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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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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

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 in...

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 Black...

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, and...

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