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The 20/20 Awards
48 minutes | Nov 11, 2014
Episode 57 :: QUIZ SHOW :: Guest Brian McDonald
What won the Best Picture Oscar in 1994? Well, it wasn't MARTY and it wasn't QUIZ SHOW, but should it have won? On this episode we talk about the marvel of silence, confusion with two main characters, and can one actor lift or sink an entire film?
39 minutes | Nov 11, 2014
Episode 58 :: GOODFELLAS :: Guest Thelma Schoonmaker
We sit down and talk with legendary film editor Thelma Schoonmaker about her work on the 20/20 Award winning film GOODFELLAS.
63 minutes | Nov 10, 2014
Episode 56 :: MURIEL'S WEDDING :: Guests Megan Griffiths and Lacey Leavitt
In the early 1990's Australia was a hothouse of quirky little films, with cartoonish but human characters, and despite a very 80s fashion pallet, these films seem timeless. What's their secret? Directed by PJ Hogan, this is one of the first films to star Toni Collette and Rachel Griffiths.
42 minutes | Nov 7, 2014
Episode 55 :: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY :: Guest Brian McDonald
Woody Allen's BULLETS OVER BROADWAY might be one of the best films of 1994, yet why is it so overlooked amongst his filmography?
42 minutes | Jun 21, 2014
Episode 54 :: Influences THE WARRIORS :: Producer Diana Dotter
What does Diana Dotter, a petite female producer, have in common with the tough gangs of THE WARRIORS? More than you might think.
31 minutes | Jun 4, 2014
Episode 53 :: Creative Process :: Director Jon Jeffcoat
Jeffcoat shares how he went from working as an editor, to a documentary filmmaker, and now his love for making American films overseas. His latest work BIG IN JAPAN, was filmed with a three person crew, and screens this week at the Seattle International Film Festival.
42 minutes | Jun 3, 2014
Episode 52 :: Influences PATTON :: Composer Erik Aho
Why does Aho believe that composer Jerry Goldsmith is the darker side of John Williams? Aho's most current score can be heard in OIL AND WATER, a documentary premiering this week at the Seattle International Film Festival.
33 minutes | May 30, 2014
Episode 49 :: Influences SHALLOW GRAVE :: Producer B.P. Cooper
The producer of TIME LAPSE talks about how shooting in one location saves a lot of money, and how SHALLOW GRAVE inspired his latest project, which premieres this week at the Seattle International Film Festival.
34 minutes | May 30, 2014
Episode 50 :: Influences REAR WINDOW :: Director Bradley King
The director of TIME LAPSE sets his sight on Alfred Hitchcock's REAR WINDOW. TIME LAPSE premieres this week at the Seattle International Film Festival.
33 minutes | May 30, 2014
Episode 51 :: Influences KNIFE IN THE WATER :: Director Scott Cohen
When your first film explores a young relationship on an antarctic explorer, why not look to Roman Polanski's directorial debut, KNIFE IN THE WATER. RED KNOT premieres this week at the Seattle International Film Festival.
35 minutes | May 29, 2014
Episode 46 :: Influences LONELY ARE THE BRAVE :: Director Lise Raven
Filmmaker Lise Raven sits down with us to talk about skipping school so she could stay home and watch LONELY ARE THE BRAVE, a somewhat obscure modern western starring Kirk Douglas. Her second feature film KINDERWALD, screens this week at the Seattle International Film Festival.
34 minutes | May 29, 2014
Episode 47 :: Influences BALLAD OF A SOLDIER :: Director Sean Mullin
Filmmaker Sean Mullin shares how his days at West Point and an obscure Russian film BALLAD OF A SOLDIER influenced his directorial debut SAM AND AMIRA. His film premieres this week at the Seattle International Film Festival.
40 minutes | May 29, 2014
Episode 48 :: Influences CASABLANCA :: Director Joshua Caldwell
How was a non-French speaking filmmaker, inspired by CASABLANCA to make a French film set in Los Angeles? Tune in as director Joshua Caldwell talks about one of his greatest influences and his own directorial debut LAYOVER, which premieres this week at the Seattle International Film Festival.
28 minutes | May 20, 2014
Episode 44 :: Influences DEEP RED :: Director Jason Bognacki
After making its world premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival we sat down with Jason Bognacki, the director of ANOTHER. A fan of Italy's giallo horror movement, it was no surprise that Jason was heavily influenced by Dario Argento's DEEP RED.
31 minutes | May 19, 2014
Episode 43 :: Influences MIDNIGHT RUN :: Director Megan Griffiths
LUCKY THEM directed by Seattle's Megan Griffiths makes its hometown debut at the Seattle International Film Festival this week. The film features an odd couple pairing of Toni Collette and Thomas Haden Church which may have been influenced by Griffiths' love of of MIDNIGHT RUN.
35 minutes | May 18, 2014
Episode 43 :: Influences THE BREAKFAST CLUB :: Director Ryan Worsley
Filmmaker Ryan Worsley premieres her directorial debut at the Seattle International Film Festival this week with her documentary RAZING THE BAR. On this episode of the podcast she tells us how THE BREAKFAST CLUB had a big influence on her, and find out which character people think she is.
35 minutes | May 5, 2014
Episode 42 :: Creative Process :: Filmmaker - Stewart Schill
As a triple threat (writer/director/editor), Stewart Schill has experienced filmmaking from every aspect of production, and while no aspect of it is easy find out which part of it he finds most rewarding.
29 minutes | Apr 21, 2014
Episode 40 :: CHINATOWN :: Great Directing :: Guest Daniel Gildark
In this episode we explore why Roman Polanski's CHINATOWN is considered to be the greatest film noir film of all time? 11 Oscar nominations, this film follows a private eye into the dark underworld of 1940's Los Angeles.
28 minutes | Apr 8, 2014
Episode 40 :: WINGS OF DESIRE :: Great Directing with John Jeffcoat
Filmmaker John Jeffcoat explains how he tried to impress a date by taking her to see Wim Wenders' WINGS OF DESIRE, and instead he was the one that became inspired. Written by Peter Handke, starring Bruno Ganz, Solveig Dommartin, and Peter Falk.
34 minutes | Mar 26, 2014
Episode 39 :: Creative Process :: Screenwriter - Brad Wilke
Screenwriter Brad Wilke shares his passion for genre films and Roger Corman, breaks down his latest script, and entertains us with one of the greatest "How I broke into Hollywood stories" ever.
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