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

1/3/2020
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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

Fiona Crombie - Production Designer - The Snowtown Murders, Top of the Lake, Dead Europe, Macbeth, The Favourite, The King

12/27/2019
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Fiona graduated from the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Sydney before starting her career working as a set and Costume Designer in theater and eventually moving into film and television. Fiona's production design credits include The Snowtown Murders, Dead Europe, Macbeth, Top of the Lake, Son of a Gun, and Una. More recently, Fiona worked on the feature films Mary Magdalene starring Rooney Mara, the Academy Award nominated The Favourite for Yorgos Lanthimos, and The King for...

Duration:00:28:59

Margaux Rust - Production Designer - Come Swim, Don't Be A Hero, Back Roads, Clemency

12/20/2019
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Margaux had opened and co-owned a combination vintage store and art gallery in Portland, Oregon, where she began using the vintage inventory as an impromptu prop-shop while designing music videos. This led to a move to California in 2013 to pursue Production Design and filmmaking. Margaux built her skills as a department head while working on commercials, as well in the music video and film worlds. Margaux's narrative work includes Kristen Stewart's 2017 short film Come Swim, Pete...

Duration:00:28:58

Hagen Bogdanski - German Cinematographer - The Lives of Others, The Young Victoria, Hilde, The Beaver, Hotel Lux, Papillon, Berlin Station

12/13/2019
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Hagen was born in Berlin, and he has had long relationship with German directors and reached international attention with The Lives of Others and along The Young Victoria, and Papillon, for Michael Noer, starring Charlie Hunnam and Rami Malek. Hagen has worked on other acclaimed films over the years including Hilde and The Beaver for Jodie Foster, and Hotel Lux. More recently, Hagen has been working as both Director and DP, on several projects including the television series Berlin...

Duration:00:28:59

Sebastian Hofmann - Mexican Film Editor, Writer, Director, and Producer - Piano Distribution, Halley, and Time Share

12/6/2019
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Sebastian is an award-winning Mexican filmmaker and co-founder, with producer Julio Chavezmontes, of production company PIANO. He had directed and co-wrote the acclaimed dramatic horror feature film, Halley. Piano's upcoming co-productions include Annette by Leos Carax, Memoria by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Bergman Island by Mia Hansen Love, and Knife + Heart for Yann Gonzalez. Sebastian's latest feature film Time Share won the jury prize for best screenwriting at Sundance. Time...

Duration:00:28:59

Osei Essed - Film Composer - Finders Keepers, Jim: The James Foley Story, Tower, Period. End of Sentence., Always in Season

11/29/2019
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Born in the Netherlands and to Surinamese parents and raised in the two countries before moving to New York, Osei is a multi-platform artist, performing and writing for screen and stage. As a musician, Osei performs with Brooklyn-based bands The Woes and Big Hands Rhythm and Blues Band. Osei's recent film composition credits include the Emmy-winning documentary films Finders Keepers, Jim: The James Foley Story, and Tower, the Oscar-winning documentary short, Period. End of Sentence.,...

Duration:00:28:59

Ma Kalaadevi Ananda - Makeup Designer and Artist - Little Women, Pollock, Shame, Robot and Frank, 12 Years a Slave, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, Widows, A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

11/22/2019
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Susan Sarandon picked Kalaadevi to be her make-up artist for over 30 films over 20 years including Light Sleeper, Little Women, Dead Man Walking, Robot & Frank, and Arbitrage. Kalaadevi also has collaborated with director Steve McQueen on several projects including Shame, 12 Years A Slave, and Widows, starring Viola Davis. Kalaadevi is known for other projects over the years as Makeup Department Head like Pollock, The East, and Marielle Heller's Can You Ever Forgive Me? starring...

Duration:00:28:59

Dylan Neely - Film Composer and Music Supervisor - Everybody Knows Elizabeth Murray, Jane Fonda in Five Acts, I Tonya, The Farewell, 18 To Party

11/15/2019
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Dylan performed at venues including The Museum of the Moving Image, Lincoln Center, and MoMA PS1, and he has written music for several theater and opera projects. Dylan performs with video artist Alex Nathanson as the ensemble Fan Letters. Dylan's work for films and television includes: Demolition, Everybody Knows Elizabeth Murray, Jane Fonda in Five Acts, Mozart in the Jungle, I, Tonya, The Farewell, and 18 To Party.

Duration:00:28:59

Michael Fimognari - Cinematographer - Beautiful Boy, Oculus, Before I Fall, Fast Color, The Haunting of Hill House, To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Doctor Sleep

11/8/2019
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Michael's work as Director of Photography includes acclaimed independent features such as Beautiful Boy, Au Revoir Taipei, Before I Fall, and Fast Color. His work in the horror genre includes Oculus, The Lazarus Effect, the series The Haunting of Hill House, and The Shining sequel, Doctor Sleep. Recently, Michael shot To All the Boys I've Loved Before, and is directing the second and third films in the trilogy, P.S. I Still Love You, and Always and Forever Lara Jean.

Duration:00:28:59

Chris LeDoux - Visual Effects Supervisor - Hidden Figures, La La Land, Fast Color, Dolemite is My Name, and Just Mercy

11/1/2019
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Chris is the co-founder and Senior VFX Supervisor of Crafty Apes, a visual effects and production services company with offices in New York, LA, and Atlanta. His film and television projects include Hidden Figures, La La Land, Stranger Things, and Fast Color. He has also worked on musical projects for such artists as U2, Chris Cornell, and Dolly Parton. Some of Chris more recent film projects include Dolemite is My Name and Destin Daniel Cretton's upcoming Just Mercy.

