May 3, 2018 - After enjoying a panel about the history of women in animation (focusing in Disney animation), I was lucky enough to speak with animator Jane Baer, whose storied career has included projects like Sleeping Beauty, The Rescuers, and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
March 13, 2018 - When I spoke to Doug Jones at Dark Delicacies in December, it was just prior to The Shape of Water getting its full US release (though limited release had already begun). Now, with four Oscar wins, including Best Picture under its belt, I caught up with Doug once again at the Dark Delicacies signing for the release of the film's novelization to discuss what it was like at the Academy Awards in the moment when The Shape of Water won the most coveted award of the evening.
March 12, 2018 - Author Daniel Kraus is the man who worked alongside Guillermo del Toro to bring The Shape of Water (currently Amazon's #1 new release in historical fantasy fiction) to life as a book alongside the film. I had the opportunity to speak with him following a Q&A session.
March 11, 2018 - While attending FirstGlance Film Festival, I once again caught up with actor/director Raphael Sbarge, who hosted this year's awards ceremony after winning Best of Fest in 2017. We chatted about the difference in his role at this year's festival as well as some of the work he has coming up.
February 6, 2018 - Makeup artist Arjen Tuiten is currently Oscar nominated for his work on the film Wonder. He and I spoke about learning about his nomination, his creation of the Pale Man makeup for Pan's Labyrinth, and what kind of projects he'd like to do in the future.
January 5, 2018 - Alex Bozman is an incredibly talented musician who became a digital game designer. His games are educational and fun to play. I spoke with him about his inspiration for his current game, Bubbly Primes, as well as his next game, which is in the works.
December 19, 2017 - While attending a signing for the art book for The Shape of Water, I had the opportunity to interview Doug Jones, who is one of the film's stars. We talked about how it was to play the love interest while also being a creature, the suit/makeup, and more.
December 7, 2017 - Mindy Johnson is an incredible professor as well as an expert on the history of women in animation. I was lucky enough to take one of her classes, and in that time, her new book Ink & Paint: The Women of Walt Disney's Animation was published. It's absolutely fascinating, and I was lucky enough to interview her about her work on it.
November 27, 2017 - Not everyone will immediately recognize the name Andrea Romano, but if you've watched cartoons including Animaniacs, Pinky & the Brain, Static Shock, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and a lot of the DC universe cartoons, the show you watched was heavily influenced by her. Andrea is one of the best known voice directors in entertainment, and it was such a thrill to talk to her about her experiences and ask about what one should do if they'd like to follow in her footsteps.