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Jenia Tanaeva on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host James Lott Junior interviews Jenia Tanaeva on the Popcorn Talk Network.

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Geoffrey Moore on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host James Lott Junior interviews Geoffrey Moore on the Popcorn Talk Network.

In 2004 Mr.Moore partnered with William Macdonald creator and executive producer
of the critically acclaimed show "Rome the series" which was a rating success for
HBO and the BBC Winning four Emmy nominations and a golden globe nomination
and four Bafta nominations and and is the largest co-produced series with the
American film market in the BBC's history. They have acquired numerous intellectual
Property rights for the purpose of remakes as Television series and Films.
A number of their catalogue projects are in development.
In 2010 Mr Moore worked at TV7, one of the largest Network based in Eastern
Europe and was responsible for acquisitions of programming for the region.
In 1999,  Geoffrey founded "hush" of Mayfair and created his management group.
Within two years of opening "Hush", Geoffrey's Management Group employed over a
hundred people and soon was controlling four restaurants, one of them being run
overseas. Due to the success of his restaurants, he was asked to appear weekly live
on ITV's British morning Television. That same year he appeared with one of
England's most famous chefs, Gordon Ramsey on his show "Devil's Kitchen".
Mr. Moore first worked in the Entertainment industry  42 years ago where he
appeared as an actor in 1973 in the production of "Dr. Jekyll  and  Mr. Hyde"and
then in 1976 in Sir Arthur Conan Doyles's "Sherlock Holmes" working alongside
Charlotte Rampling and John Huston known for  "The Maltese Falcon", "The Man who
would be king" and "The African Queen" making a superstar out of Humphrey
Bogart.
In total, Geoffrey has worked on 14 films.
As a musician, he secured his first music recording artist deal with EMI working
alongside Mike Rutherford of "Genesis" and with Warner Brothers where he too
collaborated with Rick James, Tina Marie and Dudley Moore  to mention a few.

Geoffrey has an office in Geneva and at Pinewood studios in England.

 

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Popcorn Talk Network is the online broadcast network with programming dedicated exclusively to movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary. Popcorn Talk Network is comprised of the leading members and personalities of the film press and community including E!’s Maria Menounos, Scott “Movie” Mantz and Jeff Sneider.

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Marianna Palka on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host Blake V. interviews Marianna Palka on the Popcorn Talk Network.

 

Marianna Palka is a Scottish producer, director, writer, and actress. She is the writer, director and star of the film Good Dick, which screened at the Sundance Film Festival.

Palka produced, wrote, directed, and starred in the movie Good Dick opposite her longtime boyfriend at the time, Jason Ritter. The film also featured Martin Starr, Mark Webber, Charles Durning, and Tom Arnold. The film was shot on digital video in the fall of 2006 and had a budget of approximately US$200,000. It premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and at the 2008 Edinburgh Film Festival and was released in the United States in 2009.

At the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, Palka was a Sloan Juror with the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.

In 2001, Palka appeared in Peter Mullan’s film, Neds. Palka played the lead role of JEVA in director Jeremiah Jones independent film Restive. She appeared in the short Spoonful by director Jenee LaMarque and in Bryce Dallas Howard’s second film, When You Find Me. She played a Scottish book store worker/hipster in director Nathan Sutton’s film Autumn Wanderer. She starred in director Sylvia Sether’s short film, King Of Norway. As of 2017, Palka appears as Reggie ‘Vicky the Viking’ Walsh in the Netflix TV series, GLOW.

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Bladerunner 2049 (2017) Review | Anatomy of a Movie

Hosts Demetri Panos (@DMovies1701), Phil Svitek (@PdSvitek) and Marisa Serafini (@SerafiniTV) discuss Bladerunner 2049!

Officer K (Ryan Gosling), a new blade runner for the Los Angeles Police Department, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. His discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard (Harrison Ford), a former blade runner who’s been missing for 30 years.

