Saturday, April 22, 2017

Event: Emmy Winner/Soap Icon Martha Byrne to Conduct Workshop about Getting Into Show Business at Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival

Martha Byrne to Present Free Workshop at Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival April 26th:
How To Avoid the Sharks and Get into Show Business-
Will Also Appear on the Red Carpet 

(Press Release)  Actress/Producer/Writer Martha Byrne, a three-time Daytime Emmy Winner, will be conducting a special workshop at the
RIdgewood Guild International FIlm Festival on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017 from 5:00 - 5:45pm at the Ridgewood BowTie Cinema, 190 East Ridgewood Avenue in Ridgewood, NJ. The title of the interactive workshop will be "How To Avoid The Sharks and Get Into Show Business." In the presentation Martha will speak to parents and children about what she has learned and what can be the path to success. The presentation is a must for anyone wanting to be an actor or actress. The presentation is free to the public. 

Martha Byrne is most well-known for her role as Lily (and Rose) Snyder on As the World Turns for over two decades. She has also had a role on General Hospital and was a writer for The Bold and The Beautiful. She is also a producer, having produced a short film starring Malin Ackerman, the webseries Gotham and the pilot Weight, the latter two of which she also starred in. She  has appeared in numerous movie and TV roles. Most recently she appeared in NBC's Crisis.

Martha began her career on Broadway in Annie when she was a young girl. She grew up in show business, and has gained experience and knowledge. She also ran a talent academy for aspiring actors in NJ. She takes pride in saying that she was a child actor who continues to act as an adult without the drama many young actors encounter.

The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival runs three nights. The first is Foreign Films Night at the Ridgewood Public Library, This night is free. Following Martha's presentation on Wednesday, she will appear on the Red Carpet along with other celebrities as well as the film makers. Films will be shown on Wednesday night and Thursday night starting at 7pm. The cost is $10 for the entire night which gets you in to see any film.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at Mango Jam, 41 North Broad Street in Ridgewood, or online at, directly at: 
 For more information on the Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival visit: www.RidgewoodGuild.comon Twitter @RidgewoodFilmFe and on Facebook

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