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An interview with actress Gena Bishani

Albanian actress Gena Bishani (c) G. Bishani

Albanian actress Gena Bishani (c) G. Bishani

Actress Gena Bishani was born in a small town in Southern Albania and is very passionate about art. The 22-year old will soon be playing a role in the up-coming movie The Dark Return Of Time, starring actors Eric Roberts, Eliza Roberts and Matthew Ziff. Time for some questions and answers!
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Dream Jobs: An Interview With Scriptwriter Todd Niemi

Scriptwriter Todd Niemi (c) T. Niemi

Scriptwriter Todd Niemi (c) T. Niemi

American screenwriter Todd Niemi’s passion for writing began at a young age. He turned it into a profession by working as a technical writer, but his real passion lies with creative writing. Todd’s first movie script, an adaptation of author R.B. Russell’s novel Bloody Baudelaire, was turned into the movie Backgammon. More exciting times are on the way, because another script he worked on, The Dark Return Of Time, will be made into a movie this year.

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An Interview With Actress Daphne Tenne

Actress Daphne Tenne (c) Vanie Poyey

Actress Daphne Tenne (c) Vanie Poyey

Actress Daphne Tenne was born in Greece, grew up in New York, Israel and Venezuela and now lives in Los Angeles, where she graduated with a full scholarship from the highly acclaimed Stella Adler Academy of Acting at the end of 2015. Her career has been skyrocketing ever since. Recently one of the films she starred in, ‘Love Is…’,  was screened at the Northern Virginia International Film and Music Festival (NOVA) and is being made into a feature length film. Time to catch up with this internationally versatile and charming actress!
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An Interview With Irish Comedian Frank Cronin

Irish comedian and actor Frank Cronin (c) K. Barraclough - keithbarraclough.com

Irish comedian and actor Frank Cronin (c) K. Barraclough – keithbarraclough.com

The life of Irish actor and comedian Frank Cronin would make an exciting novel. Not only does the Dublin native have a taste for adventurous activities, but he has also spent a few years in the Irish Defense Forces as a lieutenant, lived in a tent for almost a year while studying at the National University of Ireland and set up a bar and a restaurant while living in Mexico. For the past two years Frank has been living in Los Angeles, after having been awarded a full scholarship at the prestigious Stella Adler Academy of Acting. On top of having become a household name in his native Ireland, he has rapidly become one in the United States as well. Continue reading


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An Interview With Actor Matthew Ziff

Actor Matthew Ziff (c) M. Ziff

Actor Matthew Ziff (c) M. Ziff

Actor Matthew Ziff started his professional career as a young child, when he showed a remarkable talent for modelling and acting. The now 25-year-old American is preparing for the lead role of Flavian Bennett in the upcoming mystery thriller The Dark Return Of Time. Filming starts early this summer in Paris and London, where he will be joined by fellow actors Eric Roberts, Bill Cobbs and Hélène Cardona, among many others.  Continue reading


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Dream Jobs: An Interview With Film Producer Ian Reed

English Film producer Ian Reed (c) I. Reed

English Film producer Ian Reed (c) I. Reed

British film producer Ian Reed worked in hotel management and real estate, before following his passion for movies and becoming a film producer. Each of these careers are both rewarding and challenging, but there is one aspect that the 50-year-old Englishman values the most: helping people fulfil their dreams!  Continue reading


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Dream Jobs: An Interview With Director Martyn Pick

Director Martyn Pick

Director Martyn Pick

UK director Martyn Pick is well-known for merging live-action with painterly animation, whether it’s a feature film, commercial or short film. He studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and has been working as a director and animator ever since. Martyn explains what interests him in doing certain projects, which part of the filmmaking process he enjoys the most and what the best and worst aspects of this creative, yet demanding job are.  Continue reading