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Okay Back to One!

Interviews, advice, encouragement and accountability for anyone making their Hollywood dream a reality.

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Cultivating Community | Director Jen McGowan

Director Jen McGowan is the perfect guest for this crazy moment in time because she understands the importance in cultivating community. She is the founder of the online resource for women in film and television, Glass Elevator, and you can see it in her film work, too. Check out her features Kelly & Cal and Rust Creek.  *SHOW NOTES*Jen McGowan on IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0569653/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0Kelly & Cal:https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/0FSC5A301T0FA3ZWPS6HXNSFX3/ref=imdbref_tt_wbr_pvc_ifcunlimited?tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_pvc_ifcunlimited-20Rust Creek:https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/0MJDYJ3UDLUMBSMNLSEDPAHZGB/ref=imdbref_tt_wbr_pvc_showtimeSub?tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_pvc_showtimeSub-20Glass Elevator:https://www.glasselevate.com/aboutMad Max: Fury Road:https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/0TZUGU34M6ERS1P05O1NRT8H5O/ref=imdbref_tt_wbr_pvt_aiv?tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_pvt_aiv-20

33mins

24 Mar 2020

Rank #1

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International Women's Day LIVE | Naomi McDougall Jones

To celebrate IWD2020, I spoke with women in film activist Naomi McDougall Jones. In this live recording at the launch event for her new book THE WRONG KIND OF WOMEN, our audience dressed up as their favorite "wrong kind on woman" and Naomi and I talked about everything from the importance of Hermione Granger to the shocking commonality between Oscar nominees Sofia Coppola, Kathryn Bigelow and Greta Gerwig. If you are ready to join the "revolution to dismantle the gods of Hollywood" start right here!*SHOW NOTES*Naomi McDougall Jones on IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2328697/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0Naomi's website:https://www.naomimcdougalljones.com/Naomi's book "The Wrong Kind of Women":https://www.amazon.com/Wrong-Kind-Women-Revolution-Dismantle/dp/0807033456Naomi's film "Bite Me":https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/0H3BEWDSMKGFPRL47WX13NWWXP/ref=imdbref_tt_wbr_pvt_aiv?tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_pvt_aiv-20International Women's Day:https://www.internationalwomensday.com/Thank you to our partners and sponsors:https://www.ritahouse.com/https://www.pictureparity.com/https://www.traderjoes.com/https://www.nomadica.wine/http://zipcreative.net/https://www.giawellness.com/2/products/hydration/boxed-i-h2o/https://www.unplug.com/https://ziziabotanicals.com/https://www.mbodybymarniealton.com/https://juna-world.com/collections/allhttps://redclayhotsauce.com/Body by Jess on IG: @jessicaloel

48mins

10 Mar 2020

Rank #2

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Chasing Waterfalls | Producer/Director Dawn Fields

TLC said it best “don’t go chasing waterfalls” - we’re talking about the financial realities of indie film distribution deals. I’m going to share our Armstrong numbers and my guest director/producer Dawn Fields has her own analysis based on her experience at the market in Canne.*SHOW NOTES*Watch Naomi McDougall Jones’ film bite me BITE ME on Prime: https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/0H3BEWDSMKGFPRL47WX13NWWXP/ref=imdbref_tt_wbr_pvt_aiv?tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_pvt_aiv-20EPISODE 7 of the JOYFUL VAMPIRE TOUR web series featuring Kerry and Nick Spilling the Beans about their distribution deal for Armstrong:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bODUWn8JqeM&t=141sFILMTREPENEUR PODCAST with Alex Ferrari in which they spill more beans:https://filmtrepreneur.com/bad-film-distribution-deal/HER MIND IN PIECES webpage, Dawn’s anthology feature which includes her short FRAGILE STORM:https://hermindinpieces.com/13 BLACKBIRD LANE storyboards and one-sheet:https://13blackbirdlane.comLAST BITE support page- don't forget discount code 10OFF!:https://lastbitemovie.com/support/EVENTBRITE page for the WRONG KIND OF WOMEN book launch party:https://www.eventbrite.com/e/wrong-kind-of-women-book-launch-party-tickets-94238759667

39mins

25 Feb 2020

Rank #3

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What We Got Wrong | DP Amanda Treyz

I have some quick thoughts on the Oscars and then I’m excited to share my conversation with Armstrong director of photography Amanda Treyz. She has agreed to honestly break it down for us- what did we get right and what did we get wrong on our first feature? She tells all.*SHOW NOTES*Amanda Treyz on IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/name/nm1439732/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 See Amanda's work in these movies!ARMSTRONGhttps://www.amazon.com/Armstrong-Vicky-Jeudy/dp/B075SQMC93/ref=sr_1_1?keywords=armstrong+vicky+jeudy&qid=1582648855&sr=8-1NEW MONEYhttps://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/0S7ZV3C8HS3A92J9V2ZUMGL4JJ/ref=imdbref_tt_wbr_pvs_piv?tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_pvs_piv-20INTO THE DARKhttps://www.imdb.com/title/tt8427140/?ref_=nm_flmg_cin_9

