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Producer/Actor Rex Steven Sikes talks with celebrities, film makers, and friends about how to make movies and television. Rex Sikes' Movie Beat is a Master Class in film & Tv making. Listen in as film & TV personalities discuss their goals, challenges and surprises from conception to finished product. Rex will take you inside and behind the scenes on REX SIKES' MOVIE BEAT.

Producer/Actor Rex Steven Sikes talks with celebrities, film makers, and friends about how to make movies and television. Rex Sikes' Movie Beat is a Master Class in film & Tv making. Listen in as film & TV personalities discuss their goals, challenges and surprises from conception to finished product. Rex will take you inside and behind the scenes on REX SIKES' MOVIE BEAT.
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Producer/Actor Rex Steven Sikes talks with celebrities, film makers, and friends about how to make movies and television. Rex Sikes' Movie Beat is a Master Class in film & Tv making. Listen in as film & TV personalities discuss their goals, challenges and surprises from conception to finished product. Rex will take you inside and behind the scenes on REX SIKES' MOVIE BEAT.

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Rex Sikes Movie Beat Chats with Twisted Dreams Film Fest Founders Chris & Steve

5/19/2016
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Twisted Dreams Film Festival, founded in 2011 by Christopher K House and Stephen Milek, two friends with a passion for the silver screen. Chris can thank his parent's for his obsession with horror and the macabre. Both being horror fans, Chris grew up watching old horror films, specifically the Universal Monsters collection of fright films. He was born into a family of magicians and was weaned on sideshows and carnivals bringing a unique perspective to the festival. He is a member of the...

Duration:01:03:04

Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats w William Lu Director

4/20/2016
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WIlliam Lu, director, served as a development assistant for David Madden and Robert Cort at the Cort/Madden Company at Paramount. He received his MFA in film and TV production from FSU where he produced the 35mm thesis film “Two-Bit,” which was a 2003 Student Academy Award finalist. He was Hired at the SyFy Channel and then spent three years at Herzog & Company where he worked in TV, web and marketing producing content for Disney, Paramount, Dreamworks and Sony Pictures. In 2005, as a...

Duration:01:25:30

Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats w David Murphy Casting Director

2/25/2016
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David Murphy, casting director and acting coach, is co-founder of the Chicago acting school, The Green Room. There are multiple areas of expertise to his teaching. He's worked for 20 years in the field of acting. Since 2001 he has worked as a Commercial Casting Director at O'Connor Casting. He splits time between casting and teaching. Around the casting office, there are two "David's" (David O'Connor is the owner), and this David, known as "Murphy". He has conducted well over 50,000...

Duration:01:25:56

Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats with Craig Knitt And The Wildwood Film Festival

2/17/2016
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Craig A. Knitt, award winning artist, filmmaker, teacher, performer, writer and creator is a founder of the Wildwood Film Festival, a festival dedicated to Wisconsin film talent. The past three years Craig has also been a volunteer for the Sundance Institute and the Sundance Film Festival. When Craig is not busy teaching visual art, he is busy creating film projects or performing Improvisational Comedy with ComedyCity - DePere and DinnerTime Comedy. Craig was the male lead in last year's...

Duration:01:04:03

Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chats with James Breckenridge, Script Consultant

12/10/2015
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James Breckenridge, script consultant, has worked in the entertainment industry for over 25 years. In 1995, he founded of The PlayCrafters Group. As its Director, he specializes in helping writers from all over the country develop producible scripts for motion pictures, television and theatre. Through creative counseling and objective feedback, he encourages writers to focus on the essential elements of their stories. His script development service has been rated in the Top Ten and...

Duration:01:28:47

Rex Sikes'Movie Beat chats with Ian Teal Weyauwega Film Fest

11/3/2015
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Join Ian Teal co-director of The Weyauwega International Film Festival will be returning November 11-14 to the Gerold Opera House in Weyauwega, WI for it’s fifth year of films from around the globe. This year the festival presented by Wega Arts will be screening forty-three films representing seventeen different countries. Many of the films were either made in Wisconsin or have Wisconsin connections. This year Friday at the festival happens to fall on the 13th of the month which of course...

