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.

653 Pieces

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Caption: Nick Park, Hognob & Dug, San Francisco, CA 2/13/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nick Park talks objectivity, nuance, and being a clay man.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2018
  • Length: 14:20
Caption: Daniela Vega & Sebastián Lelio, San Francisco, CA 1/9/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sebastián Lelio, Daniela Vega talk following intuition, the depths of femininity, and the tension between law and desire.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 16:28
Caption: Ziad Douieri, San Francisco, CA 11/14/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ziad Doueiri talks building a vortex, kicking some ass, and why women in the Arab world might be the key to redemption.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 31:14
Caption: Jamie Lee & Pete Holmes, San Francisco, CA 1/17/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Pete Holmes and Jamie Lee talk emotional foreplay, alchemizing experience, and what’s offensive about Pascal’s Wager.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:21
Caption: Paul McGuigan, San Francisco, CA 12/8/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul McGuigan talks synchronicity, the proper lens, and the best Christmas present ever.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 22:48
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David Bossert talks the upside of failure, what we lose when films are lost, and the difference between Oswald and Mickey.

  • Added: Dec 20, 2017
  • Length: 13:36
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Brett Morgen talks sound, color, and being filled with endless amounts of awe.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2017
  • Length: 18:00
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Michael Almereyda talks illusion, stretching corners, and the serendipity of a sneaked cigarette.

  • Added: Nov 25, 2017
  • Length: 15:18
Caption: Pekka Strang (and the book he discusses in the interview), San Francisco, CA 10/21/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Pekka Strang talks liberation, sauna culture, and how we’re all the same under the leather

  • Added: Dec 07, 2017
  • Length: 16:09
Caption: Richard LInklater, October 13, 2017, Credit: Andrea Chase
Richard Linklater talks social cohesion, necessary lies, and selective editing.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2017
  • Length: 17:31
Caption: Jason Sussberg, San Francisco, CA 11/7/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jason Sussberg talks bow ties, communication, and meeting his hero.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2017
  • Length: 18:24
Caption: Santiago Rizzo, Mill Valley, CA 10/15/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Santiago Rizzo talks shadows, energy, and trusting the struggle.

  • Added: Nov 07, 2017
  • Length: 15:17
Caption: Ai Wei Wei, San Francisco, CA 10/3/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ai Wei Wei talks first instincts, human rights, and rebuilding connections.

  • Added: Oct 26, 2017
  • Length: 12:23
Caption: Sara Weksler & Dr. Bassem Youssef, San Francisco, CA 10/13/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dr. Bassem Yousseff and Sara Taksler talk shooting from a moving car, the power of satire, and being airport certified.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2017
  • Length: 25:03
Caption: Peter Landesman, San Francisco, CA 9/28/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Peter Landesman talks integrity, corruption, and what he grooves on.

  • Added: Oct 07, 2017
  • Length: 14:29
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John Carroll Lynch talks souls, the five longevities, and the special light that Harry Dean Stanton radiated.

  • Added: Oct 06, 2017
  • Length: 17:45
Caption: Peter Bratt & Dolores Huerta, San Francisco, CA 9/4/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dolores Huerta and Peter Bratt talk common denominators, the war for truth, and controlling the narrative.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio

  • Added: Sep 08, 2017
  • Length: 29:42
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Damon Davis & Sabaah Folayan, San Francisco, CA 4/14/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis talk hypocrisy, reckless disregard, and modernized blackface.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2017
  • Length: 15:17
Caption: Jeannette Walls, 7/31/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jeanette Walls talks emotional truth, making choices, and the gift of chaos.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2017
  • Length: 12:22
Caption: Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary, San Francisco, CA 7/15/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Kyle Mooney and Dave McCary talk trust, wardrobe, and the role of matzo ball soup in their process.

  • Added: Jul 25, 2017
  • Length: 14:38