Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

  • 01:00

    Guest:Michael Mandaville/Line Producer/Taken Trilogy

    in Movies

    Michael Mandaville has worked for 25 years as a Producer, line producer, production manager and more. These films include “Taken”,  "Taken 2" and “Taken 3” written and produced by Luc Besson, “Havoc” with Anne Hathaway, “The Kiss” with Terence Stamp and Billy Zane, ("American History X" (New Line Cinema) with Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, "Friends of Friends" with Bruce Davison and Sherilynn Fenn, "Blood and Wine" (Jack Nicholson, Director: Bob Rafelson), "Millenium's Child" (Disney/Miramax) with William Windom and Karen Black, "Sensation" with Eric Roberts, Ed Begley Jr., Paul Le Mat and Ron Perlman. "Hail Caesar" with Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey, Jr. and Judd Nelson. "Pumpkin Head II" (MPCA) with Ami Dolenz and Steve Kanaly.  Michael also produced  “The Almighty Fred”, an independent film. He has directed commercials, shorts, a documentary and industrial films. Michael is a bondable line producer with Film Finance. He also worked as a Risk Manager at the Motion Picture Bond Company.  Through Transcom Productions, Michael has done Scheduling and Budgeting for clients including Relativity, Intl. Sales Organization, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Bob Rafelson, Kushner-Locke Company, Mark Damon Worldwide and Europacorp.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:00

    Guest:Norman Buckly/Director/Pretty Little Liars/Jane the Virgin

    in Movies

    Norman Buckley is a television director, best known for his work on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, RIZZOLI AND ISLES, THE FOSTERS, THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, CHASING LIFE, SWITCHED AT BIRTH, THE OC, CHUCK, and GOSSIP GIRL, among others. Buckley’s first job in the film industry was as assistant editor on the 1983 Oscar-nominated film TENDER MERCIES, which featured his sister, actress Betty Buckley. Buckley continued editing for a number of year on many films, television series, and TV movies. He apprenticed under some of the best film editors in the business, including Carol Littleton, Sam O'Steen, William Anderson, and Bob Leighton. He also worked with many outstanding directors, including Bruce Beresford, Robert Benton, Mike Nichols, Rob Reiner, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Richard Donner, J.S. Cardone, McG, Doug Liman, and Robert M. Young. He worked as an editor on many independent films at the Sundance, Toronto, and Telluride film festivals, including HAPPY, TEXAS, which he also associate-produced. Beginning in 2000, Buckley edited several television pilots, all of which were picked up to series. He has been nominated twice for an American Cinema Editors award: in 2003 for JOE AND MAX, for best-edited motion picture for non-commercial television, and in 2008 for the pilot of CHUCK, for best-edited one-hour series for commercial television. After editing the pilot episode of THE OC in 2003, he began his directing career by helming six episodes of that series. He has gone on to direct over 25 other television shows since then. Buckley taught for several quarters at the University of California Los Angeles film school to both graduates and undergraduates. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:00

    Guest:Mark Helfrich/Editor/Hercules/X-Men: The Last Stand

    in Movies

    Mark Helfrich, ACE has edited the hit movies X-MEN: THE LAST STAND, FOUR CHRISTMASES, all three RUSH HOUR films, RED DRAGON, THE FAMILY MAN, MONEY TALKS, PREDATOR, RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART II, SCARY MOVIE, among many others.  He recently edited HERCULES, starring Dwayne Johnson.  His feature film editorial credits have earned more than a billion dollars at the box office.  A long standing collaboration with director Brett Ratner includes other editorial credits, among them the pilot episode of the Fox series PRISON BREAK, and the award winning music video for Madonna's song, "Beautiful Stranger" from AUSTIN POWERS. 
    In 2007 Mark made his feature film directorial debut with GOOD LUCK CHUCK. He has also directed episodes of PRISON BREAK and BONES, and several music videos.  You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:00

