Don’t wait for Hollywood to Make Your Film

Make your film! That is what drives the team behind the new comedy FAITH BASEDFrom shooting with iPhones in their living rooms, to what it ultimately became—a full-blown feature film with an impressive cast (Jason Alexander, Lance Riddick, and David Koechner, just to name a few). Vincent Masciale, Luke Barnett, and Tanner Thomason were going to make this film, come “hell” or high water.

Now with an October 9th release date and a 95% on Rotten Tomatoes, the guys have show that with a little luck and a whole lot of passion and talent, you can make your dream project happen.

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Produced by Ron Dawson

Edited by Emily Connolly

PODCAST: EPISODE 29 – CASSANDRA EBNER

Cassandra Ebner is a truly wonderful filmmaker and human. She’s a writer, producer, actor, and stuntwoman. Her career spans over 6 years in the industry and on some of the biggest production around, like Game of Thrones, War for the Planet of the Apes, Shazam!, Arrow, and The Flash. Most recently Cassandra has written, produced, and starred in her web series, LifeXP.

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Go behind the scenes of Martin Scorsese’s latest film, The Irishman, with this official three-part companion podcast from Netflix.

Each Episode features interviews with cast and crew, including Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino and Joe Pesci.

The first episode of Behind the Irishman will be available Monday, December 2nd, with new episodes released every Monday.

But be wary of spoilers! Watch The Irishman on Netflix before you listen to the podcast.

Search for Behind The Irishman on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, Pocketcasts or wherever else you listen to podcasts.

 

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MORE FROM CASSANDRA

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PODCAST: EPISODE 22 – TREVOR ADDIE

Trevor Addie is an incredibly talented stunt performer, stunt coordinator, and director that has worked on some of the biggest films and TV shows out there like, War for the Planet of the Apes, Game of Thrones, Flash, BFG, Warcraft, Star Trek Beyond, Suicide Squad, Godzilla, and plenty more!  He has a unique, honest, and experienced view on the art and craft of filmmaking. Today we are talking about everything from his life as a stunt performer/coordinator to how to run a set as the director.

 

Watch the trailer for ‘LifeXP’:

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Trevor’s award winning scene from The Flash:

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Trevor on the set of Predators:

 

PODCAST: EPISODE 19 – HANNAH WARD

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Hannah Ward is an excellent actor with tons of insight. Ryan and Hannah chat about the actor/director relationship, bad experiences, and finding your voice.

 

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PODCAST: EPISODE 18 – GRAHAM POWELL

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Graham Powell is a writer, director, and actor from New York working to get his first independent feature off the ground. Today the guys talk about the ups and downs of independent filmmaking.

 

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

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:

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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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And of course, UpDesk!

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