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Would you like to invite award-winning Star Wars visual effects master Ed Kramer to share his engaging stories of special effects history? Could your film, video or web project benefit from his expert consultation?

A Technical Director at Industrial Light and Magic for many years, with a new book coming out in the Spring, Ed Kramer's work has included visual effects for Star Wars I-III (remember the fiery lava planet?), Pirates of the Caribbean II (remember the Kraken?), Harry Potter II Ed Kramer (how about the Quidditch course?), The Mummy (who can forget the skittering scarab beetles?) and many other high visibility projects for television and film.

Known for his entertaining presentations to audiences of all ages, relating first-hand experience with many popular directors and films, Ed is available for interviews, speaking engagements and events. Ed recently spoke at the Denver Film Festival in November, where he was interviewed by Rocky Mountain News film critic Robert Denerstein and film clips featuring his special effects mastery were shown. Ed spoke at a standing room only Littleton Public Library Star Wars event, attracting 300+ people in October.

Ed and his talented network of experienced freelance video effects artists can provide also high-end results for any film, video or animation project. Ed is currently teaching the next generation of gurus as a college professor, welcoming smaller-scale projects for his students, a rare opportunity to incorporate the guiding touch of a master at low cost.

If you would like to learn more about submitting a project proposal or speaking engagement request for Ed, contact Lighted Bridge.




Visionary entrepreneur, multimedia pioneer and Divination Foundation founder Paul O'Brien is touring the world sharing insights from his latest books Great Decisions, Perfect Timing and The Visionary I Ching.

Paul O'Brien Paul O'Brien blazed a brilliant trail to world change by combining technology with traditional pathways to inner guidance, inventing a new category of software in 1989. His inspired creations evolved to constitute the world's largest astrology and divination ecommerce website, exclusively providing all such features for AOL, Google, MySpace and Beliefnet.

Since selling the $20M business in 2007, Paul has authored three books, including the 2015 release of Great Decisions, Perfect Timing: Cultivating Intuitive Intelligence, as well as The Visionary I Ching: A Book of Changes for the 21st Century. In addition to producing authentic divination software and writing books, Paul's Pathways radio program on Portland's KBOO (and iTunes podcast) has been featuring dynamic conversations with paradigm-shifting leaders for 30 years, continuing to explore the leading edges of personal and cultural evolution.

If you would like to host an event with Paul or invite him to a conference, contact Lighted Bridge.




PMH Atwater, one of the top near-death experience (NDE) experts in the world, is scheduling appearances worldwide.

P.M.H. AtwaterP.M.H. Atwater, L.H.D., is internationally recognized as one of the top researchers in the world into near-death experiences (NDEs). She has completed 10 books on her findings since starting her pioneering work in this area in 1978.

P. M. H. has won many awards, speaks around the world, and has appeared on numerous TV and radio programs, including Larry King Live, Sally Jessy Raphael, Regis & Kathie Lee, Entertainment Tonight, Geraldo, and Coast to Coast AM. She has lectured twice at the United Nations. She also inspires others through her work as a prayer chaplain and spiritual counselor.

If you would like to host an event with PMH or invite her to a conference, contact Lighted Bridge.




Rev. Christine Green of Portland's Sacred Heart Ministries provides empowering teachings on authentic living, caregiving, financial management and prayer chaplain training.

Rev. Christine Green is the author of Authentic Spirituality: A Woman's Guide to Living an Empowered Life, Anatomy of Caring: Insights on Faith from a Caregiver and a Patient, A Caregivers Journal: Insights and Inspirations for Caregivers and Rev. Christine Green multiple articles on caregiving and women's issues. Christine has served in leadership roles in New Thought Ministries in California and Oregon, and she has a Masters in Religious Studies, along with a background and business and education.

Christine teaches with compassion and clarity and is dedicated to sharing tools to reveal your authentic life. As an author, retreat and workshop facilitator, speaker, and spiritual mentor, Christine finds her inspiration in empowering women to grow beyond their limitations and discover their inner strengths and amazing courage.

Christine has great depth of experience as a prayer chaplain which she is able to convey beautifully at churches, workshops and conferences.

Registration is now open for the following events with Christine in 2016: Living My Purpose 8-week teleseminar, starting Jan. 4, Discovering the Law of Divine Compensation 4-week teleseminar, starting Jan. 8, Renewing in the Spirit Women's Retreat May 20-22 in Eagle Creek, Oregon.

If you would like to host an event with Christine or invite her to a church or conference, contact Lighted Bridge.




Birthing Your Book Guru Mark David Gerson can help you take your creative projects to the next level.

Mark David Gerson shares his award-winning techniques in his recent book Birthing Your Book.

Gerson is the creator of The Q’ntana Trilogy of fantasy films and novels, the award-winning author of four books for writers, and a long-time writing coach and workshop facilitator. His highly acclaimed Mark David Gerson The Voice of the Muse: Answering the Call to Write, was considered one of the best U.S. writing books the year it was published and the winner of multiple awards.

