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Amber Benson To Guest on Ringer

16 October 2011 Leave a comment

Amber Benson Amber Benson is set to guest on Sarah Michelle Gellar’s new show, Ringer, which has just been picked up for a full season.  Amber will feature in the 10th episode and will play a stripper and informant for Agent Machada.

Source: TV Guide

Amber Benson on Once & Future Podcast

29 September 2011 Leave a comment

Amber BensonAmber Benson appears on episode three of the Once and Future Podcast, where she discussed writing, acting and directing. Go to Once and Future Podcast to listen, or download from iTunes

Amber Benson and Adam Busch in Count Jeff

22 August 2011 Leave a comment

Amber Benson Amber Benson and Adam Busch star in Count Jeff, a web series about, a regular guy (played by Adam) who finds his life has changed for the vampiric after an unexpected one night stand with a “bad girl”. Amber plays, Colleen, his controlling ex-girlfriend.

For more information check out the website, http://www.countjeff.com, the first three episodes are available to watch on You Tube

Amber Benson Remixes Under Your Spell

8 June 2011 Leave a comment

Amber BensonAs promised and as a thank you to fans who have reviewed her latest book, Cat’s Claw, on Amazon, Amber Benson has remixed her Under Your Spell and posted it at her Official Blog. The direct link to the mp3 is here.

Source: AmberBensonWroteThis.

Amber Benson in YouTube Creator Program short

12 April 2011 Leave a comment

Amber BensonAmber Benson stars as Yolanda Tube in a short video which is part of a pitch for the YouTube Creator Program.

You can watch the short at You Tube Creator Programs

Raked Interview Amber Benson

30 March 2011 Leave a comment

Tweet-sclusive! Five Questions with Amber Benson

March 25, 2011

Amber Benson

Twitter is a wonderful, wonderful thing. It puts us up close and personal with our favorite stars without making them uncomfortable by literally being up close and personal. I follow a good handful of my favorite TV people, one of which being the delightful Amber Benson.

Amber, most known for her role as Tara in Buffy, has since had a very active life — on and off the screen. I was lucky enough to meet her a couple years ago when her first book in the Calliope Reaper-Jones series came out. Well, she’s on to her third book in the series, Serpent’s Storm, which was just published last month. I thought I’d reach out and ask her a few things about her new role as an author — including whether we’d see Calliope herself on screen some day — in Raked’s first Tweet-sclusive.

So check it out below. Five questions tweeted her way with her five answers. I was nice and didn’t demand her answers be under 140 characters, but she did a pretty darn good job of keeping them short and sweet nonetheless.

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Raked

Congrats on Serpent’s Storm! As the third book in the series, what about Calliope’s world makes you keep writing about it?

 

Amber Benson

I just love writing a series where anything is possible — and where all religions and philosophies coexist together.  That’s what fun about writing in Callie’s world, everyone — kind of — gets along.

 

Raked

Out of the 3 in the series which was the hardest (or easiest) to write? Was there added pressure, seeing it as a series?

 

Amber Benson

The third book, Serpent’s Storm, was probably the hardest book to write — there was a lot of tying up of plot ends in this story.  The second book, Cat’s Claw, was easiest.  It just wrote itself — I think it was all the time jumping — I credit that with making the book so fun to write.  Of course there was added pressure doing this story as a series — it still frightens me, especially because I’m doing book 4 now!

Raked

Yourwork crosses all media — movies, TV, bks. Think we’ll see Calliope on screen some day? Who could you see playing her?

 

Amber Benson

I would love to see Death’s Daughter as a TV show — I always think of Zooey Deschanel when I think of Callie.

 

Raked

What else do you have going on? What other projects or appearances should fans keep an eye out for on the horizon?

 

Amber Benson

Well, DRONES, the film I did with Adam Busch, is come out on DVD in the next few months – it’s On DEMAND now — and the paperback edition of AMONG THE GHOSTS, my middle grade book, comes out in September.

 

Raked

Finally, (since this is a Twitter-sclusive, after all), how’s it feel to be so close to your fans on Twitter?

 

Amber Benson

I love being able to find out peeps thoughts in real time — I wish all these social media outlets had been around when we were doing BUFFY!

 

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Don’t forget to check out Amber’s book Serpent’s Storm, out now. And, if you haven’t already, don’t forget to check her out on Twitter: @amber_benson. And many thanks to Amber for being our first Tweet-sclusive!

*images from Yahoo! TV and, well, Amber’s Twitter feed

 

 

Amber Benson Talks About Her New Film: Another Harvest Moon

28 March 2011 Leave a comment

Amber BensonAmber Benson stars in Another Harvest Moon, a drama about life in an American nursing home.

The story focuses on four friends living in the home who play cards together every morning and have become like family to each other. When one of the four reveals that he no longer remembers his wifes and face and does not want to live to endure another stroke, his friends and family must deal with their own fears and confront their feelings about faith, dignity and obligations to their loved ones.

The film premiered at the Rhode Island International Film Festival where it was awarded the Audience Award Grand Prize for a feature film and Best Original Music Composition. Another Harvest Moon also won the Audience Award at the Louiseville Film Festival.

For more details and trailers go to the website: www.anotherharvestmoon.com

Check below for a behind the scenes video where the cast discuss their roles.

 

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