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Because We Love Making Movies

Mar 23, 2021

On this episode I speak with Production Designer Grace Yun. We get into her work on Hereditary with Ari Aster, collaborating with Master Filmmaker Paul Schrader, working in Television and designing the world of RAMY, and being yourself. She has wonderful advice for anyone who wants to become a filmmaker, and talks about...


Feb 20, 2021

Today I sit down with a legendary cinematographer Newton Thomas Sigel. We talk about how documentaries taught him to be in the moment, and the relationship between non-fiction and narrative filmmaking. We talk about how his first job in film was working for Kenneth Anger, and the very long list of visionary directors...


Feb 12, 2021

Today, we have a special treat…Production Designer Donald Graham Burt returns to talk about designing and making MANK…David Fincher’s love letter to old Hollywood & California, and the portrait of a man in conflict with everyone. It is a masterclass in filmmaking and the power of limitations from the most humble...


Feb 4, 2021

Today I sit down with Producer Mollye Asher and she takes us on her journey from dancer to filmmaker, and reminds us that we love making movies because of the people we make them with. She talks about her very special relationship with Writer/Director Chloe Zhao, working with non-actors, and the incredible amount of...


Jan 21, 2021

In the very first episode of my podcast, I sit down with Production Designer Donald Graham Burt. We explore the role of the Production Designer, a life in the arts, working with David Fincher, and learn to talk less and listen more.

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