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125: L.A. Liquor

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137: Yasamin
Director Julia Elihu discusses her film, Yasamin, with NFFTY Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Kyle Seago. Yasamin screened in American Dreams at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Julia Elihu: Vimeo:  https://vimeo.com/user31984563 Instagram: instagram.com/juliaelihufilm More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
23:55
July 18, 2019
136: The Mom Plan
Director Ella McKeon discusses her film, The Mom Plan, with NFFTY Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Kyle Seago. The Mom Plan screened in Bring The Kids and Ella won the New Talent Award Age 14 & Under presented by Red Giant at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
19:38
July 11, 2019
135: Maggie Rogers - Back In My Body
Director Brendan Hall discusses his documentary, Maggie Rogers - Back In My Body, with former NFFTY Festival Manager & Experimental Programmer, Robert Speewack. Maggie Rogers - Back In My Body screened in Opening Night and Brendan won the New Talent Award Age 20-24 presented by Red Giant at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Brendan Hall: Website: brendanhall.com Instagram: instagram.com/brendanfilm More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
24:46
July 4, 2019
134: Younger Finland
Directors Hannah Rose Snyder, Luke Keibler, & Andrew Holman discuss their film, Younger Finland, with former NFFTY Festival Manager & Experimental programmer, Robert Speewack. Younger Finland screened in and won the Audience Award for A Globe Less Traveled at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with the filmmakers: Hannah Rose Snyder: instagram.com/hannahrosesnyder Luke Keibler: instagram.com/elkeibler More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
22:39
June 27, 2019
133: The First Dance
Director Daragh Goan & Writer Ferdia MacAonghusa discuss their film, The First Dance, with former NFFTY Program Coordinator & Programmer, Kevin Conner. The First Dance screened in Art In Motion at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with the film: Film Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thefirstdanceshortfilm More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia  "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
27:17
June 20, 2019
132: The Act Of Separation
Director Caoimhin Gaughan Coffey & Producer Eamon Hughes discuss their film, The Act Of Separation, with former NFFTY Festival Manager & Experimental Programmer, Robert Speewack. The Act Of Separation screened in Art In Motion at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with the filmmakers: Film Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theactofseparation Caoimhin Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cafeboi Eamon Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/eamon_hughes More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia  "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
25:53
June 13, 2019
131: Wild
Director Morgana McKenzie discusses her film, Wild, with former NFFTY Executive Director & Documentary Programmer, Stefanie Malone. Wild screened in and won the Audience Award for Powerful Grit  at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Morgana McKenzie: Website: https://www.morganamckenzie.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/morganamckenzie  More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia  "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
22:32
June 6, 2019
130: Aurora
Director Brian Niles discusses his film, Aurora, with NFFTY programmer and former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack.  Aurora screened in Cinematic Journey at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus.  Keep up with Brian Niles: Website: brianniles.com Instagram: instagram.com/brian_niles  More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
21:47
May 30, 2019
129: Birth Control Your Own Adventure
Director Sindha Agha discusses her film, Birth Control Your Own Adventure, with former NFFTY Festival Manager & Experimental Programmer, Robert Speewack. Birth Control Your Own Adventure screened in Centerpiece and won Best Experimental Film at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Sindha Agha: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sindhas More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia  "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
31:15
May 23, 2019
128: Dinosaurs In The Hood
Directors Long Tran & Nikkia Atkinson discuss their film, Dinosaurs In The Hood, with NFFTY Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Kyle Seago. Dinosaurs In The Hood screened in #UpperLeftUSA at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Long Tran: Website: http://longtranfilm.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kinglongtran Keep up with Nikkia Atkinson: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aikkin More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
