Picture Lock Unlocked: Ron Newcomb & Mid-Atlantic Studios

Happy Thursday folks! I’ve got another Unlocked Episode of Picture Lock for you. This is a great conversation with Ron Newcomb, indie filmmaker, producer, director, actor and much more. This particular conversation is about his latest endeavor as the founder of the Mid-Atlantic Studios. I made this particular interview an unlocked episode on the podcast simply because of the nature of it. The Mid-Atlantic Studios is a film studio based in the Mid-Atlantic Region (MD, DC, VA, WV, NC, & SC), conducting 100% of the hiring from the region. It’s their believe that if we band together, we can create a more sustainable environment for filmmaking in the region.

Ron will explain the concept further in the episode, but in short, Ron is currently doing equity crowdfunding to try and create a sustainable way for filmmakers in the region to work year round on projects that they care about. So take a listen and see if you’d like to be involved!

Find out more about Mid-Atlantic Studios: https://wefunder.com/midatlanticstudios

See more of Ron’s work: https://www.theforgestudios.com/


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Picture Lock Unlocked: 2018 DC Black Film Festival- MBLMTF panel

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Hey guys. Sorry I missed you last week! Before this Friday’s episode, I wanted to hit you with another unlocked episode. This year during the DC Black Film Festival we screened the documentary United Skates ahead of our Making Black Lives Matter Through Film Panel. You’ve already heard from co-director Dyana Winkler a couple of episodes ago, but I wanted you all to be able to hear the conversation as it was on stage, unedited. The panel was hosted by WHUR's EZ Street and panelists included: Dr. Erica L. James (professor Francis Marion), Damara Catlett (Principal at Raben Group), Reggie Brown (subject in the film), and Tim Gordon (film critic).

Tomorrow, you’ll have the opportunity to see the film during the Congressional Black Caucus if you live in the DC area. The link to the film screening, which is free, is in the show notes. So if I haven’t promoted this film enough, here’s one more opportunity to check it out. I hope you enjoy the 2018 Making Black Lives Matter Through Film Panel just after the screening of United Skates and let me know your thoughts on the conversation!

Link to Free Screening: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/united-skates-screening-at-the-congressional-black-caucus-tickets-49860413840

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The fact that Kevin Sampson is not just a film critic, but a writer, producer, and director as well makes his understanding of cinema even better. Coming from a theoretical and hands on approach, he understands both sides of the struggle of viewing and creating great works. After receiving an MFA in Film & Electronic Media from American University in Washington, D.C in 2011, Kevin took his love for film to the next level by creating and producing Picture Lock, an entertainment website, podcast, and hour long film review TV show that runs on Arlington Independent Media’s public access station in Arlington, VA. The show covers new releases, classic films, and interviews with local filmmakers in the DMV area. He is also a member of the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association and African American Film Critics Association. He is currently looking forward to filming his first feature film in the near future. He believes that film is one of the most powerful art forms in the world, and he hopes that he can use the craft to inspire others and make a difference in it.

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Picture Lock Unlocked: Dyana Winkler of United Skates

What up folks? It's been a minute since I've done an unlocked episode of Picture Lock. My guest, Dyana Winkler (co-director/producer of United Skates), was absolutely transparent with her career path and filming United Skates. The hit documentary will play at the DC Black Film Festival this Friday. This is a fun and educational listen for anyone who wants to make movies, watch movies, or has had a dream they wanted to accomplish! For my DC area subscribers, make sure you come out to the festival and see the film. Plus, since this is a podcast only episode, one lucky subscriber can improve their craft with a giveaway at the top of the show!

Find out more about United Skates here: https://www.unitedskatesfilm.com/

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The fact that Kevin Sampson is not just a film critic, but a writer, producer, and director as well makes his understanding of cinema even better. Coming from a theoretical and hands on approach, he understands both sides of the struggle of viewing and creating great works. After receiving an MFA in Film & Electronic Media from American University in Washington, D.C in 2011, Kevin took his love for film to the next level by creating and producing Picture Lock, an entertainment website, podcast, and hour long film review TV show that runs on Arlington Independent Media’s public access station in Arlington, VA. The show covers new releases, classic films, and interviews with local filmmakers in the DMV area. He is also a member of the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association and African American Film Critics Association. He is currently looking forward to filming his first feature film in the near future. He believes that film is one of the most powerful art forms in the world, and he hopes that he can use the craft to inspire others and make a difference in it.

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Picture Lock Unlocked: Othello-San & I Won't Miss You

Hey hey hey good people! This unlocked episode features a couple of interviews ahead of the DC Asian Pacific American Film Festival which will be taking place this weekend in Washington DC. Visit www.apafilm.org for details and be on the look out for my regular Friday radio show and podcast release which will feature more filmmakers from the fest. On this episode, I talk with Ted Adams III, the writer/director/producer of Othello- San. I also talk with writer/star Joy Regullano and director Bernard Badion of I Won’t Miss You. Both of these films will be playing at DC APA. So this is a great way to get a little insight before you check it out if you live in the DC area, or you may want to catch these films when they’re in a festival near you.

Find out more about Othello-San here: https://www.redzeppelinproductions.com/

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Picture Lock Unlocked: Desmond Jackson

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Hey folks! This unlocked episode features my full conversation with Desmond Jackson. Desmond is the director of “Funk Force” which features a dysfunctional team of young black  superheroes and their mission to tackle their most daunting foe to date. In this full interview we dive deeper into his the film and his thought process behind creating it. 

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Picture Lock Unlocked: DC Web Fest '18 international entries

This weekend the 6th Annual DC Web Fest hits Washington, DC. I have some of the international web series directors on this show. From Japan, I’m talking with Mona Lisa Cowboy’s Atsushi Ogata. From Spain, I spoke with director Ana Ramon Rubio of We All Wanted To Kill The President. I also spoke with writer/director Hug Martin of the French web series, Dragon Race. 

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