Indie Film Grit Podcast
The Highwaymen with John Fusco - Indie Film Grit EP 044

The Highwaymen with John Fusco - Indie Film Grit EP 044

March 11, 2019

John Fusco is a well known writer and producer of such films as "Young Guns", "Hidalgo", "Thunderheart" and his Netflix series "Marco Polo." His new film, "The Highwaymen" starring Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson opens in select theaters March 15th and will be released worldwide on Netflix March 29th. The story follows two retired Texas rangers who were hired to hunt down the infamous Bonnie and Clyde.

Special Thanks to: John Fusco @JohnFusco12

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: John Fusco

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Shooting For The Mob with Alex Ferrari - Indie Film Grit EP 043

Shooting For The Mob with Alex Ferrari - Indie Film Grit EP 043

January 23, 2019

Alex Ferrari is a writer, producer and director of films such as "This Is Meg" and "On the Corner of Ego and Desire." He is also the creator and host of the Indie Film Hustle podcast and the Bulletproof Screenplay podcast. Alex's mission is to share valuable information with indie filmmakers, drawing from his 25 years of experience in the industry. Recently he launched Indie Film Hustle TV, the Netflix for filmmakers. On top of that he wrote a book "Shooting For The Mob" based on true events in his early filmmaking career.

Special Thanks to: Alex Ferrari @IndieFilmHustle

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Alex Ferrari

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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For Your Consideration with Patrick Green - Indie Film Grit EP 042

For Your Consideration with Patrick Green - Indie Film Grit EP 042

December 11, 2018

Patrick Green is a talented indie filmmaker whose new documentary, "For Your Consideration" is now screening at various film festivals. We discuss many aspects of documentary filmmaking such as story structure, animation, and fair use. Patrick is our first returning guest on the Indie Film Grit podcast and it's great to have him back to talk about his work.

Special Thanks to: Patrick Green @ByPatrickGreen

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Patrick Green

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Driver X with Mark Stolaroff - Indie Film Grit EP 041

Driver X with Mark Stolaroff - Indie Film Grit EP 041

November 13, 2018

Mark Stolaroff is an award winning producer who's been making indie films for many years and he is also the founder of No Budget Film School. His new feature film, Driver X, stars Patrick Fabian (Better Call Saul) and will be available in theaters and on demand November 30th. We talk about his approach to making indie films, crowdfunding, casting actors, and how to make the most of a film budget.

Special Thanks to: Mark Stolaroff @stolaroff

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Mark Stolaroff

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Rebel without a Crew with Alejandro Montoya Marin - Indie Film Grit EP 040

Rebel without a Crew with Alejandro Montoya Marin - Indie Film Grit EP 040

October 16, 2018

Alejandro Montoya Marin is a writer/director/producer who can be seen making his first feature film "Monday" on the El Rey Network's original series "Rebel Without A Crew." Along with four other indie filmmakers, he was selected by Robert Rodriguez to make a feature film in 14 days with only $7000 and no crew. We talk about his film, his experience on the show, and what it's like to make a film with such extreme limitations. The series premiere of "Rebel without a Crew" is Sunday November 18th on the El Rey Network.

Special Thanks to: Alejandro Montoya Marin @fourpoint5films

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Alejandro Montoya Marin

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Shoot from the Heart with Diane Bell - Indie Film Grit EP 039

Shoot from the Heart with Diane Bell - Indie Film Grit EP 039

September 25, 2018

Diane Bell is an award-winning director and screenwriter who's first feature film "Obsoledia" premiered and won at The Sundance Film Festival. Her second film "The Bleeding Heart" starring Jessica Biel, debuted at The Tribecca Film Festival. We talk about how she got her start as a screenwriter working for the director of Die Hard, and why it is so important to "Shoot from the Heart" which is the title of her live workshop and her book for indie filmmakers.

Special Thanks to: Diane Bell @dianebell1

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Diane Bell

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Feature Filmmaking with Matt Cruse - Indie Film Grit EP 038

Feature Filmmaking with Matt Cruse - Indie Film Grit EP 038

September 11, 2018

Matt Cruse is an indie filmmaker who recently wrote, produced and directed his first feature film "The Watcher Self", available now on Amazon. We talk about many aspects of filmmaking including scriptwriting, sound design, and how to use dialogue effectively. Matt shares his experiences working in television at the BBC and gives useful advice and insights for fellow indie filmmakers.

Special Thanks to: Matt Cruse @mattcruse @thewatcherself

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Matt Cruse

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Scriptation with Steve Vitolo - Indie Film Grit EP 037

Scriptation with Steve Vitolo - Indie Film Grit EP 037

August 21, 2018

Steve Vitolo is the CEO and founder of Scriptation, a script annotation app designed specifically for film and TV production. We talk about how he made his way through the industry as a writer's assistant, script coodinator, and TV writer on such shows as Black-ish, Crowded, and Hot in Cleveland. Steve shares his experience with the writers' room, working in TV, and how he came up with the idea for his game-changing app, Scriptation.

Special Thanks to: Steve Vitolo @scriptationapp 

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Steve Vitolo

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Writer, Director & Stuntwoman: Killarney Traynor - Indie Film Grit EP 036

Writer, Director & Stuntwoman: Killarney Traynor - Indie Film Grit EP 036

June 26, 2018

Joining me today is Killarney Traynor, an indie filmmaker from New Hampshire. She is an experienced actor, writer, director, and stuntwoman. Her new feature film "Michael Lawrence" is a detective mystery that will soon be available on Amazon Prime. We talk about her experiences acting, writing screenplays, directing films and what it's like to perform stunts on camera. And we also talk about how old westerns influenced her as a filmmaker.

Special Thanks to: Killarney Traynor @KillarneyTray

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Killarney Traynor

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Hitchcock and the Art of Suspense with Jeffrey Michael Bays - Indie Film Grit EP 034

Hitchcock and the Art of Suspense with Jeffrey Michael Bays - Indie Film Grit EP 034

April 17, 2018

Jeffrey Michael Bays, also known as "The Hitchcock Whisperer", joins us for an interesting conversation about Alfred Hitchcock and indie filmmaking. Jeffrey is an indie filmmaker and also the author of such books as "Between The Scenes", "How To Turn Your Boring Movie Into a Hitchcock Thriller", and his latest "Suspense with a Camera". We talk about his filmmaking journey, his web series "Hitch20", his feature film "Offing David", and all things related to Hitchcock.

Special Thanks to: Jeffrey Michael Bays: @BorgusFilm

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Jeffrey Michael Bays

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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