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We are filmmakers based in Los Angeles, we produce and direct films for international markets. All of our team members have immigrated from different countries. We do understand exactly how difficult it is to break in to the industry and gain your own voice!

We have decided that we would like to help our fellow filmmakers from around the world by bringing the Hollywood to them!

We will be releasing content that is either inspiring or filled with very practical knowledge or both. We will share with you knowledge that we and our guests have for producing, financing and distributing independent films and everything that is related to it.

We will also be interviewing stars!

Stay tuned and send us your questions! We would like to hear from you and ask YOUR questions from our guests!

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We are committed to making the World a better place through the power of Film!

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Apr 24, 2019

Take a look at the industry through the eyes of a highly successful film distributor (theatrical and more), film financier André Boissier. Find out what it takes to get your project financed and distributed.
Conversation with Gia Noortas.

Founder, President
Pasatiempo Pictures, Freeman Distribution, Revolutionary...

Apr 14, 2019

Discover the creative process and understand the inspiration of the Royal Painter of China, Zhou Xu. Find out why the famous painter opened up a new chapter in his career now in Hollywood.

Conversation with Gia Noortas. Translated by Zhou Xu’s talented daughter Selinda.

Zhou Xu, (pronounced Joe Shoe), is very famous...

Apr 3, 2019

Discover how to build a career as a talent agent or on the other hand find out how to get an agent. Conversation between Frank Balkin of WPA and Gia Noortas.

Fran Balkin BIO:

Frank Balkin has represented producers, directors, cinematographers, production designers, costume designers, and editors for the past 22 years. A...

Mar 19, 2019

Janet Nepales, journalist and member of HFPA (Golden Globes) interview with Gia Noortas, filmmaker and actress. Janet is originally from Philippines now based in Los Angeles, CA
Gia opens up about her movie "My Husband's Wife" (original title TOKAL), about her life and aspirations, and about The World's Best talent show...

Mar 5, 2019

They discuss his latest feature length documentary Wonders Of The Sea (3D), challenges of documentary filmmaking and environmental issues and solutions.

Jean-Michel Cousteau BIO:

Explorer. Environmentalist. Educator. Film Producer. For more than four decades, Jean-Michel Cousteau has dedicated himself and his vast...