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Craig Caton Largent

10/1/2018
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In this podcast episode, New York Film Academy sits down with Visual Effects pioneer Craig Caton Largent. His career has spanned decades and includes classics like Jurassic Park, Terminator 2, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Tremors and oh yeah, he's also NYFA's Chair of 3D Animation.

Duration:00:42:15

Riverdale's Casey Cott and Ashleigh Murray

9/17/2018
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In this podcast episode, New York Film Academy sits down with two of the stars of the smash hit "Riverdale," Casey Cott and Ashleigh Murray. Listen as they speak about what it takes to get a role and keep it in today's film and tv industry.

Duration:00:37:10

Jane Jenkins

9/3/2018
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Get to know Jane Jenkins, the casting director behind classic films and fan favorites like The Princess Bride, Jurassic Park, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, A Beautiful Mind, When Harry Met Sally, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Duration:00:38:14

John Carpenter

8/20/2018
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In this episode of The Backlot we sit down with John Carpenter, director of horror film classics like "Halloween," "The Fog," and "Escape from New York."

Duration:00:27:54

J. A. Bayona

8/6/2018
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In this episode, we sit down with J. A. Bayona, director of The Orphanage, The Impossible, and most recently, Jurassic Park: Fallen Kingdom. The director discusses the challenges he faced in filming the disaster movie, The Impossible, and trying to convey the devastation of the 2004 tsunami.

Duration:00:28:30

The Art of Editing with Douglas Crise, Claudia Castello & Michael P. Shawver

7/23/2018
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In this podcast episode, New York Film Academy takes a closer look at the craft of editing with three masters of the craft Douglas Crise, Claudia Castello, and Michael P. Shawver. Douglas Crise's credits include Ocean's Eleven, Academy Award-winning films Traffic and Birdman. Claudia Castello, and Michael P. Shawver have worked together on Fruitvale Station, Creed, and the billion-dollar blockbuster, Black Panther.

Duration:00:34:33

J. Michael Straczynski

7/9/2018
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In this podcast episode, New York Film Academy sits down with writer, J. Michael Straczynski. J. Michael Straczynski discusses his experiences writing for Thor, Spider-man, and Superman on the big screen as well as the groundbreaking Netflix series Sense8. Listen to this episode of The Backlot now!

Duration:00:43:30

Kathleen Turner

6/25/2018
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In this podcast episode, New York Film Academy sits down with Academy Award® Nominated Actor, Kathleen Turner. Kathleen Turner discusses her past acting experiences in classic movies, such as, "Body Heat," "Romancing The Stone," "Prizzi's Honor," as well as the importance of not letting yourself be typecast.

Duration:00:26:30

Frank Marshall

6/11/2018
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Sit down with the legendary, Oscar-nominated producer Frank Marshall. He has worked closely with Steven Spielberg and George Lucas on movie classics like Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, The Goonies. He's also the producer behind M. Night Shamalan's The Sixth Sense.

Duration:00:24:43

Cindy Williams

5/29/2018
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Sit down with the actor and producer, Cindy Williams in this New York Film Academy podcast episode. Cindy Williams discusses working with legendary directors George Lucas on "American Graffiti," and Francis Ford Coppola as well as how she eventually landed her iconic role as Shirley on the timeless sitcom, "Laverne and Shirley."

Duration:00:29:26

Dolph Lundgren

5/14/2018
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Get to know the talented and versatile Dolph Lundgren on The Backlot as he speaks of his transition into acting and his iconic role, Ivan Drago in Rocky IV.

Duration:00:26:03

Anna Serner on Gender Equality in Film

4/30/2018
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Get to know the Chief Executive of the Swedish Film Institute and powerhouse of the gender equality in film movement, Anna Serner. Listen as she explains how she devised a plan to make waves and make change within the Swedish film industry and those waves are making their way to Hollywood as well.

Duration:00:35:44

Henry Winkler

4/16/2018
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Sit down with the actor, director, and producer Henry Winkler in this New York Film Academy podcast episode. Henry Winkler is best known for his role on Happy Days as The Fonze. Check out this episode of The Backlot online today!

Duration:00:22:54

Sherry Lansing

4/2/2018
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In this podcast episode, New York Film Academy brings you the Oscar-nominated producer, Sherry Lansing. Sherry Lansing discusses some of her most famous films like "Fatal Attraction," "Indecent Proposal;" how "Saving Private Ryan" magically came together, and how "Titanic" was erroneously predicted by many to be the biggest bust of all time. Listen this episode of The Backlot now!

Duration:00:24:45

J. K. Simmons

3/19/2018
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Sit down with the Academy Award-winning actor J. K. Simmons in this New York Film Academy podcast episode. J. K. Simmons discusses his first experiences on stage and acting in incredible movies and TV shows, such as, "OZ" and "Whiplash." Check out this episode of The Backlot online today!

Duration:00:25:18

Dan Gilroy

3/5/2018
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Get to know Dan Gilroy, the incredible screenwriter behind Nightcrawler as he discusses his creative process and openness to experimental screenwriting.

Duration:00:26:31

Edward James Olmos

2/19/2018
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Join us on New York Film Academy's podcast, The Backlot and listen to our latest interview with actor, producer, and director Edward James Olmos as he describes his experience filming "Stand and Deliver" and gives valuable advice to aspiring actors.

Duration:00:29:23

Stephanie Allain

2/6/2018
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Get to know Stephanie Allain, the producer behind "Boyz n the Hood" and "Hustle and Flow" on The Backlot's new podcast episode! Listen today.

Duration:00:35:37

Bryan Cranston

1/22/2018
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Get to know the incredibly talented and versatile Emmy Award Winning Actor, Bryan Cranston on New York Film Academy's podcast. Bryan Cranston speaks about when he realized he wanted to become an actor, how he separates work from home life, and his infamous role as Walter White in "Breaking Bad." Available on The Backlot now!

Duration:00:27:18

Al Pacino

1/4/2018
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In this podcast episode, New York Film Academy sits down with Academy Award® Winning Actor, Al Pacino. Al Pacino discusses his past acting experiences in classic movies, such as, "The Godfather" and "Scarface," as well as his personal acting approaches and methods. Listen to this episode of The Backlot now!

Duration:00:16:14