Radio Film School

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[FJ31] Love, Loss & Looking Ahead
August 03, 2017

What is it like working with your spouse? Why is it important to create art that is unique to you? What is the future of Radio Film School? Tune in to find out. "If we make what we know to be true for ourselves, that edge gives it an individuality...

[FJ10-REPLAY] What Makes a Good Story?
June 20, 2017

A blast from the past. One of my personal faves. Insightful. Inspiring. Potent. Definitely worth listening to again. And if it's your first time, enjoy. This week on the show we delve into one of the most important topics we’ll discuss all season....

[FJ Replay] A Look Back Celebrating 15 Years of My Video Biz
May 30, 2017

This May marks the 15th anniversary of my video business and this summer marks the 25th anniversary of going to film school. Wow! This past weekend was Memorial Day so I had just enough time to put together a flashback to some past episode segments....

[MAD05] Making a Documentary #5: Giving Credit
May 23, 2017

A popular reward level for crowdfunded films is a credit in the movie. Apparently, this is a bigger deal than I originally thought. Today we find out why. In this episode of our "Making a Documentary" mini-series of Radio Film School, friend of the...

[SE28] MCU v DCEU and Lessons for Creators
May 09, 2017

Today we explore why the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been able to out-pace the DC Extended Universe in box office and critical acclaim, and what lessons we creators can learn from it. Throughout history, there have been some pretty epic rivalries....

[BTG08] Breaking the Glass: The Definitive Solution for Change in the Biz
May 04, 2017

How long will change take? Should we all just settle in and "wait for a new generation"? Rahm Emmanuel, former White House Chief of Staff, Mayor of Chicago and brother of Ari Emmanual of WME was once quoted in the New York Times saying, "We...

[SE27] Pepsi's Challenge: Brand Authenticity & Knowing Your Audience
May 02, 2017

The #1 question I've had about the ridiculous Pepsi ad from a month ago is "How?" How did so many smart people in a room get this so wrong? I think today's episode of Radio Film School has some potential answers. I wanted to talk to some professionals...

[SE26] Technology & Filmmaking: Form Following Function
April 25, 2017

It's NAB this week, and we have a new technology and filmmaking episode you must hear before you spend a dime! Because the nature of this show involves taking bits and pieces of longer episodes, I have a veritable vault full of as yet unmined content...

[MAD Bonus] Kickstarter Video Feedback
April 20, 2017

In this bonus episode of our "Making a Documentary" miniseries, I read feedback on our Kickstarter video from Amina Moreau of the Emmy award-winning studio Stillmotion, as well as from Patrick Moreau of Muse Storytelling. Show regulars JD and Yolanda...

[MAD04] Making a Documentary - Getting Feedback
April 12, 2017

Feedback, in all of its forms, is essential for any artist to grow in his or her craft. This week we have part 4 of our Making a Documentary miniseries, wherein we document the making of my first lo