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.


668 Pieces

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Glenn Close talks trauma, intimacy, and the kindness of strangers.

  • Added: Jan 25, 2012
  • Length: 08:36
Caption: Wim Wenders, San Francisco, CA 12/19/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Wim Wenders talks angels, memories, and the wonders of technology.

  • Added: Jan 24, 2012
  • Length: 19:16
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Steve McQueen and Michael Fassbender talk desire, compulsion, and silence.

  • Added: Jan 20, 2012
  • Length: 07:24
Caption: Daniel Goldstein and Michael Galinsky, San Francisco, CA 1/5/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Michael Galinsky and activist Daniel Goldstein talk private property, holding out, and standing ovations.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2012
  • Length: 23:56
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Director Phyllida Lloyd talks gender, politics, and being an outsider.

  • Added: Jan 17, 2012
  • Length: 14:57
Caption: Dee Rees, San Francisco, CA 10/11/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director Dee Rees talks breakthrough poetry, gender fluidity, and the healing power of ice cream.

  • Added: Jan 10, 2012
  • Length: 15:04
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Gary Oldman on inspiration, stillness, and bedroom acting.

  • Added: Dec 27, 2011
  • Length: 08:42
Caption: Jason Reitman, San Francisco, CA  12/02/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jason Reitman talks impossible romances, fearless performances, and phoning it in.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2011
  • Length: 10:29
Caption: Michel Hazanavicius, San Francisco, CA 10/16/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Oscar(tm)-winner Michel Hazanavicius talks silence, sound, and using color to get to black & white.

  • Added: Dec 04, 2011
  • Length: 18:21
Caption: Simon Curtis, San Francisco, CA 10/11/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Director Simon Curtis on recreating a legend, living up the myth, and the uses of terror.

  • Added: Nov 29, 2011
  • Length: 13:39
Caption: Judy Greer, San Francisco, CA 11/14/11/, Credit: Andrea Chase
Judy Greer talks timing, nicknames, and getting serious.

  • Added: Nov 24, 2011
  • Length: 09:33
Caption: Werner Herzog, San Francisco, CA 11/5/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Werner Herzog on respect, justice, and the Culture of Death.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2011
  • Length: 12:52
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Producer Daniel Meisel on power lifting, being strong, and rapping the truth.

  • Added: Nov 11, 2011
  • Length: 20:17
Caption: John Cho, San Francisco, CA 10/21/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
John Cho on friendship, satire, and dinner at the White House.

  • Added: Nov 06, 2011
  • Length: 09:43
Caption: Roland Emmerich, Berkeley, CA 9/29/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Roland Emmerich talks art, politics, and why we need a new word for conspiracy.

  • Added: Oct 26, 2011
  • Length: 13:16
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MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE -- Writer/director Sean Durkin and actor Elizabeth Olsen on identity, family, and honesty.

  • Added: Oct 22, 2011
  • Length: 14:02
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THE WAY -- Father and son team Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez talk faith, filmmaking, and taking it on the road.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2011
  • Length: 11:58
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FINDING JOE -- Filmmaker Pat Solomon on bliss, fear, and why Joseph Campbell will always be relevant.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 13:51
Caption: Jonah Hill, San Francisco, CA 9/16/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jonah Hill talks comedy, drama, and animation.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2011
  • Length: 11:53
Caption: Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato, San Francisco, CA 9/14/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmakers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato talk lies, prejudice, and windows of opportunity.

  • Added: Sep 20, 2011
  • Length: 16:48