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Introducing, Monique Lewis!
Monique joins the “Courage” family as an associate producer and marketing coordinator.
Monique’s own “Courage” story is a little unique, in that, her family plays a “big part” in the production of the show. She is pumped to be a part of the marketing side of the program, as she believes in the vision, characters, and story.
So, do as Monique did, and spend an entire night “in” and catch the “Courage bug!”
Warning: semi-spoiler alert.
When Dad and I had our first debates (everything is a debate with us) about the script of Courage, I was a 2 or 3 months pregnant with my first child. She was born a week before shooting began, so I was unable to help in the actual filming, though I had been heavily involved in pre-production—I’m listed in the credits as “Consulting Producer” which I joke means “Resident Cynic.”
Dad has touched briefly on the difficulty of working closely with family on a project like this, what he didn’t mention was the added difficulty of trying to explain every production decision to an overly-opinionated pregnant woman. Continue Reading »