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  • 01:27

    Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats with director Greydon Clark

    in Film

    Greydon Clark, director, producer, writer, author, actor. During four decades, Greydon Clark worked in front of and behind the camera, bringing some of the most memorable movies to life. From the sexy pep squad of Satan's Cheerleaders to the dirty dancing of The Forbidden Dance, Clark excelled at exploitation and helmed twenty diverse films such as Without Warning, Joysticks, Wacko and Black Shampoo. "On the Cheap" is a valuable tool for anyone interested in films or becoming a filmmaker. Greydon tells the story of his days on the fringes of Hollywood, struggling to make films in one of the most cut-throat businesses around. Reading his autobiography is like sitting down with a face-to-face discussion of the low budget film industry. His movies boast Oscar winners - Martin Landau, George Kennedy, Jack Palance and stars who were at the beginning of their careers - Andrew Dice Clay, David Caruso, Julia Duffy, Laura Harring, etc. Greydon breaks down each of his films into easily understood categories - screenplay, financing, preproduction, production, postproduction and distribution allowing the reader a true behind the scenes look at low budget filmmaking. Clark also appeared in  Hell's Bloody Devils and Dracula vs Frankenstein He has directed low-budget and straight-to-video movies for 20 years. Some of these are Tom, Black Shampoo, Satan's Cheerleaders, Without Warning, Wacko, Joysticks, Univited, and Skinheads. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com

  • 01:00

    The Perimenopausal Drunk

    in Health

    Elizabeth Vargas: 'I Am an Alcoholic': How Did This Happen?


    Perimenopause, estrogen deficiency, and addictive behavior.


    Not the life you signed up for?


    Perimenopause, like puberty, is a transitional period a woman "goes through" as she's checking out of Hotel Reproduction and into the retirement home of PostProduction.


    #MTR #Moxie


    Slides for this show http://menopausemoxie.com/perimenopausal-drunk/

  • 00:43

    FROM 'SUPERGIRL' TO SONGWRITER: HELEN SLATER

    in Entertainment

    Helen Slater's career has encompassed motion pictures, television, music, and legitimate stage. Upon graduating from the famed High School of Performing Arts, her debut film performance in Supergirl, opposite Faye Dunaway and Peter O'Toole, won praise from the most cynical of critics and launched her performing career.  She went on to star in such films as The Legend of Billie Jean, Ruthless People, The Secret of My Success, City Slickers, Sticky Fingers, Lassie, No Way Back, The Steal, and Seeing Other People, among others.   Her credits also include the Fox original movie 12:01, Hallmark Hall of Fame's Best Friends for Life with Gena Rowlands, Toothless with Kirstie Alley and Lifetime’s The Good Mother.  She currently has two movies in postproduction, The Curse of Downer's Grove with Bela Heathcote and A Remarkable Life with Daphne Zuniga.   Helen has also found success in the theatre world. She co-founded the theatre group The Naked Angels, and was a member of the Actor's Movement Studio.    A singer and songwriter since her days at the High School of Performing Arts, Helen has performed at clubs and benefits in the Los Angles area. As an artist, Helen has also released four CDs of her own original music, including a unique children’s album about Greek mythology.

  • 00:22

    Interview with Tommy Reid - Superthief

    in Entertainment

    Media Nite Radio welcomes to the airwaves, Tommy Reid
    Tommy Reid is an accomplished Director, Producer & Writer with over thirteen combined years of Independent Feature, Documentary and Field Production experience. 
    In 1998, Tommy Reid started Dundee Entertainment, LLC, an entertainment production and development company focused on high concept films at cost conscious budgets. Dundee has a production slate of over 20 projects in various stages of development.
     
    Reid directed and produced his first feature film STRIKE starring Tara Reid, Vinnie Jones, Ray Wise, Vincent Pastore, Robert Carradine, Rachel Hunter and Ross Patterson. Tommy took on a key role during pre-production thru postproduction on the film, making critical decisions while maintaining an on-schedule and on-budget production. STRIKE (June 2009) is released domestically by Anchor Bay on DVD.
    Mr. Reid is now in post production on his current documentary feature called “$uperthief: The Mastermind Behind America’s Biggest Bank Heist.” $uperthief is a captivating firsthand look at the life of Phil Christopher, a career criminal, Mafia associate, and one of the most successful bank burglars in the U.S. 

