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Love a good rant? Phil Leirness has you covered, taking on everything from the Ice Bucket Challenge to “Dr. Who” to Leonard Maltin’s Movie Guide to Helen Mirren and The Hundred-Foot Journey!
It’s all in good fun, though, and he and Dean Haglund also weigh in on Richard Linklater’s Boyhood, Philip Seymour’s last completed performance in A Most Wanted Man, listener Andrew Burt’s PhD exams, their favorite Robin Williams roles and no doubt, a little bit more.
Daniel Veluzat, PT 3 producer, movie set ranch owner, is an entrepreneur like no other. He started off in the entertainment business over 30 years ago. As a young boy Daniel grew up on movie/TV sets such as 1941 starring John Belushi, Baba Black Sheep starring Robert Conrad, McMillian and Wife starring Rock Hudson, and Maverick - The Lazy Ace starring James Garner. Daniel pportunities visiting "Fantasy Island", "Gilligan's Island", and cruising the streets of Hazzard County in his family owned General Lee's from "Duke's of Hazzard". His family built many vehicles for TV and movies. He rode in General Lee's, Army tanks, Kit from "Knight Rider" and even the "A-Team" van. Today, he owns and helps run The Veluzat Motion Picture Ranch and Melody Ranch Studios located in the Santa Clarita Valley area. Both ranches have been the backdrop where countless movies, TV shows, commercials and music videos have been filmed. Daniel has worked on the ranches as a location liaison on many television shows. Daniel fronted his own Heavy Metal band "Untaymd" and he has been able to continue being around music and work on music videos for many artists. Daniel has worked on some of Hollywood's biggest films. He has been a part of over 150 film and television productions and has also had the privilege to work alongside many of Hollywood's most famous people. He has worked as a Executive and Co Executive producer, Director, Actor, location liaison, studio manager, Stage Manager, stunt man, production designer, art director, set dresser and more! Daniel has also provided equipment to the industry such as motion picture vehicles, water trucks, production trailers, props and set dressing. 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
In this episode, our host from the listening post, Jett, chats with Andrew J. Robinson. Author, screenplay writer, and Regional Director of Central Florida for the Florida Writers Association.
Born and raised in Arlington, Massachusetts, Andrew has lived in Orlando, Florida for over twelve years. Author of numerous books, including children’s, young adult sci-fi, murder mysteries, and a teen adventure story set against the backdrop of a new species of humans – the vamps. He’s also done non-fiction work, including a series of stories about growing up on Martha’s Vineyard Island. His most recent works are a series of books about writing.
More than a hundred of his short stories are available for viewing on www.GrubStreet.ca.
He’s written a dozen screenplays – one of which – Wiccans Lair – was made into a motion picture by an Orlando indie company.
He assisted Zman Films in New York with the script Hip Hop High which was a stage show presented as part of the New York City Fringe Fest.
Andrew can be contacted via email at:DrWhoAR@hotmail.com.
Misha Zubarev returns to Movie Addict HQ for a discussion of his diverse filmmaking experience and to bring listeners up to date on the It Had To Be Us movie project. Denise Cassino, publisher of It Had To Be Us, joins in to introduce new readers to this award-winning romantic memoir by Harry and Elizabeth Lawrence. Film historian James Colt Harrison will co-host. Diana Saenger, founder of Classic Movie Guide, also plans to call in.
Misha Zubarev has worked in various capacities on such films as Shooter, Loneliness, Annapolis, Four Funny Families and Synedoche, New York. His film 18 and Out was chosen to be included in NBC's The Screening Room. He also directed an award-winning TV series titled "The Wisdom Tree" and was highlighted in MovieMaker Magazine. After reading It Had To Be Us, Zubarev became interested in adapting it for the screen. He completed the screenplay last year and plans to direct the film.
Denise Cassino heads up the Long Story Short Publishing Company and also offers impressive promotional services through her Wizardly Web Designs site. As the publisher of the Kindle version of It Had To Be Us, she organized a successful launch for the book four years ago, which led to a #1 ranking in an important Amazon category. She has now created an Anniversary Re-Launch, complete with the same bonus items from the original launch.
James Colt Harrison, a founding member of the San Diego Film Critics Society, has written a history of Hollywood studios and contributed film commentary to Classic Movie Guide, Review Express, The La Jolla Village News, Rage Monthly, No Cover Music Magazine and San Diego Metro Weekly..
The ISTA Entertainment Spotlight radio show is hosted by two aspiring actors: Ashley V. Bagley & Kevin J. Stone. It airs every Thursday from 9-11pm. Call in to listen or speak with them at 347-945-6025.
They talk about all things entertainment-wise from A-Z, such as current events, celebrity news, movies, interviews and more. They also give out casting calls for other aspiring actors.
This week on they show, Filmmaker, Nick Dalmacy, will stopping by to talk about the premiere of his film, "Sins of the Wicked", happening next Thursday. Make sure to tune in for details on when and where. As always, tune in and tell a friend!
