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Interview with Producer Bobby Rock at 2019 AFM

A veteran in the film industry, Bobby Rock currently heads acquisitions at Lightning Entertainment Group.  Previously he was Senior VP of Acquisitions at Eric Doctorow’s Random Media.  Prior to that Rock was Head of Acquisitions at Echo Bridge Entertainment for six years (2008-2014).  For the previous eight years (1999-2007) Rock was at Francis Coppola’s American Zoetrope as Senior V.P. of Production and Development, Rock has guided PUMPKIN, JEEPERS CREEPERS II...

Interview with Producer J. Todd Harris, CEO/founder of Branded Pictures Entertainment.

Raised in New York City, Todd Harris earned his BA and MBA from Stanford University and currently lives in Los Angeles. He began his producing career while in college with a production of ‘Hair’. His first job out of college, he managed theater company TheatreWorks in Palo Alto. He started producing fulltime after achieving his MBA from Stanford when he moved to Los Angeles. Mr. Harris’s films include such reputable titles ‘Bottle Shock’ (2008) starring Alan Rickm...

Louis Josek video interview Live from Byron Bay Film Festival

  Interview by Alex Bartlett  - Live from Byron Bay Film Festival Originally from Cologne, Germany, Louis Josek spent several years working on multiple film productions as a DOP, before finally finding his role as a director and developing his artistry, which is beyond mainstream: young, fresh and intimate.   Out Deh is his debut film, portraying the quest of the youth of Jamaica and a profound cultural change on this little Caribbean island. It...

Interview with Producer J. Todd Harris, CEO/founder of Branded Pictures Entertainment.

Raised in New York City, Todd Harris earned his BA and MBA from Stanford University and currently lives in Los Angeles. He began his producing career while in college with a production of ‘Hair’. His first job out of college, he managed theater company TheatreWorks in Palo Alto. He started producing fulltime after achieving his MBA from Stanford when he moved to Los Angeles. Mr. Harris’s films include such reputable titles ‘Bottle Shock’ (2008) starring Alan R...

Socialite Turns Into Social Change Authoress

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T edit biographydelete Biography Ms. Felicia C. Nelson-Davis * In (1965) was born and raised in New Bern nc, as well as in Brooklyn NY, and Columbus,Ohio ! She later made a home of Virginia Beach as well! Her passion to spread much love started early into her childhood! Shes a devoted mother of 4 , a loving Nana of 13 grands and great Nana of 1 ! God saw fit to unite her in a , 2nd marriage in 2014 , after a 28 year...

ASH MORRIS : A BRITISH FILMMAKER TO WATCH

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2010 -  The world was introduced to the Crawleys and their personnel. “Downton Abbey” took viewers by storm. I’m bed-ridden. I’m fighting a letter that more often than not, carries a death sentence.  Years pass by, I travel extensively in-between treatement sessions, I co-produce a documentary, and I write a lot. I’m young but I feel a higher sense of urgency. I eventually conquered, the beast is down.  2017 -  R...

Interview with 'DUKE' (2019) Actor Robert Solomon

Robert Solomon is an award-winning actor and pianist from Atlanta, GA. He started acting in high school theater before attending the Georgia Institute of Technology to study applied mathematics. In 2017, he was a member of the Shakespeare Academy @Stratford ensemble were he trained and performed under the tutelage of Brian McManamon. Later that year, he temporarily halted his studies to fly to Los Angeles where he acted the eponymous role in the short film, Duke. For this leading rol...

Interview with 'DUKE' (2019) Actor Robert Solomon

Robert Solomon is an award-winning actor and pianist from Atlanta, GA. He started acting in high school theater before attending the Georgia Institute of Technology to study applied mathematics. In 2017, he was a member of the Shakespeare Academy @Stratford ensemble were he trained and performed under the tutelage of Brian McManamon. Later that year, he temporarily halted his studies to fly to Los Angeles where he acted the eponymous role in the short film, Duke. For this leadi...

Interview with 'DUKE' (2019) Actor Robert Solomon

Robert Solomon is an award-winning actor and pianist from Atlanta, GA. He started acting in high school theater before attending the Georgia Institute of Technology to study applied mathematics. In 2017, he was a member of the Shakespeare Academy @Stratford ensemble were he trained and performed under the tutelage of Brian McManamon. Later that year, he temporarily halted his studies to fly to Los Angeles where he acted the eponymous role in the short film, Duke. For this leading rol...

