Join Ulrike Seminati with her guest, Diane Foster, award-winning American actress-singer-dancer-producer and founder of WallyBird Productions based in Los Angeles. Tune in to this refreshing and highly self-empowering message of self-love and learn how you can better leverage your inner strength.
Diane’s vulnerable yet relatable story inspires by her thorough belief that we can find purpose by channeling and overcoming life's pains. Going through hardship and overcoming numerous obstacles, Diane never gave up and built up a successful business as a film producer in L.A. Get insights into her secrets of thriving in a strongly male-dominated environment and get inspired by her amazing energy on how to overcome obstacles and reach for the stars.
The only person who can make a real difference to your life is you and understanding how much power lies in this seemingly simple message is the first crucial step towards achieving even the most ambitious goals.
About Diane Foster:
Diane Foster is a multi-hyphenate award winning American actor-director-producer. Diane starred in & produced the Tribeca Film Festival Official Selection feature "IOWA" with Rosanna Arquette, John Savage, & Michael T. Weiss. During the making of "IOWA", Foster spent five years investigating the meth epidemic in Middle America, which lead to the documentary "Dying for Meth", awarded Best Documentary at the Prism Awards and nominated alongside public service campaigns CBS' “Cares” and NBC's “The More You Know”.
In 2018, Diane launched her own production company, WallyBird Productions, to create all forms and genres of media worldwide, fostering diversity and equality. Under the WallyBird banner, the company has made; "SHIRi", winner of the prestigious Stage 32 Short Film Contest and screened at Oscar qualifying Hollyshorts Film Festival and Raindance in the UK, "Make A Wish" that was accepted at over 130 film festivals worldwide, the documentary "I Am America" about the Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC) and awarded a 15K grant to give back to the ICWC for underprivileged and undocumented youth as part of the Women Excel Project, and the short film, "Dissonance", that donated fundraising efforts to “The Trevor Project”, the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to LGBTQ+ young people under 25. She recently wrapped on her feature film directorial debut "Easter, Bloody Easter". The film is a horror-comedy and is currently in post production.
Diane resides in Los Angeles and is a single mother to two awesome tennagers. She is committed to creating projects with diverse talent, gender equality, and creating the teams responsible for films that push the envelope with high entertainment value and substance.
Outline of the Episode:
] A production company that fosters equality and diversity
] The challenges to overcome to become a female filmmaker
] If you believe in yourself you can achieve what you want
] Finding the power within yourself
] Saying no and trusting your intuition
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