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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Caption: Morgan Spurlock, San Francisco, CA  4/8/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Morgan Spurlock talks selling out, buying in, and bathing with a Shetland pony.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 18:12
Caption: Max Winkler, San Francisco, CA 3/4/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
CEREMONY's writer/director Max Winkler talks red suits, reading Gatsby, and relative heights.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2011
  • Length: 11:01
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Director Joe Wright and star Saoirse Ronan talk cold climes, harsh sun, and being grounded.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2011
  • Length: 12:10
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Filmmakers James Wan and Leigh Whannell give their definition of terror, explain why making money isn't the point, and why sound is the scariest th...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 18:21
Caption: Tom McCarthy, San Francisco, CA March 10, 2011, Credit: Andrea Chase
WIN WIN -- Filmmaker Tom McCarthy talks old friends, new projects, and going home again.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2011
  • Length: 14:40
Caption: Taggert Siegel, San Francisco, CA 03/23/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Taggart Siegel talks disappearing bees, letting nature take its course, and the meaning of honey time.

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  • Added: Mar 27, 2011
  • Length: 17:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Todd Haynes, San Francisco, CA, 3/25/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Todd Haynes talks mother love, class distinction, and authenticity.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2011
  • Length: 16:43
Caption: Lou Taylor Pucci, Jim Kohlberg, San Francisco, CA 03/02/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Star Lou Taylor Pucci and director Jim Kohlberg talk music, magic, and hanging with the Dead

  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 14:06
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Director Cary Fukunaga and star Mia Wasikowska talk classics, cold, and control.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2011
  • Length: 06:17
Caption: Charles Ferguson, 9/21/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Charles Ferguson talks bodyguards, confrontation, and getting to the facts for his Oscar(tm)-winning documentary.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2011
  • Length: 17:09
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John Wilson, Razzie founder and Head Berry of the Golden Raspberry Awards Foundation, on the worst of 2010's cinema.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2011
  • Length: 23:36
Caption: Gregg Araki, San Francisco, CA 2/7/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Indie filmmaking icon Gregg Araki explains why KABOOM isn't going backwards creatively, but instead is making a bold leap into the current zeitgeist.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2011
  • Length: 10:50
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Filmmakers John Requa and Glenn Ficarra on truth, lies, and the color orange.

  • Added: Jan 24, 2011
  • Length: 15:00
Caption: Frederic Lilien, 12/8/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Frederic Lilien talks raptors, community, and family values.

  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 23:14
Caption: Debra Granik, Jennifer Lawrence, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Director Debra Granik and star Jennifer Lawrence talk authenticity, stoicism, and getting the accent right.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 11:40
Caption: Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi, 11/7/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi talk working in isolation, bringing smolder to the table, and the importance of coffee.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 13:22
Caption: Bjorn Lomborg, San Francisco, CA 10/18/10, Credit: Andrea Chase
The author of The Skeptical Environmentalist on a more efficient way to solve the environmental crisis.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2010
  • Length: 18:20
Caption: Danny Boyle, 10/15/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Danny Boyle talks about why the subtext of 127 HOURS is the crux of bringing the story of a man trapped alone in a remote canyon to vibrant cinemat...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2010
  • Length: 16:17
Caption: Pamela Grey. 10/08/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Screenwriter Pamela Gray talks law, justice, and the truth.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2010
  • Length: 16:04
Caption: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, San Francisco, CA, 10/8/10, Credit: Andrea Chase
Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu on life, death, and altered perceptions.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2010
  • Length: 10:23