21:53
May 16, 2019
127: Wrinkles... And Other Unfortunate Defects
Director Lindsay Sunada discusses her film, Wrinkles... And Other Unfortunate Defects, with former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. Wrinkles... And Other Unfortunate Defects screened in Variety Hour at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Lindsay Sunada: Website: http://lindsaysunada.com/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lindsaysunada More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
21:16
May 9, 2019
126: The Last Seance
Director Laura Kulik discusses her film, The Last Seance, with Managing Director Dan Hudson. The Last Seance screened in and won the Audience Award for Edge Of Your Seat at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Laura Kulik: Website: http://laurakulik.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/la_kulik More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
21:28
May 2, 2019
125: L.A. Liquor
 Director Jensen Vinca discusses his film, L.A. Liquor, with former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. L.A. Liquor screened in American Dreams at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Jensen Vinca: Website: http://jensenvinca.com Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/jensenvinca TDR Media: http://tdrla.com Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jensenvinca More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
22:11
April 25, 2019
124: DV-130
Director Gabriel Gaurano discusses his film, DV-130, with NFFTY Managing Director Dan Hudson. DV-130 screened in A Guide To Growing Up at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Gabriel Gaurano: Vimeo: http://www.vimeo.com/user36342202 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gabe_film More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
25:03
April 18, 2019
123: Ripples
Director Christina Borgs & DP Nathan Reinholds discuss their film, Ripples, with former NFFTY Festival Manager & Programmer, Robert Speewack. Ripples screened in Morning Eclectic at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Christina Borgs: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/chrisborgs Keep up with Nathan Reinholds: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/13_natedawg More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
27:22
April 11, 2019
122: Video Game Vehicle
Director Sam Wickert discusses his 360 film, Video Game Vehicle, with NFFTYX Coordinator Kelly Campelia. Video Game Vehicle was part of the NFFTYX Official Gallery at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Sam Wickert: Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/sokrispymedia So Krispy Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sokrispymedia Sam Wickert Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/samwickert More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
33:45
April 4, 2019
121: How I Got To The Moon By Subway
Director Tyler Rabinowitz discusses his film, How I Got To The Moon By Subway, with NFFTY Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Kyle Seago. How I Got To The Moon By Subway screened in Centerpiece at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Tyler: Vimeo:  https://vimeo.com/tylerrabinowitz Instagram: https://instagram.com/tylerrabinowitzfilms More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
27:08
March 28, 2019
120: Ladies Day
Director Abena Taylor-Smith discusses her film, Ladies Day, with NFFTY programmer and former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. Ladies Day screened in Come As You Are at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus and won the Audience Award. More about Ladies Day: http://www.divamag.co.uk/Diva-Magazine/Screen/Queer-women-in-film-an-open-call-to-write-them-into-existence/ Keep up with Abena Taylor-Smith: Twitter: twitter.com/abenat_s Instagram: instagram.com/abenat_s More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
21:43
March 21, 2019
119: William Tell's Goin' To Hell
Director Bogui Adjorlolo discusses his film, William Tell's Goin' To Hell, with NFFTY Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Kyle Seago. William Tell's Goin' To Hell screened in The Last Laugh at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Bogui Adjorlolo: Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MindControlFilms Vimeo: https://vimeo.com/boguiadjorlolo More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
25:26
March 14, 2019
118: TOO MANY ZOOZ - WARRIORS
Director Jeffrey Prosser & Producer Andrew Schundler discuss their music video, TOO MANY ZOOZ - WARRIORS, with NFFTY programmer and former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. TOO MANY ZOOZ - WARRIORS screened in Musical Masterpiece at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus and won the Audience Award presented by Foreign Family Collective. Keep up with Jeffrey Prosser: Website: jeffpross.com Keep up with Andrew Schundler: Website: maneco.co Vimeo: vimeo.com/manecoagency More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
