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I am someone who was born with a less than conservative mind set (yes, I said born with) and, growing up in a very conservative area, I found my life filled with conflict and adversity. At an early age I decided that I wanted to experience people and the world independently from society so I could form my own opinions. Other people telling me how I should think and feel about people who were not like me, never sat very well with me. My adventurous spirit has taken me places most would dare not go.
My experiences have made me an advocate for the persecuted, stereotyped, and misunderstood; the underdog and I have a great appreciation for diversity.
I didn’t always pursue a career in media. I earned a Bachelor's degree in science and a Masters in Management. I have worked in numerous fields, unrelated to the film industry, but have maintained creativeness and art as a hobby, until now.
I began my career as a director when I met Kristen DiAngelo and began writing and directing commercial content for her website. The working relationship that we established resulted in a creative flow of ideas that went beyond content for a website and developed into a documentary about the adult industry, with the potential of a series of documentaries to follow. Thus, the birth of “America Courtesans” and the christening of my journey as a director.
Kristen DiAngelo and I will be attending the Sacramento International Film Festival taking place Saturday April 20th through Sunday April 28th. We’re excited to be attending and look forward to seeing a lot of films and meeting a lot of people.
We are looking to network with film professionals in the Northern California area. We plan on shooting our next film, which will be a narrative, exclusively in the Sacramento area and would like to connect with local talent.
We plan on…Continue
While the idea for American Courtesans may have been sparked by a visit to an S&M club in NYC (see http://www.americancourtesans.com/about2.php); the actual creation took place on the opposite coast in Sacramento CA. Our company, Centex Enterprises, is located here in Sacto.
Kristen DiAngelo (Producer) and I began writing and brainstorming our documentary here. It went together quickly, taking only a couple of weeks…Continue