Orange is the New Black star Alysia Reiner on Acting, Producing, and Living in the Moment

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WFilm founder, Scarlett Shepard, talked to Alysia Reiner, actress /producer who currently stars in Orange is the New Black as Fig, the tough-as-nails assistant warden everyone loves to hate. Season 6 of Orange is the New Black  is now out on Netflix, and it is renewed for season 7. She […]

Early Hollywood, Inclusion Rider & Increasing Representation

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We have been about representation since day one. For over fourteen years, WFilm has brought over 600 films to audiences, including feature films, short films, animation, docs, and music videos, representing a diverse range of American and international independent filmmakers. My quest started as a budding filmmaker enrolled in the […]

Paola Andrea Ariza talks about the biggest writer festival in the world – ScriptFest/The Great American PitchFest (June 22 & 23) in LA

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WFilm founder, Scarlett Shepard, talks with Paola Andrea Ariza, a Colombian-American filmmaker and screenwriter, who has been writing and producing shorts for the past five years. Her work focuses on strong characters who struggle with questions of identity. Currently, she is working on VICTORIOSO: an hour-long drama that follows a […]

Writer/Director Rolla Selbak talks about her latest TV Series CHOKE

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WFilm founder, Scarlett Shepard, caught up with Rolla Selbak, Writer, Director, and podcaster, to talk about her latest project, CHOKE. For those who aren’t familiar with the project, it’s about a rising MMA star who hides her refugee status from her small American town, and the world. Plans for developing […]

Actress Tanya Wright on the Craft: Acting, Directing, and Writing

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WFilm founder, Scarlett Shepard, caught up with Tanya Wright, actor, director, writer, and entrepreneur. She has appeared on some of the most successful shows of our time: HBO’s True Blood, Netflix’s Orange Is The New Black, NYPD Blue, 24, ER, and The Good Wife. She also wrote, directed, and starred […]