The Act One Podcast provides insight and inspiration on the business and craft of Hollywood from a Christian perspective.

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Episode 34: Nathan Scoggins

Nathan is the writer/director of the film, WHAT REMAINS. The film tells the story of a  small town pastor who is forced to reckon with an act of forgiveness when the convict he forgave for murdering his wife returns to town five years later, while the town sheriff investigates another…
ChrisDalton
November 30, 2022
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Episode 33: Paul Guyot

Paul has written and produced more than 200 hours of television. His work includes the JJ Abrams created FELICITY, the Emmy-winning JUDGING AMY, and LEVERAGE for TNT which won back-to-back People’s Choice Awards. Guyot served as Co-Executive Producer on THE LIBRARIANS, including taking over all showrunning duties for Season Two.…
ChrisDalton
July 14, 2022
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Episode 32: Michael Warren

Michael Warren began his career writing for television as executive story consultant on the classic television show, HAPPY DAYS. He then went to Warner Bros. where he was an executive producer on PERFECT STRANGERS. He also co-created and executive produced two of the longest running shows on ABC television: STEP…
ChrisDalton
June 21, 2022
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Episode 31: Eboni Freeman

Eboni Freeman is a native Angelino who got her start in the television industry working for FOX Sports. While at FOX, she won an Emmy for her work on the 2015 Women’s World Cup. In 2016, Eboni was chosen as a Sundance Episodic Fellow and was also selected for WeForShe’s…
ChrisDalton
June 9, 2022
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Episode 30: Arthur Anderson

Arthur Anderson began his film career while attending the University of South Carolina. Because of his background in live radio comedy sketches, local advertising agencies hired him to develop comedic radio and television commercials to promote their clients’ products. In his junior year at USC, Arthur opened a successful commercial…
ChrisDalton
May 3, 2022
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Episode 29: Quinton Peeples

Quinton Peeples was born in San Angelo, Texas, raised in nearby Abilene and remained there until 1984. His vision of pursuing a career as a painter was quickly falling apart and he found himself answering a different call – the entertainment business. He arrived in Los Angeles immediately following the…
ChrisDalton
April 9, 2022
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Episode 28: James and Karen Covell

James Covell is an award winning composer who writes music for Film, Television, Theatre and the Concert Hall. Karen Covell is an independent producer of film and television, as well as the founding Director of the Hollywood Prayer Network. The Covells have co-authored three books: How To Talk About Jesus…
ChrisDalton
February 9, 2022
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Episode 27: Brian Baugh

Brian Baugh is a director, screenwriter, and producer known for creating socially relevant and inspiring human stories that cross genres. He has spent the majority of his time working in feature films, but also has extensive experience in television, commercials, documentaries, and web content. He had an eclectic upbringing from…
ChrisDalton
February 1, 2022