Hollywood Hustle Podcast

Hollywood Hustle Podcast

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Welcome to the Hollywood Hustle Podcast, a weekly show where an aspiring Actor and Screenwriter set out to educate and inspire artists and entrepreneurs all over the world with the stories and challenges of those hustling towards success. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/daniel-tuttel/support


88 - Team Hustle #13: New Team Member, Resolution Check-In & A New Partner Partner Quiz (a.k.a. Michael is a Jerk)!!
Jun 18 • 63 min
We are closing out the first half of the Hustle year with a fun and exciting new Team Hustle. In T.H. #13 we introduce our newest Team Member, Actress, Producer, Model & Professional Cosplayer, Lenox Knight to the League of Hustle. We are incredibly…
87 On the Other Side of the Casting Table w/Commercial Casting Director Danielle Eskinazi
Jun 11 • 62 min
Daniel and Michael had the pleasure to sit down with award-winning Casting Director, Danielle Eskinazi to discuss what it’s like on the other side of the casting table. We talk about the differences between Commercial and Theatrical Castings, what…
SIDE HUSTLE: On the Road to Warner Bros. Studio and Unemployment ft. a preview of Ep. 87 w/ Danielle Eskinazi
Jun 5 • 38 min
This time Daniel is the one on the road as Michael & He take advantage of Anchor.FM’s call recording feature once more to update each other on their separate hustles. Daniel discusses starting his new job at Warner Bros. Studio, Moving and the fun of…
86. - An Entertainment Lawyer Answers All of Our Questions w/ Mark Pearson from ARC Law Group
May 28 • 75 min
Daniel and Michael had the pleasure to try and seem knowledgable about contracts, residuals and other legal topics that you’d find in the entertainment industry with the ACTUALLY knowledgable Mark Pearson from ARC Law Group. Mark Pearson is a principal…
SIDE HUSTLE: Two Steps Forward, One Wedding Venue Back PLUS a Preview of Ep. 86 w/ Ent. Lawyer Mark Pearson
May 21 • 40 min
Daniel & Michael once again utilize Anchor.FM’s call recording feature to update each other on their separate hustles. Michael discusses some challenges that have recently occurred regarding his wedding and how he closed out “19 Years Later” while Daniel…
85 - Team Hustle #12: The Actor Hustle and Michael Lutheran (w/ Guest Lenox Knight)
May 7 • 86 min
It’s been a while, but, we are back with a new Team Hustle episode, and in this one we are talking Michael Lutheran and Acting in Los Angeles. Coming for the ride is guest Co-Host, Lenox Knight (Actor/Producer/Model). In this episode we talk in-depth with…
SIDE HUSTLE: From the Car to the Podcast PLUS a Tease for Ep. 85!!
Apr 30 • 32 min
This week Michael and Daniel made were determined to record a Side Hustle, what ever it took. To make it happen they had to utilize Anchor.FM’s call recording feature. Michael contacted Daniel from his car and the two made the Side Hustle happen, with a…
84 - The Super Hero and The (CW’s) Supernatural w/ Showrunner’s Assistant, Meghan Fitzmartin
Apr 23 • 101 min
Today, Daniel & Michael sit down with Supernatural Showrunner Assistant, Writer & Podcaster: Meghan Fitzmartin. Some of the hardest positions to get your foot into is in production and writer’s offices. Writer’s Assistant, Writer’s PA, Showrunner…
SIDE HUSTLE: Harry Potter, Hardships, Hustle. PLUS a Preview of Ep. 84 w/ Meghan Fitzmartin (Showrunner Assistant on SUPERNATURAL, Screenwriter & Podcast Producer)
Apr 16 • 64 min
Michael and Daniel were able to get back together and catch up! This week Daniel gets real about the stresses of finding a job and feeling like he’s not doing enough. Luckily, Michael is there to offer some great support and a great support statement. We…
Ep 83: YouTube 101: How to Survive & Thrive on YouTube w/ BrandonDoesEverything
Apr 9 • 91 min
Get ready to Like, Subscribe and slam that Notification Button!!! There are so many people out there who think about starting their own YouTube channel, but they are always wondering: What do I need to start? How do I grow? What do I need to do to be…
