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oni Pennacchia discusses film-making with some of the most engaging and talented independent directors, producers, promoters, and more. Both entertaining and informative, Spoiler Alert Radio gives you a sneak peek behind the scenes in the world of underground filmmaking.

oni Pennacchia discusses film-making with some of the most engaging and talented independent directors, producers, promoters, and more. Both entertaining and informative, Spoiler Alert Radio gives you a sneak peek behind the scenes in the world of underground filmmaking.
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Ada, MI

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oni Pennacchia discusses film-making with some of the most engaging and talented independent directors, producers, promoters, and more. Both entertaining and informative, Spoiler Alert Radio gives you a sneak peek behind the scenes in the world of underground filmmaking.

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English


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Johannes Stjarne Nilsson - Swedish Director, Writer, and Producer - Music for One Apartment and Six Drummers, Sound of Noise, Rain, and The Bear

11/1/2018
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Johannes received an MFA in Industrial Design from the National College of Arts and Crafts and is a Graphic Designer and Illustrator. His work is known to be visually oriented and conceptual, with sparse dialogue and a special focus on sound design and music. Johannes has worked as an independent filmmaker since the mid 1990s and has reached a wide international audience with short films, short documentaries and the feature film Sound of Noise. Johannes often collaborates with his...

Duration:00:28:59

Matthew Hannam - Canadian Film Editor- Update - Enemy, James White, Swiss Army Man, It Comes At Night, Wildlife, and Vox Lux

10/25/2018
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Based in Toronto and Los Angeles, Matthew has been editing film and television for over the past dozen years and has worked on feature films such as Trigger, I'm Yours, and Antiviral. Matthew edited the acclaimed film Enemy for Denis Villeneuve, for which he won several awards, as well as James White, Swiss Army Man, and on the critically acclaimed, It Comes At Night. Matthew's most recent project is Paul Dano's upcoming directorial debut, Wildlife, Jake Gyllenhaal and Carrie Mulligan,...

Duration:00:28:59

Danny Bensi and Saunder Jurriaans - Film Composers - Martha Marcy May Marlene, The Wolfpack, Enemy, The Gift, The Fits, the TV Series Ozark, and Boy Erased

10/18/2018
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Danny and Saunder are a team of contemporary film composers based in New York who have been playing music together for over twenty years, including for the instrumental rock band Priestbird. Their film score work Martha Marcy May Marlene, Enemy, The Gift, and the documentary The Wolfpack. Danny and Saunder's television work includes Ozark, The OA, and Fear The Walking Dead. Upcoming films for Danny and Saunder include Joel Edgerton's Boy Erased and Alistair Banks Griffin's The Wolf Hour.

Duration:00:28:59

Natalie O'Brien - Costume Designer - A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night, Ingrid Goes West, The Bad Batch, and Lizzie

10/11/2018
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One of Natalie's earliest film projects was A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night for Ana Lily Amirpour. Natalie's other costuming projects have included The Little Hours and Ingrid Goes West, both starring Aubrey Plaza. Natalie again designed for Ana Lily Amirpour on the dystopian film The Bad Batch, which played the Venice and Toronto film festivals. One of Natalie's most recent film projects is Lizzie, depicting the story behind the infamous 1892 murders of the Borden family. Some of...

Duration:00:28:59

Jeff Russo - Musician and Composer - Tonic, TV series Fargo and Power, and the films Hondros, Lizzie, Mile 22, and Pale Blue Dot

10/4/2018
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After performing with the Grammy-nominated rock band Tonic for several years, Jeff has scored varied and compelling music for television, film and video games. Some of Jeff's television projects include Necessary Roughness, The Returned for A&E, Power for Starz Network, and Star Trek: Discovery for CBS, Waco for Paramount and Fargo, for which he won an Emmy for composition. Jeff's film work has included Lesson Plan, Hondros, Three Christs, Submission, and Mile 22. His most recent film...

Duration:00:28:59

Jeff Springer - Director, Cinematographer, and Editor - Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea, Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone, and Rodents of Unusual Size

9/27/2018
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Jeff was born in an abandoned town in the California desert, raised in Hawaii, and educated at USC Film School. After working at a dilapidated film studio in Russia, he began to edit for the likes of NBC, Paramount, Warner Bros, Capitol Records, and Lucasfilm's Skywalker Ranch. Craving the unexpected, Jeff directed the offbeat feature documentary Plagues and Pleasures on the Salton Sea, which was narrated by John Waters. The film screened at 200 film festivals worldwide, winning 37 awards...

