Hall H | Hall H Show
Hall H Show - Ep 67 - Carmina

Ep. 67 – The Tales From Midnight: Carmina

The Hall H Show podcast talked with Mark A.J. Nazal, Erica Juliet and Joe Arciaga, the creative team behind the movie, Carmina. This episode is also available on Google Play, iTunesStitcher, iHeart Radio and Spotify. The Hall H Show is hosted by Aaron Nabus and Alex Benedicto and is the “Voice of Independent Creators.”

Show Notes:

Aaron Nabus here and thanks for tuning into the Hall H Show!

For episode 67, we continue with our focus on independent filmmakers. At WonderCon 2019, in Anaheim, CA, I got a chance to have a pretty cool conversation with the creative development team behind Carmina (currently in production), the first movie from the anthology series, The Tales From Midnight:

  • Mark A.J. Nazal (Director, Visual Effects Supervisor, Executive Producer)
  • Erica Juliet (Lead Actress, Producer)
  • Jomari “Joe” Arciaga (Producer)

From The Tales From Midnight: Carmina press kit:

Mark is Primetime Emmy® Award Winning Visual Effects Artist & Supervisor and filmmakerbest known for his work on Fox’s hit show, Gotham. He was responsible for leading the Environments and Digital Matte Painting team on the 2nd season of HBO’s groundbreaking show Westworld and is currently the Head of the Environments Department at a premiere visual effects studio and an Environments Supervisor for visual effects on a number of hit sci-fi/fantasy shows such as Lucifer, The Walking Dead, Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Runaways, and more.

Erica is an international actress, writer and model working between Bali, LA, and Manila. She has been featured in TV shows such as Gang Related, Bones, NCIS LA, 90210, Legit, Parks and Recreation, Baby Daddy, and The Comeback.

Joe is a Co-Founder and Executive Director (Emeritus) of the Filipino American Chamber of Commerce, Greater LA. He has also served on several non-profit boards, including FilamARTS, the Association for the Advancement of Philippine Arts and Culture.

Carmina is a fantasy drama that tells the story of a young woman played by Erica Juliet who discovers that she’s always had the power to fight back against her demons.

The character’s demons are under the guise of issues faced by an undocumented immigrant suffering from domestic abuse.

The narrative and visual framework of Carmina comes from a mixed Filipino American background with a character that lives in a small and conservative town in Middle America contrasted by the character’s cultural heritage which happens to involve a “diwata” from Philippine mythology. This mythological character will be played by Filipino Actress Geneva Cruz.

Please enjoy my conversation with the team behind Carmina, Mark, Erica and Joe!

Follow The Tales From Midnight: Carmina


Follow Mark A.J. Nazal


Follow Erica Juliet


Follow Joe Arciaga


Thank YOU:

Thank you so much for tuning into the Hall H Show podcast, where we love showcasing independent creators like filmmakers, Mark A.J. Nazal, Erica Juliet and Joe Arciaga. I can’t wait to see their movie, Carmina!

Also, don’t forget to listen to episode 66, featuring filmmaker Kaitlyn Fae where we talk about her movie, Fruit Fly and to stay tuned for episode 68, which will round out our current focus on filmmakers, with the creator of the viral smartphone film, 61 Hugs (which was screened at the recent 2019 International Mobile Film Festival), C.K. Goldiing, from Sheffield, England.

If you believe in our mission to be the voice of independent creators, we would love a rating (hopefully five stars) and a comment on iTunes or where ever you listen to podcasts. Also, please share our episodes using the hashtag #HallHshow.

Peace, cheers and if you would like to recommend a guest for our show, please reach out to us on any of our social media accounts our contact form.

You can find this podcast on Google Play, iTunesStitcher, iHeartRadio and Spotify and our website, HallH.com.

Aaron Nabus

Aaron Nabus

After crash landing on Earth, Aaron Nabus grew to enjoy watching anime and Godzilla movies, reading comic books, eating kimchi, and playing 80's and 90's arcade, Nintendo and SNES games. When not roaming the galaxy, interviewing talented creators, he is a Graphic Designer, Brand Ambassador for the International Mobile Film Festival, founder and organizer of FilAm CreatorCon and a #ComicConFit motivator.

Connect with Us!


Email Signup Form


%d bloggers like this: