LA Skins Founder Ian Skorodin Explains the Native American Film Festival, A Labor of Passion and Pragmatism

At the moment, Ian Skorodin is busy. It’s a beautiful weekday morning in Los Angeles, but the founder and director of the L.A. Skins Fest, a Native American Film Festival, is in his cluttered Hollywood office, mired in the unglamorous work of sending digital files of feature movies and short films to XFINITY where they […]

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2013 Media Access Awards Delivers Humor and a Message

“I’m sorry,” television writer-producer David Shore – the creator and executive producer of the acclaimed series “House” – told the audience at the Media Access Awards last week in Beverly Hills. “He [House, the character played by Hugh Laurie ] was originally supposed to be in a wheelchair. But I lost that fight [with the […]

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Transcript: Erik Weihenmayer Interview

As part of Comcast’s observance of National Disability Awareness Month, XFINITY TV interviewed author and adventurer Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind man to summit Mount Everest. Weinhenmayer, 45, has since stood atop the highest peaks on all seven continents. XFINITY On Demand also features his movie “High Ground,” a documentary that chronicles a team of […]

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