41 minutes | Apr 1, 2021

52. Calling all Web-series and fictional podcasts with Neem Basha from the New Jersey Web Fest

Welcome to The Eff Your Fears Podcast hosted by comedian, writer, actress, singer, and a resident ray of sunshine, Ashley Monique Menard. This is an inspirational mindset podcast for creatives dealing with anxiety, fear, and their own journey down the yellow brick road of showbiz. It's part "E(ff Your Fears) True Hollywood Stories" with an industry professional interview that teaches you about the business. Everyone has come on the show, from Musicians, Actors, Directors, Voice Over Artists, Influencers, Broadway Stars, and even people from The Voice. In this episode, Ashley Monique Menard talks about the Web series. What are they? Have you created one? Do you have an idea but don't know where to start, or are you in the web series festival circuit already? Ashley brought in the Founder and executive director of the New Jersey Web Fest.  Neem advises young filmmakers as to how to get their work out there and how he deals with fear. Watch neemsthemes.com and submissions for web series end April 18th, 2021.  To submit your web series or fictional podcast, visit filmfreeway.com/njwebfest    Neem's Social Media   instagram.com/neem_basha  instagram.com/neemsthemes   Instagram.com/njwebfest    facebook.com/neemsthemes    facebook.com/njwebfest  twitter.com/neemsthemes twitter.com/njwebfest.   twitter.com/neem_basha    More about Neem  His varied portfolio includes feature films, music videos, commercials, government PSAs, and short films, including his latest shorts "Home Invasion" and "Repentance," which stars Berto Colon - known for his roles on Orange Is the New Black, Gotham, and other mainstream shows. In addition to his film work, Neem previously served as editor-in-chief and lead writer for a fashion and entertainment magazine, where his contributions included: interviewing celebrities for his monthly artist profiles; overseeing all the writing aspects of the magazine; and writing regular monthly columns, including a film review and his observational and witty "Neem's Themes" column, which was always a hit with readers -- and has spun off into Neem's latest and most successful production, his smash hit, internationally award-winning web series "Neem's Themes," a crowd-pleasing sketch comedy that has been viewed over 3 million times.  Combined, Neem's work has been seen by well over 25 million people, on The Big Screen, on digital media, and on platforms such as Hulu, NYC cable stations, and even "Taxi TV," the content that runs in the back of New York City taxi cabs.   His award portfolio is also varied, having won awards for his directing and writing, a People's Choice Award from an international audience in Valencia, Spain, and was part of a team that won a "Shorty Award" recognizing the people and organizations that produce real-time short-form content across the world wide web. Neem brings this background and expertise to the New Jersey Web Fest. Anticipation is already high for #NJWebFest, which launches on September 15-16, 2018, for its first annual international event. Neem looks forward to this yearly tradition while also continuing to produce varied and crowd-pleasing entertainment. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/effyourfears/support
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