23:00
March 7, 2019
117: Der Jude
Director Spencer Zimmerman discusses his film, Der Jude, with NFFTY Co-Founder & Artistic Director, Kyle Seago. Der Jude screened in A Globe Less Traveled at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Spencer Zimmerman: Instagram: instagram.com/spencer_zimm Vimeo: vimeo.com/spencerzimmerman More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
24:16
February 28, 2019
116: E T A
Director Talia Shea Levin & Writer Alexis Floyd discuss their film, E T A, with NFFTY Festival Manager, Dan Hudson. E T A screened in & won the Audience Award for Art In Motion at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Talia Shea Levin: Website: taliashealevin.com Instagram: instagram.com/taliashea23 Vimeo: vimeo.com/taliashealevin Keep up with Alexis Floyd: Website: alexisfloyd.com Instagram: instagram.com/alexisgfloyd Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6dNyKVork4jsZ31eqhaO6y More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
21:43
February 21, 2019
115: LULLABY
Director Elias Hinojosa discusses his film, LULLABY, with former NFFTY Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. LULLABY screened in Experimental Visions at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Elias Hinojosa: Instagram: instagram.com/elixhino Vimeo: vimeo.com/eliasahinojosa More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
22:38
February 14, 2019
114: An Open Letter To Mimi Walters
Director Jessica Stossel discuss her film, An Open Letter To Mimi Walters, with NFFTY Festival Manager, Dan Hudson. An Open Letter To Mimi Walters screened in New American Dreams at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus and won the Kathy Reichgerdt Inspiration Award. Keep up with Jessica Stossel: Website: jessicastossel.com Instagram: instagram.com/jessicastossel More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
20:55
February 7, 2019
113: Calamity Falls & Baby I'm Yours
Director Hadley Hillel & Producers Ethan Seneker & Aaron Keteyian discuss their films, Calamity Falls & Baby I'm Yours, with NFFTY programmer and former Program Manager, Todd Kaumans. Calamity Falls screened in Next Level & Baby I'm Yours screened in & won the Audience Award for Throwbacks at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up to date with Hadley Hillel: Website: hadleyhillelfilms.com Email: hadleyhillel@gmail.com More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
22:21
January 31, 2019
112: COME BACK TO ME & FEAR NO EVIL
Director Catherine McCord discusses her films, COME BACK TO ME & FEAR NO EVIL, with NFFTY programmer and former Program Coordinator, Kevin Conner. COME BACK TO ME screened in Friday Night Shorts & FEAR NO EVIL screened in Edge Of Your Seat at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus and Catherine McCord won the Best High School Filmmaker Award presented by Studio School Los Angeles. Keep up with Catherine McCord: Vimeo: vimeo.com/reelbuzzfilms Twitter: twitter.com/reelbuzzfilms More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
25:32
January 24, 2019
111: Stevie's Aliens
Director Austin Harris & Producer Sidney Butler discuss their film, Stevie's Aliens, with NFFTY programmer & former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. Stevie's Aliens screened in Throwbacks & won the Best Cinematography Jury Award at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Austin Harris: Instagram: instagram.com/austinsharris Keep up with Sidney Butler: Instagram: instagram.com/siiidnaaay More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
23:39
January 17, 2019
110: Ambitions
Director Shimon Machida, Producer Stephanie Townsend, & DP Cory Tymoschuk discuss their film, Ambitions, with NFFTY programmer and former Executive Director, Stefanie Malone. Ambitions screened in Friday Night Shorts at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Check out their next project, Dude: Indiegogo: https://igg.me/at/dudefilm Instagram: instagram.com/dude.short.film Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dude.short.film/  More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
25:09
January 10, 2019
109: Alright
Director Giulia Gandini discusses her film, Alright, with NFFTY programmer and former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. Alright screened in Bring The Kids at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Giulia Gandini: Vimeo: vimeo.com/giuliagandini Twitter: twitter.com/giuliagandini Instagram: instagram.com/g_gandini More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
23:40
January 3, 2019
108: On The Backs Of Salmon
Producer Miles Whitworth discusses his documentary, On The Backs Of Salmon, & Ballard High School alumni Casey Chamberlain discusses Ballard's Digital Filmmaking program with NFFTY programmer and former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. On The Backs Of Salmon screened in #UpperLeftUSA screening at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Miles Whitworth: Instagram: instagram.com/whirltwirl Keep up with Casey Chamberlain: Youtube: youtube.com/user/turtlelord73 More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
