Raquel Scott is an award-winning actress, professional photographer, world traveler, and CEO of Powherhouse Entertainment. She’s worked on shows such as The Young and the Restless, American Idol, and many others. We talked about her journey from actress to CEO.
Watch the full interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EJ-j1z21fQ
As a freelance Producer, Raquel has been fortunate to create award winning films that deeply resonate with audiences and highlight perspectives and voices that are often unheard. She spent twelve years studying photography, film and theater leading up to her earning an MFA in Motion Picture and TV Production.
Two weeks after graduating Raquel was living in Los Angeles where she went on to work for Sony Pictures Entertainment on The Young and The Restless, CBS Broadcasting Inc., American Idol, and a plethora of Emmy award winning and long running television series. Raquel has freelanced on over 20 independent productions including short films, advertisements and music videos as a Producer, Editor or Colorist.
Doorways, a short film she produced, was well received; winning the award for Best Short and Best Musical Short, earning several Best Short Film nominations, screening at the Cannes International Film Festival as well as dozens of festivals throughout the USA, and also airing on cable television. Her latest film Home Soon began its global festival tour in June of 2022 and has won Best Actress and Best Emancipatory Film awards thus far. Through her company PowHer House, Raquel uses her films, education and global travel to pursue her mission to Unite the African Diaspora.
Submit Your Film to Our Film Collective:
Connect With Floyd Marshall Jr:
This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app
Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/aconversationwithfm/message
Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aconversationwithfm/support