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Behind The Lens

328 episodes - English - Latest episode: 17 days ago - ★★★★★ - 6 ratings

Join noted film critic debbie lynn elias and a line-up of talented co-hosts and informed guests each week as she goes BEHIND THE LENS and below the line with in-depth looks at films and filmmaking with the movers and shakers and up and comers of the industry, along with movie reviews, interviews, box office round-ups, awards, festival coverage, specialty segments like Tech Talk, Legalese and Classic Corner, and more every Monday at 11am PT/2pm ET - only on Adrenaline Radio!

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BEHIND THE LENS #329: Featuring Miles Doleac

October 11, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 51.2 MB

On this week's episode of BEHIND THE LENS we take a look at two films – one steeped in the past and the other, set in present-day but affected by a past centuries old. Take a listen as POTSY PONCIROLI talks OLD HENRY and MILES DOLEAC talks DEMIGOD. First up, my prerecorded exclusive interview with writer/director POTSY PONCIROLI talking about his new film, OLD HENRY. Set in 1906, this is the story of an old farmer who has seen better days, days long buried. But what happens when Henry gives ...

BEHIND THE LENS #328: Featuring Lauren Fash and Fabien Dufils

October 04, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 47.2 MB

We're digging into the darkness with this episode of #BTLRadioShow as we take a look at two riveting thrillers - THROUGH THE GLASS DARKLY and IMPLANTED - thanks to our two live guests, LAUREN FASH and FABIEN DUFILS. First up we welcome LAUREN FASH, who makes her feature directorial debut with THROUGH THE GLASS DARKLY, a pot-boiling thriller that delves into the darkness of the mind and the heart with the drama, prejudice, and corruption within a small Georgia town when two young girls go mi...

BEHIND THE LENS #327: Featuring Simon Phillips and Ryan Lacen

September 27, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 45.3 MB

We've got some drama, some action, and some laughs for you in this episode of BEHIND THE LENS thanks to our special guests SIMON PHILLIPS talking SURVIVE THE GAME (and more!) and first-time feature director RYAN LACEN talking ALL THE WORLD IS SLEEPING. Kicking off the show is none other than SIMON PHILLIPS! Regular listeners already heard me rave about Simon earlier this year when director Paul Tanter was on the show and we dove into their dark comedy STEALING CHAPLIN. Well, now we've got S...

BEHIND THE LENS #326: Featuring Alex M. Azmi and Gabi Sollar

September 20, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 52.8 MB

This episode of #BTLRadioShow goes "ape" with musicals, mayhem, and monkeyshines as we talk about EVERYBODY'S TALKING ABOUT JAMIE in our exclusive interview with MAX HARWOOD and LAUREN PATEL, along with welcoming acclaimed documentarian ALEX M. AZMI and GABI SKOLLAR, Director of The Gibbon Center, to talk about their film THE CENTER: GIBBONS AND GUARDIANS. First up you'll hear our exclusive interview with two of the brightest new stars on the horizon, MAX HARWOOD and LAUREN PATEL, as they t...

BEHIND THE LENS #325: Featuring Jon Sherman

September 13, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 48.6 MB

This week on BEHIND THE LENS, a reflection on 9/11 and the Victim's Compensation Fund and Special Master Ken Feinberg with our prerecorded exclusive interview with director SARA COLANGELO talking about WORTH, and then a shift to something lighter as writer/director JON SHERMAN is live talking about his new film THEY/THEM/US. First up this week is a surprise non-scheduled prerecorded exclusive interview with director SARA COLANGELO talking in-depth about one of the complex issues surrounding ...

BEHIND THE LENS #324: Featuring Nick Fituri

September 08, 2021 11:00 - 55 minutes - 87 MB

This is a very special edition of BEHIND THE LENS as we not only welcome back director/editor NICK FITURI SCOWN to the show, but we reflect on the 20th anniversary of 9/11 as seen through the eyes of comedy and laughter with TOO SOON: COMEDY AFTER 9/11, Nick's debut documentary feature which he co-directed with comedy journalist Julie Seabaugh. Nick also served as the film's editor. An in-depth interesting conversation. For those of us alive in September 2001, we remember the event and the ...

