Following Films Podcast
Interview w/ Michael Tully Director of DON'T LEAVE HOME
September 14, 2018 11:34 AM PDT
Directed and written by Michael Tully, DON'T LEAVE HOME follows an American artist's obsession with a disturbing urban legend that leads her to an investigation of the story's origins at the estate of a reclusive painter in Ireland. Think of David Lynch directing a Hammer horror film from the late 60's and you'll get an idea of what Mr. Tully has done with DON'T LEAVE HOME.
DON'T LEAVE HOME is in theatres and on VOD today.Interview w/ Leon Lee Director of LETTER FROM MASANJIA
September 09, 2018 06:52 AM PDT
When a desperate SOS letter penned by a political prisoner turns up in Halloween decorations sold in Oregon, it sparks a nail-biting chain of events that exposes appalling human rights violations and leads to sweeping labor reform in China.
Today my guest on the show is the director of LETTER FROM MASANJIA Leon Lee. I had Leon on the show to discuss his film, what we can do westerners to do to avoid supporting sweatshop labor, and when we can expect him to make a romantic comedy.
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September 05, 2018 09:01 AM PDT
Atlantic Screen Connection is an online film discussion podcast co-hosted by Jason Michael (filmmaker and essayist) and Lee Brady (screenwriter).
Today I had Jason on the podcast to discuss the impact social media is having on our lives personally and how it is affecting the film industry we spend so much time yammering on about.Interview w/ Steve Austin Subject of the Documentary Film THE MAN WHO LOVES TO HURT HIMSELF
September 01, 2018 12:54 PM PDT
THE MAN WHO LOVES TO HURT HIMSELF follows the turbulent musical journey of Today is the Day enigmatic legendary frontman and founder, SteveAustin. Ride along as Austin's first-person account brings balance to these opposing forces, reckoning and stretching himself from the drive to create his musical vision, engaging and performing intense shows around the world, to being home with his wife and children.
Today my guest on the podcast is Steve Austin, I had him on to talk about THE MAN WHO LOVES TO HURT HIMSELF, but we also talk about the impact his music has had on his fans, the importance of being honest, FORENSIC FILES, and of course DIE ANTWOORD.Interview w/ Isaac Himmelman and Ryan Harrington on the 24 Hour Musical and Brooklyn Moving Company
August 25, 2018 03:40 PM PDT
An evening of magic and theater written in under 24 Hours. The night before the show, one lucky audience member will be selected to have their life story written for the big stage. Meaning this musical could be written about you.
Today I had 2018 New York Television Festival Best Actor in a Comedy winners Isaac Himmelman and Ryan Harrington to discuss 24 Hour Musical as well as their award-winning tv pilot for Brooklyn Moving Company.
For more information about the 24 Hour Musical at the People's Improv Theatre go to https://thepit-nyc.com/
We had some minor sound issues on this episode, I did my best to clean it up and think the end result is completely listenable but just wanted to give you a heads up in case you notice the sound getting a bit funky from time to time. I did my bestJenn Wexler THE RANGER
August 12, 2018 09:05 PM PDT
After a run-in with the cops at a punk show goes sideways, Chelsea and her pals flee the city in search of a place to lay low. Running to the security of Chelsea's old, abandoned family cabin in the woods, they fall under the watchful eye of an overzealous park ranger who holds a secret from Chelsea's past.
Today my guest is Jenn Wexler, the writer, and director behind THE RANGER. A film that offers a modern take on survivalist horror that both celebrates and subverts the genre’s tropes—with equal parts humor, glitter and gore.
THE RANGER opens in NYC August 17th and L.A. September 7th!Kevin Gootee COMICS WATCHING COMICS
August 08, 2018 08:17 PM PDT
If you’re a fan of standup comedy, Comics Watching Comics is a must watch. A contest show that takes intermediate standup comedians who are competing to win a spot on a showcase at Gotham Comedy Club in NYC. These comedians will be judged by other tenured comics; serving as panelists and judges, offering jokes and advice. My guest today is the creator and star of COMICS WATCHING COMICS, Kevin Gootee.PLEDGE Fantasia 2018 Cast and Crew Interview
August 02, 2018 07:07 AM PDT
Today I’m joined by the cast and crew behind one of the most exciting films to come out of this year’s FANTASIA FILM FESTIVAL, Pledge.
The film is about a group of college freshmen who pledge an exclusive fraternity but soon realize there's more at stake than they could have ever imagined. The film is currently playing festivals and should have a distribution deal to announce soon. To keep up with the latest information on PLEDGE go to stagpictures.com.
This is my attempt at a conversation with director Daniel Robbins, producer Mark Rapaport, writer Zack Weiner, and star Zach Byrd.Queer and Southern God - Director Melisse Tokic
July 20, 2018 06:50 PM PDT
The film is Queer and Southern God - its a thought-provoking short film that follows the story of a transgender sexual assault victim, Hank, set in rural Tennessee. Written and directed by filmmaker/therapist/activist, Melisse Tokic, the coming of age tale explores the importance of various spiritual paths, addiction, hope after violence, microaggressions and universal truths painted by a cast of colorful characters who show Hank another way of looking at the world and God.Barlow Jacobs - SHOTGUN STORIES, THE OLD MAN AND THE GUN, THE MASTER
June 20, 2018 02:08 PM PDT
Actor Barlow Jacobs is best known for his work on A GHOST STORY, THE MASTER, and SHOTGUN STORIES. I had him on the podcast to discuss those films as well as his upcoming film THE OLD MAN & THE GUN, a film that marks his third collaboration with director David Lowery.
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