The podcast where Robyn Deverett sits by her window, and chats with very interesting people! Why the name, “Window Chats” you ask? Well Robyn doesn't have a balcony, hence her window, and a “chat” seemed less intimidating than “interrogation” 😛 What can you expect? Random conversation/technical glitches/awkward silences and lot of laughs with various guests 🥰⠀
Gina Louise Phillips is a Toronto actor, improviser and TV host, with roles in popular shows like The Last of Us (HBO), Guilty Party (Paramount +) and American Gods (Starz). Gina is a longtime broadcaster and most recently enjoyed touring beautiful golf courses as co-host of SCOREGolf TV on TSN.
Julie Miguel is a television cook, a Food Content Producer, a Food Stylist, a Recipe Developer and a Food Blogger, and so much more!
She was on Masterchef Canada, Breakfast Television, the Marilyn Denis Show, CityLine, Fridge Wars…pretty much anywhere there’s a kitchen, you will find Julie!
We spoke about her journey into the world of food and the importance of finding a healthy balance between work and play (no easy feat!)
Tiffany Babiak @tiffdianne shares her journey to becoming the face that you see every time you turn on your TV and your favourite show gets interrupted! 😂 Thanks so much for chatting with me Tiffany, and for inspiring so many people to pursue their dreams at any age!! We spoke about auditioning, being your authentic self, and some fun behind-the-scenes stories from her Downy, Systane eye drops, and Nissan commercials! Some ins...
It’s the 125th Episode of “Window Chats with Robyn” @windowchatswithrobyn and this episode was full of surprises. You’ve got a potential no-show guest, who was pretty great to chat with, and taught me how to smoke! The one-and-only Victor Jackson On @yellow.wolf.victor
And remember kids - smoking is bad…unless you look cool doing it 😂😛
Shout-outs to Paper Padlock Productions @paperpadlock @dave.m.james @rayhoang_
**Apologies for the tech issues - I’m a second ahead of Mark!**
Mark Manchurek is an actor and social media influencer based in Toronto. He went to the University of Windsor for Film, Media, & Acting and then moved out to Toronto about 4 years ago to pursue his film and acting career further. He has been featured in short films, feature films, and several commercials and has plans to continue his ambitions as an actor in t...
Loved chatting with Dianne Aguilar @dianneaguilar - Fabulous artist and incredible human ❤️
We chat about living in the moment, setting boundaries and self-love, finding your tribe and creating opportunities for yourself, the importance of giving back and so much more! I feel very fulfilled right now!!
Sameer Jafar is a stubborn filmmaker based in Toronto. In his first year of working on set, he made an impressive rise from volunteer production assistant to paid producer. He went on to write and direct several short films that explore universal themes of self-identity and he plans to direct one of his feature screenplays by next year. Sameer continues to grow as an artist, taking different kinds of acting classes which has recent...
And we finally address the actors! From auditioning, to the business of acting, we try to cover it all ❤️
Millie shares advice on actors understanding the business of acting, and shares tips on how to audition - at home and in the room.
We talk about the dreaded “slate” (i.e. saying your name) - slating at the end is their preference.
Rachel touches on some great points with the actor-agent relationship. And Millie shares an exampl...
Why isn’t Millie Tom on social media?
What’s the best platform to be on as an actor, so Casting Directors can find you?
Why don’t all actors have an IMDb page?
Millie and Rachel talk about inclusivity and specificity when creating casting calls. Some great conversation was generated!
Watch Season 7, Episode 4 and join the conversation: https://youtu.be/RbVN92xPCzE
Check out Millie Tom’s projects on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/n...
How important is it to have a mentor? How do you find a mentor? Where can you find a BIPOC Casting Director for a mentor? And why is it important to hire the right Casting Director to authentically tell your story?
Watch Part 3, and find out: https://youtu.be/2XmoQX87Hqk
Or listen here: https://linktr.ee/windowchatswithrobyn
And check out Millie Tom’s projects on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1138387/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1
How do you cast a video game? And what’s it like to audition for a video game? And who has the final say in who books the gig?
Watch Part 2, and find out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dlUDsxAz84
Millie shares her experience with casting a video-game for Ubisoft. And Millie reflects on a past project that she didn’t get the opportunity to cast.
Rachel notes the Casting Directors are artists, and she is Millie’s #1 cheerleader (I...
What does it mean to be a BIPOC Casting Director?
What does it mean to tell a story authentically?
What does it mean to see yourself represented on the big screen?
All these questions, answered!
***WATCH CHAT HERE: https://youtu.be/SxjxPnyjOzg
Other options for ***AUDIO-ONLY here: https://linktr.ee/windowchatswithrobyn
Loved chatting with Matt about his film “Boy City” - check it out at The Royal, Wednesday December 28 at 7pm. Shout-out to some awesome people involved in the film including: Sean Cisterna @seancisterna and Mariah Owen @mariahowen and more!
A little about Matt:
Matthew Karzis is a writer/actor/producer. His debut feature film Boy City premiered at the Whistler Film Festival and will be available for rental on Rogers VOD, Shaw VOD, ...
Maarika Freund is a professionally trained actor who graduated from the University of Toronto with a Specialist's Degree in Theatre. NOW! Magazine once described her as "ultimately formidable". Maarika was also one of the many, many, many women negatively affected by r*pe culture in a pre-#MeToo movement world.
Her new podcast, peaches, with the tagline: "everything I learned while dedicating my life to nev...
It all began when Kathy's elementary school teacher said, "Why don't you write that story down." Forty years and thirty books later, that's exactly what Kathy is still trying to do - write the story. Her many books focus on the Second World War and the Holocaust, and include The Secret of Gabi’s Dresser, Hiding Edith, To Look a Nazi in the Eye, Call Across the Sea, The Brushmaker's Daughter, Broken Strings, and Under the Iron Bridg...
Rachel Salsberg is an actress, writer, and producer.
Since graduating from Seneca College's Acting for Camera and Voice program, Rachel has continued to develop her craft at both The Second City Training Centre and LB Acting Studios. She has acted in television, student, and independent films, as well as in a music video.
In May-June 2022, Rachel co-produced her first short film Movie Night, which she wrote and starr...
TW: The entirety of this chat is two white women consistently talking over each other. Viewer discretion is advised.
Had a lovely time chatting with James Smith (the 184th on IMDb, but the #1 James Smith on "Window Chats with Robyn") ❤️
You are officially listening to a typical phone call that Esther and I have. It's ridiculous and it's all over the place, and that's just how we roll! Enjoy!! Note: no actual tea was spilled during the making of this conversation! 😛
Elisa McRae is a "colourful" BC actor and a hard-working writer. One of her self-published novels sold enough copies that she could pay for one expensive hair cut. Her comedy web series, "Hooray for Hazel" has 5 mini-episodes now streaming on YouTube. Her production company is called Yellowbelt Productions Inc. She has won awards and been nominated for her screenplay writing and for her performances in severa...
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