Duration:01:13:40

Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chats with Director Bill Rebane

10/15/2015
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Bill Rebane, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Author started his assent from the mail room, at age 17, to Floor Manager, Asst. producer and assistant to the Executive producer, providing him the opportunity to partake in countless daily live television productions. His first independent production effort was “Twist Craze,” a ten minute musical theatrical short subject purchased by AIP became an international success theatrically and financially. “Dance Craze” surpassed the success of the...

Duration:01:19:56

Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chats with Rick Vaicius Flyway Film Festival Director

10/8/2015
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Join Rick Vaicisu,The Flyway Film Festival Director and Rex Sikes discussing what's new at the upcoming 8th Fest in Pepin, Wisconsin. October 21-25, 2015. Flyway showcases top-notch emerging filmmakers from across the globe. Flyway has won accolades from industry pros, filmmakers, and audiences.Opening night film is The Driftless Area, starring John Hawkes, Zooey Deschanel, and Anton Yelchin. World premieres at the festival are Pictures of Lily, by British director Mark Banks; Remittance, by...

Duration:01:02:10

Rex Sikes ' Movie Beat Chats with author/producer/director Rocky Lang EP 2

12/11/2014
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Rocky Lang, Producer, director author, PT 2. Rocky's new book "Growing Up Hollywood" is available at Amazon! He has been involved in the motion picture and television business all his life. He Executive Produced, “Racing For Time” for Lifetime Television starring Charles Dutton, which received a Best Picture nomination for The Image Awards. He has had 8 books published. Growing up as the son of veteran producer and Universal Studios executive, Jennings Lang ("Earthquake" "Play Misty For Me"...

Duration:01:06:23

Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chats director Peter D Marshall Ep 30

12/4/2014
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Peter Marshall, PT 30, The Director's Series - The nuts & bolts of directing film and television with Peter Marshall. Peter has had a 35-year career and has worked as a PA, dolly grip, electrician, assistant cameraman, commercial production manager, first assistant director, TV series creative consultant, television producer and director. He has worked on industrial films, documentaries; television commercials, music videos; Emmy Award nominated TV series and features. Peter has directed...

Duration:01:07:18

Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats w Kathy Fehl & Ian Teal of WIFF

10/30/2014
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Kathy Fehl lived in NY, writing plays, directing, and producing theater. She created a five hundred seat theater at 79th and Riverside, the heart of the Upper West Side; the first show she directed there was Waiting for Godot, starring David Morse. She studied with several brilliant teachers, including Lee Strasberg, Geraldine Page, Christine Lavren, and John Guare. In addition to the fourteen plays of Fehl's that were produced in NY, she has had shows produced on Martha's Vineyard and in...

Duration:01:24:33

Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chats w producer writer Jeff Gendleman

10/22/2014
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Jeff Gendelman, writer and producer, wrote and produced The Surface, an 18-year journey of perseverance from idea to production. The film stars Sean Astin, Chris Mulkey and Mimi Rogers and was directed by Gil Cates Jr. Jeff also produced and directed the award-winning short film, In Passing. He produced the Los Angeles world premiere of the play, The Letter Writer, and then developed it to be made into a film. He produced and directed two science documentaries, and a pilot for a syndicated...

Duration:00:53:38

Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chats w FlyWay Film Festival Director Rick Vaicius

10/21/2014
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Rick Vaicius is director and founder of Flyway Film Festival, Wisconsin's bluff premier destination for independent film as noted by Emmy award-winning blogger Scott W. Smith “ … a festival that should be on your radar”. Founded in 2008 Vaicius has created a standout, intimate and high-quality annual festival. Over the past four years, Flyway has brought over 80 filmmakers into the local community. In addition to screening remarkable films, it has become a unique venue for filmmakers to...

