PODCAST: EPISODE 12 – ISAIAH SMALLMAN


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Isaiah Smallman is a writer, director, and producer. Most recently he was the executive producer of the A24 acquired film, “Never Goin’ Back”. On this episode, Ryan talks with Isaiah about the dos and don’ts of producing and what it takes to create and release independent films.

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They also have a great YouTube channel of their own, packed full of educational goodness for filmmakers. Check out one of their recent videos below.

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More from Isaiah:

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PODCAST: EPISODE 11 – DANIEL ROUTH

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Daniel Routh talks about his experience as the cinematographer on his first feature film.

 

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PODCAST: EPISODE 10 – MIKE PECCI


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Mike Pecci is a filmmaker from Boston who is currently in development on his first Hollywood feature. On this episode, we discuss his path to creating the script for his film and how he landed it at a major studio.

Episode Sponsor:

Aputure makes high-quality gear for filmmakers without the typical high costs! From LED Lights, Field Monitors, Microphones and Follow Focus Systems, they have a wide assortment of kickass gear. Check out their stuff here – www.aputure.com

They also have a great YouTube channel of their own, packed full of educational goodness for filmmakers. Check out one of their recent videos below.

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PODCAST: EPISODE 09 – Seth Worley

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Episode Sponsor:

Aputure makes high-quality gear for filmmakers without the typical high costs! From LED Lights, Field Monitors, Microphones and Follow Focus Systems, they have a wide assortment of kickass gear. Check out their stuff here – www.aputure.com

They also have a great YouTube channel of their own, packed full of educational goodness for filmmakers. Check out one of their recent videos below.

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And of course, UpDesk!

The UpDesk “Home” is a 60-inch long x 30-inch wide desktop features a premium high-pressure laminate surface with an all-black wood grain finish. Move your entire workspace up or down with a single press of a button. Check it out here: UpDesk Home.

PODCAST: EPISODE 08 – Chase Smith

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Today’s guest is Chase Smith (Cinematographer of BALLiSTIC). Today we talk first narrative as a DP, throwing out the shot list and prepping a story.

 

Episode Sponsor: 

The folks at Westcott are the originators of the Flexible LED system and the Ice Light2, which are two pieces of gear I always find myself reaching for. Check out our full review of the two lights on Film Riot: FLEX LIGHT REVIEW

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PODCAST: EPISODE 07 – Rob Krekel

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Today’s guest is Rob Krekel (Audio lead at Naughty Dog with credits on games like Uncharted and The Last of Us ). On this episode, Ryan talks to Rob about designing sound to enhance a story and how audio for video games is different from film.

 

Episode Sponsor: 

The folks at Westcott are the originators of the Flexible LED system and the Ice Light2, which are two pieces of gear I always find myself reaching for. Check out our full review of the two lights on Film Riot: FLEX LIGHT REVIEW

YouTube video

Episode Sponsor: 

Benro makes a ton of great filmmaking gear such as tripods, sliders, and hi-hats. Their gear is what we own, love, and use on a constant basis. And the good news is – You can save 20% on anything from BenroUSA.com by using the code FilmRiot20!

We’ve done several reviews and episodes using Benro gear – like our Tripod Tricks episode:

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And be sure to check out Benro’s YouTube channel for more info about all their gear.


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More from Rob’s work:

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PODCAST: EPISODE 06 – Ryan Booth

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Today’s guest is Ryan Booth (Writer/Director with credits ranging from music videos and commercial work to film ). On this episode, the two Ryans talk about directing and their personal pathways toward making their first features.

 

Episode Sponsor: 

The folks at Westcott are the originators of the Flexible LED system and the Ice Light2, which are two pieces of gear I always find myself reaching for. Check out our full review of the two lights on Film Riot: FLEX LIGHT REVIEW

We also used the Ice Light in a recent episode of Film Riot where we made a forest/Jungle scene indoors.

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And of course, UpDesk!

