Feature Filmmaking with Matt Cruse - Indie Film Grit EP 038

By Timothy Patrick

Feature Filmmaking with Matt Cruse - Indie Film Grit EP 038

SHOW NOTES:

Matt Cruse is an indie filmmaker who recently wrote, produced and directed his first feature film "The Watcher Self", available now on Amazon. We talk about many aspects of filmmaking including scriptwriting, sound design, and how to use dialogue effectively. Matt shares his experiences working in television at the BBC and gives useful advice and insights for fellow indie filmmakers.

Special Thanks to: Matt Cruse @mattcruse @thewatcherself

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Matt Cruse

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

The Watcher Self

BBC

Short Ends

Tags: indie film, feature film, directing, writing, producing, podcast


Scriptation with Steve Vitolo - Indie Film Grit EP 037

By Timothy Patrick

Scriptation with Steve Vitolo - Indie Film Grit EP 037

SHOW NOTES:

Steve Vitolo is the CEO and founder of Scriptation, a script annotation app designed specifically for film and TV production. We talk about how he made his way through the industry as a writer's assistant, script coodinator, and TV writer on such shows as Black-ish, Crowded, and Hot in Cleveland. Steve shares his experience with the writers' room, working in TV, and how he came up with the idea for his game-changing app, Scriptation.

Special Thanks to: Steve Vitolo @scriptationapp

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Steve Vitolo

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter

LINKS:

Scriptation

Black-ish

Rob Morrow

The Magicians

Tags: indie film, TV, scriptwriting, app, interviews, film production


Writer Director & Stuntwoman: Killarney Traynor - Indie Film Grit EP 036

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Writer Director & Stuntwoman: Killarney Traynor - Indie Film Grit EP 036

SHOW NOTES:

Joining me today is Killarney Traynor, an indie filmmaker from New Hampshire. She is an experienced actor, writer, director, and stuntwoman. Her new feature film "Michael Lawrence" is a detective mystery that will soon be available on Amazon Prime. We talk about her experiences acting, writing screenplays, directing films and what it's like to perform stunts on camera. And we also talk about how old westerns influenced her as a filmmaker.

Special Thanks to: Killarney Traynor @KillarneyTray www.Killarneytraynor.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Killarney Traynor

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Michael Lawrence

Bright

Narrow Street Films

Jackie Chan

John Wayne

Tags: indie film, Stunts, directing, acting, interviews, film production


Acting in 'Fishbowl California' with Steve Olson - Indie Film Grit EP 035

By Timothy Patrick

Acting in 'Fishbowl California' with Steve Olson - Indie Film Grit EP 035

SHOW NOTES:

Steve Olson is the lead actor in the new feature-length comedy 'Fishbowl California' now available on Amazon, Apple TV, and other VOD platforms. We talk about his acting journey and Steve shares insight into acting classes, auditions, commercial work, sitcoms, and how Bruce Campbell inspired him to pursue an acting career.

Special Thanks to: Steve Olson @steveolson22

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Steve Olson

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Fishbowl California

If Chins Could Kill

Harry Caray

Kate Flannery

Richard Riehle

Tags: indie film, acting, TV, podcast, filmmaking, auditioning, feature film


Hitchcock and the Art of Suspense with Jeffrey Michael Bays - Indie Film Grit EP 034

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Hitchcock and the Art of Suspense with Jeffrey Michael Bays - Indie Film Grit EP 034

SHOW NOTES:  

Jeffrey Michael Bays, also known as "The Hitchcock Whisperer", joins us for an interesting conversation about Alfred Hitchcock and indie filmmaking. Jeffrey is an indie filmmaker and also the author of such books as "Between The Scenes", "How To Turn Your Boring Movie Into a Hitchcock Thriller", and his latest "Suspense with a Camera". We talk about his filmmaking journey, his web series "Hitch20", his feature film "Offing David", and all things related to Hitchcock.

