Film

Episode 56: Rob Paulsen on Steve Martin, Voice Acting, and Life After Cancer

  Rob Paulsen is an Emmy Award-winning voice actor, singer, and writer. Notable characters he has voiced throughout his extensive career include Raphael on Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yakko on Animaniacs, Pinky from Animaniacs and Pinky and the Brain, Carl Wheezer from Jimmy Neutron: Boy Genius, and Spike in The Land Before Time films and television […]

Episode 51: Changing the World Through Film, with Indieflix CEO Scilla Andreen

Scilla Andreen is an award-winning filmmaker, producer, director, and Emmy-nominated costume designer (The Wonder Years). She is also the CEO and Co-Founder of Indieflix, a global entertainment screening and subscription streaming service based in Seattle. IndieFlix produces and distributes social impact films and series to create positive change in the world.         […]

Episode 46: Nick Cassavetes on Breaking the Family Mold as an Actor, Writer, and Director

Nick Cassavetes is an actor, screenwriter, and director. The son of independent film pioneer John Cassavetes and Academy Award-nominated actress Gena Rowlands, Nick started his career as an actor but eventually settled into screenwriting and directing. He wrote the screenplay for the 2001 biopic Blow starring Johnny Depp, directed The Notebook starring Ryan Gosling and […]

Episode 42: Filmmaker Natalie Johns on Finding Untold Stories

Natalie Johns is an Emmy-nominated filmmaker. In 2007 she founded Dig For Fire, a studio capturing inspired music stories and live experiences. Commercial clients included Nike, iTunes, Coca Cola, Spotify, Amnesty International, and Rock the Vote. Johns has collaborated with Bono, Sam Smith, Childish Gambino, Solange, John Legend, and Gil Scott Heron. Her most recent […]

Episode 40: Storytelling Through Animation, with Filmmaker Florentine Grelier

Florentine Grelier is a filmmaker from Paris who specializes in animation. Her animated short My Jukebox premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. My Jukebox explores the relationship between Florentine and her father (who sells and repairs Jukeboxes at the famous “Le Puz” Flea Market in Paris) through the metaphor of a juke-box, using multiple […]

Episode 36: Creating the Look and Feel of a Film, with Production Designer Adri Siriwatt

Adri Siriwatt is a production designer in television and film. Her film credits include Batman Begins with Christian Bale (directed by Christopher Nolan), Stranger Than Fiction with Will Ferrell, Emma Thompson, and Dustin Hoffman, and The Last Shift, directed by Andrew Cohn and starring Richard Jenkins, Shane Paul McGuie, and Ed O’Neil. Adri’s next film, […]