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This is a conversation between Matthew Downs, a movie-obsessed emerging filmmaker and established industry professionals about their life, career, and five movies that have inspired them along the way. Listen as our guests share some recommendations of the films that have left the biggest impact on their careers, and how each of these films defined a moment or a time period in their lives. New episodes out every Sunday!

This is a conversation between Matthew Downs, a movie-obsessed emerging filmmaker and established industry professionals about their life, career, and five movies that have inspired them along the way. Listen as our guests share some recommendations of the films that have left the biggest impact on their careers, and how each of these films defined a moment or a time period in their lives. New episodes out every Sunday!

Location:

Canada

Description:

This is a conversation between Matthew Downs, a movie-obsessed emerging filmmaker and established industry professionals about their life, career, and five movies that have inspired them along the way. Listen as our guests share some recommendations of the films that have left the biggest impact on their careers, and how each of these films defined a moment or a time period in their lives. New episodes out every Sunday!

Language:

English


Episodes

Scene 1 Take 4: Robert Budreau

5/2/2021
Producer/Director Robert Budreau is known for Born To Be Blue (2015), Stockholm (2019) and the upcoming Delia's Gone. This episode, Robert talks with host, Matthew Downs, about five films that have been foundational to his filmmaking journey. ▶ Raging Bull ▶ Phantom Lady ▶ Don't Look Back ▶ There Will Be Blood ▶ The Last Black Man In San Francisco Find Robert on social media: Twitter: https://twitter.com/robertbudreau Follow FCFF for podcast updates and more: Facebook:...

Duration:01:13:59

Scene 1 Take 3: Chris Giroux

4/25/2021
From horror to Christmas movies, producer Chris Giroux has done it all! In this episode, host Matthew Downs gets to know just how much of an avid film fan Chris is. Listen as Chris talks about the five film phenomena that defined his life and career: ▶ Star Wars Franchise ▶ Night of the Living Dead ▶ Pulp Fiction ▶ The Marvel Cinematic Universe ▶ Last Call Find Chris on social media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/christopher.g.7 Twitter:...

Duration:01:15:17

Scene 1 Take 2: Astrid Van Wieren

4/17/2021
Londoner and star of Come From Away on Broadway, Astrid Van Wieren chats with host Matthew Downs about five films that have shaped her life and career. ▶ Mary Poppins (1964) ▶ Fame (1980) ▶ The Devil and Miss Jones (1941) ▶ Passion Fish (1992) ▶ Cold War (2018) Find Astrid on Twitter: https://twitter.com/astridvanwieren?lang=en Follow FCFF for podcast updates and more: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/forestcityfilmfest/ Twitter:...

Duration:01:21:34

Scene 1 Take 1: Kris Pearn

4/10/2021
Our first guest is animator/writer/director, Kris Pearn. Kris grew up in Southwestern Ontario and has worked on iconic childhood classics like Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, and most recently, The Willoughbys. Listen as Kris talks to the host, Matthew Downs, about the five films of his life: 101 Dalmatians, The Princess Bride, Harold and Maude, Sideways, and Wolfwalkers. New episodes out every Sunday. Find us on social media: @FCfilmfestival, @krispearn (instagram)

Duration:01:12:23