Lisa Cordileone talks Freelancers Anonymous

Lisa Cordileone spoke with Solzy at the Movies on Thursday about the current crowdfunding campaign for Freelancers Anonymous. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Lisa Cordileone:  Thank you! Great! Keeping good and busy. Freelancers Anonymous is turning to crowdfunding through Seed & Spark as a way of financing post-production. Before we discuss the campaign, what inspired you and co-writer Amy Dellagiarino come up with the screenplay? Lisa Cordileone: …

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Director Stephen Cone talks Princess Cyd

Chicago-based filmmaker Stephen Cone spoke to Solzy at the Movies about Princess Cyd during the Chicago International Film Festival. Among the topics Cone and I discussed were the filmmaking scene in Chicago and whether or not LGBTQ filmmakers are the best people to make LGBTQ-themed films. Written and directed by Cone, the film stars Rebecca Spence, Jessie Pinnick, Malic White, James Vincent Meredith, Tyler Ross, and Matthew Quattrocki. The film will be released at the Museum…

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Meagan Keane talks editing product Adobe Premiere Pro

Meagan Keane, the Senior Product Marketing Manager for Adobe, took some time in early October to talk with Solzy at the Movies about Adobe’s newest product, Premiere Pro CC. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies. How are things treating you? Meagan Keane:  Post TiFF for me (and the Digital Video & Audio team at Adobe) was a whirlwind as we went straight into a huge feature reveal and our biggest international broadcast trade show…

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Christopher Titus talks Special Unit, Casting Disabled Actors

Writer-actor-comedian-director Christopher Titus spoke with Solzy at the Movies about his new film, Special Unit. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Christopher Titus:  Things are good, the movie has all five star reviews. I just wish everyone saw it. Making a film is hard. Promoting a film is like arguing with a Trump supporter. Impossible and draining. Just buy it and laugh so I can make another thing that…

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Scott Smith, Grant Rosenmeyer talk Chasing the Blues

Chasing the Blues director/co-writer Scott Smith and actor Grant Rosenmeyer spoke about the new film on the red carpet prior to the world premiere at the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival. Actor Jon Lovitz and producers Aria DeBenny, John Fromstein, and J.J. Ingram also walked the red carpet.  A Q&A session took place following the world premiere.   The film was produced by Fulton Market Films.  They are currently looking for buyers.

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Chicago Film Festival: The Replacement

The Replacement, starring the Midwest Independent Film Festival’s own Mike McNamara, is one of the shorts to make its world premiere during the Chicago Style: City and State shorts presentation at the Chicago International Film Festival. “What I love about this script is that it packs so much into 15 minutes,” McNamara tells Solzy at the Movies.  “Action, satire, humor, suspense and even a little bit of romance.  And it’s so timely.  And we shot…

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Grace McPhillips talks The Origins of Wit & Humor

Grace McPhillips stopped by Solzy at the Movies to talk about The Origins of Wit & Humor. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Grace McPhillips:  We are well and looking forward to winter for the first time in years! After over a decade in Chicago we moved south to the growing film market of Atlanta. Congratulations on your performance in The Origins of Wit & Humor. What attracted…

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Karisa Bruin talks The Origins of Wit & Humor, UberEx

Actress-writer-director Karisa Bruin recently spoke to Solzy at the Movies about her role in the recently released Chicago-set film, The Origins of Wit & Humor. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today. How are things treating you? Karisa Bruin:  Hey Danielle, thanks for having me. Things are good. Congratulations on your performance in The Origins of Wit & Humor. What attracted you to the role of Debra? Karisa Bruin:  Thank you! I was really…

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Jen Richards talks Easy Living, Transgender Opportunities in TV/Film

Jen Richards took some time over the weekend to talk to Solzy at the Movies about her role in Easy Living and transgender opportunities in TV and film. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today.  How are things treating you? Jen Richards:  The sun is shining, I had fried chicken for breakfast, and the Clash just came up on my iPad, so I’d say things are treating me rather well. You’re co-starring as Danny…

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Writer/director Ryan Frost talks September Morning

Ryan Frost, writer/director of the upcoming September Morning, took some time over the weekend to talk to Solzy at the Movies about the new film. Thanks for joining Solzy at the Movies today.  How are things treating you? Ryan Frost:  Doing well, thank you.  It’s really hot in LA.  There’s like fires just north of here so pretty crazy.  I went outside there was ash on my car.  Unique.  Other than that, doing well. You…

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