24:46
December 27, 2018
107: The Decemberists - Severed & The Venus Project - Won't Hurt
Director Morgan Gruer discusses her music videos, The Decemberists - Severed & The Venus Project - Won't Hurt, with NFFTY programmer and former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. Both of Morgan's music videos screened in Musical Masterpiece at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Morgan Gruer: Website: morgangruer.com Vimeo: vimeo.com/morgangruer Instagram: instagram.com/morgangruer More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
23:25
December 20, 2018
106: The Mess He Made
Director Matthew Puccini discusses his film, The Mess He Made, with NFFTY Co-Founder and Interim Managing Director, Kyle Seago. The Mess He Made screened in Centerpiece at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Matthew Puccini: Website: matthewpuccini.com Vimeo: vimeo.com/matthewpuccini Instagram: instagram.com/matthewpuccini More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
25:50
December 13, 2018
105: Esperanza Y Futuro & Xuan
Director Claire Imler discusses her films, Esperanza Y Futuro & Xuan, with NFFTY programmer and former Executive Director, Stefanie Malone. Xuan screened in the A Globe Less Traveled at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Esperanza Y Futuro screened and won the Audience Award for Centerpiece at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Claire Imler: Website: claireimlerfilms.com Instagram: instagram.com/claireimlerfilms More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
23:21
December 6, 2018
104: Fairies! No Mercenaries - Swansong
Director Ben Kadie discusses his music video, Fairies! No Mercenaries - Swansong, with NFFTY programmer and former Program Manager, Todd Kaumans. Fairies! No Mercenaries - Swansong screened in Centerpiece at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Ben Kadie: Website: benkadie.com More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
21:25
November 29, 2018
103: Dragon Inn 3 - Backstabber
Director Josh Pfaff discusses his music video, Dragon Inn 3 - Backstabber, with NFFTY programmer and former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. Dragon Inn 3 - Backstabber screened in Throwbacks at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus and won the Best Music Video Award presented by Foreign Family Collective. Find more info on To Be Me at gofundme.com/to-be-me-the-web-series. Keep up with Josh Pfaff: Instagram: instagram.com/lockeandstache More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
23:18
November 22, 2018
Coming Soon: Save The D8!
Coming soon from Partyfish Media: Save The D8, a brand new realplay roleplaying podcast where YOU get to help write our story! Join us on our Save The D8 adventure, along with Top Card, Oddthrill, Kragl, & Kangore, for weekly adventures featuring YOUR characters, YOUR dungeons, & more! Premiering on November 29th, Save The D8 will be available wherever you get your podcasts with new episodes every Thursday! Send your ideas to Save The D8: Email: savethed8pod@gmail.com FB: facebook.com/savethed8pod Twitter: facebook.com/savethed8pod Insta: instagram.com/savethed8pod
01:59
November 16, 2018
102: Period. End Of Sentence.
Director Rayka Zehtabchi & Executive Producer Helen Yenser discuss their film, Period. End Of Sentence., with NFFTY programmer and former Executive Director, Stefanie Malone. Period. End Of Sentence. screened and won the Audience Award at Opening Night at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Find more info on The Pad Project Website: thepadproject.org Insta: instagram.com/thepadproject More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
23:39
November 15, 2018
101: Every Grain Of Rice
Director Carol Nguyen discusses her film, Every Grain Of Rice, with NFFTY programmer and former Festival Manager, Robert Speewack. Every Grain Of Rice screened in Opening Night at NFFTY 2018 Presented by Oculus. Keep up with Carol Nguyen: Website: carolnguyenfilms.com Instagram: instagram.com/carolnguyen_ More from Partyfish Media: facebook.com/partyfishmedia "NFFTY Podcast Theme" composed by Kurtis Skinner
19:47
November 8, 2018
Coming Soon: The NFFTY Podcast!
Coming soon from Partyfish Media: The NFFTY Podcast, recorded during NFFTY 2018 presented by Oculus, in Seattle, WA. The National Film Festival for Talented Youth is the world’s largest for filmmakers age 24 and younger and is proud to spotlight its 2018 selection of over 250 films by inviting you to a weekly interview diving into an extended look at the filmmakers’ film, their process, and their inspirations - hosted by NFFTY’s programmers and staff. Premiering in November 2018, the NFFTY Podcast presented by Oculus and Partyfish Media will be available wherever you get your podcasts. Stay up to date with NFFTY: Website: NFFTY.org FB: facebook.com/nffty Twitter: facebook.com/nffty Insta: instagram.com/nfftyfilm
01:05
November 1, 2018
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