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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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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

Britt Raes and Lori Malepart-Traversy - Past Womanimation! Film Festival Audience Award Winners

6/14/2018
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We interviewed with two past audience award winners in the Womanimation! film festival, an international film festival highlighting animated film stories, created by women. Our first guest was Britt Raes, from Belgium, whose film is Catherine, was the winner of the audience award for Womanimation! 2017. She is creating the Womanimation! 2018 Audience Award. Catherine has won jury awards, audience awards, and press awards around the world. Britt loves drawing and telling stories, working...

Duration:00:28:59

Perry Robertson - Supervising Sound Editor - Black Hawk Down, Lars and the Real Girl, Juno, Up in the Air, Jeff Who Lives at Home, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Wonder, and Tully

6/7/2018
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Perry worked on a large variety of sizes and genres of productions including Black Hawk Down, The Bourne Identity, Lars and the Real Girl, Rambo, Jeff Who Lives at Home, The Perks of Being a Wallflower, Danny Collins, The Hollars, and Trumbo. Perry has worked over the years with Jason Reitman, on Juno, Thank You For Smoking, Up in the Air, Labor Day, and more recently Tully and the upcoming, The Front Runner, along with Room 104, Wonder, and The Public.

Duration:00:28:59

Jonathan Alberts - Film Editor - Wristcutters: A Love Story, Like Crazy, 45 Years, and Lean on Pete

5/31/2018
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Jonathan's feature film work includes Wristcutters: A Love Story, The High Cost Of Living, Breathe In, and the Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner Like Crazy. Jonathan has collaborated with director Andrew Haigh on the HBO series Looking, the film 45 Years starring Charlotte Rampling, and most recently the gritty coming of age tale Lean on Pete. Jonathan has recently been working on Wash Westmoreland's upcoming Earthquake Bird, starring Alicia Vikander.

Duration:00:28:59

Denson Baker - Cinematographer - The Black Balloon, Oranges and Sunshine, The Dark Horse, Measure of a Man, and Ophelia

5/24/2018
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Born in New Zealand and having grown up in Western Australia, Denson is an award winning cinematographer of international feature films, music videos, documentaries & commercials, who has worked around the world including Europe, the US, India, Australia and New Zealand. Denson was accredited by the Australian Cinematographers Society in 2005 and in 2015 he was accredited by the New Zealand Cinematographers Society. Denson's feature film work includes acclaimed films such as The...

Duration:00:28:59

Paul Harrod - Production Designer - The PJs, Gary and Mike, Slacker Cats, and Wes Anderson's Isle of Dogs

5/17/2018
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Paul has worked for nearly three decades as a Designer, Art Director and director of both animated and live action projects, with a special emphasis on stop-motion animation. His television working includes The PJs, Gary and Mike, and Slacker Cats, as well as several commercial spots. Paul's most recent project has been as co-Production Designer on the acclaimed Wes Anderson stop-motion feature Isle of Dogs, which included around 250 sets on over 40 stages, taking two years to complete.

Duration:00:28:59

Keith Fraase - Film Editor - Tree of Life, To The Wonder, Knight of Cups, Song to Song, Long Strange Trip, and Chappaquiddick

5/10/2018
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Keith has worked on several projects for Terrence Malick over the years, including The Tree of Life, To the Wonder, Knight of Cups, Voyage of Time, and Song to Song. More recent editing projects for Keith include the Grateful Dead documentary Long Strange Trip, and the narrative feature film Chappaquiddick, about Ted Kennedy's involvement in the fatal 1969 car accident that claimed the life of Mary Jo Kopechne.

Duration:00:28:59

Josefin Asberg - Swedish Production Designer and Art Director - Lilya 4-Ever, The King of Ping Pong, Mammoth, Monica Z, Force Majeure, and The Square

5/3/2018
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Josefin's projects include as Art Director on Lilya 4-Ever and Art Director and as Production Designer for The King of Ping Pong, Mammoth, The Quiet Roar, and Up In The Blue. In 2013, Josefin was nominated for the Guldbagge Award for Best Art Direction on Monica Z. She worked with Ruben Ostlund on Force Majeure, designing sets based on alpine settings. They again collaborated more recently on his Palme d'Or-winning film, The Square, for which Josefin won the Vulcan Award at Cannes,...

Duration:00:28:59

Arad Sawat - Israeli Production Designer - Footnote, A Tale of Love and Darkness, Norman, Foxtrot, Beirut

4/26/2018
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Arad has worked around the world, including the US, Germany, Croatia, Bulgaria, Morocco, Japan, Singapore, India, and China. His production design work includes the films Footnote and Norman for writer/director Joseph Cedar. Arad's other recent films include A Tale of Love and Darkness for Natalie Portman, Beirut for Brad Anderson and Foxtrot for Samuel Maoz, and the series Absentia. Arad's upcoming projects include I Am Not a Bird and the HBO series Summer of 2014.

Duration:00:28:59

April Lasky - Production Designer - Indignation, The Greatest Showman, Unsane, Taipei, and Depraved

4/19/2018
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April grew up in small rural town in Hunterdon country, NJ before pursuing a BFA in Interior Design. Her short film work has been featured in Sundance for Hold On as well as the Tribeca for Lemon. Other shorts include Strays, Fill Your Heart with French Fries, and Toru. April's feature film work as Set Dresser includes Lullaby, The Family Fang, and Indignation. More recently she was Set Dresser for the musical The Greatest Showman. April's production design work includes the...

