Alan’s News Brief, May 12, 2017

Here is some recent news about my connections.


Shumerria Harris has a new website #ActorsLife. In addition her series, also called “#ActorsLife”, can be viewed online at 6pm ET Tuesdays Channel 004 – CnB Network.


Katie Mack is appearing in the off-Broadway play “The Girls of Summer”, by Layon Gray, in Trenton, NJ and New York City.

Her film “Missing You” will be seen at The People’s Film Festival.


I attended the initial Season 2 Crew Meeting for Jolie East-Miji’s webseries “B-City”. Discussed what is new for season 2; filling crew positions; location scouting; equipment needs; and the proposed schedule and scene shooting order.

“B-City” has been submitted to Los Angeles CineFest.


“Collision Envisage”, written by Sharrie Mccain and Patrick Burnett, has been accepted at Los Angeles CineFest, and was featured at the Northern Virginia (NOVA) International Film and Music Festival.

The trailer for the film will be released in July, and the film will debut in the fall.


I attended a Production meeting for filmmaker Danielle Earle’s “Letters to Frankie”.  She is writer/director/executive producer. Also in attendance was executive producer Maria Nieto. I am associate producer. The discussion focused on goals of a fund raiser and expectations moving forward. This is a serious story, based on true events. Please support our fund raiser.


A recent film by AL Washington is “The Calling”. View this and more of her work.


Recent films by Morgen Whiteman are “Pas De Deux” FULL Rough cut, and “A.I.D.A”. View these and other films.


“August In The City”, written by Lisa Tedesco and directed by Christie Conochalla, has been accepted at additional film festivals: SoHo Film Festival, Dyke Drama Film Festival, IndieFEST Film Awards, Cinema Sisters Film Festival, and San Diego LGBT Film Festival.

The film won the following awards at the IndieFEST Film Awards: Award of Excellence – Short Film; and Award of Excellence – LGBT.


Kimia’ Workman has produced “Shock Nation”, a series about young adults in Baltimore trying to find their way. Their love for dance gives them direction. Check out the teaser.

If you are in the Baltimore, MD area on May 28, 2017, please support and attend the Shock Nation Web Series Premiere and Viewing Event. Information.


Vickie Natale has a new song, “Medicine”, of the electronic dance music genre. Please listen and comment.


Please provide your thoughts and questions in the comments. I would really enjoy hearing from you. If you have a topic in mind you would like me to cover, please let me know.


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