Duration:00:28:59

Matthew Newman - Film Editor - Bronson, Valhalla Rising, Drive, Only God Forgives, The Neon Demon, and Sicario: Day of the Soldado

9/20/2018
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Mat began his career as a production assistant on the film Gangs of New York, where he was mentored by legendary DP, Michael Ballhaus. After starting out as an editor primarily for commercials, a chance encounter with Director Nicolas Winding Refn led him to his first film project, Bronson, starring Tom Hardy. Mat continued to work with Nicolas on his films Valhalla Rising, Drive, Only God Forgives, and The Neon Demon. Mat’s most recent film is Sicario: Day of the Soldado for...

Duration:00:28:59

Alfonso de Vilallonga - Spanish Film Composer - My Life Without Me, Transsiberian, Blancanieves, Abracadabra, The Bookshop

9/13/2018
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Alfonso was born in Barcelona studied music writing at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. He created the music for several films over the years by Isabel Coixet including Things I Have Never Told You, My Life Without Me, and Yesterday Never Ends. Alfonso's other film scores include Hours of Light, Princesas, Transsiberian, Blancanieves, Abracadabra, and upcoming documentary about palindromes, ¡Viva el palíndromo!. Alfonso's most recent score for Isabel Coixet is the dramatic...

Duration:00:28:59

Federico Jusid - Argentinian Film Composer - The Secret in Their Eyes, Loving Pablo, Neruda, Isabel, and Life Itself

9/6/2018
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Federico is best known for scoring the Oscar-winning film The Secret in Their Eyes, which Federico composed with Emilio Kauderer. He won several international awards for the score, including the award for Best Music from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of Argentina. Federico's other work includes the Spanish historical fiction series Isabel, as well as Carlos, Rey Emperador, Neruda, and Salvador del Solar's political thriller Magallanes. In addition to scoring film and...

Duration:00:28:59

Grace Yun - Production Designer - Damsels in Distress, Beach Rats, First Reformed, and Hereditary

8/30/2018
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Grace earned her BFA at Parsons School of Design, and started her career in the Art Department on films such as Whit Stillman's Damsels In Distress and Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me. From there, she moved on to serve as Production Designer on several feature length films, including Paul Schrader's Dog Eat Dog, Eliza Hittman's Beach Rats, Paul Schrader's First Reformed and Ari Aster's Hereditary. In addition to her feature film work, Grace has worked on several commercial projects...

Duration:00:28:59

Alexandra Harwood - Film Composer - Neck and Neck, Growing Up Wild, and The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

8/23/2018
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Alexandra is a classically trained composer, a graduate of the Royal College of Music, The Juilliard School, and the National Film and Television School, and she is a member of the Alliance for Women Film Composers. Recent projects for Alexandra include the scores for award winning animated short, Neck and Neck, directed by Shaun Clark, and Growing Up Wild, a feature documentary for Disney and Netflix USA. One of Alexandra's most recent projects is Mike Newell's acclaimed feature The...

Duration:00:28:59

Ryan Warren Smith - Production Designer - Wendy and Lucy, Green Room, Lean on Pete, True Detective Season 3, and the upcoming Hold the Dark

8/16/2018
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Ryan began his film career as an on-set dresser working alongside high profile directors such as Sean Penn and Gus Van Sant. His first film as Production Designer was Kelly Reichardt's acclaimed film Wendy and Lucy, starring Michelle Williams. Ryan's work as Production Designer on feature films includes the Polsky Brother's The Motel Life, For Ellen, directed by So Yong Kim, Jeremy Saulnier's acclaimed horror film Green Room, and Andrew Haigh's coming of age adventure/drama Lean on...

Duration:00:28:59

Eduardo Serrano - Brazilian Film Editor - Housemaids, August Winds, Elephant's Dream, Neon Bull, Aquarius, and Djon Africa

8/9/2018
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Eduardo has a Master's Degree in Editing from the National Film School in England. His first feature film, Eles Voltam known as They Will Return for Marcelo Lordello premiered at the Rotterdam Film Festival. For Gabriel Mascaro, Eduardo edited Housemaids and August Winds, and the more recently Neon Bull with Fernando Epstein. He also worked at the documentaries The Perfect Belgian and Elephant's Dream for Kristof Bilsen. Eduardo followed this up with the acclaimed Aquarius for...