SIDE HUSTLE: Family Time and Fantasy Time. PLUS a Preview of Ep. 83 w/ Brandon Colleymore (YouTuber: BrandonDoesEverything & VYBE)
Apr 2 • 31 min
This week Michael and Daniel just could not get together. Michael is knee deep in rehearsal for the Hollywood Fringe Festival every night and Daniel had family visiting from Texas, so, needless to say they each had to record their updates separately and…
Special Hustle: How to Collaborate and Crowdfund w Heather Dowling and Michelle Barton
Mar 23 • 44 min
DONATE TO “DOWN THE MIDDLE” : www.DownTheMiddleSeries.com, Campaign ends March 27th!! SURPRISE!!! We have a special episode and released early. Daniel had the pleasure of sitting down with The Actors, Writers, Producers and Creators of the female-led…
82: How To Hustle For What You Love w/ Nicole G Leier
Mar 19 • 72 min
Today, Daniel & Michael sit down with Actress & Director: Nicole G. Leier. Nicole is originally from Vancouver, Canada, but, now she finds any reason to travel all over and be creative. As an independent producer and director, she has produced award…
SIDE HUSTLE: Getting the Work Done. PLUS a Preview of Ep. 82 w/ Nicole G. Leier (Actress & Director)
Mar 12 • 54 min
This week Michael and Daniel discuss what keeps them from getting the work done. What holds them back from setting down and working? We offer tips to make sure you are able to be productive as well as offer updates on our hustle and what is inspiring us…
81 - How to Come to America with $500 and Survive: The Strength and Beauty of Model, Actress & Entrepreneur Katarina Van Derham
Mar 5 • 89 min
Today Daniel & Michael sit down with Model, Actress & Entrepreneur: Katarina Van Derham. Katarina moved to the US from Slovakia with only $500 in her pocket. Using her brains, strength and natural beauty Katarina built an amazing modeling career, then…
SIDE HUSTLE: And the Winner Goes To… PLUS a Preview of Ep. 81 w/ Katarina Van Derham (Model, Entrepreneur and Actress)
Feb 26 • 56 min
This week Michael and Daniel offer updates on their Hustles, and what is inspiring them this week. For this week’s main topic: Daniel and Michael discuss the 91st Academy Awards aka The Oscars, recording before the award show aired, Michael and Daniel…
80: Audition Psych and the Anti-Hustle w/Michael Kostroff from HBO’s The Wire
Feb 12 • 90 min
*Warning this Episode is Rated an 80’s PG-13 for Some Strong Language. Today Daniel & Michael sit down with Actor, Author, and Audition Coach: Michael Kostroff. Michael’s career is the epitome of the phrase “Hey, I know that guy!” because he is the…
SIDE HUSTLE: Assistants, Auditions & Actors. PLUS a Preview of Ep. 80 w/ Michael Kostroff (Actor, Author and Audition Coach)
Feb 5 • 62 min
Michael and Daniel get together again to offer updates on their hustles, discuss what has inspired their hustle recently and offer some motivational hustle statements. For this week’s main topic: To follow our most recent, and amazing interview with,…
79: From Intern to Creative Executive w/ Hillary Levi from Ellation
Jan 29 • 81 min
It’s our first interview of 2019 and it is a great one In this amazing episode we follow the industry journey from Intern to Executive of Creative Executive, Hillary Levi. The hard work put in, dealing with great (and not-so great) bosses and how…
SIDE HUSTLE:Hustle Updates & “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”. PLUS a Preview of Ep. 79 w/ Hillary Levi (Creative Executive & Podcaster)
Jan 22 • 57 min
This week Michael and Daniel get together to offer updates on their hustles, discuss what has inspired their hustle recently and offer some motivational hustle statements. For this week’s main topic: Daniel and Michael discuss the breakout hit Spider-Man:…
78 - Team Hustle #12: “Unbreakable” commentary, comics, early 2000’s and More!!
Jan 14 • 129 min
“Now that we know who you are… I know who I am.” - Elijah Prince “Wait, they’re opening the season with a Team Hustle episode?”, is what we are sure you just asked yourself out-loud in front several people, causing an awkward moment of silence between…
SIDE HUSTLE: New Year Resolutions! PLUS a Preview of Ep. 78, Team Hustle Commentary on “Unbreakable”.