Special Thanks to: Jeffrey Michael Bays: @BorgusFilm

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Jeffrey Michael Bays

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Hitch20

Suspense with a Camera

Between The Scenes

Vertigo effect

Bomb Theory

Tags: indie film, production, Hitchcock, filmmaking, interviews, podcast


Indie Filmmaking with Sam Hoggarth - Indie Film Grit EP 033

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Indie Filmmaking with Sam Hoggarth - Indie Film Grit EP 033

SHOW NOTES:  

I'm joined by indie filmmaker Sam Hoggarth to talk about his latest short film "Envy". Sam shares stories about the making of the film and what inspired him to tell such a dark tale. "Envy" has won many awards at film festivals including: Best Director, Best Writing, Best Actress, and Best Narrative Short. After it's festival run, "Envy" will be released online October 31st, 2018.

Special Thanks to: Sam Hoggarth: @Sam_D_Hoggarth

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Sam Hoggarth

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Envy

Norwich University of the Arts

Watch me, Alone

Simon P. Edwards

Tags: indie film, production, screenwriting, filmmaking, interviews, podcast


The Never-Ending Story of Tami Stronach - Indie Film Grit EP 032

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

The Never-Ending Story of Tami Stronach - Indie Film Grit EP 032

SHOW NOTES:  

I have a great conversation with actress Tami Stronach who played the Childlike Empress in The Never-Ending Story. Tami is an actress, dancer, and she produces family entertainment content at The Paper Canoe Company. We talk about her journey and Tami shares some of her experiences making The Never-Ending Story.

Special Thanks to: Tami Stronach: @neverendingtami

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Tami Stronach

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter

LINKS:

Wolfgang Peterson

The Never-Ending Story

Paper Canoe Company

Alan Oppenheimer

 

Tags: indie film, filmmaking, acting, dance, interview, podcast


Head of Crowdfunding at Seed & Spark, Gerry Maravilla - Indie Film Grit EP 031

By Timothy Patrick

Indie film Grit

Head of Crowdfunding at Seed & Spark, Gerry Maravilla - Indie Film Grit EP 031

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with Head of Crowdfunding at Seed & Spark, Gerry Maravilla. He shares valuable info about crowdfunding as well as his own filmmaking journey. We talk about his role at Seed & Spark, the benefits of building an audience, his short film "Cross", and we even talk about pupusas.

Special Thanks to: Gerry Maravilla: @gerrymaravilla

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Gerry Maravilla

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Occidental College

Cross

Seed & Spark

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia

pupusas

Tags: indie film, filmmaking, seed & spark, film distribution, film distribution, podcast


FilmHub with Klaus Badelt - Indie Film Grit EP 030

By Timothy Patrick

FilmHub with Klaus Badelt - Indie Film Grit EP 030

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I have an amazing conversation with Klaus Badelt. He is well known in the film industry as a successful musical composer who has created the scores for hollywood films like "Pirates of the Caribbean", "Gladiator", and "The Time Machine." Klaus has also created an exciting new way for filmmakers to distribute their films worldwide with Filmhub. It's easy, it's free, and it's a game changer for indie filmmakers.

Special Thanks to: Klaus Badelt: @filmhubhq

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Klaus Badelt

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

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LINKS:

FilmHub

Pirates of the Caribbean

The Time Machine

Farewell My Concubine

Tags: indie film, filmmaking, film score, film distribution, filmhub, podcast


Character Driven Filmmaking with David Volino & Victoria Ratermanis - Indie Film Grit EP 029

By Timothy Patrick

Indei Film Grit

Character Driven Filmmaking with David Volino & Victoria Ratermanis - Indie Film Grit EP 029

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with two indie filmmakers from New York, David Joseph Volino & Victoria Ratermanis. We talk about their new short film, "The Rose Garden" which is an engaging character-driven film co-starring David and Victoria. It has proven to be a festival favorite, winning many awards including Best Actress, Best Actor, and the Audience Choice Award.

Special Thanks to: David Joseph Volino: @DavidJVolino

& Victoria Ratermanis: victoriaratermanis.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guests: David Joseph Volino & Victoria Ratermanis

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

The Rose Garden

Playhouse West Brooklyn Lab

Meisner Technique

Tags: indie film, filmmaking, acting, film festivals, New York


Making "Shadows In The Mind" with Mark Schwab - Indie Film Grit EP 028

By Timothy Patrick

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Making "Shadows In Mind" with Mark Schwab - Indie Film Grit EP 028

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with producer/writer/director Mark Schwab. We talk about his new feature film, "Shadows In Mind" which is a captivating LGBT thriller. Mark shares insight into indie filmmaking, what its like working with a talented cinematographer, and how his approach to making films has evolved over time.

