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Conversations on the craft of filmmaking

Steve is a Film Editor, Sound Designer, and Visual Artist, who has more recently trained in the field of Design Research and Thinking at the School of Visual Arts Products of Design MFA program. 

Steve has collaborated with filmmakers Hal Hartley and Ang Lee, and a variety of choreographers and visual artists. Steve's work has been shown at film festivals and museums throughout the world.
 

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Bradley and Cooper have worked on a variety of projects including: Action FiguresFlourishCosmic RadioDrive TimeRequiem, and Cement Suitcase.

More recently together they have created the acclaimed unique science fiction/thriller feature, Time Lapse, about three friends that discover a mysterious machine that takes pictures 24 hours into the future and conspire to use it for personal gain, until disturbing and dangerous images begin to develop.

Time Lapse has finished its festival run and is available in theaters and on VOD.

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Colin's earlier work was in the props department on films including the films: Bliss, Flirting, The Last Days of Chez Nous, and Sirens; he was also a Supervising Art Director on Young Einstein.

Colin has worked as an Art Director on the following: The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, Babe and Babe: Pig in the City, Welcome to Woop Woop, and as Production Designer on the film, Serenades and the television series, Love My Way.

Some of Colin's more recent projects include working as Art Director on Nim's Island, and as Production Designer on Careless Love and the critically acclaimed, Mad Max: Fury Road, continuing his work with George Miller.

Direct download: ColinGibson.mp3
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Ben's notable television credits include the BAFTA nominated David Attenborough series The Life of Mammals and Life in the Undergrowth and the BAFTA winning series Life In Cold Blood. He was nominated for an Emmy Award for his score for the Wildlife on One film, Operation Dung Beetle.

Ben appears as co-writer, string arranger and musician on the Malachai album Return To The Ugly Side and The Beekeepers album Apiculture. He also co-wrote the album Drokk: Music Inspired By Mega City One with Portishead's Geoff Barrow, and writes and records as one half of the duo Dolman with Scott Hendy

In 2012, Ben composed the score for the documentary feature film Beyonce: Life Is But A Dream directed by Beyonce Knowles - a behind the scenes look at the singer's life and music.

Together with Geoff BarrowBen scored the critically acclaimed feature film Ex Machina, Alex Garland's directorial debut, about a young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.

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Denis' credits over the years include 45 feature films, as well as TV pilots and films for TV, commercials and music videos.

Denis won an ASC Award for the miniseries Uprising in 2001 and the Bronze Frog for Demonlover in 2002. 

Some of Denis' more recent credits include Carlos, The Sleeping Beauty, Eden, and the Oscar winning Still Alice.

Direct download: DenisLenoir.mp3
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As an animal trainer, Teresa Ann's projects over the years include:  Cat's EyeK9, Lethal Weapon 3, A Far Off Place, House of 1000 Corpses, The Invasion, and the Austrian Rex television series.

More recently she worked as an animal trainer on the Cannes Film Festival winning film, White God, featuring 2 lead dogs used, Luke and Body, in conjunction with 200 other shelter dogs acting in the film.

Luke and Body, cast as Hagen, won the Palm Dog at Cannes for their work on the film, with Teresa's help.

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Marcell's projects as a Director of Photography over the years include: the short film Here I Am, the film projects 8 and Nekem Budapest, Overdose - Run for a Dream for HBO Hungary, and the TV series, Kodaly Method.

Marcell's more recent films include: Land of Storms, the Cannes Film Festival winning, White God, and the upcoming music documentary, Balaton Method.

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Since 1996, Plan 9 has created scores for over 20 feature films.

Plan 9 has made music for 7 international co-pro TV series, numerous documentaries, programs and short films, plus installations and exhibition spaces around the world. 

Between them they play double/el bass, guitars, mandolin, banjo, trumpet, euphonium, trombone, marimba, keyboards, Indian harmonium and biscuit tin guitar. They also create their own virtual instruments for Kontakt under the name Modwheel.

Film projects they have worked on over the years include: Forgotten Silver, Kombi Nation, Danny Deckchair, The Lord of The Rings, Love Birds, and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey.

More recent films the group has worked on include: Edwin: My Life as a Koont, Antarctica: A Year on Ice, and What We Do in the Shadows.

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Elliot lived in Tasmania for nearly 10 years to write, direct and edit television commercials.

Elliot also lived in London where he mostly worked for Uli Meyer Animation, working as a story artist and gag man on the studio’s feature film Monstermania! and worked on several music videos with McKeown/Devita Productions.

Elliot has completed several of The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead and Roundhead short animated films. They have screened at a variety film festivals all over the world including Annecy and several have been distributed by Shorts International.

Elliot now lives in New York City. He completed his feature film, The Stressful Adventures of Boxhead & Roundhead, and teaches at The Pratt Institute, Mercy College, The University of the Arts, and Queens College.

He worked on the feature that he did mostly by himself in between teaching, freelance animation work, and dedication to his family. 

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With a strong background in sculpture and painting, Ra has in the past worked as a Sculpting Supervisor, Scenic Artist, Construction Forman and an Art Director on numerous New Zealand and international films.

With his various skills, Ra involves himself in every aspect of the design process, from creating conceptual art to set design and set decoration.

Nominated for an Oscar in 2013 as set decorator for his work on The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,Ra has had his work recently added to the Academy Library and published in the companion book: The Art Of The Hobbit.

Ra recently was the Production Designer on the New Zealand mockumentary comedy horror film, What We Do In The Shadows, starring Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement, about a group of vampires who live together in Wellington.

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