Jan 8 • 77 min
This week we bring you our first episode of 2019 in the form of our first Side Hustle 2.0!!! After premiering our Side Hustle episodes last year and Michael doing an incredible job with them, we wanted to begin utilizing them better in the overall…
Hustle Replay: Ep. 60 - The Social Media Hustle w/ Buffer’s Brian G. Peters
Dec 20, 2018 • 67 min
This week we continue to look back at season two with one of Daniel’s favorite episodes. Team Hustle has been using the third party social media app, Buffer, since the beginning of the show to assist with our social media posting. From there we discovered…
Hustle Replay: Ep. 51 - Team Hustle #7: Inside Podcasting
Dec 13, 2018 • 123 min
While we are still on our holiday hiatus, Michael and Daniel wanted to look back on this season and each take turns picking an episode or series that impacted them the most. First up is Michael’s pick. Earlier this season we had the privalidge of…
BONUS EPISODE - Bean Boozled 2: A New Bean
Nov 20, 2018 • 46 min
After our “Year in Review” conversation Michael & Daniel decided to bring back a fan favorite game, Bean Boozled. Alyssa Carter & Alexandra Boylan joined Daniel, Michael and Mike Tobias in some fun and eating of some disgusting beans in this incredibly…
77 - Team Hustle #11: 2018 Year In Review (Season 2 Finale)
Nov 13, 2018 • 109 min
This year has been an incredible year of change and growth for the show and Team Hustle. We have talked to YouTubers, Actors, Writers, Casting Associates & so many more throughout the year, exploring the many avenues, struggles and changes in this crazy…
76 - “So, You Bought a Theater. Now What?” feat. Greg and Jenn Crafts
Nov 6, 2018 • 105 min
For our final interview of Season 2, which is crazy to write, we are bringing you an interview two years in the scheduling. Over the last two seasons you’ve heard our Producer, Michael Lutheran, discuss his membership with the theater troupe, “Theatre…
75 - 2nd Annual Halloween Commentary Special w/ Ashley Mary & Todd Nunes: The Conjuring
Oct 23, 2018 • 134 min
Last year we set down with Brother/Sister duo Ashley Mary & Todd Nunes, Ashley is an actress and professional cosplayer who was featured in two episode in season one. Todd Nunes is a Writer/Director also featured in season one. We were able to sit with…
74 - Act Two w/ Actress, & “Ms. in the Biz” Founder, Helenna Santos - Ms. Diversity in the Biz
Oct 9, 2018 • 78 min
This week, we continue our interview the amazingly talented, Helenna Santos, from Canada . Helenna is an actor, writer and producer with Mighty Pharaoh Films, an independent film production company she runs with her husband Barry W. Levy. She is the…
73 - Act One w/ Actress, & “Ms. in the Biz” Founder, Helenna Santos - Living a Healthy Hustle
Oct 2, 2018 • 67 min
This week, we go international, as we interview the amazingly talented, Helenna Santos, from Canada . Helenna is an actor, writer and producer with Mighty Pharaoh Films, an independent film production company she runs with her husband Barry W. Levy. She…
72 w/ Social Media Marketing Coach, Heidi Dean - Putting the “ME” in Social MEdia.
Sep 25, 2018 • 98 min
We are so excited to head back to New York City this week to introduce you to Heidi Dean. Heidi is the industry’s top social media expert for actors and the creator of Marketing4Actors.com and the 21-Day Social Rockstar Challenge. She is a graduate of…
71 w/ Stand-Up Comedian, Eddie Furth - Act Two: A Tale of Two Roasts (and of LA)
Sep 18, 2018 • 89 min
This week we complete our fantastic conversation with our good friend, Stand-Up Comedian and Actor, Eddie Furth. Eddie started out performing plays on the east coast until he found a love, and knack, for Stand-Up Comedy. Since that time Eddie has launched…
70 w/ Stand-Up Comedian, Eddie Furth - Act One: From Aladdin to DJ Bow-Tie
Sep 11, 2018 • 86 min
This week we want to introduce you to our good friend, Stand-Up Comedian and Actor, Eddie Furth. Eddie started out performing plays on the east coast until he found a love, and knack, for Stand-Up Comedy. Since that time Eddie has launched several…
69 - Team Hustle #10: “Know Your Partner” Quiz, feat. Kel Tirados
Sep 4, 2018 • 77 min
When Hollywood Hustle Podcast began, we released two episodes a week. TWO EPISODES!!! We were insane, well if the question, “Who was crazier, Don Quixote or Sancho Panza?” is accurate, than the true crazy one, was anyone who followed and enabled this…
68 w/ Orange is the New Black’s, Jason Altman - Act Two: On Set and On Success
Aug 28, 2018 • 49 min
This week we bring you the conclusion of our talk with Stage & Screen Actor, Jason Altman. Jason is a born and raised New Yorker who you probably have seen in several of your favorite shows including: White Collar, The Following, The Blacklist and most…
67 w/ Orange is the New Black’s, Jason Altman - Act One: Meisner and Networking
Aug 21, 2018 • 82 min
We are excited to bring to you our first interview with an artist whose team found us. There’s no better feeling when others believe in and like the creative product you are putting out. More than that, when they put their trust in your creation and you…
66 - Act Three w/ Shelly Shenoy: A TellTale of Auditions and Coaching
Aug 14, 2018 • 89 min
Shelly Shenoy is an incredibly accomplished voice over actress in multiple mediums and a fantastic Voice Over Coach. She has worked on such shows as “Casper’s Scare School” where she has voiced over 25 characters. She’s also featured on TellTale’s The…
65 - Act Two w/ Voice-Over Artist, Shelly Shenoy: Get Your Ass Out There and Do It Yourself!
