Kelly Schwarze, film director, author, sumo wrestler! What more can I say? I was absolutely delighted that Kelly accepted my offer to jump on a call for The Mighty Dragon to share his success on his eight feature film.
https://youtu.be/l2Fp28MNymQ I’m delighted to have back Andrew Froening on the blog again. Based in New Jersey Andrew is working on two feature films, one based in the mob world close to home in NJ. Andrew talks about his projects this year and how he adapted to working throughout the pandemic.
SIn a male-dominated area of the industry Carla Roda has truly made her mark on Hollywood. She is the first Spanish woman to edit projects for HBO. Her editing work for Fox Searchlight/ Fox Digital Studios' docu-series Phenoms was an official selection and winner at Tribeca Film festival
Shot in Australia, this series has a very modern feel, utilizing the power of social media within the story and on screen. I was delighted that actress Renee Lim, who played Alice in Clickbait, agreed to join me on the podcast.
I was joined on my podcast with another of my early interviewees, David Alton Hedges. With a new book out now, Werewolf, I thought it was a great chance to see what this Nicholl-winning writer was up to now. The last time I checked in with David was when he was over in South Africa... Continue Reading →
Joe talks to me about what he misses about Hong Kong and what his nine years there taught him as a filmmaker and music producer. We discuss the Chinese film industry and where this leaves Hong Kong filmmakers.
Alex's daughter reminded him of his passion at at time he was at a loss how he could help his filmmaker friends in a time of struggle. Subsequently along came, COVID 19: Sins & Virtues.
These characters will always have identifiable human traits, the devoted family man and good friend. Inside the monster, you will often find a sad childhood, neglect, bad parents, and exclusion. Is the monster borne out of these circumstances or where they always there?
Actor Darrin Giossi appeared in Season 2 of Mindhunter as a recruit. Looking back at Darrin's career you can see an interesting blend of characters. His last film, News of the World, saw him act alongside Tom Hanks, which it seems to have made a lasting impression on him . We spoke about these experiences, Mindhunter prep and more.
He plays Ted Gunn in Mindhunter, Season 2. This character, Michael explains, is a combination of characters rather. It was interesting to hear the meticulous preparation and rehearsals before each shoot. The genius of David Fincher certainly comes across in every interview in this series.
A humble actor, he has many credits to his name, Into the Dark, NCIS, S.W.A.T., Dawson’s Creek, Mindhunter… I could go on. Some of his favourite moments have been his “pinch me” moments, this could be from being on set with Tom Hanks in From the Earth to the Moon or working with David Fincher on Mindhunter.
Welcome to the first part of my Mindhunter Special. Join me in this new series where I interview cast members about Mindhunter, but also their backgrounds and prep for their characters. From Washington to Pittsburgh First up is Cotter Smith, he played one of my favourite characters, Unit Chief Shepard, in Seasons 1 and 2.... Continue Reading →