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Join Ian Teal co-director of The Weyauwega International Film Festival will be returning November 11-14 to the Gerold Opera House in Weyauwega, WI for it’s fifth year of films from around the globe.
This year the festival presented by Wega Arts will be screening forty-three films representing seventeen different countries. Many of the films were either made in Wisconsin or have Wisconsin connections.
This year Friday at the festival happens to fall on the 13th of the month which of course invites an opportunity to screen horror films.
The Weyauwega International Film Festival (WIFF) has seized this opportunity to satisfy the horror hounds in Central Wisconsin and will be screening horror films and thrillers all day on Friday the 13th in what they are calling a “Friday the 13th Fright Fest”.
Of course WIFF is not all about horror films. Some great feature films and documentaries as well as a wide variety of short films will be screened this year.
Saturday starts with a filmmaker seminar with local filmmakers Dan Davies, Craig Knitt and Rex Sikes at 10am.
An encore screening of the previously mentioned EMBERS screens at 2:15pm. The very entertaining romantic comedy DIRTY BEAUTIFUL screens at 4pm.
Tickets are $12 for a day pass which are good for any one film or a whole day of films. Festival passes are $30 and are good for the whole festival and also include a free large popcorn!
The full schedule can be found at wegaarts.org. Festival passes can also be found online The box office: 920-867-4888. See you at the Gerold!
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 Visit and subscribe to Rex Sikes' Movie Beat Blog at http://www.RexSikesMovieBeat.me for articles and more about the industry we love and work in.
Join Rick Vaicisu,The Flyway Film Festival Director and Rex Sikes discussing what's new at the upcoming 8th Fest in Pepin, Wisconsin. October 21-25, 2015. Flyway showcases top-notch emerging filmmakers from across the globe. Flyway has won accolades from industry pros, filmmakers, and audiences.Opening night film is The Driftless Area, starring John Hawkes, Zooey Deschanel, and Anton Yelchin. World premieres at the festival are Pictures of Lily, by British director Mark Banks; Remittance, by Patrick Daly and Joel Fendelman, and Second Honeymoon, by Dutch filmmaker Kristjan Knigge. There are workshops and mentor sessions with industry experts Seed&Spark's Erica Anderson, King is a Fink's Julie Keck and Jessica King, location manager Charlotte Ariss, and filmmakers Emily Ting (It's AlreadyTomorrow in Hong Kong) and Norah Shapiro (Miss Tibet: Beauty in Exile). Ted Hope and Brian Newman, will be around to chat with attendees. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, and more at http://www.rexsikes.com Visit and subscribe to Rex Sikes' Movie Beat Blog at http://www.RexSikesMovieBeat.me for articles and more about our industry.
Rex Piano, director, PT 5Upon graduating NYU School of the Arts , Rex worked as a 1st A.D. on dozens of commercials and films until he took a full time position at a NY Commercial Production Company. In 1985 Rex as Head of Production for O’Quinn Productions. he produced numerous videos for Fangoria Magazine. In 1987 Rex became Head of Production for Associated Television International. Rex wrote, produced and/or directed several TV specials and numerous travel videos. Rex also co-wrote and line produced the feature film “Chill Factor,” starring Paul Williams, Patrick Macnee and Andrew Prine. Rex line produced “Severed Ties” in 1991 for Fangoria Films. In 1995 he produced the syndicated TV show “High Tide,” starring Rick Springfield. Rex became one of the series’ rotating directors. Some of the episodic shows Rex has directed “Mike Hammer, Private Eye”, “Silk Stalkings”, “Born Free”, “Air America” and “Nightman.” In 2000 Rex produced and directed the multi-award winning romantic comedy feature film “The Month Of August.” Rex followed that film with the highly viewed and critically acclaimed TV movie “Hope Ranch” for The Animal Planet channel. Rex then began directing TV movies that aired on PAX and Lifetime Television. Rex has directed or produced 21 movies. In 2007 Rex was the primary director on “ROME – The Rise and Fall of an Empire,” for the History Channel. Stay tuned to Rex Sikes' Movie Beat for other great interviews, cast & crew listings, events, premieres & more at rexsikes.com Visit and subscribe to Rex Sikes' Movie Beat Blog at http://www.RexSikesMovieBeat.me for articles and more about the industry we love and work in.
Michael Frost Beckner, screenwriter, launched his writing career with three record-making “spec” script sales: Texas Lead & Gold, Cutthroat Island, Hunchback of Notre Dame. He's writtern dozens of screenplays, studio rewrites, twenty pilots for commercial and cable networks, numerous episodes for network television, His first original film Sniper spawned three sequels. His big-screen success came with Universal's Spy Games, directed by Tony Scott starring Robert Redford and Brad Pitt. He created, Excutive Producered and wrote the CBS series, The Agency. He began his career as director, Barry Levinson’s Writing Assistant working with the director on Good Morning, Vietnam and Rain Man. From 1997 to 2008, he worked extensively with director, Sydney Pollack, adapting John Le Carre’s The Night Manager and writing two more films and developing two television series. Recent writing credits include: CSI: Crime Scene Investigators, Discovery's Gold Fever, and he is preparing the Spy Game prequel Muir’s Gambit for production and has adapted his novel Berlin Mesa into a 4 hour mini-series for AMC, Beckner is currently working on City of Lies with director Wolfgang Petersen. upcoming Civil War Event Mini-Series To Appomattox. 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
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Tonight Pop Art Painter Jamie Roxx (www.JamieRoxx.us) welcomes Kenny Wilkerson of Nova Rex (Rock/Metal/Glam) to the show!
