Monday, July 4

film

Episode 9 – Ray McCann
film, Producer

Episode 9 – Ray McCann

To open February and Black History Month I thought I would interview my good friend and President of SketchHouse Entertainment, Ray McCann. He was chillin with his home boy Donte Spears - and we talk to them about being young producers in Hollywood! https://open.spotify.com/episode/5wlZr9gUvpEDWkBxJbe0kW https://youtu.be/jkw3cfeiOyc Mimosas with Michael on YouTube BIO Raymond McCann President of Sketch House Entertainment has extensive experience in the entertainment industry. Coming from the TV Sitcom world he has worked under major producers like Bentley Kyle Evans (Martin, Jamie Foxx) and Jeff Franklin (Full House, Fuller House). This experience of working under seasoned showrunners has given him extensive business knowledge on how to prepare, package and promote a show.
Interview 3 – Stephen Kogon
film, interview, writer

Interview 3 – Stephen Kogon

Back in 2016 I worked on a film called Dance Baby Dance with Stephen Kogon, Beverley Mitchell (7th Heaven), Jim O'Heir (Parks and Recs) and Clare Grant (Robot Chicken, wife of Seth Green). I attended the red carpet premiere: Red Carpet Premiere and took a minute to follow up with Stephen on the process of creating his first feature film. 1. Briefly tell us what the journey with Dance Baby Dance was like. A: Briefly?! What are you trying to say -- I'm a windbag :) Fine, fine, here's briefly. It started with walks on the beach where I would listen to music to clear my head and get story ideas. At the time this story came about I was listening to a lot of old school soul (Stevie Wonder, Sam & Dave) and for some reason I just saw myself tap dancing to them (even though I'd never tap dance...
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...