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Kristoffer Polaha, Actor & Writer: Jurassic World:Dominion, Wonder Woman 1984, Where Hope Grows
June 13, 2023

Kris has been featured in Jurassic World: Dominion, Wonder Woman 1984, Where Hope Grows, TV movies for the Hallmark Channel, and many other films and TV series, including Mad Men, Get Shorty, and Backstrom. He has also co-authored two books from the serie

Jeremy Fry, Stunt Coordinator & Stunt Driver: Black Panther, John Wick 3, Captain America, Baby Driver
April 11, 2023

Jeremy is a stunt coordinator and driver who has worked on many incredible films, including Black Panther, the Dark Knight movies, Captain America, National Treasure, Indiana Jones, Free Guy, Tenet, Ford V Ferrari, John Wick, and many, many others. He has

Dean Batali: TV Writer & Executive Producer, That 70's Show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Good Witch, Puppy Dog Pals
March 07, 2023

Dean Batali was a writer and Executive Producer for That 70's Show, writer for  Buffy The Vampire Slayer,  head writer for the Disney Jr series Puppy Dog Pals, and was the executive producer and showrunner for Hallmark Channel’s Good Witch. He also c

Monica Macer, TV Writer & Executive Producer: Station 11, MacGyver, Queen Sugar, Lost, Prison Break
September 26, 2022

Named as one of Variety’s 10 Writers to Watch, Monica has written for some of the most acclaimed television series over the last 15 years. She’s a Consulting Producer for HBO’s Station Eleven, the Executive Producer for MacGyver, Queen Sugar, Nashville, a

Brian Bird, Film and TV Writer & Producer: When Calls the Heart, Bopha!, Captive, The Case for Christ
August 02, 2022

Brian  is the co-creator and executive producer of the top-rated Hallmark Channel original series When Calls the Heart and is the writer and producer of over two dozen films and TV movies such as The Heart of Man, Bopha!, Call Me Claus, Not Easily Broken,

The Sound of Violet Cast and Filmmaker Allen Wolf
April 21, 2022

The Sound of Violet is a romantic comedy about a man who thinks he found his soulmate but his autism keeps him from realizing she's a prostitute looking for a ticket out of her trapped life.  Lead cast members Cason Thomas, Cora Cleary, Jan D'Ar

Conrad Pope, Composer & Orchestrator: The Sound of Violet, My Weekend with Marilyn, Harry Potter movies, Star Wars movies, The Matrix Movies
March 19, 2022

Composer Conrad Pope is one of the most respected and trusted musicians working in Hollywood today. He talks about how he got his start and how he creates memorable music. Composers such as John Williams, Alexandre Desplat, and Hans Zimmer have all called

Encore: Sheryl J. Anderson: Creator of Sweet Magnolias
February 15, 2022

Encore Episode : Sheryl J. Anderson, the Creator and Executive Producer of the hit Netflix show Sweet Magnolias, discusses how she started as a storyteller, the way her life experience made her uniquely qualified to create this hit show, and how faith has

Allen Wolf: Filmmaker, Rebroadcast of The Autistic Me Podcast
November 18, 2021

Special Episode: Filmmaker Allen Wolf is  interviewed on The Autistic Me podcast where he talks about the challenge of portraying an autistic character in his upcoming movie, The Sound of Violet, as well as how he discovered the story, writing at Disneyla

Scott Teems: Filmmaker: Halloween Kills, Rectify, Firestarter, The Exorcist
October 20, 2021

Scott Teems wrote Halloween Kills with David Gordon Green and Danny McBride, and upcoming will be The Exorcist sequel, and Stephen King’s Firestarter. Scott was a writer and co-executive producer of the popular Netflix series Narcos: Mexico and he wrote,