I had the opportunity to chat with award-winning writer, actor, and producer Jason T. Gaffney about his movie, Analysis Paralysis, as well as some of his other projects. This movie is Gaffney’s directorial debut and he co-wrote it with his father. In this rom-com the focus is on both mental health and on LGBT representation. Thank you to Jason T. Gaffney for answering all of my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Jason T. Gaffney from @kleffnotes”
I had the opportunity to chat with Deragh Campbell about her upcoming films, Anne at 13,000 Ft. and Please Speak Continuously and Describe Your Experiences as They Come to You, screening at the Toronto International Film Festival. Campbell has been part of the world of showbusiness since a very young age and this shows in the tremendous amount of diverse work she has done. Check out what she had to say about her TIFF features as well as some other amazing moments from in front of and behind the camera. Continue reading “Interview with Deragh Campbell from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat with Victoria Dunsmore, who will be starring as Ashley in the Toronto International Film Festival features, The Last Porno Show. She has been acting from a young age and this project emphasizes all of the work she has done. Thank you to her for answer all of my questions and sharing a bit about herself in this virtual interview. Continue reading “Interview with Victoria Dunsmore from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to chat with Kai Hazelwood, the founder of Good Trouble Makers and producer of the upcoming first annual Unicorn pARTy, all about her work and the upcoming event in Los Angeles. Hazelwood has been working to share the creative projects and voices of bi+ people and Unicorn pARTy is designed to be something that will resonate with a number of people. Thank you to her for answering my plethora of questions. Continue reading “Interview with Kai Hazelwood from @kleffnotes”
I had the chance to talk with Karen Moore, who is making her directorial debut at the Toronto International Film Festival this year with Volcano. This short is set in a Toronto area tiki bar and focuses on two friends. If you are at TIFF this year it is definitely something to check out. We also chatted about some of her previous short film work and a bit about her work on television. Thank you again to Karen Moore for answering all of my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Karen Moore from @kleffnotes”
I had the opportunity to chat with Rosie Mae and Pastel Supernova, two women who have launched a brand new space in Toronto for those who want to experience the world of showgirls through dance training. Burlesque Uni allows these two performers to share their knowledge and help others find themselves. I asked them all about their work and what it is like being a performer. Thank you to both of them for taking the time to answer my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Rosie Mae and Pastel Supernova from @kleffnotes”
I had the opportunity to ask the Josh Covitt and Michael Feld, the creators behind 40 Minutes Over Maui. I dropped my review of the short film earlier today and thought this made for the perfect follow-up to help readers get a better idea of the story and what inspired it. Covitt and Feld recently showed their film at the LA Shorts Festival. Thank you so much to both of them for their great responses. Continue reading “Interview with Josh Covitt and Michael Feld from @kleffnotes”
Tish Tindall (known as The Fabulous TT) is a Scottish composer that has made a name for herself in musical theater. Tindall was born in Glasgow and grew up in Aberdeenshire. The Scottish performer has a array of talent in variety of musical instruments and is accomplished on piano, cello, guitar and percussion as well as vocals. She is comfortable on stage and has a commanding presence. Along with Diane Aspinall, Tish co-founded the Scottish Performing Arts College and Theatre School Lossie Entertainment Academy, which helps to teach the next generation of musicians.
Tish has created a musical based on Scottish poet Robert Burns titled Robert Burns: The Musical. She took the time from her schedule to answer The Nerdy Girl Express’ questions about this musical as well as what influenced her to pursue a career in music and composing. She is insightful and passionate. Read below to find out what she had to say.
Rounding out our interviews with the cast of Running With Violet, I had the chance to talk with Jessii Vee. The actor and YouTuber plays Frankee, the slightly witchy babysitter from Season One who has started to find new skills this season. She was one of my favorite characters in the first season and I was excited to see she was back for more one liners and epic levels of snark. I got to chat with her about this new season and what she’s up to outside of the series. Continue reading “Interview with Jessii Vee from @kleffnotes”
Andrea Bang is a new addition to Running With Violet, the YouTube series we are featuring this week in connection to the drop of the second season. She plays Samantha, who is a bit of a party girl with some secrets behind her bubbly personality. You might recognize her from the Canadian comedy, Kim’s Convenience, and she has a recent film releasing soon. Luce, a feature that focuses on a married couple and their thoughts on their marriage has an all star cast, and releases broadly on August 9th. I chatted not just Running With Violet, but everything else Andrea Bang has going on. Continue reading “Interview with Andrea Bang from @kleffnotes”