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Season 4 - Ep 6 - Oscars - Film Editing / Visual Effects

Season 4 - Ep 6 - Oscars - Film Editing / Visual Effects

January 29, 2020

A pair of editors and a producer walk into a bar . . . today, our discussion of the Oscar technical categories focuses on the nominees in Film Editing and Visual Effects (Academy Awards Series: 3 of 7).

Season 4 - Ep 5 - Oscars - Sound Mixing / Sound Editing

Season 4 - Ep 5 - Oscars - Sound Mixing / Sound Editing

January 27, 2020

Our Oscar coverage continues!  A sound mixer and a sound editor walk into a bar . . . our discussion of the technical nominees continues with Sound Mixing and Sound Editing:  two categories with a complicated relationship that lends itself to an interesting discussion (Academy Awards Series: 2 of 7).

Season 4 - Ep 4 - Oscars - Production Design

Season 4 - Ep 4 - Oscars - Production Design

January 26, 2020

For the next two weeks, we're all about the Oscars!  A production designer, a set decorator and a leadman walk into a bar . . . our assessment of the nominees in the technical categories starts with an in-depth look at Production Design (Academy Awards Series: 1 of 7).

Season 4 - Ep 3 - DGA Awards - Television Nominees

Season 4 - Ep 3 - DGA Awards - Television Nominees

January 22, 2020

That same group of assistant directors are keeping the bar open late . . . our third of three episode about the Directors Guild of America nominations for Outstanding Directorial Achievement is a discussion of the nominees in the various Television categories.  

Season 4 - Ep 2 - DGA Awards - First-Time Features / Documentaries

Season 4 - Ep 2 - DGA Awards - First-Time Features / Documentaries

January 21, 2020

A group of assistant directors continue talking at a bar . . . our second of three episodes about the Directors Guild of America nominations for Outstanding Directorial Achievement is about the First-Time Feature Film and Documentary categories.

Season 4 - Ep 1 - DGA Awards - Theatrical Feature Films

Season 4 - Ep 1 - DGA Awards - Theatrical Feature Films

January 20, 2020

Welcome to Awards Season!  A group of assistant directors gather in a bar . . . this week we're talking about the Directors Guild of America nominations for Outstanding Directorial Achievement.  This episode (first of three) we discuss the Theatrical Feature Films. 

Season 3 - Ep 10 - Ford v Ferrari Stunts

Season 3 - Ep 10 - Ford v Ferrari Stunts

December 24, 2019

Bonus episode! A stunt coordinator walks into a bar . . . my guest today is Robert Nagle, Stunt Coordinator for 2019's Ford v Ferrari. Needless to say, our conversation is focused on the stunts.

Season 3 - Ep 9 - Ford v Ferrari

Season 3 - Ep 9 - Ford v Ferrari

December 19, 2019

An assistant director, a sound mixer and a location manager walk into a bar . . . today we're talking about 2019's Ford v Ferrari (directed by James Mangold and starring Christian Bale and Matt Damon):  see it in the theater and then join us for the podcast!

Season 3 - Ep 8 - Law & Order

Season 3 - Ep 8 - Law & Order

December 12, 2019

A cinematographer, a boom operator and a set dresser walk into a bar . . . this week, we're revisiting the long-running, NYC-based NBC series, Law & Order, which ran for 20 seasons (1990-2010).  

Season 3 - Ep 7 - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

Season 3 - Ep 7 - Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

December 5, 2019

A sound mixer and a grip walk into a bar . . . my guests today are crew from Quentin Tarantino's 2019 magnum opus, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt).