Spotlight PR Founder and Head Publicist, Tammy Lynn, benefits from more than 15 years public relations experience, providing her the opportunity to build long-standing relationships with a variety of media outlets.
Having worked in Los Angeles and New York City for some of the largest PR companies in the business, Tammy was responsible for overseeing PR strategy and cultivating media relationships.
She quickly gained the knowledge and tools to take her skills out on her own, and as a freelance publicist since 1998, Tammy has worked on a variety of projects spanning entertainment, lifestyle, technology, health/medical, public affairs/non-profit, consumer product, and publishing.
John Halbach is the Executive Producer (and plays Ian) on the Emmy-nominated LGBT series EastSiders.
He is a also a Social Media Specialist whose clients have included Broadway shows such as “Fun Home,” “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time,” "Fully Committed," "This is Our Youth," and "Fish in the Dark," as well as Disney on Ice, Marvel Universe Live, Chef Chris Santos, Fusion TV, The History Channel, Discover the Dinosaurs UNLEASHED, The Empire Hotel, and Rituals Cosmetics.
He and his husband, Kit Williamson, also produce and star in a series of ongoing travel videos for OUT Magazine with partners such as the MGM Hotel Group and the Key West Tourism Board.
John is a natural teacher and in this episode shares tips on crowdfunding, social media and PR. He is a true gem!
In this episode, talented singer/songwriter Goapele shares how she independently produced her first record.
She also talks about her writing process, working with other writers, expanding her artistry and stepping into the world of acting.
Episode # 11 is a solo re-cap episode where our host Angela Matemotja gathers the top three takeaways from the first ten episodes.
Our award winning filmmaker and actor guests all seemed to have a common theme and shared a similar work ethic, attitude and point of view about their work.
In this episode we discuss the importance of budget on your filmmaking journey, what it takes to have a robust acting and filmmaking career, and how mindset is the #1 trait that all of our guests seem to have mastered in one way or another.
TOP THREE TAKEAWAYS:
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Episode #10 Producer Jenna Edwards says that you should make the movie that you actually want to make and PAY YOURSELF!
In this episode, Jenna shares her knowledge on indie film producing, how mindset is incredibly important to your success and why you should not wait to make your passion project.