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A podcast of passionate people working on their dreams. Compelling stories from Hollywood.

A podcast of passionate people working on their dreams. Compelling stories from Hollywood.
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United States

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A podcast of passionate people working on their dreams. Compelling stories from Hollywood.

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English


Episodes

27: Catherine Joy - Musician and Composer

9/30/2018
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com/takefountain (mobile friendly). Episode 27 – Catherine Joy - Composer and Musician Music…..it’s used to enhance our experiences at the supermarket…to handle us waiting on the phone…but in the movies/TV/gaming world it is the secret weapon in enhancing the experience created between the writer/director/actor and audience. My guest today is a person who makes all that happen….Catherine Joy… Catherine is part of an Emmy Award-winning team for...

Duration:00:58:54

26: Chris Piehler - Playwright

8/9/2018
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 26 – Chris Piehler - Playwright With an MFA in Playwriting from Columbia University, Chris Piehler has an astonishing body of work to his name in Film, TV, and stage, including award winning one man shows. His autobiographical work is deeply moving. Here's an LA import and pretty typical, holding down a job for money, that allows him to pursue his love of writing. Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at all good...

Duration:01:07:52

25: Roy Sekoff's Story

7/23/2018
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 25 – Roy Sekoff - Hollywood Writer Hollywood writer ROY SEKOFF is best known as the founding editor of Huffington Post...I sat down with him to explore his life and his new book 'Lacks Self Control - Stories I Waited Until My Parents Died To Tell'...well not so much of the book...we got distracted by life...so buy the book, it's so...

Duration:00:59:07

24: People Walking with Chuck McCarthy

7/4/2018
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 24 – People walking with Chuck McCarthy Everyone who comes to Hollywood has a side hustle...Everyone from George Clooney to Emma Stone have had 'other jobs' while they auditioned and auditioned, and auditioned..... Nowadays, it's not unusual for actors to have a side hustle that they keep doing even after achieving 'fame and fortune'... Introducing Chuck McCarthy, his side hustle? He walks people.... Find out more...

Duration:00:51:40

23: Chris Valenti -Actor, Writer, Musician

1/16/2018
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 23 –Chris Valenti Chris Valenti is an actor, writer, musician and former comedian. He's been in Hollywood for 25 years...and now the co writer of the musical NARSOCIETY...about the perils of social media....he's headed for Broadway! Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocket Casts, Podbean, Radio Public, Tunein etc. For...

Duration:00:53:29

22: Judi Levine - Hollywood Producer - Take Fountain with Ella James

12/13/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 22 – Judi Levine - Hollywood Producer Dynamic, talented, Judi Levine is a Hollywood Producer best known for her Academy Award Nominated film The Sessions…her stories are the best… For the trailer to 'Please Stand By' visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghI4y6otpjY Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocket Casts,...

Duration:00:42:40

21: Damon Herriman

11/27/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 21 – Damon Herriman Australia’s Damon Herriman has spent the last 35 years straddling an increasingly impressive acting career in both Australia and the US, He’s delightful, a good guy….until he’s on screen in Justified, or Quarry…or myriad other roles. On paper, he’s effortlessly gone from one role to the next, but it hasn’t always been plain sailing… Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at all good podcatcher...

Duration:00:55:29

20: John Davis - He took Fountain - Take Fountain with Ella James

10/17/2017
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Episode 20 - John Davis Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). John Davis arrived in LA to be an actor….but what happened next would change his life…. For the many people with a plan when they arrive in Hollywood, this change in direction is not unusual, but mostly unexpected, with unanticipated gifts…..John Davis, took Fountain… Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), Google Podcasts,...

Duration:00:44:02

19: Comedian + - Kara Kimbrough Matteson - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 18

8/21/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Kara with a K, is Texas born comedian Kara Kimbrough Matteson who is tearing up the LA comedy scene. Brassy and classy, I met Kara at a Comedy show run by her husband TK, and her infectious warmth and authenticity drew me to her…so much so, she became a friend, and then suddenly thought, EVERYONE deserves to know this woman! Kara is a trained singer and her show, and this podcast, is peppered with her bursting into song…. You...

Duration:00:51:34

18: SONY Casting Coordinator Amanda Richards - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 17

5/28/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). SONY Casting Coordinator Amanda Richards was performing in Musical Theater from a young age but always wanted to know what was going on behind the scenes….so she became a Casting Director..this..is her story… Casting Directors are amongst the most feared and quested for people in acting in Hollywood…You want to get in front of them, for them to know you…so what are they looking for? Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at...

