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Author: Alrik

Alrik Bursell is a freelance shooter/editor/producer that’s worked on feature films and corporate videos. He has directed four short films including Strange Thing, which played at over 20 film festivals worldwide. http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2736548

Episode 123 – Composer Gregory James Jenkins

LA based composer Gregory James Jenkins joins us this week to talk about scoring everything from Disney cartoons to horror films. We talk with Gregory about how he got started as a composer, his process and what he enjoys about making music for film and TV!

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Episode 121 – Indie Feature Talk with Frazer Bradshaw

Join us as we talk with Independent Filmmaker and Director of Photography Frazer Bradshaw about getting into Sundance with his first feature and what steps he had to take to get his second feature made, The Deep Sky!

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Episode 119 – Horror Equity Fund

We’re joined by Brian Herskowitz and Marlon Schulman of Horror Equity Fund to hear what it is, what it does and how they work with filmmakers and investors to make the business side of filmmaking work!

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Episode 117 – Advice for a 15yr Old Filmmaker

This week Timothy and Alrik answer a listener question from a 15 year old filmmaker, read a itunes review and catch up on what they’ve been doing lately. All that and much more on this week’s Making Movies is Hard!

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Episode 115 – Hoarding Acorns with Winnie Wong

This week we talk with freelance producer Winnie Wong about making the leap from a full time producer at a major company to going back to the world of freelance. We also talk about finding your identity as a producer, crew rates and how you know when to finally make a big change in your life!

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Episode 113 – Cinematographer Jason Joseffer

Jason Joseffer has shot films for both Timothy and Alrik. This week, we talk to Jason about how he became a Cinematographer, how he works with directors and much more!

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Episode 110 – “Stranger Things” Actor Jackie Dallas

Trying to get your acting career off the ground? This week we have actor Jackie Dallas on the show to talk about how she launched her career in the Bay Area and landed a role on Stranger Things. Plus, discussions on unions, finances and the challenges of being typecast. Listen to this episode now or visit iTunes to download it to your device.

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Episode 109 – The Business Side with Sales Rep Ben Yennie

Want to figure out how to get your movie sold, raise the funds or figure out how the movie is going to get seen? This week we have producer/sales rep Ben Yennie on the show to talk over all things film business. We start out talking about AFM, how Ben got the moniker ‘The Guerrilla Rep’ and then dive into everything business! Listen to this episode now or visit iTunes to download it to your device.

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Episode 107 – Insurance, Fame and Do 25k Budget Films Matter?

This week Timothy and Alrik are in the middle of a big job so they jump back to their old format and talk through a series of topics, including Insurance, Fame and if 25k budget films matter or not?

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