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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 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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Segment 11:  Big Bear Lake International Film Festival offers one of the most beautiful locations for a destination film festival, as well as being a highly respected event in the filmmaking community.  John Donovan and...

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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 4:  My Co-Producer John Donovan and I had a fascinating discussion with Openfilm’s Brenda Nieborsky and Bart Weiss, Director of the Dallas Video Fest at the International Film Festival Summit in Las Vegas.  An online platform where independent...

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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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The first time I heard of Angelo Bell was on Twitter.  I read a couple of his tweets about writing screenplays and wanted to know more.  Here was a filmmaker with wit and wisdom who...

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Part 3 and the final installment of the Filmmakers Notebook Q&A with Canadian Filmmaker Heath Tait, who has produced the award winning documentary “Vancouver Vagabond”. You paint a different picture of what it’s like to...

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