BEHIND THE LENS #323: Featuring Jay Silverman

August 30, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 53.4 MB

This week on BEHIND THE LENS we take a look at two films, both of which speak to the heart of Americana and humanity – THE COLONY and SAVING PARADISE thanks to SEBASTIAN ROCHE and JAY SILVERMAN, respectively. Kicking off this episode is our prerecorded exclusive interview with SEBASTIAN ROCHE talking about his new film, THE COLONY. Probably best known for his role as the villainous Jerry Jacks on "General Hospital" or his decades of recurring characters on the big and small screens, includi...

BEHIND THE LENS #322: Featuring Oliver Thompson

August 23, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 51.7 MB

Happiness, joy, and a bit of whimsy take over BEHIND THE LENS today as we look at two very special films with some very special filmmakers – CRYPTOZOO and our exclusive interview with DASH SHAW and JANE SAMBORSKI, and WELCOME TO HAPPINESS with writer/director/composer OLIVER THOMPSON. First up, is my exclusive interview with writer/director DASH SHAW and animation director JANE SAMBORSKI, the incredible team behind the breathtaking, allegorical, kaleidoscopic, psychedelic, animated delight –...

BEHIND THE LENS #321: Featuring Josh Tessier

August 16, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 60.6 MB

It's an action-packed show this week as we go from the adventure and action of cruising the Amazon and our chat with JUNGLE CRUISE VFX Supervisor LUKE MILLAR, to fun-filled conversation with stuntman-turned-director JOSH TESSIER talking hard-core mafioso battles with Russians, Italians, good cops, bad cops, and an informant caught in the middle and bringing it all to life with his feature directorial debut OVERRUN. First up, take a listen to our prerecorded exclusive interview with LUKE MIL...

BEHIND THE LENS #320: Featuring Jessica Devaney

August 09, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 49.9 MB

It's an interesting mix of films we're talking about on this episode of BTL Radio Show thanks to our special guest producer JESSICA DEVANEY who is back with us to talk about her latest film, the Netflix documentary PRAY AWAY. And we've got our exclusive interview with stuntman/stunt coordinator turned director PETER "DRAGO" TIEMANN talking about his feature directorial debut THE STAIRS! Kicking off today's show is our exclusive interview with PETER "DRAGO" TIEMANN. Stuntman/Stunt Coordinator...

BEHIND THE LENS #319: Featuring Kathryn O'Sullivan and Paul Awad

August 02, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 50 MB

It's a wild episode of BEHIND THE LENS thanks to our special guests KATHRYN O'SULLIVAN and PAUL AWAD as we talk about their new film A SAVAGE NATURE, plus our exclusive interview with writer/director NICK BARTON talking about the legendary Dalton Gang with his film DEATH ALLEY! First up is our exclusive interview with writer/director NICK BARTON as we talk about his latest film – DEATH ALLEY! You've heard of Jesse James, Belle Starr, the James-Younger gang? But what about the Dalton Gang? W...

BEHIND THE LENS #318: Featuring Harry Greenberger

July 26, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 63.2 MB

Miss this episode of BEHIND THE LENS live? Time to catch up with all of this week's fun thanks to writer/director HARRY GREENBERGER talking HERE AFTER, plus our exclusive interview with CHRISTOPHER SHOWERMAN talking about his new thriller, DOUBLE BLIND! First up, take a listen to our exclusive interview with the wonderful Christopher Showerman talking about his new film, DOUBLE BLIND. A noirish thriller written and directed by Thomas D. Moser, DOUBLE BLIND stars Chris along with Jennifer Ja...

BEHIND THE LENS #317: Featuring Corey Moss

July 19, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 56.7 MB

This week on BEHIND THE LENS it's a blend of crime and Christmas as we take a look at DOWNEAST with our exclusive interview with GREG FINLEY and JOE RAFFA, and then we put on some ho-ho-ho holiday cheer with COREY MOSS and WHITE ELEPHANT. First up, you'll hear our exclusive interview with actor/producer GREG FINLEY and writer/director JOE RAFFA talking about DOWNEAST. A character-driven crime thriller set and shot in Maine, DOWNEAST is a real potboiler that while immersing us in the seacoas...

BEHIND THE LENS #316: Featuring Sasha Collington

July 12, 2021 11:00 - 56 minutes - 48.8 MB

It's my favorite week of the year, folks! SHARK WEEK! And "moviesharkd" is kicking off the week with all kinds of sharks starting with MARTIN WILSON talking GREAT WHITE. Then SASHA COLLINGTON joins us live talking her new film LOVE TYPE D and all those sharks swimming around the dating pool! Opening this Friday in limited release theatres across the US, plus available On Demand and Digital, is GREAT WHITE. Can't kick off Shark Week without a new shark movie and GREAT WHITE is one helluva sha...