    Guest:Ross Emery/Cinematographer/Woman in Gold/Matrix Trilogy

    in Movies

    Born in Sydney, Australia, Ross Emerylearnt his early craft with his documentarymaker father with an early career working on documentary films in Africa, Asia and South America. Early documentary work progressed to feature film work as first an AC then operator on many high profile projects and working with such esteemed International DPs as William Fraker ASC, Darius Wolski ASC and Lazlo Kovacs ASC. A stretch of more Feature films followed but with the elevation to 2nd Unit DP on such notable projects as The Matrix and subsequent Trilogy,Superman Returns and Anna and the King. The natural progression to DP with films such as The Cave and Underworld Rise of the Lycans has seen him being sought out for the films that require a high level of expertise in difficult blends of action, VFX and performance, added to regard in the industry as a DP who  is comfortable with the latest changes in technology that the industry has encounted the last few years. His knowledge of these new processors such as 3D and Digital cinematography has seen him as a valuable speaker at seminars such as SMPTE and SPAA. His experience and skill set in shepherding the major action and VFX sequences on these films have not stopped him regarding himself as a storyteller first and foremost with his desire to work with the filmmakers whose regard for the story is paramount. In 2001 he was awarded full accreditation with the Australian Society of Cinematographers a society that has subsequently awarded him a number of awards for his work in feature film and TV Commercials work. You can also see is work on the upcoming Woman In Gold with Helen Mirren. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:00

    Guest:Steve Conrad/Screenwriter/Unfinished Business/The Secret Life of... Mitty

    in Movies

    Steven Conrad is the writer of The Pursuit of Happyness, The Weather Man, and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. In 2008 he wrote and directed The Promotion.  His latest films include: Unfinished Business starring Vince Vaughn (out March 6th) and Belushi starring Emile Hirsch (pre-production) which he will be writing/directing.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123F

  • 01:00

    Profile:Robin Mathews/Make-up/ Oscar Win/Dallas Buyers Club/Man Down

    in Movies

    2014 Academy Award winner and Hollywood Make-Up Artist and Hairstylist Guild Award Winner Robin Mathews received these honors for the film Dallas Buyers Club in which she showed actors, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, physically progressing through the various stages of dying from AIDS. Mathews had previously worked with McConaughey as the make-up department head on Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy, where she gained international recognition for transforming the actor through use of facial prosthetics and was also praised for a stunning metamorphosis of Nicole Kidman, who earned Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for her performance.Ms. Mathews most recently teamed again with Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Mark Valle’ to shoot
    the film adaptation of Wild, the bestselling book and true story of author Cheryl Strayed’s trek along the Pacific Crest Trail, starring Reese Witherspoon. Ms. Mathews alternates working as a make-up department head on feature films – both studio and
    independent – with assignments as a personal make-up artist for actors. She came to prominence in the film industry courtesy of director Sean Penn, who hired her as his make-up department head on Into the Wild, starring Emile Hirsch and Academy Award nominee Hal Holbrook. Ms. Mathews, a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. However, her aptitude for make-up and her affinity for prosthetics and special make-up effects work led to a career shift. She honed her skills for more than seven years creating over 30 full facial prosthetics daily for Six Flags Magic Mountain’s annual Fright Fest. Work in film and television soon followed, as she expanded her expertise into beauty, grooming, and period detail. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • 01:00

