Episode 200 - Brooke Lewis (Be Fearless!)
Brooke Lewis is an actress, producer, TV personality, and author.
A native of Philadelphia, Brooke Lewis headed west – to Hollywood. There, she would create Philly Chick Pictures, an endeavor designed to increase opportunities in front of the camera, as well as behind it. Brooke has starred in numerous roles including Kinky Killers (aka Polycarp), iMurders, Scream Queens, as well as creating, producing, and starring in Ms Vampy, an interactive advice show.
In this unbelievable Episode 200 of the Dave Bullis Podcast, Brooke Lewis & I chat breaking into entertainment, the hustle of being a working actor, what are the best cheesesteaks in Philly (a common theme on this podcast), how to be Fearless (Brooke's personal motto), and tons more.
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PRE – SHOW NOTES
— Game Over is the TV pilot I shot several years ago about 5 employees working at a video game store struggling to get to the next level in their lives.
Tagline: In life there is no reset button
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— Game Over – Making a TV Pilot – The blog post with all of the behind the scenes details about making, Game Over.
— How NOT to make a TV Pilot – My interview with Alex Ferrari at Indie Film Hustle
— Backstage – Use code dbcast at checkout when posting a casting call for a FREE basic listing
— Dave Bullis Podcast Filmmakers Group on Facebook – a FREE filmmaking group I made on Facebook.
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-- Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding - is an "environmental/immersive theatre" event based on a traditional Italian-American wedding and reception, with warm and intrusive stereotypes exaggerated for comic effect. Audience members are treated as guests at the wedding by the interactive, improvisational comedy cast.
-- Polycarp (aka Kinky Killers) - Through a series of horrific murders, the occult, biblical prophecy and sex clash in a melee of gore and mystery, with psychiatrists, attorneys, homicide detectives and rock stars all being suspects.
-- iMurders - A mysterious love triangle leads to a tragic shooting. Months later, eight members of a MySpace-esque chat room are being gruesomely murdered in the privacy of their own homes.
-- Screen Queens (TV Show) - Ten unknown actresses compete for role in a horror movie from Lionsgate Films.
-- Ms Vampy - Ms. Vampy lives in her Hollywood Villa and is a Life Coach and Dating Expert to the rich and famous. She is often seen on night shoots, shopping in Beverly Hills for Dior or hanging out at Lakers' games. She loves 80s rock and disco, her favorite band is Vampire Weekend and she never misses American Idol, The Voice or Millionaire Matchmaker on TV. Her secret dream is to join the cast of HBO's True Blood (of course, she thinks it's a "reality" show)! She enjoys Godiva Chocolates and Bloody Marys and she loves to play Xbox when she's feeling feisty. While she has yet to marry or have children, she freely admits to being boy crazy and hopes to someday make-out with Robert Pattinson. Ms. Vampy is forever sexy, funny, young, and obnoxious, but her heart is as big as her mouth. If she ever bites you, it'll be with love." Now, who better to give the world LOVE & DATING advice than a 110 year old Vampire who has seen it all and has a HEART of gold?
Starring: Brooke Lewis as Ms. Vampy; Produced by: Matt Raub and Brooke Lewis; Directed by: Staci Layne Wilson; Director of Photography: Matt Raub.
HIT #1 NEW KINDLE RELEASE IN TWO CATEGORIES: SOCIAL SITUATIONS & SELF-ESTEEM & SELF-RESPECT
December 19, 2016 - Denver, CO and Los Angeles, CA - Outskirts Press announces the release of Ms. Vampy's Teen Tawk: There's A Lotta Power In Ya Choices, featuring America's funniest, most high-maintenance Vampire! The book follows author and producer Brooke Lewis' hit web series Ms. Vampy in 2009, and the award-winning TV pilot Ms. Vampy's Tween Tawk, Teen Tawk & In Between Tawk in 2011.
-- Vampira - was a Finnish-American actress and television personality who created the campy 1950s character Vampira.
-- Elvira - is an American actress best known for her portrayal of the horror hostess character Elvira, Mistress of the Dark. She gained fame on Los Angeles television station KHJ-TV wearing a revealing, black, gothic, cleavage-enhancing gown as host of Elvira's Movie Macabre, a weekly horror movie presentation. Her wickedly vampish appearance is offset by her comical character, quirky and quick-witted personality, and Valley girl-type speech.
-- Slime City Massacre - is a 2010 science fiction comedy-horror sequel film directed by Greg Lamberson and starring Jennifer Bihl, Kealan Patrick Burke, Debbie Rochon and Robert Sabin. It is a sequel to Greg Lamberson's earlier Slime City.
-- Sinatra Club - A true story told by a Mafia insider. It's 1972 and the Mafia crime families are at war, but that isn't enough to stop a young, unknown John Gotti, who has big ideas and even bigger ambitions.
-- Psycho Therapy - When emotionally exhausted Tonia visits her esteemed psychiatrist, Dr. Walsh, to discuss her husband's infidelity, the therapy session takes an unexpected turn. Tonia does not respond well to her doctor's advice and he finds himself locked in a game of psychological hide-n-seek with a painfully disturbed patient.
-- 1/2 New Year - At their annual 1/2 New Year Party, relationships are tested among a group of friends.