Cinetopia Radio

Cinetopia Radio

By Cinetopia
Regular audio shows from the events Cinetopia is attending and organising. Cinetopia is a film society and organisation aiming to make film and filmmaking more approachable and diverse within Edinburgh and beyond. We offer low-cost film screenings for local communities and organise free and regular networking events that bring filmmakers in the early stages of their careers together with seasoned producers, festival directors and freelance film practitioners.
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August on EH-FM: Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Pain and Glory, and The Souvenir plus an interviews Mark Jenkin, Matchbox Cineclub & Scalarama Glasgow, Serena Scateni, Andy Danet, and Ruby Hahn.
For Cinetopia's August broadcast on EH-FM, Amanda Rogers, co-Founder Cinetopia, Luka Vukos, and Jim Ross, Managing Editor of TAKEONE Magazine review the recent films, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Pain and Glory, and The Souvenir. Jim Ross sits down with Mark Jenkin, Director of the new film, Bait.  Amanda chats with Megan Mitchell and Sean Welsh from Matchbox Cineclub about their upcoming festival, Weird Weekend, as well as their work with Scalarama Scotland. Paul Bruce, Director of Edinburgh Short Film Festival, interviews upcoming programmers for this year's Scalarama Edinburgh including talking to Serena Scateni about her upcoming Cinetopia DOC screening, Inland Sea, as well as  Andy Danet from Cucumber Lodge on his screenings of Young Soul Rebels and Electro Moscow, and Ruby Hahn from Out at the Cameo about her upcoming screening My Beautiful Launderette. You can find out more about Scalarama and all the events across the country at www.Scalarama.com. 
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August 20, 2019
July on EH-FM: The Dead Don't Die, Varda by Agnès, and Armstrong plus an interview with Chris Aitken from Short Com Festival & Sasha Collington, Director of Love Type D
For Cinetopia's July broadcast on EH-FM, Amanda Rogers is joined by Anni Asikainen, and Jim Ross (Managing Editor, TAKE ONE Magazine) to review the films The Dead Don't Die, Varda by Agnès, and Armstrong . Amanda also interviews Chris Aitken from Short Com Film Festival, and we hear a clip from Jim's interview with Sasha Collington, Director of British comedy, Love Type D, during the Edinburgh International Film Festival. That plus our favourite space films! 
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July 30, 2019
Cinetopia Masterclass: Don't Fix it in Post!
Cinetopia held the first of our new ‘Masterclass & Networking’ sessions at the Outhouse in Edinburgh, a new strand designed to bring filmmakers together and to give seasoned professionals an opportunity to share their knowledge about the industry. For our first edition, Amanda Rogers, co-Founder of Cinetopia talked to Ali Murray (sound designer), Naomi Spiro (editor and producer), and Stephen C. Horne (colourist), as they took us through the dos and don’ts of working in the post-production process. For a brief synopsis and take-away, Luka Vukos wrote a summary about the event - http://cinetopiashow.com/post-production-masterclass-top-5-tips
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July 22, 2019
TAKE ONE Magazine's Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 roundup, Part II
A second special edition of the podcast from on the ground at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019. Show regular Jim Ross, Managing Editor of TAKE ONE Magazine, is joined by his colleagues Serena Scateni, Amber Heath, Elle Haywood, Marc Nelson and Joshua Ragan.  The regular show with the whole Cinetopia crew will be back on EH-FM in July, but here the TAKE ONE Magazine team review some of the films that screened at EIFF 2019. For more information head to @TAKEONECinema or @CinetopiaHub on Twitter, or the websites TAKEONECinema.net or CinetopiaShow.com. 01:03 - Love Type D 09:32 - The Souvenir 32:55 - Bait (our technical problems only last for the first bit!) 44:51 - Aniara
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July 4, 2019
TAKE ONE Magazine's Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019 roundup, Part I
A special edition of the podcast from on the ground at Edinburgh International Film Festival 2019. Show regular Jim Ross, Managing Editor of TAKE ONE Magazine, is joined by his colleagues Serena Scateni, Amber Heath, Chris Dobson, Marc Nelson and Joshua Ragan.  The regular show with the whole Cinetopia crew will be back on EH-FM in July, but here the TAKE ONE Magazine team review some of the films that screened at EIFF 2019. For more information head to @TAKEONECinema or @CinetopiaHub on Twitter, or the websites TAKEONECinema.net or CinetopiaShow.com. 01:01 - Boyz in the Wood 13:29 - Yesterday 27:45 - Manta Ray 39:05 - Scheme Birds
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July 4, 2019
May on EH-FM: Beats, High Life and Madeline's Madeline reviews, interview with CinemaAttic, and a tiny bit about John Wick
For Cinetopia's May broadcast on EH-FM, Amanda Rogers is joined by Anni Asikainen, Luka Vukos, and Jim Ross (Managing Editor, TAKE ONE Magazine) to review the films Beats, High Life and Madeline's Madeline. Amanda also interviews Alberto Valverde and Rafael Cueto, the team behind CinemaAttic about their 2019 events. Anni even gives a mini-review of John Wick 3.
