Tuesday, October 27

Film Festival

Episode 48 – Charles Chudabala
actor, book, film, Film Festival, horror, podcast

Episode 48 – Charles Chudabala

Charles and I have been friends for a while. We both run around the horror circuit a lot, even being a part of the same horror anthology book. After we both acted in the same film [The Central Authority] it made sense to have him on the show! https://open.spotify.com/episode/1v3em8dmzOOwj5fIh2SpIJ Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/F0LVN0m5t_c Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Charles Chudabala is an actor and producer, known for The Gallows Act II (2019), Fameless (2015) and Ugly Sweater Party (2018).
Episode 32 – Horror House
director, fear, Film Festival, interview, podcast, Producer, writer

Episode 32 – Horror House

I am so excited about this episode because I sit down with my boys Brantley J Brown and Ray McCann and we talk about our project that we are most passionate about: Horror House Media, which is our channel on Youtube where we show original short form horror films! We have launched two films: Soundbite and Stalk, and about to launch our third Love Me Not. This really is a fun and funny interview with 3 fun lively individuals! You can check the episode out on Anchor.fm here: Instagram: Horror House Media Twitter: Horror House Media https://open.spotify.com/episode/3ggkTOce9WWI3FC2nKvjWp Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/lcvmwFZFwoo Mimosas with Michael on YouTube
Episode 31 – Edward Payson
film, Film Festival, interview, podcast

Episode 31 – Edward Payson

I met Edward last year at his film festival - The Anti-Hero Production Genre Film Festival - in Burbank, CA when the short film, The Deal, I directed premiered there. I had many conversations with him about his film career including his documentary and I knew he was someone I had to have on the show! https://open.spotify.com/episode/2PqJqssQYdgYSykAmJnfg0 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/UHihxDsskYw Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Edward Payson grew up in Derry, New Hampshire. Edward knew since he was a little boy that he wanted to direct films. He packed up and moved to California at twenty years old to attend Columbia College Hollywood where he went on to achieve a bachelor's degree in Cinema. While a freshman at Columbia he directed his first feature fi...
Interview 14 – Julian Lowenthal
blog, film, Film Festival, interview, writer

Interview 14 – Julian Lowenthal

Last year I went to Massachusetts to film a feature film with Sam Elliot and Aidan Turner. I was there for 5 weeks and I really had an amazing time. While there I met a young man named Julian Lowenthal. I was impressed with his work ethic; hard working, friendly, always smiling. While we were filming he told me about his feature he directed 'Silenced' in the local theater. Well, he is finally having his first screening and I thought I would ask him to share his process with us! 1. What is your film 'Silenced' about? It's a psychological thriller-horror about a group of masked villains who decide to rob a theater in small town, the night after a large show. During their raid of the theater a local mute vigilante, decides to defend his town and go after them. 2. What was the inspiration for...
Episode 8 – Gregory Blair
film, Film Festival, horror, interview, life, love, friendship, writer

Episode 8 – Gregory Blair

https://open.spotify.com/episode/5kb479Dk1pztb9YZFYzK72 Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/ZlEAE2L49Yo Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO: Award-winning actor/writer/director/producer Gregory Blair was born and bred in Southern California. He studied theater at various locations throughout Los Angeles--including UCLA--and also studied abroad at Cambridge University. He is a Geoffrey Award winning actor, EOTM Award winning director, Stonewall Award winning novelist and multi-produced and award-winning screenwriter and playwright. As an actor, Gregory has graced the stage (Sylvia, Working, Six Degrees of Separation, etc.) the big screen (Ooga Booga, Fang, Look Back, etc.), and the small screen (Escape The Night, Love That Girl!, Amazing Sports Stories, etc.); as...
Episode 7 – Eric Vollweiler
film, Film Festival, life, love, friendship

Episode 7 – Eric Vollweiler

We start off the new year by having mimosas with film festival promoter Eric Vollweiler. Listen as we talk about movies, love, Tinder, eHarmony, JWed and film festivals. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6o9hjuzJ6wJo1iKNpe10ZS Mimosas with Michael on Spotify https://youtu.be/lO_POKLJ0UE Bio: Eric is based in Upstate NY and has been producing and marketing film festivals, conferences, movie premieres, parties at major film festivals and concerts in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Utah, Connecticut, Boston, New Jersey, Manhattan, Albany and Buffalo since 2005. Some of Erics Credits include the Saratoga Springs International Film Festival, New York State International Film Festival, Winter Film Awards Indie Film Festival, Garden State Film Festival, Boston International Film Festival, Si...