Category: Acting

Denzel Washington Breaks Down the Key to Achieving Your Filmmaking Dreams

Posted by Anthony - May 12, 2014 - Acting, Candid Advice, Career Advice, Motivation and Inspiration denzel-washington-safe-house-black-enterprise

(photo: Black Enterprise) I know it’s been a long minute since I last put up a blog post here. I actually have a few dozen things I’ve wanted to write about and share for some time now, but had my nose to the grindstone completely revamping and updating the brand-new 2nd Edition of my first book, [...]

Read More

My Short (But Memorable) Encounter With “Fast and Furious” Star, Paul Walker – R.I.P.

Posted by Anthony - December 3, 2013 - Acting, Career Advice, Motivation and Inspiration gty_paul_walker_ll_131130_16x9_992

Like many of you I was recently saddened by actor Paul Walker’s untimely death.  It was way too soon and sudden.  While I didn’t personally know him, I did get to very briefly meet him and in that brief encounter he unexpectedly taught me a little showbiz lesson that I never forgot, so I wanted [...]

Read More

R.I.P. Juan Epstein

Posted by Anthony - January 27, 2012 - Acting, Television Shows JuanEpstein

I know I’m totally dating myself with this post, but ’nuff respect to actor, Robert Hegyes, who just passed away at the age of 60. He is best known and remembered as the Puerto Rican / Jewish character Juan Epstein on the popular 70′s sitcom, Welcome Back Kotter, where he played alongside  a teen-age John Travolta [...]

Read More

Episode #79- Al Thompson – Actor / Writer / Director / Producer

Posted by Anthony - November 5, 2011 - Acting, Career Advice, Directing, Double Down Film Show, Interviews, Web Series AlThompsonGraphix2

  On the this episode of the Double Down Film Show multi-hyphenate actor/writer/producer/director Al Thompson of ValDean Entertainment will break down the web series game and how actors and content creators can take charge of their own career and cut out the middle man.  Al has been a featured actor in The Royal Tenenbaums, A [...]

Play
Read More

Season 4 Premiere w/ Actor, Hill Harper!

Posted by Anthony - September 8, 2010 - Acting, Double Down Film Show, Interviews

Summer break is over, the leaves are turning and the buzz of a new school year is in the air, which can only mean one thing…Time for an all-new season of The Double Down Film Show! We’re gonna kick off the 4th season with an uplifting conversation about acting and managing a career in the [...]

Play
Read More