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May 21, 2019
April on EH-FM: Loro, Happy as Lazzaro, Vox Lux reviews, interview with Ibero Docs, and we talk our favourite Italian films
For Cinetopia's April broadcast on EH-FM,  Anni  Asikainen is joined by Paul Bruce of Edinburgh Short Film Festival and Jim Ross (Managing Editor, TAKE ONE Magazine) for a show with a Meditteranean theme. The gang review Paolo Sorrentino's Loro, Alice Rohrwacher's Happy as Lazzaro and Brady Corbet's (not-so-Meditteranean) Vox Lux. In addition, the team discuss their favourite Italian films and Jim interviews Mar Felices of IberoDocs, the Spanish and Portuguese language film festival taking place in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
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April 23, 2019
March on EH-FM: Mid90s, The Sisters Brothers and Under the Silver Lake, the streaming debate, Edinburgh Film Guild & Undependence interviews
For Cinetopia's March broadcast on EH-FM, Amanda Rogers is joined by Anni Asikainen, Paul Bruce (Edinburgh Short Film Festival), and Jim Ross (Managing Editor, TAKE ONE Magazine). Following runs in cinemas and at Glasgow Film Festival, the team review Jonah Hill's directorial debut Mid90s and Jacques Audiard's The Sisters Brothers. Jim also reviews Under The Silver Lake, It Follows director David Robert Mitchell's new film - another Glasgow Film Festival screening now available on MUBI. In addition, Jim interviews Nina Schildhauer, director of the upcoming UnDependence Film Festival and Amanda interviews Jim Dunnigan of the Edinburgh Film Guild. Finally, the team weigh in on the ongoing debate about the role of streaming services in modern cinema, following the success of Roma during the awards season.
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March 26, 2019
February on EH-FM: Berlinale, Glasgow, If Beale Street Could Talk, Capernaum, Oscar results & interviews with Gabrielle Brady & Shona Thomson
For the February edition of the EH-FM show,  Amanda Rogers is joined by Anni Asikainen, Paul Bruce (Edinburgh Short Film Festival), and Jim Ross (Managing Editor, TAKE ONE Magazine).  The team discuss the Oscar results and recent film festivals, as well as reviewing Barry Jenkins' new film If Beale Street Could Talk and Lebanese drama Capernaum. Amanda interviews Shona Thomson of A Kind of Seeing, and Jim interviews Gabrielle Brady, director of Island of the Hungry Ghosts, after her recent masterclass at the Scottish Documentary Institute.
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February 27, 2019
January on EH-FM: The Favourite and Mary Queen of Scots, an interview with Jamie Robson, Oscar predictions, and a debate about audience behaviour in cinemas
Cinetopia launch a brand new show on EH-FM in Edinburgh. Amanda Rogers and Anni Asikainen of Cinetopia are joined by Paul Bruce of Edinburgh Short Film Festival and Jim Ross, Managing Editor of TAKE ONE Magazine. They make some Oscar predictions, and review new releases with a royal theme in The Favourite and Mary Queen of Scots. The ever-controversial topic of audience behaviour is discussed, following a panel at the This Way Up conference and Paul interviews local actor Jamie Robson about his work.
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January 30, 2019
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