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Ep 310: Mickey Sumner, Jake Johnson, Joe Swanberg, John Magery & Myna Joseph
by Adam Schartoff
August 22nd, 2015

Guests include the creative team behind The Mend including filmmaker John Magery, actress Mickey Sumner & co-producer Myna Joseph; and two of the filmmakers behind Digging for Fire, actor Jake Johnson & returning to the podcast filmmaker Joe Swanberg.

It’s Been REEL Rooftop!
by Sabrina Kissack
August 21st, 2015

Thanks for a great summer Rooftop!

Ep 309: Jerry Schatzberg
by Adam Schartoff
August 18th, 2015

The legendary director of The Panic in Needle Park and Scarecrow, Jerry Schatzberg, is the guest in this lengthy conversation.

Ep 308: Colin Geddes / Sam de Jong / Gina Leibrecht
by Adam Schartoff
August 14th, 2015

Guests on this episode include programmer Colin Geddes who curate the Midnight Madness & Vanguard sections of TIFF; Dutch filmmaker Sam de Jong discussing his first feature Prince; and documentary filmmaker/editor Gina Leibrecht.

SHORT CUTS: Winter Wonderland (From the Co-Director of Finders Keepers)
by Chloe Lizotte
August 11th, 2015

It’s winter in August in this week’s Short Cut.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: Alexandra Dahlström (All We Have is Now)
by Noah Koch
August 7th, 2015

We sat down with Dahlström to talk about what it takes to make a kinetic rockumentary.

Ep 307: Mark Reay & Thomas Wirthensohn
by Adam Schartoff
August 6th, 2015

The director of the new documentary, Homme Less, Thomas Wirthensohn, and the subject of the film Mark Reay, are the guests.

MEET THE FILMMAKER: MICHAEL LOEKEN and ULRIKE FRANKE (DIVINE LOCATION)
by April Wen
August 4th, 2015

The directors of Divine Location know where it’s at.

Ep 306: James Ponsoldt / Patrick Wang / Alex R. Johnson
by Adam Schartoff
July 31st, 2015

Guests include the director of The End of the Tour, James Ponsoldt; director of The Grief of Others, Patrick Wang; and the director of Two Step, Alex R. Johnson.

SHORT CUTS: Animation Block Pre-Party
by Chloe Lizotte
July 29th, 2015

To get you in the mood for Thursday’s Animation Block Party, take a look at a few animated shorts from previous years.

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