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TV critic Melissa Girimonte, also known as The Televixen, hosts Fem TV, an interview series featuring real stories of women working in the TV industry. Created to celebrate women in television, Fem TV aims to inspire, educate and entertain.

Jul 30, 2021

In our final episode from the 2021 ATX Television Festival, director and producer Kat Candler stops by to chat about her work on CW series, The Republic of Sarah.

We also discuss Queen Sugar, and how it has become such a valuable place for female indie directors to get that elusive first TV directing gig.


Jul 23, 2021

We return to our coverage of the 2021 ATX Television Festival with this episode featuring actor Kayla Cromer.

Kayla is best known as Matilda on Freeform’s Everything’s Gonna Be OK, and was part of The Messy Middle panel about representation of disabilities on TV. 

In the episode, we discuss Matilda’s story arc in...

Jul 13, 2021

Our 2021 ATX Television Festival coverage continues with this conversation featuring director, producer, writer, speaker and TV host, Fiona Dawson. Fiona took part in this year’s festival with a proof of concept for her docuseries, Now with Fiona.

An Emmy nominee and award-winning director, Fiona reflects on her...

Jul 9, 2021

Joining us for this episode is Macey Chipping, the star of teen drama series, Mystic. 

We talk about her start as an actor, the casting process for Mystic, filming in New Zealand, and forming a bond with her equine co-stars.

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Jul 7, 2021

Mandi Line, costume designer on Season 5 of The Bold Type, joins us to chat about her work on the final season of the Freeform series.

In our conversation, we chat about her start as a stylist for rock bands, the clever ways she had to source pieces while filming in Montreal during the pandemic, the Black...