Duration:00:28:59

Christoph von Schonburg - German Sound Designer - Touch the Sound, The Lives of Others, Never Look Away, and I Was, I Am, I Will Be

10/25/2019
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Having developed an early interest in film with a Super 8 camera as a youth, Christoph worked in several small film roles before settling into sound editing in the 1990s. Since then, Christoph has worked on sound editing and design for more than 100 feature films and television productions. Christoph's projects include the acclaimed documentary Touch the Sound, the Oscar-winning The Lives of Others, the Oscar nominated Never Look Away, and I Was, I Am, I Will Be.

Duration:00:28:59

Jasper Wolf - Dutch Cinematographer - Life in One Day, Code Blue, Atlantic, Brothers, Open Seas, Monos, and Instinct

10/18/2019
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Jasper's notable feature film work includes Life in One Day, Code Blue, Atlantic, Brothers, and Open Seas. His work on Code Blue and more recently Open Seas won him best cinematography awards at the Dutch Film Awards. His most recently-released film is the critically acclaimed, Monos, directed by Alejandro Landes, winner of the Special Jury Prize at Sundance and garnering rave reviews in the US and worldwide. Jasper's next release, Instinct, a winner at the Locarno Film Festival, has...

Duration:00:28:59

David Bickerstaff - Film Director in the UK - Heavy Water: A Film for Chernobyl, Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, Michelangelo: Love and Death, and Van Gogh and Japan

10/11/2019
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David's documentary work and video installations include the projects: The Lukhang, Heavy Water: A film for Chernobyl, and Making War Horse. David's work for the Exhibition on Screen series includes Painting the Modern Garden: Monet to Matisse, Michelangelo: Love and Death, and most recently Van Gogh & Japan.

Duration:00:28:59

Gene Park - Sound Designer - Elvis and Nixon, Thoroughbreds, A Vigilante, The Mountain, Midsommar, The Farewell

10/4/2019
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Gene studied and worked as a musician before transitioning to sound design and running the studio Toneburst Audio. Gene's recent film credits include Elvis & Nixon, A Vigilante, Thoroughbreds, The Mountain, Midsommar, and The Farewell. His upcoming film projects include Goldie and Bad Education.

Duration:00:28:59

Garrett Brown - Inventor of the Oscar-winning Steadicam - Rocky, The Shining, Philadelphia, Bulworth, La Traviata, The Forgotten

9/27/2019
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Garrett used the Oscar-winning Steadicam which he invented to shoot nearly 100 movies beginning with Bound for Glory. Other films he has shot with the Steadicam include Rocky, The Shining, Return of the Jedi, Philadelphia, Casino, Bulworth, La Traviata, and The Forgotten. Garrett holds 60 patents for camera devices, including Skycam, Mobycam, and Divecam, which pursue athletes worldwide in the air, in the water, and in between. Garrett joined the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame in 2009...

Duration:00:28:59

Alex Weston - Film Composer - The Farewell, Last Supper, Jane Fonda in Five Acts, The Emperor of All Maladies, and H.

9/20/2019
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Alex is a prolific composer whose film scores have premiered at festivals around the world including Sundance, Berlinale, Venice, and Slamdance. Alex recently scored Lulu Wang's acclaimed The Farewell, the suspenseful drama, The Last Supper for David Wexler, and H. for Daniel Garcia and Rania Attieh. Alex's music has also been featured on projects including Jane Fonda in Five Acts for HBO, and the documentary Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies for PBS.

Duration:00:28:59

Yong Ok Lee - Production Designer - Pandemic, We Go On, They, Dead Women Walking, The Farewell

9/13/2019
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Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Yong worked in the fashion industry and eventually received an MFA in Production Design from the American Film Institute. Yong's work in Korea include box office top ten hits such as Seven Days starring Yunjin Kim. Her US credits include Pandemic, We Go On, Indiana, They, Dismissed, Grace, and Dead Women Walking. One of Yong's most recent projects, the acclaimed The Farewell, starring Awkwafina, screened at Sundance and was a nominated for the Grand...

Duration:00:28:59

Katie Bryer - UK Film Editor - We Ride, Virunga, Superbob, Bruce Lee and the Outlaw, Maiden, Lost and Found

9/6/2019
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Katie's first feature documentary was the snowboarding movie, We Ride before she went on to co-edit the Oscar nominated Virunga, directed by Orlando von Einsiedel, her long-time collaborator. Other work of Katie's included the award-winning romantic-comedy SuperBob, Moon Shot, a series of short documentaries, and Bruce Lee and the Outlaw. Katie contributed to the film Evelyn and recently edited the acclaimed feature documentary Maiden, by Alex Holmes, about the first ever all-female...

Duration:00:28:59

Antoinette Yoka - Makeup Artist and Hair Stylist - MDMA, Sorry to Bother You, I Believe in Unicorns, The Last Black Man in San Francisco

8/30/2019
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Antoinette earned her cosmetology license in New Jersey back in 1985, which led to 15 years "behind the chair," while honing her makeup and hair skills. She earned a degree in Media Arts and Photography. With her education, Antoinette is a hair and makeup artist who understands light, color, composition and the film and photographic process. Antoinette's work in the hair department includes the romantic comedy Unleashed, the period drama MDMA, and the surreal satire Sorry to Bother...

Duration:00:28:59

Amanda Ramirez - Costume Designer - Steve Jobs, Looking, 13 Reasons Why, Vida, Discreet, and The Last Black Man in San Francisco

8/23/2019
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Currently based in L.A., Amanda was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and has worked in various costume departments for over ten years. Amanda's work in various roles in the costume department has included feature films such as Fruitvale Station, Big Eyes, and Steve Jobs and series such as Looking, 13 Reasons Why, and Vida. Amanda's work as Costume Designer includes several short films as well as the feature film Discreet and the acclaimed The Last Black Man in San...

Duration:00:28:59