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Behind the Doc takes you on a behind the scenes look at some of the most authentic, illuminating, and exciting documentaries chosen from the Gravitas Ventures collection. Hosts, B.C. Wehman and Heather Grayson, talk with filmmakers to get their best stories, biggest surprises during production, and uncover just what it took to bring these documentaries to you! *This podcast is a production of the Ohio Film Tax Credit.

Behind the Doc takes you on a behind the scenes look at some of the most authentic, illuminating, and exciting documentaries chosen from the Gravitas Ventures collection. Hosts, B.C. Wehman and Heather Grayson, talk with filmmakers to get their best stories, biggest surprises during production, and uncover just what it took to bring these documentaries to you! *This podcast is a production of the Ohio Film Tax Credit.

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Behind the Doc takes you on a behind the scenes look at some of the most authentic, illuminating, and exciting documentaries chosen from the Gravitas Ventures collection. Hosts, B.C. Wehman and Heather Grayson, talk with filmmakers to get their best stories, biggest surprises during production, and uncover just what it took to bring these documentaries to you! *This podcast is a production of the Ohio Film Tax Credit.

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English


Episodes

*Bonus* Behind the Scenes of Behind the Doc

12/2/2020
It's episode 16 of Behind the Doc and in this super special bonus episode Heather and B.C. talk with producer Sarah Willgrube all about the films and interviews of season 1! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:30

Ladies and Gentleman Inc, presents "Happy Happy Joy Joy: The Ren & Stimpy Story"

11/18/2020
Warning: This episode may ruin your childhood. If you grew up in the ’90’s like we did, you’ve probably seen an episode of two of “Ren & Stimpy,” and if not, you’ve definitely heard of it. It was the biggest cartoon of it’s time, known for it’s outrageous content, original artwork, and grotesque images that kids loved! By all appearances things couldn’t be better for “Ren & Stimpy.” Behind the scenes it was a different story though. A dictator, grueling hours, and loads of controversy. This...

Duration:00:33:30

David Jakubovic presents, "CBD Nation"

11/3/2020
Sio Rodriguez has suffered from depression and anxiety her whole life. Jayden has been a victim of debilitating seizures since he was four months old. Rylie developed bone eating tumors in her face that led to surgery and seizures. In a nation that is so quick to write you a prescription these three found their cure with CBD. The powerful discovery of the effects of CBD date all the way back the 1960’s, so why haven’t we been integrating it into our treatments? In CBD Nation, director David...

Duration:00:34:20

"In The Belly of The Moon" is presented by A & M Productions

10/20/2020
Mezcal is an experience all in itself. Co-Directors, Antoine Hunt and Juliz Ritchie, take us on a poetic journey of the maguey (agave) as it is harvested, roasted, and distilled transforming it into this spirit that we love. In The Belly of The Moon is based on the myths and folklore of the Oaxacan region of Mexico. This is the story of the many paths that mezcal travels and of the people it meets along the way. Tell us, how did mezcal find you? Cast of Characters: Antoine Hunt......Director...

Duration:00:31:29

"Gamemaster" with Charles Mruz & Jimmy Nguyen

10/7/2020
Board games aren’t just for kids anymore. Adults all over the country, all over the world, have caught on to the craze and it won’t be ending anytime soon. Gamemaster takes us on a deep dive into the world of board gaming, its creators, and its players. We learn about the origin of games such as Exploding Kittens, and the famous Settlers of Catan. Heather and B.C. talk to director, Charles Mruz, and producer, Jimmy Nguyen about the making of their film and their future in becoming...

Duration:00:35:54

"Tread," a Film by Paul Solet

9/23/2020
“Tread,” tells the story of Marvin Heemeyer’s rampage through Granby, Colorado. The owner of a muffler shop and renowned welder, Marvin reached the point where he had had enough. Carrying out his God-given mission, Marvin altered a Komatsu D355A bulldozer to become a war machine. He set out to destroy every building and home of those who had wronged him. Marv began at the cement batch plant and continued on his reign of terror until the Killdozer got stuck in the floor of the hardware store....

Duration:00:30:33

"Pigeon Kings," a film by Milena Pastreich

9/9/2020
The South Central Rollers aren’t who you think they are. In fact, these men gather together to compete in the sport of pigeon rolling. They breed, raise, and train their pigeons on how to fly in their kit (group) and do synchronized somersaults throughout the air. This film follows the #1 pigeon roller in Los Angeles, Keith London, as he takes on the challenge of mentoring an up and coming roller named Choo Choo. We learn more about Keith’s life as he must choose between his family and his...

Duration:00:32:22

"The House in Between," A Film by Steve Gonsalves and Kendall Whelpton

8/26/2020
Have you ever been inside a haunted house? Come, step inside Alice Jackson's home. Alice built her dream house in a beautiful field filled with wildflowers, but from the beginning of construction something seemed not quite right. Strange instances of doors closing, objects moving, and the chandelier dimming quickly became the norm for Alice. Day in and day out she knew that her house was different from other houses, but she was okay with that, until one night when everything changed. Alice...

