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293 - Florencia Lozano, Actress, Writer - One Life to Live, Bruce Willis, and the Power Owning It

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Bonsai Creative, MAKE IT Podcast, Florencia Lozano, Voice of the Filmmaker

In this episode, we speak with Actress and Writer Florencia Lozano. We talk about her film, ‘Life After You,’ her new Netflix series ‘Keep Breathing,’ the plague of grief, addiction, shame, and suicide, what Americans get wrong about freedom and what we take for granted, and how to solve the world’s biggest problems, the value of “owning it” as creative, why Soap Actors don’t get the respect they deserve, and the secret to winning over Producers and Casting Directors in auditions.


About Florencia Lozano

Florencia Lozano is an American actress who starred as Téa Delgado on the daytime series One Life to Live. She got her MFA at NYU’s Graduate Acting Program and her BA at Brown University where she studied Comparative Literature. Florencia is a member of the LAByrinth Theater Company and LAB’s literary manager. Her play: “underneathmybed” was produced at the Rattlestick Playwrights’ Theatre and won HOLA’s (Hispanic Organization of Latino Actors) Best New Play Award in 2010. Her play BUSTED was produced by Rising Phoenix at CINO nights and her new play PAPILUCHO is currently in development.

Florencia is most prominently known for One Life To Live (1975-2013) TV Series, General Hospital (2012) TV Series, Veronika Decides To Die (2009), and Perfect Stranger (2007). Florencia’s non-television work spans from 2005 to the present and includes 13 feature length films and 5 shorts. Florencia's Keep Breathing series is set to air on Netflix in 2022.

Florencia is starring in “Life After You,” an independent feature released on April 5 and airing now on Pay-Per-View, Video On Demand, and other major platforms The film centers around a suburban family's struggle with the death of their 19-year-old son, following an overdose of heroin that was laced with fentanyl.

"Life After You" explores the questions of who and what is responsible for this tragedy and follows their journey to answer these questions as their family unravels from grief, guilt, and anger. The film is inspired by the book, “Life After You: What Your Death From Drugs Leaves Behind” by Linda Lajterman.


About the MAKE IT Podcast

The MAKE IT podcast is an audio platform for the Voice of the Filmmaker Program. We offer a variety of educational, aspirational, and entertaining content that promotes the success of creatives across the filmmaking community and the film industry. Our Filmmaker Conversations with industry professionals are dedicated to sharing the advice, knowledge, and insights of experienced filmmakers while exploring what it truly means to be an independent creative in the highly competitive world of filmmaking. Each filmmaker conversation is backed by thoughtful research that allows us to uncover the raw, authentic truths behind each filmmaker's journey. Through our Indie Talks, we share our thoughts and perspectives on navigating independent film from the perspective of Advisory and Executive Producers. We discuss topics that are relevant to filmmakers across a wide spectrum of filmmaking perspectives, and we do our best to uncover hidden truths and new developments in the film industry. Our goal is to help filmmakers avoid the pitfalls and obstacles on the business side of film so that their filmmaking creativity can thrive. Our Industry Insights provide bite-sized actionable advice that filmmaking professionals and creatives of all kinds can use to keep their heads up as they continue their filmmaking journeys. With advice sourced from the filmmaking community, we build upon the wisdom of our filmmaking guests to provide our audience with truly aspirational and inspirational content. The Mistakes in the Making series gives our filmmaking friends an opportunity to speak directly to our filmmaking audience to share a specific lesson they've learned through a mistake they've made. We are firm believers that mistakes can be the gateway to success when we open our hearts and minds to learning from them, sharing them, and using them to Be Better.


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