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Colby Spencer hosts a series of candid conversations with some of the underslept masses working in Vancouver BC’s booming film and television industry.

Colby Spencer hosts a series of candid conversations with some of the underslept masses working in Vancouver BC’s booming film and television industry.
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Canada

Description:

Colby Spencer hosts a series of candid conversations with some of the underslept masses working in Vancouver BC’s booming film and television industry.

Language:

English

Contact:

7788814870


Episodes

Vantropolis: KRAIG WENMAN

8/30/2019
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Colby sits down with Vancouver-based screenwriter Kraig Wenman to share his journey to becoming a working writer. With 63 feature script sales and 27 produced films to his name, Kraig opens up about the structure and formula to writing scripts, when and how to break into LA, and the time Van Halen’s David Lee Roth picked up his bar tab.

Duration:00:59:46

Vantropolis: VICTORIA BURKHART

8/1/2019
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Victoria Burkhart sits down with Colby to discuss growing up in New Zealand and her journey through the film industry. She’s worked on Peter Jackson’s King Kong, the Halo film (that wasn’t), along with Neill Blomkamp’s feature films District 9, Elysium and Chappie which took her to South Africa, Mexico and finally Vancouver. She’s now a Canadian resident, and has found her stride as a producer with her and her husband’s production company, Sizzle Snap. We talk about the loaded “Producer” job...

Duration:01:02:52

Vantropolis: NICK SCHELLE

6/12/2019
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Nick sits down with Colby to talk about his journey through Vancouver’s film industry. As he starts his second wind creatively as a commercial director, we discuss the merits of formal film school, working in-house vs. freelance, and how to figure out where you fit in a creative field such as film, where the path to career success can often be confusing.

Duration:01:05:18

Vantropolis: STEFAN SKORONSKI

5/22/2019
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Colby chats with her brother about working in Craft Service, his journey to sobriety while moving through the ranks of the Vancouver film industry and the time a Bollywood star passed out in his work truck.

Duration:01:04:59

Vantropolis: TIJANA POPOVIC

4/22/2019
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Tijana Popovic was born and raised in the heart of British Columbia. Growing up, she involved herself in school and community theatre productions, eventually moving to Calgary to study theatre at the Mount Royal Conservatory. Her next move was farther east to Toronto where she expanded her resume with work in theatre, film, TV, sketch comedy and improvisation. Tijana finally returned back to BC and has found a passionate and collaborative community of artists in Vancouver. She has appeared...

Duration:00:44:31

Vantropolis: TONY DURKE

3/26/2019
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Tony Durke started his film career as a Production Assistant in the Vancouver Film Industry, moved into Locations and then landed in the Lighting Department where he has worked for the past 15+ years on TV series such as Supernatural, Supergirl, Once Upon a Time and the X-Files reboot. He's also recently joined the Art Department in IATSE 891 and worked as a Production Designer on independent films such as Volition, Prodigals and OI. He and Colby discuss his start at a small film school on...

Duration:01:14:25