DeShuna Spencer (On KweliTV)
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11M ago
In our latest episode we interview DeShuna Spencer, the founder & CEO of the highly acclaimed streaming platform, Kweli TV. DeShuna graduated at Jackson State University and started her career in journalism before she became a Halcyon Incubator Fellow, a Vocal Fellow and a Google NextGen Policy Leader. Amongst her many accomplishments, DeShuna was also the first place winner of the 2017 Harvard Business School African Business Conference Pitch Competition and in this episode we talk to her about her about KweliTV, attracting investors for your company and her transition from journalism to ..read more
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Yhá Mourhia Wright (On Web Series)
The Black Film Space Podcast
by Black Film Space Podcast
1y ago
In the next episode we interview the multi-talented actress and filmmaker Yhá Mourhia Wright. Yhá started her career as a Senior Video Producer for MadameNoire before launching her production company, 'Yhá-Wright Productions' right after completing her MFA in acting. We talk with Yhá Mourhia about her web series '#LoveMyRoomie’, her strategy to distributing and marketing her work and writing on a budget. Yhá Mourhia has led production for three digital shows: Listen to Black Women, In This Room, and Healthy Her.  Follow Yhá Mourhia: SM: MsWrightonTime Web: Yhawrightproductions.com ..read more
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Zenzi Williams (On Coaching Actors)
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by Black Film Space Podcast
1y ago
In this episode we interview Zenzi Williams, an acting coach and actress, known for 'Black Panther', 'Daredevil' & 'The Defenders'. Before obtaining her MFA from The Yale School of Drama in 2015, Zenzi studied Theater at Temple University and she is the perfect person to talk to us about preparing for auditions, what makes an audition great, tips for virtual auditions & lessons on remaining  teachable. Follow Zenzi: SM: Zen_Will Web: zentapingspace.com ..read more
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Latarsha Rose (On Acting)
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1y ago
In our latest episode we interview the multi-talented actress Latarsha Rose.  This ridiculously great thespian has played the role of Dr. Lisa Hudson on the hit series, 'Being Mary Jane’, Portia on 'The Hunger Games’, and. Felicity on ’The L Word: Generation Q’ to mention a few. In this episode Latarsha shares her acting approach when it comes to difficult scenes and her success & lessons in the entertainment industry.  Follow Latarsha on: IG:  LatarshaRose Web: https://www.latarsharose.tv ..read more
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Mel Jones (On Directing)
The Black Film Space Podcast
by Black Film Space Podcast
1y ago
In our latest episode we interview Writer-Producer turned Director Mel Jones. Mel earned her MFA in Producing at the American Film Institute & made her directorial debute with “Leimert Park.“ which plays on BET. This multi-hyphenate filmmaker produced Netflix original films Juanita & recently served as director for Hulu’s recently launched Initiative 29 in collaboration with Disney+ & ASPEN+’s “Black History Always”. Mel was also a producer on the MACRO Film, ‘Really Love’ which is now streaming on Netflix. Follow Mel IG: @Mel_Jones Web: weareinvisible.com  ..read more
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Dion Lack (On the Business of Creative Studio Spaces)
The Black Film Space Podcast
by Black Film Space Podcast
1y ago
In our latest episode we interview Dion Lack, a multi-talented filmmaker who started his directorial debut by sketch-comedies to then creating short films and a production company, LackToast Entertainment. Dion is truly a brilliant visionary with unlimited creativity and you get a chance to experience this side of him as he talks to us about the business of renting out studio spaces for creatives. Follow Dion on: Web: lacktoastent.com SM: @lacktoastent ..read more
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Fatima Elswify (On Producing for TV)
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by Black Film Space Podcast
1y ago
In our latest episode we interview Fatima Elswify, an Associate Producer at OWN known for ‘Oprah with Meghan & Harry’, 'Behind Her Faith’, & The Shade Room’s hit show, ‘The Same Room’. The show merges faith with culture and has had the likes of Charlamagne Tha God, Kirk Franklin & Meagan Good. Fatima is not only a sucker for wholesome content, she also runs a Non-Profit Organization for teens called ‘The Tribe Collective’. Follow Fatima on: @Fatimaelswify ..read more
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Zuko Nodada (On Independent Filmmaking)
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by Black Film Space Podcast
1y ago
In our latest episode, we interview Zuko Nodada, an award-winning Director & Producer. Zuko grew up in a culture of storytelling around the fire while eating corn. This is where his passion for telling stories came about and he now has a film, ‘Uncovered’, on Netflix, which was screened at the Pan African Film Festival in 2019.   Follow Zuko: Instagram @ZukoNodada ..read more
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On Independent Filmmaking
The Black Film Space Podcast
by Black Film Space Podcast
1y ago
In our latest episode, we interview Zuko Nodada, an award-winning Director & Producer. Zuko grew up in a culture of storytelling around the fire while eating corn. This is where his passion for telling stories came about and he now has a film, ‘Uncovered’, on Netflix, which was screened at the Pan African Film Festival in 2019.   Follow Zuko: Instagram @ZukoNodada ..read more
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Alece Oxendine (On Marketing & Digital Distribution Practices)
The Black Film Space Podcast
by Black Film Space Podcast
1y ago
In our latest episode we interview Alece Oxendine, the Director of the Industry & Festival Outreach at Columbia University’s Film Program where she is an esteemed alumna and serves on the Board of Directors for the Columbia Alumni Association. Alece has dedicated over 12 years of her career to help emerging independent filmmakers by educating them about digital distribution practices.  She is also committed to serving the Black community through her position on the Black Film Space Board. Follow Alece: @fuer_alece Web: aleceoxendine.com ..read more
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