EP05: Stumped – 48hr Film Entry

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In this episode I talk about our 2015 48-hour furious filmmaking competition entry experience. Our team Once a Tron a Time experienced highs and lows, as told in a mix of in-the-moment recordings and interviews as well as the comments added here in the studio.

It was an epic journey with high drama, that couldn’t have been scripted better.
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EP04: Actor/Producer – Harley Neville

Chris talks to the lead actor Harley-Nevilleof this year’s feature film I Survived a Zombie Holocaust, and producer and partner in Pigville Productions; Harley Neville.

In this episode we look at what it took to create I Survived a Zombie Holocaust. Harley gives us some insight into acting in New Zealand. But I personally was far more interested in the Journey that he and Guy have taken since procuring their first camera at 16 to make movies after school, all the way to releasing their first feature film, with their second feature film currently in post production, and a possible TV series on the cards. Continue reading “EP04: Actor/Producer – Harley Neville”

EP03: Writer & Producer – Scott Granville

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Chris talks to filmmaker Scott Granville of Chasing Time Productions based in Hamilton, New Zealand.

Scott is a credited producer, writer and director in both film and television. In this interview, Chris delves into his journey in writing and producing  movies with his long-time partner in film, Ben Woollen.

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EP02: Producer & Lawyer – Tim Riley

Chris talks to Tim Riley a lawyerTimRiley at Dominion Law in Auckland. Tim is the co-producer of the recently released Feature film Turbo Kid, with Ant Timpson. Tim and Ant also produced ABC’s of Death and Deathgasm together.

In this interview Tim talks about the role of a producer, or rather the many types of producers there are in the process of making and marketing a film. Tim gives us an insight as to the important legal aspects that filmmakers need to Continue reading “EP02: Producer & Lawyer – Tim Riley”

EP01: Director – Julia Reynolds

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Chris interviews Julia Reynolds, a freelance Director and Editor, who is currently in Post Production of her much awaited Feature film Shepherd 2154.Julia Reynolds

Julia shares some gems about what makes a good director. The realities of being both producer and Director on a self-funded feature with several hundred people involved. How she handles actors and casting. And what it means to have family as part of her project.

 About Julia Reynolds
http://vimeo.com/user3275620
https://juliaschitchat.wordpress.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Shepherdfilm
https://www.facebook.com/ZORPmedia

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