Support our #actors and #comedians: Meet Frank James

Introduction Frank James is an actor and stand up comedian who addresses me as his “one and only fan”. So not true. I met him when I was on set in an episode of the webseries “B-City” by Jolie East-Miji. He portrayed Principal Gary. Let’s find out more about Frank James. Q&A I sent Frank … More Support our #actors and #comedians: Meet Frank James

It Started Out in Animation, Now Used for Visual Effects: All About Rotoscoping

I have heard of rotoscoping. I thought it was just a technique used to assist in animation on cartoons early in the 20th century. Turns out the technique is still used, and even in non-animated product. Saw the new film “Beauty and the Beast”, and as always, I diligently read the credits and saw the … More It Started Out in Animation, Now Used for Visual Effects: All About Rotoscoping

How to Choose the Right Social Network for Your Acting Career | Backstage

The linked-to article in my post originally appeared in the Backstage website, How to Choose the Right Social Network for Your Acting Career, by Heidi Dean. An actor’s most important asset is himself or herself. Every audition is a job interview. Social media is a way for an actor to be noticed by influencers and … More How to Choose the Right Social Network for Your Acting Career | Backstage

Support our #filmmakers: My Weekend on Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: What I have Learned

This past weekend (March 11 and 12, 2017) marked the conclusion of the phase of filmmaking known as Principal Photography, for “Collision Envisage”. Principal photography is when cameras roll to record the actors and make the movie or TV show or web series, etc. The preceding phase, called pre-production, should encompass all the planning leading … More Support our #filmmakers: My Weekend on Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: What I have Learned

Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words | Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls

The linked-to article in my post originally appeared in the Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls  website, Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words, by Danielle Sepulveres. I am a supporter of diversity in the arts. Women actors, directors, and writers in film and television turn out excellent content each year. They deserve to … More Women Film and TV Writers Changing the World with Their Words | Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls

Support our #filmmakers: My Weekend On Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: All About the Script Supervisor

Another busy weekend (March 4 and 5, 2017) on set as filming continued on Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”. Once again, I was a Production Assistant, helping to set up the scenes; and operating the slate. I learned new term: the reset. The Director yelling “reset” means the part of the script just shot will be … More Support our #filmmakers: My Weekend On Set of Sharrie Mccain’s “Collision Envisage”: All About the Script Supervisor

Support our #creatives: Spotlight: News from Some of My Connections

You know I have made many connections through social media. This post provides some news from some of my connections. Sharrie Mccain Sharrie Mccain won 1st prize in a competition, at the Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival (HIMPFF), for her television script.   (I have worked with Sharrie on her shorts “Traveling Vagabond” and “Collision Envisage”) February 2017, … More Support our #creatives: Spotlight: News from Some of My Connections