Mark David has guided writers and non-writers like to connect with their innate wisdom, open to their creative power and express themselves with ease.

He is also a skilled editor, broadcaster and popular speaker on topics related to creativity and spirituality. If you would like to interview Mark David, submit a speaking engagement request or an editing/consultation proposal or inquire about scheduling a creativity coaching session, contact Lighted Bridge.




Sue Storm, internationally recognized angelic visionary, Angel First Aid author and radio host, is scheduling radio appearances, webinars and Chicago area in-person events.

The author of the popular Angel First Aid series of books, Sue Storm Sue Storm has shared life-changing angelic guidance worldwide, including appearances on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart on Comedy Central, NBC, ABC, CBS, FOX and many other TV and radio programs, including her own Angel Talk radio show. Sue has guest hosted the popular Dr. Pat radio program multiple times and is a regular guest there. A near-death experience early in her life gave Sue a unique connection to angelic wisdom.

Sue is available for private and group consultations in person in the Chicago area or via phone and teleconference. Sue has assisted people from all walks of life, including CEO's, VPs and Business Executives. This is a rare opportunity to talk with one of the top angelic visionaries in the world.

If you would like to host an event or schedule a consultation session with Sue , invite her to a radio/TV show, teleconference or webinar, or request an article submission, contact Lighted Bridge.


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Dedicated to co-creating the dreams of paradigm shifters, Lighted Bridge founder & director Susan Larison Danz is a talented writer, teacher and Susan Larison Danz innovative professional with 25 years leadership, software development, communications, marketing, event management and mentoring experience.

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Susan Larison Danz regularly hosts The Frontier Beyond Fear broadcast on Blog Talk Radio.

Susan Larison Danz Featuring honest, authentic perspectives on inspirational, socially conscious topics, this online radio show, teleconference and podcast presents a diverse array of viewpoints, with the intent of promoting thought-provoking dialogue and mutual understanding.

The quality of the content on this show has been recognized several times by being selected by the Blog Talk Radio Editorial Team for highlighting on the front page of the entire Blog Talk Radio web site. The shows are often featured live on the Blog Talk Radio home page. This is a true honor given the reach of the Blog Talk Radio network, reported as "1,800 shows created per day, 15,000+ active hosts and 40 million listeners/month."

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Susan Larison Danz Conscious Life Expo 2014 Booth




Susan Larison Danz Body Mind Spirit Expo 2015 Booth



Lighted Bridge is delighted to once again be taking part in the Los Angeles Conscious Life Expo Feb. 19-21. Lighted Bridge manages social media for the Expo.

The Conscious Life Expo regularly Conscious Life Expo features an impressive array of talented transformational speakers. The Expo is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing a wide array of paths to enlightenment and healing.

Visit Lighted Bridge booth #706 in the Pacific Ballroom for synchronistic networking and coaching. Lighted Bridge founder and Frontier Beyond Fear radio host Susan Larison Danz will be giving a free lecture Saturday, Feb. 20 at 7 PM on the topic Multidimensional Living.

Lighted Bridge has been managing the Expo Facebook and Twitter outreach (under the direction of Publicity Manager Dawna Shuman) since August 2011.




Lighted Bridge is an in-kind sponsor of the Sherwood Robin Hood Festival, held the 3rd Weekend of July and the 1st Saturday in December, where Susan Larison Danz is the Publicist and Secretary on the Festival Board, also emceeing and doing on-site management of the Main Stage each year.

Established in 1954, last summer's Sherwood Robin Hood Festival and International Archery Tournament with Nottingham, England attracted more people than ever before, approximately 20,000+ people. Lighted Bridge founder & director Susan Susan Larison Danz Larison Danz emcee'd and managed the Main Stage on site throughout the Festival (and has done so since 2012). Susan is also responsible for media relations, press releases, web & social media content, co-chairing the information/souvenir booth and administering the scholarship program, assisting with many aspects of facilitating the non-profit activities of the Sherwood Robin Hood Festival association.

Susan has worked with multiple high profile media venues to promote the Festival. This year, she was interviewed by Kyle Maki on KOIN-6. The 2015 Festival was also the headlining story featured in the Living section of The Oregonian, Portland's main morning newspaper, as well as multiple articles in other area newspapers and online. The 2015 archery tournament was featured on Portland's KATU during the Sunday finals. In the past, Susan has facilitated multiple live segments on the KPTV-12 "Good Day Oregon" morning program, multi-lingual interviews for the Portland Univision affiliate KUNP-TV and put together video footage for a segment on The Weather Channel, as well as information for AAA Magazine.

Robin Hood Festival publicity and volunteer interviews played a direct role in Sherwood being selected as the 6th best small town to live in America.