• 01:01

    ♥Storytellers On The Net- IAWTV & People's Choice Awards Wrap Up

    in Entertainment

    ♥Tuesday evening the International Academy of Web Television Awards Ceremony took place at the Rio in Las Vegas!  Although I was one of the lucky few that got to judge the webseries submissions, I was uanble to attend, so I'm doing the next best thing- chat with IAWTV Chairman Sibley Law.  Tonight I'll give you the low down on all the IAWTV Award winners and find out what it was like for Sibley putting together the show. 

    ♥Wednesday night the People's Choice Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre in Hollywood.  I'll give you the highlights & winners list!


  • 00:28

    *CLINK, Chat & Catch Up!* with @MsHelenna!

    in Entertainment

    Meet an exciting & dynamic woman: Helenna Santos, creator of Ms. in the Biz!

    Helenna created Ms. In The Biz as a hub for the next generation of female Hollywood Power Players. A proud member of Film Independent, Women in Film, and the IAWTV (International Academy of Web Television), she can often be found on panels and in appearances at conventions such as “Comic-Con” and Stan Lee’s “Comikaze.” Hollywood can seem like a tricky beast, but the more you know about its wily ways, the less intimidating it is, and the more fun its wild nature will be. "Thriving in Hollywood!" is a compilation of 25 pieces written by 21 different women in the entertainment industry from the first year of msinthebiz.com. Whether you are brand new to the business or an industry veteran, “Thriving in Hollywood!" will keep you motivated, inspired and arm you with knowledge!

    We can't wait to *CLINK!*, chat and catch up with her!

  • 02:04

    The IAWTV Board Election Episode

    in Entertainment

    Weekly podcast dedicated to independent internet television and original for the web content. Join hosts April and Amanda as they are joined by fellow nominees for the IAWTV board of directors for an informal discussion of the issues facing the organization.

  • 01:07

    ♥Storytellers On The Net- STILL Webseries

    in Entertainment

    ♥For all those in love with The Walking Dead this is a series for you!  STILL is a SciFi-Fantasy webseries that screams creepy!  What do you do in a small town when strange sounds fill the sky and your neighbors turn into zombies?  RUN!  This series is incredibly eerie, well written and the editing is incredible.  

    ♥STILL is nominated for 4 Indie Series Awards, was an Official Selction of the LA Web and is an Official Selction of Hollyweb Festival. Join me tonight as I chat with the creator of STILL Jonthan Holbrook, the man behind Supervisor of FX Special Effects Brent Barrie and actors Dave Shecter (Levi) and Chloe Holbrook (Nina).  

  • 01:01

    Lydias Literary Lowdown with Lydia Aswolf

    in Books

    Los Angeles-based composer Rob Gokee, know for his varying style & flexibility, studied Music Theory & Composition at the University of New Mexico, and then spent six months under the tutelage of world renowned composer Christopher Young (Spider-Man 3, The Grudge, Ghost Rider). Rob has scored 8 feature films, dozens of shorts, and three dozen different TV series & pilots, including the National Geographic show “Known Universe,” SyFy’s “Fact Or Faked,” PBS’ “Roadtrip Nation,” Speed Channel’s “Car Science,” and TruTV’s “Police POV.”
    His 2012 IAWTV Award-Winning score for the series “GOLD: Night of the Zombie King” is a wonderful mix of acoustic folk and epic fantasy; ”My Bitchy-Witchy Paris Vacation” is a lovely blend of drama and comedy ala “Under the Tuscan Sun”; “End Result” is non-stop “24″-like action; and his Award-Nominated score for the scfi comedy series “SOLO” is an eclectic grab bag of Asian, Middle Eastern and Jazz styles.
    Rob is currently scoring the features “Alice & the Monster” & “Love in the Time of Monsters,” The Social Network meets Wall Street show “Cost Of Capital,” music for several Discovery & TruTV shows, readying a new CD compilation of television & film scores, and writing his second book, about composing for television & film in the indie world, and how to make a living doing it. He resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Producer Allison Vanore.

