Alexia Melocchi on 03/23/2023

Just Breathe with Jon Paul Crimi

You’ve heard of following your dream, but have you ever considered following your destiny? For many artists in Hollywood, rejection is served on a cold platter. How does one handle that kind of stress—to center oneself, to love oneself in spite of rejection? Jon Paul Crimi teaches a technique called

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Alexia Melocchi on 03/09/2023

The Unstoppable Voice with Shohreh Aghdashloo

Born in Iran, Shohreh Aghdashloo left everything she loved in the pursuit of a better life—her country, home, and family, during Iran’s Islamic Revolution in the late 70s. She had a goal, packed her bags, and drove her car on a journey that would take her across Europe, leading eventually to the sta

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Alexia Melocchi on 02/19/2023

The Studio Writer with Evan Spiliotopoulos

What's it really like working in the studio system? Do writers have to focus on one genre to be successful? These are a few of the topics screenwriter Evan Spiliotopoulos illuminates, having been in the game for three decades writing for some of the top studios in film entertainment. Originally from

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Alexia Melocchi on 02/04/2023

Netflix and Chill with Niccolò Messina

The landscape in film distribution has changed dramatically with the advent of video-on-demand streaming services like Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and Pluto TV, to name a few. But are these the best distribution channels for independent films? Or are there alternative mediums of distribution to put indie

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Alexia Melocchi on 01/22/2023

The Inner Beauty of Creation with Sofia Milos

In this episode, we chat with Sofia Milos, known for her recurring roles in CSI: Miami, The Sopranos, Friends, ER, and many more. Raised in Switzerland within a traditional Greek-Italian family, she transcended inherited expectations to follow her passion as an actress, honing her craft and learning

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Alexia Melocchi on 01/08/2023

5 life hacks for creatives, 2023 edition

Ever wondered what it takes to build your own brand? Perhaps the people you’re working with are draining your time, talent, and integrity. Are money and fame all there is to show business, or is there more to real abundance? Perhaps it's time to self-assess your career and personal life to plan for

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Alexia Melocchi on 11/01/2022

Hollywood Scam: Film accidents and Life Lessons

What happens when a movie that got advanced marketing and distribution turns out to be unsellable? In this season finale and solo episode, I go over my FIRST MISTAKE as an Entertainment Business executive and Company owner and the lessons learned in between.In the first of the Hollywood Scam Exposed

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Alexia Melocchi on 09/27/2022

The Heart of Presenting with Andrew Eggelton

You do not have to stand on a stage to be a Speaker. Being able to captivate an audience, big or small, can bring about the amplification of success in Business or the Arts.With over 28 years of Public Speaking and TV Presenting, Andrew Eggelton is sought to master what Authenticity truly means a

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Alexia Melocchi on 08/14/2022

Writing a Bestseller with David R. Stokes

David R. Stokes loves American history. And theology. He poured his creative juices into both areas by writing compelling stories and inspirational books. His fictional novels got him published by Random House, with a few of his books climbing the best seller charts. David first began working in ra

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Alexia Melocchi on 07/31/2022

Broadway Bound with Maite Uzal

What if you actually went after your dreams, even if it means leaving the familiar and safe choice behind?This is what Spanish actress Maite Uzal did. And it paid off: from being a lawyer in Spain to moving to America only to be cast in a starring role in the Broadway tour of the Fiddler on The Roof

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Alexia Melocchi on 07/18/2022

CRAZY CAT LADY with Garrett Clancy

This episode is not about me. Though many of you know, I have cats. My podcast guest is filmmaker Garrett Clancy, who directed a wonderful new documentary currently in release, CRAZY CAT LADY.It is said that documentaries are the new “cool” in visual storytelling, and this one is certainly a compel

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Alexia Melocchi on 07/03/2022

Winning the Life Game with Keith Mitchell

Keith Mitchell is a star athlete and yogi, a former NFL player who played for the New Orleans Saints. He also was the NFL's highest draft player at the time but then he suffered a spinal injury that put an end to his football career and his life trajectory changed dramatically. Drawing from his phys

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Alexia Melocchi on 06/19/2022

