The Viewfinder Podcast with Chris Hadley

Episode 005 - Herman Wang - THE SPELL TUTOR

An episode of The Viewfinder Podcast with Chris Hadley

By Chris Hadley
On the Viewfinder Podcast, you'll hear fascinating in-depth interviews with some of today's most talented indie filmmakers and actors as they take you inside the creative process behind their latest productions.
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Episode 009 - Legendary Golden Globe Winner/Oscar Nominee Sally Kirkland
Sally Kirkland - acclaimed actor, acting coach and ordained minister of The Church of the Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness - talks to The Viewfinder Podcast about some of the most memorable roles she's played over a nearly six decade career in film and TV. While recalling her work on popular TV series like ROSEANNE, FELICITY, DAYS OF OUR LIVES, STARSKY AND HUTCH, CHARLIE'S ANGELS and CRIMINAL MINDS, Sally also discusses her Golden Globe winning and Oscar nominated performance in the 1987 feature ANNA, plus her recent roles including the 2017 Netflix biopic THE MOST HATED WOMAN IN AMERICA, and the soon-to-be released 2019 indie drama CUCK.  Find out more about Sally on her official web site: www.sallykirkland.com Follow the show on Twitter @ViewfinderPod and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheViewfinderPodcast Invite your friends to listen, and leave a review of the show on iTunes! Music by Under Influence from Fugue https://icons8.com/music/author/under-influence 
1:04:26
August 16, 2019
Episode 008 - Previewing The Tel Aviv Web Fest
Some of the best shows in digital media are airing now in Israel, and the first annual Tel Aviv Web Fest on August 30th at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque in Tel Aviv, Israel will celebrate the remarkable work of the country's top web series creators. This year's event features panel discussions, screenings, and an original pilot competition. Though this year's first annual festival is exclusive only to Israeli content creators, it's anticipated that more shows from around the world will be part of ensuing festivals. Festival founder Yuval Berger, strategic planner Tomar Levine and festival producer Yahel Yakov recently talked to The Viewfinder Podcast about what attendees and fans can expect from the first annual Tel Aviv Web Fest. For more information on the fest's program, plus where to purchase tickets for the fest, click here. Visit the Tel Aviv Web Fest's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/TLV-Webfest-411343206134281/ Follow The Viewfinder Podcast on Twitter @ViewfinderPod and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/TheViewfinderPodcast Please rate/review the show on iTunes, and share your feedback with us! Music By  https://icons8.com/music/author/under-influence
26:14
August 12, 2019
Episode 007 - Actor John Emmet Tracy
With work that spans theatre, film, TV, video games and web series, actor John Emmet Tracy (iZombie, Altered Carbon, Fifty Shades Freed, The BFG, Supernatural, Assassin's Creed III) talks about some of the most memorable characters he's played throughout his nearly three decades in the performing arts. Follow John on Twitter @JohnEmmetTracy Follow The Viewfinder Podcast on Twitter @ViewfinderPod Visit the show's Facebook page:  www.facebook.com/TheViewfinderPodcast Please rate the show on iTunes, and share your feedback with us! Music by  https://icons8.com/music/author/under-influence
1:05:09
August 9, 2019
Episode 006 - Matthew J. Kaplan - IT'S TIME FOR TEA
Actor/writer/producer/director Matthew J. Kaplan talks to The Viewfinder Podcast about his directorial debut, the hilarious comedy short IT'S TIME FOR TEA. The official trailer for the film can be viewed here: http://vimeo.com/330038991 See the film on July 12th at the Long Island International Film Expo, and on September 28th at the Berkshire Short Film Festival. More info on both fests are at these links: http://longislandfilm.com/event/its-time-for-tea/ https://filmfreeway.com/BerkshireShortFilmFestival/ IT'S TIME FOR TEA will also screen this August at the Festival of Cinema NYC in Queens, New York. Full updates on IT'S TIME FOR TEA are on the film's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ItsTimeForTeaFilm/ Behind-the-scenes photos from IT'S TIME FOR TEA are on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itstimeforteafilm/ Learn more about Matthew J. Kaplan and his work on his official web site: https://www.matthewjkaplan.com/ Follow The Viewfinder Podcast on social media: On Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheViewfinderPodcast On Twitter: @ViewfinderPod Music by Under Influence from Fugue https://icons8.com/music/author/under-influence 
