Ep. 20 Janet Swainston | Screenwriting, micro-budget filmmaking, staying creative in CanadaEp. 20 Janet Swainston | Screenwriting, micro-budget filmmaking, staying creative in Canada

Hi there, Today I am excited to be arts calling writer/director Janet Swainston! Janet’s Pitch: Forged in a small town in Southern Ontario, Canada with the chance to learn and make films bleak and non-existent, my passion for writing focused like a laser on the stage, but by the time

Ep. 19 Joseph Fasano | Form is freedom, making poetry on Twitter, and a Father’s loveEp. 19 Joseph Fasano | Form is freedom, making poetry on Twitter, and a Father’s love

Hi there, Today I am incredibly excited to be arts calling Joseph Fasano! Joseph Fasano is a writer and educator. He studied mathematics and astrophysics at Harvard University before changing his course of study and earning a degree in philosophy, with a focus on philosophy of language after Wittgenstein. He

Ep. 18 Paul Myles Zambrano | Film scoring, indie collabs, and fulfilling the musical pathEp. 18 Paul Myles Zambrano | Film scoring, indie collabs, and fulfilling the musical path

Hi there, Today I am Arts Calling Paul Myles Zambrano! About my guest: With a stylistic versatility ranging from hybrid soundscapes to Old Hollywood, Bernard Herrmann inspired scores, Paul Zambrano’s versatility and range makes him constantly in demand to content creators of all kinds. Since his departure from South Florida,

Ep. 17 Norm Reynolds | Playwriting anecdotes, finding theatre again, and an educator’s lifeEp. 17 Norm Reynolds | Playwriting anecdotes, finding theatre again, and an educator’s life

Hi friends, Today I am Arts Calling Norm Reynolds! Norm Reynolds is a Toronto-based playwright and actor. He is adapting Anne Tyler’s “Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant” for the stage. “An October Crisis” is slated for the Toronto Queer Theatre Festival. “Gay Positive” was short-listed for the Short & Sweet

Ep. 16 Máire Higgins | Respect for play, acting life, and the immediacy of compassionEp. 16 Máire Higgins | Respect for play, acting life, and the immediacy of compassion

Last one of the year! Today I am thrilled to be arts calling my friend Máire Higgins! Bio: Máire Higgins is a stage and film actor, accredited nationally and abroad. Recent credits include MACBETH (Telluride Theatre), THE WOLVES (BETC), and HOAX (Rum River). Máire holds a Masters of Philosophy in

Ep. 15 A.J. Ross | Familiar Monsters, making indie web comics, and Wyoming origin storiesEp. 15 A.J. Ross | Familiar Monsters, making indie web comics, and Wyoming origin stories

Hi all, I’m continuing this end of year sprint by Arts Calling my wonderfully talented friend A.J. Ross! So happy to catch up, have a few laughs, and learn how she is crafting the world of her web comic, Familiar Monsters! A few words from the author: My name is

Ep. 14 Shaine Greenwood | The Aether, writing fiction, and finding online communityEp. 14 Shaine Greenwood | The Aether, writing fiction, and finding online community

Hello all! Happy to be back from the holiday break! Today I’m arts calling Shaine Greenwood! Shaine Greenwood is a Seattle-based writer, artist, and weirdo. He writes poetry, sci-fi, and literary fiction with a focus on people and what makes them tick. You can find his work here: youaremuted.com Check

Ep. 13 Dre Ellis | Prophecy, indie art making, and representation in comicsEp. 13 Dre Ellis | Prophecy, indie art making, and representation in comics

Hey there! Today I am arts calling my new Twitter friend Dre Ellis of Prophecy Comics! D’Andre Ellis is a self-taught multidisciplinary artist from East St.Louis, IL, with years of experience in musical performance & production, screenwriting, and Auteur filmmaking. Stop by Kickstater to support his latest project, Heavy is

Ep. 12 Oscar Moreno | Screenwriting, low-budget filmmaking, and redefining border storiesEp. 12 Oscar Moreno | Screenwriting, low-budget filmmaking, and redefining border stories

Hi there, Today I am arts calling Oscar Moreno from InkFilms! A great conversation with an outstanding talent, who is writing and directing films on the US/Mexico border with an incredibly refreshing perspective. A pleasure talking with you, my friend. Te deseo lo mejor en todos tus proyectos! OSCAR’S BIO:

Ep. 11 L. Nicol Cabe | One person shows, new media, and theatre of tomorrowEp. 11 L. Nicol Cabe | One person shows, new media, and theatre of tomorrow

Hi there, This time around, I’m catching up with an amazing theatre artist: Today I’m arts calling L. Nicol Cabe! ARTIST BIO: I am a new media theatre artist. I create shows inspired by our potential future, using speculative fiction, science fiction, and fantasy tropes. I write and perform scifi