Fade In To Film

Fade In To Film

Bringing Topics from Your Mind to Your Ears.

S. Botello Productions™ (based in San Diego, California) has initiated a new program bridging the mobile and indie film communities with a new ongoing panel conversation presented by the SBP Podcast Mobile Filmmaking, hosted by Susy Botello.

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Fade In To Film (FITF) is a bi-weekly Panel Discussion covering topics of interest affecting the filmmaking and mobile filmmaking community jointly, with a foundation in storytelling through film.

The program discusses current events and news of interest to both communities, with an effort to solidify the connection between them.

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SBP Podcast Mobile Filmmaking is the leading mobile filmmaking podcast bringing a voice to the mobile film and video industry exclusively, since 2017.

The Voice of Mobile Film™ is for everyone who ever wanted to or is curious about making movies and videos using smartphones.

The SBP Podcast continues to bring listeners and subscribers in-depth conversations with members of the community, and industry experts.

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Host and moderator for the ongoing series, Susy Botello, leads Fade In To Film with industry experts.


Susy Botello is a pioneer and passionate avid advocate for artists, video producers and filmmakers, and is the founder of the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego launched in 2009.

San Diego, California

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Ryan McDonald is an award-winning independent writer, director, and producer and the Chairman of the Film Committee for the Egyptian Theatre Foundation Board of Directors in Ogden, Utah.

Ogden, Utah

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Levi Austin Morris is a Los Angeles based filmmaker who has been mobile filmmaking since 2014 and enjoys exploring humanity through dark comedy, horror, and lgbt stories.

Los Angeles, California

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Joey Min is the co-founder of Art School Dropouts, an east coast based digital media group that creates weekly original narrative-driven “feel-good” content on YouTube.

New Jersey

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Listen to all episodes of the SBP Podcast Mobile Filmmaking including Fade In To Film program in your current podcast app, or online, and you can download an MP3 audio file.

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The podcast is free to the general public and has no ads in its free version. It hopes to continue to provide free access through listener support on Patreon and BuyMeACoffee.

Susy is a pioneer and passionate, avid advocate for artists, video producers, and filmmakers. She entered the video industry professionally in 1997-98. Her experience includes short and feature films playing many roles, including cinematographer, script supervisor, and production coordinator. She is also a writer.

Susy Botello earned an Associate of Science Degree in Media Communications with honors, and has worked as a media manager, camera operator, and editor.

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