Posts Tagged ‘SXSW’

by Adam Schartoff
March 29th, 2016

In this episode recorded from SxSW 206, my guests include the Associate Artistic Director of the Austin Film Society, Holly Herrick, and the founder of Drafthouse Films, Alamo Drafthouse and Fantastic Fest, Tim League. This episode is sponsored by the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Film program.

by Adam Schartoff
March 15th, 2016

Dennis Lim of the Film Society of Lincoln Center returns to discuss his new book on David Lynch; Caveh Zahedi returns for his 4th visit to the podcast to discuss his series The Show About The Show and that the 4th episode just became available; and the creators of a new festival hit, Donald Cried, director/actor Kris Avedisian & actor Jesse Wakeman recorded from SxSW 2016.

by Adam Schartoff
February 25th, 2016

The head of the SxSW Film Festival, Janet Pierson, returns to the podcast to talk about the festival which runs March 11th through the 19th. After that I welcome the singer and actress, Eszter Balint (Louie season 4), whose appeared in the seminal Jim Jarmusch movie Stranger Than Paradise in 1984. Eszter discusses her life and career. Music throughout the podcast comes courtesy of Eszter’s new album Airless Midnight, available now wherever music is sold. This episode is sponsored in part by the Saturday Night Movie Sleepovers podcast where lovers of cinema can gather and embrace that ever-so-powerful feeling of nostalgia. The episode is also sponsored in part by the Vermont College of Fine Arts MFA Film Program. Visit vcfa.edu/film for more information about this exceptional program.

by Adam Schartoff
July 15th, 2015

Guests on this episode of the podcast include Joshua Oppenheimer who discusses his latest film, The Look of Silence, his follow up to 2012’s The Act of Killing; multi media artist, the Brooklyn-based Marc Lafia; and Austin-based actors Heather Kafka and Jonny Mars.

by Adam Schartoff
May 8th, 2015

Another episode from SxSW 2015 including God Bless The Child filmmakers Robert Machoian & Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck; Uncle Kent 2 creative team Kent Osborne & director Todd Rohal; and Austin-based filmmaker & designer Yen Tan.

by Adam Schartoff
April 13th, 2015

The second episode in a series recorded from SxSW 2015. Guests include Ondi Timoner with Brand: A Second Coming; Ross Partridge & Jennifer Lafleur with Lamb; and Luke Meyer & Tom Davis with Breaking a Monster.

by Adam Schartoff
April 8th, 2015

This episode of the podcast is the first in a series recorded from SxSW 2015. Guests include Bob Byington with his film 7 Chinese Brothers; Ben Dickinson and his film Creative Control & Eugene Kotlyarenko with his film A Wonderful Cloud. All 3 films had their world premieres at the festival.

by Maria Rhodes
February 5th, 2015

Films to look out for when you head town to Austin!

by Adam Himes
July 18th, 2014

Get to know Aaron I. Naar, whose new film Mateo portrays the miraculous mariachi career of musician Mathew Stoneman over the course of four years.

by Olivia Creamer
May 27th, 2014

Hellion, the feature film from Rooftop alum Kat Candler, premieres at IFC on June 13th!

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