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Film Kid Asks

Film Kid Asks

By Jordan Harvey
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film.

We have many exciting guests coming on for season 2 - new episodes every Saturday.
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Directing with Mairzee Almas - Episode 212
Episode 212 is a conversation with successful television director Mairzee Almas who has worked on projects like Jessica Jones, Shadow and Bone, Locke & Key, and Outlander. We discuss her schooling, her transition from AD to director, and her thoughts on high-concept storytelling, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Mairzee's Watchlist: Booksmart (2019) Night of the Hunter (1955) Sophie’s Choice (1982) Gladiator (2000) Silence of the Lambs (1991) Lord of the Rings (2001) Jaws (1975) Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Bronwen Spolsky Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
55:13
August 28, 2021
Cinematography and Directing with Andrij Parekh - 211
Episode 211 is a conversation with celebrated cinematographer and director Andrij Parekh who has worked on projects like Blue Valentine, Half Nelson, The Zookeeper’s wife, as well as HBO’s Succession and Watchmen. We discuss his schooling, his approach to crafting visuals that match a director's vision, and his transition into directing, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Andrij's Watchlist: The Conformist (1970) 8 1/2 (1963) Apocalypse Now (1979) Annie Hall (1977) Star Wars: A New Hope (1977) Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Anya Chatterjee Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
31:29
August 21, 2021
Acting with Kit Young - 210
Episode 210 is a conversation with actor Kit Young who has worked on projects like Shadow and Bone, and the upcoming film The School for Good and Evil. We discuss his training, his experience in theatre and how that affects his approach to performance, and advice for young filmmakers on how to work with actors, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Kit's Watchlist: The Impostors (1998) Nomadland (2020) Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991) Jojo Rabbit (2019) Father of the Bride (1991) Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Jordan Harvey Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
53:43
August 14, 2021
Directing with Jonah Haber - 209
Episode 209 is a conversation with up-and-coming commercial director Jonah Haber who has worked with companies like Microsoft and Fiverr. His thesis film went to several festivals all over the world and was picked up for distribution by DUST. More recently he’s directed musical performances for Jimmy Fallon and Jimmy Kimmel live. We discuss his schooling experience, how he broke into the commercial world, and advice for young filmmakers on how to get the most out of their schooling experience, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Jonah’s Watchlist: The Iron Giant (1999) Never Look Away (2018) Brazil (1985) Victoria (2015) Old Boy (2003) Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Bronwen Spolsky Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
38:47
August 07, 2021
Costume Design with Nina Ayres - 208
Episode 208 is a conversation with accomplished costume designer Nina Ayres who has worked on projects like Outlander, The Last Kingdom, The Crown, and Game of Thrones. We discuss her background and journey through the industry, the skills needed to do well in the industry, and the importance of detail when crafting costumes, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Nina’s Watchlist: Romeo + Juliet (1996) Black Cat, White Cat (1998) Underground (1995) No Country for Old Men (2007) Fargo (2014) Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (1965) The Colour of Pomegranates (1969) Napoleon Dynamite (2004) Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Anya Chatterjee Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
41:47
July 31, 2021
Camera Operating with Sean Jensen - 207
Episode 207 is a conversation with experienced camera operator Sean Jensen who has worked on shows like Killjoys, Orphan Black, and Ginger Snaps. We discuss what the role of camera operator entails, the relationship between the operator, focus puller and director of photography, as well as advice for young filmmakers interested in the camera department, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Sean’s Watchlist: Raising Arizona Road to Perdition Alien Blade Runner The Blair Witch Project Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Bronwen Spolsky Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
01:06:05
July 17, 2021
Vice President of Visual Effects at Sony Arnon Manor - 206
Episode 206 is a conversation with the Vice President of visual effects at Sony Arnon Manor whose credits include projects like Baby Driver, 21 Jump Street, Peter Rabbit, and more recently, Cops and Robbers. We discuss his passion for storytelling, his experience working in animation and visual effects, and the pipelines for different forms of post-effects, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Arnon's Watchlist: Do the Right Thing (1989) Pulp Fiction (1994) Isle of Dogs (2018) Fantastic Mr Fox (2009) Modern Times (1936) When Harry met Sally (1989) Credits: Hosted and Edited by Jordan Harvey Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
01:02:28
July 10, 2021
Directing with Jeremy Webb - Episode 205