  • 00:22

    The Stockholm Series Cast -- Brittani Noel and Zack Gold

    in Movies

    The dark comedy webseries Stockholm, described by TUBEFILTER as "Dexter meets 30 Rock," was just Nominated for 2 IAWTV Awards. Stockholm premiered on BLIP, where it broke over 280,000 views; it is originated by Writer/Director Scott Brown (currently directs Larry King Now, Nominated for Streamy Award in Direction for hit series Blue Movies with over 6 million views, most recent series Asylum now available on HULU) and stars Zack Gold and Brittani Noel (who also produced). 

  • 00:49

    GenreTainment - Writer & Producer Victor R. Solis

    in Entertainment

    Marx and Julie talk about what is happening in the world of film, TV and web series. This time GenreTainment speaks to Victor R. Solis, the co-creator of the popular live action comic book web series Generic Girl.   This Jack Kirby inspired series follows the adventures of closet comic geek Gillian Romero and her aspiring superhero roommate Pete Kirby (aka Captain Freelance) as they battle scheming villains, bureaucrats, and one mysterious machine.   Solis tells us how his IAWTV nominated series (Best Director, Comedy for co-creator Steven Wasserman) was created, provides behind-the-scenes stories, gives tips to web series creators, shares his views of the future of web series, and more.   Hosts (and filmmakers) Marx and Julie give you the latest news on movies, television, web series and comic books; plus, interviews with writers, directors, producers and actors in both independent and not-so-independent creations.   Want to be a guest or suggest a guest? Email Marx & Julie at: GenreTainment@scifipulse.net

  • 02:01

    Indie Intertube Returns

    in Entertainment

    Weekly podcast dedicated to independent internet television and original for the web content.This week Indie Intertube returns from their 3 week trip/absence to talk about the IAWTV awards and update everyone on the filming and release of their documentary web series Indie Interstate.

  • 00:41

    Arts,Entertainment and the Business of it All

    in Pop Culture

    Want to know about the Oscars, what goes on behind the scenes and all things entertainment?  Check out Kristyn Burtt.  This energetic LA reporter will keep you posted.  She is a correspondent for ivillage.com and “is an IAWTV award-winning host, new media producer, and pop culture writer”. Check out her resume at her website.  It is most impressive.
    Kristyn started off a dancer at my alma mater, NYU, but went along with the changes life had to offer.  She finds herself out in LA at press junkets, on the red carpet and talking the Hollywood’s biggest starts.  I’m glad she had time to talk with me…lol
    I had so much fun chatting with Kristyn, and I bet it was interesting for her to be on the other side of the interview.  Give a listen and enjoy!!!

  • 00:31


    in Internet

    Jenni has been deeply involved in innovative online communities for several years, dating back to the cult internet series Nobody’s Watching (over 40M views) and later becoming a central figure in the web video breakout lonelygirl15 fan community. This led to her creating the fan-favorite parody series LonelyJew15 which landed her a job at lonelygirl15’s production company EQAL.  She has a strong background in production working for Upright Citizen’s Brigade (UCB), A&E’s Deadliest Catch, and Lifetime’s Lisa Williams Life Among The Dead.

  • 00:30

    Oscars Fashions and Recap with Kristyn Burtt

    in Women

    We are thrilled to have Entertainment Reporter, Kristyn Burtt back on DivaTalkRadio. All month long, Kristyn has taken us behind the Red Carpet with updates on nominations, fashions, and Star sightings. Today, she will share with us the inside scoop of the Red Carpet.

    Kristyn Burtt is a Streamy Award nominated host, new media producer, and pop culture writer. She began her hosting career with a children’s dance video teaching the world how to Electric Slide and Hokey Pokey. Since then, she has moved on to more serious ventures with the pilot episodes of The Arena with Jesse Ventura on MSNBC and host/reporter stints with QVC, ShopNBC, and PAX. She covered the 83rd Annual Academy Awards from the Nominations to the Red Carpet for Starpulse as well as the 65th Annual Tony Awards. 

    Currently, she is working as an entertainment correspondent for NBC/Universal's, iVillage.com. With 5 running infomercials, she is also a fixture on televisions all across the globe.

    Kristyn was nominated for a 2010 Streamy Award for Best Web Series Host, and The Web Files received 3 nominations at the 2012 IAWTV Awards including her winning two awards including Best Host in a Taped Hosted Web Series.  Recently, Newstex syndicated her pop culture blog, Red Carpet Closet. 

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