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Emulating his architect father, Bradley Battersby began drawing as a very small child but it was his 7th grade art teacher who showed him the potential magic of film. Listen to this dedicated, passionate man talk about how he and his father communicated with blocks, and describe the innovative, out of the box experience his art teacher provided for her class – the experience which turned Brad into a film maker. In the first part of our two part interview follow the twists and turns of his career as he pursued his dream of becoming a film maker and making the perfect film.
Diana Colson is a teacher, an award winning film maker, a composer, a lyricist, the creator of musicals and children’s opera and an author. Although she was an accomplished pianist Diana believed that “if you’re married to an artist somebody better get that anchor job that has insurance…,” so she became the song and dance lady – aka the music teacher. She used her musical skills and her passion for musical theater to write musicals for her students. And she took advantage of her summers, while traveling the world with Frank and their children, to honor her every creative impulse. Listen to this exuberant, fiercely creative woman talk about her ability to juggle her teaching career, the raising of her children and her insistent creativity.continue reading
Discussion – In this show I am recapping the concepts of Cover Story and Undercover. Also I am talking about the gift of denial and how it protects us from information about ourselves which we are not yet capable of enduring.
Interview – with actor, comedian, independent film maker Robert Mann, who discovered the magic of, and actually appeared in a film at 8 years old (at least his feet appeared), when he accompanied his mother to the film set of a director she was dating. Hear how he spent virtually every waking minute of his childhood experimenting with film, and how he pulled off his first independent horror film “Pumpkin Man,” and he may now actually be beginning to make money.continue reading