Interview with Kai Hazelwood 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”

Interview with Karen Moore 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”

Interview with Rosie Mae and Pastel Supernova 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”

Interview with Josh Covitt and Michael Feld 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”

Interview with Jessii Vee from @kleffnotes

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”

Interview with Marie Claire Marcotte from @kleffnotes

Running With Violet, the hit YouTube series, just returned for a second season with more drama and unexpected drug dealing. I had the opportunity to ask one of the stars and creators, Marie Claire Marcotte, who plays Miranda. If you haven’t checked out this great series yet you are definitely missing out, check out my interview and then get to watching Season Two right away. Continue reading “Interview with Marie Claire Marcotte from @kleffnotes”

Funny Married Stuff Interview with Lony’e and Peyton Perrine from @kleffnotes

Lony’e and Peyton Perrine were tired of seeing negative representations of married life in the media and decided that they wanted to create something to highlight the positives. Out of this came Funny Married Stuff, a short form comedy that is up for Emmy consideration. This sketch comedy has already gained national attention by winning awards at a variety of festivals including Best Sketch Comedy at the Miami Web Fest and Best Web Series at the Philadelphia Independent Film Awards. I had the chance to ask the Perrines some questions about the series and also a bit about tips for a happy marriage. Continue reading “Funny Married Stuff Interview with Lony’e and Peyton Perrine from @kleffnotes”

Interview with Donovan Holden from @kleffnotes

Donovan Holden, an Ohio native who ultimately wound up in Los Angeles, has recently released a new music collection, ‘A Brighter Day,’ and I had the opportunity to talk with him about his work. From a young age he has been influenced by a variety of music genres and this has helped him to create three diverse albums. I appreciate him taking the time to answer all of my questions about his life and work. Continue reading “Interview with Donovan Holden from @kleffnotes”

Interview with Nicole Conn from @kleffnotes

Filmmaker Nicole Conn will be premiering her new feature film, More Beautiful for Having Been Broken, at Frameline 2019 on June 30th. Many may remember her from her previous work, Elena Undone and A Perfect Ending, both of which were crucial in the realm of lesbian media. This new work is focused on her own life and was inspired by her son Nicholas. More Beautiful for Having Been Broken is a piece that speaks to beauty that can come out of the broken. I spoke with her about this movie and her previous work in her interview and appreciate her candor in answering my questions. Continue reading “Interview with Nicole Conn from @kleffnotes”

Interview with Jan Dee Gordon from @kleffnotes

Jan Dee Gordon is a Los Angeles based photographer who will be releasing a brand new book, LGBTQ of Steel. The photos collected within these pages celebrate a group of LGBTQ individuals who bravely and without hesitation overcame unimaginable obstacles that threatened to hold them back. I had the chance to ask Gordon some questions about this project as well as some of her other work in advance of her book release on July 16th. Continue reading “Interview with Jan Dee Gordon from @kleffnotes”