The Emerging Past Director’s Cut Emerges on Amazon Prime

Noted multi award-winning filmmaker Thomas J. Churchill’s epic horror film, The Emerging Past Director’s Cut was just released on Amazon Prime. This film is in the tradition of Hitchcock and is a new psychological thriller from the producers & Writer/Director of Check Point, The Rack Pack, and Lazarus Apocalypse comes THE EMERGING PAST. I have had the honor of working with Churchill (or rather, “Church”, to his good friends), and I will say that he is truly a creative artist. His films are thought provoking, moving and he truly fosters a familial type of atmosphere on set for his cast and crew. When you can’t see the […]

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Well Heeled at the Heels Premiere

Really enjoyed the movie Heels with my good friend fashion designer Sai Suman and had a nice time at the premiere and after party. The only thing missing was one of the stars of the film, my “Live with Ford and Vida” colleague Ford Austin, who was missing as he had come down with a bad cold that he couldn’t shake. The film’s LA premiere was at the Laemmle Noho 7 as part of the popular Noho Cine Fest. Heels is the story of two adopted brothers, Ronnie (Britt George) and Jodi Lackey (Ryan Bottiglieri), who also wrote, directed and […]

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Ladies Kicking Butt at the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival

Had an amazing time at the first night of the Lady Filmmakers Film Festival at the Wilshire Screening Room, where the film that I acted in and co-produced is an official selection of the festival. I was honored to have my film screen in the “ladies kick butt” block of films. Kudos to Patricia DiSalvo Viayra, the CEO and Co-Founder of the festival and her husband Mike Viayra, her Co-Founder and Festival Director. Lady Filmmakers Festival is under the umbrella of the newly formed Lady Filmmakers Foundation, a 501c3 tax exempt charity. Lady Filmmakers Festival is in its 8th year and […]

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Seeking Valentina Los Angeles Premiere

Seeking Valentina premiered at the Los Angeles World International Film Festival at the historic Crest Theatre in Westwood. Afterwards, there was a Q and A with the cast and crew. I had a nice time reminiscing all things Valentina with writer-director-producer Armin Nasseri, actress and producer Kristin West, digital effects expert Tawan Bazemore, composer Skykross and the moderator Syr Law. Big thanks to Armin Nasseri, Kristin West and the rest of my fellow cast members and crew. Also want to extend a big thanks to manager Matt Chassin as well as event photographers Bob Delgadillo, Danny Go and Mark Sevier. […]

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Imagination Film Group’s Launch Party

Imagination Film Group had their red carpet launch party on Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 at the Sofitel Hotel. This new film company will be producing feature length indie film projects. Their projects will be inspirational, comedy and true life films. Music was by DJ Oscar Guzman and Singing by Shiah Luna and Chalmer Lumary. It also included magic by  Wacko, named LA’s Best by Los Angeles Magazine in 2015. Fashion designer Adolfo Sanchez’s beautiful designs were on display. Having worked on Shirin in Love which they produced, I hope to get to work with again! Photos courtesy of Vincent A […]

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Filmmaker Thomas J. Churchill at the Born to Ride TV & Magazine 20th Anniversary Party

Very excited for my friend Thomas J. Churchill aka “Church”, a multi award-winning filmmaker that I can’t wait to work with on some of his upcoming projects! Church made a much anticipated appearance at the popular Born to Ride TV & Magazine 20th Anniversary Party at the Harley Davidson of Brandon dealership in Tampa, Florida this Sunday, November 22nd. Also in attendance was talented scream queen and award-winning actress Krista Grotte, who just shot three of Church’s films-Lazarus: Apocalypse, The Emerging Past and the upcoming Checkpoint, which got a lot of well deserved buzz at AFM. The film stars William Forsythe (The […]

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Multi-Talented artist Ata Servati to guest on LA Talk Radio

Earlier tonight we had the multi-talented poet, playwright, filmmaker and actor Ata Servati guest on Cameron Datzker’s show that I guest co-host on LA Talk Radio. Writer/producer/Director/Actor Ata Servati, a poet, playwright, novelist, actor, filmmaker and activist, started his journey in the arts as a  playwright. He followed in the paths of legends such as Rumi, Hafez, and Omar Khayyam. As a young boy, he began receiving premonitions in his dreams that have greatly influenced his spirituality to this day. Ata moved to the United States just before the climax of the National Rebellion in his homeland of Iran. Ata resisted […]

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Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance Chops its way through AFM

The much buzzed about Samurai Cop 2: Deadly Vengeance was the belle of the ball on a global scale at the popular American Film Market (AFM) with a standing room only screening and meet and greet with the film’s stars. They also had an epic, star-studded party at 31TEN Lounge in Santa Monica. “We are delighted to present this film to the worldwide audience at AFM and hope that people around the world can experience Samurai Cop 2,” said award-winning writer-director-producer Gregory Hatanaka.   This much anticipated sequel to the legendary cult classic, Samurai Cop (1991), explores the dynamic duo […]

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