Hollywood Stage Magazine

Lucas A. Ferrara Film Fund helps talented UK scriptwriters get their voices heard

The Lucas A. Ferrara Film Fund, in partnership with Broken Flames Productions, helps emerging scriptwriters get a break in a competitive industry. In this, its second...

The very personal reason behind filmmaker Takako Imai’s breakdancing documentary

Takako Imai is originally from Japan but moved to London to become a music journalist and later a filmmaker. She loved journalism and meeting celebrities, but soon she...

Why movies produced by Playworld Pictures tell Latin-American stories in a fresh way 

William Garcia, the American-Cuban founder of LA-based Playworld Pictures, has had a varied career from TV broadcasting to film production. Now a producer, his latest...

‘Galaxy 360: A Woman’s Playground’: the feminist sci-fi comedy we all need right now

A new trailer for the hilarious feminist movie ‘Galaxy 360: A Woman’s Playground’ has just been released. The film satirises a distant future where women rule the...

Interview with business founder and actress Sabrina Nolan

Slovenian-born, London-based Sabrina Nolan combines a successful career in media and PR with her first love of acting. She runs her own business, VIP PR London, and has...

Interview with filmmaker and entrepreneur Audrey Rumsby

Filmmaker Audrey Rumsby wants to help other people in the arts be more successful and financially secure. First up, says Audrey, it’s crucial for an artist to have the...

Why ‘Jessie and the Elf Boy’ is this year’s must-see family film 

In the new Scottish family film ‘Jessie and the Elf Boy’, a teenager becomes a successful hair stylist with the help of a magical forest elf. The film is...

Best-selling YA author Kailin Gow on the thrill of seeing her books made into films

Kailin Gow is an Asian-American multi-million-selling author of children’s and Young Adult books with strong female leads. Her epic YA fantasy series, ‘Bitter...

US-Brazilian screenwriter Laura Malin on setting up a female, Latino production company

Laura Malin is a bestselling Brazilian author and screenwriter whose female, Latino production company is based in LA. Laura has worked on the development...

Award-winning filmmaker Théo Mahy-Ma-Somga on being a Frenchman in LA

Théo Mahy-Ma-Somga has just won a screenwriting award for his script ‘Ubuntu – An African Story’, even though he wrote it in his second language. The Frenchman is...