Eric Morris Eskenazi [writer, filmmaker, music creator, and master of his own podcast Erratic Dispatches] discusses the films, music, and events that made 1981 so very special.
You can learn more about Eric and his work at his website: http://www.brooklyndigitalmediainc.com/
and buy his book An Insignificant Man at Amazon: https://amzn.to/3atUeC9
Writer/director/actor Michael Leo Centi takes about his growing body of outrageous horror-comedy films.
His titles include: Easter Holocaust (2020), My Deadly Playmate (2018), All Hallow's Eve (2017), and the just-released documentary Dollmaker: The Anatoly Moskvin Story (2021).
You can check out Centi's work at Glamboy Productions: https://glamboyproductions.vhx.tv/products
and on Amazon: https://amzn.to/36JiiyH
Sound engineer Roman Chimienti takes time out from promoting Scream, Queen! My Nightmare On Elm Street, the popular documentary he co-directed with Tyler Jensen, to talk about celebrities, pop culture, and his salad days spinning vinyl in San Francisco.
Filmmaker J. Horton talks about his prolific career in feature films and documentaries, as well as his YouTube channel that teaches indie moguls how to make a living off their videos.
Emmy award winning director and producer Shane Stanley talks about his latest film Break Even and the film industry insights that led to the writing of his book What You Don't Learn In Film School.
Director/producer Gino Payne talks about his upcoming features Dark Offerings and Psychosis, as well as previous projects, and his stints working on the popular TV hits Vampire Diaries, The Walking Dead, and Game of Thrones.
http://www.jeffliebermandirector.com Buy the book here: https://amzn.to/2M5BEXp
Jeff Lieberman talks about his new book Day of the Living Me: Adventures of a Subversive Cult Filmmaker from the Golden Age, and shares stories about his films Blue Sunshine, Squirm, Just Before Dawn, Satan's Little Helper, Remote Control (and more!)
Self-taught filmmaker Chase Stanley talks about the journey from his early short films to inking his first deal as director of the upcoming multi-million dollar production Ascend.
Pop culture critic, writer, and professor Dahlia Schweitzer talks about her book Cindy Sherman’s Office Killer: Another Kind of Monster, plus her other books Going Viral and L.A. Private Eyes, and also discusses performance art in Berlin as rite of passage.
Spanky, the drummer from horror-punk band Dead Vampires, talks about being the subject of the new documentary Spanky Was A Punk Rocker, and shares anecdotes about his creative influences and collecting passions.
Galen Howard is the guy who steals the scenes in music videos. He's appeared in nearly 50 of them, including Justin Timberlake's billion-views YouTube staple Can't Stop The Feeling, Elle King's wall of man-flesh Ex's and Oh's, and Disclosure's Woody Allen-esque retrofuture epic Energy (where he plays a proletarian spermatozoon) to name just a few. But he's also making a name for himself as the quirky character actor who pops up in TV shows such as The Middle, Brooklyn Nine-Nine and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. He also acts in indie dramas, comedies, and even holiday horror movies (Deathcember). In this interview, he talks about life in L.A. as a working actor and ponders the possibilities of cult stardom.
Multi-media artist Scott Kraynak talks about his recent exhibit at Gallery + titled THE MINUTIAE OF HUMANITY SHALL OVERCOME THE BEAST, as well as the inspirations behind his vintage photo desecration series, his colored pencil portraits, his political nudes, and his doll deconstruction sculptures. He also has a few things to say about his distaste for cats who kill birds, his undying love for his hometown Cleveland, and that time he gave Barack and Michelle Obama a tour of the Grand Canyon.
Screenwriter/producer CJ Walley talks about the journey that led to the production of his screenplay Break Even, as well as the creation of his popular online screenwriting resource Script Revolution.
Dan Kinem talks about the enduring impact in the VHS collecting community of his 2013 documentary Adjust Your Tracking, plus his undying love for shot-on-video horror movies from the 1980s and '90s, as well as a sneak peak at potential new projects at VHShitfest and Tape Mold 'Zine.
Renaissance man Eric Morris Eskenazi talks about his new book An Insignificant Man, his podcast Erratic Dispatches, and his love for horror movies.
Erratic Dispatches podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/erratic-dispatches/id1475304963
An Insignificant Man (on Amazon): https://www.amazon.com/Insignificant-Man-Eric-Morris-Eskenazi/dp/1005273987/
Brooklyn Digital Media: http://www.brooklyndigitalmediainc.com/
For five seasons, Steven Wishnoff played inmate Tony Masters on the groundbreaking HBO series Oz. In this interview with host Kelly Hughes, Wishnoff shares memories of Oz, plus other career highlights including musical theater in New York, regular appearances on the cult TV series The Richard Bey Show, his self-scripted and produced web series Life Interrupted, his role on Ryan Murphy's upcoming Netflix series Hollywood (and he even indulges Hughes' fascination with fan conventions and autograph signings.)
You can learn more about Wishnoff on his website at stevenwishnoff.com.
Stuart Land has a unique perspective on the Hollywood moviemaking machine. He sculpted SFX props and models for James Cameron's Aliens and The Abyss, as well as other genre favorites such as Predator, Poltergeist 2, and even Tobe Hooper's Invaders From Mars to name just a few. In this chat with host Kelly Hughes, Land speaks candidly about his creative philosophy, and a career that spans the Vietnam War, adventures in the art world, screenwriting, and his current incarnation as a creator of compelling ebook fiction.
Novelist, screenwriter (and now film director) JZ Murdock talks about adapting his short story Gumdrop City into a movie (as well as other adventures in low-budget filmmaking) with host Kelly Hughes.
[Learn more about Murdock and his work at https://jzmurdock.com.]
Marketer and Troma Entertainment alumnus Jeffrey W. Sass talks about his book Everything I Know about Business and Marketing I Learned from The Toxic Avenger (One Man's Journey to Hell's Kitchen and Back) with host Kelly Hughes.
[Learn more about Sass and his films at https://www.jeffreysass.com/.]
Filmmaker and film festival director Edward Payson gives the inside scoop on low-budget moviemaking with host Kelly Hughes.
[Learn more about Payson and his films on his IMDb page: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm3078850/]