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Art Shrian

Art Shrian, is an Indian-American filmmaker-actor-writer-director-producer-storyteller, also a husband and father of a tri-racial child. Here he talks about TV, Film, media, tech, culture, diversity/inclusion/representation, and more with entertainment industry guests, friends, and sometimes just by himself. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mynewyorkeye/support
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Then Art invites his friend, actor-author-speaker Rodney Damon COllins and they chat about

  • Start of his acting career, and the business of acting
  • Value of Background work
  • Value of being professional and making connections
  • Rodney's upcoming project, SLEEPERS

About Rodney Damon Collins:

An Award-Winning American Actor, Author, Producer, Speaker, and Humanitarian. A native of Toledo, OH. He wrote and directed his first sketch comedy during his senior year in high school. A graduate of Bowling Green State University. He pursued his passion for the arts through modeling for American Greetings, local print ads, several independent films and theater projects in Cleveland, Oh. He now resides in Los Angeles, CA. He is an actor on the Dhar Mann Facebook series with over 9 billion views and 24 millions subscribers. In addition, he has appeared in over (28) Film/TV projects. He is using his platform to impact and entertain with compelling stories! He shares a responsibility to give back to help other future artists through his Non-Profit efforts. He is the creator of the rapidly growing podcast: RDC's Speaklife Sessions available on all podcast platforms.

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Rodney Damon Collins

IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm7928242/
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FB: https://www.facebook.com/rodneydamoncollins25
TW: https://twitter.com/rodneydamoncoll
IG: https://www.instagram.com/rodney_damon_collins/?hl=en

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwiQA8T8FgpSYAcy3koePKw?view_as=subscriber

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Art Shrian Tiwari is back from an early-Summer break. He talks about watching his favorite shows and movies to inspire him out of creative draught: DARK (TV Series), The Old Guard, SALT, Ex Machina, HER; wearing masks etc.

He welcomes his friend actor-writer Richard Lovejoy as the guest where they talk about:

  • Being an actor/filmmaker/artist; Value and struggles of artists in the society
  • Richard's ancestor abolitionist Elijah Parish Lovejoy, Racism vs White Privilege; White Fragility & Being an Ally
  • Hamilton; Cancel Culture, AOC/Yoho incident, Fan or Fanatics; How Arts & Entertainment reflects on times we live in

Richard Lovejoy is an award-winning writer who has penned several acclaimed plays and screenplays. He is currently writing and developing two new feature film screenplays as well as a television series. For more information on Richard, please visit: thewidowers.com and you can follow Richard Lovejoy on Twitter at @theharpomarxist.

Art closes with an important mention of AOC/Yoho incident, and a request to wear masks and stay safe.

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Art Shrian Tiwari talks with activist-poet-storyteller from Philadelphia Leslie D. Hamilton and writer-journalist from New York Lapacazo Sandoval, about ongoing nationwide (George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breanna Taylor) protests, racism in the USA, Black Lives Matter movement and more.

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About Leslie D. Hamilton
Leslie D. Hamilton is a poet and storyteller with an MBA in marketing from Columbia University. She wants to live in a world where differences are appreciated and the intrinsic value of women, children and people of color is celebrated. When she finds the world doesn’t live up to this ideal, she writes about it. Leslie has had the pleasure of performing as featured storyteller or poet at numerous venues throughout the tri-state area, including the Barnes Foundation, the African American Museum in Philadelphia, the Carteret Waterfront Park, numerous schools, libraries, community-based care facilities, bookstores, and, most recently, for the Philadelphia Jazz Project, where she premiered “Blues for Trayvon Martin.” Her work was recently selected for performance by industry actors at the fall Rhythm and Verse salon. You can find her on Facebook at Leslie.D.Hamilton247 and can reach her at Ldhamilton247@gmail.com.

About Lapacazo Sandoval
Lapacazo Sandoval is a former Unit Publicist (IATSE LOCAL 600), now working as a film critic and entertainment journalist. She's the author of the children books ”Taking the E Train” and ”Everybody Loves Cake” and co-writer of the screenplay (with Art Shrian) LOVE IS LOVE IS LOVE currently in development with the Harlem Film Company.
http://www.amnewscurtainraiser.com/p/about-blogger.html
http://amsterdamnews.com/staff/lapacazo-sandoval/

#BlackLivesMatter #GeorgeFloyd #AhmaudArbery #BreannaTaylor #SayTheirName #RacialInjustice #RacialJustice #Justice4All #Justice #Peace

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Art Shrian talks with writer-filmmaker and fellow Sci-Fi enthusiast Jackie Gamber, about 10 must-watch Sci-Fi films that they love, and find inspiring.

  • Space 1999,
  • The Twilight Zone,
  • Six Million Dollar Man,
  • LOST,
  • Battlestar Galactica,
  • Heroes,
  • Stargate SG1,
  • Rick & Morty,
  • Firefly,
  • Doctor Who.

About Jackie Gamber:

Jackie is the author of genre-bending novels and screenplays, earning her such accolades as the Mary Shelley Award for Imaginative Fiction, and honorable mention in L. Ron Hubbard’s Writers of the Future. As an award winning writer/director, she has screened in film festivals across the country, and is currently in post production on her first feature film, The Mark.

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In memory of Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor, 2 amazing Indian actors that recently left this world. Art Shrian Tiwari talks about his memories of them and some amazing work they left behind.

Irrfan Khan passed away on April 29, 2020. May he rest in peace. Check out his films: The Warrior, Maqbool, The Namesake, Paan Singh Tomar, The Lunchbox, Piku,Inferno, Slumdog Millionaire, Hindi Medium, Puzzle, ANgrezi Medium.

Rishi Kapoor passed away on April 30, 2020. May he rest in peace. Check out his films: Bobby, Mera Naam Joker, Khel Khel Mein, Kabhi Kabhie, Amar Akbar Anthony, Karz, Chanadai, Henna, Damini, Agneepath, D-Day, 102 Not Out.

"We all die. The goal isn’t to live forever, the goal is to create something that will."

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Art Shrian talks with special guest Anupam Sinha. Anupam Sinha is an Indian comic book artist and writer, credited as the creator of the Raj Comics superhero Super Commando Dhruva. The BusinessWorld website said that Sinha revolutionized Indian comics with his work at Raj Comics.

In a conversation for over an hour, they talk about:

  • More about Anupam Sinha, and how he got into the Comicbook world, in India etc
  • Why comic books inspire people, and its importance for youth
  • All about SUPER COMMANDO DHRUV: Conception, creation, story, challenges etc
  • Revamping NAGRAJ: new backstory, parallel universe, Nagayan etc
  • Superhero movies in Hollywood, MCU, DCEU, problem with comic book movies
  • State of comic books in India, possible movies TV shows etc; MahaNagayan
  • Social, political & cultural impact of comic books
  • Anupam Sinha's first novel: THE VIRTUALS
  • What's next for Anupam Sinha
  • Indian superheroes in Hollywood and crossover with MCU, DCEU and more!

The conversation will be soon available in full video format, soon on MyNewYorkEye youtube channel.

ANNOUNCEMENT: The podcast will be on a break/hiatus for few weeks. Stay tuned for more updates.

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