Two Beats One Soul - Live Q&A



Home Viewing Mon, Oct 19, 2020 7:00 PM
Ticket Prices
General Public:FREE
Film Info
Is Q&A:Yes
Programs:Cine Latino
Runtime:45 min


Monday, October 19 at 7:00pm: Join Cine Latino in a LIVE ZOOM conversation that includes Two Beats One Soul Director Bille Woodruff, Producer Vivian Scott Chew, Co-Executive Producer Antonio Martinez, and Musicians Jon B and Louie Vega for a special Cine Latino edition of "We The People: Required Watching," moderated by MSP Film Society Programmer Craig Rice

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Billie WoodruffBille Woodruff - Director
Raised in Virginia, Bille Woodruff attended University of Maryland, College Park, as a National Merit Scholar on a full academic scholarship with plans of becoming an anthropologist. Things took an unexpected twist once he began an internship at Black Entertainment Television (BET) in Washington, DC, and switched his major to film. Bille's career in show biz began as he worked his way up through the ranks at BET, from intern to Executive Producer of Specials and Original Programming. It is while at BET that Bille also began directing EPKs and Music Videos for up-and-coming artists.

Vivian Scott ChewVivian Scott Chew - Producer
Vivian Scott Chew is undeniably a pioneering risk taker in every sense of the word. As Founder and Principal of TimeZone International, she stands as an innovative figure in the global music and entertainment industry. One of Chew’s foundational steps was at ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers), where she was the first African-American female membership representative. She then founded the “ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards,” which became an instant success and has grown to become an ASCAP staple event celebrating its 33rd year. Vivian stepped into the world of entrepreneurship by establishing TimeZone International-the first U.S. based African-American owned company that provides recording artists with international marketing and promotion services in expanded regions. The roster of artists includes Jill Scott, Lil Wayne, JoJo, Toni Braxton, Iyanla Vanzant, Jay-Z, Kem, Brian McKnight, Ledisi, Common, India.Arie, BeBe Winans. Corporate clients include McDonalds, Red Bull, Sony Music and Universal Music Group to name a few. Alongside her husband, Music Director and Producer, Ray Chew, Vivian is a founding Partner in Chew Entertainment, a premiere event production firm. Together, they have a great reverence for live music, working with clients such as The National Urban League, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The American Heart Association, Jackie Robinson Foundation and Carnegie Hall where she and Ray are proud to have produced multiple installments of their star-studded concert, a “Night of Inspiration”. Vivian is the newest board member of the New Jersey Council on the Arts and Convenant House and is the Co-Founder and President of The Power2Inspire Foundation, which was created with her husband to identify and nurture music creators and industry leaders to rise to their highest potential.

Jon BJon B - Musician
Jon B. is a consummate artist, an accomplished musician and noted songwriter and producer with several gold and platinum records under his belt. His is a richly textured body of music, a testament to one man’s love for all things soul.... His beginning was seasoned by early influences including Duran Duran, Inxs, Marvin Gaye, Michael Jackson, Babyface, Prince and Sade. With a career spanning over 25 years Jon B continues to grow with the times with his production and songwriting current releases: March 2020-Sugar Remix Brockhampton feat Dua Lipa, Jon B.,Ryan Beatty, November 2019- Priceless and April 2019-Understand feat Donell Jones.

Louie VegaLouie Vega - Musician
A leader in global dance music, Louie Vega has painted an award-winning career from a palette mixed with everything from house, salsa and afro-beat, to jazz, hip hop, gospel and soul. What distinguishes the Grammy winner and 7-time nominee as one of the best living house music deejays is his ability to evolve alongside the times, distill the current musical landscape through his unique taste and put his own timeless spin on all the music he creates.

Antonio MartinezAntonio Martinez - Co Executive Producer
For more than 20 years Antonio Martinez has specialised in the production and international distribution of Cuban music through his German agency Endirecto. With an established dependance in Havana the company is a wellknown partner for international culture exchange projects and audiovisual productions in, and with, Cuba.

Craig Laurence Rice
Craig Laurence Rice - MODERATOR, MSP Film Society Programmer

About Two Beats One Soul


Powerhouse music industry couple Ray Chew (music director for ABC’s Dancing with The Stars), and Vivian Scott Chew (an innovative figure in the global music and entertainment world) assemble an all-star collection of American and Cuban musicians—from upstart rappers and DJs to veteran cantadores, in this stirring, hip-shaking testament to the unifying power of music from directors Bille Woodruff and Sara Nesson.