Brianna Hope Beaton – Actress and Reporter

We have been blessed to meet and work with some amazing, multitalented young actors. One of those is Brianna Hope Beaton, a Florida-based actress, writer, and reporter who plays a speech contestant in Providence. When did you first develop an interest in acting? I was about 9 years old. I was asked to do a…

Irene Santiago – Actress

One of the best aspects of filmmaking is the friendships you make as a result of each film prject. Irene Santiage is one of those friendships. I was very familiar with her prior to Providence and was honored to have her submit. I originally had her auditioning for a smaller role, but on a whim,…

Alexandra Boylan – Actress, Writer, Filmmaker

I love when rabbit trails lead to connections. I stumbled upon Ms. in the Biz quite by accident. I enjoyed exploring the site, then when I contacted Editor-in-Chief Helenna Santos, she connected me with their Outreach Coordinator Alexandra Boylan, who just happens to be writer, producer, and actress in the just released new film Catching…

Acting Tips From Award Winning Actors

I am always practicing, always rehearsing, always observing - whether I'm actively working on a role or not. I study the work of actors I admire and try to figure out and emulate how they make the magic, how they create the illusion that they're not just playing a part or reading lines, but actually make me believe they are the characters they are portraying.

Backstage Magazine – With Casting Editor Melinda Loewenstein

Backstage is an excellent resource for both filmmakers and actors and for a limited time they're offering Faith Flix readers free access to their casting tools. Check it out!

Juli Tapken – Actress

We were blessed to have Juli Tapken play the leading role of Rachel in Providence. She truly brought to life Rachel's struggles as a single woman dealing with work, dating, and her relationship with her mother. She's transparent and real and her compassionate and sensitive spirit that shows up on screen is equally evident behind…

Caroline George – Author and Film Student

This past spring I heard from a college friend we hadn't seen in many years. Turns out his daughter is going to Belmont this year and will be minoring in film. I discovered Caroline George is a talented young woman who has already authored two published books and is going to college to learn the…

Women in Filmmaking – Pat Patterson

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One of the things I enjoy most about Faith Flix is being introduced to new folks and getting to share their unique stories with other. Pat Patterson is one of those interesting stories.  In 1992, Pat Patterson formed Fleetwood Stage in New Rochelle, N. Y., which had an 11-season run producing four main stage productions…

Carol Anderson – Actress and Acting Coach

I was first introduced to Carol Anderson as a result of a mutual friend who had worked with us on Flowers for Fannie. I was instantly fascinated by what she does - touring around the world with her husband performing theatrical shows for retreats, conferences, cruises, and other events. She made her film debut with…