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The Film Fund is proud to announce the start of an all-new podcast, The Film Fund Podcast! Hosted by The Film Fund’s Executive Producer, Thomas Verdi, this video and audio experience will take a deeper dive into some of the amazing things going on at The Film Fund. Starting Friday, November 12th, 2020, The Film Fund Podcast will bring you new episodes every Friday. The episodes will be jam-packed with in-depth and insightful discussions with amazing filmmakers, film festival judges, some of The Film Fund’s previous winners, incredible sponsors, and more!

The Film Fund is proud to announce the start of an all-new podcast, The Film Fund Podcast! Hosted by The Film Fund’s Executive Producer, Thomas Verdi, this video and audio experience will take a deeper dive into some of the amazing things going on at The Film Fund. Starting Friday, November 12th, 2020, The Film Fund Podcast will bring you new episodes every Friday. The episodes will be jam-packed with in-depth and insightful discussions with amazing filmmakers, film festival judges, some of The Film Fund’s previous winners, incredible sponsors, and more!

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The Film Fund is proud to announce the start of an all-new podcast, The Film Fund Podcast! Hosted by The Film Fund’s Executive Producer, Thomas Verdi, this video and audio experience will take a deeper dive into some of the amazing things going on at The Film Fund. Starting Friday, November 12th, 2020, The Film Fund Podcast will bring you new episodes every Friday. The episodes will be jam-packed with in-depth and insightful discussions with amazing filmmakers, film festival judges, some of The Film Fund’s previous winners, incredible sponsors, and more!

Language:

English


Episodes

The Film Fund Podcast: Evan Kidd

4/2/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have writer, director, and producer, Evan Kidd of RockSet Productions. We spoke to Evan his previous projects, his experience as an idependent filmmaker, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests. Looking to enter The Film Fund funding contests? Click here: www.thefilmfund.co/contests Music: Equinox by Purrple Cat |...

Duration:00:34:10

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 19: Darren Miller

3/26/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have the Producer of The Film Fund Contest Winner “Sunday Dinner” and Head of Programming at Funny or Die, Darren Miller @darrendmiller. We spoke to Darren about the release of “Sunday Dinner,” what the reception has been like, and what his job entails at Funny or Die. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests. Watch Sunday Dinner here:...

Duration:00:52:13

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 18: Kevin Mead

3/19/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have the Director of The Film Fund Contest Winner “Sunday Dinner,” Kevin Mead. We spoke to Kevin about the release of “Sunday Dinner,” what the reception has been like, and get into some of the finer points of filmmaking. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests. Watch Sunday Dinner here: https://youtu.be/_qeHqktV8KU Hosted by: Thomas...

Duration:00:59:06

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 17: Tommy Garcia

3/12/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have The Film Fund Contest Winner, Tommy Garcia. We spoke to Tommy about his winning pitch, what he likes about The Film Fund, his experiences as a filmmaker, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests. Hosted by: Thomas Verdi Directed by: Thomas Verdi Written by: Thomas Ranieri Executive Producer: Thomas Verdi Producer: Thomas...

Duration:00:45:50

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 16: Sarah Young

3/5/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have The Film Fund Contest Winner, Sarah Young. We spoke to Sarah about her winning pitch, what she likes about The Film Fund, her experiences as a filmmaker, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests. Hosted by: Thomas Verdi Directed by: Thomas Verdi Written by: Thomas Ranieri Executive Producer: Thomas Verdi Producer: Thomas...

Duration:00:22:45

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 15: Jamie Monahan

2/26/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have award-winning filmmaker, Jamie Monahan. We spoke to Jamie about her experiences as a filmmaker, what it was like to be on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests. Hosted by: Thomas Verdi Directed by: Thomas Verdi Written by: Thomas Ranieri Executive Producer: Thomas Verdi Producer:...

Duration:00:33:03

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 14: Daryl Paris Bright

2/19/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have The Film Fund Contest Winner, Daryl Paris Bright. We spoke to Daryl about her winning pitch, what she likes about The Film Fund, her experiences as a filmmaker, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests. Hosted by: Thomas Verdi Directed by: Thomas Verdi Written by: Thomas Ranieri Executive Producer: Thomas Verdi Producer:...

Duration:00:28:25

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 13: Brandon Harrison

2/12/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have The Film Fund Judge, Brandon Harrison. We spoke to Brandon about his extensive filmmaking background, what he looks for in contest submissions, the voices of black filmmakers, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests. Hosted by: Thomas Verdi Directed by: Thomas Verdi Written by: Thomas Ranieri Executive Producer: Thomas...

Duration:00:34:30

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 12: Eli Hess

2/5/2021
Watch It Now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN_umK_IW9I&feature=youtu.beThe Film Fund Podcast Episode 12: Eli Hess (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RN_umK_IW9I&feature=youtu.be) Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have The Film Fund Judge, Eli Hess. We spoke to Eli about his unique judging perspective, what he looks for in contest submissions, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter...

