Tunnel Vision: Lions and lightning and sharks, oh my!

What a phenomenal year this is turning out to be for Southern California’s Tunnel Vision. Hayden Hanson (vocals and guitars), Jacob Hernandez (bass), Matt Risley (keys), and Tanner Payan (drums), along with Daniel “Dela” Delacruz (sax, Slightly Stoopid) are living life to the extreme, setting world records, and raising awareness for a worthy cause. All…

Serena Ryder: Diving right in and going deep

Serena Ryder is a visceral artist. Her music grabs you by the gut and shakes you around in its rhythmic maelstrom until the only thing you feel is truly alive! Her latest release in the States is a potent EP called Electric Love (Atlantic). Culled from nearly 100 songs that Serena has written over the…

Chetti’s “Home”: For the people who make you feel whole

“My favorite childhood memory? To be honest, I remember being a little girl and my mom was dancing with me to The Bodyguard soundtrack in the basement of our apartment on 15th Avenue.” With moments like that, how could Brooklyn’s Chetti not grow up to be an artist? “My mom has influenced me in such…

Lilah Fitzgerald: “My dream is coming true!”

Lilah Fitzgerald is killing it! At just 14 years old, she’s already worked with such legends as Julianne Moore, Jeff Bridges, Rachel McAdams, James Franco, and Raquel Welch. She’s appeared in numerous television series including When Calls the Heart, The 100, and Supernatural. And, she’s already won a coveted Leo Award for “Best Lead Performance…

Audrey Smallman: The heart behind the brains of UP TV’s Gigi

Date My Dad is UP TV’s heartwarming dramedy about an ex pro baseball player named Ricky Cooper (Barry Watson) who struggles to raise his three daughters — Mirabel (Zenia Marshall), Elisa (Lilah Fitzgerald), and Gigi (Audrey Smallman) — after his wife passes away. Occasionally, Ricky does receive a little guidance from his mother-in-law, Rosa (Raquel…

Farpoint Films’ award-winning “Menorca” now available on US VOD services

Tammy Gillis is upbeat, compassionate, easy to talk to, fun, funny, wildly creative, and fiercely loyal. And that’s exactly what makes her award-winning portrayal of Claire in Farpoint Films’ award-winning Menorca so utterly amazing. Claire is everything that Tammy isn’t. She’s unhappy, self-centered, distant, hedonistic, miserable, and unfaithful. It took phenomenal skill to not only…

Amy Allen: Forging a successful career in music

The ’90s began with a cultural embracing of grunge music, a style which emphasized a raucous sound that was a drastic alternative to ’80s synth-driven pop. By the end of the decade, the antithesis had become the mainstream obsession, catalyzing the rise of pop superstars like Britney Spears. Somewhere in the middle was perfection, artists…

Tammy Gillis wants to scare you in LMN’s “Tiny House of Terror”

On Saturday, June 24 at 8/7c, it’s the world premiere of LMN’s Tiny House of Terror. Tammy Gillis, award-winning star of the critically acclaimed Menorca (available on VOD in the US, Tuesday, June 27), plays Lindsay in this gripping thriller from Sepia Films. Tiny House of Terror is a taut mystery set in a startlingly…

Frank Shiner: From a place of love

There’s something transcendent about a Frank Shiner performance, an element that goes beyond a gifted artist connecting with his audience. It’s bigger than that. Deeper. To find where this soul-driven passion comes from, we need to spin the clock backward a bit to when a younger Frank was traveling down a path that could have…