Indie Film Grit Podcast
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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Indie Filmmaking with Sam Hoggarth - Indie Film Grit EP 033

Indie Filmmaking with Sam Hoggarth - Indie Film Grit EP 033

April 3, 2018

I'm joined by indie filmmaker Sam Hoggarth to talk about his latest short film "Envy". Sam shares stories about the making of the film and what inspired him to tell such a dark tale. "Envy" has won many awards at film festivals including: Best Director, Best Writing, Best Actress, and Best Narrative Short. After it's festival run, "Envy" will be released online October 31st, 2018.

Special Thanks to: Sam Hoggarth: @Sam_D_Hoggarth

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Sam Hoggarth

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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The Never-Ending Story of Tami Stronach - Indie Film Grit EP 032

The Never-Ending Story of Tami Stronach - Indie Film Grit EP 032

March 27, 2018

I have a great conversation with actress Tami Stronach who played the Childlike Empress in The Never-Ending Story. Tami is an actress, dancer, and she produces family entertainment content at The Paper Canoe Company. We talk about her journey and Tami shares some of her experiences making The Never-Ending Story.

Special Thanks to: Tami Stronach: @neverendingtami

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Tami Stronach

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Head of Crowdfunding at Seed & Spark, Gerry Maravilla - Indie Film Grit EP 031

Head of Crowdfunding at Seed & Spark, Gerry Maravilla - Indie Film Grit EP 031

March 20, 2018

I had the chance to talk with Head of Crowdfunding at Seed & Spark, Gerry Maravilla. He shares valuable info about crowdfunding as well as his own filmmaking journey. We talk about his role at Seed & Spark, his short film "Cross", and we even talk about pupusas.

Special Thanks to: Gerry Maravilla: @gerrymaravilla

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Gerry Maravilla

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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FilmHub with Klaus Badelt - Indie Film Grit EP 030

FilmHub with Klaus Badelt - Indie Film Grit EP 030

March 6, 2018

I have an amazing conversation with Klaus Badelt. He is well known in the film industry as a successful musical composer who has created the scores for hollywood films like "Pirates of the Caribbean", "Gladiator", and "The Time Machine." Klaus has also created an exciting new way for filmmakers to distribute their films worlwide with Filmhub. It's easy, it's free, and it's a game changer for indie filmmakers.

Special Thanks to: Klaus Badelt: @filmhubhq

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Klaus Badelt

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Character Driven Filmmaking with David Volino & Victoria Ratermanis - Indie Film Grit EP 029

Character Driven Filmmaking with David Volino & Victoria Ratermanis - Indie Film Grit EP 029

February 13, 2018

I talk with two indie filmmakers from New York, David Joseph Volino & Victoria Ratermanis. We talk about their new short film, "The Rose Garden" which is an engaging character-driven film co-starring David and Victoria. It has proven to be a festival favorite, winning many awards including Best Actress, Best Actor, and the Audience Choice Award.

Special Thanks to: David Joseph Volino: @DavidJVolino 

& Victoria Ratermanis: victoriaratermanis.com

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guests: David Joseph Volino & Victoria Ratermanis

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Making “Shadows In Mind” with Mark Schwab - Indie Film Grit EP 028

Making “Shadows In Mind” with Mark Schwab - Indie Film Grit EP 028

February 6, 2018

I talk with producer/writer/director Mark Schwab. We talk about his new feature film, "Shadows In Mind" which is a captivating LGBT thriller. Mark shares insight into indie filmmaking, what it's like working with a talented cinemotographer, and how his approach to making films evolved over time.

Special Thanks to: Mark Schwab:@DITRFilms

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Mark Schwab

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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Indie Filmmaking with Alexia Anastasio - Indie Film Grit EP 027

Indie Filmmaking with Alexia Anastasio - Indie Film Grit EP 027

January 30, 2018

I talk with producer/director/writer/editor Alexia Anastasio. We talk about her documentary films, including "Adventures in Plymptoons!" and "Beyond The Noise." And we also discuss how Transcendental Meditation can be a powerful tool for the indie filmmaker.

Special Thanks to: Alexia Anastasio:@alexiaanastasio

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Alexia Anastasio

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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What is Crowdsourcing? with Richard “RB” Botto - Indie Film Grit EP 026

What is Crowdsourcing? with Richard “RB” Botto - Indie Film Grit EP 026

January 23, 2018

I have a great conversation with producer/actor/screenwriter Richard "RB" Botto. He is the founder and CEO of Stage 32 and author of "Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers". We talk about the importance of understanding both the business side and the creative side of making films. And RB explains why crowdsourcing is crucial to the success of your film.

Special Thanks to: Richard "RB" Botto: @RBwalksintoabar

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Richard "RB" Botto

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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3D Animation with Roger An - Indie Film Grit EP 025

3D Animation with Roger An - Indie Film Grit EP 025

January 16, 2018

Indie filmmaker and 3D animator Roger An joins us on the podcast. We talk about his new short film, Alpha Fish, which combines live action with 3D animated characters. Alpha Fish's world premiere is January 31, 2018 at the NY Indie Theatre Film Festival. www.alphafish.tv

Special Thanks to Roger An: @RogerAn3D

Hosted by: Timothy Patrick

Guest: Roger An

Theme Music by: Ryan Stuber

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