Spoiler Alert Radio
Conversations on the craft of filmmaking
Nicholas Britell - Pianist, Composer, and Producer - Gimme The Loot, 12 Years A Slave, Whiplash, The Big Short, A Tale Of Love And Darkness, The Seventh Fire, and Moonlight

Nicholas was involved as a producer for both the short and feature film version of the acclaimed film Whiplash, for which he also wrote and produced pieces for the soundtrack.

In addition to his film work, Nicholas is a Founding Member of L.A. Dance Project and is a Board member of the New York-based ensemble Decoda, and the multimedia production company and artists collective The Amoveo Company.

Nicholas has scored for several feature films including Gimme The Loot, 12 Years A Slave, The Big Short, A Tale Of Love And Darkness, and The Seventh Fire.

More recently, Nicholas scored the critically acclaimed, award winning, Moonlight, for Barry Jenkins, about human connection and self discovery.

Direct download: NicholasBritell2.mp3
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Jacob Ribicoff - Sound Designer and Supervising Sound Editor - The Hours, The Darjeeling Limited, Revolutionary Road, Buck, Leviathan, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, The Light Between Oceans, and Manchester By The Sea

Jacob's work in sound started in the early 1990s with a Foley Supervisor role on the documentary, Brother's Keeper.

His earlier work includes the role of Foley Editor on The Cider House Rules, Sound Editor on Startup.com, Foley Editor on Gangs of New York, Sound Editor on Kissing Jessica Stein, and Supervising Sound Editor on The Hours.

Jacob's further projects and roles in sound include: Sound Designer on The Darjeeling Limited, Music Editor on the Emmy winning, The War, as well as The Wrestler, and Margaret, and Supervising Sound Editor on Revolutionary Road, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and the documentary Buck.

Jacob has more recently worked on the documentaries, Leviathan and Where To Invade Next, and the acclaimed features, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, The Light Between Oceans, and Manchester By The Sea.

Direct download: JacobRibicoff.mp3
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Marion Boyce - Australian Costume Designer - Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Zeus and Roxanne, Salem's Lot, Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, and The Dressmaker

Internationally recognized for her work, Marion has many film, mini-series and television credits to her name.

These include: Crocodile Dundee in Los Angeles, Salem's Lot, Nightmares & Dreamscapes: From the Stories of Stephen King, and The Hollowmen.

More recently, Marion has worked on Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries and the Australian feature film, The Dressmaker.

Direct download: MarionBoyce.mp3
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Alexandra Schaller - Production Designer - The Heart Machine, La Vida Inesperada, Custody, Maggie's Plan, and Little Men

Alexandra is originally from London and currently living in New York. She specializes in the creation of immersive worlds for films, commercials and events.

Alexandra has worked on short film projects and in the commercial space on projects including Facebook, Squarespace, Dell, and Hitachi, and visual merchandising for Roberto Cavalli.

Alexandra's feature film projects in varied genres include La Vida Inesperada and The Heart Machine.

Alexandra's more recent projects include: Hole in the Wall, Custody, Maggie's Plan, Little Men, and the Netflix series, The Get Down.

Direct download: AlexandraSchaller.mp3
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Pedro Rivero - Writer, Producer, and Director of Animation in Basque - Goomer, La Crisis Carnivora, Birdboy, Unicorn Blood, and Psychonautas

Pedro was the screenwriter for several television animated series and for the feature film Goomer which one the Goya Award for the Best Spanish Animated Feature Film.

Pedro was producer, director and screenwriter of La Crisis Carnvora in 2007, the first Spanish feature film in Flash animation for theaters.

He is author of theatrical plays and comic books and had more recently been collaborating with writer and animator, Alberto Vazquez, on darkly visual shorts like Birdboy and Unicorn Blood.

Together, they have created the post-apocalyptic animated feature film, Psychonauts, the Forgotten Children, based on Alberto's graphic novel.
 

