Film, Music, and the Arts

April 24, 2021

LITTLE FALLS, NJ — On Sunday, April 25th 2021, the 93rd Academy Awards will be held in Los Angeles, CA, and there’s a New Jersey connection to several nominated films and filmmakers this year. TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, was joined by David W. Schoner Jr., the Associate Director ...

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WEST CALDWELL, NJ -- In honor of International Barbershop Quartet Day, TAPintoTV looks back at our conversations with Will Downey, member of New Jersey's #1 barbershop quartet, Gimme Four, and award-winning Musical Director and Producer, Deke Sharon. Gimme Four is an International Semifinalist ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ -- Heather Brittain O’Scanlon spoke to TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, about her latest film, which premiered at this year’s Garden State Film Festival. O’Scanlon is the leading actress and co-producer of “Victim No. 6,” the latest production from SOS ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ -- TAPintoTV caught up with David W. Schoner, Jr., Associate Director of the New Jersey Motion Picture and Television Commission, at the 2021 Garden State Film Festival.  Schoner, a board member of the festival, spoke about this year’s hybrid format necessitated by the COVID-19 ...

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ASBURY PARK, NJ -- Daniel Baldwin, an American actor, director, and producer, discussed his documentary "My Promise to PJ" at the Garden State Film Festival. The documentary focuses on the aftermath of the drug overdose of PJ Raynor, the son of long-time family friend Barbara Jean, and the effects ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPinto TV’s Brian Brodeur spoke with Jill Morgan and Maddie Moore, co-hosts of The Bachelor Degree, a podcast that gives listeners a weekly deep-dive recap into the ABC hit-series “The Bachelor”.  Each podcast episode starts with a recap of the Bachelor episode, which aired ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Comedian John Poveromo recently broke a Guinness World Record and spoke to TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to explain how it all went down.  Poveromo and his comedic colleagues recently produced a live show on Twitch, a popular streaming platform, and broke the ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer Brian Brodeur spoke with independent photojournalist Julian Leshay, live from Washington, D.C., on Inauguration Day about his experiences in the nation’s capital as Joe Biden and Kamala Harris became the next president and vice president. Leshay spoke to ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Julian Leshay, an independent photojournalist, spoke with Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about his experiences taking photos at the recent Capitol Hill riot on January 6. Leshay gives viewers his insight into the scenes he witnessed and the images he captured on that fateful ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ – Brian Brodeur is joined by Andrew Lepley, the longtime Director of Photography at East Main Media. The two spoke about Lepley’s longtime collaboration with Brodeur and his work with the team at East Main Media.    Typically working behind the camera, Lepley joked about being a ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur talked with Director Katsitsionni Fox and Editorial Consultant Corinna Sager about the new documentary film Without a Whisper, the untold story of how indigenous women influenced the early suffragette movement in the United ...

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SHAFTSBURY, VT -- Erin McKenny, Director of the Robert Frost Stone House Museum, joined TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the museum and the lasting legacy of one of America's most celebrated poets. We know whose woods these were—Robert Frost lived in the home for nine years starting in 1920.

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, speaks with Jack Frisch, owner of Upright Graphics & Upright Transport, to discuss how his love for jazz was born and led to a successful career serving the music industry. After purchasing a 1947 upright Kay bass, ...

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Mark Egan, World-Renowned Bassist and Composer, joined TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer Brian Brodeur, to discuss how he found his distinctive musical voice as a bass player.   Growing up in Brockton Massachusetts, Egan first began playing trumpet while in elementary school and continued throughout ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Joe Travers, archivist of the works of Frank Zappa, spoke to TAPintoTV Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about the Zappa Trust's latest box set entitled "Halloween 81" "This is the third box set that we've done," Travers said. "Celebrating Halloween runs that Frank did in New ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Today marks the 19th anniversary of the founding of East Main Media, which was incorporated on 10/30/01. Owner and Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with TAPintoTV host Stephanie Willoughby about founding East Main Media, lessons learned, and the evolution of the ...

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LITTLE FALLS, N.J. - Senior Producer Kayla Steinmetz sat down with East Main Media Executive Producer Brian Brodeur to discuss the production company's evolution and her role in its success. Steinmetz talked about her experiences beginning in 2014 when she started as an intern, primarily being ...

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Little Falls, NJ -- American Business Associates, New York & New Jersey’s premier business development organization, is partnering with East Main Media to launch a new weekly television program: Opportunity Calls with Ellen Volpe. Airing each Sunday throughout the New York Metro area at 11am ...

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ORLANDO, FL -- Caldwell, New Jersey native Dave Ammirata reflected on the past decade working with high-profile media clients at East Main Media. After graduating from Duquesne University, Ammirata was hired as an assistant editor and engineer in 2011 and has since become an indispensable member of ...

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George Alan Ruth, who is the voice behind the TAPintoTV promos, recently joined Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV's Executive Producer, at East Main Media Studios for a conversation on his long-spanning career as an announcer and voice-over artist.  Ruth, who grew up in New Jersey, was the inaugural ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has passed the six-month mark, East Main Media Studios continues to provide industry-leading media services and remote communication support to businesses throughout the Tri-state area and beyond. “Not only do we provide the highest level of ...

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MEMPHIS, TN -- The legendary Sun Studio in Memphis Tennessee, was founded by Sam Phillips in 1950, and is considered the birthplace of Rock and Roll music. Artists like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis, got their start in this recording studio. TAPintoTV takes you behind the ...

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AUGUSTA, GA -- Corey Washington, educator and author of Jimi Hendrix: Black Legacy (A Dream Deferred), recently appeared on TAPintoTV, speaking with Executive Producer Brian Brodeur about his book, as well as the life and music of Jimi Hendrix, who passed away 50 years ago today. Brodeur and ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Author and UrbEx Photographer, Alex Gulino, appeared on TAPintoTV to discuss her new book Empire State of Decay: Discarded New York. UrbEx, short for Urban Exploration, refers to the exploration and often the photography of abandoned buildings and structures. In the book, ...

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Saratoga Automobile Museum Communication Director, Dustin Lanterman, joins TAPintoTV Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, to discuss the museum's diverse collection of vehicles and upcoming annual auction. The Saratoga Auto Museum can be found in the former Bottling Plant of Saratoga Spa State ...

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Artistic Director Brenda J. Lillie joined TAPintoTV's Brian Brodeur via Zoom video conference from Massachusetts where she discussed her international career in theater production and her latest one-woman show.  Lillie started her professional career with a degree in Theater and Television ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur spoke with Grammy award-winning electric bassist Mark Egan about his latest recording, “Electric Blue,” a duo project with drummer Danny Gottlieb. The release highlights the five decades-long collaboration between these two highly-accomplished ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ — TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, Brian Brodeur, spoke with Comedian and Writer, John Poveromo about his latest projects, early influences, and how his comedy career has changed and grown, despite the lack of live appearances due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Though Poveromo is ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Executive Producer Brian Brodeur recently spoke with Thomas Franklin, multimedia journalist, about his latest project, “Seeking Refuge,” a virtual exhibit featuring personal and collective tales of people seeking safety in foreign lands. Franklin, an Assistant Professor at ...

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LITTLE FALLS, NJ -- Brian Brodeur, TAPintoTV’s Executive Producer, recently spoke with Comedian and Writer John Poveromo, about his latest project, a short film he co-wrote and stars in called Duppet.  Poveromo and Brodeur spoke via video conference from East Main Media’s studio in Little Falls, ...

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