Interviews

From actors and independent filmmakers to entertainment insurance brokers, you are bound to take away valuable information from industry professionals who have seen and done it all!

 
 

Stand and Deliver Cast Discussion

Members of the cast from Stand and Deliver come together to reminisce about their experineces while creating the film.

 

Ron Hess - Momentous Insurance Brokerage

Ron Hess, Assistant Vice President of Commercial Entertainment at Momentous Insurance Brokerage, Inc., breaks down the filmmaker's entertainment insurance needs. 

 

Enrique Castillo (Actor) & Bel Hernandez (Latin Heat CEO)

Hollywood power couple Enrique Castillo & Bel Hernandez discuss their journey as multi-faceted artists in show business. 

 

Ruthy Otero - Actress/Solo Performer/Content Creator

Ruthy Otero talks acting, solo shows, audience engagement, and content creation for YouTube. 

 

 

Vincent Smith - Social Media Expert & Entrepreneur 

Vincent Smith of V social media (www.Vsocial.media) shares his social media expertise for artists.

 

Luisa Leschin - Actress/Showrunner

Luisa Leschin shares tips on overcoming obsticles in Hollywood. 

 

 

Fanny Veliz - Actress/Filmmaker/Crowdfunding Expert

Fanny shares her expertise in crowdfunding for independent films. 

 

 

Jason Staurt - Actor/Comedian/Producer/Gay Rights Activist

Jason speaks about his previous struggles in Hollywood, and how he has grown and continues to develop as an actor. 

 

 

Pam Heffler - Actress/Dancer/Pilates Instructor/Life Coach

Pam uses her natural talents and brings them all together to show us a living example of bringing together what you love doing while reaching for your greater purpose. 

 

Jackson Perdue - Veteran Comedian

After 40 years in the LA comedy scene, Jackson Perdue has seen-- and done-- it all. Join as he talks about rough audiences, fine tuning his craft, the changing landscape of stand-up, and how his biracial background shaped his experiences and humor.

 

Robin Tavares-Russell - Show Business Parent

Robin, a talented singer herself, shares her experience as a mother in show business watching and supporting her children through their acting careers. 

 

J.A. Preston - Veteran Actor

J. A. Preston is known for his rolls on "A Few Good Men", "Air Force One", "Body Heat" and the classic "The Spook Who Sat By The Door".

 

Miata Edoga - Founder & President of Abundance Bound

Abundance Bound is the premiere financial education company for actors, artists, and creative professionals.

 

Solo Show Divas: One Person Show Panel

These 4 amazing women discusses how they started creating their one person shows. Guest stars include Sandy Brown ("Oh, Yes She Did!"), Cynthia Levin ("You Gotta Be Shouldin' Me! Conversations with My Ego, Carl"), Ruthy Otero (Actress, Cookin Up Adventures' Star and One Person Show Coach), and Mitzi Sinnott ("Snapshot: A True Love Story Interrupted by Invasion").

 

Adilah Barnes: Co-Founder of the Los Angeles Women's Theatre Festival

The Los Angeles Women’s Theatre Festival has helped hundreds of solo performers bring their dreams to life over the last 25 years.

 

Judy Kain: Award Winning Actress and Award Winning Acting Teacher

Judy Kain is the owner of Keep it Real Acting Studios, which offers a variety of classes to fit the needs of any actor! 

 

John Kirby - Hollywood Acting Coach

Hollywood acting coach John Kirby has worked on many films & currently offers private coaching & group classes at his studio. 

 

Susan Saiger - Cult Classic Star of "Eating Raoul" 

Susan Saiger, talks about how she came to Hollywood, her history as a stand up comic, and picking her career back up after raising her children as a single mom. 

 

Josefina López - Author of "Real Women Have Curves" & Founder of Casa 0101 Theater

Casa 0101 has established itself as a leading arts venue for Los Angeles’ East Side, presenting theatrical productions, film festivals, and other special events year round. CASA 0101 also offers free year-round arts education classes for youth, and low-cost classes for adults. Please DONATE, VOLUNTEER, or PURCHASE TICKETS at http://www.casa0101.org/

 

Julie Carmen - Trailblazing Latina Actress, Dancer, & Psychotherapist

Julie Carmen won the Best Supporting Actress Award at the Venice Film Festival for her role in John Cassavetes' "Gloria" (1980), & is also known for her roles in “In the Mouth of Madness” (1994), “Fright Night Part 2” (1988), & “The Milagro Beanfield War” (1988). She started in theatre & danced in the Broadway show Zoot Suite.