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The films, words, observations and unprotected conversations of Nic Askew consider the many elements of our lives, work and society at an unusual depth. And in doing so, opens our eyes wide to what people and organizations might become. To what we might become.
Nic is a former Managing Director, and now a filmmaker and poet. His Soul Biographies series is followed faithfully by many around the world. His insight on what it is that happens between the lens, the subject & the viewer has profound implications for all.
Join us for 1 hour at 5 PM Eastern.
Host Nicole Brandon is one of the most sought after speakers in the world today. From Health, and Wellness to Wealth and Ultimate Success her seemingly unlimited well of information is simply mind boggling.
Nicole is known internationally for sharing her amazing secrets and remarkable knowledge on stage, screen, TV and in books throughout the world.
Please visit Nicole's website: http://www.nicolebrandonworldwide.com/
Jodie Myers - Childbirth and Family Filmmaker
I’m still only one in a handful of birth videographers, but birth photography has gained popularity worldwide! Recent media exposure has helped bring awareness to our field, and numerous birth related documentaries have also changed the way people think of childbirth. (i.e. Birthing Into Being, The Business of Being Born, Orgasmic Birth, Birth Day etc.) The times they are a changing, and in today’s world of instant digital gratification and documentation of every personal or world event – professional Birth Videography has an important place. It’s a priceless gift that will be cherished for years and possibly generations to come
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes filmmaker Donnell Henry to Conversations LIVE to discuss his love of bringing stories to life visually and what inspired his newest project Vesuvius. Find out how you can get involved here: www.tinyurl.com/vesuviusproject.
Julia Camara is a Brazilian award winning writer/filmmaker living in Los Angeles. She has a B.A. in cinema from Columbia College-Hollywood. Julia is also a UCLA Professional Program in Screenwriting alumna. She has written the features films 'Area Q' (starring Isaiah Washington) and 'Open Road' (starring Andy Garcia, Camilla Belle and Juliette Lewis). ‘Open Road’ is available on DVD and Blu-ray. http://www.universalstudiosentertainment.com/open-road/ Julia’s
Host Cyrus Webb welcomes filmmaker Selena Blake to Conversations LIVE to discuss not just her love of bringing stories to life on film but why Taboo Yardies was a project she felt led to produce.
Darla Rae is an award winning Christian filmmaker and CEO of Film It Productions. Her first full-length feature film, “The Goal” won 9 awards at various International Film Festivals in three countries, and has screened internationally and received worldwide distribution. Rae’s first documentary “Dandy Kids” also won awards and screened before the U.S. Congress and was distributed by Film It Productions and continues to help the medical community along with children and their families around the world.
Spirit of Love is her most recent success story. It was also nominated against Warner Brothers successful sports film about Jackie Robinson for an ICM award for TOP 5 Best Inspirational Movie. The film has received numerous awards including the Inspirational Country Music Associations “Best Inspirational Family Movie of the Year" in October 2013. She is excited and honored to be telling the story inspired by the Mike Glenn basketball camps for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.
Current projects in development are a narrative feature “ Brian’s Story, Beyond the Grave”, and a feature documentary called “Simply Magical.”
Darla encourages people everywhere to follow their dreams and to use the talents God has given them to make a difference in the lives of others. She also wants to show how people’s faith in God can help overcome obstacles, regardless of what those obstacles are.
For more information visit www.film-itproductions.com
Juan Carlos is an accomplished independent filmmaker who recently completed Know How, a hybrid documentary he directed, written and acted by foster care youth based on their own true stories. In 2010 Juan Carlos founded White Roof Project, a nonprofit focused on curbing climate change by painting black rooftops with energy saving reflective white paint. To date the organization has activated over 1000 volunteers, coated over 200k square feet, and launched a national DIY campaign. His first film was the award-winning virtual world documentary Second Skin that landed it extensive coverage in Newsweek, NPR, Wired, BBC, The Dr. Phil Show, Boston Globe, Variety and dozens of other major media outlets. Second Skin was also voted the #4 Documentary of 2008 by Ain’t It Cool News. He also produced branded content for Vice, and launched their Motherboard channel with his documentary on Richard Garriott.
For more on Juan Carlos or his Film check out our Blog at http://www.TheSashaMarinaShow.com
Becca Roth has been writing stories and screenplays since before she was old enough to type. When she was little, she would pace back and forth in her family’s computer room while her mom transcribed Becca’s excited spouting of The Wizard of Oz 2: Dorothy’s Roller-Blading Adventure. (The film has yet to be produced.) Becca made her first short film, Kings and Queens, at the age of seventeen, and has been writing and directing ever since. She graduated from Ken
Host Deardra Shuler talks with award winning director/producer/documentary filmmaker Nadine Patterson about her film "Tango Macbeth," a Shakepearean tale told with a unique slant which will be screening at the Magic Johnson Theatre on Wednesday, April 23rd at 6:30:00 pm in Harlem. Ms. Patterson has a background in theatre, world cinema and documentry film enabling her to create works grounded in historical contexts, with a unique visual palette. She operates her production and consulting company, Harmony Image Productions with her mother Marlene G. Patterson. Through the company they make multicultural films and media content.
Holding 2 Master degrees, Ms Patterson has taught video production at West Chester University, Temple University, Arcadia University, Drexel University, University of Western Sydney (Australia) and Scribe Video Center over the past 20 years and is the only filmmaker selected for The Biennial 2000 at the African American Museum in Philadelphia.
Among her films she includes “I Used to Teach English”, Winner Gold Apple Award 1994 National Educational Film/Video Festival, Oakland, CA; “Anna Russell Jones: Praisesong for a Pioneering Spirit”, Best Documentary 1993 African American Women in the Arts Film/Video Competition, Chicago, IL; “Moving with the Dreaming”, Prized Pieces award from the National Black Programming Consortium in 1997; “Todo El Mundo Dance!” selected for the 2001-2002 Council on Foundations Film and Video Festival. Other notable works include: “Shizue”; and “Release."
In 2011, she published her first book Always Emerging which regals her experiences as an independent filmmaker. "Tango Macbeth" has screened in film festivals in Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Washington D.C., Mar del Plata Argentina and Paris France.
Patty Greer is a Crop Circle filmmaker, but she hasn’t always been. In fact, it was an experience she had in a Crop Circle that compelled her to begin making the films. Patty is a musician and had no experience with filmmaking. However, she acted on the compulsion and now has 6 films on Crop Circles, UFOs, and extraterrestrials. Patty tells us how this all came about and explains how she believes the circles are made, and the messages the makers are giving us. Read more at Patty's we
Oscar Micheaux, the first African-American to produce a feature-length film (The Homesteader (1919) in 1920) and a sound feature-length film (The Exile (1931) in 1931), is not a major figure in American film just for these milestones, but because his oeuvre is a window onto the American psyche as regards race and its deleterious effects on individuals and society. He also is a pioneer of independent cinema. Though the end products of his labors often were technically crude due to budget
Join Emmy Award winning news journalist Victoria Gaither and Entertainment Co-host Michael Kay when they chat with INDIE filmmaker JOE McCLEAN while listening to the stellar tunes of MIKE CAVANAUGH. Writer/director Joe McClean, responsible for such works as "How to Make a David Lynch Film" and "Coffee Connection" has a new film out. "Life Tracker" is a film about Dillon, a documentary filmmaker who decides to follow a news story about a sci