Jul 31, 2018 • 76 min
This week we continue our conversation with Shelly Shenoy. Shelly is an incredibly accomplished voice over actress in multiple mediums and a fantastic Voice Over Coach. She has worked on such shows as “Casper Scare School” where she has voiced over 25…
64 - Act One w/ Voice-Over Artist, Shelly Shenoy: Making It Work!
Jul 31, 2018 • 77 min
This week we begin the second half of our season and start it off with our conversation with Shelly Shenoy. Shelly is an incredibly accomplished voice over actress in multiple mediums and a fantastic Voice Over Coach. She has worked on such shows as…
63 - Team Hustle #9: The Halfway There Check-In
Jul 17, 2018 • 84 min
We are back from our holiday break and half-way through season two of the show. We have had some great episodes so far this year, including some fun and different Team Hustle Episodes. We ate gross jelly beans with Mike Tobias, we discussed the ins and…
62 - Act Two, Bullying and Best Friends w/ Streets’ Gigi Cesare ft. her BFF Charlotte
Jul 3, 2018 • 58 min
This Week we continue our exploration of the perspective of entertainment through the point of view of varying ages. Last year we brought you the journey of 8 year old, Izzie Coffey, who supported in the blockbuster hit, Split. This year we are bringing…
61 - The Young Hollywood Hustle w/ Streets’ Gigi Cesare
Jun 26, 2018 • 90 min
This Week we continue our exploration of the perspective of entertainment through the point of view of varying ages. Last year we brought you the journey of 8 year old, Izzie Coffey, who supported in the blockbuster hit, Split. This year we are bringing…
60 - The Social Media Hustle w/ Buffer’s Brian G. Peters
Jun 19, 2018 • 93 min
This week we enter, THE FUTURE!!! We are finally bringing you the first interview we ever recorded (even before last week’s Team Hustle interview) between two different time zones!! We are moving on up. We want to introduce you to the Digital Marketing…
59 - Team Hustle #8: Tales of Failure, Japan and BFFS, feat. Team Hustle O.G., Kel Tirados
Jun 13, 2018 • 73 min
When Hollywood Hustle Podcast began, we released two episodes a week. TWO EPISODES!!! We were insane, well if the question, “Who was crazier, Don Quixote or Sancho Panza?” is accurate, than the true crazy one, was anyone who followed and enabled this…
58 - Collaborate and Listen w/ Meghan & Jillian from Boss, Please Podcast
Jun 5, 2018 • 105 min
We are back with a brand new edition as we continue our chat with Host, Model and Podcaster, Meghan Lamontagne and we are joined by TWO more radical peeps. Show producer Michael Lutheran and one of Meghan’s “Boss, Please” co-hosts and Editorial Manager of…
57 - Twirling, Hosting and Branding Like A Boss w/ Meghan Lamontagne
May 29, 2018 • 72 min
This week we are excited to introduce you to the incredibly positive, hard working, and talented, Meghan Lamontagne. Meghan came to la la land from Pelham NH, but she did not come here to be a Actor, a screenwriter, or even a Director. She came her to…
56 - Interns and LGBTQ Representation in Media w/ Beth Ryne
May 22, 2018 • 123 min
This week we continue our conversation with Casting Associate and Documentary Filmmaker, Beth Ryne. Beth has worked on several shows including Netflix’s Altered Carbon and Amazon’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. Recently Beth stepped a little closer to the…
55 - Behind the Casting Room Door w/ Beth Ryne
May 15, 2018 • 115 min
This week we bring you the story of an amazing person and tireless hustler. Casting Associate and Documentary Filmmaker, Beth Ryne. Beth has worked on several shows including Netflix’s Altered Carbon and Amazon’s Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. Recently Beth…
54 - Act Two w/ Alexandra Boylan: How To Leave Your Ego Behind and Make A Movie!
