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    Profile:Ellen Mirojnick/Costume Designer/ BAFTA Nom/Behind the Candelabra

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    Emmy® Award Winning Costume Designer Ellen Mirojnick was born and raised in New York City, where her interests in fine art,photographyand fashion grew quickly. After graduating from the prestigious High School of Music and Art, she further pursued her study of design at The School of Visual Arts and Parsons School of Design. It wasn’t long before Mirojnick set her sights on Hollywood to begin her career, which has spanned three decades as a Costume Designer for films including: HBO’s Behind the Candelabra, Wall Street and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps starring Michael Douglas, What Women Want with Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt, Failure to Launch starring Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew McConaughey. Ellen has received numerous prestigious nominations and awards. In 2013, she received an Emmy® for “Outstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie Or a Special” for Behind the Candelabra, and nominated for
    the same category in 1998 for Cinderella. Ellen has also been nominated in 2003 and 2011 for the Costume Designers Guild “Excellence in Contemporary Film” Award for the films Unfaithful and Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps. In 1993 she was nominated for the “Best Costume Design” BAFTA Film Award for Chaplin.Ellen has lectured at UCLA, the Lincoln Center Film Society, the Directors Guild of America and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She has been profiled in numerous international fashion publications, as well as on AMC’s Hollywood Fashion Machine series, “The Costume Designer”. Her work has been displayed in the “50 Designers/50 Films” exhibit at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the 1998 Florence Biennale, FIDM’s 2011 and 2012 Annual Exhibits, and the prestigious “Hollywood Costume “ at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Profile:Lorne Balfe/Composer/BAFTA Nom/Inception/Iron Man/Dark Knight

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    Lorne Balfe is a Grammy Award winning, Emmy and BAFTA nominated film composer from Inverness, Scotland. Lorne is known for composing the scores to the Dreamworks’ animation Megamind, and Ubisoft’s acclaimed game, Assassin’s Creed III.In addition to recognition earned for producing two of Hans Zimmer’s Oscar- nominated scores, Sherlock Holmes and Inception, Lorne has also received significant recognition for his work in the United Kingdom. In 2009, Lorne was nominated for the Discovery of the Year World Soundtrack Award for his score in the BAFTA award-winning film, Crying With Laughter. Lorne began his career in Hollywood providing additional music on several major motion pictures including the second and third installments of The Pirates of the Caribbean, The Simpsons Movie, Angels & Demons, Iron Man, and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. He also composed additional music on the Golden Globe nominated film Frost/Nixon. Complimented by his additional music, Balfe’s role as a score producer on 2008′s The Dark Knight earned Lorne a Grammy for Best Score Soundtrack Album for a Motion Picture. Balfe was music producer and composer of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 video game, and score producer for Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes, which earned a 2010 Oscar nomination for Best Original Score. Only a year later, in 2011, Balfe produced the score for Christopher Nolan’s Inception, which also earned an Oscar nomination for Best Original Score. In more recent years, Balfe composed additional music for The Dark Knight,Inception, Rango, Kung Fu Panda 2, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,Madagascar 3, and 2012′s The Dark Knight Rises. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Profile:Marie Larkin/Make Up & Hair/BAFTA Nom/Behind the Candelabra

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    Marie Larkin is an award winning hairstylist for television and film. She was most recently nominated for a BAFTA for her work in Steven Soderbergh's film about Liberace, Behind the Candelabra. She also garnered an Emmy and a Guild Award for the same film. She has worked on many projects in her 15 years in the film business, such as the cult hit, Arrested Development. Her most recent credit is Chef, directed by Jon Favreau that will be released this May. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Profile:Donald Sylvester/Sound Editor/BAFTA Nom/Walk The Line/The Wolverine

