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DS5 Podcast: Five Backstage
55 minutes | Aug 10, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep010-Actor & Indy Filmmaker Katherine Norland
Independent filmmaker Katherine Norland never intended to become an actor, but performing in a church play changed the path of her life. Find out why that night inspired her to pursue a career in acting, why she decided to write and produce her own projects and how Katherine helps others pursue their dreams in her role as an encouragement coach. Join Katherine on the Los Angeles indy movie scene as Five goes backstage on the DS5 Podcast.
65 minutes | Jul 26, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep009-Casting Producer Brian Huckeba
If you aspire to win a spot on a TV cooking competition or a primetime game show, then the editing and storytelling skills of Casting Producer Brian Huckeba could help pave your way to your "fifteen minutes" of fame. Find out what motivated Brian to make his initial move to Hollywood, how he landed on the casting side of the entertainment business and how he's helped to serve up talented contestants for shows like Hell's Kitchen and MasterChef and drop enthusiastic players into the world of Ellen's Game of Games. Take a walk down Brian's path from Louisiana to Los Angeles as Five goes backstage on the DS5 Podcast.
49 minutes | Jul 20, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep008-TV News Anchor Brian McConchie
Reporting local news is becoming more and more challenging, especially in the year 2020. Today, I talk to an old friend who is now the main news anchor for the FOX affiliate in Columbia, South Carolina. Brian McConchie discusses the challenges of covering the COVID pandemic and other historic events on the local level, the joys of covering local sports, and how this New England raised boy adjusted to life as a journalist in the deep south. It's a walk down memory lane as Five goes backstage on the DS5 Podcast.https://wach.com/
55 minutes | Jul 13, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep007-Independent Film Actor John French
John French grew up with a love for motion pictures, but after a primary career in sales, he's recently written a second act in life, pursuing his passion for the performing arts. How John's father inspired him to join the independent film circuit and what John thinks other newcomers need to know before stepping in front of a movie camera. Hear John's story of becoming an actor in the indy film world as Five goes backstage on the next DS5 Podcast.John's IMDB Page:https://www.imdb.com/name/nm9260017/John's Acting Reel:https://pro.imdb.com/videoproembed/vi1088667161?fbclid=IwAR3boMK2grYem4wCPVjX31ON7Y11qEwkArEgmiTvZcWiQoEjvTojEa_v8Og
63 minutes | Jul 5, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep006-Producer/Writer/Director Olu Odebunmi
Meet a Nigerian immigrant who's found success working as a producer, writer and director in the southern California television and film production industry. Indeed, Olu Odebunmi is the modern definition of the Ellis Island era concept of the American Dream. Why Olu chose to pursue a career in entertainment upon moving to the US, and how he climbed the ladder towards producing and writing projects for some well known TV networks. Wrap up your 4th of July weekend as Five goes backstage with Olu's story in the Land of Opportunity on the next DS5 Podcast.
59 minutes | Jun 29, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep005-Independent Filmmaker Kelly Schwarze
Today Five goes backstage with Las Vegas based Independent Filmmaker Kelly Schwarze. Kelly first grabbed our attention when his team produced the funny internet sketch comedy show "Smidgits." Kelly and team has gone on to turn out several independent feature films, most recently "Abigail Haunting," currently available on Amazon Prime. And through his Indie Film Factory, he helps other aspiring filmmakers learn the ropes of the movie production biz with movie making tips and even studio facilities for Vegas area indy productions. Join Kelly for his insights on motion picture making on the DS5 Podcast.GUEST LINKS:Indie Film Factoryhttps://indiefilmfactory.com/
70 minutes | Jun 20, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep004-Actor, Producer & Certified Counselor Cory Tyler
Best known for playing Colonel Taylor's son on the NBC sitcom "A Different World," actor, Cory Tyler landed many roles during his Hollywood career, even producing the hilarious internet show "Can We Do That?" But his time in the entertainment world fueled a desire to help people in the real world, leading him to become a certified counselor. Cory shares how his time on the set inspired a career transition, plus he adds a counselor's point of view to the discussion about racial inequality and injustice happening across our country right now. What he thinks Americans need to know to bring more understanding to the conversation. Five goes backstage with Cory Tyler on the DS5 Podcast.
69 minutes | Jun 11, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep003-Comedian & Indy Filmmaker Tom Konkle
Meet a hilarious sketch comedy artist and commercial actor who tossed his hat into the world of indy filmmaking with a Film Noir throwback that's earned a good amount of hardware on the independent film festival circuit. It's the funny and talented Tom Konkle, director of the award winning "Trouble Is My Business." Tom talks about the unique production schedule that made Trouble a reality, his origins in British style comedy and the secret behind great commercial acting. Plus he even puts on his Film Noir detective's cap to get to the bottom of the question . . . what is a DS5 and why does it have a podcast? Trouble Is My Business movie websitehttp://troubleismy.biz/Tom Konkle/Dave&Tom YouTube channelhttps://www.youtube.com/user/daveandtom
76 minutes | Jun 4, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep002-SundayNightFootball Technical Director John Howard
After accomplishing his dream of working for his favorite local TV station, this small town South Carolina boy is doing so much more. John Howard is now the Technical Director for NBC's Sunday Night Football, bringing the best pro football match-ups to living rooms nationwide 17 weeks a year every fall. How he went from local newscast director to puncing up the pictures on primetime sports broadcasts, what a technical director does, and the historic sports moments he got to share with the world as they happened live on national TV.
58 minutes | May 26, 2020
DS5 Podcast Ep001-Podcaster Sunny Gault
From small town TV news anchor to executive producer and host of a multi-time Webby Award nominated web series, Sunny Gault was an early adopter of internet media. Now after over a decade of success as an audio podcaster, she's now helping newcomers learn how to launch their own shows into the podcasting universe. Sunny shares her rise from traditional broadcasting to producing for the world wide web and how her current projects can allow you, too, to aspire towards interweb stardom.GUEST LINKS:Zencastr Recording Software:https://zencastr.com/Independent Podcast Network:https://independentpodcast.network/Podcast Training & Coaching with Sunnyhttps://www.sunnypodcasts.com/
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