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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.

Location:

Ada, MI

Description:

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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Colin Wilkes - Costume Designer - Computer Chess, Results, Support The Girls, Little Woods, Palm Springs

2/7/2020
Originally from East Texas, Colin earned a BFA in Costume Design from Cal Arts, designing performance art, theater, opera, puppetry, and music videos, before moving into film in 2009. Some of Colin's notable projects include the films Computer Chess, Results and Support The Girls, for director Andrew Bujalski, as well as more recently Little Woods and Palm Springs.

Duration:00:28:59

Jo Thompson - UK Costume Designer - This is England, Somers Town, Fleabag, A Street Cat Named Bob, Beast, and In Fabric

1/31/2020
Jo's work spans both film and television and has worked with several notable directors such as Shane Meadows on his award-winning film, This is England, as well as his acclaimed film, Somers Town. Her other projects include the feature films For Those in Peril and Beast, A Street Cat Named Bob, and working on the television series Fleabag for creator and star Phoebe Waller-Bridge. More recently, Jo designed Peter Strickland's darkly comic horror film In Fabric, as well as the...

Duration:00:28:59

Amey Rene - Casting Director - Blue Jay, Outside In, Sadie, Paddleton, Greener Grass

1/24/2020
Amey has cast for directors including: Lynn Shelton, Matt Ross, Megan Griffiths, The Duplass Brothers, and Jeremy Garelick. Some of Amy's recent work includes the films: Sadie, Paddleton, and Greener Grass along with the Netflix series Everything Sucks and Best Worst Weekend Ever. Upcoming releases Amy has cast include The Werewolf, Big Time Adolescence, and Golden Arm.

Duration:00:28:59

Benjamin Massoubre - French Film Editor - Long Way North, The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales, Pachamama, and I Lost My Body

1/17/2020
Benjamin started in animation, his great passion, by editing television series and short films. Benjamin then moved into feature films, and has worked different talents in French animation, including on features, The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales and Pachamama. His film credits include Long Way North by Remi Chaye, and Jeremy Clapin's acclaimed Academy Award nominated and Annie winning, I Lost my Body, for which Benjamin was nominated for an American Cinema Editors award. Benjamin's...

Duration:00:28:59

Kirill Mikhanovsky - Writer, Director, and Editor - Fish Dreams, Gabriel and the Mountain, Give Me Liberty

1/10/2020
Born in Russia and living in Milwaukee, Kirill is an alumnus of NYU's Graduate Film Program and the Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab and founded Give Me Liberty Productions with Alice Austen in 2015. His film work includes Fish Dreams, the Russian mini-series Dubrovsky, and as co-writing Gabriel and the Mountain. Kirill's most recent feature film is Give Me Liberty, which he co-wrote, directed, edited, and co-produced, with creative partner, Alice Austen. Give Me Liberty...

Duration:00:28:59

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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