May 8, 2018 • 97 min
This week we conclude our interview with Actress, Writer and Producer Alexandra Boylan. Alexandra came to Hollywood at the age of 19 to pursue dreams of building a career in the entertainment industry and she did it…10 years later and in Albuquerque New…
53 - Act One w/ Alexandra Boylan: Finding Your Way To, In and Away From L.A.
May 1, 2018 • 91 min
This week we begin our interview with Actress, Writer and Producer Alexandra Boylan. Alexandra came to Hollywood at the age of 19 to pursue dreams of building a career in the entertainment industry and she did it…10 years later and in Albuquerque New…
52 - How to Use Art to Improve Your Community w/ Moon McMillan and Sir
Apr 24, 2018 • 147 min
We are seeing something rise up in the youth in America. Standing up, speaking out, building movements and outlets for change. Today we have one of those youths on the show. Moon McMillan is a 19 year old Actor, writer and singer living in Compton, CA.…
51 - Team Hustle #7: Inside Podcasting
Apr 10, 2018 • 126 min
This week, it’s a SUPER-SIZED EPISODE as we bring the IAPHustleTour to an epic finale! Michael returns with Daniel, as well as both hosts of Inside Acting, Trevor Algatt and AJ Meijer for a very special Team Hustle episode. As the name suggests, we break…
50 - Act Two with AJ Meijer: How to Show Up to Your Art
Apr 3, 2018 • 77 min
Wow!! We have hit episode 50!! We can’t even believe it, but we are incredibly grateful to still be bringing amazing stories from those looking to live their dreams. Thank you for sticking with us these last fifty episodes and for sticking with us through…
49 - Act One with AJ Meijer: Becoming an Aware Artist
Mar 27, 2018 • 85 min
A few weeks ago we began our Inside Acting Podcast Hustle Tour two part conversation with Trevor Algatt where we discussed being in transition, finding a healthy life balance and more, make sure to check out those episodes if you haven’t. This week we…
48 - Actress/Model Grace Gordon, Act Two
Mar 20, 2018 • 62 min
Are you a Michigan 10 or a Los Angeles 3? Are you eating enough, too much, carbs, sugars, Kale, Kale, KALE?!?!? These questions can be just as gross as Kale as Daniel and Grace continue their conversation, discussing the topic of Beauty, Health & the…
47 - Actress/Podcaster Grace Gordon, Act One
Mar 13, 2018 • 93 min
Recently Daniel worked in a feature film with former guest on the show Curt Mega and Photographer Eric Carroll. At one of the shoots Daniel had the chance to meet a beautiful human being, fantastic actress and fellow podcaster, Grace Gordon. Other than…
46 - Actor and Activist, Trevor Algatt, Act Two
Mar 6, 2018 • 88 min
Daniel continues his conversation with “Inside Acting” Podcast’s co-host, Trevor Algatt. This week Trevor discusses starting out in Los Angeles, Acting on a show where he had to prank an un-expecting mother and how he was inspired to begin teaching voice…
45 - Healthy Living and New Journeys w/ Inside Acting’s Trevor Algatt, Act One
Feb 27, 2018 • 76 min
When we started this podcast we set out to find the real stories of those struggling, those hustling, those putting all of themselves to find themselves and their own path. We have had so many fantastic Interviews in the last 44 episodes. This week we…
44 - Team Hustle #6: Bean Boozled Challenge (w/Mike Tobias)
Feb 20, 2018 • 80 min
We finish the “Marathon of Mike’s” with a fun (and gross) filled Team Hustle. Daniel and Michael are not alone, they are joined by special guest, Mike Tobias. Daniel apparently was hit in the head and thought it’d be fun to torture himself and his friends…
43 - Buffering’s, Mike Tobias, Act Two
Feb 13, 2018 • 92 min
It’s “Act Two” with Mike Tobias!! Michael joins Daniel and Michael (we really need another Daniel on this show :-) ) to discuss the evolution of poetry and if it still has meaning in the modern era. They also discuss poetry far reaching the actual genre…
42 - Buffering’s Mike Tobias, Act One
Feb 6, 2018 • 99 min
We are back with a NEW episode this week! Our newest guest is one of Daniel’s best friends (and enemies) from Texas, Mike Tobias. Mike Tobias is an incredibly well-read and knowledgable Producer, Writer, and Poet. He co-created, Produced and wrote the…
41 - Lessons From The Screenplay’s Michael Tucker, Act Two
Jan 23, 2018 • 81 min