Duration:00:33:04

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 11: Auggy Kim

1/22/2021
Watch It Now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0jNEXJCu5k&list=PL6hu9Ak_aEnGxvXPd3HbRGh56UqqAxWhd&index=11The Film Fund Podcast Episode 11: Auggy Kim (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J0jNEXJCu5k&list=PL6hu9Ak_aEnGxvXPd3HbRGh56UqqAxWhd&index=11) Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have Auggy Kim from Expressway Cinema Rentals. Auggy talks about what Expressway Cinema Rentals does, their association and sponsorship with The Film Fund, and advice he has for other...

Duration:00:29:27

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 10: Sharon Pinkenson

1/15/2021
Watch It Now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eXI5bahXHQ&list=PL6hu9Ak_aEnGxvXPd3HbRGh56UqqAxWhd&index=10The Film Fund Podcast Episode 10: Sharon Pinkenson (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eXI5bahXHQ&list=PL6hu9Ak_aEnGxvXPd3HbRGh56UqqAxWhd&index=10) Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have Sharon Pinkenson, Executive Director from the Greater Philadelphia Film Office aka The Philly Film Commission. Sharon talks about the history and accessibility of the Philly...

Duration:00:39:33

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 9: Matthew Greenberg

1/8/2021
Watch It Now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj7tBgzu_F8&list=PL6hu9Ak_aEnGxvXPd3HbRGh56UqqAxWhd&index=9The Film Fund Podcast Episode 9: Matthew Greenberg (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mj7tBgzu_F8&list=PL6hu9Ak_aEnGxvXPd3HbRGh56UqqAxWhd&index=9) Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have a previous winner at The Film Fund, Matthew Greenberg. Matthew talks about his funded film, “Treehouse,” the challenges he faced during production, his association with The...

Duration:00:22:37

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 8: Thomas Verdi

1/1/2021
Want to Watch? Click Below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfDEgr3YZTYThe Film Fund Podcast Episode 8: Thomas Verdi (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfDEgr3YZTY) Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have a profile of Thomas Verdi, Founder and Executive Producer at The Film Fund. Thomas talks about how and why he started The Film Fund, his own experience as a filmmaker both in the corporate and independent worlds, and how he’s just like everyone else in The Film...

Duration:01:01:47

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 7: BingeWave

12/24/2020
Want to Watch? Click Below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzvVeCAIyosThe Film Fund Podcast Episode 7: BingeWave (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzvVeCAIyos) Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have the cofounders of BingeWave, Sharick LaMay and Devin Dixon. We sat down with Devin and Sharick to discuss their experience with BingeWave, the future of digital distribution for independent film, and tips for aspiring filmmakers. Tune in for an in-depth discussion...

Duration:00:33:55

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 6: David Oster

12/18/2020
Watch It Now https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGd623bIW-gThe Film Fund Podcast Episode 6: David Oster (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hGd623bIW-g) Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have filmmaker and The Film Fund contest winner, David Oster. David won $6,000 to make his short film, “I Love Jazz.” We sat down with David to discuss his experience with The Film Fund, the production of “I Love Jazz,” and tips for aspiring filmmakers. Tune in for an in-depth...

Duration:00:47:25

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 5: William DeJessa

12/11/2020
Watch It Now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcTe4Cp41oYThe Film Fund Podcast Episode 5: William DeJessa (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TcTe4Cp41oY) Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In our fifth episode, we have cinematographer and part-owner of Rittenhouse Filmworks, Will DeJessa. We sat down with Will to discuss cinematography and the business side of filmmaking. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are currently working on their...

Duration:00:44:51

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 4: Avi Setton

12/4/2020
Watch Now! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_39ZtT3OOE4 Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In our fourth episode, we have the filmmaker and one of The Film Fund's judges, Avi Setton. We sat down with him to discuss screenwriting, teaching, filmmaking, and what he looks for in contest submissions. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are currently working on their own projects. Hosted by: Thomas Verdi Directed by: Thomas Verdi Written by:...

Duration:00:52:27

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 3: Sunday Dinner

11/27/2020
Want to Watch? https://youtu.be/JYrSUh1BujA Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In our third episode, we have the writers, director, and producers from the short film we funded, "Sunday Dinner"— Don Fanelli, Darren Miller, Kevin Mead, and Nate Vaughan. They received $6,000 from The Film Fund to produce "Sunday Dinner." We sat down with the guys to discuss "meditating" on set, navigating a camera crisis, and the reception to "Sunday Dinner" on the COVID-19 virtual festival circuit. We also...

Duration:01:00:07

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 2: Kris Mendoza

11/20/2020
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In our second episode, we have the Emmy-award winning filmmaker and CEO of Maestro Filmworks, Kris Mendoza. As a Sponsor of The Film Fund, Kris and Maestro Filmworks are offering color grading services to winners. We sat down with Kris to discuss his Emmy, […]

The Film Fund Podcast Episode 1: Tim Viola

11/20/2020
Want To Watch? Click Below https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRdrWLYqivg Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In our very first episode, we have the first-ever winner of The Film Fund contest, Tim Viola. Tim's short film, "Americano", was produced with the help of The Film Fund and has since been featured all over the festival circuit! We sat down with Tim to discuss his experiences, inspiration, and what the American Dream means to him. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some...

Duration:01:29:54