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Commercial acting 101: how to get your commercial agent in Hollywood with Blake Viglione, commercial agent at Aqua Talent

7/16/2019
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Acting in commercials can be very lucrative for actors. How do you navigate the world of commercials, and more importantly who are the people who can help you book them? This week we’re talking to Blake Viglione, a commercial agent at Aqua Talent who has the answers.

Duration:00:37:14

From the Golden Girls to McDonald’s spokesperson with award winning actress Deena Freeman on her theatrical and commercial acting journey

7/9/2019
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Can you have both: a sustainable acting career in TV and success in commercials spanning two decades? Yes, you can, according to this week’s guest, award winning actress Deena Freeman. But only if you’re willing to put the work in.

Duration:00:41:05

Editing 101: making or breaking a movie with Emmy-nominated picture editor and sound designer, Dave Eichhorn

7/2/2019
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Bad picture and sound can break a good movie. On this week’s episode we’re chatting to Dave Eichhorn, the picture, sound and foley editor, with 11 Emmy nominations, who’s worked on 100s of TV and movie productions including The Wedding Singer, JAG and Grey’s Anatomy on how editors and directors work together to bring you the movie magic.

Duration:01:02:57

Confessions of a background actor with Walt Keller, an extra on Big Little Lies, Westworld and SWAT

6/25/2019
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You will find them in every movie and TV show. No speaking lines, blending into the background. They are - the extras. Our guest this week is Walt Keller who acted as a background actor in 100s of productions including Westworld, SWAT, Big Little Lies and all the movies he’s not allowed to even mention. Walt also shares his biggest acting secret - how to get that precious SAG-AFTRA union card if you're an aspiring actor.

Duration:00:49:33

Making your first movie in Hollywood with film director Elizabeth Blake-Thomas

6/18/2019
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So you want to make a movie in Hollywood? It can be easier than you think. On this week’s episode, we chat to Elizabeth Blake-Thomas, an award winning director who directed and produced 8 movies in a space of 3 years.

Duration:00:33:20

Becoming a TV guest star in Hollywood with Blake Webb, actor, Criminal Minds

6/11/2019
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Have you ever wondered what it takes to guest star on a popular TV show? We have the answers for you. This week we talk to Blake Webb, LA-based actor, originally from Phoenix, Arizona who starred in some of the longest running TV series such as Criminal Minds and NCIS.

Duration:00:47:07

Wine blending trending: Michael Keller on building an in-city winery with a difference

1/24/2019
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Co-founder of The Blending Lab on bringing wine blending tastings from Argentina to LA while keeping a full time job.

Duration:00:37:47

The cult drink celebrities follow: Zak Normandin on creating a brand new kind of beverage company

1/9/2019
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Founder of Dirty Lemon on harnessing the power of Instagram, new delivery models and the impending dawn of experiential marketing.

Duration:00:35:10

Leaving East LA riots for digital Hollywood: Robert Cuadra on building one of LA’s top digital agency by word of mouth alone

11/19/2018
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Robert Cuadra, co-founder of Diamond on building a career in tech after dropping out of high school, American Idol and why you should never listen to the negativity around you.

Duration:00:34:44

Don’t call it Uber for kids: Joanna McFarland on helping kids get where they need to be

11/7/2018
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Joanna McFarland, co-founder and CEO of HopSkipDrive on what it means to give kids access to opportunity through mobility, dating co-founders, and building a business out of sheer necessity.

Duration:00:34:07

From selling textbooks to funding LA startups: TX Zhuo on his human approach to investing

10/25/2018
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TX Zhuo, founder of Fika Ventures on how a family debt started his entrepreneur journey, empathy for founders and the most interesting LA startups.

Duration:00:48:50

Turning internet fame into millions: Erica Easley on how she turned a pair of Obama socks into a successful business

9/13/2018
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Erica Easley, founder of Gumball Poodle on building a million dollar sock empire, the importance of perseverance, and why LA style trumps all.

Duration:00:32:24

Betting against the trend: Grant Miller on building a software company that goes against the norm

9/6/2018
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Grant Miller, founder of Replicated on how he went from working in public relations to founding a software company, the importance of thinking less and doing more, and why you really should love what you do if you're running a startup.

Duration:00:19:45

From arts & crafts to cybersecurity: Andrew Peterson on how Etsy inspired his startup

8/30/2018
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Andrew Peterson, founder of Signal Sciences, on why he left Google for Africa, his ‘Founder’s Dilemma’ book club and why LA is better than the Bay Area to build your startup.

Duration:00:31:09

How Caulipower started the cauliflower pizza craze with founder Gail Becker

8/29/2018
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Gail Becker, founder of Caulipower, on why she left a high profile career to start Caulipower, take on big pizza and start the cauliflower pizza crust craze.

Duration:00:32:08

Indiegogo success: Sisun Lee on launching a hangover cure

8/21/2018
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Sisun Lee, founder and CEO of 82 Labs tells us what impact Facebook had on his career, how customs and visa issues almost killed his startup, and why there’s no magical hangover cure.

Duration:00:30:29

Startup pivot: Eli Portnoy on how to successfully pivot your startup

8/20/2018
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Eli Portnoy, founder and CEO of Sense360 talks about his regret of not selling his first company, pivoting his second startup, and how many mistakes he could’ve avoided if only he had a co-founder at times.

Duration:00:36:12

Conquering Walmart: Lauren Steinberg on building a female health brand

8/19/2018
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Lauren Steinberg, founder of Queen V chats with us about redefining the feminine wellness market, destigmatizing the ‘v’ word and building a brand that resonates with millennials.

Duration:00:28:16