Fem TV: Stunt Coordinator Angelica Lisk Hann

Melissa is joined by Angelica Lisk-Hann (Little DogMary Kills People, October Faction) to discuss her work as a stunt coordinator, performer and activist.

During the episode, Angelica mentions some of the efforts being made to add stunt categories to the Canadian Screen Awards and the Oscars. You can learn more about Stand Up for Stunts here and here.

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Fem TV: ‘You’ and ‘Supergirl’ Costume Designer Kiersten Hargroder

Melissa is joined by Supergirl and You costume designer Kiersten Hargroder for this episode of the podcast.

We discuss her start in the industry, some of her work on Supergirl, and how Youmoving from New York to LA for its second season will affect the overall look of the show.

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Fem TV: ‘Coroner’ Star Serinda Swan

Welcome to a new season of Fem TV! Our guest for the Season 3 premiere is Serinda Swan, an actor, activist and entrepreneur who is helping redefine what it means to be a woman in the industry.

We discuss Serinda’s acting career, being a commodity versus being an artist, and her lead role on the series Coroner, which is currently airing on CBC in Canada and on Universal TV in the UK. We also chat about her TEDxVancouver Talk that you can watch here.

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Fem TV: ‘Anne With An E’ Showrunner Moira Walley-Beckett

Anne with an E showrunner Moira Walley-Beckett chats with Melissa about Season 2 of the award-winning series, how the characters have grown and flourished since the first season, and how she decides which touchstones from the books to carry over into this telling of the Anne story.

Season 2 of Anne with an E concludes on November 18th on CBC in Canada. You can watch Seasons 1 and 2 right now on Netflix outside of Canada. It has been renewed for a third season, and will begin filming in 2019.

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‘Condor’s Kristen Hager and Catherine Cunningham

In our final episode from the 2018 ATX Television Festival, Melissa is joined by Condor stars Kristen Hager and Katherine Cunningham. Each woman discusses her role on the spy thriller, as well as their start in the industry. You can catch Season 1 of Condor on AT&T’s Audience Network, and it’s already been renewed for a second season.

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Fem TV: Writers Sera Gamble and Caroline Kepnes on Adapting ‘YOU’ for Lifetime


In this special episode from the 2018 ATX Television Festival, Melissa is joined by Sera Gamble and Caroline Kepnes to discuss their new series, YOU, based on Caroline’s novel of the same name.

Sera is a TV writer and executive producer known for her work on shows like Supernatural and The Magicians. Caroline is not only an author; she was also a staff writer on Secret Life of the American Teenager. YOU, starring Penn Badgley and Elizabeth Lail, premieres September 9th on Lifetime.

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Fem TV: ‘Genius: Picasso’ Costume Designer Sonu Mishra and Makeup Designer Davina Lamont

In the first interview from The 2018 ATX Television Festival, Melissa sits down with Genius: Picasso’s costume designer, Sonu Mishra and makeup designer, Davina Lamont. These talented women share stories about recreating the worlds of Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein during the first two seasons of Genius and tease the third season which will tell the story of literary icon, Mary Shelley.

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Fem TV: ‘Riverdale’ and ‘Blindspot’ Composer Sherri Chung

Sherri Chung is a composer, currently working on Riverdale and Blindspot. She joins Melissa to talk about her start in TV, the process of collaborating with the production team on a series, and how she creates theme music for characters.

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ATX Television Festival Co-founder Emily Gipson

ATX Television Festival co-founder Emily Gipson joins Melissa to chat about her start in the TV industry, the festival’s growth since its first year, and how it’s become a forum to discuss important issues. She also gives us a preview of what’s in store during the 2018 festival.

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