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Conversations on the craft of filmmaking
Matyas Erdely - Hungarian Cinematographer - Delta, Tender Son, Miss Bala, Southcliffe, James White, and the Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated, Son of Saul

Matyas' feature work has been screened at festivals around the world like films featured in Cannes, including Delta, Tender Son, and Miss Bala.   Matyas has worked in television, known for his recent work on Southcliffe.

Matyas' recent projects include Josh Mond's dramatic film, James White and he has received praise on Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated, Son of Saul.

Son of Saul takes place in the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, where a prisoner is forced to burn the corpses of his own people who finds moral survival in his attempt to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.

Direct download: MatyasErdely.mp3
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Joe Passarelli - Cinematographer - Oscar nominated animated feature, Anomalisa

After studying with Phedon Papamichael and attending AFI, Joe has shot several short and feature films, television shows, web series, and commercials.

Joe's most recent project is the stop-motion animated feature film, Anomalisa. Anomalisa is the story of a man crippled by the ordinariness of his life who then experiences something extraordinary upon meeting a young woman.

Anomalisa premiered at the Telluride and Toronto International Film Festival and has been nominated for several awards including a Golden Globe and an Academy Award for best animated feature.
 

Direct download: JoePassarelli.mp3
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Stephen Kijak - Documentary Director and Producer - Cinemania, Stones in Exile, Backstreet Boys: Show Em What You re Made Of, and We Are X

Stephen has been directing fiction and non-fiction films for close to 20 years.

Stephen's films include the cult documentary Cinemania, the platinum-selling Stones in Exile, about the making of the Stones classic 1972 album Exile On Main Street and the critically acclaimed BAFTA-nominated feature documentary Scott Walker, 30 Century Man, executive produced by David Bowie.

In 2015, the feature documentary Stephen directed for Pulse Films was released about the biggest-selling boy band of all time, called Backstreet Boys: Show Em What You re Made Of. The film broke iTunes pre-sale records and was a massive fan-favorite the world over.

Stephen's upcoming documentary is about the rock band X Japan, the most successful band in Japanese history making a play for American success with a show at Madison Square Garden, called We Are X, debuting at Sundance.
 

Direct download: StephenKijak.mp3
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Jesse Rosenthal - Art Director - Rocky Balboa, Silver Linings Playbook, American Hustle, Get On Up, Creed, Trumbo, and Carol

Jesse's television projects included the series: Hack and Do No Harm.

Jesse's film work as Art Director over the years has included: Rocky Balboa, Silver Linings Playbook, and American Hustle.

More recent films with Jesse as Art Director are: Get On Up, Creed, Trumbo, and Oscar nominated film, Carol

Direct download: JesseRosenthal.mp3
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