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Ep 170: Spotlight on Tara Erickson: From Best Actress to Director's Chair

Filmmaking Conversations Podcast with Damien Swaby

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Episode  ·  43:28  ·  Jun 11, 2023


She has recently won 5 Best Actress Awards for her work in "Prime of Your Life". It has also won "Best Short" & "Best Writing".​Tara's directorial debut was made with her short film, "A Real Killjoy" which has won "Best of The Fest", "Special Jury Award" and "Best Dark Comedy Micro-short". "A Real Killjoy 3" is currently in pre-production, to be directed by Tara Erickson and Matt MacWilliams in the winter of 2023. ​She's also the face of Little Caesars in their hilarious commercial spots as well as the sports drink "Xyience". Upcoming ProjectsShe directed other short films called "The Ritual", "Paranoia" and "You're You", which are all out on her youtube channel. www.youtube.com/taraericksonW: https://www.thetaraerickson.com/Also, you can check out my documentary The People of Brixton, on Kwelitv here: https://www.kweli.tv/programs/the-people-of-brixtonDamien Swaby Social Media Links:Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/filmmaker_damien_swaby/Twitterhttps://twitter.com/DamienSwaby?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5EauthorWebsitehttp://filmmakingconversations.com/This show is part of the Spreaker Prime Network, if you are interested in advertising on this podcast, contact us at https://www.spreaker.com/show/4532542/advertisement

43m 28s  ·  Jun 11, 2023

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