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MARISHKA S. PHILLIPS
Broadway actress, accomplished director, and thespian guru, Marishka S. Phillips is an actor’s actor with an extraordinary wealth of talent.
A native of Brooklyn, New York, Marishka began performing at age of eight, and by the time she was thirteen, was cast in the European tour of Raisin, a musical version of the popular play A Raisin In The Sun. Upon graduating from Springfield Gardens High School, Marishka honed in on her skills at the prestigious Alvin Ailey School of Dance, the Broadway Dance Center, and Fordham University, where she studied theater arts.
Marishka’s big break came at the age of nineteen when the budding actress landed a feature role in the Broadway musical, Uptown: It’s Hot. Directed by the legendary Maurice Hines, Marishka found her niche on stage, and would go on to star in a host of other musicals, including Bubblin’ Brown Sugar, FAME: The Musical, The Wiz, and The Me Nobody Knows.
During a quick stint in Los Angeles, in 1991, Marishka made the move to television, scoring bit parts on the last two seasons of The Cosby Show and it’s spin-off A Different World, but by 1997, Marishka found herself back on stage, and spent the next ten years touring Europe in big budget plays and musicals. Covering over eight countries, Marishka performed various roles in productions such as Tribute to the Blues Brothers, Ludwig: The Musical, and Teatro Piazzo. In between stage work, in 2002, Marishka released a musical recording on Hinterland Records entitled The Hike, and in 2007, released At The Waterfront on Mole Listening Pearls. Under the mentorship of renowned acting coach, Susan Batson, Marishka returned to New York and continued studying the are of acting.
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes director Michael G. Bartlett to #ConversationsLIVE to discuss his journey in the industry and the film TREEHOUSE which is coming to viewers in Feb. Joining the conversation as well is actress Dana Melanie.
Antonio James was born in Memphis, TN. He was raised by his mother and step-father in Northaven, but spent most of his teenage years in Hickory Hill with his father. He attended dozens of schools by his Freshmen year at Millington Central High School in Millington Central where he graduated in 2003.
Several months after graduation James enlisted in the United States Air Force. After one term, he return to his hometown of Memphis where hardships and lack of employment opportunities led him to discover a new hobby, filmmaking.
With the help of his uncle - he begin filming music videos for Media Workz and Catina Johnson, short films and commercials. Antonio talents as a director was quickly recognized by the local community where he was hired as a contractor for the Memphis Veteran Affairs Medical Center Public Affairs Videographer. He also became the official videographer for Al Sharpton's National Action Network, Memphis Chapter under Gregory Grant.
Shortly after, James decided to quit providing video and recording services and start producing TV and Films. With help, he was able to produce and direct his first feature, Trey the Movie. After completion Antonio moved to Los Angeles, where he currently resides.
James' 2013 film debut Trey the movie received International Films Award, from IFS, Texas Black film Festival and Action on Film International Film Festival in Monrovia, California.
Since his move to Los Angeles in February 2013, Antonio James has been a background extra in Zac Efron's feature film "Neighbors" and General Hospital.
Welcome to Happy Talk Radio. My name is GG Stanley. I am your host with the most happy news to share with you every Saturday at 2:00 PM EST from coast-to-coast.
Happy Talk mission is to deliver family friendly chats of purpose with happy talks and happy thoughts that penetrate the mind, body and soul in love and happiness.
Today, my amazing guest is Terrell Sandefur. Terrell is the Director of the Macon Film Festival in Macon, Georgia.
He is going to HIT IT in chats about the Macon Film Festival 2015 and much more.
If you would like to chat with him while we are on air, please dial (347) 857-1142.
Terrell Sandefur is a visionary leader, a relationship broker, publicist, and founder and owner of The SoChi Gallery - an art and event venue in Macon, Georgia.
He has put Macon on the world's map in the film industry. Movie Maker Magazine name MFF as one of the "Top 25 Cooliest Film Festival in the World."
He is the immediate past president of the Macon Film Festival and has served as the film festival marketing chair and emcee since 2006. He is also a member of the Macon Film Commission, past president of the Macon Arts Alliance and a 2009 Cultural Award winner. A proponent & promoter of indie filmmaking and filmmaking in Georgia, he has worked on several films in a variety of capacities, including media relations, social media management, casting, location scout, production manager, prop master, actor and producer. He has helped facilitate several films to be shot in Macon.
Terrell currently lives in Macon, Georgia with his wife, Kim, and twin teens, Wyatt and Nina.
Need I say more, but I won't because he will personally share happy talks and happy thoughts with you right now. So, don't you go anywhere.
Happy Talk Radio is bringing it home to you with happy talks and happy thoughts.
Film Director and National Best Selling Author Willie Speight will be on MnTc Radio giving an in depth interview on his latest book projects and some insight on his plans coming up this year. This will be a special show. So make sure to call in at 718-508-9559 to speak to him live on air. Mr. Music will be the host. Mr. Music will be answering questions from the listener online chatroom as well.
LaTara Thompkins is the Founder and Artistic Director of N.I.A. Kids Center for the Performing Arts. LaTara founded this organization to address the concern and need to provide productive activities for youth in the community to help transform their free time from a threat to their safety and security into opportunities to participate in enriching, life-changing programs.
