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May 30, 2023

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In this edition of Industry Insights, Nick expounds upon the wisdom of award-winning actress Florencia Lozano to share an essential point on perspective — and urges us as creatives to never forget that we get to do this. Enjoy!



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May 23, 2023

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In this episode, we have a conversation with Actor, Writer, and Producer Josh Plasse (@joshplasse on Instagram). We talk about:  


  • How he almost died during his pilgrimage to Los Angeles 
  • Why he gave up potential careers in the military and football to pursue acting 
  • When an actor should question...

May 12, 2023

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In this edition of Indie Talk, Chris and Nick invite Filmmakers Kyler Wilson and Natalie Ruffino Wilson to the conversation. They talk about: 


  • Shooting and funding their film Best Laid Plans
  • The fairness of IMDb scoring  
  • Their decision to hire a sales agent instead of going straight to a...

May 9, 2023

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In this edition of Mistakes In The Making, we learn from Talent Agent extraordinaire Kim “Cookie” McCray. She expounds upon:


  • Feeling the need to work twice as hard as her male counterparts 
  • Realizing she needs work-life balance 
  • Not believing in mistakes or regret — but understanding the...

May 2, 2023

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In this episode, we have a conversation with Vanzil Burke, CEO and Founder of Burke Management.  We talk about:


  • His movies and shows: Karen, Cocaine Sisters, and Heaux Phase
  • Why he quit his Tech job to pursue a career in film
  • When to look for a talent manager and why a hands-on manager is best
  • His...