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Feb. 4, 2023

Netflix and Chill with Niccolò Messina

The landscape in film distribution has changed dramatically with the advent of video-on-demand streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and Pluto TV, to name a few. But are these the best distribution channels for indep...

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Jan. 22, 2023

The Inner Beauty of Creation with Sofia Milos

In this episode, we chat with Sofia Milos, known for her recurring roles in CSI: Miami, The Sopranos, Friends, ER, and many more. Raised in Switzerland within a traditional Greek-Italian family, she transcended inherited expe...

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Jan. 8, 2023

5 life hacks for creatives, 2023 edition

Ever wondered what it takes to build your own brand? Perhaps the people you’re working with are draining your time, talent, and integrity. Are money and fame all there is to show business, or is there more to real abundance? …

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Nov. 1, 2022

Hollywood Scam: Film accidents and Life Lessons

What happens when a movie that got advanced marketing and distribution turns out to be unsellable? In this season finale and solo episode, I go over my FIRST MISTAKE as an Entertainment Business executive and Company owner an...

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Sept. 27, 2022

The Heart of Presenting with Andrew Eggelton

You do not have to stand on a stage to be a Speaker. Being able to captivate an audience, big or small, can bring about the amplification of success in Business or the Arts. With over 28 years of Public …

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Aug. 14, 2022

Writing a Bestseller with David R. Stokes

David R. Stokes loves American history. And theology. He poured his creative juices into both areas by writing compelling stories and inspirational books. His fictional novels got him published by Random House, with a few of ...

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July 31, 2022

Broadway Bound with Maite Uzal

What if you actually went after your dreams, even if it means leaving the familiar and safe choice behind? This is what Spanish actress Maite Uzal did. And it paid off: from being a lawyer in Spain to moving to …

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July 18, 2022

CRAZY CAT LADY with Garrett Clancy

This episode is not about me. Though many of you know, I have cats. My podcast guest is filmmaker Garrett Clancy, who directed a wonderful new documentary currently in release, CRAZY CAT LADY. It is said that documentaries a...

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July 3, 2022

Winning the Life Game with Keith Mitchell

Keith Mitchell is a star athlete and yogi, a former NFL player who played for the New Orleans Saints. He also was the NFL's highest draft player at the time but then he suffered a spinal injury that put an …

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June 19, 2022

Star Casting with Valerie Mc Caffrey

Is Confidence what makes someone a Hollywood Star? In today’s episode with a seasoned casting director, we dive deep into what is that elusive X-Factor that allows an actor or actress to have a long-term career. Valerie Mc...

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June 5, 2022

The Italian Angle with Marco Valerio Pugini

My podcast is global. We want to highlight artists and talent from all over the world because Hollywood is not just a town. Hollywood is a global film and tv machine and my guest today is Marco Valerio Pugini of …

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May 23, 2022

Yes Man with David Winning

Canadian Director David Winning has shot 43 features, and 29 series, and has 180 TV credits overall. And he has yet to turn down a job. Join me in this inspiring conversation about being the master of your creative fate, …

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May 8, 2022

The Creator Economy with Eric Farber

My guest Eric Farber, founder of Creators Legal, chats with me today about the creator economy, NFTs, and the importance of IP ownership for artists in all areas including podcasters and influencers. Longtime attorney Eric Fa...

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May 2, 2022

Hollywood Scam Exposed with Alexia Melocchi

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW SERIES HOLLYWOOD SCAMS AND HOW IT CAME ABOUT. Let’s Connect! Alexia Melocchi - Website The Heart of Show Business - Website Little Studio Films - Website Shop Our Merchandise! Twitter Instagram Face...

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April 24, 2022

Ignite Possibilities with Sam Humphrey

In this episode of The Heart of Show Business, our host Alexia Melocchi talks with actor and producer Sam Humphrey. Sam is known for his roles in movies like The Greatest Showman or Jeremy the Dud and his equality advocating …

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April 10, 2022

The Art of Living on Purpose with Michael Nitti & Erica Nitti Becker

In this episode of The Heart of Show Business, our host Alexia Melocchi has a great conversation with Michael Nitti and his daughter Erica Nitti, who have worked together on their latest book, “Mastery.” Michael has been a li...

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March 27, 2022

Indie Film Producer with Betsy Sullenger

In this episode of The Heart of Show Business our host Alexia Melocchi talks with fellow experienced producer Betsy Sullenger. Betsy has been in the business for decades and has experience as a producer in features such as Th...

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March 13, 2022

YOU MIGHT FEEL A LITTLE PRICK with Reuben Leder

It is a dream of many best-selling authors to become screenwriters as a means of turning their books into movies. In this episode, you will get a glimpse of the reverse scenario- when a very successful Hollywood screenwriter ...

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Feb. 27, 2022

Inclusion In Hollywood with Craig T. Williams

Today’s guest is a writer and producer Craig T. Williams. In recent years, the conversation about inclusion and diversity in storytelling has gotten louder and stronger. For those who have no idea what the term BIPOC means, t...

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Feb. 14, 2022

Love Journeys with Alexia Melocchi

The Heart of Show Business was created to celebrate trailblazers and changemakers in Hollywood and beyond. In this Valentine’s Day special solo episode, I bring you into my emotional world of the past month, with the loss of ...

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Feb. 6, 2022

Scoring Life with Christopher Tyler Nickel

40 percent of feeling in movies and television is done through music. It is often used to amplify the chemistry between actors or the importance of a scene. And it can also conceal production flaws or poor performances. What’...

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Jan. 23, 2022

Acting Matters with Jonathan Silverman

Prolific actor Jonathan Silverman indirectly defined my movie business career. His hit movie Weekend At Bernie’s was one of the first films we helped distribute overseas. The son of a Rabbi, Jonathan caught the acting bug ear...

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Jan. 9, 2022

2022 Hacks for Creatives with Alexia Melocchi

New Year’s resolutions do not work. Choices do. In this Season 3 Solo podcast, I go over the 10 things that helped my Business and Life in 2021 and that I am carrying over into 2022. I believe them to …

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Dec. 19, 2021

Thank you notes with Erica and Vin Di Bona

Two words - THANK YOU - if truly heartfelt, can open more doors to happiness and success than ever imagined. There is a saying that goes your NETWORK is your NET WORTH. In this podcast episode, my guests, Erica Gerard …

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