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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 141 – Chloe Weaver – Transitioning from an AC to DP

This week we have Director of Photography Chloe Weaver on the show! Chloe talks about how she got started in the industry, her career in the camera department and how she went from AC to DPing an episode of The Chef’s Table.

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Episode 139 – Alrik Bursell’s “The Alternate”

This week Alrik and Timothy dedicate a whole episode to Alrik’s film, The Alternate, which is currently in development with a target shoot date of Fall 2018. We break down what the project is, how long Alrik’s been working on it, and what he’s doing to get it made this year. This is everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Alrik’s project, collected right here, in one place.
(Concept Art by Lucas Culshaw)

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Episode 137 – Megaera Stephens – Working as a Woman 1st Assistant Camera

This week we have 1st Assistant Camera Megaera Stephens on the show to talk about how she got started in the camera department, being woman in a male dominated position and transitioning from the SF Bay Area to New York.

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Episode 135 – Paul Schneider – Directing Commercials in LA and Casting Known Actors

This week we have commercial director Paul Schneider on the show to talk about making a living as a director, making the transition from commercials to narrative and how he casted two known actors in his short film, Fifty Minutes.

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Episode 133 – MMIH Christmas Special with Lisa Donato, Colin Levy and Kyle McCauley!

Welcome to the 2017 MMIH Christmas extravaganza! We decided to do something special this year and bring back a bunch of our previous guests to see how they are doing and what’s changed in their career’s since we last heard from them. This week we have filmmakers Lisa Donato, Colin Levy and Kyle McCauley! This is an extra long one so if you’ve got a long holiday flight or drive, this might be the perfect episode for you!

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Episode 131 – How We Write Stories

This week Timothy talks a bit about restructuring his approach to his script, which leads to a deep conversation about how he and Alrik come up with the stories they write. This week is all about where stories come from, plus some big news from Alrik about The Alternate.

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Episode 129 – Dreams Do Come True with Jason Headley

If you stopped believing in the indie filmmaking dream, listen to this episode because it still does happen. Jason Headley is an indie filmmaking success! Not only did his short receive over 15 million views, he also has a career directing commercials and writing for Pixar. And now Jason’s debut feature film “A Bad Idea Gone Wrong” is being released on VOD and in theaters on December 1st. Go watch it now!

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AFM Bonus Episode

Hey everyone, Alrik here! After my last three days at AFM I had a few more words to share about the event that I really wanted to share, check it out!

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Episode 125 – Prepping for AFM

This week we have an episode without a guest and catch up on what we’ve been up to and I give Timothy a breakdown of my preparation for my first year at AFM. We also read some iTunes reviews and hint at what we’ve got planned for next week.

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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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