Hollywood Game Changers

Hollywood Game Changers

By Judy Kain
Hollywood actress, teacher, and author, Judy Kain, sits down with film industry professionals to talk about the game changing moments that changed their lives and their careers. Plus, they play their favorite game!

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Julie Gudz (Commercial & Voiceover agent at DDO Artists) - Episode 21
Julie Gudz is a commercial and voice over agent at DDO Artists Agency in North Hollywood, California. In this episode, Judy Kain and Julie play a game of Uno as they discuss what agents are looking for in actors and the current trends of the film industry. Follow Julie on  Instagram @juliegudz Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
45:28
December 13, 2019
Tom Burke (Image Consultant & Branding Expert) - Episode 18
Tom Burke is an image, branding and headshot specialist. He sits down with Judy to play a heated game of Celebrity and discuss his early days as a successful actor and model. Judy and Tom also discuss their upcoming classes at Keep It Real Acting Studios: The Castable Actor, Really, You're Wearing That? and All-In-One Headshots Package. Follow Tom on Twitter @castableactor Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
48:51
December 12, 2019
Jeff Kober (Sons of Anarchy, The Walking Dead, Sully, China Beach) - Episode 20
Jeff Kober has starred in China Beach, The Walking Dead, Sons of Anarchy and just about every other television show since the 1980s. He sits down with Judy to discuss his game changing moments, working with Clint Eastwood, and how meditation has vastly improved his life. Follow Jeff on Twitter @jeffkober & Instagram @jeffkobermeditation Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
59:20
December 5, 2019
Russ Woody, Writer/Producer (Murphy Brown, Cybill, Becker) - Episode 18
Russ Woody is an Emmy and Golden Globe award winning writer, producer and author known for Murphy Brown, Cybill, The Middle, The Drew Carey Show, Mad About You and Becker.  Judy sat down with Russ to play a game of Liar's Dice and discuss Russ's new book, Tuesdays With Ted. Learn more about Russ's book here: Tuesdays With Ted Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
1:00:52
November 11, 2019
Mindy Sterling (Austin Powers, The Goldbergs)
Mindy Sterling is an actress and comedian known for her role as Frau Farbissina in the Austin Powers trilogy.  Listen as she talks about her time at the Groundlings, her experiences at at Comic-Cons, and her expansive career on productions such as iCarly, The Goldbergs and How the Grinch Stole Christmas (to name a few.) She and Judy reminisce about their first jobs on Perfect Strangers, and the many parallels in their careers and lives. Plus, they play 20 Questions! View Mindy Sterling's IMDB & Follow Mindy on Twitter and Instagram Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
57:55
November 8, 2019
Kecia Lewis (Broadway Actress, Mad About You, The Passage) - Episode 17
Star of stage and screen, Kecia Lewis, originated roles in Once On This Island, The Drowsy Chaperone and the recent revival of Children Of A Lesser God. She sits down with Judy Kain to put her Broadway knowledge to the test, discuss her theatre career in New York, and starring in the new revival of the hit television show, Mad About You!  Follow Kecia on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.  Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
34:23
November 4, 2019
Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul, The Last Exorcism, Veronica Mars)
Judy sits down with Patrick Fabian to play a game of Sorry, discuss being cast as a series regular on Better Call Saul, and talk about how his low budget film, The Last Exorcism, became a massive hit.   Follow Patrick on Twitter and Instagram Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
1:09:56
October 14, 2019
Scott Williams (Executive Producer of NCIS)
Scott Williams (NCIS) sits down with Judy to discuss his experience executive producing the biggest television show in the world. Judy and Scott play Pictionary as he shares anecdotes about getting his start as a theater actor, his game changing decision to start writing, what he learned while writing and producing Castle, Bones and Without A Trace, and how his close-knit family has supported to communities around the world.  Learn more about Shane's Inspiration here: https://shanesinspiration.org/ Get involved with weSPARK here: https://wespark.org/volunteer/ Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
54:55
September 30, 2019
Nancy Allen (RoboCop, Carrie)
Judy plays "Pass the Pig" with actress Nancy Allen, known for Carrie, the Robocop trilogy, Dressed to Kill and many more.  She talks about her game changing decision to step out of the spotlight and become the executive director of weSPARK - a cancer support center enhancing the quality of life for cancer patients, survivors and their loved ones. View Nancy's IMDB Here Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
55:30
September 16, 2019
Kate Lambert (Teachers, The Second City)
Kate Lambert is an actress, writer, producer and the co-creator of the TV Land show Teachers. Listen as she discusses her time with The Second City, the creation of The Katydids, and how Teachers evolved from a Chicago-based web series to a Hollywood hit!  View Kate's IMDB HERE Follow Kate on Twitter and Instagram @itskatelambert Follow us on Twitter and Instagram @hgcpodcast For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
35:04
August 27, 2019
Gemma Baker, Co-creator of Mom and Writer on Two and A Half Men
Gemma Baker sits down with Judy in the studio to play her favorite game, Otrio! Gemma got her start as a staff writer on Two and A Half Men. She currently works as one of the Executive Producers, Writers and Co-Creators of the hit television show Mom.  View Gemma's IMDB Follow us @hgcpodcast on Twitter and Instagram, and be entered to win a prize!  For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc 
