Film

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, […]

Episode 30: Hollywood, Harps, and the Healing Hands of Chris Kinkade

Chris Kinkade is a stage and film actor whose work includes Alpha Dog with Emile Hirsch and Justin Timberlake, and My Sister’s Keeper with Cameron Diaz and Alec Baldwin (both directed by Nick Cassavetes). He’s the former lead singer of the Seattle-based 1970s/80s rock band Rail, the current lead singer of the band Elsewaves, and a professional […]

Episode 28: Capturing the Essence of a Rock Legend, with Film Director, A.J. Eaton

The son of a musician and songwriter, A.J. Eaton grew up in rural Idaho but has worked as a television and film director in Los Angeles for the last 20 years. His 2019 documentary David Crosby: Remember My Name (produced by Cameron Crowe, Greg Mariotti, and Michele Farinola). From its premiere at Sundance and subsequent […]

Episode 22: Talking with Northwest Filmmaker and Storyteller, Tracy Rector

Tracy Rector is Seattle-based filmmaker focused on amplifying and empowering indigenous voices. She won an Emmy this year for her work on Dawnland, a documentary about the State of Maine’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission which addressed cultural genocide perpetrated by social workers upon tribal families. Tracy has directed or produced over 400 films and is […]