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Andrew Russo – JACKALS – Director Of Photography | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Marielou Mandl interviews filmmakers and artists, from different facets of the industry, and discuss their involvements with production. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can produce a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Director Of Photography, Andrew Russo!

Andrew is an award winning cinematographer who shoots features, commercials, and music videos. A proud recipient of the ASC’s prestigious Heritage award, Andrew’s work has earned a Student Emmy and has screened in numerous festivals. In 2015, Andrew won Best Cinematography at the Independent Filmmakers Showcase for the feature film Girl on the Edge. His commercial clients have included Google, Powerball Lottery, Coca-Cola, Ford, IBM, BP, GE, Toyota, Starbucks, Pepsi, University of Phoenix, Motorola, EA Sports, US Bank, Toms Shoes, Lexus, Nintendo-Wii, Nike, and Microsoft. He has also had the distinguished pleasure of working with Julia Roberts, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Lawrence, David Oyelowo, Orlando Bloom, P Diddy, Eva Longoria, Will Ferrell, Julia Ormond, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson, Melissa McCarthy, Mickey Rourke, Ron Howard, Kevin Hart, Russell Simmons, Jerry Rice, Barry Sanders, Terry Bradshaw, Warren Moon, and Joe Namath.

Born and raised in downtown Chicago, Andrew received his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in international relations before receiving his Masters Degree from the University of Southern California in Film production. Andrew currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

 

 

Jim Frohna – Transparent’s Director/Cinematographer | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Marielou Mandl interviews filmmakers and artists, from different facets of the industry, and discuss their involvements with production. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can produce a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Director/Cinematographer, Jim Frohna!

Jim Frohna is an Emmy-nominated cinematographer and director of Transparent. In this interview he talks all about his career behind the scenes.

Tune in to Season 4 which premieres September 22nd, 2017.
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Randal Kleiser, Director/Producer – I Blame Dennis Hopper

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

This week, Illeana Douglas interviews Randal Kleiser about his career.

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Joe Dante, Director, Producer, Editor, Actor – I Blame Dennis Hopper on Popcorn Talk

“I Blame Dennis Hopper” is film aficionado and historian Illeana Douglas’ vodcast featuring exclusive interviews, discussion, and topical commentary from one of the industry’s most respected artists.

On today’s episode of “I Blame Dennis Hopper”, Joe Dante sits down with Illeana.

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Forming a Rock Star Production Team & Choosing the Right Festivals – The NYFA Hour Ep. 9

Hosts Pegah Rad and Joelle Smith talk with Industry Lab alumni Richard Selvi and Keline Kanoui to talk about their viral music video This is Our Time by Florian Picasso, social media promotion, and picking the right festivals to showcase a finished film. Plus we’ll be discussing Zero to Hero, their next project starring YouTube stars Logan Paul and Amanda Cerny.

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Melanie Aitkenhead talks Mother, May I Sleep With Danger on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host Frank Moran interviews Melanie Aitkenhead in studio about Mother, May I Sleep With Danger? on the Popcorn Talk Network.

Melanie Aitkenhead was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala. She is a director and cinematographer, known for Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (2016), Shang (2013) and Moments De La Ville (2013).

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Robert Altman Profile – Episode #46 (January 12th, 2016)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it’s all about Robert Altman! Robert Bernard Altman was an American film director, screenwriter, and producer. A five-time nominee of the Academy Award for Best Director and an enduring figure from the New Hollywood era, Altman was considered a “maverick” in making films that are highly naturalistic, but with a stylized perspective unlike most Hollywood films. He is consistently ranked as one of the greatest and most influential filmmakers in history. His style of filmmaking was unique among directors, in that his subjects covered most genres, but with a “subversive” twist that typically relies on satire and humor to express his personal vision. Altman developed a reputation for being “anti-Hollywood” and non-conformist in both his themes and directing style. However, actors especially enjoyed working under his direction because he encouraged them to improvise, thereby inspiring their own creativity. He preferred large ensemble casts for his films, and developed a multitrack recording technique which produced overlapping dialogue from multiple actors. This produced a more natural, more dynamic, and more complex experience for the viewer. He also used highly mobile camera work and zoom lenses to enhance the activity taking place on the screen. Critic Pauline Kael, writing about his directing style, said that Altman could “make film fireworks out of next to nothing.” Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

