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COMMERCIAL PREP

When creating this blog I really wanted it to be an outlet for my work.. For completed projects, projects in progress and for the aspirations that I have that I don't feel I've had the opportunity to display yet. Well, I am literally feening to book a commercial. I mean really aren't you guys craving to see me in the next McDonald's or Target commercial.. *crickets* lol.. well, to hold you over ;-) I tapped an eye contact commercial, yup in my trusty studio bedroom, lol.. Tell me what you think (no, not about my bedroom studio about the video, smh). Did I seem approachable, girl next doorish, relate able..???
Knowing how you come off on camera is imperative to the audition process... so as a rule of thumb whenever I feel that I've had a less than productive day or two I force myself to get on tape. I feel like if I learn something than my day isn't a complete bust :-)
Commercial Prep from nikiva dionne on Vimeo.


Well tell me what you think and thanx so much fo…

PSA Video for danielsplace.org

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The below video is a PSA for Danielsplace.org. I shot this almost a year ago and I was so excited to get a link to the video, that I blogged about it immediately.. It will be airing in LA... so for those of you not in LA, here ya go,lol..

I remember shooting this PSA. It was on a day off when I was working full time and I worked all day on a set and lets just say i took a pay cut that day from my normal job,lol. Yet, i remember telling E, how tired I was but, how happy that day made me feel. I was in my element and able to soak up so much from an amazing crew. It was where I was introduced to "WOMEN IN FILM" and I was so inspired by the nearly all female cast and crew.

Well here it is how do you feel about my hair, HAAA.. I love my job ;-)
Add'tly here is the behind the scenes and inspiration behind this amazing PSA.


All I can say is.. God has given us all gifts and it's up to us to offer those gifts back to him. Love what you do and it won't feel like work.. Li…

HE'S PROTECTING ME FROM MYSELF

While washing my face last night I got excited! Literally, God’s plan just smacked me in the face. No, I don’t have his plan figured out but I was able to draw a parallel. As I walk this ‘faith based life’ I am constantly drawing parallels. That’s it! My faith is clearly a reflection of the many reasons he has given me throughout my life to trust him today and forever more.So when it hit me last evening, I couldn’t help but get excited about his presence.
To catch you guys up to speed.. I’m looking for a place, I’m updating my comp card, portfolio and business cards. I’m shooting a webseries, I’m preparing for a pretty big meeting with someone I truly respect and admire and I’m auditioning ohhh and I’m wearing a ponytail, haaaa!
Any whooo, I realized that this is one of the times in my life when God is protecting me from myself.
“There was a time when I would have said yes to that engagement. “
Now I want that quote to linger for awhile so I won’t directly address it but, I will elabo…