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Episode 177 – Rhonda Shear (UP All Night!)

 

Rhonda Shear was the host of USA’s Up All Night! from 1991 – 1998. She’s also acted in TV shows, Happy Days, Married with Children, Duckman to name a few.  In 2001, Rhonda launched her own line of women’s intimates and has the #1 selling bra in the world.
Her new book,  Up All Night: From Hollywood Bombshell to Lingerie Mogul, Life Lessons from an Accidental Feminist is out October 3rd, 2017.

In this episode, Rhonda & I discuss her most well known role hosting, USA’s Up All Night!, finding the courage to follow your dreams, reinventing yourself at any age, and tons more.

Pre Show Notes

— Backstage –  Use code dbcast at checkout when posting a casting call for a FREE basic listing

 

— Dave Bullis Podcast Filmmakers Group on Facebook – a FREE filmmaking group I made on Facebook.

Show Notes

USA’s Up All Night – was an American cable television series that aired weekly on Friday and Saturday nights on the USA Network. The show aired from 1989 to 1998.  This show exposed me to so many new and wonderful movies. 

The Toxic Avenger – A 90-lb nerd is transformed into a Hideously Deformed Superhero after falling into a misplaced barrel of nuclear waste

Lloyd Kaufman –  is an American film director, producer, screenwriter, and actor. With producer Michael Herz, he is the co-founder of Troma Entertainment film studio.

Gilbert Gottfried is an American stand-up comedian, actor and voice actor.

Duckman – was an American adult animated sitcom that aired on the USA Network from March 5, 1994 through September 6, 1997. The series centers on Eric T. Duckman (voiced by Jason Alexander) a lascivious, widowed, self-hating, grouchy anthropomorphic duck who lives with his family in Los Angeles and works as a private detective.

— Rhonda’s Women’s intimidate clothing line 

— Rhonda’s new book, Up All Night: From Hollywood Bombshell to Lingerie Mogul, Life Lessons from an Accidental Feminist  which will be released October 3rd, 2017.

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Rhonda Shear

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Dave Bullis

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Episode 147 – Michael E Bierman (45x Award Winning Screenwriter)

Michael E Bierman is an attorney turned 45x award winning screenwriter, and the founder of the popular Facebook group, Screenwriters Who Can Actually Write. His book on screenwriting is due out later this year.

Pre Show Notes

— Why Hollywood as We Know It Is Already Over – an article by Vanity Fair about the future of Hollywood

— This episode brought to you by Slash Cards – The Horror Movie Trivia Card Game

 

Show Notes

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The Three Screenwriting Books Mike recommends:

The Screenwriters Bible by David Trottier

21st Century Screenplay – Linda Aronson

Your Cut To is Showing by T.J. Alex

 Best Picture Nominees

Hell or High Water

Fences

Arrival

Screenwriting Resources

Screenwriting U – Named “#1 Choice for Screenwriting Classes” by InkTip.com, and listed #1 in “Top 9 Screenwriting Courses” on the Net by Script Magazine.

Scott Myers – Screenwriter (K-9, Alaska, Trojan War); Assistant Professor DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts; GoIntoTheStory, screenwriting blog of the Black List.

Screenwriting Master Class – Screenwriting Classes from Scott Myers and Tom Benedek

Go Into The Story – Premier online learning resource with Tom Benedek and Scott Myers

 

Misc

Gadsby – A novel written without using the letter “E”

 

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Mike Bierman

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Screenwriters Who Can Actually Write Facebook Group 

Dave Bullis

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Episode 140 – Shawn Whitney

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Shawn Whitney runs Microbudget Film Lab. He has directed two microbudget features, and is in preproduction for a third. In this episode we talk about a grant for the winner the top script in the lab, that lab will be open Monday Dec 19th, 2016.
If you do enter please let Shawn know you heard about the contest via this podcast.

 

Show Notes

Five MUST HAVE Elements Of A Successful Microbudget Feature Film by Shawn Whitney

Following by Christopher Nolan – Christopher Nolan’s debut film

 

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Shawn Whitney

Dave Bullis

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Episode 114 – Alex Ferrari

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Alex Ferrari is the host of the #1 ranked filmmaking podcast, and runs the ultra-popular indie film blog, Indie Film Hustle. He’s currently crowdfunding his new film, ‘THIS IS MEG‘, on Seed & Spark. 
 