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June 28, 2019
Episode 005 - Herman Wang - THE SPELL TUTOR
Filmmaker/screenwriter Herman Wang talks to The Viewfinder Podcast about his award-winning family sci-fi/fantasy/adventure web series, THE SPELL TUTOR. Based in and inspired by the Harry Potter-verse and its creator, author J. K. Rowling, THE SPELL TUTOR follows a young wizard-in-training as she discovers the potential - and risks - of magic.  The complete series (4 seasons worth) can be seen on Seeka TV and The Fantasy Network, and is closed-captioned. Links to both platforms are here: http://www.thespelltutor.com/episodes.php Find out more about THE SPELL TUTOR at:  http://www.thespelltutor.com/ On Twitter: @TheSpellTutor On Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thespelltutor/ On Instagram: @TheSpellTutor Follow The Viewfinder Podcast on social media: Twitter: @ViewfinderPod Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheViewfinderPodcast Music by Under Influence from Fugue https://icons8.com/music/author/under-influence 
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June 21, 2019
Episode 004 - Greg Dicharry and Emma Benoit - MY ASCENSION
This edition of The Viewfinder Podcast features an in-depth interview with suicide attempt survivor Emma Benoit, and filmmaker Greg Dicharry, who tells Emma's powerful story of survival and recovery in the upcoming documentary MY ASCENSION. More information about the film can be found here: https://www.myascension.us/ If you or someone you love needs help, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Hotline at 1-800-273-8255.  You can also text for help via the Crisis Text Line by texting HOME to 741741.  Both services are free, confidential, and available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Music by Under Influence from Fugue https://icons8.com/music/author/under-influence 
57:49
June 14, 2019
Episode 003 - Roni Geva and Margaret Katch - CTRL ALT DELETE
On this edition of The Viewfinder Podcast, Chris Hadley talks to Roni Geva and Margaret Katch, co-creators of the Emmy-nominated web series CTRL ALT DELETE. Now in its second season, the show has received praise from The Washington Post, The Guardian, Tubefilter, Buzzfeed and other media outlets for shining a realistic light on the women’s reproductive rights issue through the power of comedy.  You can watch all episodes of CTRL ALT DELETE at: https://vimeo.com/channels/ctrlaltdeleteshow  Find out more about CTRL ALT DELETE at: http://www.ctrlaltdeleteshow.com/  Music by Under Influence from Fugue https://icons8.com/music/author/under-influence 
35:37
May 31, 2019
Episode 002 - Anne Marie Cummings - CONVERSATIONS IN L.A.
On this edition of The Viewfinder Podcast, Chris Hadley talks to 4-time Emmy nominated actor/writer/director Anne Marie Cummings, the creator and co-star of the award-winning drama series CONVERSATIONS IN L.A.  Now in its third season on Amazon Prime and filmed in one long, uninterrupted take, each episode of the series is a fascinating look at the eventful relationship between two different people from two different backgrounds: 50 year old Michelle (played by Cummings) and Gus (series producer Gustavo Velazquez), a younger man 25 years Michelle's junior. During each season of CONVERSATIONS IN L.A., their unlikely romance is captured in compelling scenes that reflect the emotional peaks and valleys of love, and the impact their relationship has on the people around them. Find out more about CONVERSATIONS IN L.A. on their official web site: http://conversationsinla.com/ Watch the series on Amazon Prime at: https://www.amazon.com/Conversations-in-L-A/dp/B075M22N63 Music by Under Influence from Fugue https://icons8.com/music/author/under-influence
1:05:07
May 25, 2019
Episode 001 - Tom Bhramayana and Stephen T. Hoover - TINKER'
On the premiere edition of The Viewfinder Podcast, Chris Hadley talks to Tom Bhramayana and Stephen T. Hoover, screenwriters of the acclaimed family sci-fi/fantasy drama TINKER', starring Clayne Crawford and Christian Kane. Produced by Bhramayana and directed by Sonny Marler, the award-winning movie is now available on Netflix, iTunes, Amazon Video DVD, Blu-ray and digital. For more information on TINKER', visit the film's official web site: https://www.tinkerthemovie.com/ 
1:37:12
May 25, 2019
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