Naomi gives an update on the final and crucial high wire act of working to complete their minimum raise in time for the first checks to be written, as they officially enter pre-production for Bite Me. Interview: Naomi talks Brian Ogilvie, a successful actor who has appeared in three Broadway shows (Something Rotten, Mary Poppins, and Gigi) scads… Continue reading A High Wire Act; feat. Brian Ogilvie (actor, Broadway musical theater performer, family man)
Naomi gives an update on their mad and wonderful week in Bite Me-land as they race to close financing on the film and lock their cast, while also beginning the first week of pre-production. Interview: Naomi talks to (her brother) guitarist and singer/songwriter Obadiah Jones about the similarities and differences in their professions and how one… Continue reading On the Brink; feat. Obadiah Jones (guitarist; singer/songwriter)
Naomi briefly breaks her hiatus to bring you some really, really, really good breaking news.
Naomi announces a 4-week hiatus for the podcast as well as the workshops she’s going to begin offering for other filmmakers (more information for those on her website here: https://www.naomimcdougalljones.com/classes ). Interview: Naomi talks to actress, creator, and tomato farmer Paten Hughes about what it is to make the lifestyle choice of telling stories, her crippling fear… Continue reading Balance; feat. Paten Hughes (actress, creator, tomato farmer)
Interview: Naomi talks with Greta McAnany and Lauren Tracy, founders of Blue Fevr (Netflix for Millennial Women) about their exciting new start-up, the challenges/successes they’ve experienced so far, and why they think a whole new platform is necessary to create a better eco-system for female filmmakers. If you are a female filmmaker (or really any… Continue reading Netflix for Millennial Women; feat. Greta McAnany and Lauren Tracy (founders of Blue Fevr)
Naomi re-records her (lost) interview with former Northeastern University student Elif Mamak, who worked in Gregory Goodale’s “Advocacy Writing” class with fellow classmates on a research paper entitled, “Audience Data/Attitudes Towards Female Representation in Film.” In order to write the paper, Elif and her classmates surveyed 116 film viewers on their habits surrounding choosing content… Continue reading Mini-pode: Audience Attitudes Towards Female Representation in Film; feat. Elif Mamak
Following Naomi’s TEDxTalk, Northeastern University professor Greg Goodale reached out and offered to dedicate his Spring “Advocacy Writing” class to helping Naomi with whatever research/writing she needed in support of her women in film revolution. The class was assigned two research papers. In this week’s episode, Greg comes on the show to talk with Naomi… Continue reading Where do the female filmmakers go? Feat. Gregory Goodale (Professor, Advocate, Post-Humanist)