Prime Focus: Interviews with Melanie Wise & Amy DeLouise

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Melanie Wise

Melanie Wise is one of the Co-Founder of the Artemis Women In Action Film Festival. This film festival is the only one of its kind that is dedicated to honoring female driven action films, the men and women who pioneered them, those who contributed to the success of the genre, and the undiscovered talent of the future. This year the film festival will honor Paul Feig, Zoe Bell, Yancy Butler, Dayna Grant, Heidi Moneymaker and Jessie Graff.

Amy DeLouise

Amy DeLouise is a director and producer with more than 20 years experience, she is a sought-after public speaker, seminar leader, nonprofit board coach, and video content producer–and someone who can plug in to any leadership team and help get the work done.  Prior to launching her independent director/producer/speaker practice, Amy led an award-winning multimedia production company for 15 years, and garnered more than 40 of the top creative awards in the industry.  She is a recipient of the prized Woman of Vision Leadership Award from the 1,000-member DC Chapter of Women in Film & Video and was named a Washington Area Woman-Owned Small Business Leader by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council.  She is a graduate of Yale University, with a B.A. with Distinction in English.

Music on This Episode

  • Kathryn Bostic

  • Laura Karpman

  • Lauren Buchter