Ugin Rapoport

Ugin RapoportUgin Rapoport is an event producer, art aficionado, and published author. Ugin grew up in the DFW area and graduated from the University of North Texas. While attending college Ugin trained with the acting workshop Class Act Dallas. Ugin has traveled the country for many years producing campaigns at high-profile events including SXSW, Art Basel, Artscape, and the Austin Film Festival. He is heavily involved in the Dallas arts and film community, continuously writing articles to represent local artists, actors, exhibitions, and film makers.

Take a Day Trip up 35 to the Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art

Take a Day Trip up 35 to the Fred Jones Jr Museum of Art

The Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art on the University of Oklahoma campus at Norman is one of the finest university art museums in the US. See the nearly 17,000-object permanent collection, including one of the largest collection of Native American Art. Admission is also free! Here are some of our favorite pieces from a […]

Interview: Five Questions for Dallas Actor Anthony Kung

Interview: Five Questions for Dallas Actor Anthony Kung

1) What was your first major acting role in Dallas? Dallas was where I started off acting in 2010 and I've had many small parts in student films, indie projects, and commercials. It's what one could expect not having had any formal arts training as my Bachelor's degree is in Aerospace Engineering from the University […]

REVIEW: 30+ Compelling Pieces & Scenes From Miami’s Highly-Acclaimed Art Basel

REVIEW: 30+ Compelling Pieces & Scenes From Miami's Highly-Acclaimed Art Basel

This last week and weekend I had the pleasure of attending Art Basel in Miami. For those that don't know, Art Basel is a culmination of several events. It's the art fair of art fairs where several major exhibitions dovetail. There are also artist meet and greets, behind-the scenes, and private parties. Here is a […]

Dallas Design Within Reach Grand Opening Event

Dallas Design Within Reach Grand Opening Event

Dallas Grand Opening Party November 8th New studio open in NorthPark Center! Event featured Dallas-based illustrator Rob Wilson sketching freehand animations. Legendary Dallas musician DJ Sober provided the tunes. Along with complimentary wine/champagne and hors d'oeuvres, a $500 studio gift card will be raffled after the event.

Interview: Five Questions for Dallas Actor Amber Williams

Interview: Five Questions for Dallas Actor Amber Williams

Amber Williams, A Dallas native and graduate of TWU, has appeared in films such as Run, B.O.O.S.T., and Frackers. She has since taken her craft internationally, and shares her acting story with us. ILID: How did you get started in acting? Amber: I remember being in my first play at 6, and if you let […]

Top 25 Actors from Dallas

Top 25 Actors from Dallas

1. Jamie Foxx Jamie Foxx was born in Terrell. He has won an Academy Award and a Golden Globe. His notable acting roles include The Soloist, Jarhead, Miami Vice, and Django Unchained. 2. Owen Wilson Owen Wilson has starred in hits including Bottle Rocket, Wedding Crashers, and Behind Enemy Lines. He also won an Academy […]

Top 15 Films Made in Dallas

Top 15 Films Made in Dallas

Ever wondered what films were created in Dallas, Texas? Here's a nice list of what we think are some of the best.

Top 10 Casting Agencies in Dallas

Top 10 Casting Agencies in Dallas

Since I've working in the Dallas area for high-profile events for a number years, and having many friends in the industry, I thought I'd provide the most up-to-date list of the top 10 talent casting agencies in Dallas for those that are considering breaking into the field.

Official 2017 Austin Film Festival Schedule – 75+ Films & Features

Official 2017 Austin Film Festival Schedule - 75+ Films & Features

Last year at the Austin Film Festival I had the pleasure of working as the sponsorship coordinator in conjunction with The Long Center to feature the first preview of La La Land; a critically acclaimed film starting Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone. Unfortunately I have a prior commitment, thus I will not be present at this year's event.