PODCAST: EPISODE 31 – Alison James

Alison James is an incredibly talented writer/director on the rise and headed toward her first feature film. After winning Best Narrative Short at the Austin Film Festival for her short film, Judas Collar, Alison was able to land reps at WME and has since been developing what will be her first feature film.

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Alison on Instagram
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Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

 

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PODCAST: EPISODE 25 – DALLAS TAYLOR

Today on the show, Ryan talks with Dallas Taylor about all things sound! Dallas is the owner and lead over at Defacto Sound. He and his team have worked on some of the biggest ads from Nike, Ford, Puma, and Audi, to documentaries that have gone to Sundance and Tribeca. They have also done amazing work on network promos for HBO, NatGeo, AMC and Netflix, and massive trailers like Game of Thrones, Fallout, Elder Scrolls, and tons more
Dallas also Hosts a podcast about sound called Twenty Thousand Hertz that around 100,000 people listen to every other Monday. It’s “a lovingly crafted podcast that tells the stories behind the world’s most recognizable and interesting sounds”. They take 150-200 hours to make and are crafted with love and care, so definitely check that out and subscribe!

 

 

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Connect with Dallas:
Dallas on Twitter
Dallas’ Podcast
Dallas’ Website
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Connect with Ryan
Ryan on Twitter
Ryan on Instagram
Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

 

PODCAST: EPISODE 20 – SETH WORLEY

Seth Worley is back to talk about making his latest short film and his continued path to making his first feature.

Stay updated with Seth’s new film here: darkercolors.com

Check out Seth’s other Red Giant shorts here: youtube.com/redgiant

Seth also sells amazing products for Filmmakers! Find those goodies here: plotdevices.co

 

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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.

 

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PODCAST: EPISODE 17 – JOSH TANNER

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Josh Tanner is a writer/director from Australia with some amazing short films like The Landing, The Rizzle, and Reverse. Today Ryan and Josh talk about directing horror, the transition between low budget shorts and larger productions, and getting their films seen by the right people.

 

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PODCAST: EPISODE 16 – Josh Connolly

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Josh Connolly joins the podcast today to talk about Film Riot and how he found his way into filmmaking.

 

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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 15 – AVI YOUABIAN

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Avi Youabian is an editor with credits like The Walking Dead, Constantine, Frequency, The Brave, and a director with credits in The Walking Dead, Zoo, and Tainted Love.  Today, Ryan talks to Avi about directing, editing, and the difference between television and film with editor/director.

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We also collaborated with Musicbed on an upcoming video to celebrate the launch of Membership. Let’s just say there are tanks, grenades, and teddy bears involved. Check it out later this week on the Film Riot YouTube channel!

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Connect with Avi Youabian

Avi on IMDB
Avi on Twitter
Avi on Instagram
Avi’s Website

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

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PODCAST: EPISODE 14 – DAN TRACHTENBERG

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Dan Trachtenberg is the director of 10 Cloverfield Lane, Black Mirror (Playtest), and the coming series The Boys. Today on the show, Ryan talks to Dan about directing, film school, pitching, and navigating notes.

 

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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.

Connect with Dan Trachtenberg

Dan on IMDB
Dan on Twitter
Dan on Instagram

Connect with Ryan:

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

Dan’s work:

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PODCAST: EPISODE 13 – Corin Hardy

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Corin Hardy talks about his experience as a horror director on his latest film, The Nun.

 

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