Special Thanks to: Mark Schwab: @DITRFilms

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Mark Schwab

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Shadows In Mind

DITR Films

Red Dragon

LGBT

Gordon Gekko

Tags: indie film, production, filmmaking, interviews, podcast


 

Indie Filmmaking with Alexia Anastasio - Indie Film Grit EP 027

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Indie Filmmaking with Alexia Anastasio - Indie Film Grit EP 027

SHOW NOTES:  

In this episode, I talk with producer/director/writer/editor Alexia Anastasio. We talk about her documentary films, including "Adventures in Plymptoons!" and "Beyond The Noise." And we also discuss how Transcendental Meditation can be a powerful tool for the indie filmmaker.

Special Thanks to: Alexia Anastasio: @alexiaanastasio

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Alexia Anastasio

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Ginger Girls

Beyond The Noise

David Lynch Foundation

TM

Adventures in Plymptoons

Ralph Bakshi

Tags: indie film, documentary, transcendental meditation, animation, podcast

 


What is Crowdsourcing? with Richard "RB" Botto - Indie Film Grit EP 026

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Flm Grit

What is Crowdsourcing? with Richard "RB" Botto - Indie Film Grit EP 026

SHOW NOTES:  

In this episode, I have a great conversation with producer/actor/screenwriter Richard "RB" Botto. He is the founder and CEO of Stage 32 and author of "Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers". We talk about the importance of understanding both the business side and the creative side of making films. And RB explains why crowdsourcing is crucial to the success of your film.

Special Thanks to: Richard "RB" Botto: @RBwalksintoabar

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Richard "RB" Botto

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Stage 32

Crowdsourcing For Filmmakers

AFM

Bondit

Tags: indie film, distribution, crowdsourcing, social media, crowdfunding, podcast


3D Animation with Roger An - Indie Film Grit EP 025

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

3D Animation with Roger An - Indie Film Grit EP 025

SHOW NOTES:  

In this episode, I talk with indie filmmaker and 3D animator, Roger An. We talk about his new short film, Alpha Fish, which combines live action with 3D animated characters. Alpha Fish's world premiere is January 31, 2018 at the NY Indie Theatre Film Festival. www.alphafish.tv

Special Thanks to Roger An: @RogerAn3D

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Roger An

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

MAYA

New York Indie Theater Film Festival

Kids First Film Festival

Short of the Week

Tags: indie film, 3D animation, film festivals, VFX, independent film, podcast


Feature Filmmaking with Bryce Hirschberg - Indie Film Grit EP 024

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Feature Filmmaking with Bryce Hirschberg - Indie Film Grit EP 024

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with indie filmmaker Bryce Hirschberg. We talk about the many hats he wore while making his feature film, Counterfeiters. His film has won many awards at multiple film festivals all over the world, including Best Feature and Best Actor.

Special Thanks to Bryce Hirschberg: @BryceHirschberg

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Bryce Hirschberg

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Counterfeiters

LMU

Grainy Day Productions

Peerspace

Tags: indie film, feature film, film festivals, film school, independent film, podcast


Guerrilla Filmmaking with Patrick Green - Indie Film Grit EP 023

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Guerrilla Filmmaking with Patrick Green - Indie Film Grit EP 023

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with writer/director Patrick Green. We discuss the pros and cons of guerrilla filmmaking and his short film, TAG, about a graffitti artist in Los Angeles. TAG was officially selected at over two dozen film festivals around the world and is now available on Vimeo. 

Special Thanks to Patrick Green: @ByPatrickGreen

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Patrick Green

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

TAG

Cal State Northridge

Hardcore Henry

Tony Scott

Homeboy Industries

Power Rangers

Ghost Writer

Tags: indie film, POV, graffiti, podcast, film school, casting, film festivals, filmmaker


Documenting Lady Gaga with Kim Ray - Indie Film Grit EP 022

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Documenting Lady Gaga with Kim Ray - Indie Film Grit EP 022

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I'm joined by producer/writer/director Kim Ray. Her recent documentary Gaga: Five Foot Two, follows music icon Lady Gaga and climaxes with a Super Bowl half-time performance. The film premiered at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival and was then released worldwide on Netflix. Kim shares insight about attending USC film school, working in reality television, and also her passion for Sci-Fi Action films.