BEHIND THE LENS #315: Featuring Chris Johnson

June 28, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 61.1 MB

This week on #BTLRadioShow we're going from the Great Depression with 12 MIGHTY ORPHANS and writer/director TY ROBERTS to Chinatown in Los Angeles with screenwriter CHRIS JOHNSON and BAD DETECTIVES. Joining us live this week at the midpoint of the show is executive producer and screenwriter CHRIS JOHNSON talking about his new film – and first feature – BAD DETECTIVES, a thriller mystery about two former friends who inherit their grandfathers' detective agency in the Chinatown area of Los Ang...

BEHIND THE LENS #314: Featuring Jessica Devaney and D.W. Thomas

June 21, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 46.1 MB

A female-centric fun BEHIND THE LENS with this episode thanks to producer JESSICA DEVANEY and director D.W. THOMAS. First up, we're welcoming JESSICA DEVANEY, producer and founder/president of Multitude Films who joins us live off fresh off the world premiere at Tribeca of her latest film, PRAY AWAY. Just in time for Pride Month, Jessica talks about the genesis of Multitude Films and its mission. An LGBTQ-led independent production company, Multitude is dedicated to telling non-fiction stori...

BEHIND THE LENS #313: Featuring Anna Elizabeth James

June 14, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 52.6 MB

We're taking a look at life, love, and death in this week's BEHIND THE LENS with special guest writer/director ANNA ELIZABETH JAMES talking about her new film, DEADLY ILLUSIONS. Plus, hear our exclusive interview with writer/director SEBASTIAN SIEGEL talking about the emotionally powerful GRACE AND GRIT. Joining us live is writer/director ANNA ELIZABETH JAMES talking about her delicious new film, DEADLY ILLUSIONS. Starring Kristin Davis as a bestselling female novelist suffering from writer'...

BEHIND THE LENS #312: Featuring Harry Mavromichalis

June 07, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 60.5 MB

A "wordly" episode of BEHIND THE LENS thanks to our special guest HARRY MAVROMICHALIS who is on hand talking about his documentary OLYMPIA, plus our exclusive interview with MICHAEL HAUSSMAN talking EDGE OF THE WORLD. Writer/director/editor HARRY MAVROMICHALIS is with us live talking about his debut documentary feature, OLYMPIA. A cinema verite styled look at the legendary Olympia Dukakis, the film is a multi-year project that melds interviews from family and colleagues, archival footage, a...

BEHIND THE LENS #311: Featuring Mindy Bledsoe

May 24, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 61.3 MB

Jam-packed, fun-filled, and interesting episode of BEHIND THE LENS thanks to our special guest, the multi-talented MINDY BLEDSOE talking her new film, THE IN-BETWEEN, plus our pre-recorded exclusive interview with DAVID CHARBONIER and JUSTIN POWELL talking their latest film, THE DJINN. Remember that old adage, "Be careful what you wish for"? We're about to find out why that is thanks to filmmakers DAVID CHARBONIER and JUSTIN POWELL and their latest film, THE DJINN, the tale of a mute boy al...

BEHIND THE LENS #310: Featuring Paul Tanter

May 17, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 44.3 MB

Things get a little wild and wacky on this episode of BEHIND THE LENS thanks to some comedic hijinks with director PAUL TANTER talking STEALING CHAPLIN, while screenwriter EMMA NEEDELL talks about creating THE WATER MAN. First up, take a listen to our prerecorded exclusive interview with screenwriter EMMA NEEDELL talking about THE WATER MAN, David Oyelowo's beautiful directorial debut. An interesting discussion on Emma's writing process, developing this story, finding tone and translating t...

BEHIND THE LENS #309: Featuring Eric Silvera and Sean Kenealy

May 10, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 53.2 MB

We've got plenty of laughs on this episode of BEHIND THE LENS thanks to special guests ERIC SILVERA & SEAN KENEALY, but we've also got a fascinating exclusive interview that takes us into the history and heart of Australia with STEPHEN MAXWELL JOHNSON. HIGH GROUND is already one of my "Must See Films" of the year, and talking in-depth about the film, the history behind it, and the cultural history of the Aboriginal people and its importance in the world, is director STEPHEN MAXWELL JOHNSON ...