    Profile:Lesli Linka Glatter/Director/Oscar Nom/Homeland/Mad Men

    in Movies

    Lesli Linka Glatter is a director of film, network, cable, and premium cable television drama, with both pilots and episodes to her credit. Lesli’s TV work includes Homeland, The Newsroom, The Walking Dead, Justified, Ray Donovan, Masters of Sex, Nashville, Boss, True Blood, Mad Men, The Good Wife, Weeds, House, Heroes, The West Wing, NYPD Blue, ER, and Freaks and Geeks, to name a few. Her first series was Steven Spielberg’s Amazing Stories followed by Twin Peaks, for which she received her first Directors Guild Awardnomination. Lesli has also directed numerous pilots including Grace, Gilmore Girls, In My Life, Newton, and Pretty Little Liars. In addition, Lesli was the Co-ExecutiveProducer/Director of Shawn Ryan’s The Chicago Code,  NBC’s The Playboy Club, John Wells’ Citizen Baines, ,HBO’s The Leftovers  and currently isthe Executive Producer/Director of Homeland Season 4 and will be returning for Season 5.In 2010, Lesli was nominated for an Emmy for directing the Mad Men episode as well as winning a Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in a Dramatic Series for the same episode. In 2013, she was nominated for her third Directors Guild Award for the Homeland episode “Q&A” as well as an Emmy nomination for the same episode. In 2013, Lesli was nominated for her fourthDirector’s Guild Award for the season finale of Homeland, “The Star”. Lesli  recently won her second Director’s Guild Award for the Homeland episode “From A to B and Back Again”. Lesli currently serves on the Board of the Directors Guild of America, the Western Directors Council, the PAC Leadership Council, and the Diversity Task Force, as well as being an advisor at the Sundance Directors Lab. Lesli recently received the Caucus Foundation Award. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film
     

  • 00:46

    Acclaimed Travel Writer, Pico Iyer on The Art of Stillness

    in Self Help

    Sister Jenna welcomes travel writer Pico Iyer on the America Meditating Radio Show!  Why might a lifelong traveler like Pico Iyer who has journeyed from Easter Island to Ethiopia, Cuba to Kathmandu, think that sitting quietly in a room might be the ultimate adventure? Because in our madly accelerating world, our lives are crowded, chaotic and noisy. There’s never been a greater need to slow down, tune out and give ourselves permission to be still.


    Pico Iyer was born in England, to parents from India, and was educated at Eton, Oxford and Harvard. He began his career documenting a neglected aspect of travel -- the sometimes surreal disconnect between local tradition and imported global pop culture. He has written 12 books, exploring also the cultural consequences of isolation, whether writing about the exiled spiritual leaders of Tibet or the embargoed society of Cuba.


    Pico’s latest focus is on another overlooked aspect of travel: how can it help us regain our sense of stillness and focus in a world where our devices and digital networks increasing distract us? He is a contributor to many magazines, writer of screenplays and liner-notes and introductions to 40 other books. His newest book is, "The Art of Stillness."  Visit http://picoiyerjourneys.com and watch Ted Talk on the Art of Stillness.

  • 00:22

    7 Financial Activities You Must Do With your Graduating Senior

    in Finance

    Join host Barbie O'Connor for this week's MoneySmarts4u show about the 7 Financial activities you must do with your graduating high school senior or your junior soon to be senior student.  Topics to be discussed is getting a summer job, how to save money, avoiding debt, what money is available for college expenses, budgeting, senioritis and what to expect during that Freshman year in college.  


    For more MoneySmarts4u, buy the book on Amazon.  Subscribe to the show.  Like us on Facebook.  Listen in on Itunes.  Email any questions to barbie@moneysmarts4u.com.  Check out the website, www.moneysmarts4u.com. 


     

  • 01:39

    The White Lie - Crying COFAH While in Ysrayl *Just Obey* - 6 May 2015

    in Religion

    Yahya Bandele was the Founder and Chairman of The C.O.F.A.H Network and the Creator, writer and director of the best selling Documentary on amazon.com "Hebrew or the So-Called Negro".


    The brothers will discuss current events, history, science and Geo-politics from a scriptural Hebrew Ysralite scriptural perspective. We also encourage caller participation and feedback


    View COFAH's feature films by clicking link https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=FLdws1o2agoBw-nqaYBjG9Yg


    To learn more about COFAH log on to http://www.cofah.com 

  • 00:57

    SANA VOICES presents writer and speaker Erika Adams a.k.a. LadyE

    in Spirituality

    SANA VOICES broadcasting live on the air with writer and speaker Erika Adams a.k.a. LadyE on Tuesday, May 5 at 8pm PST / 10pm CST / 11pm EST. Topic of discussion: Mindset Management and Lifestyle Principles.