Special Thanks to Kim Ray: @kimray

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Kim Ray

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

West Bank Story

Made

Lady Gaga

Violet's New Life

Canon C300

Tags: indie film, production, lady gaga, podcast, documentary, film school, netflix


 

The Redeeming with Brian Barnes - Indie Film Grit EP 021

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

The Redeeming with Brian Barnes - Indie Film Grit EP 021

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with director Brian Barnes who's been making indie films since 1987. The Redeeming is his new feature film and it world premieres at the Horror-On-Sea film festival January 28, 2018. We talk about film school, corporate videos, directing live television, film festivals, and how he made his first feature film for next to nothing. Check out Brian's video course Succeeding In Corporate Videos and use promo code IFG30 to save 30% on your order.

Special Thanks to Brian Barnes: The Redeeming

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Brian Barnes

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Brian Barnes

Horror-On-Sea film festival

Misery

Bikini Beach

Get Out

Royal College of Art

Quora

Tags: indie film, production, filmmaking, podcast, horror film, film school, film distribution


Indie Filmmaking with Jed Brian - Indie Film Grit EP 020

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Indie Filmmaking with Jed Brian - Indie Film Grit EP 020

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with indie filmmaker Jed Brian, the writer/producer/director of the feature-length horror film, Unlisted Owner. We talk about his experience getting a distribution deal at The American Film Market (AFM), as well as the success of his film on Amazon.

Special Thanks to Jed Brian: unlistedowner.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Jed Brian

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

AFM

Jed Brian

Tags: indie film, production, filmmaking, interviews, podcast, horror film, screenwriting


 

Editing and VFX with Jeremy Wanek - Indie Film Grit EP 019

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit

Editing and VFX with Jeremy Wanek - Indie Film Grit EP 019

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode I have an insightful conversation with Jeremy Wanek.  He's a busy man, working not only in VFX but also as an editor. We talk about his filmmaking journey and dive deep into film editing and Visual effects.

Special Thanks to Jeremy Wanek: jeremywanek.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Jeremy Wanek

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Corpse Tub

Suicide Squad

Ahockalypse

After Effects

In The Blink of an Eye

Rule of Six

Tags: indie filmmaking, editing, VFX, visual effects, podcast, interview


Feature Filmmaking with Joe Badon - Indie Film Grit EP 018

By Timothy Patrick

 

Feature Filmmaking with Joe Badon - Indie Film Grit EP 018

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode I talk with Joe Badon, the writer/producer/director of a new feature film called The God Inside My Ear. Joe shares his approach to indie filmmaking as well as his experience working in the biz as a storyboard artist.

Special Thanks to Joe Badon: The God Inside My Ear

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Joe Badon

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Keanu

Gimp

Tangerine

Carnival of Souls

freesound.org

Tags: indie filmmaking, scriptwriting, storyboards, podcast, interview, feature film


Recursion Theorem with Ben Sledge and Dan Franko - Indie Film Grit EP 017

By Timothy Patrick

Recursion Theorem with Ben Sledge and Dan Franko - Indie Film Grit EP 017

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with writer/director Ben Sledge and award-winning actor Dan Franko about their new film, The Recursion Theorem. It's a sci-fi noir short with influences ranging from The Twilight Zone and Greek Mythology to the classic arcade game Asteroids. Ben and Dan share insights to locations, acting, storytelling, and how to buy a dead bird.

Special Thanks to Ben Sledge and Dan Franko: www.recursiontheorem.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guests: Ben Sledge and Dan Franko

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

Sisyphus

Twilight Zone

Asteroids

 

Easy Living: A Feature Film with Adam Keleman - Indie Film Grit EP 016

By Timothy Patrick

Easy Living: A Feature Film with Adam Keleman - Indie Film Grit EP 016

SHOW NOTES:

Adam Keleman wrote, produced, and directed Easy Living, a new feature film that premiered at SXSW Film Festival this year. He talks about the differences between making short films and a feature-length film. We also talk about how to go about getting your film accepted into film festivals.