Direct download: PedroRivero.mp3
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Barry Alexander Brown - Film Editor and Director - The War at Home, Salaam Bombay, Do the Right Thing, The Who's Tommy, Malcolm X, Detachment, The Giver, and The Queen of Katwe

As a film director, Barry co-directed the Oscar nominated documentary film The War at Home in 1979. 

Some of Barry's other film directing credits include The Who's Tommy, the Amazing Journey, the feature film Winning Girls Through Psychic Mind Control, and the documentary Sidewalk.

Barry's projects for Spike Lee over the years include: She's Gotta Have It, Do the Right Thing, Malcolm X, He Got Game, 25th Hour, and Inside Man.

Barry's more further projects as editor include: Passing Strange, Bill Cunningham New York, Detachment, and The Giver

As a film editor, Barry has worked with director over the years with Mira Nair on films like Salaam Bombay and the more recent, Queen of Katwe.  

Direct download: BarryAlexanderBrown2.mp3
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Jason Kisvarday - Production Designer - The Chronicles of Riddick, Escape From Tomorrow,  The Greasy Strangler, and Swiss Army Man

Jason has worked on music videos for bands like Placebo, Passion Pit, The Arcade Fire, and DJ Snake and Lil Jon. He was worked on many commercials and including those featuring icons like Mr. T (for Fairfield Inn) and Weird Al Yankovic (for Radio Shack).

For feature films, he has worked in the art department including as a Model Maker on The Chronicles of Riddick and in Props on Escape From Tomorrow.

For production design in film over the years, Jason has worked on the comedy Pickin & Grinnin and the comedy/musical film, Eternity: The Movie.

More recently, Jason worked on the upcoming comedy/horror film, The Greasy Strangler, and the critically acclaimed, Swiss Army Man.

Direct download: JasonKisvarday.mp3
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Tanja Grunwald - Danish Casting Director - A Royal Affair, The Hunt, Sorrow and Joy, A War, and The Commune

Based in Copenhagen, Denmark, Tanja began her career as a casting director in 1998, and currently runs Another Casting Company along with Stine Bruel and Saskia Fahlsten.

Some of Tanja's film projects include: A Royal Affair, The Hunt, Sorrow and Joy, A War, and April 9th.

Tanja's television projects include the series: Anna Pihl, Mikkel og guldkortet, and Those Who Kill.

More recently, Tanja has cast for the Thomas Vinterberg film The Commune as well as the television series Dicte - Crime Reporter.

Direct download: TanjaGrunwald.mp3
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Louize Nissen - Danish Costume Designer - Worlds Apart, Kon-Tiki, Antboy, A War, Walk With Me

Louize has worked as a costume designer in a broad range of genres, from science fiction/fantasy to medieval and contemporary, from big to low budget. Having both Danish and US citizenship, she is able to work on locations internationally.

Louize is also the co-owner of a large costume house in Copenhagen holding a sizeable collection of period and contemporary costumes.

Louize has been nominated for several Robert awards, the Danish Oscar, and won a Robert for her work on the film, The Bench.

Some of her film work includes Just Like Home, Worlds Apart, and Kon-Tiki.

Recently Louize has costumed for three films in the Antboy franchise and the war-themed films A War and Walk With Me.

Direct download: LouizeNissen.mp3
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Nicholas Britell - Pianist, Composer, & Producer - Gimme The Loot, 12 Years A Slave, Whiplash, The Big Short, A Tale Of Love And Darkness, and The Seventh Fire

Nicholas has scored for several feature films including Gimme The Loot, 12 Years A Slave, The Big Short, A Tale Of Love And Darkness, and The Seventh Fire.

Nicholas was involved as a producer for both the short and feature film version of the acclaimed film Whiplash, for which he also wrote and produced pieces for the soundtrack.

In addition to his film work, Nicholas is a Founding Member of L.A. Dance Project and is a Board member of the New York-based ensemble Decoda, and the multimedia production company and artists collective The Amoveo Company.

Direct download: NicholasBritell.mp3
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