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2019

FILM
 "Raising Buchanan" will have its World Premiere at the Phoenix Film Festival in April (AMANDA MELBY, ASHLEY FAULKNER, SHELLY BOUCHER, LYNNETTE BROWN, JOHN BATCHAN, HAYDEN DOMENICO). Screening times are Friday, April 12 at 5:25 pm, Saturday, April 13 at 11:05 am and Sunday, April 14 at 4:20 pm.
"Eleven, Eleven" (CHRIS REDISH, JENNIFER PFALZGRAFF, MALLORY ADAMS)
continues its film festival run; including the Sedone and Phoenix Film Festivals. Follow them online! It plays AT PFF Tuesday, April 9 at 9:25 pm, Friday, April 12 at 3:15 pm and Saturday, April 13 at 1:25 pm.
MALLORY ADAMS
is currently filming a movie in Ireland.
MICHELLE Y. ALLEN
is AD/UPM for "The Dark Side of Opulent II."
"Eleven, Eleven" (CHRIS REDISH, JENNIFER PFALZGRAFF, MALLORY ADAMS) continues its film festival run; follow them online! They've been accepted into the Sedona Film Festival.
SAMANTHA KADE
is in "Invisible," and "Tender Matches," both selections of the Worldwide Women's Film Festival in February.
ZOE YEOMAN
is in "M.E.C.C.A," a short film.
PHUONG NGUYEN KUBACKI
is in "Duel on the Mound," now available on Amazon Prime.
"Soulless" (KELLY NICOLE) is playing at the Worldwide Women's Film Festival also.
KELLY NICOLE
was in "The Devil's Pit," now availble on YouTube.
KELLY NICOLE
is in "Border State."  



STAGE
ASHLEY FAULKNER
is a Pas d'Action at Theatre Artists Studio.
ETHAN DREW is in "Newsies" at Greasepaint Youth Theatre.
ALI GIORDANO
is in "Pippin" at SCC; it opens April 4.
KELLY NICOLE
is Bianca in "Taming of the Shrew" and Audrey in "As You Like It" at Southwest Shakespeare through March 9. KATHERINE LYNCH is in "Shrek."
KAREN RAFALOWITZ is in "Second Time Around" at the Sunflower Playhouse March 3-6.
NORMALEE FERRIS is in the Mrs. Senior Arizona pageant.
CAMILA ACHARYA is in "The Wizard of Oz" at Phoenix Country Day School.
SHELLY BOUCHER
is in "Eric and Elliot" at Childsplay.
ETHAN DREW
and ISABELLA BARONE are in "Urinetown" at Greasepaint Youth Theatre."
ALI GIORDANO
and NOAH LANOUETTE were in "Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson" at Spotlight Youth Theatre.
WILL HIGHTOWER
is in "Cash on Delivery" at Hale Theatre.
KELLY NICOLE is Bianca in "Taming of the Shrew" and Audrey in "As You Like It" at Southwest Shakespeare.
KATHERINE LYNCH is in "Shrek."



COMMERCIAL  
ETHAN DREW booked a commercial for Toll Brothers.
CAROL GIBSON
booked a Top Golf commercial.
JUDITH EISENBERG
booked a commercial in Miami.


CONGRATS
AMANDA MELBY
and JUDITH EISENBERG were on the Women in Film panel as part of IFP/PHX's Filmmaker Fusion.
JAY WALKER
won Best Young Director for 2019 in the Czech Republic via Young Directors CZ .
DEAN FLORENCE signed with the Presley Talent Agency in New Mexico.
ETHAN DREW
signed with an agent in LA. 
BRADY WEBER
signed with an agent in Seattle.
MALLORY ADAMS
graduated from the LIR Academy!
REBEKAH PATTON signed with Presley Talent Agency in New Mexico!
TIA PENNY played with Wood Songs Old-Time Radio Hour, which will be broadcast.
"The Secret Lives of Teachers" (AARON SEEVER, JUDITH EISENBERG) won an Audience Favorite at the APA's Ladies Film Night Out. 
Verve Studios is once again nominated as Best Acting Studio. THANK YOU!
 "The Secret Lives of Teachers" (AARON SEEVER, JUDITH EISENBERG) won an Audience Choice Special Mention (runner up) at the Ojai Short Film Fest.

TV
LYDIA MARTINEZ booked an ABC show!
ZOEPHIA DECKER-KNEALING
was on "Marriage Bootcamp: Reality Stars" playing a young Kim Richards.  

PRINT/VOICE OVER/VIDEOS/MODELING 
RANDY COLVIN
booked some VO work for Oakgate Technology.
ASHLYN HALL
booked a VO for BTCD.
LEE GOETTL
has been busy with his VO work; he finished 3 audio books and is working on 2 more.
PHUONG KUBACKI's
VitaMix ad is out.
ANDERSEN BLOOMBERG
can still be seen in the Phoenix Zoo's Bugs Big Bugs campaign.