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Conversations on the craft of filmmaking
Craig Shilowich - Screenwriter and Producer - Frozen River, Dark Horse, Shanghai Calling, Joe, and Christine

Craig earlier on was the location manager and assistant producer on the acclaimed feature, Frozen River.

Craig continued in production roles over the years on feature films like Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, Dark Horse, Shanghai Calling, and Stand Clear of the Closing Doors.

More recently, Craig was a production supervisor on David Gordon Green's film, Joe, a producer on Creative Control, and both producer and screenwriter on Christine, the story of Christine Chubbuck, a 1970s TV reporter struggling with depression and professional frustrations as she tries to advance her career, starring Rebecca Hall.

Direct download: CraigShilowich.mp3
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Merideth Boswell - Set Decorator and Production Designer - Natural Born Killers, Apollo 13, Three Burials, The Homesman, I Saw The Light

Early on Merideth worked as Set Decorator on the television series, Eerie, Indiana, He Said, She Said, and The Gun in Betty Lou's Handbag.

Merideth continued to work on acclaimed projects over the years including: Natural Born Killers, Apollo 13, Nixon, That Thing You Do!, and U Turn.

As Set Decorator, Merideth has worked in varied genres from family films like Mighty Joe Young and How the Grinch Stole Christmas, to comedy/dramas like Edtv and Bandits.

As Production Designer, Merideth has worked with Tommy Lee Jones on the acclaimed films, Three Burials and The Homesman, on the crime/drama, In the Electric Mist, and most recently on the Hank Williams bio-pic I Saw the Light.

Direct download: MeridethBoswell.mp3
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Joe Anderson - Cinematographer - Simon Killer, Fishtail, Don't Think Twice, and Christine

As a long time alum of the Sundance Film Festival, Joe's first short appeared there at age 16.

Joe has since collaborated on over 14 films premiering at Sundance, including three best director winners.

Joe's work over the years has included the feature films: Simon Killer, Fishtail, and Don't Think Twice.

His latest project is Antonio Campos' acclaimed feature film, Christine, about Christine Chubbuck, a young woman television reporter who in 1974 committed suicide live on the air.

Direct download: JoeAnderson.mp3
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Joseph Krings - Film Editor - Supermensch, The Mend, Captain Fantastic, and Rebel In The Rye

Joseph has cut several shorts and music videos and his work on the music video for Kid Cudi on Pursuit of Happiness helped the video get nominated for a VMA award.

Joseph recently cut two fast and funny pop culture documentaries Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead about National Lampoon Magazine, and Supermensch directed by Mike Myers.

Joseph also cut indie comedy The Mend starring Josh Lucas for Josh Magary.

More recently, Joseph worked on Captain Fantastic starring Viggo Mortensen and directed by Matt Ross as well as Wolves starring Michael Shannon and directed by Bart Freundlich and Rebel In The Rye, the directorial debut of award winning writer Danny Strong, about the life of J.D. Salinger.

Direct download: JosephKrings.mp3
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Robert Mackenzie - Australian Sound Designer and Editor - Ashes of Time, Hero, Kung Fu Hustle, Curse of the Golden Flower, The Grandmaster, Hacksaw Ridge, and Lion

Since working within the Australian film community in 1994, Robert has completed feature films soundtracks for some of the worlds most influential directors, such as John Woo on Red Cliff, Stephen Chow on Kung Fu Hustle and CJ7, Yimou Zhang on The Road Home, Hero, Curse of the Golden Flower, and The Flowers of War, and Wong Kar Wai on Ashes of Time, The Grandmaster, and the upcoming See You Tomorrow.

Robert's other feature film credits over the years, include: Sleeping Beauty, Don't Be Afraid of the Dark, The Loved Ones, and Animal Kingdom and The Rover for David Michod.

Most recently, Robert has worked on the acclaimed features Hacksaw Ridge and Lion, as well as the upcoming feature Berlin Syndrome.

Direct download: RobertMackenzie.mp3
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Eduardo Serrano - Brazilian Film Editor - Housemaids, August Winds, Elephant's Dream, Neon Bull, and Aquarius

Eduardo has a Master's Degree in Editing from the National Film School in England.

His first feature film, Eles Voltam known as They Will Return for Marcelo Lordello premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival.

For Gabriel Mascaro, Eduardo edited Housemaids and August Winds, and the more recently Neon Bull with Fernando Epstein.

He also worked at the documentaries The Perfect Belgian and Elephant's Dream for Kristof Bilsen.

Eduardo followed this up with the acclaimed Aquarius for Kleber Mendona Filho, that premiered in Cannes.

Direct download: EduardoSerrano.mp3
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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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