Duration:00:36:45

Window Pictures Presents "Jasper Mall"

8/12/2020
Malls all across America are dying. What we once knew as the place to be is no longer. Fewer and fewer people visit malls every year, and many store fronts remain vacant, the memories of a not so distant past. Join us as we spend a year of our lives in Jasper Mall. We meet the many characters that make up the mall including Robin, a florist who has been a part of Jasper Mall for many years. Kasey and Isadore a teenage interracial couple whose extracurricular activities take them to the mall,...

Duration:00:31:38

Pen & Banjo Films & Nonchalance present, "In Bright Axiom"

7/29/2020
In Bright Axiom takes you on a journey with the Latitude Society. This journey has a beginning, but it has no end….or so we thought. The rise and the fall of the San Francisco chapter of Latitude Society happened very quickly. Requiring absolute discretion from all members the society was growing at a rate that the creators couldn’t quite keep up with leading to the dissolution. There are many unanswered questions surrounding the Latitude Society such as what is it really? A cult? A secret...

Duration:00:27:24

Nomadic Films Presents, "Live the Stream: The Story of Joe Humphreys"

7/15/2020
Joe Humphreys is a world-renowned fly fisherman. He fell in love with fly fishing at the young age of six, and ever since then he hasn’t been able to put a fly rod down, but there is much more to Joe. He is a father, husband, ice skater, wrestler, coach, but most of all a teacher. This film follows an 86 year old Joe Humphreys through the streams of State College, PA, and all the way to Arkansas as he tries to catch his dream fish: a 20lb brown trout. We see so much more as we learn about...

Duration:00:31:30

"We Stand Corrected: Dannemora," a film by Richie Elson

7/1/2020
When Richard Matt and David Sweat escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility in 2015 it shook the state of New York and the prison system as they knew it. The investigation into the escape left no stone unturned and as blame was being placed it seemed to rest on the heads of the Corrections Officers (C.O) and the Superintendent. What the state seemed to forget was the budget cuts, policy changes, and the denied request for lockdown that had all happened previous to the escape and made...

Duration:00:28:43

CBC Docs Original presents Drag Kids

6/10/2020
This is the story of 4 kids from all over the world that like to dress and perform in drag. We enter into the lives of Bracken, Stephan, Jason, Nemis, and their families as they prepare to participate in the world-famous Montreal Pride Festival. Not only will they be performing a choreographed performance together, but this is the first time any of them will be meeting another kid just like them, another drag kid. When they finally meet they are nervous, excited, and try on each other's...

Duration:00:28:30

Lake Effect Films presents "The Unknown Tour"

5/20/2020
Jimmy, Billy, Mike, Zach, and Chris set out to travel from LA to NYC, and back, recording musicians along the way. They were in search of the forgotten musicians, the buskers, the ones who put their hearts and souls into their songs. What they found were singers, song writers, rappers, musicians from all over the country with one common goal: MUSIC! This film will inspire you and awaken your inner musician. This is “The Unknown Tour.” Cast of Characters: Jimmy Jimes……….. Director Billy...

Duration:00:35:43

Peter Pardini and Vinnie Tortorich present FAT: A Documentary

5/6/2020
The American diet, now more than ever, is full of myths on what we should eat and how to lose weight and get fit: calories in calories out, sugar curbs your appetite, exercise makes you lose weight, and many more. We have a plethora of diet choices to combat those myths. Fitness trainer to the stars and nutrition expert, Vinnie Tortorich breaks those myths and talks to us about the health benefits of maintaining an NSNG (no sugar no grain) diet. It’s more than a diet it’s a lifestyle. Learn...

Duration:00:27:08

Pixela Pictura Films presents "Life Without Basketball."

4/22/2020
Bilquis Abdul-Qaadir is a record-breaking basketball player, she is also a Muslim. When Bilquis was ready to go to pro she never imagined that it would be her hijab that prevented her from playing, but it was a FIBA rule put a halt to her career. We see Bilquis go through many life changes all the while she is still fighting this FIBA rule. In the end, its a bittersweet win for Bilquis and she is left wondering if she will ever play ball again. This is her story. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:30:04

"Who Let the Dogs Out" a film by Brent Hodge

4/8/2020
After seeing a presentation on the song "Who Let the Dogs Out," filmmaker Brent Hodge knew that there was a movie to be made. Brent Hodge (producer/director) and Aly Kelly (producer) take us with them on the journey of a lifetime as we discuss what it was like in the making of this documentary, meeting Ben Sisto, and the long line of ownership for one of the most popular songs of the late 90’s. This podcast will leave you wondering, who did let the dogs out? Learn more about your ad choices....

Duration:00:26:28

Coming Soon

3/23/2020
Behind the Doc takes you on a behind the scenes look at some of the most authentic, illuminating, and exciting documentaries chosen from the Gravitas Ventures collection. Hosts, B.C. Wehman and Heather Grayson, talk with filmmakers to get their best stories, biggest surprises during production, and uncover just what it took to bring these documentaries to you! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:01:47