"Life is full of beauty. Notice it. Notice the bumble bee, the small child, and the smiling faces. Smell the rain, and feel the wind. Live your life to the fullest potential, and fight for your dreams." - Ashley Smith
I buddied up with Human Rights Activist for the UN and Columnist for The Huffington Post, Bhavna Guyadeen, to share some thoughts on why it's imperative to give women a fair and equal chance to write, direct, and producer stories that make it to our screens.
I woke up this morning needing a little lift to start the week. Somehow I ended up with "Steve Jobs" all over my browser windows and started to take note of the insightful words he shared. Here are some that I starred, the first one speaking to me the most:
No recent film illustrates the late Roger Ebert's assertion that movies are "empathy machines" better than Rucha Humnabadkar's presciently salient English/Hindi comic drama "For Here or to Go?"
In 2017...✨ I'm spending some time on the other side of the 🎥, to capture beauty and to write & produce stories that haven't yet been told...
I recently came across the footage from one of my favorite Code Black episodes where I got to work alongside the talented and adorable ..
I had the honor of judging Uplift Humanity's annual "Uplifting the Veil" contest, where student volunteers created films to capture their experiences working with underprivileged youth in India.
Just two weeks ago, right before beginning production for Code Black Season 2, my husband and I traveled to Italy to soak in as much of "the life" as possible.
I'm constantly impressed by youth who are taking their own initiative to make a positive impact on their communities. I wanted to highlight one such youth...
From Lizard Island and the Great Barrier Reef to Sydney on New Years Eve, come read about the best places to eat, shop and explore in Australia.
"I'm just simple girl from the Midwest, daughter to immigrant parents who got their start in America with humble means..."