Frank Capra Discussion – Historic Hollywood (January 10th, 2016)

Historic Hollywood hosts Lex Michael, Karie Bible, and Byron Thompson do an an in depth discovery of the masters of film who built Hollywood. In depth biography and filmography of the cinematic masters of the past. Today we’re talking about Frank Capra. Frank Russell Capra, born Francesco Rosario Capra (May 18, 1897 – September 3, 1991) was an Italian-American film director, producer and writer who became the creative force behind some of the major award-winning films of the 1930s and 1940s. Born in Italy and raised in Los Angeles from the age of five, his rags-to-riches story has led film historians such as Ian Freer to consider him the “American dream personified.”[1] Capra became one of America’s most influential directors during the 1930s, winning three Oscars as Best Director. Among his leading films was It Happened One Night(1934), which became the first film to win the “Big Five Academy Awards“, includingBest Picture. Other leading films in his prime included You Can’t Take It With You(1938) and Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939). During World War II, Capra served in the U.S. Army Signal Corps and produced propaganda films, such as theWhy We Fight series.

Akira Kurosawa Profile – Episode #45 (December 8th, 2015)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it’s all about Akira Kurosawa! Akira Kurosawa (Japanese: 黒澤 明 Hepburn: Kurosawa Akira, March 23, 1910 – September 6, 1998) was a Japanese filmmaker. Regarded as one of the most important and influential filmmakers in the history of cinema, Kurosawa directed 30 films in a career spanning 57 years. Kurosawa entered the Japanese film industry in 1936, following a brief stint as a painter. After years of working on numerous films as an assistant director and scriptwriter, he made his debut as a director in 1943, during World War II, with the popular action film Sanshiro Sugata (a.k.a. Judo Saga). After the war, the critically acclaimed Drunken Angel (1948), in which Kurosawa cast then-unknown actor Toshiro Mifune in a starring role, cemented the director’s reputation as one of the most important young filmmakers in Japan. The two men would go on to collaborate on another 15 films. His wife Yōko Yaguchi was also an actress in one of his films. Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

Patrick Renna, Tommy Savas & Jason Schnell discuss Bad Roomies on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host Keetin Marchi interviews Jason Schnell, Patrick Renna and Tommy Savas about their new movie Bad Roomies. Bad Roomies is a dark comedy about two guys living together who, after losing their roommate, put out an ad to find a new one. After a series of disastrous interviews with potential roommates they settle on an apparently harmless but beautiful girl. All seems to be going well despite the simmering rivalry until one drunken night causes all three roommates to make a horrible mistake that start them on a downward spiral. A hilarious yet disastrous game of roommate versus roommate takes a turn that will change all their lives forever. @ThePopcornTalk

Billy Wilder Discussion – Historic Hollywood (November 15th, 2015)

Historic Hollywood hosts Lex Michael, Karie Bible, and Byron Thompson do an an in depth discovery of the masters of film who built Hollywood. In depth biography and filmography of the cinematic masters of the past. Today we’re talking about Billy Wilder. Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood’s golden age. Wilder is one of only five people to have won Academy Awards as producer, director and screenwriter for the same film (The Apartment), and was the first person to accomplish this. Wilder became a screenwriter in the late 1920s while living in Berlin. After the rise of the Nazi Party, Wilder, who was Jewish, left for Paris, where he made his directorial debut. He moved to Hollywood in 1933, and in 1939 he had a hit when he co-wrote the screenplay for the screwball comedy Ninotchka. Wilder established his directorial reputation with Double Indemnity (1944), a film noir he co-wrote with crime novelistRaymond Chandler. Wilder earned the Best Director and Best Screenplay Academy Awards for the adaptation of a Charles R. Jackson story The Lost Weekend (1945), about alcoholism. In 1950, Wilder co-wrote and directed the critically acclaimed Sunset Blvd. From the mid-1950s on, Wilder made mostly comedies. Among the classics Wilder created in this period are the farces The Seven Year Itch (1955) and Some Like It Hot(1959), satires such as The Apartment (1960), and the romantic comedy-drama Sabrina (1954). He directed fourteen different actors in Oscar-nominated performances. Wilder was recognized with the American Film Institute (AFI) Life Achievement Award in 1986. In 1988, Wilder was awarded the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. In 1993, he was awarded the National Medal of Arts.