Duration:00:43:33

17: Actor, Screenwriter, Creative - Felicity Price - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 16

4/24/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Felicity Price Australian actor/screenwriter Felicity Price has been in LA with her husband Director/Screenwriter Keiran Darcy Smith for 5 years with some award winning films under her belt and a new film in production...Down to Earth, and magic, all rolled into one! Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at all good podcatcher apps, including Apple Podcasts (formerly iTunes), audioBoom, Stitcher, Pocket Casts, Podbean, Radio...

Duration:00:38:23

16: Writer & so much more - Heidi Mastrogiovanni - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 15

3/30/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 15 – Heidi Mastrogiovanni Heidi Mastrogiovanni is a dedicated animal welfare advocate who lives in Los Angeles with her musician husband and their three rescued senior dogs, Chester, Maggie, and Squeaks. She loves to read, hike, travel, and do a classic spit-take whenever something is really funny. Heidi is fluent in German and French, though she doesn’t understand why both those languages feel they need more than one...

Duration:00:56:06

15: Jen Rudolph's tips on 'making it' - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 14

3/1/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 14 – Jen Rudolph Jen Rudolph was a casting director who now uses her experience to work with actors to ensure their success. The Actors Green Room and Immersion, are a community for actors...giving them access to webinars and classes to get their A game going…she changes actors lives… So, what does it really take? Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at all good podcatcher apps, including iTunes, audioBoom,...

Duration:00:16:03

14: Publisher, Mountaineer, Movie Writer, Philanthropist - The unfolding story of Sequoia Di Angelo - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 13

2/17/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Episode 13 - Sequoia Di Angelo My guest today is living an extraordinary life. She’s published a magazine, she owns a Publishing business, she’s a mountain climber, she has written a film which is in pre-production, and she runs a philanthropic foundation providing art supplies to American schools. Listen as her story unfolds, Sequoia Di Angelo… Subscribe, rate and review Take Fountain at all good podcatcher apps, including...

Duration:00:41:41

13: A conversation with Nick Hardcastle - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 12

1/24/2017
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Nick Hardcastle was a well known TV personality and actor in Australia before moving to Los Angeles 3 years ago to follow his dream. From Video Hits, to a long running guest star role on Home and Away, to strapping on heels as Felicia for the stage adaptation of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT…Nick is one of the keenest relationship builders around and he’s making Hollywood his own with the Australian Theatre Company here in LA…...

Duration:00:43:37

12: Ismail Bashey on making it in Hollywood - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 11

12/15/2016
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) or any good podcatcher app including iTunes, Stitcher, Pocketcasts, audioBoom, Radio Public etc. My special guest in this episode is Ismail Bashey....some great advice here on making it in Hollywood. Ismail originally hails from Bombay, India where he began his acting career at a fairly young age, taking an active part in every school production from Shakespeare to Moliere. He began performing on stage professionally in Musical...

Duration:00:20:29

11: Brian Reise on How to Make It In Hollywood - Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 10

11/13/2016
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Hundreds of thousands of actors flock to Hollywood each year with one thing in mind….They come armed with Headshots and Hope, they share apartments with people they don’t like, do jobs they cant stand, all with the aim of one day ACTING…This goes on for years. We often see that people are overnight successes, but it’s not the case. Mark Ruffalo famously auditioned more than 600 times, George Clooney was in Hollywood for 10...

Duration:00:48:48

10: Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 9 - Samuel Chu

9/30/2016
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). In this episode I take part in one of the most emotional interviews I've ever done as I chat with the remarkable Samuel Chu....social change advocate. From his Facebook page: 'Samuel Chu is a nationally recognized organizer for social change and a more vibrant democratic culture in America and beyond.' But he is so much more than that...a true inspiration. Be inspired like I was...and enjoy this interview. Quite remarkable....

Duration:00:56:16

9: Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 8 - Rosie Lourde and Julie Kalceff

9/9/2016
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Stream episodes on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly). Rosie Lourde is an actor/producer and Julie Kalceff is a writer/producer/director of STARTING FROM ....NOW. This YOUTUBE drama has taken the world by storm, with 30+ million views around the world. A lesbian drama following the lives of four women, it's won awards in Festivals around the globe, and I caught up with them in Los Angeles while they were here receiving accolades. We sat down in the new office of Australians In Film...

Duration:00:43:36

8: Take Fountain with Ella James Episode 7 - Michael Apted

8/18/2016
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Stream on demand from www.bitesz.com (mobile friendly) Hi...Ella with the Show Notes for Episode 7. Michael Apted is one of the prolific Directors of his generation…his resume includes acclaimed titles such as Coal Miners Daughter, Gorillas in the Mist, The World Is Not Enough and the famed 7UP series. Through documentary, feature film, TV, his career has spanned over 50 years and doesn’t look like stopping. But he does admit that as he’s aging, the industry is changing, and the desire for...

Duration:00:44:55