New Jersey native Olivia Baptista is a rising quadruple threat talent who is partner in Multihyphenate Productions: a woman owned production dedicated to increasing the presence of women in film, POC filmmaking, and the “multihyphenate” artistry in film. As an actor/producer, she is lucky and proud to say all of her films have been to festivals, and that a few have even found successful distribution deals. Most recently she won Best Actress in a Feature Film at the Endless Mountain Film...
Episode 18 Rosalind Winton, Editor for Stage 32
As well as being the official Editor for Stage 32, Rosalind has her own literary editing business. She has edited everything from full length novels, novellas, children’s YA and picture books, non-fiction, articles, blogs and websites. Rosalind edits screenplays and television scripts for members of Stage 32 and she adapts manuscripts into a screenplays for her clients. She has edited work by authors from all over the world and is currently...
Episode 17 of the International Women in Film Podcast stars, Reneé O’Connor, a successful actress and filmmaker, best known for her role on Xena: Warrior Princess, brings her unparalleled passion to each and every project.
Reneé made a name for herself when she resided in Auckland, New Zealand, playing the role of Gabrielle, Xena’s trusted sidekick on the popular series from 1996-2001. The scene stealing role created a huge worldwide fan base, one still active in countless websites...
Episode 16 of the International Women in Film podcast stars Dawn Higginbotham, Writer, Director and Producer
Dawn Higginbotham, Morning Person Pictures, is an award winning Writer/Director/Producer who has also worked on Titanic and Star Wars I,II, and III shares her stories and her films from yesterday and today and tomorrow!
Dawn is a member of the Producers Guild of America, SAG/AFTRA,
#WeAreWITI and The New Hollywood. She is an Award Winning Writer / Director
/ Producer. Her...
Episode 12 Michele Hall
Michele Hall is an Emmy Winning natural history and underwater film producer specializing in marine wildlife and marine conservation films for TV and IMAX since 1991. She is a member of the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Women Divers Hall of Fame.
After nearly 2 decades as a pediatric nurse, Michele entered the field of documentary filmmaking in 1991, specializing in marine still photography and marine wildlife films.
While her underwater still...
Episode 10 Monique Impagliazzo
Monique Impagliazzo, writer, producer director with 10 years experience as Associate Producer is now working on her own short, Turkey’s Done starring Cheri Oteri!
Monique was born and raised in South Philadelphia, PA. She graduated from Temple University with a BA in Film and Media
Arts. Fresh out of college, she went on to intern at the M [...]
Episode6 Pilar Alessandra – On The Page
Pilar Alessandra is the director of the writing program On the Page®, host of the popular On the Page Podcast and author of “The Coffee Break Screenwriter.” Pilar started her career as Senior Story Analyst at Dream Works SKG and, in 2001, opened the On the Page Writers’ Studio in Los Angeles. Her students and clients have written for The Walking Dead, Lost, House of Lies, Nip Tuck and FamilyGuy. They’ve sold features and pitches to Warner Bros,...
Episode 1 Jessica Sitomer -The Greenlight Coach Jessica Sitomer, a film industry career coach talks about her work and shares tips on how everyone can generate more work, better work or different work. Jessica Sitomer, the Greenlight Coach, is a long-time expert in the entertainment industry, having worked in all areas, from producing, writing and acting to directing and development. Simultaneously, she’s b [...]