Archive for the Producer Category

On Vérité with Emmy Nominated Director-Writer-Producer Reinaldo Marcus Green

http://traffic.libsyn.com/onverite/OnVerite_Reinaldo_-51316.mp3 On Vérité Top List:  “What do you wish you had known on your first independent film?” Reinaldo Marcus Green, one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film (2015) and recipient of the Spike Lee Film Production Grant 2016 (Monsters and Men,) shares best practices with Giovanna Aguilar on filmmaking. On Vérité Top List for Independent Filmmakers is complementary content for an upcoming written article to be published on my blog at Giovanna Aguilar. Watch Reinaldo Marcus Green’s acclaimed short film STOP—a young man’s livelihood

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HourGlass Gets ON YOUR FEET! FULL ACCESS with Gloria and Emilio Estefan and Jerry Mitchell

http://traffic.libsyn.com/hourglass/OYF_FullAccess_2_14_2016_Final.mp3 As the executive producer and co-host of the podcast HourGlass Time to Talk, I am proud and excited to release the promo of On Your Feet! Full Access, up-close and personal interviews that my co-host Maria Torres and I conducted with multi Grammy Winners Gloria and Emilio Estefan and Tony Winner Jerry Mitchell, who share their journey of bringing their story to Broadway and living the American dream. These upcoming episodes are especially close to HourGlass co-host Maria Torres who is also the associate choreographer

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Ep. 3 HourGlass Talks with Talented Dancer-Performer-Arts Activist –

http://traffic.libsyn.com/hourglass/HOUR20GLASS20EP.203_FINALMIX_101515.mp3 Paying It Forward through the Arts Here is the latest episode of my podcast, HourGlass, an interview that my co-host and I conducted with Marina Micallizi, an inspirational young talent who shared her story about the importance of the arts for helping others. In 2005 Maria Torres auditioned young dancers to take part in a Broadway style production number to be performed at Jazz at Lincoln Center for the Upfronts as part of the cartoon Class of 3000, based on Andre 3000 (Outkast)), and is

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College Students Express Need for More Conversations on Arts & Entertainment

On Wednesday, September 30, 2015, I produced my very first panel on arts and entertainment at Montclair State University, which included a last-minute adjustment to the speakers’ list, the talented actor-producer-writer-director Adrian Martinez  who was game to join the conversation a day before the event after one of the panelists canceled due to film shooting commitments. If you want to produce, you have to ready for such changes and be quick to reach out to your contacts to ensure the production continues on track. Adrian, whom can be seen

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Arts & Entertainment Panel on 9/30 at Montclair State University Distinguished Entertainment Industry Professionals

Arts and Entertainment Panel Coming to Montclair State University on 9/30 Distinguished Entertainment Industry Professionals to Share Experiences with College Students I’d like to thank Julia Siegel, a talented college student at MSU, for crafting a press release of the upcoming event I’m producing at Montclair State University. – Giovanna To REGISTER FOR THE EVENT, CLICK HERE. News Release September 15, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact Information: Julia Siegel Montclair State University Phone: 973-525-9834 Email: siegelj5@montclair.edu   MONTCLAIR, NJ – Montclair State University’s CART Career Services

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HBO/NALIP Grant-Awarded Documentary Wins Finishing Funds

Ecuadorian Film Commission Awards Post Production Grant to Dreamtown July 5, 2015 – As one of the producers of the multi grant-awarded documentary —HBO/NALIP, NALAC, NYWIFT — DreamTown is honored to receive yet another grant, but this time the honor comes from Ecuador’s National Film Council, El Consejo Nacional de Cinematografía (CNCine).  Betty Bastidas the film’s director traveled to Ecuador on June 29, 2015 for the competition, which selected her 5-year project among top film projects in the country. Dreamtown follows three Afro-Ecuadorian soccer players at different stages of their careers as they

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Maria Torres and Giovanna Aguilar Proudly Present the First Episode of the Podcast HourGlass

http://traffic.libsyn.com/hourglass/HourGlass_Ep_1_RomanRojas_Mix_8_03_2015.mp3 On a winter walk around a frozen lake nearly two years ago, Maria Torres and Giovanna Aguilar wondered: “How can we pay it forward as artists and create content that matters to us?” We invite our friends to tune in to our answer —HourGlass Time to Talk, a dynamic podcast that shares the artist’s journey with personal stories that define not just the work but also what have shaped the person’s humanity. From the stage to the silver screen to the recording to the writer’s

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