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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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United States

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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

Miles Pasholk

11/26/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to filmmaker and previous winner of The Film Fund, Miles Pasholk. Miles joins The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss his filmmaking career, writing, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for […]

Duration:01:00:13

Claire Downs

10/28/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to filmmaker and previous winner of The Film Fund, Claire Downs. Claire joins The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss her filmmaking and comedy career, film festival strategies, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides […]

Duration:01:00:13

Travis Beard

9/25/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to filmmaker and previous winner of The Film Fund, Travis Beard. Travis joins The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss his winning project about North Korea—that he filmed IN North Korea with permission from the government. Tune in […]

Duration:00:58:05

Omar Abreu

9/9/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to filmmaker and previous winner of The Film Fund, Omar Abreu. Omar joins The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss his winning project, art school, growing up in the Bronx, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion […]

Duration:00:40:16

Emily Erhart

8/24/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to filmmaker and previous winner of The Film Fund, Emily Erhart. Emily joins The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss MAN-EATING TIGERS, documentary filmmaking, conservation, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights […]

Duration:00:39:53

Nic Justice

8/5/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to filmmaker and co-founder of Rough Cuts—a community film meetup in Philly—Nic Justice. Nic joins The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss grassroots filmmaking, documentary interview styles, the difference between filmmaking and videography, and more. Tune in for […]

Duration:00:56:37

Scott and Sarah Naar

7/24/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to previous winners of The Film Fund, Scott and Sarah Naar. Scott and Sarah are joined by The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss their project, where they get inspiration for their films, and more. Tune in for […]

Duration:00:49:51

David Linthicum

7/8/2022

Duration:00:40:17

Christopher Guerrero

6/24/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to previous winner of The Film Fund, Christopher Guerrero. Christopher is joined by The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss Christopher’s project, where he gets his inspiration for his films, teaching at USC, and more. Tune in for […]

Duration:00:44:44

Jason Stefaniak

5/6/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we talk to The Film Fund Judge, Jason Stefaniak. Jason is joined by The Film Fund Founder, Thomas Verdi, to discuss what they look for in entries submitted to The Film Fund, how narrowing a project down to its logline can […]

Duration:00:40:50

White Horse Media Group

3/18/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this episode, we speak with Gregory Sterner and Jeff Bergh from White Horse Media. White Horse Media won a sponsored equipment rental package from Expressway Cinema Rentals that included a Blackmagic Ursa Mini G2 and Arri Prime Lens Set! They used this equipment […]

Duration:01:09:48

Colleen Brady

2/18/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we spoke with filmmaker, post production manager, and visual artist, Colleen Brady. Colleen is one of The Film Fund’s previous winners who won a KitSplit gift card to help with equipment rentals for her documentary, “Firebird.” We spoke to Colleen […]

Duration:00:34:44

Emma Hames

2/4/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we spoke with filmmaker, musician, and NFT enthusiast Emma Hames. Emma is integrating her own music and blockchain technology with her upcoming short film. We spoke to Emma about her own projects, her unique life story that’s influenced and inspired her work, as well as the future of NFTs and the metaverse and how they relate to independent film. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who...

Duration:00:37:55

Stefan Prosky and Tom Sims

1/21/2022
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we spoke with filmmakers and film festival directors Stefan Prosky and Tom Sims. Stefan and Tom organized the Cape May Film Festival in New Jersey for many years, which is now growing into a bigger event called Exit Zero Media Fest! Stefan and Tom are also talented filmmakers, and Stefan worked at Nickelodeon in animation working on SpongeBob commercials! We spoke to Tom and Stefan about their experience running a film festival,...

Duration:00:39:34

Sink

12/17/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we spoke with winning filmmaker Rachel Lindsay, better known by her nickname “Sink.” We spoke to Sink about her upcoming project, life as a filmmaker and dancer, film school, 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’s funding contests? Click here: www.thefilmfund.co/contests/ Want to watch the video...

Duration:00:43:23

Brad Sanders

12/3/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we spoke with Chief Marketing Officer of Bucks County Chamber of Commerce and Head of Bucks Fever Film Festival, Brad Sanders. We spoke to Brad about what the judging panel looks for in submissions, what goes into running a festival, how to get sponsors, how to choose panelists for festival discussions, and more. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund...

Duration:00:39:52

The Film Fund Podcast: Giorgio Miraflor

5/24/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have the Writer and Director of The Film Fund Contest Winner “Me + Lee,” Giorgio Miraflor. We spoke to Giorgio about the production of “Me + Lee,” the upcoming premiere, and the winning pitch that started it all. Tune in for an in-depth discussion that provides some great insights for filmmakers who are looking to enter The Film Fund Contests.

Duration:00:30:38

The Film Fund Podcast: Native Horsemanship Youth Program

5/17/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have the Lynne Ferguson, Maya Laperle, and Annette Frahm, winners of The Film Fund Documentary Funding Contests for their exposure of the Native Horsemanship Youth Program. We spoke to Lynne, Maya, and Annette about the incredible work that the Native Horsemanship Youth Program does, how they bring together Native American teachings to help children in need make the connections they need, what inspired them to make a documentary...

Duration:00:32:36

The Film Fund Podcast: Don Fanelli

5/10/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have the Writer, Actor, and Producer of The Film Fund Contest Winner “Sunday Dinner,” Don Fanelli. We spoke to Don about going from engineering to filmmaking, the universal themes of “Sunday Dinner,” 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...

Duration:00:59:56

The Film Fund Podcast: Ken Myers

4/30/2021
Welcome to The Film Fund Podcast. In this week’s episode, we have co-founder and President of Coral, Ken Myers. We spoke to Ken about the services Coral provides, how they have navigated the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they assist aspiring filmmakers. 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...

Duration:00:39:19