41mins

11 Feb 2020

Rank #4

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Career Coaching UNCUT | Joanne Zippel

If you’ve ever wondered what it would be like to have a really smart, funny, supportive mentor guiding you through a major change in your life this is the episode for you! I recorded my latest session with my career coach Joanne Zippel and I’m sharing it with you- warts and tears and all!*SHOW NOTES*Joanne Zippel on IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/name/nm3529714/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1Joanne's Zip Creative Career Coachinghttp://zipcreative.net/

34mins

28 Jan 2020

Rank #5

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Time Is On Your Side | Screenwriter/Producer Hudson Phillips

Lets be honest, I’m overwhelmed with everything I want to do to make the most of my Back to One moment so I have to get serious about time management! And my guest- screenwriter and producer Hudson Phillips has some great tips along with an inspiring indie filmmaking story. So this episode is called Time is On Your Side. This is Okay Back to One: surviving the stops and starts of a Hollywood career. I’m Kerry Carlock.*SHOW NOTES*Hudson Phillips on IMDbhttps://www.imdb.com/name/nm4107902/?ref_=fn_al_nm_2THIS WORLD ALONE official trailerhttps://vimeo.com/291945212

32mins

14 Jan 2020

Rank #6

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New Year Solutions | Author Carole Kirschner

It’s that time of year! But instead of Resolutions I’m sharing my list of New Years SOLUTIONS. And my conversation with author Carole Kirschner lays out plenty of them too that will keep us moving toward our creative goals in 2020! *SHOW NOTES*Carole Kirschner's website:https://www.carolekirschner.com/aboutCarole's book HOLLYWOOD GAME PLAN:https://www.amazon.com/Hollywood-Game-Plan-Digital-Entertainment-ebook/dp/B0087GZBU8GET THE F*CK UNTUCK workshop schedule:https://www.carolekirschner.com/gtfu

32mins

31 Dec 2019

Rank #7

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First Feature Post Mortem | Actress/Writer/Producer Seana Kofoed

Its about time we started talking about indie filmmaking! I’m going to share the three biggest lessons we learn on ARMSTRONG. And then my friend actress/writer/producer Seana Kofoed and I are going to continue the conversation about our first features. So this episode is called “FIRST FEATURE POST MORTEM."*SHOW NOTES*Seana Kofoed on IMDb:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0463057/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1Seana's film 30 MILES FROM NOWHERE on Prime:https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/0QSURUWPLEW7P935PGO0FWDNLT/ref=imdbref_tt_wbr_pvs_piv?tag=imdbtag_tt_wbr_pvs_piv-20Alex Ferrari's book THE RISE OF THE FILMTREPENEUR:https://www.amazon.com/Rise-Filmtrepreneur-Independent-Profitable-Business-ebook/dp/B07V9J6L71/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3CS9F14CFWRI2&keywords=rise+of+the+filmtrepreneur&qid=1582649892&s=digital-text&sprefix=rise+of+the+film%2Cdigital-text%2C201&sr=1-1Naomi McDougall Jone's webseries THE JOYFUL VAMPIRE TOURhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZwk4UIc6w0sk361eFiJA5wLA TIMES article about female filmmakers "sophomore slump"https://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-sophomore-slump-diverse-filmmakers-20160617-snap-story.html

35mins

21 Dec 2019

Rank #8

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Counting Days | A.D. Gary Cotti

It seems like we’re all counting days right now but I found a way to do it that’s actually moving my next project forward. Assistant Director Gary Cotti taught me Movie Magic Scheduling and he has some amazing insight to share about communicating with the AD department, marking your story days and avoiding the "Sunday Scaries."

34mins

26 May 2020

Rank #9

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Move Toward | Dr. Monisha Vasa

In this episode I’m talking to psychiatrist and poet Dr. Monisha Vasa who has given me a new perspective on goal setting. Because right now we don’t have to be doing everything but we can move toward. And stay tuned to the end of the show for an exciting update from last episode’s guest ARMSTRONG screenwriter Nick Rufca.**SHOW NOTES**Dr. Monisha Vasa's website:http://monishavasa.com/Dr. Vasa's podcast, MORE HAPPINESS LESS SUFFERING:http://mhlspodcast.com/Dr. Vasa's book SALVE: WORDS FOR THE JOURNEY:https://www.amazon.com/Salve-Journey-MD-Monisha-Vasa/dp/0578572400THE ARTIST'S WAY, A Spiritual Path to Higher Creativity:https://www.amazon.com/Artists-Way-25th-Anniversary-ebook/dp/B006H19H3M/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=artist%27s+way+book&qid=1589297270&s=books&sr=1-1

32mins

12 May 2020

Rank #10