LaTara is the product of a family of singers, musicians, and performers. As with many singers, LaTara got her start in performing by singing with the church choir. Her involvement as a youth and young singer allowed opportunities that developed her as a leader and songstress. Her vocal training has allowed her opportunities to perform as a lead soloist and performer. She has recorded with local gospel artists and is a founding member of the local gospel group, “Devotion.” She continues to use her vocal talent to train and develop young singers.
As the Founder of N.I.A. Kids, LaTara continues to use her creativity to implement programs and opportunities for youth to get formal training in a variety of artistic disciplines. She oversees a strong, artistic team and has successfully produced several outstanding theatrical productions. Through the programs of N.I.A. Kids, LaTara continues to use her gifts to Nurture Inspire and Affirm all of the children that are blessed to cross her path.
Grand Rapids Area Professionals for Excellence (GRAPE) is a nonprofit organization with more than 600 active members who attend monthly events, which provide learning opportunities, collaboration and networking for Grand Rapids professionals.
Our guest on this episode of In Life Now Radio is Mr. John Potter who is the Executive Director and co-founder of this organization. Listen as she shares insight on the importance of getting out of your comfort zone and getting to know people.
For more information or to become a member of GRAPE go to http://www.grapegr.org
Business Lunch with OB is 60 powerful minutes to help you move closer to optimal at work and life and make tomorrow better than today. It’s hosted by Michael O’Brien aka OB. Michael is a business leadership coach, motivational speaker, and president of Peloton Coaching and Consulting. (www.pelotoncc.net).
Business Lunch with OB airs on the Life Coach Chat Channel on the 1st and 3rd Friday of every month from 12pm to 1pm eastern. Business Lunch with OB will feature contemporary business challenges, steps to achieve your best results, and interviews with exceptional business leaders.
This week Michael interviews Billy Starr, Founder and Executive Director of The Pan-Mass Challenge (PMC). The Pan-Mass Challenge raises money for life-saving cancer research and treatment at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute through an annual bike-a-thon that crosses the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Since its founding in 1980, the PMC has successfully melded support from committed cyclists, volunteers, corporate sponsors and individual contributors. All are essential to the PMC's goal and model: to attain maximum fundraising efficiency while increasing its annual gift. Our hope and aspiration is to provide Dana-Farber's doctors and researchers with the necessary resources to discover cures for all cancers.
Michael brings 22 years of leadership and executive experience to his coaching practice. He’s seen success in the field, the conference room, and the boardroom. Peloton Coaching and Consulting aligns with his passion of business leadership development and changing lives through great leadership. He is solely focused on helping his clients get better results.
Kevin Macdonald won an Academy Award as director of One Day in September, which was voted Best Documentary Feature in 2000. Mr. Macdonald’s 2003 feature Touching the Void became the highest-grossing British documentary in U.K. box office history. The film won the Evening Standard and BAFTA Awards for Best British Film. His first non-documentary feature was The Last King of Scotland. Forest Whitaker’s performance as Idi Amin earned the actor the BAFTA and Academy Awards for Best Actor, among other honors. The movie additionally won BAFTA Awards for Best British Film and Best Adapted Screenplay, as well as BAFTA (Scotland) Awards for Best Film, Best Screenplay, and Best Actor (James McAvoy). Mr. Macdonald was named Best Director at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs), and cinematographer Anthony Dod Mantle won the Best Technical Achievement BIFA. He next directed the Washington-set thriller State of Play, starring Russell Crowe and Ben Affleck, which earned him a London Critics’ Circle Film Award nomination; the Roman epic adventure The Eagle, also for Focus Features and Film4, starring Channing Tatum and Jamie Bell; and the wartime drama How I Live Now, starring Saoirse Ronan and Harley Bird, both of whom received British Independent Film Award nominations for their performances.Concurrently, Mr. Macdonald’s feature documentary work as director has continued apace with Marley, his acclaimed film about Bob Marley’s life and work, which received BAFTA and Grammy Award nominations, among other honors ; and Christmas in a Day and Life in a Day, both of which showcased footage contributed by filmmakers all over the world in 24-hour periods. The latter world-premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was then released on YouTube, generating over 8 million views. You can email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Twitter @123Film
Robb Pratt is a Disney veteran, having started at Feature Animation in 1994 as a traditional animator. After animating on such modern Disney classics as “Pocahontas”, “Fantasia 2000”, “Hercules” and “Tarzan”, Robb eventually joined Disney TV Animation as a storyboard artist where he has boarded such shows as “Mickey Mouse Clubhouse” and “Kim Possible”. After directing the Disney Channel hit series “The Replacements”, Robb joined DisneyToon Studios as a story artist on the PLANES franchise. A true comic geek, Robb is the producer/director of the fan films "Superman Classic" and it's follow-up, "Bizarro Classic".You can email your questions to email@example.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film
Journey to Legacy is honored to welcome Director Mykel Coleman to the show. Mykel Coleman Studios seeks to be the leading brand of impeccable quality offering inevitable Motion Picture, Television, and Theatrical productions. His company believes in giving opportunities to people who are extremely passionate about their abilities as well as molding individuals with positive attitudes and relentless work ethics to obtain growth and success. Mykel not only directs movies, but owns clothing lines, talk shows, magazines, and more!
His motto is: “True greatness comes from serving others...if you want to be truly great then serve others.”
Tune in at 7pm to catch this amazing interview and get inspired on your journey to legacy!