This past Thursday I had the HUGE privilege of being interviewed by Mr. Robert Sims on his radio show, Lights, Camera, Austin,which airs on KOOP 97.1 FM, about my video, Native Plant Avengers, which was selected to be part of the “Lights. Camera. Help” Focus on Good Film Festival. Also on the radio show were two really terrific people…Mr. Aaron Bramley founder of the film festival and Ms. Brandy Amstel, another filmmaker whose short film, In Her Shoes, was also selected for the film festival.
Mr. Sims is a really nice man and was so kind to me. I was a bit nervous before we went on the air but Mr. Sims assured me that he wouldn’t ask me any “60-Minutes” type questions! A few minutes before our segment of the show was to begin, Mr. Sims lead us into the studio which was amazing. The door leading into the studio is very heavy and I really got a sense of the sound-proof nature of the room once the door closed. Putting on the headphones and positioning the mike in front of me was so cool. All I could think to myself was, “Oh wow! This is big-time!” Once we went “live”, I felt a lot more relaxed and the interview went great. A recording of the interview is posted here.
My video will premiere at the film festival this coming Wednesday at 7:00PM at the Spirit of Texas Theater at the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum. Be sure to come out and support a really great cause!
Thank you, Mr. Sims, for having me on your radio show…and another big thank you to Mr. Bramley for selecting my video to be part of the “Lights. Camera. Help.” Focus on Good Film Festival!
Update: Thanks Lady Bird Wildflower Center for featuring “Native Plant Avengers” in your September 2012 newsletter. And thanks too iWire, the monthly online newsletter for invasive plants and pests in Texas, for mentioning my video and the “Lights. Camera. Help.” Film Festival in your August 2012 newsletter.