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David Check: Showrunner, Director

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DAVID CHECK is a veteran of original programming, amassing over 25 EMMYs and a Peabody Award over three decades. After a 17-year run as the Executive Producer of MLB Productions, he now spearheads his own company, Check Point Productions, specializing in unscripted storytelling.

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Poet Elizabeth Jacobson

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ELIZABETH JACOBSON is the author of “Not into the Blossoms and Not into the Air” (Free Verse Editions/Parlor Press, 2019) which won the New Measure Poetry Prize and the 2019 New Mexico-Arizona Book Award. She is also the author of “Knees Pulled In” and the soon to be published “There Are as Many Songs in the World as Branches of Coral.” 

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Phoebe Nir + Linds Gray: Telling Stories

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Both Geminis and insomniacs, PHOEBE NIR and LINDS GRAY’s work together is cuddly and dangerous, a visually kinetic gas station Slushee spiked with Shakespeare, Chad Michael Murray, the Bible, Twin Peaks, and Juicy Couture.

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In Memoriam: Frank Stella — 5/12/1936 to 5/4/2024

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FRANK STELLA, one of the greatest and most eclectic artists of all time, passed away on 5/4/2024, at the age of 87.

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INTRODUCTION: What’s Your Favorite Movie?

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In 2019, we asked composer Orlando Garcia to name his favorite movie.  We said to Orlando, “Obviously, it’s impossible to name one favorite movie, but if you are channel-surfing and you see a listing for a film that you have seen many times before, which film would you dive into no matter which part of the movie, because you know most of the dialogue and remember all of the plot.  Or to put it another way, if you were on a desert island and could only watch one movie for the rest of your life, which movie would it be?”

We have continued to ask this “favorite movie” question during our video conversations ever since, because the answers are always interesting.  Click on “Read More” to see the movies that our ArtSpeak interviewees selected.

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