Renee Dorian and Ben Begley Discuss The Funhouse Massacre on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host Cameron Louis interview Renee Dorian and Ben Begley from The Funhouse Massacre in studio on the Popcorn Talk Network. The Funhouse Massacre: Six of the world’s scariest psychopaths escape from a local Asylum and proceed to unleash terror on the unsuspecting crowd of a Halloween Funhouse whose themed mazes are inspired by their various reigns of terror. @ThePopcornTalk

Paul Ashton and Katie Page discuss This Isn’t Funny on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, our host Keetin Marchi interview Paul Ashton and Katie Page from This Isn’t Fun in studio on the Popcorn Talk Network. This Isn’t Funny’s Summary: Meet Eliot Anderson and Jamie Thompson: Masters of Prolonged Adolescence, experts in Self-Sabotage. Faced with the possibility of their true potential, at a time in life when they both know theyre supposed to be finding some kind of clarity the only sensible response seems to be running in the opposite direction. What a perfect time for them to meet. Eliot is a stand up with crippling anxiety, Jamie avoids life through partying and travel. When Jamie rides his bicycle into Eliots car their exchange is not exactly a meet-cute. More like a meet-fling-hostile-abuse-drive-off-aggressive. Then when Eliot riffs on the exchange in her set that night and Jamie is there to see it, its game on, and the chemistry is undeniable. They push each others buttons. They fall in love. But just as they open themselves up and see they might be a fit, things start to fall apart. New job opportunities and family crises bring their issues and their future together into sharp focus and their respective modes of escape-therapy begin to fail them. Will they ever be able to get out of their own way, so they can truly come together? Interspersed with live stand up comedy from Beth Stelling, Ahmed Bharoocha, Katie Page and Will Weldon (who all also star), and featuring hilarious character turns from Anthony LaPaglia, Edi Gathegi, Mimi Rogers, Gia Carides and David Pasquesi, THIS ISNT FUNNY takes an honest, sharply observed look at meeting the right person at a time in your life when you just dont know what to do with it. And how it can be the best thing that ever happened to you. @ThePopcornTalk

John Carpenter Profile – Episode #42 (October 27th, 2015)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Comment and Rate us on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/profiles/id908850713?mt=2 Today it’s all about John Carpenter… So who else to discuss him than with Adrienne Barbeau and Keith David! “They Live” is available to rent or buy on iTunes: https://goo.gl/6ak6Iq John Howard Carpenter (born January 16, 1948) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer, editor and composer. Although Carpenter has worked in numerous film genres, he is most commonly associated with horror and science fiction films from the 1970s and 1980s. Carpenter’s most notable films are Halloween (1978), Escape from New York (1981) and Starman (1984). Many of Carpenter’s films from the 1970s and the 1980s have come to be viewed as cult classics, and Carpenter has been acknowledged as an influential filmmaker. Cult classics include: Dark Star (1974), Assault on Precinct 13 (1976), The Fog (1980), The Thing (1982), Christine (1983), Big Trouble in Little China (1986),Prince of Darkness (1987) and They Live (1988). Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

