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    Bafta Award Predictions

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    Wrapup of all the award shows so far and predictions of the Bafta and Oscar shows.

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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:Mathilde Bonnefoy/Editor/Oscar Win/Citizenfour/Run Lola Run

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    Mathilde Bonnefoy (born 11 March 1972) is a film editor and director who was nominated for an ACE Eddie Award for the editing of the film Run Lola Run (1998) and won the award for editing the documentary Citizenfour (2014). She and her husband Dirk Wilutzky additionally served as producers of Citizenfour with its director Laura Poitras, and the three received the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.Since Run Lola Run, Bonnefoy has edited several more films with Tykwer and with the director Wim Wenders. Her editing of Tykwer's film Three (2010) won her a second Deutscher Filmpreis. In recent years she has also directed and edited films for German television.Bonnefoy is credited as both the editor and as a producer for the 2014 documentary Citizenfour that was directed by Laura Poitras. She earned Cinema Eye Honors for outstanding achievement in editing and the ACE Eddie Award for best edited documentary feature.She shared Citizenfour's Best Documentary Oscar with her fellow producers Laura Poitras and Dirk Wilutzky and was nominated for a third Deutscher Filmpreis for Best Editing for that film.
    In June 2015, Bonnefoy was announced as one of the 322 invitees to become a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences that year. She was invited by both the Documentary branch, for her work on Citizenfour and Invisibles; and by the Film Editing branch, for her work on Citizenfour and Run Lola Run. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    X-Files and TV Reviews

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    Blast from the past with the X-Files, Legends of Tomorrow, Screen Actor Awards, Producer Guild Awards, News and Reviews.

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    MIKE NICHOLS: INTERVIEW WITH JULIAN SCHLOSSBERG

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    Since its premiere in 1986, Emmy-winning documentary series PBS THIRTEEN’s AMERICAN MASTERS has presented hundreds of hours comprising profiles of outstanding American cultural artists. Now, launching its 30th Anniversary season, American Masters celebrates the career of award-winning director Mike Nichols. Wednesday, January 27, 3 pm ET entertainment icon and raconteur Julian Schlossberg, the producer of the film, and longtime friend of Nichols joins Halli for at her table to talk about the documentary and much more on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show.


    Everyone knows who Mike Nichols was. From the beginning of his career as part of the satiric duo Nichols and May moving on to become one of the Twentieth Century’s legendary, award-winning directors of stage and screen. But Schlossberg is himself a legend. Shows produced by Schlossberg have earned many honors, including six Tony Awards, two Obie Awards, seven Drama Desk Awards and five Outer Critics Circle Awards. His work in film is equally notable. He is the founder of major film production and distribution companies, a well-known music label and for years was the host of the beloved, nationally syndicated radio program MOVIE TALK.

    A conversation with Julian Schlossberg, raconteur and producer of the new American Master’s documentary NICHOLS, directed by Elaine May, Wednesday, January 27, 3 pm ET on The Halli Casser-Jayne Show. For more information visit Halli Casser-Jayne dot com.

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    Guest: Ellen Pfirrmann/Location Manager/Veep/The Hunger Games/Vice Principals

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    Ellen Pfirrmann got her start back in 2007 as location manager working on “Simple Things” and that lead to a call from Michael Burmeister, Location Manager on the George Clooney movie “Leatherheads” and she hasn't looked back since. One of her best experiences was working locations on the Jennifer Aniston movie Wanderlust. The hero locationwas in a small town in North Georgia. Credits: The Hunger Games,Banshee, Jupitar Ascending, Veep, Vice Principals, Homeland,Wanderlust,Leatherheads to name but a few. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Orian Williams producer and actor and so much more !

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    Orian Williams was born in Jackson, Mississippi and raised in Houston, Texas. A graduate of Baylor University, Orian moved to Los Angeles in the early 1990’s . After a few years as a successful producer of commercials, Orian formed a fortuitous alliance with the director E. Elias Merhige, whose work Orian was an early champion of after seeing his acclaimed University thesis feature film BEGOTTEN. Williams first film was to set up SHADOW OF THE VAMPIRE the Academy Award nominated film starring Willem Dafoe and John Malkovich at Saturn Films, Nicolas Cage’s production company directed by Merhige. In 2004 Orian secured the rights to the book “Touching from a Distance,” a biography based on the life of Ian Curtis, lead singer of the band Joy Division, written by Ian’s widow, Deborah Curtis. Ian committed suicide in 1980 just 2 days before the bands first American tour and reformed under the name New Order. The highly regarded photographer/video director Anton Corbijn, directed and was his first feature film. CONTROL stars Sam Riley as Ian Curtis, Samantha Morton and Alexandra Maria Lara. CONTROL had its world premiere in Cannes 2007 opening the Director’s Fortnight and came away with 3 awards including Best European Film and 4 BAFTA nominations including one win for writer and 10 BIFA nominations with 5 wins including Best Picture. Orian then set his eyes on Jack Kerouac, producing two films about his life, a documentary about the book ‘Big Sur’ then the feature film BIG SUR Written and Directed by Michael Polish, BIG SUR stars, Jean Marc Barr as Kerouac and Josh Lucas as Neal Cassady, Kate Bosworth, Radha Mitchell and Henry Thomas also star. Currently Orian is producing WONDERLAND AVENUE with David Fincher, which focuses on Danny Sugerman and his young life in Los Angeles in the 1960’s, Fred Durst will direct, set up at New Regency. 