Show Notes

– Rebel Without A Crew – Robert Rodriquez’s legendary, groundbreaking book about his journey making, El Mariachi, as a one man crew
– Indie Film Syndicate Filmmaking Community 

Contact

 

Alex Ferrari

 

– Twitter

Dave Bullis

— Twitter
— Youtube

— Blab

Gary Knudson (Sound Engineer)

— SoundCloud
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Episode 112 – Nellie Akalp

 

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Nellie Akalp is an entrepreneur, small business expert, speaker, and CEO of CorpNet.com.

Show Notes

 

Bonus Episode # 4 – John Trigonis, Michael Doughtery, and Alison Hall

They’ve returned! Sledge Hammer and The Zen Master return for another round of crowdfunding this time giving advice to two currently crowdfunding campaigns, Walk with the Devil, and Zombie with a Shotgun.

John Trigonis. John is the Film Campaign Strategist at IndieGogo, and author of the book, ‘Crowdfunding for Filmmakers.’

Michael Dougherty is a filmmaker, and crowdfunding specialist.

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They’ve returned! Sledge Hammer and The Zen Master return for another round of crowdfunding this time giving advice to two currently crowdfunding campaigns, Walk with the Devil, and Zombie with a Shotgun.

John Trigonis. John is the Film Campaign Strategist at IndieGogo, and author of the book, ‘Crowdfunding for Filmmakers.’

Michael Dougherty is a filmmaker, and crowdfunding specialist.

Contact

John Trigonis

— Official Site

— Twitter

Michael Dougherty 

— Official Site

— Twitter

Alison Hall

— Walk with the Devil – Indiegogo campaign (ends Saturday June 4th, 2016)

— Twitter

Hilton Ariel Ruiz

— Zombie with a Shotgun – Indiegogo campaign (ends June 30th, 2016)

— Twitter

Dave Bullis

— Twitter
— Youtube
— Blab

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— Official Site

— Twitter

Michael Dougherty

— Official Site

— Twitter

Alison Hall

— Walk with the Devil – Indiegogo campaign (ends Saturday June 4th, 2016)

— Twitter

Hilton Ariel Ruiz

— Zombie with a Shotgun – Indiegogo campaign (ends June 30th, 2016)

— Twitter

Dave Bullis

— Twitter
— Youtube
— Blab

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Episode 110 – Nick Murphy

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Nick Murphy is a filmmaker, videographer for Preston and Steve radio show, podcaster, and 1/3 of the very successful Youtube show/Channel, Continue?. Their new show, Smart Guys, debuted Feb 4th, 2016.

Show Notes

– Cinephilia Anonymous podcast – Nick’s podcast with Satchell where they discuss movies

 

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Episode 109 – Jeff Annison

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Jeff Annison is an American businessperson, and co-founder and president of Legion M, the world’s first fan-owned entertainment company. He is also the co-founder and CEO of New York Rock Exchange, co-founder and CEO of Underground Labs, and co-founder of MobiTV.

Show Notes

LegionM on WeFunder – Buy shares on the company via equity crowdfunding
– Meltdown Comics – Legendary comic book store in LA since 1994.
– The Nerdist – digital division of legendary entertainment
– Chris Hardwick – Founder of the Nerdist.

Contact

Jeff Annison 

— Twitter
 

Episode 108 – Ashley Scott Meyers

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Ashley Scott Meyers is a screenwriter and host of the, ‘Selling Your Screenplay’ podcast. He just raised over $14,000 for his debut feature film, ‘The Pinch’ on Kickstarter.

Show Notes

Selling Your Screenplay Podcast
The Pinch on Kickstarter
Max Landis
Max Landis screenwriting advice

Contact

Ashley Scott Meyers

Official Site
Twitter

Episode 107 – Alan Watt

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Alan Watt is the founder of the LA Writers Lab and the author of the book, ‘The 90 Day Screenplay‘. He also recently completed his first feature film, Diamond Dogs, which is based off his own best selling novel of the same name

Show Notes

— Story by Robert McKee (Physical version)
— Story by Robert McKee (Kindle version)
— Story by Robert McKee (Audible version)
— The 90 Day Screenplay by Alan Watt
Upcoming workshops via LA Writers Lab

 

Contact

Alan Watt

— Twitter