All posts tagged: Irene Santiago Actress

Article ~ The [Entertainment] Gatekeeper

The New Faces Director Many years ago, I worked in a major acting and modeling agency in the West as the New Faces Division Director (I will keep the agency unnamed). I was responsible for seeking new talent, vetting new talent, and training and helping develop new talent. Pretty much, you had to impress me in order for you to move forward to be represented as…new talent. It meant going forward to introduce models and actors to directors, casting directors, producers, and setting up “go-sees” for models for national and international agencies like IMG, BOSS, LA MODELS, and also, going to Milan, Paris, Japan. You get the idea. I LOVED my job and I was GOOD at it! During my time in this capacity, I was “important” because I had business cards and the card named my title. I WAS THE GATEKEEPER.  I discovered some fantastic talent, met some colorful characters, and made some great friends and colleagues. I opened doors for many aspiring talent and I (unfortunately) single-handedly crushed many dreams of potential new …

Respecting The Creation You Were Meant To Be By Irene Santiago

“They cannot take away our self respect if we do not give it to them.” ― Mahatma Gandhi Dear Younger Me, I can only speak from my personal work experience in the film industry. No matter what your profession,  circumstance, or age, your character is a reflection of the choices you make. Thank goodness there is grace. I often tell my own kids and my acting students  to make the decision of who they  are now, as well as what their standing values are, before they get pressured by the world and peers. I discuss with them to make smart, informed choices regarding tough decisions now that they’re not pressured by others who do not have your best interest at heart, because there will always be consequences. You only get one you, and you will be recognized for your personal character and actions for all time and “internet eternity.” Let me tell you a little story about  my “BIG DECISION.” Years ago, in the year B.K., (B.K. = Before Kids), I was new to the …

Entertainment Scoop! ~ Chatting with Executive Producer & Filmmaker, Del Baron

You all remember Irene Santiago, right? The lovely and interesting actress/producer that stopped by on TBAP some time ago? Yeah, that one! Well, today her fellow colleague in film-making (and husband) is visiting us today! How great! Without further ado, I present to you, Del Baron, one of the executive producers of the faith-based movie, Adrenaline! Join us below!   Miranda ~ Hello Del! Glad to have you visit TBAP today. Could tell us a bit about yourself? Del: I am married with 2 kids and currently living in Wilmington, NC. While I grew up out west, I find that the beaches in the east fit this time in my life very well. I love to work in film all week long, and then cater on the weekends to pay the bills. Finally, I attend Scotts Hill Baptist Church in Wilmington, NC. Miranda ~ When did you first discover God and come to Him personally? Del: I was raised in a very loving Christian home, and will say I found God at a very young age. I was baptized at …