Behind the Scenes

Series produced by Andrea Chase

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Filmmakers talk with Andrea Chase

Smart, but never stuffy, Andrea Chase draws out filmmakers by asking the questions others don't think of, but wish they had. New insights, unexpected revelations, and a wry sense of humor set this interview series apart.

659 Pieces

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Caption: Paula Apsell, 4/10/24
Paula Apsell talks uncovering history, creating unity, and depicting Jews saving Jews.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2024
  • Length: 25:10
Caption: Jonathan Parker and Marlo McKenzie, San Francisco, CA 3/6/24, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jonathan Parker and Marlo McKenzie talk cleaning drawers, exploiting the exploiters, and getting to what’s not being said.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2024
  • Length: 23:47
Caption: James Hawes, 3/13/24
James Hawes talks decency, resonance, and making a film that matters.

  • Added: Mar 16, 2024
  • Length: 08:50
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Sam Dunning and Stimson Snead talk jibs, self-acceptance, and the power of entropy.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2024
  • Length: 22:42
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John Wilson, Head Berry and Founder of the Razzie Awards, talks dodging bullets, buying a sense of humor, and ruining a perfectly bad movie.

  • Added: Mar 09, 2024
  • Length: 20:00
Caption: Mike Cheslik and Ryland Brickson Cole Tews, 3/1/24
Mike Cheslik and Ryland Brickson Cole Tews talk mysterious castles, microwave mashed potatoes, and Lou Costello’s scream.

  • Added: Mar 04, 2024
  • Length: 18:56
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Tran Anh Hung talks pleasure, balance, and the texture of sound.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2024
  • Length: 16:04
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Leah McKenrick talks avocados, destiny, and being a good woman.

  • Added: Feb 07, 2024
  • Length: 12:10
Caption: NIcole Newnham, San Francisco, CA 11/21/23, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nicole Newnham talks anger, synchronicity, and the 200-year battle.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2023
  • Length: 23:40
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Nicol Paone talks complex characters, quick re-writes, and taking liberties.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2023
  • Length: 13:44
Caption: Emerald Fennell, San Francisco, CA 10/10/23, Credit: Andrea Chase
Emerald Fennell talks fashion, squeezing genres, and power plays with Barry Keough.

  • Added: Dec 16, 2023
  • Length: 12:08
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Eugenio Derbez talks capturing essence, forging bonds, and showing the other side of Mexico.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2023
  • Length: 10:33
Caption: Joshua Davis, San Francisco, 10/23/23, Credit: Andrea Chase
Josh Davis talks creative decisions, testing as a cage, and choosing trouble.

  • Added: Nov 03, 2023
  • Length: 15:54
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Michael Goorjian talks community, being hopeful, and why Kirk Douglas was a real mensch.

  • Added: Sep 22, 2023
  • Length: 13:56
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Jim Capobianco and Robert Rippberger talk the warmth of imperfection, grocery lists in odd places, and not killing the animators.

  • Added: Sep 15, 2023
  • Length: 18:24
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Roger Ross Williams talks creative license, self-acceptance, and being blown away.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2023
  • Length: 09:16
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Kevin Casanova Abrams talks honesty, polarization, and avoiding the obvious tropes.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2023
  • Length: 15:51
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Danny Wu talks making connections, getting lost in the story, and rhetoric repeating itself.

  • Added: Sep 11, 2023
  • Length: 19:12
Caption: Marie Cartier, June 6, 2023 San Francisco
Marie Cartier talks using imperfections, facing bureaucracy, and massive opportunity.

  • Added: Jun 28, 2023
  • Length: 17:50
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Michelle Danner talks making choices, taking risks, and the importance of speaking up.

  • Added: Aug 16, 2023
  • Length: 17:02