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The Imperfect Podcast

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Interviews with indie film makers, producers, actors, screen writers, cinematographers, musicians and creative talent that embrace the indie spirit. Each week our guests share their expertise and war stories from their film making experiences.

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This week's guest is actress and comedian, Jill-Michelle Melean was introduced to us by our good friend Alex Ferrari of Indie Film Hustle. Jill is known for her work on the sketch comedy show MadTV where she had memorable moments... more

Pyrotechnics and fire are always a serious matter on set. Joe explains how to start a fire with a battery and matches which is a useful technique for indie filmmakers to be able to start a fire off camera, from a distance. With some... more

Gavin Michael Booth is a producer, editor and director who's known for his indie horror film The Scarehouse. "The Scarehouse" was distributed by NBC/Universal (USA) and D Films (Canada) in early 2015 with international releasing starting... more

We are back from the American Film Market in sunny Santa Monica, California where we spent three days learning, pitching and meeting the film industries biggest players from around the world. The American Film Market hosts one of... more

This week's guest on the Imperfect Podcast is opera singer and actor Derrick Davis. Derrick is currently starring in The North American Tour of The Phantom of the Opera as The Phantom. The grueling pace of a touring Broadway actor is... more

Joe and Sal discuss their favorite indie horror movies to watch on Halloween. We may catch some flack for what's included as a true indie horror movie since companies like Lions Gate are known for their big budget horrors. They hardest... more

Cupids is the latest comedy short film from Angelo Calarco. Cupids is currently on its festival run and was recently featured at the Soho International Film Festival and will be in New York again at the Gold Coast Film Festival. We discuss the... more

This week's guest is your humble host, Alex Ferrari, known for his film making blog and podcast, Indie Film Hustle. With his 20 years of experience in the industry Alex dishes the straight line on making it in the film industry. He shared... more

Talking to Brimstone, you can see how important his personal brand has been to his success and what it takes to make it as a diverse entertainer. Brimstone is an actor, pro wrestler and Long Island radio personality that has been... more

This week's guest is Bill Ostroff, the First Glance Film Festival Director who tells us how indie film festivals have evolved in the past 20 years. Bill shares his insights on festival submission trends, storytelling, camera technology and most... more