Special thanks to Adam Keleman: www.easylivingfilm.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guests: Adam Keleman

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

LINKS:

SXSW

Sound-alike

Easy Living

Caroline Dhavernas

Gravitas

Tags: indie film, production, filmmaking, interviews, podcast, feature film, screenwriting


Joshua: A Short Film with Jason Krieger & Cooper Griggs - Indie Film Grit EP 015

By Timothy Patrick

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Joshua: A Short Film with Jason Krieger & Cooper Griggs - Indie Film Grit EP 015

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode I talk with the creators of Joshua, a new short film by writer Jason Krieger and director Cooper Griggs. It recently screened at the Marina Del Rey Film Festival and won an award at the Global Shorts Film Festival. Jason and Cooper share insights to the filmmaking process from casting to creating an original film score.

Special thanks to Jason Krieger and Cooper Griggs: www.joshuathefilm.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guests: Jason Krieger & Cooper Griggs

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit

Tags: indie film, production, filmmaking, interviews, podcast, short film, screenwriting


Toy Lords of Chinatown with The Sucklord - Indie Film Grit EP 014

By Timothy Patrick

Toy Lords of Chinatown with The Sucklord - Indie Film Grit EP 014

SHOW NOTES:

The Sucklord is a New York pop artist, a reality TV show contestant, and an indie filmmaker. In this episode, we talk about Toy Lords of Chinatown, his independently produced series on youtube. It takes place in an analog future where super-villains wage war in Chinatown, NY. The Sucklord shares stories about his guerrilla filmmaking process and how he developed concepts for his characters and storyline.

Special Thanks to The Sucklord: www.patreon.com/thesucklord

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit or subscribe to our newsletter on our website, www.indiefilmgrit.com/newsletter

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: The Sucklord

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

LINKS:

Suckadelic

Toy Lords of Chinatown

Crystal Pharoah

Toy Tokyo

Coney Island

Star Wars Break Beats

Tags: indie film, production, filmmaking, interviews, podcast, suckadelic, sucklord


 

Marcus Scott & Heath Hetherington of OBD Films- Indie Film Grit EP 013

By Timothy Patrick

Marcus Scott & Heath Hetherington of OBD Films- Indie Film Grit EP 013

SHOW NOTES:

In this episode, I talk with indie filmmakers Marcus Scott and Heath Hetherington of OBD films. We talk about their new feature film Recovery which is available on Vimeo on Demand Oct. 13th. We also touch on casting, locations, film scores, and what they learned from making their first film.

Special Thanks to OBD Films: obdfilms.com

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit or subscribe to our newsletter on our website, www.indiefilmgrit.com/newsletter

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guests: Marcus Scott, Heath Hetherington

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

Tags: indie film, production, filmmaking, interviews, podcast, feature film, festivals


10 Tips for Documentary Interviews with Timothy Patrick  - Indie Film Grit EP 012

By Timothy Patrick

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10 Tips for Documentary Interviews with Timothy Patrick  - Indie Film Grit EP 012

SHOW NOTES:

As a documentary filmmaker and a video producer, I have interviewed hundreds of people over the last 10 years. Whether I'm interviewing a rock star, a business owner, a stand up comedian, or a social activist, the process is pretty much the same. So I thought I'd share with you 10 Tips for Documentary Interviews.

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit or subscribe to our newsletter on our website, www.indiefilmgrit.com/newsletter

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

Tags: indie film, production, filmmaking, interviews, podcast


New York Times Bestselling Author & Screenwriter: John Gilstrap  - Indie Film Grit EP 011

By Timothy Patrick

New York Times Bestselling Author & Screenwriter: John Gilstrap  - Indie Film Grit EP 011

SHOW NOTES:

John Gilstrap is the New York Times bestselling author of the Jonathan Grave thriller series and other fiction and nonfiction books. John has written multiple screenplays for Hollywood, adapting the works of Nelson DeMille, Norman MacLean and Thomas Harris. He’s also contracted to write and co-produce the film adaptation of his book, Six Minutes to Freedom.