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    Profile:Dan Mazer/Screenwriter/Oscar Nom/Borat/Bruno/The Dictator

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    Dan Mazer is a British screenwriter, TV/film producer, and comedian. He is best known as the long-time writing and production partner of Sacha Baron Cohen and has worked with him on such characters as Ali G and Borat. Mazer co-wrote and co-produced the films ALI G INDAHOUSE (2002), BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN (2006), BRUNO (2009) and THE DICTATOR (2012). Mazer attended Haberdashers' Aske's Boys' School, where he met Baron Cohen. He went on to read Law at Peterhouse, Cambridge University. He was an active member of Cambridge Footlights while at university and was vice president from 1993 to 1994. His early work includes production roles on THE WORD, THE BIG BREAKFAST and THE 11 O'CLOCK SHOW. He also created, wrote, and directed DOG BITES MAN for Comedy Central. In 2007, he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay for co-writing BORAT: CULTURAL LEARNINGS OF AMERICA FOR MAKE BENEFIT GLORIOUS NATION OF KAZAKHSTAN with Sacha Baron Cohen, Ant Hines, Peter Baynham, and Todd Phillips. In 2012, Dan wrote and directed feature film, I GIVE IT A YEAR, starring Rose Byrne, Rafe Spall and Stephen Merchant, followed this year by comedy pilot, LOVE IS RELATIVE, for NBC/20th Century Fox. Most recent work includes co-writing the latest feature instalment of the BRIDGET JONES franchise, BRIDGET JONES'S BABY, starring Renee Zellweger and Colin Firth, and directing feature film DIRTY GRANDPA starring Robert de Niro and Zac Efron. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film

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    Profile: Adrien Morot/Makeup/Creature FX/Oscar Nom/The Revenant/X-Men:Apocalypse

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    Adrien Morot was raised on a heavy dose of Planet Of The Apes, Hammer horror movies and Japanese giant monster flicks. Diligently studying the TV guide on Saturday mornings, circling each horror, science fiction and fantasy movie playing during the upcoming week and managing his schedule around these highly educational breaks. After spending most of his twenties working for some of the biggest names in the industry in Southern California, Adrien came back to Canada with the intention of opening his own studio and cater to the then growing and dynamic film industry of his native countryIn the past fifteen years, Adrien and his crew at Morot FX Studio has been at the forefront of the makeup effects industry and has become one of the top artist in the field. Having collaborated with some of the top directors of today like Darren Aronovsky, Alejandro G. Innaritu, Duncan Jones, Brian Singer or Roland Emmerich, he has worked on over 125 features such as The Revenant, Sicario, X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, Noah, 300, all three Night at the Museum movies, the upcoming cinematographic adaptation of the popular video game Warcraft and countless commercials. His work is regularly covered in trade publications worldwide. He has received numerous prizes and was even nominated for an Academy Award in 2011 for his work on Barney's Version.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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    Guest:Chris Baugh/Location Manager/Argo/Steve Jobs/Passengers

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    Chris Baugh has been a Los Angeles-based location manager for the past two decades.  After obtaining degrees in Film Studies, French and Critical Theory from UC Irvine and Sorbonne Paris-III in Paris, France, Chris went on to work as a supervising location manager with directors including Ron Howard, Steven Spielberg, Cameron Crowe, Ben Affleck, Nancy Meyers and Danny Boyle.  His credits include “Argo,” “Angels and Demons,” “We Bought a Zoo,” “Secretariat,” “The Holiday” and “Steve Jobs”  Chris’ has most recently completed the Morten Tyldum feature “Passengers” opening in theaters in December 2016.  As a former LMGA board member, Chris is dedicated to supporting his colleagues and improving the image of location professionals worldwide. Chris has won the California on Location Award for four years straight  "Argo" (2012) Location Manager of the Year, "Transcendence" (2013) Location Team of the Year, "The Gambler" (2014) Location Team of the Year and "Steve Jobs" (2015) Location Manager of the Year. You can email your questions to 123filmeasy@gmail.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film