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    Mr. Sylvester’s has worked on more than 95 films.He began his film career in 1990 as a sound assistant for the post production sound house SoundBusters. At that time, SoundBusters were fresh off their Oscar®™-winning soundscape for “Dances With Wolves.” As he gained more experience and developed greater sound editorial skills, his roles changed from assistant editor to dialogue editor, sound effects editor, foley editor and then Supervising Foley Editor and ADR Supervisor. Some of the films Don worked on during this time were nominated for the Motion Picture Sound Editor’s Guild’sGolden Reel Award: “Master And Commander” (2008), “X-2” (2003), “The Emperor’s New Groove” (2000) and “U-571” (2000), which also won the Oscar®™that year for Best Sound. Having supervised Foley or ADR on a number of films, Don’s responsibility expanded to include supervising all the sound for a motion picture (Supervising Sound Editor). His first credit in this role was the film “Doctor Dolittle 2” (2001). He has since supervised 19 films. As the Supervising Sound Editor, he has been nominated for the MPSE’s Golden Reel Award on two occasions: “Antwone Fisher” (2002) and “3:10 To Yuma” (2007). He won his first British Academy Award (BAFTA®™) for Best Sound in 2006 for “Walk The Line.” Don’s most recent project is “The Fault In Our Stars”, to be release this June by Twentieth Century Fox. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Profile:Kyra Panchenko/Make-up/Emmy Nom/The Sea of Trees/Inside Amy Schumer

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    Kyra Panchenko is an award winning make-up artist working in film, fashion and television. Kyra's Hollywood clientele include Naomi Watts, Jodie Foster,Uma Thurman, Amy Adams, Amy Schumer, Leslie Mann and Kristen Wiig. She earned an Emmy nomination in 2012 for her work with Nicole Kidman on HEMINGWAY AND GELLHORN. Her most recent projects include the very anticipated summer release of SEA OF TREES with Naomi Watts directed by Gus Van Sant and  AmySchumer's Train Wreck directed by Judd Apatow. Kyra began her career in the fashion industry working on many of the prestigious New York fashion shows for top designers such as Marc Jacobs, Calvin Klein, Michael Kors and Betsey Johnson. Kyra's signature style focuses on bone structure and a natural clean make-up, which has endeared her to some of Hollywood's biggest superstars. For Television, Panchenko created the look for Kim Cattrall as the unforgettable character 'Samantha Jones' in the iconic television series; Sex and the City. This work earned her the Hollywood Make-Up and Hair Stylist Guild Award for Best Contemporary Make-Up as well as an Emmy nomination. Additionally, she was Cattrall’s personal make- up artist for Sex and the City; The Movie, I and II, and The Ghost Writer for director Roman Polanski. Panchenko’s editorial work includes Vanity Fair, Harper's Bazaar, Elle, In Style, and Allure, where she has collaborated with internationally renowned photographers who include Peter Lindbergh, Patrick Demarchelier, Terry Richard and Brigitte Lacombe. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film


     

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    Guest:Tim Streeto/Editor/Boardwalk Empire/Crossbones

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    Tim Streeto, ACE is a film and television editor whose recent credits include the Emmy-winning HBO series "Boardwalk Empire,” NBC’s “Crossbones,” and Noah Baumbach's acclaimed feature films “Frances Ha,” "Greenberg,” and the Oscar-nominated “The Squid and the Whale.” His past film credits include Terry Kinney's "Diminished Capacity,” Steve Conrad's "The Promotion,” Craig Zobel's "Great World of Sound” and Robert Pulcini and Shari Springer Berman's "American Splendor.” He also worked as an assistant editor on Ang Lee's Oscar-winning "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon," Todd Solondz's "Storytelling," and Steven Soderbergh's "Solaris," among others, and has edited numerous shorts and shows for Comedy Central, A&E, Starz, Nickolodeon, and the History Channel. He is currently working on the pilot episode of “South of Hell,” a new horror series directed by Eli Roth. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Profile:Jo Edna Boldin/Casting Director/Emmy/Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

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    Austin Monthly magazine named Jo Edna Boldin “the premier casting director of the Southwest”.  Jo Edna cast her first TV series “Newscast from the Past” for PBS in 1985.  As a Feature Film location casting director for over 20 years,  Jo Edna has worked with many renown directors including  Gore Verbinski, McG, Albert & Allen Hughes, Carl Franklin, Ron Howard, Jim Sheridan, Alan Parker, Taylor Hackford, Billy Bob Thornton, Ethan and Joel Coen, Tommy Lee Jones, Paul Haggis, Peter Berg, Lasse Hallstrom, Steven Soderbergh, Terence Malik, Mike Judge, Christopher Guest, to name a few.Ms. Boldin won the 2008-2009 Artios award for outstanding casting, Studio Feature, location casting for “No Country for Old Men”. In 2006, Jo Edna was nominated for an Emmy for casting on “Into the West”. Dallas Women in Film awarded Jo Edna the Lifetime achievement award in 2003. Jo Edna was on the founding board of New Mexico Women in Film. Ms.Boldin is a current member of the Casting Society of America, the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences and New Mexico Women in Film. Jo Edna is the recipient 2013 New Mexico Women in Film SAGE award.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Guest:Nicolas Chaudeurge/Editor/Still Alice/The Two Faces of January

