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Episode 337: ‘Maine’ Writer-Director Matthew Brown

Episode 337: ‘Maine’ Writer-Director Matthew Brown

Writer-director Matthew Brown, whose credits include “In the Treetops” and “Elk Garden,” joins Sean Tuohy on the show to discuss his latest film “Maine.”

Episode 329: 'Song of Back and Neck' Writer and Director Paul Lieberstein

Episode 329: 'Song of Back and Neck' Writer and Director Paul Lieberstein

Paul Lieberstein talks to Sean Tuohy about his new independent film “Song of Back and Neck,” which is available Dec. 4 on digital and on demand from The Orchard Films.

Episode 317: Director and Producer Scott Mann

Episode 317: Director and Producer Scott Mann

Director and producer Scott Mann talks to Caitlin Malcuit about his new film “Final Score,” collaborating with Dave Bautista, and how a one-eyed chicken story helped land Pierce Brosnan.

Episode 273: I Kill Giants Author and Screenwriter Joe Kelly

Episode 273: I Kill Giants Author and Screenwriter Joe Kelly

In Part 2 of our double feature celebrating Film Freaks Forever!, author and screenwriter Joe Kelly talks to Sean Tuohy about developing his graphic novel I Kill Giants for the silver screen.

A Conversation With Author Kayla Rae Whitaker and Filmmaker Nick Kreiss

A Conversation With Author Kayla Rae Whitaker and Filmmaker Nick Kreiss

Kayla Rae Whitaker, author of The Animators, and Nick Kreiss, writer/director of “Little Bitches,” chatted recently about their creative process, what inspired their respective debuts, and what they’re currently reading.

Episode 256: Author and Screenwriter Drew Yanno

Episode 256: Author and Screenwriter Drew Yanno

Author and screenwriter Drew Yanno talks to Sean Tuohy about how his law background helped his fiction writing, how entering a screenplay contest propelled him into the movie business, and what inspired his novel The Smart One.

Episode 241: ‘Served Like A Girl’ Director Lysa Heslov

Episode 241: ‘Served Like A Girl’ Director Lysa Heslov

Lysa Heslov, director of “Served Like A Girl,” talks to Sean Tuohy about how she changed as a person and filmmaker while making the documentary, the unbreakable bond she formed with the female veterans, and her next equally complex and emotional project.

Episode 237: ‘Almost Friends’ Writer and Director Jake Goldberger

Screenwriter and director Jake Goldberger, whose credits include “Almost Friends,” “Life of a King,” and “Don McKay,” talks to Sean Tuohy about his writing and directing style, learning to work with actors, and his upcoming project with one of our favorite directors, Lexi Alexander.

To learn more about Jake Goldberger, visit his IMDB page. Also watch the trailer for “Almost Friends."

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Episode 236: Garden of the Lost and Abandoned Author Jessica Yu

Jessica Yu, Academy Award-winning filmmaker and author of Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves, talks to Daniel Ford about how her filmmaking background influenced her writing, her immersive research process, and the rare trust she developed with her subject, Gladys Kalibbala.

There’s a cumulative power in taking small steps forward.
— Jessica Yu

To learn more about Jessica Yu, visit her official Facebook page. Also watch the book's trailer! 

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Episode 209: Screenwriter Dan Gordon

Dan Gordon—whose credits include “The Hurricane,” "Wyatt Earp,” and “Highway to Heaven,” talks to Caitlin Malcuit about his writing process, his disappointment with the superhero movie market, and his upcoming projects.

To learn more about Dan Gordon, visit his IMDB page.
The industry isn’t a social welfare office, it’s a business.
— Dan Gordon