Episode 205 is a conversation with award-winning television director Jeremy Webb who has worked on shows like The Umbrella Academy, Downton Abbey, Altered Carbon, and Shadow and Bone. We discuss his background in the industry coming from England as well as what has changed since he began working for streamers, his experience working in genre shows, and advice for young filmmakers interested in TV, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Jeremy’s Watchlist: The Killing (1956) Les Diaboliques (1955) Children of Men (2006) Whiplash (2014) Jaws (1975) Duel (1971) Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Bronwen Spolsky Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
59:55
July 03, 2021
Cinematography with Lachlan Milne - Episode 204
Episode 204 is a conversation with celebrated cinematographer Lachlan Milne who has shot projects like Minari, Love and Monsters, Stranger Things, and Hunt for the Wilderpeople. We discuss his background and journey through the industry coming from Australia, the skills needed to do well in the industry, and working with young cast or heavy visual effects, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Lachlan’s Watchlist: Badlands (1973) La Haine (1995) Stalker (1979) In the Mood for Love (2000) Koyaanisqatsi (1982) Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Anya Chatterjee Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
44:56
June 26, 2021
Stunt Coordinating and Performing with Allen Keng - Episode 203
Episode 203 is a conversation with stunt performer, trainer, choreographer, and coordinator who has worked on projects like Pacific Rim, The Man in the High Castle and Suicide Squad. We discuss his background and how he got into stunts, how he works with other departments, and advice for people interested in stunt performing, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Allen’s Watchlist: Rocky (1976) Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story (1993) Rumble in the Bronx (1995) The Matrix (1999) Rush Hour (1998) Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (2000) Flashpoint (2008) The Raid (2011) Ong Bak Muay Thai Warrior (2003) The Marvel Cinematic Universe Films The Peaceful Warrior (2006) Allen's links: Training Madness on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaJTwMyXzOc24lvY7IZGCeQ Allen's Website: http://www.allenkeng.com/ Credits: Hosted and Edited by Jordan Harvey Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
53:33
June 19, 2021
Directing and Editing with Dan Liu - Episode 202
Episode 202 is a conversation with director and editor Dan Liu who has worked on projects like The Walking Dead, Shadow and Bone, and Fear of The Walking Dead. We discuss his background in editing and how he worked his way up through the department, the transition to directing, and advice for students entering the industry, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Dan’s Watchlist: Back to the Future (1985) Arrival (2016) Hereditary (2018) Taegukgi (2004) Sayonara Itsuka (2010) Credits: Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Anya Chatterjee Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
46:23
June 12, 2021
Production Design with Jade Healy - Episode 201
Episode 201 is a conversation with celebrated production designer Jade Healy who has worked on projects like I, Tonya, Marriage Story, A Ghost Story, and The Killing of a Sacred Deer. We discuss her background and journey through the industry, the skills needed to do well in the industry, and the importance of pre-production and collecting an archive of images, among other things. Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Jade’s Watchlist: In the Mood for Love (2000) There Will be Blood (2007) Parasite (2019) Blade Runner (1982) 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Barry Lyndon (1975) The Shining (1980) Grey Gardens (1975) Baraka (1992) Resources Mentioned: https://shotdeck.com  https://film-grab.com Production Designers Collective Art Department United Film Roundtable Hosted by Jordan Harvey  Edited by Bronwen Spolsky Produced by Anya Chatterjee, Jonavon Ignont, Jordan Harvey  Research by Janice Chung Marketing by Evdokiya Mazhurina and Lauren Eden
01:07:32
June 05, 2021
Editing with Ken Filewych - 124
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode twenty-four is a conversation with editor and director Ken Filewych who has worked on projects like Heartland, Ginger Snaps Back and The Smalls: Forever is a Long Time just to name a few. We discuss his university experience, what he looks for in an assistant editor, and his workflow on different genres and formats of television, among other things. This is the final episode of the season. We will be taking a break over the holidays and will pick back up in the new year. See you in 2021! Hosted and edited by Jordan Harvey, produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Ken's Watchlist: The Limey (1999) The Usual Suspects (1995) Memento (2000) The Godfather Part II (1974) The West Wing (1999-2006)
49:24
November 28, 2020
Producing and Developing with Kris Elsley - 123
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode twenty-three is a conversation with the Head of Content and Development at the Bokeh Collective, and producer Kris Elsley who has worked on projects like Restaurants on the Edge and It Happened Here. We discuss her university experience, what she looks for in stories and content that she is producing, and her advice for young and emerging filmmakers, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, produced and edited by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Kris' Watchlist: Pan's Labyrinth (2006) The Witch (2015) Drive (2011) Crazy, Stupid Love (2011) Firecrackers (2018)
39:50
November 21, 2020
Editing with Jay Prychidny - 122