We’re back with “Lessons From The Screenplay” YouTube Channel Creator, Director and Writer, Michael Tucker. In Act Two, it’s Michael squared as our Producer, Michael Lutheran, joins Daniel and Michael Tucker to discuss how storytelling and films impacted…
40 - Lessons From The Screenplay’s Michael Tucker, Act One
Jan 16, 2018 • 82 min
WE’RE BACK!!! The Boys are back to bring more stories of Artists struggling to climb the ladder of success and how to survive the City of Dreams: Los Angeles. We start off with the creator of the popular YouTube channel, “Lessons From The Screenplay”,…
39 - Team Hustle Special: The Holiday Hustle
Dec 12, 2017 • 88 min
It’s the holidays!! Christmas, Hannukkah, Kwanzaa, whatever you celebrate it’s here!! Daniel and Michael sit down and discuss their family’s holiday traditions, favorite memories, Holiday movies, and of course presents!! It’s the final Hollywood Hustle…
38 - Team Hustle #5: A Year in Review (w/Ali Williams)
Dec 5, 2017 • 107 min
The end of the year is always a time for introspection. Looking back at what we did right, what we got wrong and how we grew over the year. Daniel & Michael are joined by former guest and friend of the show Ali Williams (Cosplayer, Actress, Model,…
37 - Team Hustle Special: Thanksgiving Hustle
Nov 21, 2017 • 96 min
It’s that time of the year. The turkey is basting, the yams smell delicious and the family is arguing about something pretty stupid, but they are family so it’s okay. Thanksgiving is here (in America) so Daniel and Michael decided to record a special…
36 - Actor/Entrepreneur AJ Jones, Act Two
Nov 14, 2017 • 87 min
In Act Two Michael joins AJ and Daniel to discuss whether aspiring screen actors should do theater or not and why it’s such a taboo to some agents in LA. We delve more into the rise of the film industry in Atlanta with Walking Dead, Marvel and several…
35 - Actor/Writer AJ Jones, Act One
Nov 7, 2017 • 107 min
AJ Jones has found success as an actor and a writer in several cities. Starting in Los Angeles, building his portfolio and talents. Expanding to San Diego to grow even more, then finally finding a perfect fit in Atlanta, GA. Jones has been in several TV…
34 - “Halloween” Movie Commentary w/ Director Todd and Actress Ashley Mary Nunes
Oct 31, 2017 • 98 min
In Act Two with Todd Nunes we decided to do something special for our first Halloween release. Daniel, Michael, Todd and Ashley Mary Nunes set down and watched Todd and Ashley’s favorite horror film, “Halloween”. We play the movie while we discuss the…
33 - Horror Director, Todd Nunes, Act One
Oct 24, 2017 • 78 min
Todd Nunes has been hustling towards his filmmaking dream for over 20 years. He has worked hard to make his dreams come true and to do what he loves. He has directed and written horror films such as: Scary Larry, All Through the House and the upcoming…
32 - Split’s Izzie Coffey, Act Two feat. Shalon Coffey
Oct 17, 2017 • 60 min
In Act Two we switch it up and talked to Izzie’s Mom, Shalon Coffey. This was an interesting conversation hearing from a mother who manages her daughter, but as her daughter not an actress. We discuss dealing with stage moms, keeping Izzie grounded and…
31 - Split’s Izzie Coffey, Act One
Oct 12, 2017 • 48 min
Izzie Coffey began her career in the spotlight as a young model in GA and FL. From Modeling she found a love for performing which lead her (and her mother) all the way to LA. Most recently Izzie was seen in M. Night Shyamalan’s “Split” playing a 5 year…
30 - DP Marcus Friedlander & Director Nick Smith from Leading Lobos Productions, Act Two
Oct 3, 2017 • 98 min
In Act Two, we continue our conversation with Marcus Friedlander and Nick Smith, the founders of the L.A. based production company “Leading Lobos”, this time we are joined by Producer Michael Lutheran. In this episode we discuss the role film plays in our…
29 - DP Marcus Friedlander & Director Nick Smith from Leading Lobos Productions, Act One
Sep 26, 2017 • 100 min
Marcus Friedlander Started his life in Texas, Nick Smith began his in California. Neither of them knowing for years how important the other would be to their lives and future careers. Now they are Leading Lobos, an up-and-coming production company based…
28 - Team Hustle #4, “Agents, Managers, and Submissions. Oh my!!”
