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I remember meeting actress Octavia Spencer last August in Las Vegas when “The Help” first opened in theatres and award season talk was a mere buzzing in the background.  Now six months later the Montgomery, Alabama native has...

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Segment 14:  One of the fascinating and intelligent guests John Donovan and I had the pleasure of interviewing at the IFFS was Laurie Kirby, Esq.  However, little did we know back then that she was going...

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Segment 13:  Now in its 4th season Flyway Film Festival in Pepin, WI has been building a solid reputation as the type of place where both filmmakers and movie fans alike can gather, mingle and watch...

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Segment 12:  Melissa DeMonico-Tapia has a lot of fun in her position as Director of Sales for Fairplex So Cal in Pomona, CA.  Perhaps best known as the Event and Entertainment Center that hosts the...

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010 Gabe Wardell Talks Docs at the IFFS

December 16, 2010 | 0 Comments

Segment 8: When thinking about film festivals one of the most recognizable names connected with them belongs to Gabe Wardell.  The former Executive Director of the Atlanta Film Festival recently started his own consulting firm Atlanta Film Forum with...

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Segment 7:  The Arizona International Film Festival will be celebrating its 20th anniversary in April, 2011 with the assistance of Mia Schnaible, their Director of Marketing.  We talked about their upcoming milestone at the IFFS and then Mia shared...

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Segment 6: After 35 years in the film business Sydney Levine is a knowledgable woman with wonderful insights about the world of moviemaking.  From her position as the first woman in International Film Distribution for 20th Century...

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Segment 2: At this year’s IFFS Sita Kaulesar Sukul was both a Speaker and a Sponsor participating in a presentation on the Education Track “Conceptualizing Film Festival Operation” and manning the booth for Brown Paper...

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003 NOMOSA is Fans, Films & Festivals

December 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Segment 1: For Tracy Garner, CEO of NOMOSA the IFFS was the “coming out party” for Fanshare, a key component of this ecommerce and networking platform designed for independent artists.  Borne out of Tracy’s own...

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Part 2 of the Filmmakers Notebook Q&A with the talented and insightful filmmaker, Angelo Bell.  As I mentioned before, it is not only Angelo’s creativity and abilities that made me want to find out more about...

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