The Walkie Check- A holistic talk with creatives

Layne Marie Williams

I'm a film gal committed to elevating the creative community at large. Join me as I invite fellow filmmakers, entrepreneurs, and artists into the hot seat to learn the ins and outs of thriving in an artistic world. I will create an enjoyable educational experience for our listeners. The short and sweet episodes will pack an impactful punch so that our listeners always walk away having gained new knowledge. This is for the artists, entrepreneurs, and any and all creatives looking for insight and inspiration. I want to connect with movers and shakers to provide them with resources for their own paths. read less

Go for Ashley Joyce
Apr 25 2022
Go for Ashley Joyce
Host: Layne Marie WilliamsDiscussion Points: Zen RoomTwo in the BushShow Sponsors:On Set HeadsetsOn Set Headsets are made of military-grade specs so that they can take on whatever the SPFX department throws at them. Whether it’s inside or outside the studio environment, our products remain durable.The Media ExclusiveMedia Exclusive: Where you are the star of your own business! Your genius is what you are passionate about, it's the whole reason you have a business. No need to worry about Social Media posts and what is currently trending. Allow us, Media Exclusive, to take that stress away from your mind. Media Exclusive will work with you to create consistent on brand posts to increase your visibility allowing YOU to focus on your passions. Learn more at: mediaexclusive.agency Camera Ambassadora one-stop-shop, carrying everything from cameras and lenses to grip trucks and production supplies. Their equipment roster includes high-end brands such as Arri, Red, Canon, Cooke, Zeiss, O’Connor, Small HD, Teradek, and more. They’ve also got you covered with specialty items such as anamorphic lenses, gimbals, and grip trucks.  Learn more about Camera Ambasaddor at www.cameraambassador.com Graphics/Logo: Brynne WasselMusic By: Devin Delaney & Noisefloor LTDOn Set HeadsetsSurveillance Headsets that are perfect for active film work.Camera Ambassador - Rental House in Chica one-stop-shop, carrying everything from cameras and lenses to grip trucks and production supplies.The Media Exclusive Media Exclusive will work with you to create consistent on brand posts to increase your visibility allowing YOU to focus on your passions. Camera Ambassador - Rental House in Chic a one-stop-shop, carrying everything from cameras and lenses to grip trucks and production supplies.
Go for Jessica Tolliver
Nov 2 2021
Go for Jessica Tolliver
In this episode I chat with the amazing Jessica Tolliver. Take a listen as Jessica shares her story working as a black female cinematographer & director. Whether you are an aspiring or veteran filmmaker take a listen as Jessica drops some serious jewels of knowledge we all need to hear. Host: Layne Marie WilliamsShow Sponsors: On Set HeadsetsOn Set Headsets are made of military-grade specs so that they can take on whatever the SPFX department throws at them. Whether it’s inside or outside the studio environment, our products remain durable.FilmcraftWe build premium director's chairs and personalized canvas with quality, comfort, durability and affordability all folded into one. We save production companies time and money on their equipment so they can focus on telling their story.Quasar ScienceQuasar Science exploded onto the scene in 2013 as the world’s 1st Motion Picture compatible LED light bulb company and quickly impacted the lighting industry with its unique form factors, marvelous color spectrum and remarkable customer support. Founded in Hollywood California by a small group of Studio Electrical Lighting Technicians with over 100 years combined experience, the Quasar team understands the high demands of professional lighting on set and on stage. With the lighting technician in mind, Quasar Science continues to design advanced lighting instruments for the Motion Picture, Television and Photographic industries.Graphics/Logo: Brynne WasselMusic By: Devin Delaney & Noisefloor LTDQuasar Science Advanced lighting solutions by lighting technicians. Creating Art with Fewer LimitationsFilmcraft Our partnerships and collaborations are at the heart of everything we do! On Set Headsets Surveillance Headsets that are perfect for active film work.
Go for Colette Gabriel
Aug 27 2021
Go for Colette Gabriel
In this episode we chat with the incredible Colette Gabriel. Take a listen as Colette shares her journey thus far in her film career behind the camera. Learn tips and tricks for renting out the best gear you can for your project from this expert at  Keslow Camera. Colette Gabriel has been an active member of the filmmaking community for nearly 20 years.  Her focus has always been on cameras, from working on set as a film loader in Hollywood to running Keslow Camera Chicago.  She also volunteers her time as a board director of Filmscape Chicago, the midwest’s only trade show dedicated to providing free education and resources to the film and television community.Additionally, we chat about Filmscape Chicago a wonderful event that will be taking place in Chicago (in person & virtually!!) Aug 28 & 29th in Chicago. Be sure to check it out to learn more about the latest & greatest film gear out there while connecting with like-minded professionals in the film industry. You don't want to miss it! Host: Layne Marie Williams Show Sponsor: Filmscape Chicago Filmscape's 2021 show is right around the corner, this August 28 and 29th! Filmscape brings together top manufacturers, local professionals, and instructors - and every part of it is completely free. This year, they are offering classes on everything from lighting, grip and camera to intellectual property law, audio, and virtual production! There's really something for everyone.Graphics/Logo: Brynne WasselMusic By: Devin Delaney & Noisefloor LTD
Go for Regina Hoyles
Jul 7 2021
Go for Regina Hoyles
In this episode we will introduce Regina Hoyles to you. We will discuss everything from women in film to different paths to making a dream a reality. Regina Hoyles was born and raised in the south suburbs of Chicago, IL, Regina Hoyles is an award-winning actor, writer, and producer who got her start in the entertainment industry as early as nine years old. She is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where she received her BFA in Drama and minored in the Business of Entertainment. Regina created NAPS, an original web series which screened at festivals such as the NYC Webfest and NYU’s Fusion Film Festival. Regina wrote, produced, directed, and starred in her first short film entitled ADULLAM which premiered as an official selection in the 2020 Bentonville Film Festival and is now airing on REVOLT TV’s anthology series, “Short and Fresh”. Adullam was awarded Best Black Lens Film at the 2020 Sidewalk Film Festival as well as Best Narrative Film in the 2020 Argo’s Untold Stories Short Film Awards. She is the Founder/Producer of her production company RLH Productions, which serves to highlight the work of emerging artists of color, particularly amplifying Black voices and all their complexities across genres. She produced the short film TENDER (dir. Felicia Pride) which received the Lionsgate/STARZ Producer Award at the Blackstar Film Festival. As an actor, she can be seen featured on shows such as THE MARVELOUS MS. MAISEL (Amazon), THE CHI (Showtime), ALL RISE (CBS) and  9-1-1: LONE STAR (FOX). Regina is currently based in Los Angeles, CA.Regina HoylesAdullamHosts: Layne Marie Williams & Kat GorospeShow Sponsor: Filmcraft We build premium director's chairs and personalized canvas with quality, comfort, durability and affordability all folded into one. We save production companies time and money on their equipment so they can focus on telling their story.Graphics/Logo: Brynne WasselMusic By: Devin Delaney & Noisefloor LTDFilmcraft Our partnerships and collaborations are at the heart of everything we do!