BEHIND THE LENS #308: Featuring Ivo Razo and Brian Morrison

May 03, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 45.5 MB

HERE WE GO! It's time for some laughter, some tears, and even a bit of head-scratching with this episode of BEHIND THE LENS with our special guests, filmmakers IVO RAZO and BRIAN MORRISON! Take a listen as writer/director IVO RAZO talks about his film, the mockumentary/satire/parody, REBOOT CAMP. (Heads up folks, Chaz Bono is in the film and he is really one of the reasons to watch!) The story of two brothers who create the fake self-help group, REBOOT CAMP, led by the fictional "Gordon St....

BEHIND THE LENS #307: Featuring TJ Marine and Tracy Lucca

April 26, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 49.2 MB

Delving into some darkness on this episode of #BTLRadioShow we take a look at the 93rd Academy Awards show with the good, the bad, and the ugly (Swarovski tv spots were the big winners of the night while NO ZOOM was a godsend), and then welcome writer/director TJ MARINE talking about his new film, AT NIGHT COMES WOLVES, followed by writer/director TRACY LUCCA talking DARK STATE. A determined filmmaker, take a listen as TJ MARINE talks about crafting the thriller AT NIGHT COMES WOLVES by taki...

BEHIND THE LENS #306: Featuring Travis Stevens, Larry Fessenden and Barbara Crampton

April 19, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 62.6 MB

The joys of live broadcasting are on full display this week with #BTLRadioShow as we shifted gears on the fly when our live guest failed to call in. But that is all to the benefit of JAKOB'S WIFE as instead of only 20 minutes or so with one exclusive interview, the entire show became all about JAKOB'S WIFE!! One of my "Must See" films of 2021, JAKOB'S WIFE is beyond delicious. Quite a tasty treat, if you ask me. The story of Anne and her husband Pastor Jakob, Anne has kind of faded into the...

BEHIND THE LENS #305: Featuring Tenney Fairchild

April 12, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 63.7 MB

Fun and sci-fi fantasy come together in this expanded episode of #BTLRadioShow as we take a look at VIKES with writer/director TENNEY FAIRCHILD, and VOYAGERS with writer/director NEIL BURGER. Joining us live is writer/director TENNEY FAIRCHILD talking about his coming of age romp, VIKES. And while VIKES may have some sweet charm to it, the film also deals with some timely and topical issues and themes which are even more important today than in 2016-17 when the film was shot. Listen as Tenne...

BEHIND THE LENS #304: Featuring Steven Allerick and Jesse Noah Klein

April 05, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 45.7 MB

Focusing more on the reality of life and the world today with this episode of #BTLRadioShow, our special guests, STEVEN ALLERICK and JESSE NOAH KLEIN, each has a powerful story to tell through film. First up, and let just say, "He’s baaaaaack!", actor/writer/director/producer STEVEN ALLERICK returns talking about his latest project – VARIANT – and the IndieGoGo finance campaign for film funding. Listen as Steve talks about the impetus for the project and why this is such a personal film, plu...

BEHIND THE LENS #303: Featuring Aoife Crehan

March 29, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 53.1 MB

This week on #BTLRadioShow we go from Philly to the UK with w/d AOIFE CREHAN talking THE LAST RIGHT, plus take a listen to our exclusive interview with w/d RICKY STAUB talking CONCRETE COWBOY! And we also chat about NY Times bestselling author Lisa Scottoline and her new historical novel (already a bestseller), ETERNAL! http://eliasentertainmentnetwork.com

BEHIND THE LENS #302: Featuring Alex Noyer, Jasmin Savoy Brown and Paolo Pilladi

March 22, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 67.5 MB

It's another jam-packed episode of #BTLRadioShow as we go from the Atlantic to the Pacific thanks to our special guests, ALEX NOYER and actor JASMIN SAVOY BROWN, fresh off their world premiere at SXSW talking about their frightening and intriguing new film SOUND OF VIOLENCE, and director/co-writer PAOLO PILLADI who makes his narrative feature directorial debut with the delightfully engaging and fun LAST CALL. First up we head to Philly with PAOLO PILLADI and LAST CALL, a fun film that focus...

