Tag: q&a

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Jonathan Chase is an actor you may have seen here or there. He currently stars on Oprah Winfrey’s OWN Network in Tyler Perry’s original comedy series “Love Thy Neighbor.” This show is currently in it’s 5th season and this marks Chase’s second collaboration with Tyler Perry. His first was “A Madea Christmas.” He has also guest-starred in shows…

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I had the pleasure of interviewing 17 year old Emily Robinson, who produced, wrote, directed and stars in Virgin Territory; premiering at LA Film Festival 2016. Virgin Territory is a ‘sex-positive, queer, questioning coming-of-age story about a teenage girl’s sexual awakening and exploration .’ Emily produced the film herself, fronting the first $10,000 of the film and…

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With their juicy documentary BUGS now premiered at this year’s Tribeca Film Fest, I spoke with director Andreas Johnsen, along with the film’s subjects, Nordic Food Lab’s researcher Josh Evans and chef Roberto Flore, who in the film embark on a quest to find slimy yet tasty additions to our menu. So Andreas, how did…

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I had the pleasure of interviewing young but long-time documentary filmmaker Benjamin Ree on the new feature-length documentary Magnus, and about filmmaking in general! Magnus is a documentary about prodigy and world chess champion Magnus Carlsen, who is known as the “Mozart of Chess”. First time feature-length filmmaker Benjamin Ree managed to film this documentary despite almost every…

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With his second animated short film Pearl premiering at this year’s Tribeca Film Fest, I got a chance to speak with Oscar-winning animator Patrick Osborne (Feast, Big Hero 6, Zootopia) on his latest directional effort.  Well congrats on your animated short, Pearl, getting into Tribeca! So tell me a bit about what led you to…

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I got news that Alex Capecelatro was now doing JOSH.AI – which is a voice-controlled home automation system, set out to make your Home smarter. Much smarter. And besides happy hour, skydiving, and a few other things, Nothing is more fun than ai!  So I asked a few questions to learn more… Q: Yeti (which you co-founded)…

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I recently spoke with actress Nicole Hayden on the new feature film ‘Park Bench’, a film holds focus on that very park bench, where soon-to-be librarian Emily(Hayden) tutors a struggling literature student. (Nicole Hayden Interview) A.G. – So what attracted you to the role of Emily in ‘Park Bench’? N.H. – So I just ended…

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I had the pleasure of interviewing Natalie Johns, Director of “I Am Thalente” – a documentary that co-won the Los Angeles Film Festival 2014 “Audience Award: Best Documentary!”  She worked alongside Thalente on his journey for at least 4 years and I got to ask her a few questions about the process and her journey…

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Per his Filmmaker’s Comments, Jody McVeigh-Schultz made this film in rebellious reaction to the endless “happy endings” he has endured via mandate in his extensive Reality TV experience.  He delivers a polarizing protagonist, in hopes redemption can be appreciated in even the smallest of steps. Filmmaker Comments:  I’ve never been interested in easy stories, stories where…

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Q&A Interview with investor @PaigeCraig on the launch of Arena Ventures! Q: Who are you?  A:  I’m Paige Craig, I started angel investing six years ago, discovered Airbnb in Aug 2008 and got hooked. Since then I’ve done 100 deals (Wish, Lyft, Angellist, Postmates, Zenpayroll, Klout, Plated and many more). My Partner Jeff Lo and I have…

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Brant Daugherty was born on August 20, 1985 in Mason, Ohio, USA. He is known for his work on The Starving Games (2013), Pretty Little Liars (2010) and Pretty Dirty Secrets(2012). Brant will be hosting at a fundraising gala Saturday, April 18th for New Horizons – serving adults with development disabilities since 1954.   Q&A with BRANT…

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Q&A with Torrey DeVitto! Torrey Joël DeVitto has recently signed on to star in the 7th season of Lifetime’s popular drama, Army Wives (2007). Torrey was most recently seen in the CW television series,The Vampire Diaries (2009), as “Dr. Meredith Fell”, and continues to have a popular recurring role as “Melissa Hastings” on ABC Family’s hit…