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode twenty-two is a conversation with editor and post-production producer Jay Prychidny who has worked on projects like Amazing Race Canada, Orphan Black, and Snowpiercer, just to name a few. We discuss his university experience, what he looks for in an assistant editor, and his workflow on different genres and formats of television, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted and edited by Jordan Harvey, produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Jay's Watchlist: 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) Moulin Rouge (2001) The Leftovers (2014) Watchmen (2019)
40:51
November 14, 2020
Publicist Cynthia Amsden - 121
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode twenty-one is a conversation with unit and festival publicist Cynthia Amsden who has worked on projects like Inconvenient Indian, Splice, Frontier, and The Expanse, just to name a few. We discuss her background in journalism and how she got into the industry, at what point a production should start thinking about publicity and marketing, and some of the most important things to create a story around the project, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, produced and edited by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Cynthia's Watchlist Orlando (1992) Ridicule (1996) The Insider (1999) Pretty Woman (1990)
35:56
November 07, 2020
Acting and Producing with Kristin Kreuk - 120
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode twenty is a conversation with Canadian actor and producer Kristin Kreuk who has worked on projects like Smallville, Beauty and the Beast, and Burden of Truth. We discuss her background and how she got into the industry, what crew and directors should know about working with actors, and her experiences as a producer, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted and edited by Jordan Harvey, produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Watchlist The Babadook (2014) The Vanishing (1988) The Wailing (2016) Amour (2012) The Great Beauty (2013)
47:35
October 31, 2020
Producing with Steven Hoban - 119
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode nineteen is a conversation with Oscar winning producer Steven Hoban who has produced projects like Splice, In The Tall Grass, and Ginger Snaps. We discuss his background and how that has helped him as a producer, what draws him to stories and properties, and what students should be thinking about in this film market, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, produced and edited by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Steve's Watch List: Monster (2003) Cube (1997) Hoodwinked (2005) Moonlight (2016) Before Sunset (2004) Sex, Lies, and Videotape (1989) Memento (2000) Tangerine (2015) Once (2007) Primer (2004)
01:02:23
October 24, 2020
Assistant Directing with Joanna Moore - 118
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode eighteen is a conversation with 1st assistant director Joanna Moore on projects like Ready or Not, American Gods, and Orphan Black. We discuss her background and how she ended up working in film, how to run a set, and what students should keep in mind during prep and shooting, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted and edited by Jordan Harvey, produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Joanna's Watch List: Singin' in the Rain (1952) The Shining (1980) Room with a View (1985) The Philadelphia Story (1940) Brazil (1985) Withnail and I (1987) How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989) Cool Hand Luke (1967) Network (1976) Roman Holiday (1953) Logan (2017) E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
34:27
October 17, 2020
Directing with Grant Harvey - 117
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode seventeen is a conversation with Grant Harvey who has directed episodes of Orphan Black, Tin Star, 12 Monkeys, and many other television series. He's currently working on AAA games at Ubisoft directing the cinematics. We discuss his background, the influence of where you grow up, and what skills a director should have, among other topics. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Grant's Watchlist: Highway 61 (1991) - Bruce McDonald  Hard Core logo (1996) - Bruce McDonald  The Fly (1986) - David Cronenberg Ginger Snaps (2000) - John Fawcett Fubar (2002) - Michael Dowse It’s all Gone Pete Tong (2004) - Michael Dowse Sicario (2015) - Denis Villeneuve
50:43
October 10, 2020
Colourist Jill Bogdanowicz - 116
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode sixteen is a conversation with colourist Jill Bogdanowicz. She's worked on too many impressive projects to name them all here, but you can see her work in Joker, The Umbrella Academy, and The Grand Budapest Hotel just to name a few. We discuss her thoughts on role, where she finds inspiration, and what she looks for in the people that she hires, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted and edited by Jordan Harvey, produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Jill's Watchlist: Ray (2004) All the King's Men (2006) Flags of our Fathers (2006) Letters from Iwo Jima (2006) The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)
41:13
September 26, 2020
Writing and Directing with Hannah Cheesman - 115
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode fifteen is a conversation with writer, director, and actor Hannah Cheesman. You can see her in Schitt’s Creek, and Star Trek: discovery. She’s written on shows like Workin’ Moms and Find me in Paris, and she has directed several short films, as well as her debut feature The Definites. Her film Succor is premiering at the Toronto International Film Festival. We discuss her thoughts on writing for comedy, working with actors, and writing in different circumstances and arenas, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, edited and produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Hannah's Watchlist: The Square (2017) Holy Motors (2012) Under the Skin (2013) Victoria (2015) The Tree of Life (2011)
