Rank #1: Kaye Mixdown
SHOW NOTES: Kaye Winks is a Black female comedian currently touring her show, “Token,” with the tagline, “I’m your token Black friend.” We found this absolutely intriguing, and decided to chat with her about her show, about hair, and about how to make it in comedy!
Rank #2: Talking with Will Jeon about Asian Pacific American Heritage Month
Jen and Will talk about Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and drink soy sauce. Get show notes: mysweetaffair.com/will-jeon-asian-american-heritage-month
Rank #3: Chatting With "Butterflies" Producer & Screenwriter Carlotta Summers!
Jen is doing super-duper-save-the-world level stuff in Paraguay, so for this episode I (Sam) flew solo for an interview with writer and producer Carlotta Summers. Check out the show notes at: www.mysweetaffair.com/butterflies
Rank #4: Talking About Representation in Movies with Scifi Film Critic and Curator Rod Faulkner
Hey indie film fans! Welcome to “Jen and Sam make a movie”: today we’ve got a special treat! Rod Faulkner runs a scifi review site called The 7th Matrix where you can discover new scifi worlds. We’re excited to chat with him because he’s basically an amazing resource for finding short films online. Find show notes: http://mysweetaffair.com/scifi-critic-rod-faulkner
Rank #5: Crowdfunding!
We're crowdfunding soon! Find out some tips we're learning before we launch our campaign! Find show notes at: www.mysweetaffair.com/crowdfunding
Rank #6: Meet our Lashonda! (Feat. Stacey Malone)
We found her! After over 200 submissions for the part, we're so pleased to announce that we've cast Ms. Stacey Malone as our Lashonda! Find show notes at: www.mysweetaffair.com/lashonda-stacey
Rank #7: Meet our Sung-Min! (Feat. William Jeon)
We did it! After a ton of submissions, we finally picked our male lead. The talented William Jeon will be playing Sung-Min in "I'm Having an Affair With My Wife!" Show notes at: www.mysweetaffair.com/sung-min-william
Rank #8: How can a table read help your film?
Tune in to find our how table reads can improve your script and help you screen actors in a low-key, low stakes environment. Show notes: www.mysweetaffair.com/table-read
Rank #9: Casting: Finding our Blasian Romcom Leads!
Today, we're talking all about CASTING! We've got tips for actors as well as other indie filmmakers. Read the transcript at: www.mysweetaffair.com/casting
Rank #10: Akeelah and the Bee- Representation in a family favorite
Remember that amazing movie about spelling bees: "Akeelah and the Bee?" You might not remember the controversy over the representation of gangs in the black community, and Tiger parents in the Asian American community. Also, we talk about Zoe Saldana in Star Trek and female representation in media.