International Thai FIlm Festival 2019 (14-15.Sept.2019)

International Thai Film Festival 2019 is coming! (14-15.09.2019) ITFF2019 will be hold on the 14th-15th of Septermber 2019 at the amazing Ultra Arena of SHOW DC Bangkok, Thailand. For more info, visit: https://www.thaifilmfestival.com Get Your Ticket to secure your entry and to pick your seat today at: https://www.eventpop.me/e/6424-itff2019 To be up-to-date with ITFF, please like / follow our Facebook

Interview with 'Ice on Fire' (2019) Cinematographer Harun Mehmedinovic

Bosnian born award-winning cinematographer Harun Mehmedinovic, known for his Oscar qualifying short 'In the Name of the Son' (2007), is a modern Renaissance man. Of many talents, Harun is also a director, photographer and writer. His photography work has been published by media outlets such as The New York Times, Wired, Time, Forbes, NPR, CNN, Gizmodo, Slate, Los Angeles Times, LA Weekly, Vice, and Washington Post. He has contributed photographs and videos to Vogue Italia, National Geo...

Interview with Producer Matt Jaems at 72nd Cannes Film Festival

Director, writer and producer Matt Jaems was born in Liverpool, UK. He has produced, written and directed acclaimed works ranging from client based briefs to personally driven productions. He is lead producer on the international feature-length film and cultural-urban-development platform "Rotterdam, I Love You". Matt is dedicated to creating original and creative works by directing impactful films and telling compelling stories. When producing, he looks to support other filmmakers b...

Interview with Actor Goran Kostic for 'Little Joe' (2019)

Goran Kostic Accomplished and prolific actor/producer Goran Kostic was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. His starring role in Angelina Jolie's directorial debut 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' (2011) catapulted him to international recognition. Having appeared in next to sixty film and TV performances, he has worked on such prominent titles as 'Children of Men' (2006), 'Hannibal Rising' (2007), 'Taken' (2008), 'The Last Days on ...

Interview with Producer Brian Beckmann of Arclight Films at 72nd Cannes Film Festival

CFO & COO of Arclight Films, Brian Beckmann, is a prolific producer in his own right, whose recent titles include: 'Dog Eat Dog' (2016), 'First Reformed' (2017), 'Guardians of the Tomb' (2018) and 'Triple Threat' (2019). With a background in rocket science, he was one of the men to put Pathfinder on Mars and has been headhunted by the likes of Elon Musk. But aerospace engineering aside, his passion is film. At Arclight Films ('Crash' 2004, 'Bobby...

Interview with Actor Goran Kostic for 'Little Joe' (2019)

Goran Kostic Accomplished and prolific actor/producer Goran Kostic was born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavia. His starring role in Angelina Jolie's directorial debut 'In the Land of Blood and Honey' (2011) catapulted him to international recognition. Having appeared in next to sixty film and TV performances, he has worked on such prominent titles as 'Children of Men' (2006), 'Hannibal Rising' (2007), 'Taken' (2008), 'The Last Days on...

Interview with Director Noah Wagner for 'Watch Room' (2019)

    NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts graduate NOAH WAGNER is an award-winning director, writer and filmmaker who has appeared on HBO, NBC, BBC, VIMEO STAFF PICKS and THE NEW YORKER. His films have screened at festivals worldwide, including the Oscar-Qualifying Cleveland Int’l FF, Nantucket FF, and Sonoma Int’l FF, where his latest short – AI thriller, 'Watch Room' (2019) - won the Jury Award for Best Dramatic Short. Starring Mamoudou...

Interview with Greek Producers Nassos Vakalis & Dimitris Anagnostou of Declare Productions @ 72nd Cannes Film Festival

 Dimitris Anagnostou (left) and Nassos Vakalis (right) Animator/Director/Producer Nassos Vakalis, known for his work in the Animation Department of over 37 films including 'Thumbelina' (1994), 'Quest for Camelot' (1998), 'Spirit' (2002), 'Bee Movie' (2007), 'Puss in Boots'' (2011), 'Turbo' (2013), 'Smallfoot' (2018) and Producer Dimitris Anagnostou run their Declare Productions company out of Los Angeles and have recent...

Interview with Producer Brian Beckmann of Arclight Films at 72nd Cannes Film Festival

CFO & COO of Arclight Films, Brian Beckmann, is a prolific producer in his own right, whose recent titles include: 'Dog Eat Dog' (2016), 'First Reformed' (2017), 'Guardians of the Tomb' (2018) and 'Triple Threat' (2019). With a background in rocket science, he was one of the men to put Pathfinder on Mars and has been headhunted by the likes of Elon Musk. But aerospace engineering aside, his passion is film. At Arclight Films ('Crash' 2004, 'Bobby...

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