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Join Rich, Ben, Felek, Mark and Chrissey as we chat about the world of film, fiction and comics - as well as the latest developments from the world of The Great Escape! Breakout is a monthly podcast by The Great Escape, a collective of film-makers, writers and comic book creators.

Join Rich, Ben, Felek, Mark and Chrissey as we chat about the world of film, fiction and comics - as well as the latest developments from the world of The Great Escape! Breakout is a monthly podcast by The Great Escape, a collective of film-makers, writers and comic book creators.
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Join Rich, Ben, Felek, Mark and Chrissey as we chat about the world of film, fiction and comics - as well as the latest developments from the world of The Great Escape! Breakout is a monthly podcast by The Great Escape, a collective of film-makers, writers and comic book creators.

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Episodes

Breakout Ep. 202 – Christmas Lists 2017

12/22/2017
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Christmas is coming! To celebrate, join Mark, Chrissey and Rich as they chat about what they’d put on their indie Christmas lists, chat about their favourite traditions and what they’re looking forward to in the Winter break. Thanks for listening … Continue reading →

Duration:00:33:22

Breakout Ep. 201 – What have we done?

10/2/2017
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We’re back! And what better way to start this new season of the Breakout podcast with a chat about what we’ve been up to… which veers wildly into the realm of why comic book films struggle with story and the … Continue reading →

Duration:00:30:25

Breakout Ep. 10 – Halloween Horror Special

10/31/2016
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It’s Halloween! And what better way to celebrate than to get together, chat about our favourite things about the festival, our favourite horrific media, and much more! Thanks for listening! Want to share your own thoughts on your memories of … Continue reading →

Duration:00:51:00

Breakout Ep. 9: RIP VHS

10/8/2016
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Replica Watches As the last video recorder rolls off the production line, we get all sentimental about the humble VHS videotape – sharing our memories, our histories and, for some people, distaste towards the 40-year old format. Thanks for listening! … Continue reading →

Duration:00:54:58

Breakout Ep. 8: What the heck is Science Fantasy?

8/12/2016
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The TGE crew get chatting on the mashing together of science fiction and fantasy. What is it? Why do people do it? Does it more palatable for the general public? And why isn’t Terminator 2 an example of it? Thanks for … Continue reading →

Duration:00:45:23

Breakout Episode 7: The Cinema Experience

3/17/2016
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The TGE crew get nostalgic for 90s cinema as they discuss their earliest memories of going to the cinema, and remember their favourite cinema experiences. Nowadays the cinema experience is very different to how it was twenty years ago, but … Continue reading →

Duration:00:50:16

Breakout Episode 6: Are Subscriptions the future of Entertainment?

1/27/2016
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From Netflix to Amazon Kindle Unlimited, more and more people are getting their media fix through the ever expanding world of digital content subscription services. But will on-demand services be the end of traditional entertainment? Mentioned in the podcast Spectre … Continue reading →

Duration:01:04:37

Breakout: Christmas Special 2015

12/25/2015
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It’s Christmas! And to celebrate, Rich, Chrissey, Ben and Felek talk about what they are looking forward to over Christmas, their favourite festive films (especially low-budget, straight to DVD ones) and their geeky Christmas traditions. Mentioned in the podcast Watching … Continue reading →

Duration:00:33:51

Breakout Episode 5: Should you ‘Fix It In Post’?

10/19/2015
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In this episode of Breakout, we discuss the benefits and pitfalls of ‘fixing it in post’, or vowing to correct an issue during the production of a film in the post-production phase. Is it a phrase that should always be avoided, … Continue reading →

Duration:00:47:20

Breakout Episode 4: The Ups and Downs of Unpaid Work

9/17/2015
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In this episode of Breakout, actress Marley Hamilton joins us for a chat about the pros and cons of unpaid work. We share experiences and observations from the world of indie film, about the attitudes to free work from both … Continue reading →

Duration:01:02:59

Breakout: Melksham Comic Con Special

9/4/2015
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In this special episode of Breakout, we head on the road to Melksham Comic Con 2015 and chat with the organisers, attendees and Brians at the event. We also took Bee Mic round Melksham Comic Con to interview organisers, volunteers … Continue reading →

Duration:00:17:47

Breakout: Episode 3: Is Crowdfunding Here To Stay?

8/12/2015
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In Episode 3 of Breakout, we discuss crowdfunding – the effect websites such as Kickstarter and IndieGoGo are having on independent creativity, and whether there is a long term future in this funding model. We also talk about our thoughts on Flexible … Continue reading →

Duration:00:51:39

Breakout: Episode 2: The Future of Web Series

7/15/2015
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In Episode 2 of our new podcast, Rich, Chrissey, Mark, Ben and Felek discuss the current state of the Web Series market (which are short form scripted series predominantly found on sites such as YouTube), and their future in the … Continue reading →

Duration:02:35:24

Breakout: Episode 1: 4K Digital Cinema Cameras and Indie Film Making

6/10/2015
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In the pilot episode of our new podcast, the Great Escape team get together to chat about the influence of high quality digital cinema cameras on the indie film making scene. It doesn’t all go to plan and we frequently … Continue reading →

Duration:00:45:37