My Oktoberfest was more like StoryFest - three storytelling festivals in one month experienced across three different mediums. From solitary immersion in virtual reality (VR) and interactive games – to a deep dive into personal storytelling in the oral tradition - to communal cinematic storytelling – October was a feast for the senses. The Future … Continue reading From VR & Film to Live Performance: Storytelling Across Mediums.
Spring 2017 - After sell-out Munich, Paris and London gatherings, Inspirefest came to New York and partnered with the Irish International Business Network to introduce the US to Europe’s leading sci-tech event. Science, tech, arts, and business professionals gathered at White & Williams in Times Square to listen to innovators in Augmented Intelligence, Data Science and … Continue reading Inspirefest NY & LEAP Launch in Time Square.
Serial technology entrepreneur, Jerry Kennelly is a game changer. As the founder and CEO of Tweak.com, he had a burning desire to make it easier for businesses to access great design and print. Previously, as the founder and CEO of Stockbyte, a royalty free stock photography company acquired by Getty Images in 2006, his vision was … Continue reading An Entrepreneur by Design: Jerry Kennelly
This article previously appeared in the Huffington Post in Sept, 2016. It has been 11 years since President Bill Clinton launched the Clinton Global Initiative(CGI) to inspire world leaders and civil society to make Commitments to Action to tackle problems such as extreme poverty, climate change and the refugee crisis. This year, celebrities like U2’s Bono … Continue reading Ben Affleck, Bono, and Sting Help Bill Clinton Convene Final Clinton Global Initiative.
Innovations and provocative ideas come and go and some can truly disrupt the status quo. I’ll talk with women building companies in the tech and entertainment space who are forging a new entrepreneurial landscape. In 1999, Evelyn Brady-Watters and her sister Monica Brady created the Golden Trailer Awards (GTAs) as the first awards show for … Continue reading Distruptive Women: The Brady Sisters and the Art of Movie Trailers
Love working with the folks at Body&Pole and the pole community. Pole dance, fitness, sport - pole struggles - pole celebrities - Pole Reality TV -- a whole lot more to come.
We had a great turn out at the recent BFF / NYWIFT screening of "Jack of the Red Hearts" and panel on gender parity in entertainment, Tribeca Film Center, NYC. Proud to be part of such an esteemed panel.