Sep 19, 2017 • 89 min
After listening to our conversations with Alyssa Carter, Jazz Trice, and Ali Williams, we HAVE to unpack all of the knowledge and experience that they shared. That’s right, TEAM HUSTLE assembles once again for our 4th Team Hustle episode. Daniel and…
27 - Entrepreneur/Model Ali Williams, Act Two
Sep 12, 2017 • 89 min
In “Act Two” Michael. Ali and Daniel talk about the discovery process of one’s own identity in Los Angeles, how you find it and what it can mean for you. We also discuss Gamer-gate, which leads to a discussion about how female gamers and cos-players are…
26 - Cosplayer/Actress Ali Williams, Act One
Sep 5, 2017 • 94 min
In “Act One” Ali discusses her beginnings as a model and actor in Florida, why she decided to shift from theater to film and how hard she worked to prepare to move to LA. We talk about her first few experiences in LA, including a great run on “Let’s Make…
25 - Casting Producer Jazz Trice, Act Two
Aug 29, 2017 • 82 min
In “Act Two” Hollywood Hustle Producer, Michael Lutheran, sits down with Jazz and Daniel for a fun and passionate round-table discussion. First they discuss the need for Community support for the arts. How important is a strong foundation to nurture and…
24 - Casting Producer Jazz Trice, Act One
Aug 22, 2017 • 109 min
Jazz Trice journey’d from VA to Northern California until finally landing in LA. Moving to LA to pursue acting, Jazz eventually found that he had a knack for casting. This time we venture into the realm of reality TV. Jazz is currently working on such…
23 - Writer/Entrepreneur Alyssa Carter, Act Two
Aug 21, 2017 • 87 min
In “Act Two” with Alyssa Carter, Michael joins Daniel and Alyssa for a round-table discussion about the origins of their love for theater. Where it really took hold of them and who mentored each of them through that discovery. They talk more about…
22 - Writer/Entrepreneur Alyssa Carter, Act One
Aug 8, 2017 • 99 min
Daniel sits down for a one on one interview with Actress, Writer, Producer, Director and Entrepreneur Alyssa Carter. Alyssa and Daniel discuss her journey from San Jose to LA as well as the evolution of her goals and careers. From an actress to a writer…
21 - Team Hustle #3, “Changes and Fears”
Aug 1, 2017 • 89 min
In the newest “Team Hustle” episode we catch up with Daniel & Michael as they catch up with each other, as well as, reveal some changes and additions coming to “Hollywood Hustle”. They discuss why these changes are necessary and how they will not only…
20 - Musician/Music Manager Eric Knight, Act Two
Jul 27, 2017 • 79 min
In “Act Two” Michael joins Daniel and Eric to discuss the power of music and how it not only affects us individually but how it can be the voice for society. The guys discuss the LA’s cultural melting pot. How the many cultures influence and inspire…
19 - Disciples of Babylon’s Eric Knight, Act One
Jul 25, 2017 • 83 min
Eric Knight was born and raised in Miami, FL and was surrounded by music from the beginning. His father played and managed bands and Eric followed right behind. Since then Eric has fronted various bands including his current band “Disciples of Babylon”…
18 - Director/Writer Josh Auter, Act Two
Jul 20, 2017 • 80 min
In “Act Two” our Producer, Michael, joins the conversation as we talk with Josh about finding your voice and style in LA and how it’s always evolving. We discuss the pros and cons of filming in Los Angeles as an indie filmmaker and we discuss the ever…
17 - Director/Writer Josh Auter, Act One
Jul 18, 2017 • 95 min
Josh Auter was born and raised right outside of Chicago, IL. He eventually moved to Las Vegas for several years before he finally made it “home” to Los Angeles. Josh has loved movies his whole life, even sneaking some views of some not-so “child friendly”…
16 - Actor/Writer Jon Christie, Act Two
Jul 17, 2017 • 85 min
In “Act Two” our Producer, Michael, joins the Daniel and Jon for a nice roundtable of topics. The guys go into more detail about Crowdfunding, offering tips, suggestions, and sharing what it’s like to run a campaign. They also discuss relationships in LA,…
15 - CONfessional’s Jon Christie, Act One
Jul 11, 2017 • 92 min
Jon Christie is an Actor/Writer/Director moved from Daniel’s hometown of Dallas, Texas where he had already written and produced several plays and even started his own Theatre Production Company. After moving to LA Jon produced his first LA based…
14 - Team Hustle #2, Act Two: The Road to Los Angeles
Jul 7, 2017 • 107 min
It’s another “Team Hustle” series this week. In “Act Two” Daniel and Michael use a unique device to each tell their stories of moving from their homes to Los Angeles. Who did they move with? What spurred their move? What were their biggest challenges?…
13 - Team Hustle #2, Act One: Batman vs Superman, The Quiz!!