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Lenore Andreil PT3 Producer, Director, Actress. Adriel did all three on Yellow Rock. Distributed Worldwide it won 18 Awards, including the prestigious "Wrangler Awards", in every category from the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Lenore won for Producing and Best Picture with her partners Steve Doucette, Daniel Veluzat, & Nick Vallelonga, and Best Screenplay with Steve Douctte. She won Best Actress. Her Co-Stars are Michael Biehn, James Russo, and Michael & Eddie Spears. She is in good company, since "Wranglers" have been awarded in the same categories, to Clint Eastwood (for "Forgiven"), Kevin Costner (for "Dances With Wolves"), and Annette Benning for "Open Range". She also won in the same categories from many film festivals across the country, including the Red Nation Film Festival, Lake Arrowhead Film Fest, and the Native American Film & Video Fest of the Southeast, to name just a few. Her first starring film role was opposite Bo Svenson in Blood Brothers, which led to her continuing to being cast as the “strong female lead”. She then played leads in award-winning independent films in both the u.s. and abroad, including Childhood opposite Tara Fitzgerald, which filmed throughout eastern europe, Midnight Witness, that gave her, with Maxwell Caulfield, and Desperate Measures, additionally starred opposite Paul Rudd, Dennis Haysbert, Paul Johansson, and Miguel Ferrer, to name a few in both film and television. As a voice-over actress she portrays several lead characters in “World Of Warcraft”. 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
Andrea Amanda Albin (Owner and President) and Joanna Shirley (VP) of Bloody Bombshell Entertainment are our guests this week. Operating as a full-scale film production and live event company BBE, Andrea and Joanna Shirley focus on horror, grindhouse, action, crime, dark comedy and taboo filmmaking. There’s no other company out there that offers an intense combination of talent, sex and violence. Bloody Bombshell Entertainment is also the parent company of Fatality Films, a production entity focusing on high concept, low budget horror. The company is co-owned and operated by horror veteran Scott Spiegel (Evil Dead 2, Hostel franchise).
As successful professional in the entertainment industry, the ladies (and gent) of Bloody Bombshell Entertainment now travel the country focusing on filmmaking education and event hosting!
We will also be reviewing Scream Factory’s Blu-Ray release of Motel Hell as well as Entertainment One’s Stitches!
We will also be featuring several bands in our Metal Blade Spotlight!
This week our host from the listening post, Jett, chats with Aussie filmmaker, Luke Launer.
Luke is best known for the film, "The Count", (winner of the Nevada Film Festival - Silver Screen Award) and one of the brains behind "Shilling Entertainment". Shilling Entertainment is a Film Production Company that specializes in creating films primarily based around Impact and Uniqueness. His next film, "The Snap Factory" is due for release in 2015.
You can find out more about Luke and Shilling Entertainment on facebook.
Even after more than 7 years of changing the way you listen to the internet, your friends in podcasting are still able to bring you an unusual episode, even by their own admittedly unusual standards!
This week’s show is quite the grab-bag …
It all starts with longtime listener (and key collaborator in The Lady Killers) Shaun Parker telling an amazing true story about his quest to deliver home-made candy to Robert Redford.
Then, Dean interviews his old pal, writer, sketch comic and comic book creator Ian Boothby and Ian’s wife, artist and comic book creator Pia Guerra. They all talk San Diego Comic-Con.
Finally, Phil returns to discuss several movies with Dean.
Something for everyone? We like to think so!
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On this week’s edition of Scottscope Talk Radio, the roundtable reviews Guardians of the Galaxy! Is it Marvel’s first true misstep? Was a mistake for them to embark on a highly comedic journey to the farthest reaches of the cosmos? Should they simply stick with super soldiers and heavily armored billionaires? On the flip side, could it actually be Marvel Studios single best movie to date? Has James Gunn crafted the most quirky and original production to ever come out of the MCU? Does Rocket Raccoon completely steal the show? Is the post credits scene with sticking around for? What does this film mean for the future of the MCU? Will this Motley Crew embark on even weirder adventures in the future? Will they ever be fully integrated into the MCU proper?
We’ll also be celebrating the 30th anniversary of The Terminator! Does it still hold up after all these years? Can it be considered the first true sci-fi actioner? Was Arnold Schwarzenegger born to play the T-800? Is it his single best role to date? Will James Cameron ever make another film as gritty and nightmarish as this one? Should he ever return to this kind of low-budget filmmaking? Does it owe a considerable debt to the classic X-Men story Days of Future Past? Can it be considered a slasher film in sci-fi clothing? Is T2 truly a superior follow-up? Should the franchise continue?
John T. Trigonis Crowdfuning, author, filmmaker - A behind-the-scenes consulting machine, John T. Trigonis has mentored hundreds of filmmakers worldwide and helped them to create compelling crowdfunding experiences that not only reach, but also exceed their goals.
A writer and indie filmmaker himself, Trigonis literally wrote the book on Crowdfunding for Filmmakers after running his own Indiegogo campaign for his short film Cerise and surpassing his goal, setting the bar at an all-new high with regards to how online fundraising for independent films should be done. Cerise has since screened at over a dozen film festivals across the country, was nominated for four awards, won an “Award of Merit,” and participated in the Court Métrage at the 2011 Cannes International Film Festival.
Trigons now puts his prowess to the ultimate task as Indiegogo’s specialist for film campaigns, and in the year and a half he's been with Indiegogo, he has coached over 1,000 film campaigns to success, including:Trigonis is currently working with campaigns like Don Cheadle's Miles Ahead while continuing to churn out his own creative projects –– a pair of mystery novels written entirely on his iPhone during his morning and evening commutes, a comic book called Siren's Calling, and juggling a few new film ideas in his spare time.