39:34
August 5, 2019
Paul Hungerford, Actor & Improviser (VISA, United Health Care)
Paul Hungerford visits Hollywood Game Changers to discuss his work as an actor and improviser, and to play DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS! Paul is a teacher at Keep It Real Acting Studios in North Hollywood, teaching Improv-a-Thon and the A-Z Commercial Daytime. Class. Watch Paul's Visa Super Bowl Commercial HERE Follow us @hgcpodcast on Twitter and Instagram, and be entered to win a prize!  For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc 
49:28
July 29, 2019
Judy's "Mad Men" Gamechanger
Judy lets you in on when she was cast to play Olive Healy (Peggy's assistant) on Mad Men and the game-changing advice she received, which led to her winning a SAG Award! (Plus, it led her to the Emmys!) Watch Judy on Mad Men Here Follow us @hgcpodcast on Twitter and Instagram, and be entered to win a prize!  For more information on Hollywood Game Changers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/hgc
02:56
July 8, 2019
Robbie Norris, Director (Samsung, Dish & Netflix)
Judy interviews acclaimed director, Robbie Norris,  about his life as a commercial director for NBC Universal. From his rise as an MTV runner, to then working with top talent including: Jamie Foxx, Meghan Markle, Chris Pratt, Kanye West, and Minnie Driver.  His film "Abbie Cancelled" has been seen at Sundance Film Festival, and he is consistently tapped to create content for brands that include Samsung, Dish & Netflix.  View Robbie's Website Follow us on Instagram @hgcpodcast and Twitter @hgcpodcast For more information, visit www.keepitrealacting.com/HGC
40:42
July 1, 2019
Melvin Jackson Jr., Emmy Nominated Actor (This Eddie Murphy Role is Mine, Not Yours; The Wire)
Judy plays Connect 4 with Emmy Nominated actor, Melvin Jackson Jr.  to discuss his journey from booking a recurring role on "The Wire," to him and his wife (Kelly Jenrette) becoming the first African-American married couple to be nominated for an Emmy in the same year.  Plus, they discuss his children's book, "The Adventures of Jimmy The Fly," which we'll give away to a lucky listener! View Melvin's IMDB here. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @melvinjacksonjr Follow us on Instagram @hgcpodcast and Twitter @hgcpodcast For more information, visit www.keepitrealacting.com/HGC
28:54
June 17, 2019
Noel Braham, Emmy Nominated (Watchtower, The Side Chick)
Judy sits down to play Connect 4 with writer, actor, director and producer Noel Braham, to discuss the hustle of Hollywood and creating your own content.  Noel and his team were nominated for two Daytime Emmy awards for their work on "Watchtower."  Plus, Noel's "The Side Chick" was the first web series to be shown on a major studio lot.  Watch the trailer for his new film "The Millennial" which was screened at the TCL Chinese Theatre. View Noel's IMDB here. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram @noelbraham Follow us on Instagram @hgcpodcast and Twitter @hgcpodcast For more information, visit www.keepitrealacting.com/HGC
30:43
June 10, 2019
Patricia Bethune, Emmy Award Winner (General Hospital, Grey's Anatomy)
Judy plays Operation with Emmy Award-Winner Patricia Bethune! Hear them discuss Patricia's path to winning for "Outstanding Guest Performer" on General Hospital, her advice to upcoming actors, and much more.  View Patricia Bethune's IMDB  Follow us on Instagram @hgcpodcast and Twitter @hgcpodcast For more information, visit www.keepitrealacting.com/HGC
35:07
May 30, 2019
Frankie Manes, Actor & Producer (I Love You America)
Judy sits down with actor and producer Frankie Manes - who also happens to be Judy's son!  They discuss him starting as a child actor, his work on "I Love You America" with Sarah Silverman, and working behind the scenes at Novo Media Group. Plus, they play his favorite game ONZE! Follow Frankie @frankiemanes Follow us @hgcpodcast For more information on this podcast, visit www.keepitrealactingcom/hgc
35:03
May 23, 2019
Suzy Cadham (The Original Dean Martin Golddiggers)
Judy plays SORRY! with Suzy Cadham.  Suzy was one of the original Dean Martin Golddiggers, listen to her reveal secrets about Dean Martin, Bob Hope, and much more throughout her incredible career.  For more about on Suzy, visit her website. For more information on Hollywood Gamechangers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/HGC Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram
38:42
May 16, 2019
Luisa Leschin, Executive Producer (Just Add Magic)
Judy Kain sits down with Executive Producer, Writer, & Actor, Luisa Leschin. They play the classic memory card game, while they discuss Luisa's experience in writers rooms, creating  alliances, and LatinX visibility in the industry. Luisa was the producer of The George Lopez Show and Everybody Hates Chris, and is a writer on Just Add Magic. view Luisa Leschin's IMDB For more information on Hollywood Gamechangers, visit our website www.keepitrealacting.com/HGC Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Instagram
41:23
May 15, 2019
Hollywood Game Changers: Introducing a New Podcast by Judy Kain
Hollywood actress, teacher, and author, Judy Kain introduces her new podcast: Hollywood Game Changers Each episode, she sits down with other film industry professionals to discover how they made a career for themselves in Hollywood and discuss the magic moments that changed their lives. Plus, they play their favorite game! Thanks for listening, and follow us @HGCpodcast on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. www.keepitrealacting.com/HGC
02:19
May 15, 2019