award-winning filmmaker Christine Swanson acquired a Bachelor of Arts degree
from the University of Notre Dame double majoring in Film Theory and Japanese.
She also earned her MFA in Film from New York University’s Tisch School of the
Arts, where she was selected to become a Willard T.C. Johnson Fellow, the most
prestigious fellowship given a student.
developed, written, and directed movie projects for many companies including
HBO Films and Magnolia Pictures. She and her husband, producer Michael Swanson,
currently run Faith Filmworks, an independent film company, and have been
featured in The New York Times, JET Magazine, Uptown Magazine, Christianity
Today and CNN as a rising duo in the entertainment industry. CNN also
identified Christine as one of the most promising filmmakers to emerge from
NYU’s graduate film program since Martin Scorsese, Ang Lee, Oliver Stone and
Spike Lee, who served as Christine's directing teacher.
Christine wrote and directed the 2008 romantic drama feature film, All About
Us, starring Boris Kodjoe, Ryan Bathé, Luke Swanson, LaTanya Richardson,
Academy Award nominee Ruby Dee with a special appearance by Academy Award
winner Morgan Freeman. All About Us was invited to the prestigious Heartland
Film Festival, The Chicago International Film Festival and the Cannes Festival
du Film Panafricain.
storyteller, Christine was requested to revise the entire screenplay for Woman
Thou Art Loosed before it headed into production. The film, starring Kimberly
Elise, Loretta Devine and T.D. Jakes, went on to win the 2004 Santa Barbara
International Film Festival and the Blockbuster Audience Award for Best Feature
Film at the 2004 American Black Film Festival. The film was released in U.S.
theaters to great acclaim in October 2004, before becoming a best seller for
20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
Christine directed national commercials for her alma mater, the University of
Notre Dame, featuring Emmy winner Martin Sheen and television personality Regis
Philbin. The spots were awarded gold medals for best commercials by the Council
for Advancement and Support of Education.
currently adapting a popular novel into a screenplay and is preparing to direct
two feature films. A Detroit native, Christine and her husband are the proud
parents of four children.
Karen is a two-time James Beard Award-winning author whose books include The Flavor Bible, which was named one of the year's best cookbooks on both Today and Good Morning America, one of the 100 best cookbooks of the last 25 years by Cooking Light and one of the 10 best cookbooks in the world of the past century by Forbes.
Who is behind the dismantling of the United States and the West? What forces are at work to take down the U.S. to create a global government?
Dr. Vera Tarman: Food Junkies, The Truth About Food Addiction.
Chicago Bulls star guard, Jimmy Butler, joined Anthony Donahue to talk about his breakout season, how far the Bulls can do, what it would mean to make the All Star team and much more.
Host Barry Moltz gets small businesses unstuck. He has founded and run small businesses with a great deal of success and failure for more than 15 years. This is a business radio show where he shares all the craziness of small business. It’s that craziness that actually makes it exciting, interesting and totally unpredictable.
Official Internet radio show of forthcoming epic paranormal investigation book by Eric Olsen and "Haunted Housewife" Theresa Argie.
It's good to talk.