Felicia Day Special Guest on It’s A Question Of Balance with Ruth Copland Saturday 15th August 9-10 PM
This week as her special guest from the arts Ruth Copland is pleased to be interviewing Felicia Day, award-winning actress, web entertainment entrepreneur, writer, songwriter, producer, and director. Felicia has carved a unique place for herself and her talents both in the traditional entertainment realm and online. If you enjoy the interview you can meet Felicia in person at Bookshop Santa Cruz on August 22nd at 7 PM.
An early adopter of all things internet Felicia has written, produced, directed and starred in many shows in the web video world including The Guild, which was a huge hit running to six series and has won numerous awards for web video excellence. Amongst other web projects, Felicia has co-starred in Joss Whedon’s multi-award-winning Internet musical “Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog,” and her production company Knights of Good has produced the innovative web series “Dragon Age” in conjunction with EA/Bioware. In 2012 Felicia launched Geek & Sundry, a funded Youtube channel which aimed to be the epicenter of gaming and lifestyle for pop culture fans with an independent spirit. The channel has many highly acclaimed shows and has garnered over one million subscribers and over 200 million views since its launch. In 2014, the company was sold to Legendary Entertainment. Felicia continues to work as creative chief officer of her company, as well as develop television and web projects for her to write, produce and star in. In addition to acting online, Felicia has appeared as an actor in many beloved roles in film and TV including in Supernatural, Eureka, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and Red Werewolf Hunter. She was a member of the board of directors of the International Academy of Web Television from 2009-2012. Born in Alabama, Felicia had an unconventional upbringing and schooling and began college at 16 attending the University of Texas at Austin on a full scholarship in violin performance. She double majored in mathematics and music performance, and graduated at the age of 19 in the top 4% of her class. Her life and remarkable career is showcased with humour and insight in her newly published memoir You’re Never Weird On The Internet (Almost).
Tune in Saturday 9-10 PM to find out more about the life and art of Felicia Day. For more info and to hear previous shows visit www.itsaquestionofbalance.com