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.


669 Pieces

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Lexi Leban talks iconoclastic women, crossing lines, and promoting peace & love.

  • Added: Jul 16, 2024
  • Length: 25:00
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Nicole Riegel talks emotional direction, being approachable, and the serendipity of prairie dogs.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2024
  • Length: 09:50
Caption: Luke Gilford, San Francisco, CA, 6/24/24, Credit: Andrea Chase
Luke Gilford talks American mythology, high hair, and hulu-hooping in Wal-Mart.

  • Added: Jul 13, 2024
  • Length: 15:23
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Andre Amarotico talks quick changes, playing villains, and emotional literacy.

  • Added: Jun 30, 2024
  • Length: 14:52
Caption: Michael Doshier, 6/7/24
Michael Doshier talks communication, holy places, and seeing the possibilities.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2024
  • Length: 21:17
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Luke Willis talks hope, ethics, and bringing fantasy (and joy) to the world.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2024
  • Length: 16:25
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Mitch McCabe talks defying stereotypes, suspending judgement, and interviewing people who are packing serious weapons.

  • Added: Jun 02, 2024
  • Length: 13:47
Caption: Theda Hammel and John Early, April 24, 2024
Theda Hammel and John Early talk weird stakes, a filmable crisis, and being presumptuous.

  • Added: Jun 01, 2024
  • Length: 14:03
Caption: Peter Flynn, 5/30/24, Credit: Andrea Chase
Peter Flynn talks commitment, generational saturation, and fighting the good fight.

  • Added: May 31, 2024
  • Length: 19:19
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Nicholas Ma talks neuro-botany, the merchant class of mushrooms, and being present.

  • Added: Apr 28, 2024
  • Length: 17:57
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