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Movie Baking: The Indie Work-At-Home-Parent Filmmaker

Movie Baking: The Indie Work-At-Home-Parent Filmmaker


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Filmmaking is bizarre. Parenthood is wild. Create a lifestyle that includes both.

This informative and witty collection of essays and articles takes the Stay-At-Home-Parent transformative reality, the Work-At-Home creativity, and the Indie-Filmmaker pure kick-ass grit and blends it together for a unique philosophy on the family filmmaking unit. This book addresses the growing trend of parents and artists with lifestyle obligations. And tells you to put those fears away and tackle issues as they come.

Broken up into 7 sections: Basics of the #IWAHPF, Family & Parenthood, Producing, Writing, Acting, Film Festivals, And Industry Culture - this book includes several articles per section including contributions from her husband/producing partner/writing partner Ryan Schwartzman

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ISBN-13: 9781734673128
Publisher: Little Sister Entertainment
Publication date: 03/20/2020
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.27(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

A Grown Up

Jennica Schwartzman, Managing Partner at Purpose Pictures Productions, Co-Founder of Little Sister Entertainment, and a member of The Producers Guild of America, Screen Actors Guild, and Moms-In-Film, loves tackling a project from idea to distribution as a multi-hyphenate actress-writer-producer.

Jennica led the AMC Theatres release “Parker’s Anchor” opposite Chris Marquette (Fanboys, Just Friends, The Girl Next Door), took home the top award from Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival, and captivated audiences with her disarming charm. In the same year, she led the sex-trafficking crime drama “Ridge Runners” (Indican/Lionsgate) as Detective Rachel Willow on a journey of rededication to law enforcement opposite Austin Haley (One Life To Live, Another World). This leading actress accompanied family favorite “Gordon Family Tree” (Richard Karn, Corbin Bernsen) and the music-centered drama “Before The Lights Come Up” (Ryan Schwartzman) on their award-winning nation-wide festival tours and garnering the highest honor from The Dove Foundation. Recently, she shared the small screen with Rob Schneider (The Real Rob, Netflix), Damon Wayans (Lethal Weapon, FOX), Matt Peters (American Princess, Lifetime), and Lucas Till (MacGyver pilot, CBS).

Jennica has been published in the Producers Guild Magazine “Produced By,” Legacy Arts Magazine,
Paragon Road, Bustle, and she is a guest writer for the acclaimed entertainment industry websites
MsInTheBiz.com, FilmmakingStuff.com, Artemis Motion Pictures’ #WomenKickAss Forum, and WomenandHollywood.com. She has been invited to speak on film festival panels and is a workshop teacher for The International Family Film Festival’s Road Scholars intergenerational filmmaking camp. Jennica has produced ten feature film releases in her first twelve years in Los Angeles. Jennica Schwartzman’s multi-state theatrical releases and recent Walmart-exclusive deal have influenced Jennica to reach out and educate the next generation of filmmakers on the changing face of the film industry. Jennica and her husband /producing partner /writing partner Ryan have two kiddos and reside in Hollywood.

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