Robert Zemeckis Profile – Episode #41 (October 13th, 2015)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Today it’s all about Robert Zemeckis… So who else to discuss him than with Lea Thompson and Christopher Lloyd! “Forrest Gump” is available to rent or buy on iTunes: http://j.mp/GetForrestGump Robert Lee Zemeckis (born May 14, 1952) is an American filmmaker and screenwriter. Zemeckis is credited as one of the greatest “visual storytellers” in filmmaking and is a pioneer of visual effects. He has directed some of the biggest blockbuster hits of the past few decades. He first came to public attention in the 1980s as the director and co-creator of the science-fiction comedy Back to the Future film trilogy, as well as the live-action/animated family comedy Who Framed Roger Rabbit (1988), though in the 1990s he diversified into more dramatic fare, including 1994’s Forrest Gump, for which he won an Academy Award for Best Directing. The films he has directed have ranged across a wide variety of genres, for both adults and families. His films are characterized by an interest in state-of-the-art special effects, including the early use of the insertion of computer graphics into live-action footage in Back to the Future Part II (1989) and the pioneering performance capturetechniques seen in The Polar Express (2004), Beowulf (2007) and A Christmas Carol (2009). Though Zemeckis has often been pigeonholed as a director interested only in effects, his work has been defended by several critics, including David Thomson, who wrote that “No other contemporary director has used special effects to more dramatic and narrative purpose.” Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

Thunder Levin discusses the Sharknado series on iTalk Movies

iTalk movies is a long-form interview series featuring leading members of the film community. In this episode, hosts Candice Buenrostro, Phil Svitek, and Demetri Panos interview Thunder Levin in studio on the Popcorn Talk Network. Sharknado is a 2013 made-for-television disaster film about a waterspout that lifts sharks out of the ocean and deposits them in Los Angeles. It is the first installment in the Sharknado series. It first aired on the Syfy channel on July 11, 2013, and stars Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, Jaason Simmons, John Heard, and Ian Ziering. It was also given a one-night only special midnight theatrical screening via Regal Cinemas and NCM Fathom Events, where it took less than $200,000 in the box office across 200 screenings. @ThePopcornTalk

Billy Wilder Profile – Episode #35 (July 7th, 2015)

Popcorn Talk proudly presents Profiles with Malone and Mantz! In this vodcast series hosts Alicia Malone and Scott “Movie” Mantz break down and focus on some of the most prolific Hollywood directors, writers and actors in the entertainment industry – past & present. Billy Wilder was an Austrian-born American filmmaker, screenwriter, producer, artist and journalist, whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. He is regarded as one of the most brilliant and versatile filmmakers of Hollywood’s golden age. Wilder is one of only five people to have won Academy Awards as producer, director and screenwriter for the same film (The Apartment), and was the first person to accomplish this. Wilder became a screenwriter in the late 1920s while living in Berlin. After the rise of the Nazi Party, Wilder, who wasJewish, left for Paris, where he made his directorial debut. He moved to Hollywood in 1933, and in 1939 he had a hit when he co-wrote the screenplay for the screwball comedy Ninotchka. Wilder established his directorial reputation with Double Indemnity (1944), a film noir he co-wrote with crime novelist Raymond Chandler. Wilder earned the Best Director and Best Screenplay Academy Awards for the adaptation of a Charles R. Jackson story The Lost Weekend(1945), about alcoholism. In 1950, Wilder co-wrote and directed the critically acclaimed Sunset Blvd. From the mid-1950s on, Wilder made mostly comedies. Among the classics Wilder created in this period are the farces The Seven Year Itch (1955) and Some Like It Hot (1959), satires such as The Apartment (1960), and the drama comedy Sabrina (1954). He directed fourteen different actors in Oscar-nominated performances. Wilder was recognized with the American Film Institute (AFI) Life Achievement Award in 1986. In 1988, Wilder was awarded theIrving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. In 1993, he was awarded the National Medal of Arts. Follow Alicia on Twitter! Follow Scott on Twitter! SUBSCRIBE TO PROFILES ON ITUNES!

