The film industry can be a tough place to be. You're constantly under pressure to be creative and produce your best work. It's easy to get wrapped up in the stress of it all and forget to take care of yourself. In this episode of "A Conversation With," my special guests Mo Moshaty (Screenwriter and Journalist) and Nicole Lovince (Actress and Song Writer) discuss how to maintain your mental health in the film industry. They offer valuable tips and insight on how to manage the pressure and stay sane in this fast-paced industry.
Mo Moshaty is a genre screenwriter and journalist with Nyx Horror Collective and co-producer of the 13 Minutes of Horror Film Festival featured on The Shudder Channel. With a concentration on psychological and possession horror in her writing, her background as a Trauma Specialist and Behavioral Therapist provides a sturdy foundation. Mo is the creator of the course, “Writing Trauma Respectfully for Screen” and was a Guest Lecturer for Prairie View A&M University's Film and TV Program. As a core member of Nyx, she has recently partnered with Stowe Story Labs to provide a fellowship for women writers over 40 working in the genre. You can find Mo's Podcast, Between the Bannisters, where she interviews creatives on the movie that shaped them, on Apple Podcasts. Mo's most recent literary work can be found in "A Quaint and Curious Volume of Gothic Tales", published by Brigid's Gate Press and "206 Word Stories" by Bag O' Bones Press.
Nicole Lovine is a multi-hyphenate Lifestyle Brand -Actress, Singer, Wellness, Podcaster, Public Speaker, Host and Live Event Brand Ambassador.
She songwrites, produces, and performs original music under the name “Free The Unicorn” in the alternative metal pop r&b genre. She has roles in such films and tv shows as Pitch Perfect and Dear White People. Sharing the big screen with stars such as Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Monique, and Brendan Fraser. Nicole has performed live in front of a collective audience upwards of 30, 000 people. She has an extensive background in on camera acting, live stage performance, and content creation. She uses her social media to share my intuitive insights and experience through art, entertainment, and the power of manifestation. Nicole is the creator and owner of The Goddess Bath Experience. She helps women from diverse backgrounds create and learn to sustain a ritual self care practice called "The Goddess Bath" an intentional ritualist bath that will transform you inside and out.
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