Activist-Filmmaker Ethan Paisley Launches Campaign for “The Bystander Effect”

Acclaimed activist and filmmaker Ethan Paisley is tackling what it means to be an active bystander in his upcoming film, The Bystander Effect, which kicked off its crowdfunding campaign launch earlier this week with a mysterious, pink stick figure making its way around social media. According to IMDb, The Bystander Effect is about Evan, a young queer man, who … Continue reading Activist-Filmmaker Ethan Paisley Launches Campaign for “The Bystander Effect”

Isabelle Fries in her Element: Singer, Songwriter, and Humanitarian

  Inspired by the music of Amy Winehouse, Elton John, The Lumineers, and Maggie Rodgers, Isabelle Fries blends the modern with the classic. A recent graduate of USC has just released her fourth single, "All We Had," a song about the people in life and the promise of always being there for them, no matter … Continue reading Isabelle Fries in her Element: Singer, Songwriter, and Humanitarian

Conversing with Composer Fischer King

The EP of Fischer King is out today! It's beautiful, thought-provoking, and urges one to confront the darkest parts of oneself in order to reach the most significant characteristics -- in other words, the painful process of self-discovery is worth it. There is both beauty and darkness from the latest music from Brad Fischer of … Continue reading Conversing with Composer Fischer King

The Artistry of Melanie Mills of Melanie Mills Hollywood

  So, who exactly is Melanie Mills? Firstly, she's a talented Makeup Artist who is never afraid to take the next step. With over 20 years on Hollywood sets, Emmy award-winning celebrity makeup artist Melanie Mills of Melanie Mills Hollywood is one of Hollywood’s leading makeup and beauty experts. Currently nominated for a Daytime Emmy … Continue reading The Artistry of Melanie Mills of Melanie Mills Hollywood

The Offbeat Artist: Exclusive with Kevin Von Holtermann

Who is Kevin Von Holtermann? He's passionate, intense, and incredibly talented. When starting out, he spent 17 years in Philadelphia working as a hairstylist and making music — writing it and playing it. He excels at the arts and has the work to prove it. As a child, he struggled with ADHD, but he never let it … Continue reading The Offbeat Artist: Exclusive with Kevin Von Holtermann

Staying Golden with Serena Laurel: Actress and Musician for Gemma Magazine

Serena Laurel is an award-winning actress, singer-songwriter, influencer, and model. She is best known for her lead role as "Lucy" in the feature film "Summertime Dropouts" (release date July 2019) directed by Jhene Chase with Quinton Aaron from the "Blindside," international punk sensation Simple Plan produced by Winter State Entertainment. Serena was also awarded best … Continue reading Staying Golden with Serena Laurel: Actress and Musician for Gemma Magazine