BEHIND THE LENS #301: Featuring Alexandra Loreth, Kevin Pontuti and Ryan Barton-Grimley

March 15, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 48.7 MB

It's a busy episode of #BTLRadioShow as we're talking Oscar nominations, plus. . . ALEXANDRA LORETH and KEVIN PONTUTI are live talking about their new film making its world premiere at the virtual Cinequest Film Festival, THE YELLOW WALLPAPER. Mesmerizing and hypnotic, the film dazzles with its meticulous and methodical sound design and rich cinematography. Take a listen as we dive into not only the excitement and anticipation of a world premiere but "the making of" THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, sta...

BEHIND THE LENS #300: Featuring Leslie Thomas

March 08, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 49.8 MB

It's a fun episode of #BTLRadioShow this week thanks to director CRAIG BREWER and writer/director LESLIE THOMAS. First up we're taking a little trip back to Zamunda with director CRAIG BREWER as we go in-depth talking about the hilarious COMING 2 AMERICA in this prerecorded exclusive interview. Hear my review of the film and listen as Craig talks about casting, incorporating touchstones to the original film, finding the heart of the film, the comedy beats, cinematography and working with cin...

BEHIND THE LENS #299: Featuring Andre Phillips and Charles Vuolo

March 01, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 71.7 MB

It's a jam-packed extended show this week thanks to our special guests, filmmakers and co-directors ANDRE PHILLIPS and CHARLES VUOLO, plus some very enlightening and fun prerecorded exclusive interviews with writer/director NICHOLAS JARECKI and writer/director LOUISE LINTON. First, take a listen to our exclusive conversation with writer/director NICHOLAS JARECKI talking about his latest film, CRISIS. Much like his first film, "Arbitrage", Nicholas delivers a hard-hitting and riveting film, t...

BEHIND THE LENS #298: Featuring Jason Polevoi

February 22, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 52.9 MB

This episode of #BTLRadioShow takes us from the social consciousness of A TINY RIPPLE OF HOPE in Chicago to the wild and wacky world of WILLY'S WONDERLAND. First up is our exclusive conversation with director KEVIN LEWIS going in-depth on the wild and wonderful world of WILLY'S WONDERLAND starring Nic Cage! Who doesn't love a Nic Cage film – especially when he's being Nic Cage at the top of his game. And that's exactly what we get from him in WILLY'S WONDERLAND. Listen as Kevin talks about h...

BEHIND THE LENS #297: Featuring Stephen Janis, Deanne Foley and Latonia Hartery

February 15, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 50.7 MB

It's a full house this week on #BTLRadioShow thanks to our special guests, filmmakers STEPHEN JANIS, DEANNE FOLEY, and LATONIA HARTERY. Plus, some quick review bytes on two new films streaming everywhere right now – ME YOU MADNESS and PARADISE COVE. One of my fave films of the year already is ME YOU MADNESS, written and directed by LOUISE LINTON and starring Linton and Ed Westwick. Irreverant, politically incorrect, high octane, glamorous, breaking the fourth, rapier wit-filled darkly comedi...

BEHIND THE LENS #296: Featuring Ravin Gandhi, Nikiea Redmond and Kirsten D'Andrea Hollander

February 08, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 49.8 MB

Take a listen to this episode of #BTLRadioShow as we welcome writer/director RAVIN GANDHI talking about the psychological thriller 100 DAYS TO LIVE and co-directors NIKIEA REDMOND & KIRSTEN D'ANDREA HOLLANDER talking their documentary ANATOMY OF WINGS. Joining us live at the top of the show is writer/director RAVIN GANDHI talking about the making of 100 DAYS TO LIVE, a chilling psychological thriller with twists and turns that will have your jaw dropping as we follow the story of a woman gra...

BEHIND THE LENS #295: Featuring Yibing Jiang and Jason Keane

February 01, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 46.4 MB

It's all about the heartfelt enchantment of animation, music, and the love of a father-daughter, plus the power of redemption and family on this week's #BTLRadioShow thanks to special guests YIBING JIANG & JASON KEANE, plus our exclusive interview with director FISHER STEVENS! Joining us live today to talk about the very special animated short film (award-worthy Oscar consideration, folks!!), WINDUP, are writer/director YIBING JIANG and animation director JASON KEANE. Emotionally exquisite...