NOVA REX have been keeping the hard rock party alive since 1985, with a little help from Budweiser, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, and the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. “I Just Wanna Rock,” “Turn it Up Loud,” “Think of Me,” and a hit list of classic rock n’ roll continue to inspire good times and fun adventures for the legion who know NOVA REX rocks! NOVA REX were recently ranked in the top 50 out of 100 in the Greatest Glam Bands from the 80’s on VH1, and take movie star glamour and hair metal swagger into millions of homes with real-life Rockumentary “Nova Rex: Ain’t Easy Being Cheesy.”
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Rex and Sherry in the national touring company of Godspell
How do they know this? They teach the skills of improvisation. To improvise is to produce or make something from whatever is available. It is the art of experiencing, reacting and creating, in the moment, and in response to the stimulus of your environment and your own inner feelings.
Actors use improvisation skills to make a character come alive. Educators use improvisation to engage their students in active learning. Professionals use improvisation to think on their feet, make connections with others, and build shared ideas.
Rex and Sherry are partners in marriage and work. They are making a living as actors and artists;. They are crafting and navigating successful and innovative career paths that include performing, writing, directing and teaching.
Rex Knowles and Sherry Landrum currently run the two year Professional Actor Training Program at Chattanooga State Community College in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
The curriculum is modeled after the New Actors Workshop, a prestigious training program in NYC founded by George Morrison, Mike Nichols and Paul Sills, where, for ten years, Rex and Sherry taught and administered the program.
Christian Patriots will welcome special guest Pastor Rex King on Christian Patriots Radio starting at 7 PM EST. We will be discussing God’s word along with the problems of today.
Dr. Rex King has been the Senior Pastor of Mountain View Baptist Church since February 1978.
To listen to the show, tune in at ChristianPatriots or listen via phone.
The Call-in Line to listen is (646) 668-8952, if you have question and wish to go on the show Press #1, this indicates you are wanting to speak.
Part 1 (of 2) of an in-depth discussion with former Kentucky and NBA star Rex Chapman. In Part 1, Chapman tells some fascinating stories about his relentless recruitment, his memorable run in Lexington, being the first player ever signed by the Charlotte Hornets, how he scored 39 points against Michael Jordan's 72-10 Bulls team, and what made Steve Nash and Jason Kidd so great.
(In Part 2, Chapman talks about the difficulties he’s faced after retiring from the NBA, why he thinks he’s battled with addiction, and the embarrassing event that ultimately led him to better his life.)
Mike Silva and Joe Buono talk about the upcoming Yankees Wild Card play-in game with Chris Carelli of SNY. Greg Prince of Faith & Fear in Flushing gives perspective on the Mets NL East Championship and his thoughts on the upcoming NLDS with the Dodgers. The guys give their predictions for the Jets Week 4 matchup against Miami in London and the Giants taking on Rex Ryan in Orchard Park.
Jeff Gendelman, writer and producer, wrote and produced The Surface, an 18-year journey of perseverance from idea to production. The film stars Sean Astin, Chris Mulkey and Mimi Rogers and was directed by Gil Cates Jr. Jeff also produced and directed the award-winning short film, In Passing. He produced the Los Angeles world premiere of the play, The Letter Writer, and then developed it to be made into a film. He produced and directed two science documentaries, and a pilot for a syndicated TV series. As an actor, Jeff co-starred with Christopher Lambert in the feature film, Splitsville. He had a supporting role opposite Robert Forster and Donnie Wahlberg in the feature film, Diamond Men. His TV work includes guest-starring roles on NBC’s Law and Order and he was featured on Beverly Hills 90210. Jeff was also a series regular on the television dramas One Life to Live, Guiding Light and Loving (nominated for Outstanding Actor in a daytime TV series). He studied in film classes at the American Film Institute (Los Angeles), New YorkUniversity, USC, and at the BBC (London). Jeff has also been involved with the theater since age 10. After graduating from the University of Minnesota he went to train in the American Conservatory Theater Advanced Actor Program in San Francisco. He has acted and directed at theaters throughout the United States and Japan, including Old Globe Shakespeare Company (San Diego), Milwaukee Repertory, Mark Taper Forum (Los Angeles), and Riverside Shakespeare Company (New York City). Stay tuned to Rex Sikes Movie Beat for other great archived interviews, cast and crew listings, events, festivals, premieres, and more at rexsikes.com Visit and subscribe to Rex Sikes' Movie Beat Blog at http://www.RexSikesMovieBeat.me for articles and more about the industry we love and work in.