The Film Riot Podcast

By Ryan Connolly

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The Film Riot Podcast is a conversation with talented and innovative filmmakers. From directors, editors, stunt coordinators, DPs, Actors, VFX artists, and so on... We will be diving into the process, art, and lifestyle of filmmaking from every aspect.

Episode Date
Directing and Pitching with Dan Trachtenberg
54:46

Dan Trachtenberg is the director of 10 Cloverfield Lane, Black Mirror (Playtest), and the coming series The Boys. Today on the show, Ryan talks to Dan about directing, film school, pitching, and navigating notes.

 

Connect with Dan Trachtenberg

Dan on IMDB
Dan on Twitter
Dan on Instagram

Connect with Ryan:

Ryan on Twitter
Ryan on Instagram
Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

Sep 18, 2018
Directing The Nun with Corin Hardy
42:03

Corin Hardy talks about his experience as a horror director on his latest film, The Nun.

 

Connect with Corin Hardy:
Corin on IMDB
Corin on Instagram
Corin on Twitter

Connect with Ryan Connolly:
Ryan on Twitter
Ryan on Instagram
Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

Sep 12, 2018
Developing and Releasing Independent Films with Isaiah Smallman
01:04:37

Isaiah Smallman is a writer, director, and producer. Most recently he was the executive producer of the A24 acquired film, "Never Goin' Back". On this episode, Ryan talks with Isaiah about the dos and don'ts of producing and what it takes to create and release independent films.

 

Connect with Isaiah:
Isaiah's Podcast
Isaiah's IMDB
Isaiah's on Twitter
Isaiah's Instagram

Connect with Ryan
Ryan on Twitter
Ryan on Instagram
Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

Aug 28, 2018
First Feature as a Cinematographer with Daniel Routh
01:09:43

Daniel Routh talks about his experience as the cinematographer on his first feature film.

 

Connect with Daniel Routh:
Daniel on IMDB
Daniel on Instagram
Daniel on Twitter
Daniel's Website

Connect with Ryan Connolly:
Ryan on Twitter
Ryan on Instagram
Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

Aug 21, 2018
Getting your first feature made with Mike Pecci
01:01:07

Mike Pecci is a filmmaker from Boston who is currently in development on his first Hollywood feature. On this episode, we discuss his path to creating the script for his film and how he landed it at a major studio.

Connect with Mike:
Mike's Podcast
Mike's IMDB
Mike on Twitter
Mike's Instagram
Mike's Vimeo
Mike's Website

Connect with Ryan
Ryan on Twitter
Ryan on Instagram
Ryan on Facebook
Ryan on IMDB
Ryan’s Website

Aug 14, 2018
Getting Noticed in the Film Industry with Seth Worley
59:31

Seth Worley And Ryan Connolly talk about their experiences pitching and trying to get their first features made.

 

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

Connect with Seth Worley:

IMDB - Instagram - Twitter - Website

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - Twitter - Instagram - Facebook - Youtube

 

Aug 07, 2018
Cinematography for a Narrative Film with Chase Smith
01:01:13

Today's guest is Chase Smith (Cinematographer of BALLiSTIC). Today we talk first narrative as a DP, throwing out the shot list and prepping a story.

 

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

Connect with Chase Smith:

IMDB - Twitter - Instagram - Vimeo

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramFacebookYoutube

Jul 24, 2018
Sound Design for Film and Video Games with Rob Krekel
54:41

Today's guest is Rob Krekel (Audio lead at Naughty Dog with credits on games like Uncharted and The Last of Us ). On this episode, Ryan talks to Rob about designing sound to enhance a story and how audio for video games is different from film.

 

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

Connect with Rob Krekel:

IMDB - Twitter - Instagram - Website

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramFacebookYoutube

Jul 17, 2018
The Creative Process of Writing and Directing with Ryan Booth
01:14:55

Today's guest is Ryan Booth (Writer/Director with credits ranging from music videos and commercial work to film ). On this episode, the two Ryans talk about directing and their personal pathways toward making their first features.

 

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

Connect with Ryan Booth:

IMDB - Twitter - Instagram - Website - Vimeo

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramFacebookYoutube

Jul 10, 2018
Editing a Short Film with Lucas Harger
01:08:41

On today’s episode, Ryan talks to collaborator, Lucas Harger (editor of BALLiSTIC). The guys talk about the experience of editing BALLiSTIC, working with short films, and the director and editor relationship.

 

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

Connect with Daniel:

IMDB - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramFacebookYoutube

Jul 03, 2018
The Director Composer Relationship with Daniel James
54:17

On today’s episode, Ryan talks with Daniel James. Daniel has worked as a composer on films like Terminator Genisys, Ride Along and Truth or Dare, and video games like Call of Duty and Metal Gear Solid. Today the guys talk about the director/composer relationship, working with temp music, following your gut, and more.

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

Connect with Daniel:

IMDB - Twitter - Instagram - YouTube

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramFacebookYoutube

Jun 26, 2018
Acting for TV and Film with Matt Lanter
01:05:15

On today’s episode, Ryan talks with Matt Lanter. He has a great list of projects under his belt like NBC's Timeless, Pitch Perfect 3 and voice acting as both Aquaman and Anakin Skywalker. Today Matt talks about everything from acting on the stage, to television, films, and voice acting.

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

BALLiSTIC trailer 

Connect with Matt:

IMDB - Twitter - INSTAGRAM - PODCAST

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramFacebookYoutube

Jun 19, 2018
The Role of an Editor with Evan Schiff
50:47

On today’s episode, Ryan talks with Evan Schiff (editor of John Wick 2 and the upcoming John Wick 3) about VFX editing, Assistant editing, working with Guillermo Del Toro, editing action scenes, and dealing with studio notes.

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

Connect with Evan:

IMDB - Twitter - Website

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramFacebookYoutube

Jun 12, 2018
Directing Low to Big Budget Films with David F. Sandberg
47:03

Ryan talks with David Sandberg (director of Shazam, Lights Out, and Annabelle Creation). We discuss working with actors, pitching to studios, and the ins and outs of prepping/shooting a big budget feature film.

 

Links:

Visit our site for more: Filmriot.com/podcast

David’s original Film Riot interview

 

Connect with David:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramYouTubeVimeo

 

Connect with Ryan:

IMDB - TwitterInstagramFacebookYoutube

Jun 05, 2018
Coming Soon: The Film Riot Podcast

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May 25, 2018