Five Minutes With Alex Frnka, Lifetime Movies TV Star and Houston Native

by Bob Valleau on December 10, 2020

Actress Alex Frnka has a unicorn of a story to tell about her first professional break. Based in California since college, Frnka has appeared in over 20 Lifetime Movies and numerous TV series (Castle, Bones,...

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Five Minutes With Nickelodeon’s Newest TV Celeb, Texas Teen Star Bryce Gheisar

by Bob Valleau on November 16, 2020

Bryce Gheisar gave up his dream of becoming an Olympic gymnast and traded it for an acting career. So far, it’s paid off. And some. Gheisar is now co-starring in two Nickelodeon TV series (“The...

Five Minutes With Texan Actor Cody Linley

by Bob Valleau on November 12, 2020

Cody Linley is perhaps best known for his role as Jake Ryan (Miley Cyrus' boyfriend) on the Disney Channel's hit TV series "Hannah Montana." However, now 30, in addition to “Hannah Montana,” Linley has many...

Five Minutes With Austin’s Callie Haverda, Teen Netflix Star

by Bob Valleau on October 29, 2020

At just 13, Austin native Callie Haverda already has a long list of acting credits to her name, from national commercials with the likes of Troy Aikman to her latest movie now on Netflix. In...

Revealed: The Secret Sauce of Hollywood’s Original Blockbusters

by Julie Tereshchuk on October 26, 2020

Just how did the great Hollywood studios make doorbusting blockbuster movies back before CGI, drones and other modern day techno wizardry? All is revealed in a first-time collaboration between San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum and...

Five Minutes With Houston Lawyer and Film Producer Derek Potts

by Bob Valleau on August 19, 2020

Derek Potts has always been a film fan. Today, Potts combines his career as a successful litigator--he founded his now national law firm in 2001 out of two rooms as a solo practitioner—with that of...

Five Minutes With Josh Merwin, Founder of the Houston International Sports Film Festival

by Gabi De la Rosa on August 11, 2020

Houston native Josh Merwin has loved sports since he was a young child. As he grew up, Merwin channeled his love for sports through his career as a sports photographer and filmmaker for several media...

Five Minutes With Disney Channel’s Bunk’d Co-Star Mallory James Mahoney, 2020 Update

by Bob Valleau on July 7, 2020

A year has passed since we last spoke with sought-after actress Mallory James Mahoney, and much has happened to this Disney favorite since then. We caught up with Mahoney recently to chat about three of...