Duration:00:28:59

Paul Saunderson - British Film Composer and Multi-Instrumentalist - 100 Streets, Starfish, Three Identical Strangers, and The More You Ignore Me

8/2/2018
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Paul's work includes Jim O'Hanlon's 100 Streets, Bill Clark's heartbreaking true story, Starfish, Justin Edgar's noir thriller, The Marker, and John Shackleton's psychological gothic horror, The Sleeping Room. More recently, Paul scored the award-winning documentary Three Identical Strangers, the thriller Winter Ridge, and collaborated with musicians Guy Garvey and Peter Jobson on an adaptation of The More You Ignore Me and the comedy/drama Dead in a Week: Or Your Money Back.

Duration:00:28:59

Yves Cape - Belgian Cinematographer - Ma Vie en Rose, The Buffalo Boy, Flanders, White Material, Violette, Chronic, The Midwife, April's Daughter, and The Prayer

7/26/2018
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Yves' vocation was inspired by an initial visit to the US before studying photography in Brussels and winning the Prix Dumeunier in 1982 and attending INSAS film school in Brussels. Yves' work on award-winning films over the years includes: Ma Vie en Rose, Humanite, Yellowknife, The Buffalo Boy, Flanders, Persecution, Hadewijch, White Material, Violette, and The Nun. More recently, Yves shot the films: Wild Life, Chronic, The Midwife, April's Daughter, and the upcoming The Prayer.

Duration:00:28:59

Graham Willoughby - Director of Photography - The Black List, 20 Feet from Stardom, The Music of Strangers, Best of Enemies: Buckley vs. Vidal, and Won't You Be My Neighbor?

7/19/2018
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Graham's television work includes The Black List, Cocaine: A History Between the Lines and Can't Get a Date. He shot the Oscar-winning documentary, 20 Feet from Stardom for Morgan Neville. Graham's has a passions for working with musicians, including Nina Persson of The Cardigans, FisherSpooner, Nicole Atkins and cellist Yo Yo Ma on The Music of Strangers. Graham's further collaborations with Morgan Neville include the documentary films: Keith Richards: Under the Influence, Best of...

Duration:00:28:59

Anne Nikitin - Canadian Composer based in the UK - The Imposter, Dark Horse, Sanctuary, American Animals, and Calibre

7/12/2018
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Anne has written countless scores for films and TV, starting with the BAFTA-winning thrilling documentary, The Imposter. Other highlights of Anne's work include Dark Horse, Sanctuary (Freistatt), and This Beautiful Fantastic, a modern-day fairytale. Most recently, Anne scored the acclaimed heist film American Animals, the dark thriller Calibre, and the upcoming documentary The Serengeti Rules.

Duration:00:28:59

Denis Schnegg - Supervising Art Director - 28 Days Later, Ex Machina, Phantom Thread, and The Girl in the Spider's Web

7/5/2018
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Originally from Germany, Denis moved to London in 2000 and has been working in the film industry ever since, on projects both small and large, in countries all over Europe, as Supervising Art Director. Denis has worked around the world including Italy, Belgium, Germany, Ireland, Norway, France, Hungary, South Africa and Namibia. His film work includes 28 Days Later, The Constant Gardener, Sunshine, The Fifth Estate, and The Program. In addition to film work, Denis has worked in...

Duration:00:28:59

Olga Mill - Costume Designer - Dog Eat Dog, Beach Rats, First Reformed, and Hereditary

6/28/2018
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After earning an MFA in Costume Design from the NYU Tisch School of The Arts, Olga began her career as an Assistant Costume Designer on several television series including Boardwalk Empire and The Get Down. Olga has worked with director Paul Schrader on his films Dog Eat Dog and First Reformed. She also costumed Eliza Hittman's Beach Rats, and Ari Aster's acclaimed film Hereditary. Olga completed work on Adam directed by Rhys Ernst and is currently designing the series Strangers.

Duration:00:28:59

Veronique Melery - Set Decorator and Production Designer - Ma Vie en Rose, A Very Long Engagement, I Am a Soldier, Jackie, and Phantom Thread

6/21/2018
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Veronique has worked as a Production Designer on films like Ma Vie en Rose and I Am A Soldier along with further focus as a Set Decorator on many acclaimed films over the years. Veronique's projects as Set Decorator encompass varied themes, time periods, and locations, including the films A Very Long Engagement, Marie Antoinette, Cheri, and Bicycling with Moliere. More recently, she worked on the Oscar nominated Jackie for Pablo Larraín, and the Oscar winning Phantom Thread for Paul...

Duration:00:28:59