Big Hero 6 Directors on Film Freak Movie Interview

What a blast!  If you want to journey inside the making of Big Hero 6, look no further.  In this episode of The Film Freak Movie Interview, Leo Quinones sits down with Directors DON HALL & CHRIS WILLIAMS. Also adding tremendous insight is Producer ROY CONLI. Follow Leo Quinones on Twitter @MovieInterview or Instagram @TheMovieInterview

Harold Allen Ramis Tribute | Anatomy of a Movie

In this show, AOM hosts Phil Svitek, Sara Stretton, and Demetri Panos discuss the career and works of comedian and actor Harold Ramis. They discuss his films and impact in the comedic society. Here is Harold’s Bio: Born on November 21, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, Harold Allen Ramis got his start in comedy as Playboy magazine’s joke editor and reviewer. In 1969, he joined Chicago’s Second City’s Improvisational Theatre Troupe before moving to New York to help write and perform in “The National Lampoon Show” with other Second City graduates including John Belushi, Gilda Radner and Bill Murray. By 1976, he was head writer and a regular performer on the top Canadian comedy series SCTV (1976). His Hollywood debut came when he collaborated on the script for National Lampoon’s Animal House (1978) which was produced by Ivan Reitman. After that, he worked as writer with Ivan as producer on Meatballs (1979), Stripes (1981), Ghostbusters (1984) and Ghostbusters II (1989) and acted in the latter three. Harold Ramis died on February 24, 2014 at age 69 from complications of autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis. HELPFUL LINKS: Deadline: http://www.deadline.com/2014/02/listen-ghostbusters-groundhog-day-harold-ramis-career-conversation-museum-of-the-moving-image/ IMDb: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000601/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Google Search: https://www.google.com/search?q=harold+ramis&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&channel=sb Bing Search: http://www.bing.com/search?q=harold+ramis&qs=AS&pq=harold+ramis&sc=8-12&sp=1&FORM=QBLH&cvid=a159ac26fbaf48938ae2bc90aef99663 Yahoo Search: https://search.yahoo.com/search;_ylc=X1MDMjE0MjQ3ODk0OARfcgMyBGZyA3lmcC10LTY2MwRmcjIDc2EtZ3AEZ3ByaWQDBG5fZ3BzAzEwBG9yaWdpbgN3d3cueWFob28uY29tBHBvcwMxBHBxc3RyAwRxdWVyeQNoYXJvbGQgcmFtaXMEc2FjAzEEc2FvAzE-?p=harold%20ramis&type=2button&fr=yfp-t-663

Keven Undergaro

Keven_Undergaro_Staff_Photo_2013_10_20In the late 90′s, Keven Undergaro was Head Writer of MTV’s game show “Singled Out.” Before that he was a carnival worker. Today, he partners in a production company with Maria Menounos, who he’s been working with for the past decade. He is also the author of “the EveryGirl Guide to Life”, founder of the charity “Take Action Hollywood” and Executive Producer of the Oxygen Reality Show ‘Chasing Maria’. On the digital broadcast front, Keven created the AfterBuzz TV Network based on his obsession with talk radio and TV – particularly ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘Jersey Shore.’. Keven is also the Creator and Executive Producer of ‘Conversations with Maria,’ a long form celebrity web interview series that frequently ranks #1 on itunes. As an indy filmmaker, his films have played nearly all the major US festivals. His most recent work, “Adventures of Serial Buddies” is the first serial killer buddy movie and stars the likes of Christopher Lloyd, Beth Behrs and Artie Lange. Keven’s held company with the past three US Presidents but would trade it all in for one good night of drinking with the cast of the Jersey Shore. Keven Undergaro’s Links: [symple_social icon=”twitter” url=”http://twitter.com/undergaro” title=”Follow Me” target=”blank” rel=””][symple_social icon=”instagram” url=”http://instagram.com/undergaro” title=”Follow Me” target=”blank” rel=””][symple_social icon=”youtube” url=”http://youtube.com/afterbuzztv” title=”Check Out AfterBuzz TV” target=”blank” rel=””]