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Film Things with Sol Studios

28 EpisodesProduced by Sol StudioWebsite

The Sol Studio Podcast provides insight to the NM film and television industry as it applies to local actors. Listeners will be treated to tips and tricks from professionals who have spent years working in the acting business. Sol owner Ron Weisberg and Sol blogger Ashley Ward will also give in-dept… read more

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Ep. 29 - The Stay Connected Podcast!

April 9th, 2020


Ron and Ashley talk about ways to stay connected while PHYSICAL distancing.  During these trying times we should do our best to stay socially close …

Ep. 28 - Processing What Now...

March 21st, 2020


Ron and Ashley discuss the new world we find ourselves in and why creativity, self expression and empathy are more important than ever. 

Ep. 27 - The Joy of Filmmaking: An Interview with Matthew McDuffie

March 12th, 2020


Ron and Ashley talk with UNM Filmmaking Professor/Professional Movie Maker Matthew McDuffie.   Matthew talks about the joy that comes from creating your own work and how his upcoming 3-Minutes Production Lab will help …

Ep. 26 - Lead vs. Supporting Roles

March 5th, 2020


Ron, Ashley and Chris break down the differences between leading and supporting roles and the responsibilities of both.  As producers, directors and …

Ep. 25 - Brad Lemack Part 2 (Powerhouse Unplugged)

February 18th, 2020


Part 2 of an epic interview with Brad Lemack.  Ron, Ashley and Brad discuss the sustainability of the New Mexico film industry and how well trained actors can save filmmakers money and create more opportunities for …

Ep. 24 - Changing the Narrative with Special Guest Brad Lemack

February 5th, 2020


In this episode of the Film Things with Sol Studios podcast, Ron and Ashley and LA talent manager Brad Lemack discuss how actors in New Mexico can …

Ep. 23 - 2020 Vision!

January 7th, 2020


Ron and Ashley talk about getting going in 2020 and all the good stuff happening in NM film and television!

Ep. 22 - Filmmakers Series 1: A Conversation with Andy Kastelic

December 22nd, 2019


This podcast is dedicated to the actors' best friend, Film Makers! People should be grateful over the holidays for all the people out there creating …

Ep. 21 Audition Podcast!!!

December 8th, 2019


Ron Weisberg and Ashley Ward sit down to talk all things auditioning!  Listen to learn booking tips and tricks and get a sneak peak of the upcoming 2 Week Audition Bootcamp featuring 3 different teachers and one …

Ep. 20 Animation Voiceover with Michelle Campbell

November 30th, 2019


In our 20th episode Ron talks with Michelle Campbell about the voiceover industry and the her upcoming Animation Voiceover Workshop. 

Ep. 19 Writing The Horror Movie: An Interview with Scotty Milder

October 21st, 2019


Ron talks with local writer and filmmaker Scotty Milder on the process of writing horror, the misconceptions surrounding the genre and his upcoming class 'Writing the Horror Movie'. 

Ep. 18 Staged Combat Dojo - An Interview with Mike Kirby

October 6th, 2019


Ron interviews 'Staged Combat Dojo' instructor Mike Kirby about his upcoming class and the art of combat on camera. 

Ep. 17 Interview with Dirk Norris (Part 2)

October 2nd, 2019


Part two of an interview with executive Director of NM Film Foundation Dirk Norris.

Ep. 16 Interview with Dirk Norris (Part 1)

September 24th, 2019


Part one of an interview with executive Director of NM Film Foundation Dirk Norris.

Ep. 15 AFMX with Ivan Weiner

September 14th, 2019


An in-depth look at the upcoming Albuquerque Film and Music Experience with Executive Director Ivan Weiner

Ep. 14 Interview with Brad Lemack

September 2nd, 2019


Ron interviews LA talent manager Brad Lemack on building a career as an actor in 2019. 

Ep. 13 Ron and Chris talk Basil Hoffman

August 22nd, 2019


Ron Weisberg and Chris Ranney discuss Hollywood acting legend Basil Hoffman and how he has changed their careers.  Basil comes to town this weekend …

Ep. 12 Creating Content Today - Interview with Todd Felderstein

August 7th, 2019


Ron interviews LA based writer, director, producer, and Actors Studio photography teacher Todd Felderstein.  Together Ron and Todd take an in depth look into what it means to be a content creator today. 

Ep. 11 Student Spotlight - Interview with Giancarlo Beltran

August 1st, 2019


Ron and Ashley interview Sol Student Giancarlo Beltran on his experiences at the studio and how he broke into the NM film and television industry. 

Ep. 10 Method Acting Interview with Rachel Bailit

July 18th, 2019


Ron interviews Stasberg Institute Teacher Rachel Bailit about the famous Method Acting Technique and her upcoming workshop at the Sol Studio.

Ep. 9 Meisner Technique with Quinn Mander

July 12th, 2019


Ron interviews upcoming Intro to Meisner Technique teacher Quinn Meisner on the ins and outs of this historic technique.  

Ep. 8 Acting from a Young Age

July 4th, 2019


Ron travels to LA and interviews actor Carlos Moreno and director Tamar Helpern about the benefits of training from a young age.  This extended episode includes audition information for young men in their 20's at the …

Ep. 7 Character Essence with Vic Browder

June 19th, 2019


An interview with NM actor/director and upcoming Sol teacher Vic Browder on the importance of character essence. 

Ep. 6 Listening and Taking Direction

June 12th, 2019


Ron and Ashley talk about the importance listening and taking direction as an actor.  Directors and casting directors are looking for attentive and flexible actors.  Learn how to be more present and adaptable in the …

Ep. 5 Developing Youth

May 30th, 2019


Ron and Ashley discuss the impact of performance training on young minds and the importance of acting classes in regards you youth development. 

Ep. 4 Monologues! An Interview with Basil Hoffman

May 26th, 2019


Everything you need to know about Monologues and an interview with the monologue master - Basil Hoffman!  

Ep. 3 Jump Into Acting in Movies and Television

May 16th, 2019


Sol owners Chris Ranney and Ron Weisberg discuss the process of breaking into the on camera acting industry.

Ep. 2 The Business of Acting

May 8th, 2019


Ron and Ashley offer business tips for actors looking to work professionally then dive into the upcoming Brad Lemack workshop 'The New Business of Acting'.

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