“Horror Talk” Advances at Los Angeles CineFest

Today, the “Horror Talk with Kristin West” team was notified that Los Angeles CineFest has advanced our show to the semi-finals of their competition.  Congratulations to our team!

The Spirit Room Captures Best Horror Short at Silicon Beach FF

 I always love to see projects I’ve been in succeeding, especially people who are talented and work hard.  It was such an honor to attend the awards ceremony of the Silicon Beach Film Festival this past week to cheer on “The Spirit Room”, a horror short I had a supporting role in.  “The Spirit Room”Continue reading “The Spirit Room Captures Best Horror Short at Silicon Beach FF”

“Horror Talk” Goes to Mindie Fest & More!

  There’s been a lot of development this past week for “Horror Talk with Kristin West”.  After making its film festival debut at Direct Online Shorts Competition, “Horror Talk” will compete in the Miami Independent Film Festival’s monthly web series competition.  In addition to the show’s exciting film festival run, Spotify and iHeart Radio nowContinue reading ““Horror Talk” Goes to Mindie Fest & More!”

The Spirit Room Garners First Award

Congratulations to the super-talented cast & crew of The Spirit Room, helmed by Adam J. Ung.  The Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival awarded the short Best Horror Short.  I was honored to play the role of Peggy Wily in this award winning film.  Learn more here.  

Behind Hollywood’s Stereotype Hype

Powerhouse producers & directors came on What Women Want Talk Radio to show us what more inclusive filmmaking can and should be. Listen to this compelling interview with the teams behind two successful films, Murder in the Woods and Seeking Valentina.

Sneak Peak of The Spirit Room

I’ve been talking about this short for months and it’s finally here.  The Spirit Room, by Adam J. Ung, is now out of post and coming to film festivals near you. Here’s your first look:   I’ll keep you posted about screening dates and times.  Congratulations, Adam & the whole Spirit Room team.

Hollywood Dreams Announces Nominees

I am very honored that Seeking Valentina, a short film which I produced with Armin Nasseri, has garnered two nominations at this year’s Hollywood Dreams International Film Festival, including BEST SHORT & BEST VISUAL EFFECTS.  Our film screens later this week, in Las Vegas.  Want to catch it in Vegas?  See here. Hollywood Dreams callsContinue reading “Hollywood Dreams Announces Nominees”

Penny Wise Pound Foolish

Peruse this article from the Austin Business Journal on the debate on film incentives in the state of Texas. If you’ve ever done a professional film budget, the often invisible costs of making a movie are massive:  permits, feeding  people, putting cast and crew up in hotels, renting vehicles, supplies, location fees.  A film ofContinue reading “Penny Wise Pound Foolish”