Fast Forward Friday with Diane Smook

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed award winning photographer and author Diane Smook. For her latest project Love & War: The World War II Letters of Arthur Smook,  she edited her father’s letters (and two of her mother’s) and combined them with photographs and other … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Stephanie Yuhas

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed writer-filmmaker-performer-producer-activist Stephanie Yuhas. She creates and develops scripted original series for Cinevore Studios. Her debut book  American Goulash was published by BookTrope in November 2014 and won the PNWA Nancy … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Ian Belton

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed award-winning theater director-filmmaker-teacher-dramaturge-writer-producer Ian Belton. His stage directing credits include the US premiere of Marina Carr’s Hecuba (Skidmore College), Big Love (University of Hawaii), Guinea Pig Solo (The … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Kerri Lynn Miller

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed actor-producer-writer Kerri Lynn Miller.  She has acted in numerous New York theatre productions, independent films and as well as featured roles on TV shows such as Royal Pains, BlueBloods and Odd Mom Out. Her latest project which she … Read More

Finding Inspiration on the Road!

Traveling -It leaves you speechless, then turns you into a storyteller. – Ibn Battuta The long days of summer have finally faded into the fall. I have been reflecting on my journey to India in July and about how I can continue to draw inspiration from my experiences in this mystical … Read More

The Latest News from the Zip Creative Community

Naomi McDougall Jones has just brought on Emmy Award-Winning casting director Judy Henderson to cast her second feature film, Bite Me, which will be going into production in Spring 2017 with up-and-coming Canadian director Hannah Cheesman (Whatever, Linda); and producers Jack Lechner (Blue … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Bat-Sheva Guez

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed writer-director-editor-producer Bat-Sheva Guez. She has directed more than a dozen short films and screened them in festivals worldwide including the Hamptons International Film Festival, the Rhode Island International Film Festival and … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Mike Evariste

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed singer-actor-Tony Award nominated producer Mike Evariste. His latest project is a concert series/show Broadway at the W, which originated in Los Angeles and launched in New York City in July. To learn more about Broadway at the W, click … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Janet Grillo

 For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed writer-director-producer Janet Grillo. She is an award winning, critically acclaimed filmmaker, Emmy Award winning producer, former Senior VP of Production/East Coast at New Line Cinema, and Professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Robert Blake Whitehill

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed novelist-screenwriter Robert Blake Whitehill. In his Ben Blackshaw Series thrillers, Smith Island native, and Former U.S. Navy SEAL Ben Blackshaw is forced out of a quiet retirement to take on covert missions to defend his nation, his … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Lisa D’Apolito

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed director-producer and NYWIFT member Lisa D'Apolito. Her feature documentary  LOVE Gilda - the Eternal Spirit of Gilda Radner was recently accepted into the Conscious Cinema Lab in Sedona.  To learn more about LOVE Gilda, click here and if … Read More

Fast Forward Friday with Tammy Faye Starlite

For this week’s Fast Forward Friday, we interviewed multi-talented and acclaimed cabaret singer-actor -performance artist Tammy Faye Starlite.  She will be reprising her acclaimed show Nico: Underground for one night at Lincoln Center's David Rubinstein Atrium in New York City on on July … Read More