Episode Thirty-One: Directing Your PR Campaign
We feel that we really can’t talk too much about publicity since it is the key to getting your film seen and distributed. In this digital age there are many opportunities to take advantage of new publicity mediums such as social networking tools. Come listen as we banter with director Jenine Mayring about press releases, Twitter and our OT topic, Star Wars.
Jenine Mayring- Producer/Director/Writer
Born and raised in the Big Apple, award-winning multi-hyphenate Jenine Mayring began her career as a stage actor. Today, she is a producer/director/writer and President of Brooklyn Girl Productions. Jenine has won numerous awards including a Davey Award and a Telly Award. Her producer/director credits range from theater in New York to films and commercials in Los Angeles. Simone, a psychological thriller that she wrote, produced and directed, had its world premiere at the 2009 LA Femme Film Festival and was nominated for Best Short Thriller at the 2010 Trail Dance Film Festival. Jenine produced the award-winning documentary From Silence to Sound (Best Inspirational Documentary, New York International Film Festival) which tells the miraculous story of a deaf man who hears for the first time at age 27 (available on IndieFlix and Amazon). A former American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter and instructor, Jenine’s credits as an ASL consultant include the hit TV shows ER and Nip/Tuck. Jenine earned her bachelor’s degree in Theater Arts (Acting & Directing) from the State University of New York at New Paltz (alma mater of John Turturro) in only three years. Prior to that, she graduated with honors from the prestigious Brooklyn Technical High School with a major in Graphic Communications.
A certified SCUBA diver, tennis player and four-time marathoner, Jenine lives in West Hollywood.
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Jeremy McGovern- Producer
Jeremy McGovern was born and raised in Pueblo, Colorado. From a young age McGovern showed a knack for the arts and his interest was cultivated by his Grandmother (a prominent local artist). In Colorado McGovern was accepted to and finished several rigorous art programs with honors. After graduation McGovern took his first independent leap into the business world when he owned and operated his own successful business and founded a non-profit organization while attending Colorado State University where he studied Clinical Psychology and Biology.