Duration:00:28:59

Tommaso Fiorilli - Cinematographer - Cages, The Attack, Baron Noir, The Insult

4/12/2018
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Tommaso started his career in Italy working in fashion photography, before moving to Belgium to study and work in cinematography on feature film and television. His television work includes the television film Sanctuaire and the series Spiral, Reporters, Paris, and most recently Baron Noir. Tommaso’s film work includes Cages, Illegal, The Attack and most recently the Oscar-nominated film The Insult.

Duration:00:28:59

Tristan Oliver - Cinematographer - Curse of the Were-Rabbit, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, ParaNorman, Loving Vincent, and Isle of Dogs

4/5/2018
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Tristan has been a cinematographer for over 20 years in film, television, commercials, and music videos and is best-known for his work in shooting stop-motion animation. Tristan has worked with director Nick Park on the Oscar-winning short films The Wrong Trousers and A Close Shave, and the Oscar-winning feature film Curse of the Were-Rabbit. His cinematography credits also include the feature films Chicken Run, The Fantastic Mr. Fox, and ParaNorman. Tristan shot the live action...

Duration:00:28:59

Nathan Halpern - Composer - Rich Hill, All the Presidents Men Revisited, One Percent More Humid, and The Rider

3/29/2018
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Nathan is an Emmy-nominated composer and has been named one of Indiewire's Composers to Watch. Some of his notable film scores over the years include the Sundance Grand Jury Prize winner film, Rich Hill, the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning, Marina Abramovic: The Artist Is Present, and All the Presidents Men Revisited. More recent scores from Nathan include the documentary, Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold, the features, The Rider and One Percent More Humid, and the documentary...

Duration:00:28:59

Gary Archer - Dental Prosthetics Designer - Mrs. Doubtfire, Interview with the Vampire, the Austin Powers trilogy, Nixon, Free State of Jones, and I Tonya

3/22/2018
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Originally from the UK and currently living in Los Angeles, Gary has been working for close to 30 years in dental prosthetics for film. Some Gary's film credits include: Mrs. Doubtfire, Interview with the Vampire, the Austin Powers trilogy, Blade, and X-Men. More recent films Gary has worked on include Free State of Jones, I Tonya, Ready Player One, Sicario: Day of the Soldado, and My Dinner with Herve, based on the life of the Fantasy Island co-star.

Duration:00:28:59

Consuelo Catucci - Italian Film Editor - Angel of Evil, The Dinner, Perfect Strangers, 7 Minutes, and The Place

3/15/2018
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Consuelo has worked primarily for Italian productions and European co-productions, with several directors including Giuliano Montaldo, Michele Placido, Ivano De Matteo, and Paolo Genovese. She's an European Film Academy member and her film projects include: The Demons of St. Petersburg, The Entrepreneur, The Lookout, A Perfect Family, and The Dinner. Consuelo has won or been nominated for several awards for her work on the films Angel of Evil, Perfect Strangers, 7 Minutes, and The...

Duration:00:28:59

Kazuhiro Tsuji - Sculptor and Prosthetic Makeup Designer - Rhapsody in August, Men In Black, Planet of the Apes, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and Darkest Hour

3/8/2018
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Born in Kyoto, Japan, Kazuhiro is a contemporary hyperrealist sculptor living and working in Los Angeles, with 25 years experience as a special effects makeup artist in Hollywood. Some of Kazu's film projects include Akira Kurosawa's film, Rhapsody in August, Men in Black, Planet of the Apes, Hellboy, Click, Norbit, and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. More recent film work includes Looper, Place Beyond the Pines, and most recently Darkest Hour, where Kazu won an Oscar for his...

Duration:00:28:59

Olivier Mellano - Composer and Musician - Love Like Poison, MellaNoisEscape, The Girl Without Hands, No Land

3/1/2018
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Originally from Paris, and a violinist by training, Olivier has collaborated with more than 50 French groups in styles from classical to rock to hip-hop to electronic and world music. His film work includes Love Like Poison and Miss Impossible, and Olivier has performed live musical accompaniment to films such as Steven Spielberg's Duel and F.W. Murnau's Sunrise. Other multimedia projects he has been involved in include The Electric Island and How We Tried. More recently, Olivier...

Duration:00:28:59

Julian Slater - Sound Designer, Editor, and Mixer - Hillary and Jackie, Shaun of the Dead,Girl With the Pearl Earring, Attack the Block, Mad Max: Fury Road, The Gift, and Baby Driver

2/22/2018
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In a career spanning 25 years, Julian has created and designed sound for movies for top directors such as Edgar Wright, Tim Burton, Joel Edgerton, and George Miller. Julian's film credits include Hillary and Jackie, Shaun of the Dead, In Bruges, Scott Pilgrim vs the World, Attack the Block, and The Gift. More recent projects Julian has worked on include Mad Max: Fury Road, for which he won a Motion Picture Sound Editors Golden Reel award. One of his most recent projects is the...

Duration:00:28:59

Wiebke von Carolsfeld - Film Editor, Writer, and Director - The Five Senses, Marion Bridge, Wrecked, Stay, and The Saver

2/15/2018
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Wiebke was born and raised in Germany, eventually moving to Toronto, and starting out as an Assistant Editor for Ron Sanders on David Cronenberg's M. Butterfly. Wiebke made her directorial debut with Marion Bridge, starring Molly Parker, Rebecca Jenkins, and Ellen Page, with by Daniel MacIvor, which won Best First Feature at the Toronto International Film Festival. Other films Wiebke wrote as well as directed include the documentary Walk with Us, the Canadian/Irish co-production...

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