Brittany Daniel - Actress
Brittany began her career starring opposite her twin sister Cynthia in the television series "Sweet Valley High” for which they won the Young Artist Award for a TV comedy. She recently starred as “Kelly Pitts” in the hit television show THE GAME, that finished its 9th season on BET in 2015. After making her feature film debut in "The Basketball Diaries” opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Brittany went on to recur on "Dawson's Creek", "That '70s Show," It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and went on to become a series regular on "That '80s Show." Other feature film credits include “Skyline” "White Chicks," "Joe Dirt," "Joe Dirt 2," "Little Man," and "Club Dread.” Brittany was nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award for producing “Ruby” for the Style Network starring her best friend, Ruby Gettinger. It ran for 4 seasons.
Brittany was diagnosed with and survived stage 4 Non Hodgkins Lymphoma in her mid 30s and it is her passion to help share what she has learned along her road to a full recovery. Brittany has been an ambassador for 4 years to The Gabrielle’s Angel Foundation, Cycle For Survival and Stand Up To Cancer. Most recently Brittany and her sister Cynthia launched their California-inspired lifestyle website, The Sweet Life by Brittany and Cynthia Daniel
In this inspiring interview, Brittany shares tips for working with her agent and manager, secrets to launching a successful social media presence, and how she manifested her favorite series regular TV gig, among other useful gems. You can access her favorite books on craft here: How to Stop Acting by Harold Guskin and True and False: Heresy and Common Sense for the Actor by David Mamet. The pitching resource she shares is a free e-book on How to Pitch a Reality Show
Enjoy, and connect with Brittany on Instagram at @iambdaniel
Howie Deutch - Director
Howard Deutch began as a director shooting movie trailers and commercials and then moved into major motion pictures and television.
Films he has directed include MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL, THE WHOLE TEN YARDS, THE REPLACEMENTS, GRUMPIER OLD MEN (People’s Choice Award winner), THE ODD COUPLE II, PRETTY IN PINK, SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL, THE GREAT OUTDOORS, ARTICLE 99, and GETTING EVEN WITH DAD.
Howie also directed the television film, GLEASON, for which he received a Director’s Guild of America nomination.
Recent television directing includes multiple episodes of YOUNG SHELDON, EMPIRE, TRUE BLOOD, GETTING ON, AMERICAN HORROR STORY, THE STRAIN, CSI:NY, CSI:CYBER, JANE THE VIRGIN, among others. He was Producer/Director on two seasons of the Cinemax/HBO series OUTCAST, and the first season of TNT’s CLAWS.
Earlier shows include the pilot for MELROSE PLACE, CAROLINE IN THE CITY, TALES FROM THE CRYPT (Cable ACE award winner), HUNG, BIG LOVE, RINGER, LIFE UNEXPECTED, JANE BY DESIGN, HARRY’S LAW, WATCHING ELLIE, WAREHOUSE 13, and EMILY OWENS, MD.
Deutch has directed several plays at New York’s Ensemble Theatre, as well as music videos for performers such as Billy Idol and Billy Joel. He has a long association with the Beverly Hills Playhouse, and the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, as a teacher and stage director. He has also volunteered as a teacher for the NFAA YoungArts program, a non-profit theatre project called The Unusual Suspects, and at seminars for the Directors Guild of America and Screen Actors Guild.
Deutch resides in Los Angeles with his wife, Lea Thompson, and their two talented daughters, Madelyn and Zoey, along with a menagerie of horses, dogs, lots of fish and chickens!Visit Howie's IMDb Recommend to a friend