Special Thanks to John Gilstrap: www.johngilstrap.com

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit or subscribe to our newsletter on our website, www.indiefilmgrit.com/newsletter

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: John Gilstrap

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

LINKS:

Jonathan Graves

Nathan's Run

Six Minutes to Freedom

Final Target

Friendly Fire

No Mercy
 

Tags: indie film, books, podcast, filmmaking, cinema, screenwriting, novels


Acting for TV and Film with Sherman Allen - Indie Film Grit EP 010

By Timothy Patrick

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Acting for TV and Film with Sherman Allen - Indie Film Grit EP 010

SHOW NOTES:

Sherman Allen has been acting in TV and Film since he got his SAG card in 1983, and he's been playing rock n' roll guitar even longer. We talk about his roles on Better Call Saul, Longmire, and his character in the upcoming film Soldado, the next chapter of the Oscar-nominated film Sicario.

Special Thanks to Sherman Allen: @dobroallen

For more Indie Film Grit, follow us on Twitter @indiefilmgrit or subscribe to our newsletter at www.indiefilmgrit.com/newsletter

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Sherman Allen

Theme Music: Ryan Stuber

LINKS:

Longmire

Soldado

Better Caul Saul

Lou Diamond Phillips

Miguel Ferrer

Tom Leopold

Josh Brolin

Matthew Modin

Tags: indie film, acting, TV, podcast, filmmaking, cable, auditioning, scriptwriting


5 Great Books About Filmmaking with Timothy Patrick - Indie Film Grit EP 009

By Timothy Patrick

5 Great Books About Filmmaking with Timothy Patrick - Indie Film Grit EP 009

SHOW NOTES:  

Books can be a powerful ally when it comes to making indie films. In this episode, I focus on 5 great Films About Filmmaking. I enjoy reading these 5 books and I would recommend them to anyone interested in making movies. Books! Check 'em out!

For more Indie film Grit follow us on twitter @indiefilmgrit or subscribe to our newsletter at www.indiefilmgrit.com/newsletter

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Theme Music By: Ryan Stuber

LINKS:

Filmmakers Handbook

Make Your Own Damn Movie

Rebel Without a Crew

Scorsese on Scorsese

Bambi vs Godzilla

Tags: indie film, books, podcast, filmmaking, cinema


Indie Filmmaking with Cory Baker - Indie Film Grit EP 008

By Timothy Patrick

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Indie Filmmaking with Cory Baker - Indie Film Grit EP 008

SHOW NOTES:

Cory Baker is an indie filmmaker and host of  "O" The Anthem Podcast. Originally from Baltimore, Cory recently made the move to Los Angeles to pursue a life in filmmaking. He talks about his screenplays, projects he's worked on, and shares his love for Bull Durham.

Special Thanks to Cory Baker: www.otheanthem.com

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Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Cory Baker

Theme Music By: Ryan Stuber

 

LINKS:

O The Anthem

Bull Durham

Woody Allen

Tags: indie film, production, film screenwriting, filmmaking, baseball, interviews, podcast


CEO and Co-Founder of IndieVue, Sanjay Burman - Indie Film Grit EP 007

By Timothy Patrick

CEO and Co-Founder of IndieVue, Sanjay Burman - Indie Film Grit EP 007

SHOW NOTES:  

Sanjay Burman is the CEO and Co-founder of IndieVue.com Sanjay talks about why he created Indievue as a new distribution platform for indie filmmakers. He also shares stories about film school and how he made his mark on Hollywood at a young age.

Special Thanks to Sanjay Burman: www.IndieVue.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Sanjay Burman

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

 

LINKS:

Sean Penn

Johnny Depp

Best Actress

Jason Priestly

The Secret

Tags: indie film, production, film distribution, filmmaking, VOD, interviews, podcast, indievue


 

Composing Music for Indie Films with Dom Aiken - Indie Film Grit EP 006

By Timothy Patrick

Composing Music for Indie Films with Dom Aiken - Indie Film Grit EP 006

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Dom Aiken is a composer and winner of 3 Global Music Awards, one for composition, one for album, and one for creativity. He shares insightful stories about scoring indie films and talks about how to choose the right school for learning music composition.

