Popular in Movies

  • Live & Upcoming Episodes (10)
  • Guest:Nicolas Chaudeurge/Editor/Still Alice/The Two Faces of January

    in Movies

    Nicolas has been editing for 20 years, mostly in the UK and France.Machination, the first film Nicolas edited prior to film school was nominated for a BAFTA Award in 1995. Until after film school, he edited over 20 award winning short films including Andrea Arnold’s Academy Award winning Wasp in 2005, which also won over 36 other prizes including The Sundance Special Jury Prize.Nicolas has collaborated closely with Andrea Arnold on features that have collectively won the Cannes Jury Prize, Best Newcomer BAFTA and five BAFTA Scotland awards in 2006 (Red Road), the Cannes Jury Prize and a Best British Film BAFTA in 2009 (Fish Tank) and the Golden Osella Award in Venice 2011 (Wuthering Heights). Other credits include academy award winner Kevin McDonald’s feature documentary My Enemy’s Enemy, The Crimson Wing (the inaugurating wildlife feature film from label Disney Nature, helmed by Matthew Aeberhard and Leander Ward) and All Good Children with director Alicia Duffy (Director’s Fortnight, Cannes 2010). Most recently Nicolas has worked with Working Title and Studio Canal on academy award nominee Hossain Amini’s directorial debut – The Two Faces of January after completing one of the four Cultural Olympiad films, The Odyssey, directed by BAFTA award winner Asif Kapadia (The Warrior, Senna). He also edited Still Alice and is currently working with French artist Philippe Parreno.In his spare time, he is still actively involved with the NFTS, lecturing and teaching editors to help improve their skills, as well as having lectured for the following institutions : Script Factory, London Film School, Channel Four, Norway Film Institute, BAFTA and The British Council. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • Ariel Phenomenon Director Randall Nickerson

    in Movies

    A live conversation with Ariel Phenomenon Director Randall Nickerson

  • Guest:Peter Gregson/Composer/A Little Chaos/Sons of Liberty

    in Movies

    Peter Gregson is a cellist and composer "working at the forefront of the new music scene" (The New Yorker) Recently, he has premiered works by composers including Tod Machover, Daníel Bjarnason, Gabriel Prokofiev, Max Richter, Jóhann Jóhannsson, Steve Reich, and Sally Beamish; he collaborates with many of the world’s leading technologists, including Microsoft Labs, UnitedVisualArtists, Reactify and the MIT Media Lab.His debut solo album, ‘Terminal’, was commissioned by Bowers & Wilkins and launched in April 2010. A limited edition 10′′ vinyl was commissioned by Mute in May 2011, featuring new solo works for Peter written by Max Richter and Jóhann Jóhannsson and was released at the ‘Short Circuit’ Festival at The Roundhouse. In May 2012, Nonclassical released Gabriel Prokofiev’s ‘Cello Multitracks’, a cello suite written for Peter which the two have toured around the world. 'Lights in the Sky', his second studio album, composed for cello, piano, and analogue synthesisers, was released at Imogen Heap's 'Reverb Festival' in August 2014. He recently completed scoring his first feature film, 'A Little Chaos' , directed by Alan Rickman and starring Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts, which closed the Toronto International Film Festival 2014.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film
     

  • Mark Sevi: Hollywood Screenwriter LIVE!

    in Movies

    When it comes time to watch a scary movie, who's at the top of the list?  Mark Sevi's screenplays have been made into over 18 major motion pictures!  He's also produced movies too!  Find out what it's like to create PTERODACTYL, GHOULIES IV, DEAD MEN CAN'T DANCE or MOVING TARGET!   Mark also is a dedicated teacher, mentor and inspriation to the entertainment community. Hear his story live 10pE/7pW! Call 323 657-1493 to ask Mark a question!

  • Guest:Michael Mandaville/Producer/Taken Trilogy

    in Movies

    Michael Mandaville has worked for 25 years as a Producer, line producer, production manager and more. These films include “Taken”,  "Taken 2" and “Taken 3” written and produced by Luc Besson, “Havoc” with Anne Hathaway, “The Kiss” with Terence Stamp and Billy Zane, ("American History X" (New Line Cinema) with Edward Norton and Edward Furlong, "Friends of Friends" with Bruce Davison and Sherilynn Fenn, "Blood and Wine" (Jack Nicholson, Director: Bob Rafelson), "Millenium's Child" (Disney/Miramax) with William Windom and Karen Black, "Sensation" with Eric Roberts, Ed Begley Jr., Paul Le Mat and Ron Perlman. "Hail Caesar" with Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Downey, Jr. and Judd Nelson. "Pumpkin Head II" (MPCA) with Ami Dolenz and Steve Kanaly.  Michael also produced  “The Almighty Fred”, an independent film. He has directed commercials, shorts, a documentary and industrial films. Michael is a bondable line producer with Film Finance. He also worked as a Risk Manager at the Motion Picture Bond Company.  Through Transcom Productions, Michael has done Scheduling and Budgeting for clients including Relativity, Intl. Sales Organization, Paramount Pictures, Viacom, Bob Rafelson, Kushner-Locke Company, Mark Damon Worldwide and Europacorp.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • Guest:Joshua Davis/Writer/Spare Parts/Co-founder/Epic Magazine and Epic Digital

