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Episode 26 – A Critical Look at Over My Dead Body with Colin Levy

This week Timothy and Alrik are once again joined by Colin Levy to have a gloves off conversation about Over My Dead Body. Colin does most of the talking and really pinpoints exactly how and why the short doesn’t work.

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Episode 25 – How Do You Know When a Project is Done?

Timothy and Alrik talk about how they know when a project is done. How do you decide to lock an edit or send out a script? We talk about our method for making these decisions and much more.

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Meet Other Filmmakers – Discuss Filmmaking – Start A New Conversation

We’ve added a new section to the website called The Filmmaker’s Lounge where you can meet other filmmakers in your area.  Share links.  Ask Questions.  Get advice.  Of course you can still use the comments section of any episode, but the Filmmaker’s Lounge will hopefully be a new place for you to have discussions not related to a specific episode. Click here to get started.

Episode 24 – Do On-Line Views Really Matter with Guest Colin Levy

Do on-line views really matter? Who better to ask than Director Colin Levy whose short film “Sintel” has 4.5Million views on YouTube. We talk to Colin about why he thinks certain films succeeed and others don’t and whether or not views actually matter.

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Episode 23 – What Is Your Filmmaking Point of View and Why Does Anyone Care?

Timothy and Alrik discuss their point of views as filmmakers, why would anyone care what you have to say and where does that POV come from?

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Episode 22 – The Festival Premiere of Over My Dead Body

We premiered our short film Over My Dead Body at the San Jose International Short Film Festival. This week we talk about the festival premiere and how we felt both during and after the screening.

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Episode 21 – Redefining Our Career Goals

After speaking with a two time feature filmmaker who faces the same struggles as they do, Timothy and Alrik talk over what they really want out of their filmmaking careers.

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Episode 20 – Sustainable Ideas with Andrew Schrader

Filmmaking is a long, laborious process, so how do you pick an idea or a premise you want to dedicate time to? We talk to Andrew Schrader, the writer/director of two feature films [“The Age of Reason” and “Fever Night”] about finding a sustainable idea. We also get his thoughts on how to get our feature films off the ground.

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Episode 19 – The Episode About Nothing

In this episode Timothy asks Alrik if the podcast is providing value for anyone, Alrik talks about Timothy’s look book for his horror/comedy and a bunch of other random talk.

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