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Backlot Action Force

Backlot Action Force

By Teresa Yslas Beardsley
A guide to zero waste for filmmakers and other people who go to work. Original Music & Mastering by Jeremy Robinson. Executive Producers: Teresa Beardsley, Jennifer Belinsky, & Kimber Pritts. Support this podcast by subscribing thru AnchorFM / Backlot Action Force. Follow us on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter @axnforce
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Meet Jenna Malone: Underpaid Clothing
Jenna & I talk about the effects of being underpaid, under appreciated & overworked in creative fields.   Follow Jenna @underpaidclothing on IG
September 2, 2020
Meet Andi Morrow: Activist, Filmmaker & Appalachian
Join Andi and I as we talk about daily activism, self care for sustainable activism and confederate flags of southern California.   Follow her on IG @honkytonkandi & @pushermovie Check out her twitter @andiwithaneye  & Facebook Pages @Pusher The Movie and @Daily Direct Action 
August 11, 2020
Meet Mikaela Gerwing, Conservationist & Artist
We discuss what conservation is about and our dis/connections.  We discuss activism and how to be a dope human being.  Please follow her journey on IG @mikaelaswildlife &
August 4, 2020
Meet Raymond McCann, Supreme Minds Studios
Raymond McCann (@tycoonproducer on IG) is building out a new business model with YouTube Creators @virgil.harris @juhahnjones @imfreshfilms.  Check out their channels here:
July 14, 2020
F*ck Jeff Bezos
Dive into the world of sustainable logistics: how and why you should break your Amazon habit.  
July 7, 2020
Meet Grace Wolcott, Art Department
Join Grace and I as we discuss all things independent art department and take a look at what waste looks like and how we can plan to improve.  Follow Grace on IG @gracelesscreations and @graswott
July 6, 2020
Meet Jessyca Bluwal: Costumer and Extraordinaire & Really Cool Chick
Jessyca and I discuss the ins and outs of independent costuming with some thoughts on waste and the business of entertainment.  
May 29, 2020
Meet Irina M. of
Get to know the fashion industry, textiles, and sustainable shopping practices with Irina M. of, her eco-friendly wedding gown tailoring, restoration, and rental company in the Bay Area.   Website: Instagram:
May 20, 2020
Why It's Important To Build Your Community
Right now more than ever we need the people around us, especially with the world turned upside down with the arrival of COVID-19.   Community is one of the pillars of sustainability, tune in to find out why.  
April 25, 2020
For the Love of Plastic!
Just a quick episode about how hard it is to try and reduce your plastic consumption during a pandemic.  
April 19, 2020
Meet A. Laura Brody of Dreams by Machine & Opulent Mobility
Join us for a discussion about fast fashion and the impact of the textiles industry on the global sustainability.   Dreams By Machine: IG: Opulent Mobility: IG:
April 6, 2020
Howdy From My Mountain of Waste
Oh boy, it is tough trying to get out of wasteful habits!  I share some solutions I've found through some avid Googling and complaining to my girlfriends.  
February 21, 2020
The Basics **a little explicit**
What is climate change again?  What's going on in the "environment?"  Samuel Colby and I talk about easy ways to start cutting out garbage.  
February 21, 2020
Backlot Action Force Trailer
If you're a filmmaker or someone else who goes to work, tune in to explore zero waste me and my pals!  
February 21, 2020