Star Casting with Valerie Mc Caffrey

Is Confidence what makes someone a Hollywood Star? In today’s episode with a seasoned casting director, we dive deep into what is that elusive X-Factor that allows an actor or actress to have a long-term career. Valerie Mc Caffrey has cast 121 movies and discovered stars like Edward Norton when s

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Alexia Melocchi on 06/05/2022

The Italian Angle with Marco Valerio Pugini

My podcast is global. We want to highlight artists and talent from all over the world because Hollywood is not just a town. Hollywood is a global film and tv machine and my guest today is Marco Valerio Pugini of PANORAMA FILM. What does a physical production executive actually do?Whenever you're fil

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Alexia Melocchi on 05/23/2022

Yes Man with David Winning

Canadian Director David Winning has shot 43 features, and 29 series, and has 180 TV credits overall. And he has yet to turn down a job.Join me in this inspiring conversation about being the master of your creative fate, the importance of running a happy set, and behind-the-scenes tales on those popu

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Alexia Melocchi on 05/08/2022

The Creator Economy with Eric Farber

My guest Eric Farber, founder of Creators Legal, chats with me today about the creator economy, NFTs, and the importance of IP ownership for artists in all areas including podcasters and influencers.Longtime attorney Eric Farber has launched Creators’ Legal, an online platform that offers contract t

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Alexia Melocchi on 05/02/2022

Hollywood Scam Exposed with Alexia Melocchi

AN INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW SERIES HOLLYWOOD SCAMS AND HOW IT CAME ABOUT.Let’s Connect!Alexia Melocchi - WebsiteThe Heart of Show Business - WebsiteLittle Studio Films - WebsiteShop Our Merchandise!TwitterInstagramFacebookLinkedIn

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Alexia Melocchi on 04/24/2022

Ignite Possibilities with Sam Humphrey

Our host Alexia Melocchi talks with actor and producer Sam Humphrey in this episode of The Heart of Show Business. Sam is known for his roles in movies like The Greatest Showman where he played Tom Thumb. Originally from New Zealand, Sam has a unique life story that has shaped him into who he is tod

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Alexia Melocchi on 04/10/2022

The Art of Living on Purpose with Michael Nitti & Erica Nitti Becker

Can iving on purpose bring more happiness to our daily life and relationships? In this episode of The Heart of Show Business, I go deep into mindset tactics with my excellent guest Michael Nitti and his daughter Erica Nitti, who have worked together on their latest book, “Mastery: The Art of Livin

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Alexia Melocchi on 03/27/2022

Indie Film Producer with Betsy Sullenger

In this episode of The Heart of Show Business our host Alexia Melocchi talks with fellow experienced producer Betsy Sullenger. Betsy has been in the business for decades and has experience as a producer in features such as The Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse or Anaconda and in series such as D

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Alexia Melocchi on 03/13/2022


It is a dream of many best-selling authors to become screenwriters as a means of turning their books into movies. In this episode, you will get a glimpse of the reverse scenario- when a very successful Hollywood screenwriter channels his voice into books, with his latest novel YOU MIGHT FEEL A LITTL

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Alexia Melocchi on 02/27/2022

Inclusion In Hollywood with Craig T. Williams

Today’s guest is a writer and producer Craig T. Williams. In recent years, the conversation about inclusion and diversity in storytelling has gotten louder and stronger.For those who have no idea what the term BIPOC means, this episode is for you. It is also for you to about the journeys of the hust

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Alexia Melocchi on 02/14/2022

Love Journeys with Alexia Melocchi

The Heart of Show Business was created to celebrate trailblazers and changemakers in Hollywood and beyond.In this Valentine’s Day special solo episode, I bring you into my emotional world of the past month, with the loss of one of my fur family members, and my own journey to self-love. I will also

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Alexia Melocchi on 02/06/2022

Scoring Life with Christopher Tyler Nickel

40 percent of feeling in movies and television is done through music. It is often used to amplify the chemistry between actors or the importance of a scene. And it can also conceal production flaws or poor performances.What’s it like to be a composer in the Entertainment World? Today’s very special

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