Your Opinion of Me is None of My Business

Your opinion of me is none of my business. That was one of my biggest lessons and pains in the last two years.  What other people think of me doesn’t matter.  It’s hard to get people to change their opinions or what they think they “know”.  At the end of the day, what you thinkContinue reading “Your Opinion of Me is None of My Business”

“Headlines & Hot Topics with Kristin West” Heads to UpLive

Besides being my birthday, which is always a special day, I have a BIG announcement today.  My new show, “Headlines & Hot Topics with Kristin West” will debut on the live streaming app, UpLive, next week, airing Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4 PM PT.  This show will be edu-tainment at its best, so pleaseContinue reading ““Headlines & Hot Topics with Kristin West” Heads to UpLive”

Not Just a Hollywood Problem

I’ve been thinking a lot about the state of women in the world.   Hollywood was reeling over the avalanche of harassment and sexual assault allegations against Harvey Weinstein.  The #MeToo hashtag is near-constant in my various feeds.  I am saddened.  I keep asking myself, “How do I take action?”  And more importantly, how to take action thatContinue reading “Not Just a Hollywood Problem”

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”