  • 00:27

    Q&A with James Cotten

    in Film

    Filmmaking phenom James Cotten sits down with Ben Wiggins to discuss postproduction and his upcoming directorial effort, a biopic of Albert Einstein.

  • 00:31

    PATRICIA RICHARDSON!

    in Entertainment

    Patricia Richardson is best known for her portrayal of Jill Taylor on the long-running series “Home Improvement” in which she co-starred with Tim Allen. For her work on the series she received nominations for four Emmys and two Golden Globes as “Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series.” While starring in “Home Improvement” she also co-hosted the Emmy Awards with Ellen DeGeneres



    Richardson went on to star as Dr. Andy Campbell in “Strong Medicine” for three seasons and received a Commendation from the Prism Awards one year and was nominated for her work in an episode another year.



    For the last two years of “West Wing,” Patricia had a recurring role as Sheila Brooks, Alan Alda’s Chief of Staff.



    She also plays the hippie owner of a Northern California surf shop, the grandmother of Aimee Teegarden, and long-lost love of Vietnam Vet Lance Henriksen in “Beautiful Wave,” a feature that is currently in postproduction.



    For her first leading role in a film, the much-acclaimed “Ulee’s Gold,” directed by Victor Nunez and co-starring Peter Fonda, Richardson was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award.

  • 01:00

    Digital Production BuZZ

    in Entertainment

    Each week Creative Planet's Digital Production BuZZ works to keep you in touch with trends and technologies, people and practices that you need to know to keep up to date with digital production, postproduction and distribution opportunities.

    We plan to inform, educate, and entertain you by showcasing the people creating the cool tools and those who're using them in creative or innovative projects. We'll bring you what's happening now, the tools and techniques to make your business grow now, and where we think the industry will evolve in the future so you can take advantage of emerging opportunities.

  • 01:00

    Digital Production BuZZ

    in Entertainment

    Each week Creative Planet's Digital Production BuZZ works to keep you in touch with trends and technologies, people and practices that you need to know to keep up to date with digital production, postproduction and distribution opportunities.

    We plan to inform, educate, and entertain you by showcasing the people creating the cool tools and those who're using them in creative or innovative projects. We'll bring you what's happening now, the tools and techniques to make your business grow now, and where we think the industry will evolve in the future so you can take advantage of emerging opportunities.

    What’s On This Week’s Digital Production BuZZ!,

    Host Larry Jordan, and co-host Michael Horton talk with:

    Gita Saedi Kiely, series producer for The New Americans on PBS, joins us to talk about creating a high-quality documentary for network broadcast. What are the challenges in creating a series and what can we learn from her experience?

    Raju Vegesna, evangelist for Zoho, has his head in the cloud (OK, I couldn’t resist.) Cloud computing, where data is stored on the network, is the latest fad to hit computers. Is this a good thing? Can video professionals take advantage of it? What are the risks when you can’t see where you data is stored? We discuss all this tonight.

    Scott Simmons, Avid/FCP editor, wrote a blog about Avid for Final Cut Editors. Could this be the apocalypse? What does it all mean? Our curiosity is piqued and Scott will join us to tell all this week.

    You can’t find people or interviews like this anywhere else! It’s another fascinating show — all the information you need now to know what’s coming next!

  • 00:30

    Independent Filmmakers!

    in Movies

    This is a great time for Independent filmmakers. But how do you navigate the shark-infested waters of the film industry and still come out strong? It's pretty simple if you understand the global world of independent filmmaking. You can email your questions to 123FilmEasy@Gmail.com and we'll answer them "LIVE ON AIR." Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on "Twitter" at https://twitter.com/123Film.

  • 00:30

    Hollywood 411!

    in Movies

    When many filmmakers first arrive in Hollywood, they feel overwhelmed and confused. That's OK! It's to be expected with any creative endeavor. But, the upside is, once you understand the foundation it really is as easy as 123! You can email your questions to 123FilmEasy@Gmail.com and we'll answer them "LIVE ON AIR." Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on "Twitter" at https://twitter.com/123Film.

  • 00:30

    The Digital Age!

    in Movies

    We live in a world where everything literally is at your fingertips. But the question that remains is, "how do independent filmmakers fit into the "Digital Age" when they don't have mainstream distribution? Today we'll discuss some of the avenues that are available to filmmakers in today's market right here in the US and globally. You can email your questions to 123FilmEasy@Gmail.com and we'll answer them "LIVE ON AIR." Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on "Twitter" at https://twitter.com/123Film.