Early winter was freakishly warm and I’m not mad at the now normal chill in the January air. As the holiday chaos is behind us we can focus on moving forward with current and upcoming projects.
The most exciting news to open 2016 with is an Independent Spirit Film Award nomination for Jennifer Phang’s brilliant feature film Advantageous, Jennifer Phang’s ‘Advantageous’ nominated for a 2016 Film Independent Spirit Award!!!!!
Off Track Betty a short film literally shot on film by writer/director Clayton Dean Smith is already gaining attention before its official release, www.nytimes.com/…the-lower-east-side-on-film-in-off-track-betty.html
We are looking forward to a successful festival run.
Moon Molson’s The Bravest, The Boldest continues to receive its well deserved worldwide accolades. Most recently winning best the Best Short Film Award at the Anchorage International Film Festival.
We continue to shoot more footage for our feature documentary in production, And…Scene a Woman’s Journey to Walk Again maintaining our commitment to tell this story no matter what.
We captured the making of the gala fundraiser for our subject Jamie Petrone’s inclusive conservatory Thisability featuring performances in the mixed abilityand Broadway communities. To learn more, please visit http://jnpsing.wix.com/thisability
The joy of teaching flourishes as I’m happy to continue classes for young , professional actors at The Performing Option www.ThePerformingOption.com , workshops for the SAG-AFTRA Foundation, and as an audition coach.
My latest endeavor is a course developer and adjunct faculty for NYU’s School of Professional Studies www.scps.nyu.edu .
This inaugural advanced diploma course intends to capture the professional world of the entertainment industry within a teachable, academic context.
My colleagues Margaret Emory of SW Artists and author of Ask An Agent (we’re pictured together with our books at the Drama Book Shop) Tammy Green of the Green Agency and myself are creating and teaching the advanced diploma course in Talent Agent Management. Class begins February 2016!
I wish you all the very best for a Happy and Wondrous 2016-