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Hosted by Sean K. Berry. Opening tune by Kevin MacLeod. Entertainment industry talk for pros, independents, amateurs and everyone in between. Straight up, practical talk for people in the entertainment industry. If you're an actor, writer, musician, producer, model, or other artist, you want to be here. Don't forget to check out our blog and Twitter feed for more.

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Elizabeth Spear is the director of Little Gods, the first feature film to be entirely shot and edited on the iPhone 4. She is a Texas-born award-winning filmmaker, with a B.A. degree in English Literature and Studio Art from the University of... more

Independent filmmakers interested in marketing their own films will like this chat. Dan Eberle's a good friend of the show. He has written, starred in, and directed two great films: The Local, and Prayer to a Vengeful God. The latter is now... more

Award winning writer / director / producer / cinematographer Bernard Salzman, has collaborated on over one hundred and sixty projects, including documentaries, features, TV Movies and reality TV world wide, for such clients as: BBC,... more

We're going to start off the new year by talking to an old friend, writer Steve Allrich. Steve is the screenwriter of The Canyon and is currently working on a couple of other projects. We'll talk to him about the Hollywood writing game.

From Joel Goldman's website: "I started writing thrillers when one of my former law partners complained to me about another partner. I told him we should write a murder mystery, kill the son-of-a-bitch off in the first chapter and spend the rest... more

Do book reviewers treat female writers differently than male writers? And which should mean more, anyway: praise from the New York Times Book Review, or avid fans? Tess Gerritsen will drop by to give us a frank and honest take on the... more

Dan Eberle returns to the Casting Couch to talk about his new film, Prayer to a Vengeful God, which opens in October. He'll give us the lowdown on the new movie, how he got it made, and how he navigates the festival scene.

Tarragon Theatre in Toronto is celebrating its 40th Anniversary this year. Richard Rose has been the at the helm as Artistic Director since 2002. At Tarragon he has directed numerous shows including Scorched, Léo, The Oxford Roof Climber’s... more

An actor of both stage and screen, Matthew Tompkins has appeared in numerous TV shows, feature films, commercials, and theatrical productions. He is also the producer of The Fragility of Seconds and Radiant, movies which were both... more

Michael Atkinson's new book Hemingway Cutthroat hits the shelves this month. We'll talk to him about the book, as well as spend some time chatting about movies, and the writing game.

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