Ep 283 FIX Shorts Filmmakers: Ben Russell, Maya Erdelyi, Monihan, David Schendel & Lori Felker
by Adam Schartoff
March 27th, 2015

FIX Shorts Filmmakers Ben Russell, Maya Erdelyi, Monihan, David Schendel & Lori Felker discuss their new shorts which Fandor is underwriting. Each are also doing a Kickstarter campaign to raise a matching amount.

Ep 282: Sophie Hyde
by Adam Schartoff
March 27th, 2015

The director of the new film 52 Tuesdays, Sophie Hyde of Australia, is the guest on this Fandor sponsored episode of the podcast. The film opens in select cities on Friday, March 27th and will also debut on

Ep 281: Bill & Turner Ross • Brooke Bloom & Anja Marquardt • Michael King
by Adam Schartoff
March 27th, 2015

The guests on this episode include Wisconsin Film Festival senior programmer Michael King, Bill & Turner Ross with their new film Western; and Anja Marquardt & Brooke Bloom with their film She’s Lost Control.

Ep 280: Bob Berger & Pat Daniels
by Adam Schartoff
March 24th, 2015

The 2 co-directors of the hybrid film Charlie Victor Romeo are the guests; Bob Berger & Pat Daniels. The film is currently available for streaming on Netflix.

Fact or Fiction? Fact and Fiction? Doc Film Class at Basilica Hudson
by Kate Gellene
March 19th, 2015

Is there a distinction between reality and fiction? How do we define those boundaries and what are the responsibilities of filmmakers to reality? Explore these questions and more at Basilica Hudson’s upcoming documentary film workshops, lead by Film and Media Curator Aily Nash

DCTV Presents: An Informative Panel on Tax Preparation for Freelancers
by Maria
March 19th, 2015

Are you a freelancer dreading tax season? De-stress with our friends at DCTV this Monday 3/23 at their Making Taxes Less Taxing For Filmmakers panel!

Ep 279: David & Nathan Zellner • Nick Broomfield • Eugène Green
by Adam Schartoff
March 18th, 2015

Guests include the Zellner Brothers with their new Kumiko The Treasure Hunter; Nick Broomfield discusses his catalog on Fandor; and Eugène Green discusses his new film La Sapienza.

Ep 278: Farihah Zaman & Jeff Reichert / Eric Steel / A.D. Calvo
by Adam Schartoff
March 12th, 2015

Guests include filmmakers Farihah Zaman & Jeff Reichert with their 2 films Remote Area Medical & This Time Next Year; Eric Steel & the 10th anniversary of The Bridge; and director of The Missing Girl, A.D. Calvo.

Berlinale Review: Flotel Europa
by Danielle Kourtesis
March 9th, 2015

The title of Vladmir Tomic’s personal documentary, Flotel Europa, references the site of his unconventional childhood home: a floating high-rise housing project in the port of Copenhagen. After leaving Sarajevo with his mother and brother in the summer of 1992, a twelve-year-old Tomic spent two formative years in a cramped cabin amidst over a thousand [...]

Ep 277: Brandy Burre / Joel Potrykus
by Adam Schartoff
March 6th, 2015

Guests include actress & subject of the documentary Actress, Brandy Burre; and the filmmaker Joel Potrykus whose latest film, Buzzard, has its theatrical in 18 cities starting Friday, March 6th.

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