BEHIND THE LENS #294: Featuring Tyler Wayne

January 25, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 46.8 MB

Another big episode of #BTLRadioShow thanks to filmmakers SEAN PATRICK FLANERY and TYLER WAYNE! First up, take a listen to our prerecorded exclusive interview with SEAN PATRICK FLANERY talking about his new film BORN A CHAMPION. While you may know Sean best for all of his work in front of the camera, with BORN A CHAMPION, together with co-writer and director Alex Ranarivelo, Sean does double duty as screenwriter and actor. A passion project that took years to bring to fruition, Sean talks c...

BEHIND THE LENS #293: Featuring Renji Philip

January 18, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 55.5 MB

It's another big week on BEHIND THE LENS as we welcome writer/director/producer RENJI PHILIP live to the show talking about his new film, THE WAKE OF LIGHT, plus our prerecorded exclusive interview with none other than musician/actor/songwriter and all-around good guy FRANK STALLONE talking about the new documentary about him, STALLONE: FRANK, THAT IS. Joining us live at the midpoint of the show is RENJI PHILIP talking about his new feature film THE WAKE OF LIGHT. Visually and emotionally e...

BEHIND THE LENS #292: Featuring Blayne Weaver

January 11, 2021 11:00 - 1 hour - 60.4 MB

BEHIND THE LENS is back for its SEVENTH YEAR and what a show we've got for you to start the New Year and Year Seven! First up, is our exclusive interview with the incomparable JASON ISAACS talking about his explosive new film, SKYFIRE, an action-disaster film which finds Isaacs playing an entrepreneur named Jack Harris who has built a luxury resort on a volcano located in the "Ring of Fire", aimed at delivering the ultimate up close and personal travel experience. Adding to the mix is a you...

BEHIND THE LENS #291: Featuring Michael Stasko

December 21, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 51.9 MB

It's the final #BTLRadioShow of 2020 and we are ending the year with fun! First up, we've got two fantastic prerecorded exclusive interviews for you – writer/director/cinematographer/editor ROBERT RODRIGUEZ and YA YA GOSSELIN & VIVIEN LYRA BLAIR – talking about their new film WE CAN BE HEROES! This is THE family film of the year! And I can think of no better Christmas present from Netflix than premiering this on Christmas Day. Take a listen as ROBERT RODRIGUEZ talks about the genesis of WE ...

BEHIND THE LENS #290: Featuring Brian Cavallaro

December 14, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 53.6 MB

It's all about the women on film this week on #BTLRadioShow thanks to writer/director BRIAN CAVALLARO and his latest film 32 WEEKS, and our prerecorded exclusive interview with writer/director JULIA HART talking I'M YOUR WOMAN. We open the show with our prerecorded exclusive interview with writer/director JULIA HART talking about her latest film, I'M YOUR WOMAN. (Hart is also the force behind Disney's Stargirl which you can watch on Disney+.) We've all seen mafia crime thrillers before and w...

BEHIND THE LENS #289: Featuring Gene Pope and Roxi Pope

December 07, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 56.5 MB

It's all about family, friendship, and forgiveness on this episode of #BTLRadioShow thanks to our very special guests GENE POPE and ROXI POPE, and our prerecorded exclusive interview with RANDALL BATINKOFF. First up, it's all about THE LAST CHAMPION thanks to RANDALL BATINKOFF who goes in-depth about the film, his character "Bobby Baker", and how his real-life 30+ year friendship with Cole Hauser impacted this role and his performance. Directed by Glenn Withrow and written by Glenn, wife Hal...

BEHIND THE LENS #288: Featuring Tyler Q. Rosen and Joan Carr-Wiggin

November 30, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 46.7 MB

This week we welcome old friends and new with our special guests TYLER Q. ROSEN and JOAN CARR-WIGGIN as they talk about their latest films, DOIN' MY DRUGS and GETTING TO KNOW YOU, respectively. First up, writer/director/cinematographer/editor/producer TYLER Q. ROSEN joins us live to talk about his feature documentary directorial debut – DOIN' MY DRUGS. Now, I bet you're thinking this documentary has something to do with drug abuse. If you are, then you'd be wrong. DOIN' MY DRUGS is an inspi...

BEHIND THE LENS #287: Featuring Elaine Ballace

November 23, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 54.7 MB

It's an eclectic week showcasing diverse talents on this episode of #BTLRadioShow thanks to our special guest actor/comedienne/author ELAINE BALLACE who joins us live, plus our prerecorded exclusive interview with composer BRIAN TYLER talking about the scoring of CLOUDS. First up, take a listen to our exclusive interview with composer BRIAN TYLER talking about CLOUDS. A definite FYC frontrunner this awards season for this exquisite score, Brian goes in-depth as we talk about musical motifs, ...