Jul 5, 2017 • 54 min
It’s another “Team Hustle” series this week. Usually “Act One” focuses on a topic chosen by Daniel and Michael for them to discuss and “Act Two” Daniel and Michael compete in some sort of game. Well due to “Act One” falling on a holiday we decided to…
12 - Actress/Cosplayer Ashley Mary Nunes, Act Two
Jun 29, 2017 • 79 min
In “Act Two”, Daniel, Ashley and Michael discuss the evolution of the horror genre and if the current product goes too far. Typecasting is discussed. Does it only happen to actors? Is it a good thing, a bad thing or whatever you make it. Finally they…
11 - Actress/Cosplayer Ashley Mary Nunes, Act One
Jun 27, 2017 • 99 min
In “Act One”, Daniel and Ashley discuss her career as a Juvenile Case Worker before pursuing acting full time, her move to LA over several visits, fighting Robots on Syfy’s “Robot Combat League” officially making her the coolest mom at her son’s school.…
10 - Singer/Songwriter Kim Tillman, Act Two
Jun 22, 2017 • 71 min
In “Act Two”, Michael joins Daniel and Kim to discuss the music scene in LA and musical collaboration. Does it hurt or help your brand and growth. We also talk about how to keep yourself healthy, mentally and emotionally. How important that is and why.…
9 - Singer/Songwriter Kim Tillman, Act One
Jun 20, 2017 • 114 min
In “Act One”, Daniel and Kim discuss her journey to Los Angeles, the sacrifices it takes to not only get better, but to move forward as a musician in LA. We talk about her first Album, “An Ark”, the struggles of recording it, the pain of losing the…
8 - Magician Joel Ward, Act Two
Jun 19, 2017 • 75 min
In “Act Two”, H.H. Producer, Michael, join Daniel and Joel to discuss Joel’s agents, the creative energy of Los Angeles and how imagination and creativity form a loop. Daniel, Michael and Joel will each discuss their processes for attacking a project, and…
7 - Magician Joel Ward, Act One
Jun 19, 2017 • 92 min
Joel Ward is a super talented Magician who adds a lot of comedy to his act. In Act 1, Daniel talks to Joel about his journey from San Diego to Los Angeles, How to become better at your chosen craft, running a business as a kid, and if his brother was ever…
6 - Bootleg Theater Producer, Jessica Hanna, Act Two
Jun 19, 2017 • 69 min
Being that this was the very first interview series we recorded for the show, Act 2, took some time to evolve. Because of that Michael is not involved in this discussion *Insert Sad Face Here*. Not to worry though, Daniel and Jessica still bring you…
5 - Bootleg Theater Producer Jessica Hanna, Act One
Jun 19, 2017 • 83 min
This was our VERY FIRST interview for Hollywood Hustle. In Act One Daniel sits with Co-Founder and Managing Producing Director of Los Angeles’s Bootleg Theater to discuss New York, Chicago and of course Los Angeles. They also talk about what it feels like…
4 - Team Hustle #1, Act Two: The “Know Your Partner” Quiz!
Jun 19, 2017 • 53 min
How well do you know the person you work the closest with? Daniel and Michael try to answer that question in Act 2 of the first “Team Hustle” series. What’s Daniel’s childhood Nickname? What did Michael want to grow up to be when he was a kid? You, and…
3 - Team Hustle #1, Act One: Meet Team Hustle!
Jun 19, 2017 • 68 min
In Act 1, Daniel and Michael talk about the beach, farmers markets, creative energy and building lasting relationships. We’re getting real people. Enjoy! Technical Note: Apologies for the Audio Hiccups. We will make sure this doesn’t happen again. We…
2 - Glee’s Curt Mega, Act Two
Jun 19, 2017 • 73 min
In our first round-table episode, H.H. producer Michael joins Daniel and Curt to discuss Los Angeles, Casting Agents, Food, and always saying Yes!! Enjoy Please Leave Us A Review! if you do, you will be entered into our Week 1 Launch Contest. Music…
1 - Glee’s Curt Mega, Act One
Jun 19, 2017 • 105 min
Daniel and Curt discuss his path from Dallas, Texas to Los Angeles. We talk about MySpace, “Glee’ touring, the actors life, his Web Series “Buffering”, plays and of course Curt’s own podcast “Story Matters with Curt Mega” Enjoy! Please Leave Us A Review!…