    in Movies

    Joshua Davis is a writer, film producer and co-founder of Epic Magazine and Epic Digital. In 2013, Josh and Joshuah Bearman formed EPIC, a magazine devoted to telling extraordinary true stories. The venture comes on the heels of Argo, the Academy Award-winning film, which was based on an article Bearman wrote. Over the past 10 years, Josh and Bearman have sold 20 articles to Hollywood, with 2 films produced. In 2003, Josh covered the Iraq war for Wired Magazine, where he is a Contributing Editor. He has tracked rumors of genetically modified cocaine behind rebel lines in Colombia, investigated the world’s largest diamond heist, and hunted the source of a cyberwar in Russia. Josh's work has thrice been selected "Best of Technology Writing" by Yale University Press and has also been anthologized in the 2007 and 2012 editions of "Best American Science Writing." In 2014, he was nominated for a National Magazine Award. In 2005, Random House published Josh's memoir, "The Underdog," which details his journey through some of the world's most outlandish competitions. The Los Angeles Times calls it "laugh out loud funny," and Entertainment Weekly declares "the rewarding Underdog proves that Davis is a winner at something." His magazine writing has appeared in The New Yorker, Wired, GQ, Outside, Food & Wine, Men’s Journal, Men's Health and Maxim. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • Profile:Robin Matthews/Make-up/ Oscar Win/ Dallas Buyers Club/Man Down

    in Movies

    2014 Academy Award winner and Hollywood Make-Up Artist and Hairstylist Guild Award Winner Robin Mathews received these honors for the film Dallas Buyers Club in which she showed actors, Matthew McConaughey and Jared Leto, physically progressing through the various stages of dying from AIDS. Mathews had previously worked with McConaughey as the make-up department head on Lee Daniels’ The Paperboy, where she gained international recognition for transforming the actor through use of facial prosthetics and was also praised for a stunning metamorphosis of Nicole Kidman, who earned Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for her performance.Ms. Mathews most recently teamed again with Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Mark Valle’ to shoot the film adaptation of Wild, the bestselling book and true story of author Cheryl Strayed’s trek along the Pacific Crest Trail, starring Reese Witherspoon. Ms. Mathews alternates working as a make-up department head on feature films – both studio and independent – with assignments as a personal make-up artist for actors. She came to prominence in the film industry courtesy of director Sean Penn, who hired her as his make-up department head on Into the Wild, starring Emile Hirsch and Academy Award nominee Hal Holbrook. Ms. Mathews, a graduate of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. However, her aptitude for make-up and her affinity for prosthetics and special make-up effects work led to a career shift. She honed her skills for more than seven years creating over 30 full facial prosthetics daily for Six Flags Magic Mountain’s annual Fright Fest. Work in film and television soon followed, as she expanded her expertise into beauty, grooming, and period detail. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • Profile:Peter King/Make-up & Hair/Oscar Win/Lord Of The Rings/The Hobbit

    in Movies

    Renowned Makeup and Hair Designer, Peter King, began his career in 1970. A major highlight of Peter’s career was designing the original theatre production of “Phantom of the Opera,” now playing all over the world. From that point, Peter has focused on a successful career in film with his forte in wig design and period work. He received the highest of honors winning both the Oscar and BAFTA for his exceptional work on the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy, distinguishing himself as a master of his craft. Peter has designed the looks for such notable films including; “Youth Without Youth” on which he collaborated with esteemed director Francis Ford Coppola, “King Kong,” “Nanny McPhee,” “Beyond the Sea,” “His Dark Materials: The Golden Compass,” and “How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.” In 2007 Peter collaborated once again with famed director Peter Jackson on DreamWorks’ “The Lovely Bones.” 2009 proved to be a very busy year. Peter was the designer on Rob Marshall’s star studded film “Nine” which included a cast full of Oscar winners including Daniel Day-Lewis. He also collaborated again with Emma Thompson on the next Nanny McPhee installment “Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang.” Peter next designed Anne Hathaway’s makeup on Ed Zwick’s “Love and Other Drugs” and again teamed with Rob Marshall on “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.”  He was awarded the Academy Award for The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King and nominated for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey,and had ten BAFTA nominations. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on Twitter @123Film

  • Profile:Will Ward/Producer/In the Heart of the Sea/Ron Howard/Chris Hemsworth

    in Movies

    Will Ward is a co-founding partner of ROAR, a top Hollywood management firm that specializes in film, music, brands, production, icons and corporate strategy.  As head of the talent department, Ward manages and has assisted in launching the careers for stars such as Chris Hemsworth (THOR, AVENGERS, RUSH, the upcoming IN THE HEART OF THE SEA and BLACKHAT), Liam Hemsworth (the HUNGER GAMES series, and the upcoming CUT BANK), Cobie Smulders (AVENGERS, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER), Luke Bracey (THE BEST OF ME, the upcoming POINT BREAK) and Ken Watanabe (THE LAST SAMURAI, INCEPTION), among others.Additionally, he manages one of the top touring artists in the US, the three-time Grammy® award winning Zac Brown Band, overseeing their touring among other endeavors.  The multi-platinum selling band has charted a historic eleven #1 radio singles. Last year, Ward produced IN THE HEART OF THE SEA at Warner Bros.  Ron Howard directed the epic story based on the true expedition of the whaling ship the Essex, which is believed to have inspired Melville’s Moby Dick.  Currently, he is in development of an international action franchise entitled THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN at Sony.Prior to ROAR, Ward served as a talent agent at Endeavor from 1997-2001, where he represented such actors as Dustin Hoffman, Adam Sandler, David Spade, Lisa Kudrow, Minnie Driver, Edward Norton and Mark Wahlberg. Besides negotiating multiple film and TV deals and working with many of the company's biggest clients, Ward also worked closely with several of Endeavor’s new media corporate clients where he was responsible for signing Thinkbox, a children's new media company. Until recently, Ward served as the Vice Chairman of the board for The Art of Elysium, a non-profit charity that focuses on bringing the arts into hospitals for sick and terminally ill children.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

Join Host Live Chats

Loading...
Loading...