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Marko Costanzo - Foley Artist - Films for: John Sayles, John Cameron Mitchell, Spike Lee, Lee Daniels, Michel Gondry, Martin Scorsese, Thomas McCarthy, Ang Lee, and The Coen Brothers

Marko has been working as a Foley Artist in NYC since 1983. 

Marko has worked on over 400 Films and TV Productions the years.

Marko has collaborated on film projects for directors including:

John Sayles, John Cameron Mitchell, Spike Lee, Lee Daniels, Michel Gondry, Martin Scorsese, Thomas McCarthy, Ang Lee, and The Coen Brothers.

Direct download: MarkoCostanzo.mp3
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Edgar Barens - Documentary Filmmaker - Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall

Edgar's body of work includes documentary films, experimental shorts, music videos and public service announcements, which have been screened at numerous film festivals, conferences, broadcast nationally and internationally, as well as distributed educationally.

Edgar has worked on notable documentaries including: Angola Prison Hospice: Opening the Door, A Sentence of Their Own, and more recently the Oscar nominated documentary short for HBO, Prison Terminal: The Last Days of Private Jack Hall.

Prison Terminal is a moving cinema verit documentary that breaks through the walls of one of Americas oldest maximum security prisons to tell the story of the final months in the life of a terminally ill prisoner, Jack Hall and the hospice volunteers, they themselves prisoners, who care for him.

Direct download: EdgarBarens.mp3
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Jeffrey Karoff - Documentary Filmmaker - Karoff Films - The Robin Hood Foundation, the Oscar nominated documentary, Cavedigger

Jeffrey honed his skills at UCLA, in the director's program at the American Film Institute.

Jeffrey directs commercials and documentaries for non-profit organizations like New York's philanthropic powerhouse, Robin Hood Foundation

Jeffrey first saw Ra Paulette's work in 2000 and was determined to bring it to life on film. This led to a spec spot featuring Ra Paulette for Canon Cameras, which eventually became the Oscar nominated documentary short Cavedigger, the story of Ra's singular work and monumental struggles.

Direct download: JeffreyKaroff.mp3
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Review of 2014 Oscar Short Film Nominees: Live Action and Animated

We reviewed the 2014 Academy Award short film nominees for the live-action and animation categories.

The films are packaged by Shorts International and are screened at cinemas around the world in February and March.

I was joined by Spoiler Alert Radio co-producer and Editor Paul Elsnau to give our take on this year's Oscar short film nominees for live action and animation.

Direct download: OscarShorts2014.mp3
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