Acclaimed Hollywood Casting Director, Wendy O'Brien, joins host Kurt Caceres with fellow actor Rey Gallegos and Rock Star legend, Jason Charles Miller. Wendy is one of the premiere casting offices in the world, with such hits as Son's of Anarchy and Mayans MC among so many other award winning shows. She breaks down the casting process in ways no one has ever heard and takes us into the minds and behind the closed doors with producers and directors. Whether she is seeing two actors or 500, it's a process few have experienced and she sits and tells it all. Even the time she had a general meeting with multi-award winning actor and writer, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, before she exploded onto the world stage.
Jade rejoins host Kurt Caceres and Travis Aaron Wade to discuss sharks like TMZ and the Paparazzi getting up all in your business. What her plans are for dealing with the coming fame, but also her personal life on parade through social media and the public eye. What does she think are the most attractive and unattractive things about Hollywood culture? She often wonders why anyone would live in LaLa Land if they weren't here to chase "the dream". Everyone always has an agenda. She meets someone and introduces herself only to be met with a "So what do you do?" response. What can you do for me? Welcome to Los Angeles!!
Born in France, raised in Italy, but grew up in Australia. Jade joins host Kurt Caceres to talk about her start modeling in Europe as well as being featured on the cover of Maxim Magazine whilst being the runner-up on Big Brother Australia. How success in Hollywood doesn't happen overnight and how in her fourth year, she is about to be a household name. She almost missed her calling when training for the Australian reserves and on the day to report to basic training, she booked a lead role on the Australian series, Camp. She was then scouted and brought to Los Angeles where she is working non stop from series to series. Don't ever go to an audition unprepared. As she says: "You are here to work, not to fuck spiders".
Episode: Independent Filmmaking 101 - USC Graduate, director David Kronmiller, joins host Kurt Caceres to discuss the daily grind and how to make it as an Independent Filmmaker. They are joined by special guest, fellow USC MFA Grad and Professor at Cal State Los Angeles, Yelena Deleon, who had just returned from the Sundance Film Festival. David opens up about his childhood growing up deep in the middle of the Amazon Rainforest to parents who were missionaries. However, it was revealed years later that it was all a front for his Fathers real job, being an international spy for the state department in the middle of a South American coup d'état. This experience was the true inspiration behind David deciding to write and direct the feature film, "Boris and the Bomb", out now on Amazon Prime.
A Special Lifetime Tribute Episode in Memoriam to the life of Kobe "Bean" Bryant, with special guest co-host, Carrie Ann Inaba. All Music and Sound Bytes used were only intended for educational, entertainment and emotional use only, in dedicating this segment to the late Kobe Bryant. Music from https://filmmusic.io "Virtutes Instrumenti" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Music from https://filmmusic.io "Sincerely" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Music from https://filmmusic.io "In Your Arms" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)Music from https://filmmusic.io "Night Vigil" by Kevin MacLeod (https://incompetech.com) License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)