Duration:00:57:19

Rex Sikes' Movie Beat chats director Peter D Marshall Ep 29

10/16/2014
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Peter Marshall, Pt 29, The Director's Series - The nuts & bolts of directing film and television with Peter Marshall. Peter has had a 35-year career and has worked as a PA, dolly grip, electrician, assistant cameraman, commercial production manager, first assistant director, TV series creative consultant, television producer and director. He has worked on industrial films, documentaries; television commercials, music videos; Emmy Award nominated TV series and features. Peter has directed...

Duration:01:04:48

RexSikes Movie Beat chats w writer Michael Beckner WS7

10/8/2014
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Michael Frost Beckner "The Screewriter Series" EP 7 Screenwriter on Rex Sikes' Movie Beat. Michael launched his writing career with three record-making “spec” script sales: Texas Lead & Gold, Cutthroat Island, Hunchback of Notre Dame. He's writtern dozens of screenplays, studio rewrites, twenty pilots for commercial and cable networks, numerous episodes for network television, His first original film Sniper spawned three sequels. His big-screen success came with Universal's Spy Games,...

Duration:01:24:13

Rex Sikes’ Movie Beat chats with director Rex Piano PT 5

10/2/2014
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Rex Piano, director, PT 5Upon graduating NYU School of the Arts , Rex worked as a 1st A.D. on dozens of commercials and films until he took a full time position at a NY Commercial Production Company. In 1985 Rex as Head of Production for O’Quinn Productions. he produced numerous videos for Fangoria Magazine. In 1987 Rex became Head of Production for Associated Television International. Rex wrote, produced and/or directed several TV specials and numerous travel videos. Rex also co-wrote and...

Duration:01:06:32

Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats w producer/director Gil Cates Jr.

9/25/2014
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GIL CATES, JR. (Producer Director) has produced and directed many films and documentaries, including the 2013 feature film Jobs, which he co-produced, starring Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad, Dermot Mulroney, and Matthew Modine, and the 2011 feature film Lucky, which he directed, starring Colin Hanks, Ari Graynor, Ann-Margret and Jeffrey Tambor. In addition, Gil produced and directed the critically acclaimed Life After Tomorrow, featuring Sarah Jessica Parker, which won best documentary at the...

Duration:01:26:35

Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats with director Debra Granick

9/24/2014
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Debra Granik, director, nominated for Academy Award, and co-writer of Winter’s Bone, which was nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture, and won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. Granik’s first feature film, Down to the Bone, was awarded the Best Director prize at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival. She is known for her amazing work with actors, essentially launching the careers of both Vera Farmiga and Jennifer Lawrence. Her work is known for an instinctive,...

Duration:01:13:13

Rex Sikes Movie Beat chats w actor Peter Sherayko PT 2

9/18/2014
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Peter Sherayko, (PT 2) Actor, and owner of Caravan West a supplier of horses, tack, artillery, costumes, props, Prod. Designer, Art Director, Prop Master, Wranglers, and Sets for movies, played 'Farley' in 'Yellow Rock'. Peter created his company to bring quality to the Hollywood Western and provide today’s demanding film audience with the most authentic product possible. In the process, Sherayko has become recognized as historian and author, appearing in numerous Wild West Tech episodes for...

Duration:01:29:40

Rex Sikes' Movie Beat talks with team behind Horror Equity Fund, LLC

9/11/2014
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Horror Equity Fund, LLC leads the industry in genre-specific funding solutions for horror-centric projects including films, ancillary rights exploitation and other horror-related projects. Unlike “pre-sale” or donation-based crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter, which solicit donations or contributions in return for a poster, download, or other consideration, Horror Projects presented through HEF offer real ownership and profit participation (an equitable interest) for its Investors....

Duration:01:29:03