BEHIND THE LENS #286: Featuring Lenny Britton and Sam Brittan

November 16, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 50.9 MB

Comedy is king on this week's episode of BEHIND THE LENS as we take a look at two very different types of comedy through the lenses of their creators. FREE LUNCH EXPRESS is a balls-to-the wall political satiric farce from LENNY BRITTON and SAM BRITTAN about Bernie Sanders while brothers and co-writers/directors IAN and ESHOM NELMS deliver a deliciously dark comedic look at Santa Claus with FATMAN. First up, take a listen to our prerecorded exclusive interview with IAN and ESHOM NELMS as we u...

BEHIND THE LENS #285: Featuring Andre Welsh

November 09, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 46.6 MB

This week's BEHIND THE LENS has a focus on cinematic drama and tension thanks to our special guest ANDRE WELSH talking about his new film DISRUPTED, plus our prerecorded exclusive interview with Academy Award winner ROBERT PORT and acclaimed author RICHARD BAUSCH who talk about their very special film, RECON, timed for release on Veteran's Day on November 11th. First up, take a listen as Academy Award winning writer/director ROBERT PORT and acclaimed author and Air Force veteran RICHARD BAUS...

BEHIND THE LENS #284: Featuring Jeff Kerr and Ray Spivey

November 02, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 49.1 MB

It's a fun-filled episode of #BTLRadioShow this week thanks to our special guests, co-writers/directors JEFF KERR and RAY SPIVEY talking their debut narrative feature WRITER'S BLOCK, plus our prerecorded exclusive interview with cinematographer turned director SHANNON KOHLI talking about her feature film directorial debut, ALL JOKING ASIDE! We kick off this episode listening to director SHANNON KOHLI talk about her feature film directorial debut with ALL JOKING ASIDE. An acclaimed cinematogr...

BEHIND THE LENS #283: Featuring Charley Parlpanides, Vlas Parlpanides

October 26, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 84.4 MB

A show so chock full of fun thanks to our special guests that we expanded this week's episode of #BTLRadioShow to 90 minutes!! Filmmakers and brothers, CHARLEY and VLAS PARLAPANIDES, who join us talking about their new anime series on Netflix, BLOOD OF ZEUS. But in addition to Charley and Vlas, we've also got our pre-recorded exclusive interview with director LYDIA DEAN PILCHER and co-director/writer GINNY MOHLER talking about their new film, RADIUM GIRLS. I first met Charley and Vlas nine ...

BEHIND THE LENS #282: Featuring Cory Wexler Grant

October 19, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 47.9 MB

Some sticky gooey fun (turpentine not included) for you on this episode of #BTLRadioShow thanks to writer/director CORY WEXLER GRANT talking PAINTER, while TAR is the watchword of the day for writer/director AARON WOLF. Take a listen to writer/director CORY WEXLER GRANT who joins us live talking about his debut feature directorial, the exquisitely haunting (and twisted) PAINTER. A portrait of obsession and jealousy, every frame, every word, every look, every movement, is painted with cinema...

BEHIND THE LENS #281: Featuring Sarah Colt

October 12, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 48.2 MB

It's another diverse and interesting #BTLRadioShow this week as we take chat live with director and documentarian SARAH COLT about her independent feature directorial debut with THE DISRUPTED. Plus, hear what writer/director MARK WILLIAMS has to say in our exclusive interview about his latest film, HONEST THIEF. First up, take a listen to writer/director MARK WILLIAMS as he talks about his latest film HONEST THIEF starring Liam Neeson and Kate Walsh, along with Robert Patrick, Jeffrey Dono...

BEHIND THE LENS #280: Featuring Peter Joseph

October 05, 2020 11:00 - 1 hour - 55 MB

A jam-packed #BTLRadioShow that kicks off with comedy as we take a listen to our exclusive interviews co-writers/co-directors ALEX HUSTON FISCHER and ELEANOR WILSON, and writer/director BREA GRANT. Then we move into a more serious tone as writer/director/editor PETER JOSEPH joins us live. First up is our exclusive interview with ALEX HUSTON FISCHER and ELEANOR WILSON talking about their debut feature film, SAVE YOURSELVES! Just what would you do and how would you react if you unplugged for ...

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