The UpDesk “Home” is a 60-inch long x 30-inch wide desktop features a premium high-pressure laminate surface with an all-black wood grain finish. Move your entire workspace up or down with a single press of a button. Check it out here: UpDesk Home.

 


Connect with Ryan Booth:
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Ryan’s Website
Ryan on Vimeo

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Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
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PODCAST: EPISODE 05 – LUCAS HARGER

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On today’s episode, Ryan talks to collaborator, Lucas Harger (editor of BALLiSTIC). The guys talk about the experience of editing BALLiSTIC, working with short films, and the director and editor relationship.

 

Episode Sponsor: 

The folks at Westcott are the originators of the Flexible LED system and the Ice Light2, which are two pieces of gear I always find myself reaching for. Check out our full review of the two lights on Film Riot: FLEX LIGHT REVIEW

We also used the Ice Light in a recent episode of Film Riot where we made a forest/Jungle scene indoors.

YouTube video

Episode Sponsor: 

Benro makes a ton of great filmmaking gear such as tripods, sliders, and hi-hats. Their gear is what we own, love, and use on a constant basis. And the good news is – You can save 20% on anything from BenroUSA.com by using the code FilmRiot20!

We’ve done several reviews and episodes using Benro gear – like our Tripod Tricks episode:

YouTube video

And be sure to check out Benro’s YouTube channel for more info about all their gear.

 


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Lucas’ Website

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Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
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Some of Lucas’ work:

 

PODCAST: EPISODE 04 – DANIEL JAMES


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On today’s episode, Ryan talks with Daniel James. Daniel has worked as a composer on films like Terminator Genisys, Ride Along and Truth or Dare, and video games like Call of Duty and Metal Gear Solid. Today the guys talk about the director/composer relationship, working with temp music, following your gut, and more.

 

Episode Sponsor:

Aputure makes high-quality gear for filmmakers without the typical high costs! From LED Lights, Field Monitors, Microphones and Follow Focus Systems, they have a wide assortment of kickass gear. Check out their stuff here – www.aputure.com

They also have a great YouTube channel of their own, packed full of educational goodness for filmmakers. Check out one of their recent videos below.

YouTube video

Episode Sponsor: 

Benro makes a ton of great filmmaking gear such as tripods, sliders, and hi-hats. Their gear is what we own, love, and use on a constant basis. And the good news is – You can save 20% on anything from BenroUSA.com by using the code FilmRiot20!

We’ve done several reviews and episodes using Benro gear – like our Tripod Tricks episode:

YouTube video

And be sure to check out Benro’s YouTube channel for more info about all their gear.

 

Connect with Daniel:
Daniel’s IMDB
Daniel on Twitter
Daniel’s Instagram
Daniel’s YouTube

Connect with Ryan
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Ryan on Instagram
Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

 

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PODCAST: EPISODE 03 – MATT LANTER


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On today’s episode, Ryan talks with Matt Lanter. Matt has a great list of projects under his belt like NBC’s Timeless, Pitch Perfect 3 and voice acting as both Aquaman and Anakin Skywalker. Today Matt talks about everything from acting on the stage, to television, films, and voice acting.

Episode Sponsor: 

Benro makes a ton of great filmmaking gear such as tripods, sliders, and hi-hats. Their gear is what we own, love, and use on a constant basis. And the good news is – You can save 20% on anything from BenroUSA.com by using the code FilmRiot20!

We’ve done several reviews and episodes using Benro gear – like our Tripod Tricks episode:

YouTube video

And be sure to check out Benro’s YouTube channel for more info about all their gear.

YouTube video

And of course, UpDesk!

The UpDesk “Home” is a 60-inch long x 30-inch wide desktop features a premium high-pressure laminate surface with an all-black wood grain finish. Move your entire workspace up or down with a single press of a button. Check it out here: UpDesk Home.

 

Connect with Matt:
Matt’s IMDB
Matt on Twitter
Matt’s Instagram
Matt’s Podcast

Connect with Ryan
Ryan on Twitter
Ryan on Instagram
Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

 

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