33:15
September 19, 2020
Directing with Sasha Leigh Henry - 114
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode fourteen is a conversation with up-and-coming director Sasha Leigh Henry whose previous short film Bitches Love Brunch screened at festivals internationally before being acquired by CBC Gem. Her newest short film Sinking Ship is premiering at TIFF this year. We discuss her thoughts on motivating crew on short films, working with actors, and forming connections in the industry, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, edited by Stephanie Sakaki, and produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Sasha’s Watch List: City of God (2002) Wild Tales (2014) Rafiki (2018) Casino (1995) Girls Trip (2017) He’s Just Not that Into You (2009) Crazy Stupid Love (2011)
41:14
September 16, 2020
Directing with David Findlay - 113
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode thirteen is a conversation with up-and-coming director David Findlay who has worked on projects like Everything Outside, his debut feature, and more recently, Found Me which is premiering at TIFF this year. We discuss his background growing up in Quebec, his advice for young filmmakers, and his process of collaborating with other crew members, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted and edited by Jordan Harvey, produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ David’s Watch list: La Haine Play (2011) Taxi (2015) Holy Motors (2012) Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
39:33
September 12, 2020
Visual Effects with Geoff Scott - 112
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode twelve is a conversation with visual effects artist and supervisor Geoff Scott who has worked on projects like projects like Orphan Black, Snow White and the Huntsman, and Snowpiercer. We discuss his background and journey through the industry (as well as his time working in video games), how he collaborates with other departments, and the process of working with a client, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, edited and produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Geoff’s Watchlist: Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) Avengers: Endgame (2019) Blade Runner (1982) Fight Club (1999) Inception (2010)
37:42
September 05, 2020
Writing, Producing, and being an Executive with Leah Keith - 111
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode eleven is a conversation with Leah Keith, who has worked her way up through Hollywood as an executive at Dreamworks and Disney, and more recently a producer and writer from projects like Best. Worst. Weekend. Ever., the polar bears, and Julie and The Phantoms. We discuss her journey through the industry, the role of an executive, and what she's learned from wearing so many different hats, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, edited and produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Leah’s Watchlist: BRIEF ENCOUNTER-  (dir. David Lean, 1945) THE WAY WE WERE - (dir. Sydney Pollack, 1973) STAR WARS IV:  A NEW HOPE - (dir. George Lucas, 1977) BLACK PANTHER - (dir. Ryan Coogler, 2018) THE FAREWELL - (2019, Lulu Wang)
34:52
August 29, 2020
1st and 2nd Assistant Directing with Mark Ambury and Martin Pedersen - 110
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode ten is a conversation with 1st assistant director Mark Ambury and 2nd assistant director Martin Steel who have worked together on projects like projects like Heartland, Diablo and Wynonna Earp. We discuss their backgrounds and journeys through the industry, how they work together and the role of the AD department, and what students should keep in mind during prep and shooting, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, edited and produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Martin’s Watchlist: Say Anything (1989) Back to the Future (1985) Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) MCU Movies Mark’s Watchlist: Goodfellas (1990) Jaws (1975) Do the Right Thing (1989) Sicario (2015)
48:49
August 22, 2020
Production Design with Mark Steel - 109
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode nine is a conversation with production designer and art director Mark Steel who has worked on projects like projects like Star Trek: Discovery, and What We do in the Shadows, and the Umbrella Academy. We discuss his background and journey through the industry, how he works to make sure the space is serving the story, and creating opportunities in design for the cast and crew to do their best work, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, edited and produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Mark’s Watchlist Brazil (1985) The Shining (1980) Dr Strangelove (1964) Casablanca (1942) Oldboy (2003)
42:17
August 15, 2020
Acting and Directing with Megan Follows - 108
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode seven is a conversation with Canadian actor and director Megan Follows who has worked on projects like Anne of Green Gables (1985), Reign, and has recently filmed her directorial debut feature Maternal. We discuss her background and growing up in the industry, what crew and directors should know about working with actors, and her experience shooting her first feature, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, edited and produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Watchlist Retrospectives: Rainer Werner Fassbinder Jean-Luc Godard Films: East of Eden (1955) Joker (2019) High and Low (1963) 1945 (2017) Raise the Red Lantern (1991)
