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INTERVIEW: Emily Piggford on That’s My DJ, Creativity and Theatre

Emily Piggford is known for her compelling role as Meagan in the award-winning web series, That’s My DJ, and won Best Performance by an Actress at the Canadian Screen Awards. You can also see her in other television shows like The Girlfriend Experience, Lost Girl and Hemlock Grove. We spoke to her about her experience working on one of the most unique web series online and also her work in theatre. Check out the interview below.

What initially drew you to your character, Meagan, in That’s My DJ

That she was a party girl with a heart of gold! Also I really like my quiet time and country music and staying in and while Meagan and I are both very playful people, we have completely different playgrounds. I was excited to play someone that was so joyfully immersed in this world of partying and EDM and DJs that I was so far removed from.

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IAWTV Awards 2014 in Las Vegas

For those of you who don’t know, Dianne and I co-host on the super fun show Super Geeked Up. The show is hosted by Jeff Burns, the creator of the web series Super Knocked Up, and both of these shows were nominated for awards by the International Academy of Web Television (IAWTV).

We were so excited and honored to discover that we are a part of a show that has been nominated! Wow! The awards ceremony was held in Las Vegas at the Rio Hotel. I was lucky enough to be able to attend and pretend for one whole evening that I was a professional person. Oh, did I mention that Super Geeked Up won for Best Supplemental Content? Check us out with the cool looking award!

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Congratulations to Super Geeked Up!

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Ep. 118 Super Knocked Up

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The creator of Super Knocked Up, Jeff Burns, joins in this week’s episode along with actors Jourdan Gibson (Darkstar) and Mark Pezzula (Captain Amazing). Super Knocked Up is a hilarious web series with a heart and all three of our guest discuss their love for this project — plus what’s to come in season 2! Also, Jourdan’s pants may or may not be deathly. . . listen and find out.

Ep. 103 Stephanie Gorin and Naomi Snieckus

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We spoke to casting director, Stephanie Gorin and actress, Naomi Snieckus who both star in their own award winning — and hilarious! — web series called The Casting Room. Listen in as we discuss what it’s like to be in a real casting room, the funny things actors would do in auditions and what it takes to make a web series successful. Don’t forget to check out The Casting Room and to follow them on Twitter @TheCastingRoom1.

GEEK LIFE: Girl Power on the Web

Here on Defective Geeks, we strive to inspire other geek women out there to be everything they can be in life and be proud of their nerdy-ness. We try to set an example that nerds aren’t generally all awkward. We can be… but we also have a lot of fun! No matter how geeky you are – from someone who collects comic books to those who just happen to like the Harry Potter movies. I think you’re cool.

I wanted to share the female driven websites that has given me guidance, strength and girl power during the moments when I am feeling insecure and unsure of myself.

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Gala Darling’s blog is a constant inspiration. Plus, it’s always upbeat and not just because it’s pink!

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