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Dom Aiken

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

Special Thanks to Dom Aiken: www.domaikenmusic.com

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LINKS:

Christoph Beck

Film Scores

Global Music Awards

Music Composition

CALARTS

Tags: indie film, production, music, composition, film score, filmmaking, interviews, podcast


Set Building for TV and Film with Will Reynolds - Indie Film Grit EP 005

By Timothy Patrick

Set Building for TV and Film with Will Reynolds - Indie Film Grit EP 005

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Will Reynolds is a carpenter and propmaker who currently works in TV and Film. His work can be seen on shows like Car Warriors and MasterChef with Gordon Ramsay. We talk about his journey and how he acquired his woodworking skills. And Will explains how his love for film brought him to film school and ultimately all the way to Hollywood.

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Guest: Will Reynolds

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

LINKS:

Masterchef

Car Warriors

Burning Man

Local 44

Tags: indie film, set building, carpentry, interviews, art department, podcast, TV


 

5 Great Films About Filmmaking with Timothy Patrick - Indie Film Grit EP 004

By Timothy Patrick

Indie Film Grit podcast

5 Great Films About Filmmaking with Timothy Patrick - Indie Film Grit EP 004

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Throughout the history of cinema, audiences have found the process of filmmaking to be a fascinating subject. Seeing the “behind the scenes” workings of Hollywood is a special treat and for indie filmmakers it can provide real insight. In this episode, I focus on 5 great Films About Filmmaking. This is in no way a definitive list, but rather a list of films I chose to talk about that have influenced me and are related to filmmaking.

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Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Theme Music: Ryan Stuber

LINKS:

Sunset Blvd

American Movie

Hearts of Darkness

The Bad and The Beautiful

The Player

Tags: indie film, filmmaking, movies, hollywood, documentary


The Life of a Cult Film Star with Bill Allen - Indie Film Grit EP 003

By Timothy Patrick

The Life of a Cult Film Star with Bill Allen - Indie Film Grit EP 003

SHOW NOTES:

Bill Allen has been acting in film and TV since he was a teenager. With over 30 years of experience in Hollywood, he can been seen in everything from Family Ties to Breaking Bad. Bill is best known for playing Cru Jones, the lead character in the 1986 cult movie classic RAD.

Bill talks about living in Hollywood during the 1980s, working with Indie Filmmakers, tips for young actors, and what it's like to be a cult hero. We also talk about his best selling book, My RAD Career which is a memoir about coming up in the film industry with his actor friends Brandon Bruce Lee, Lou Diamond Phillips, George Clooney, and Brad Pitt.

Special Thanks to Bill Allen: http://myradcareer.com/

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Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Bill Allen

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

LINKS:

MY RAD CAREER

HAL NEEDHAM

ASS SLIDING


Audio for Indie Films with Taiwo Heard - Indie Film Grit EP 002

By Timothy Patrick

Audio for Indie Films with Taiwo Heard - Indie Film Grit EP 002

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Taiwo Heard has been doing sound for Indie Films for over a decade. He works in production sound and post sound as well as other audio jobs. It was a pleasure to have him on the Indie Film Grit podcast to share his insights with us.

We talked about steps you can take to improve the overall quality of the audio. Taiwo says something as simple as closing a window shows that you've given some thought to the the sound design and the environment youre recording in. He describes different audio set-ups, the emotional impact of sound, the elusive foley pit, and his passion for sound design.

Special Thanks to Taiwo Heard: Twitter @taiheard www.taiwoheard.com

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Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Taiwo Heard

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

LINKS:

The Booker

Zoom H4n

foley

Tags: indie film, production sound, audio gear, interviews, audio production


Introduction Episode with Timothy Patrick - Indie Film Grit EP 001

By Timothy Patrick

Introduction Episode with Timothy Patrick - Indie Film Grit EP 001

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In this first episode, I wanted to introduce myself to everyone out there listening to the Indie Film Grit podcast. I talk a little about some of the short films I've made, what I learned in college, the moment I knew I wanted to be a filmmaker, and my experiences with film festivals.  Over the years, I have realized that being an Indie Filmmaker isn't easy and to succeed you gotta have the grit. Enjoy the episode and check out all our insightful episodes of Indie Film Grit.

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Hosted by: Timothy Patrick