Archives for the ‘Hollywood’ Category

Jason Bateman on Bad Words

By • Mar 21st, 2014 • Category: Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video

Hollywood actor Jason Bateman talks about his debut directorial feature “Bad Words.” He  stars in the film as a 40 year old man who discovered a loophole and decides to participate in a spelling bee contest meant for middle school kids. And since this is a spelling bee contest one of his challengers is a [...]



Academy Award Winner Lisa Fruchtman on Apocalypse Now, Godfather-3,The Right Stuff & Editing

By • Dec 10th, 2013 • Category: Entertainment, Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Video, Women Achievers Special
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Academy award winner Lisa Fruchtman has worked as an editor in Hollywood films and television. She has worked in such iconic films like Apocalypse Now, The Right Stuff, Children of A Lesser God,  Godfather-3 among others. And recently she released her first documentary film Sweet Dreams that she made with her brother Bob Fruchtman. Lisae got her [...]



Lisa Fruchtman on Sweet Dreams – An Unusual Rwandan Film On Drumming, Ice Cream & Healing

By • Dec 6th, 2013 • Category: Entertainment, Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley, Women Achievers Special
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Academy award winner Lisa Fruchtman has worked as an editor in Hollywood films and television, and now has her first documentary out called “Sweet Dreams.”  She collaborated with her brother Rob Fruchtman in making this unusual film that captures the dreams, hopes and the healing of a group of women in Rwanda. Through “Sweet Dreams,” [...]



Nicole Holofcener On Her New Film – Enough Said

By • Sep 27th, 2013 • Category: Entertainment, Featured, Hollywood, People, San Francisco/Silicon Valley
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Film director and writer Nicole Holofcener has a new film out Enough Said that releases this month. We met with the talented and funny Holofcener in San Francisco to talk about the making of her film and what influences her filmmaking and writing. She also shares how she got Julia Louis-Dreyfus and James Gandolfini to act [...]