Archive for the ‘Filmwax Radio’ Category

by Adam Schartoff
January 8th, 2016

The creative team behind the film Carol are among the guests, including producer Christine Vachon, screenwriter Phyllis Nagy, and director Todd Haynes. The film which stars Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara and which is being distributed by The Weinstein Company is currently playing at a theater near you.

by Adam Schartoff
December 30th, 2015

The guests on the final episode of 2015 include indieWire senior editor, Eric Kohn, back for his 3rd visit; married experimental filmmakers Lynne Sachs & Mark Street; and the cinematographer Tim Orr (Our Brand is Crisis, Z for Zacharia).

by Adam Schartoff
December 24th, 2015

The New York Times’ carpetbagger Cara Buckley discusses award season, working at the Times, and more; Simon Kilmurry talks about his work at POV and his recent transition to the IDA; and Thelma Adams on a career in writing about film & a new book coming out in 2016.

by Adam Schartoff
December 17th, 2015

Guests include the outspoken Henry Rollins who is the star of a new indie film, He Never Died which opens Friday; director Takeshi Fukunaga & writer/producer Donari Braxton’s feature film, Out of My Hand, has the distinction of being the first film distributed by Ava DuVernay’s new company Array; Vanessa Block’s short film, The Testimony, has been shortlisted for an Oscar.

by Adam Schartoff
December 9th, 2015

Actor Michael Imperioli (Goodfellas, The Sopranos) discusses a new film he’s in, The Wannabe. Comedian Brian Posehn (Mr. Show, The Sarah Silverman Show) discusses starring in his feature comedy/drama, Uncle Nick. Both films are currently in theaters and streaming on demand.

by Adam Schartoff
December 1st, 2015

Kent Jones, the director of a new documentary based on the best selling book Hitchcock by Truffaut: A Definitive Study of Alfred Hitchcock, is the first guest. Kent’s film which is being distributed by the Cohen Media Group, is opening at Film Forum and Lincoln Plaza Cinema in NYC on Wednesday, December 2nd. After that, director Charles Poekel who discusses his first feature called Christmas, Again. Poekel’s film is having its theatrical engagement at MoMA beginning Thursday, December 3rd then goes on digital platforms on Friday, December 4th.

by Adam Schartoff
November 22nd, 2015

Actress Zoe Lister-Jones and filmmaker Daryl Wein are distributing their new movie, Consumed, with Gathr Films. The two joi me along with Gathr’s founder & CEO, Scott Glosserman. Also returning to the podcast, documentary filmmaker Bernardo Ruiz (Reportero) with his new film Kingdom of Shadows, now in theaters.

by Adam Schartoff
November 14th, 2015

In this episode of the podcast: from the latest Borderline Films film James White, Josh Mond & his lead actor Christopher Abbott; also director of the new comedy, Entertainment, Rick Alverson returns to the podcast with his leading man, the comedian Gregg Turkington (aka Neil Hamburger).

by Adam Schartoff
November 10th, 2015

Tom DiCillo (Living in Oblivion, Delirious) is back with a new film, a documentary, called Down in Shadowland which is having a few screenings around NYC; documentary filmmaker David Shapiro’s new documentary, Missing People, has two screenings at DOC NYC in the coming days.

by Adam Schartoff
November 6th, 2015

Director Catherine Hardwick discusses her new film Miss You Already which opens Friday, November 6 as well as the subject of gender disparity; documentary filmmaker Michel Negroponte and the subject of his new project, An Autobiography of Michelle Maren; and director of the new horror film The Hallow, Corin Hardy which also opens on November 6th.

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