Episode 1216: Tara Westwood

On this episode actor/director Tara Westwood talks about her award winning short, Triggered. Westwood grew up in Canada and began her career as a model in Europe. She went on to star in The Grudge (2020) and has recently appeared Fleishman in Trouble with Jesse Eisenberg and stars in Plane with Gerard Butler opening only in theaters January 13th.


Episode 1215: Bushwick filmFestival 2022

On this episode as part of our no-rest-for-the-fest coverage of film festivals this fall, we take you to the opening night of the Bushwick Film Festival. This year the festival kicked off its 15th edition with a red carpet reception at Lot 45 in Brooklyn where NRFTW host Kayla Vera spoke with the filmmakers and stars of the evening.

Episode 1213: NAB Show NY 2022-Recap

On this episode we give you a recap of this year's NAB Show-NY. This year the convention returned to the Jacob Javits Center in New York City for the first time since 2019. It was a smaller turn out for exhibitors than previous years, but attendees turned out in droves. I managed to interview a couple of the exhibitors, Matthew Weintritt from Fuji Film and Bob Caniglia from Black Magic Design about their offerings for creators.

Episode 1212: Evan Shapiro at the NAB Show NY 2022

On this episode Producer/Media Cartographer Evan Shapiro talks about the current media landscape at NAB Show in NY where he gave the keynote speech. In this interview Shapiro speaks about the rapid changes in the world of streaming content and what streaming channels will need to thrive in today's market.

Episode 1210: Mary Woodvine & Mark Jenkin at NYFF 2022

On this episode Mary Woodvine and Mark Jenkin, lead, the actor and director of the new feature, Enys Men talk about the making of the film and their journey for the New York Film Festival 2022. Enys Men is the story of a middle-aged woman spends her days isolated in enigmatic environmental study on an uninhabited, island off the coast of Cornwall in southwest England, yet she’s also increasingly haunted by her own nightmarish visitations.

Episode 1209: Soho International Film Festival 2022 Part II

On this episode we bring you our continued "no rest for the fest" coverage of 13th Annual Soho International Film Festival. Featuring interviews with: Anthony Robert Grasso, Diane Harrington, Maren Lavelle, Matt Steiner, Nick Ronan, Erica Camarano, Stephen Michael Simon, Max Gardner, Michael Ien Cohen, and the festival's Executive Director, Sibyl Santiago.

Episode 1207: Natalie Metzger

On this episode director Natalie Metzger talks about her short film, Sleep Study which is now streaming as part of HULU's Bite Size Halloween. The Spirit Award nominated filmmaker was discovered by 20th Digital, the company behind the Bite Size Halloween series, when they saw her sci-fi short, Immortal.