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3RD Quarter Gut Check
66 minutes | Dec 6, 2019
Debra Markowitz - 50s+, Film Commissioner, LIIFE Film Festival Founder whose making waves in the indie world!
Debra Markowitz started her career in the film industry when she created the Nassau County Film Office in 1989. She grew it to become the busiest film commission in New York State, second only to NYC, for most of it's existence. This past year, she has booked two long-term TV productions which will bring millions of dollars of direct economic impact to Nassau County, and billions of indirect impact. Debra is one of the co-founders of the Long Island International Film Expo (LIIFE) which is heading into its 23 year, July 10 - 16, 2020. (www.longislandfilm.com) Debra began casting and producing movies for other directors in 2013, and later that year, made her directorial debut with the award-winning short film, The Last Taxi Driver, starring Robert Clohessy of Blue Bloods fame. Since then, Debra and written and directed many other projects for herself and others. Her feature film, The Only Woman in the World, miniseries Couple of Guys, and short films Gem and the Photo Op, and Living Like Kings are in post production. She is in preproduction on short films Just Look Into My Eyes and Confidant. As she continues to raise more money for Couple of Guys, she adds more episodes to her slate of projects. Her Christmas script, Porter's Way Christmas, is making the rounds with production companies that have shown interest in producing it. As always, Debra continues writing with the Couple of Guys miniseries, Drivers: One Month to Christmas, and feature film, Therapist as her current projects. For more information on her and her films, please go to www.IntentionFilmsandMedia.com Debra is always interested in finding producers and investors for her movies, and if you're interested in getting involved in that capacity, please feel free to contact her at email@example.com. You can find out more about Debra and her projects by following her on Instagram @debramarkowitzfilm on Twitter at @debramarkowitz and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/intentionfilmsandmedia.com/ Debra is also a Reiki healer, and looks forward to expanding her healing practice. She and her husband and business partner, John Marean, share a family of three grown daughters, and look forward to adopting another rescue dog when they finish grieving for their beloved Trippy.
43 minutes | Nov 26, 2019
Tom Lamb and Denis Keane - 55 Year Old Startup Founders of Wisdom Essentials discuss CBD Oil, Startup Life and more. (#003)
In today's episode I talk with Tom Lamb and Denis Keane about their new startup Wisdom Essentials. We discuss the CBD Oil industry and startup life at 55 years old! Links to topics discussed in the episode: Series A is The New Series B - Article on TechCrunch Founders Agreement Link Do Investors Bet on The Jockey or The Horse? Bill Gates Standing in Line at Dicks Drive-In
36 minutes | Nov 8, 2019
Amanda Ramirez - The Film Producer Who's Ready To Break Out At 50! (#002)
This is Part 1 of a 2 part series where we feature Amanda Ramirez, a filmmaker from Long Island, NY who's one film away from knocking it out of the park! Think Indestructible!: Baseball on The Isthmus
56 minutes | Oct 21, 2019
Steve Strangio - The Sport Inventor Who's Just Getting Started at 55 Years Old (#001)
Steve Strangio is a writer/producer and the inventor of ZONE BALL. Zoneball has been featured on ESPN2 and was also part of the Moxie Games which were held at the RIO Hotel in Las Vegas, NV. He's also the Host of the podcast Steve's Trivia.
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