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    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

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    Guest:Norman Buckly/Director/Pretty Little Liars/Jane the Virgin

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    Norman Buckley is a television director, best known for his work on PRETTY LITTLE LIARS, RIZZOLI AND ISLES, THE FOSTERS, THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA, CHASING LIFE, SWITCHED AT BIRTH, THE OC, CHUCK, and GOSSIP GIRL, among others. Buckley’s first job in the film industry was as assistant editor on the 1983 Oscar-nominated film TENDER MERCIES, which featured his sister, actress Betty Buckley. Buckley continued editing for a number of year on many films, television series, and TV movies. He apprenticed under some of the best film editors in the business, including Carol Littleton, Sam O'Steen, William Anderson, and Bob Leighton. He also worked with many outstanding directors, including Bruce Beresford, Robert Benton, Mike Nichols, Rob Reiner, Michael Lindsay-Hogg, Richard Donner, J.S. Cardone, McG, Doug Liman, and Robert M. Young. He worked as an editor on many independent films at the Sundance, Toronto, and Telluride film festivals, including HAPPY, TEXAS, which he also associate-produced. Beginning in 2000, Buckley edited several television pilots, all of which were picked up to series. He has been nominated twice for an American Cinema Editors award: in 2003 for JOE AND MAX, for best-edited motion picture for non-commercial television, and in 2008 for the pilot of CHUCK, for best-edited one-hour series for commercial television. After editing the pilot episode of THE OC in 2003, he began his directing career by helming six episodes of that series. He has gone on to direct over 25 other television shows since then. Buckley taught for several quarters at the University of California Los Angeles film school to both graduates and undergraduates. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Profile:Adrian Hodges/Screenwriter/BAFTA Win/My Week With Marilyn

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    ADRIAN HODGES began his career writing about film and television for the trade magazine Screen International. Following a stint as development head at the government film funding office British Screen, where he worked on a wide range of British films,  His first completed script THE BRIDGE, was filmed by the UK's Channel 4 in 1991 and starred Saskia Reeves and David O'Hara. Following this he co-wrote TOM AND VIV which won Academy Award nominations for Miranda Richardson and Rosemary Harris. His other film work includes METROLAND, starring Christian Bale and Emily Watson, and, most recently MY WEEK WITH MARILYN, which also won Academy Award nominations for its stars Michelle Williams and Ken Branagh, was nominated and numerous other awards. Adrian has always worked in both film and television and his TV work includes adaptations of DAVID COPPERFIELD, which introduced the world to a young actor named Daniel Radcliffe, and also won a Peabody award. His mini-series CHARLES II - THE POWER AND THE PASSION won the UK's prestigious BAFTA award for best serial drama in 2003. More recently he co-created the worldwide hit TV show PRIMEVAL which ran for five seasons.You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com Link: www.123FilmEasy.com. Follow us on Twitter @123Film


     

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    Guest:Mark Helfrich/Editor/Hercules/X-Men: The Last Stand

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    Mark Helfrich, ACE has edited the hit movies X-MEN: THE LAST STAND, FOUR CHRISTMASES, all three RUSH HOUR films, RED DRAGON, THE FAMILY MAN, MONEY TALKS, PREDATOR, RAMBO: FIRST BLOOD PART II, SCARY MOVIE, among many others.  He recently edited HERCULES, starring Dwayne Johnson.  His feature film editorial credits have earned more than a billion dollars at the box office.  A long standing collaboration with director Brett Ratner includes other editorial credits, among them the pilot episode of the Fox series PRISON BREAK, and the award winning music video for Madonna's song, "Beautiful Stranger" from AUSTIN POWERS. 
    In 2007 Mark made his feature film directorial debut with GOOD LUCK CHUCK. He has also directed episodes of PRISON BREAK and BONES, and several music videos.  You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film