I was delighted that 1899 actor Alexandre Willaume joined me on The Mighty Dragon podcast to discuss his character Anker, the hesitant priest aboard the ship. As a Danish actor, I was keen to get his insights into the strengths of the Danish film industry, and how he forged his career path. A career path which has taken him all over the world.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Phillip Noyce
He recalls his time visiting The Last Emperor set in Beijing and witnessing 4,000 people on set under the command of Bernardo Bertolucci. His friendship with Federico Fellini and some unforgettable advice he was given.
Interview with Venita Ozols-Graham #TheOssan
One such person who has always stood out to me is filmmaker Venita Ozols-Graham. I've adrmired Venita's dedication to her work from afar, her recent posts about her new short film The Ossan have been exciting. From the start of the funding campaign through to the shoot. It;s been a pleasure to see this entire process unfold.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Andrew Froening
I have known Fro for a few years, and can honestly say I have never met anyone as hard working. His dedication, drive and work ethic are reaping in the awards and its so thoroughly deserved. This is only the start of FroVideo greatness I feel.
Happy birthday to the real Mighty Dragon #70
Happy Birthday to John Lone. 70 candles shining brightly on the cake 🍰 John as Song Liling in M Butterfly 🦋 https://youtu.be/3wHUJX5xLgU Check out The Mighty Dragon YouTube channel
Interview with Julian Black Antelope – Chief Kehetu #PREY
An Indigenous Canadian actor, with a drop of Irish blood. Julian represents the Buckskin, Black Horse family of the Weasel People. He is a self-taught actor who has built a solid career path in music, stunts, and working crew positions. His TV and film work has brought all his experience and physicality to many dynamic characters. I am proud to welcome 'JBA' onto The Mighty Dragon.
Interview with Lorraine Tai #thebatman
Lorraine was Cheri in The Batman, the beautiful silver-fingered co-ed that works at the 44 Below. Other roles include The Lost Girls, Sensation, and Ground Control. She will be stepping into a well-known Paramount movie production soon, which is hugely exciting for this multi-talented actress, her star keeps rising.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Craig Ahrens and David Espinosa #thecrumbs #demonfighter #lovenquarantine #theevildownthestreet
With their new releases Love N Quarantine and Demon Fighter out now, it was a great chance to catch up with these Mighty Dragon favourites. They offer solid advice for any Independent Filmmaker and share some of their process for making their unique, quirky, and unforgettable films.
Interview with Stella Stocker #thebatman
When scrolling her multiple IMDb listings I was delighted to see that she had also appeared in Blithe Spirit (a Noel Coward play which yours truly appeared in years ago too!). A passion for period drama and some very exciting projects planned, I am delighted to welcome Stella Stocker to The Mighty Dragon.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Marise Alvarez #obiwankenobi #nyche
With such a diverse career, this multi-talented actress has worked with some impressive, inspiring filmmakers such as Benicio Del Toro, Steven Soderbergh, John Malkovich and Martin Sheen. Notably, Marise is in one of my favourite films, Soderbergh's Che (parts 1 & 2) as Vilma Espin.
Interview with Jack Schumacher #topgunmaverick #omaha
Jack describes Tom Cruise as "one of the last true movie stars", we get to hear how working with Tom is a masterclass in acting and filmmaking.
The Mighty Dragon podcast with Jess Liaudin #notimetodie #luther #thebatman
His route into the industry actually left me quite tearful as he described his underprivileged background, which truly served as a launch pad propelling him into success.