As a busy DC Freelancer, Jason Nicholls sees most of his action Producing and Directing Unscripted "Reality" TV. His credits include series and shows for HGTV, Discovery, Travel Channel and others with shows like Big Time RV, Diggers, and the extremely popular A&E Series Hoarders.
On this episode, Jason talks about the importance of industry friends and just what it takes to Produce Reality TV on a national level.
As a Freelancer in the DC Area, Producer/Cameraman Mikael Manoukian has had to be creative to stay relevant in the industry. At the same time, he's been able to concentrate on live performances, his first love. This is his story.
Joke Fincioen and Biagio Messina run Joke Productions-from a fitting location in view of LA's Universal Studios. Between them, the two have produced hundreds of hours of programming for many well-known networks. This from a duo who once found that simply getting a pitch meeting was next to impossible. Now, Joke and Biagio want to help you get your big project sold-and they've created a podcast and e-Book dedicated to doing just that. "Producing Unscripted" gives specific advice on how to create a reality show and pitch it successfully to the networks-all based on their experience as Hollywood insiders. On this episode, they talk about their shows, the podcast, and why they want everyone else to succeed.
"Stay Relevant" Episode 22: Hollywood Producers Joke and Biago.
(For their podcast and ebook, go to www.ProducingUnscripted.com)
He made his name in special effects and was once commissioned to recreate the corpse of Edgar Allen Poe. Now, Artist Eric Supensky wants to be an Actor. In this episode, Eric talks about his reasons why, his 5-year plan, and how he's taken a methodical approach to his midlife career change.
This episode: Artist/Actor Eric Supensky
From ABC News Producer to Author. It's been a long road for Author and Multimedia Producer Jenifer Joy (JJ) Madden. She penned an Internet "Manifesto" on "Living and Parenting in the Digital World" and recently followed it up with "The Durable Human" book.
JJ talks about the book, her life and how she's managed to stay relevant in her rapidly-changing digital profession.
"Stay Relevant" episode 20: Jenifer Joy "JJ" Madden.
Playwright? Actor? Gaffer? His early career went through a number of iterations before he settled on “Film Editor”. From all current indications, it seems Rob Henninger made a good choice. After starting Henninger Video in the 80's, the business grew exponentially with political spots and network contracts as the catalyst. On this chat, Rob talks about the new facility in Arlington, VA, what it took to get there, and how he manages to stay relevant in the ever-changing world of Post-Production.
Stay Relevant: Wandering Conversations with Interesting People. This Episode: Rob Henninger
Maybe former DC Actor-Singer-Writer Gia Mora will celebrate the anniversary of her third year in Los Angeles by booking another appearance on "True Detective". Or perhaps it's another guest spot on "Castle" or even another commercial. Whatever the celebration, you can bet this one-person dynamo won't sitting around waiting for the phone to ring. In her "spare time", she's busy with another performance of her original stage act, "Einstein's Girl". The one-prerson show compares modern-day romance to Theoretical Physics in a well-crafted combination of stand-up comedy and original music.
Gia talks about "making it" in L.A., what the transition's been like and gives actors three tips on how to succeed no matter where you call home.
The Army sent him from Sunny Ft. Lauderdale, Florida to the deep freeze of Alaska, bought him some gear and told him to make video. Don Lampasone talks about his early video career in the Army and how he survived a move from DC to Austin and back, still managing to be successful.
This episode: Shooter, Editor and Media Content Creator Don Lampasone on Staying Relevant.