45:21
August 08, 2020
Cinematography with Aaron Morton - 107
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode seven is a conversation with New Zealand cinematographer Aaron Morton who has worked on projects like Black Mirror: Bandersnatch, Mulan, and Orphan Black. We discuss his background and influences coming from a smaller market, what it takes to make it in the industry, and his favourite part of the job, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey, edited and produced by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Aaron's Watchlist: The Assistant (2020) Good Time (2017) Uncut Gems (2019) The Shape of Water (2017) and be sure to watch the DGA podcast about this movie! Queen & Slim (2019) The Lighthouse (2019) Bladerunner (1982)
38:29
August 01, 2020
Writing and Directing with Semi Chellas - 106
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode six is a conversation with Emmy-nominated writer Semi Chellas who has written and produced projects like Mad Men, Ophelia, and The Eleventh Hour. Her directorial feature debut American Woman has just come out. We talk about writing for television versus film, what she's learned working with high-level individuals, and some of the trials and joys of directing a feature, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Watch American Woman: https://itunes.apple.com/ca/movie/american-woman/id1503560174 Semi's Watch List: The Rider (2017) Directed by Chloe Zhao Winter’s Bone (2010) Directed by Debra Granik American Honey (2016) Directed by Andrea Arnold Badlands (1973) Directed by Terrence Malick Last Night (1998) Directed by Don McKellar Hunger (2008) Directed by Steve McQueen  Ratcatcher (1999) Directed by Lynne Ramsay
01:05:12
July 25, 2020
Producing with Brent Kawchuk - 105
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode five is a conversation with Canadian producer Brent Kawchuk who has a diverse body of work including Balletlujah, the country music awards, In the Tall Grass and many commercials. We talk about producing in a smaller market, working with clients, and building a roster of creatives, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Brent's watch list: Lost in Translation (2003) Ken Burns documentaries The Last Waltz (1978) Music Video for "Bastards of Young" by The Replacements Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (2014) The Good, The Bad, and The Hungry (ESPN, 2019)
37:14
July 18, 2020
Production Design with Trevor Smith - 104
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode four is a conversation with Trevor Smith, a passionate film lover, art director, and production designer who has worked on projects like Fargo (2014), Diablo, and Heartland. We discuss his background, his role as the programmer for the Calgary International Film Festival, how his department collaborates with the rest of the production, and advice for young filmmakers, among other things. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Trevor's watchlist: The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) - and every other Wes Anderson film There Will Be Blood (2007)  Only God Forgives (2013) Once Upon a Time in the West (1968) Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (2019)
46:35
July 11, 2020
Cinematography with Lindsay George - 103
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode three is a conversation with Lindsay George, an up and coming Canadian cinematographer who has worked on projects like Siren, Colony, and The Good Doctor. We discuss her dancing background and the influence that has had on her work, where she finds inspiration, and how she's worked her way up the camera department, among other topics. New episodes come out every Saturday. Hosted by Jordan Harvey Edited by Anya Chatterjee Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Lindsay's watchlist: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) The Blair Witch Project (1999) The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (2007) C.R.A.Z.Y. (2005) Stories We Tell (2012)
46:60
July 04, 2020
Directing with John Fawcett - 102
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode two is a conversation with John Fawcett, the co-creator of Orphan Black and director of Ginger Snaps. We discuss his background, the importance of writing, and what skills a director should have, among other topics. New episodes come out every Saturday. Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ John’s Watchlist: Steven Spielberg Martin Scorcese (Goodfellas) David Fincher (Seven, Fight Club) Peter Weir (Mosquito Coast) Alfonso Cuarón (Children of Men, Y tu mamá también) Christopher Nolan (Memento) Cohen Brothers (Blood Simple)
01:07:42
June 27, 2020
Cinematography with Craig Wrobleski- 101
Film Kid Asks is the podcast by film students for aspiring filmmakers. It centres the conversation around what we want to know going into the industry by digging into the origin stories and experiences of professionals working in film. Episode one is a conversation with Craig Wrobleski, an award winning Canadian cinematographer who has worked on projects like In The Tall Grass, Fargo seasons 2 & 3, and The Umbrella Academy. We discuss his background, where he finds inspiration, and what makes for a good member of the camera department, among other topics. New episodes come out every Saturday.  Get in touch! filmkidasks@gmail.com Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/groups/1140759129616261 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/filmkidasks/ Craig’s watchlist: Wall-E Seven (and other films by Darius Khondji) No Country for Old Men Elephant Jerry Ghost Story
41:34
June 20, 2020