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Jon M. Chu

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38. In the Heights (Jon M. Chu)

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In the Heights is the musical that propelled Lin-Manuel Miranda to the Broadway elites. Just over a decade later, it became this movie. It’s our last show before our first planned hiatus, and it’s a fitting temporary sendoff, filled with boos, Dall-e shenanigans, and all-around general camaraderie - with all four of us for once. See you in September! Intro song: Ambulo - Serene Outro song: HOME - Atlas Where to watch the movie: https://www.justwatch.com/us/movie/in-the-heights (if not in the U.S. then set “Streaming in” to whatever country you’re in)

2hr 22mins

18 Aug 2022

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In the Heights (2021) dir. Jon M. Chu

Best Revival of a Podcast: Showgays

What would you do with the reasonable but still substantial sum of $96,000? "Best Revival of a Podcast: Showgays" is a podcast in The Ampliverse. Instagram / Twitter and share your thoughts with us about the movie! Email us any thoughts and takes and we may read it on the next episode! #MadeonZencastr References The Limitations of ‘Latinidad’: How Colorism Haunts ‘In The Heights.’ Dunbar's number

2hr 36mins

28 Feb 2022

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Jon M. Chu: Telling a New Story

The Man Enough Podcast

What story do you want to tell? Award winning director of Crazy Rich Asians & In the Heights, Jon M. Chu, brings his creativity and wisdom to a conversation about growing up in a Chinese restaurant as the son of immigrants and forming his identity as an Asian man and director. Getting real about the power of curiosity and the value of listening to criticism while remembering to celebrate, Jon invites us to meet the moment we are living in.New episodes every Monday 🎙️ The video version of every episode and bonus features will always be available at https://ManEnough.com/podcastThe Man Enough Podcast is produced by Wayfarer Studios and presented by Procter and Gamble, in partnership with Cadence13, an Audacy company.JOIN THE MAN ENOUGH COMMUNITY:  https://instagram.com/wearemanenough https://tiktok.com/wearemanenough https://twitter.com/WeAreManEnough https://facebook.com/wearemanenough Subscribe to the Man Enough newsletter for behind the scenes, updates, sneak peeks of new episodes, and positive masculinity content: https://manenough.com/newsletterRead the Man Enough book: https://manenough.com/booksFOLLOW THE GUESTS:Jon M. Chu https://www.instagram.com/jonmchu/ https://www.facebook.com/officialjonmchu https://twitter.com/jonmchu FOLLOW THE HOSTS:Justin Baldoni https://instagram.com/justinbaldoni https://www.tiktok.com/@justinbaldoni https://facebook.com/justinbaldoni https://twitter.com/justinbaldoni Text: +1 (310) 845-6909 Liz Plank https://instagram.com/feministabulous https://tiktok.com/@lizplank https://facebook.com/feministabulous https://twitter.com/feministabulous http://www.elizabethplank.com/ Jamey Heath https://instagram.com/jamey_heath_ https://tiktok.com/@jameyheath https://twitter.com/jamey_heath_ https://facebook.com/jameyjaz http://www.jameyheath.com/ SPECIAL ADVERTISER OFFERS FOR YOUFactorFactor makes it easy for you to eat clean 24/7, with fresh—never frozen—prepared meals that are so delicious, you wouldn’t believe they’re actually good for you. Their registered dietitians and expert chefs work hand-in-hand to create meals with nutritious ingredients, with more than 27 meal options each week, you’ll never get bored.Head to go.factor75.com/plans use code MANENOUGH120 to get $120 off over your first 5 weeks of meals. To learn more about listener data and our privacy practices visit: https://www.audacyinc.com/privacy-policy Learn more about your ad choices. Visit https://podcastchoices.com/adchoices

1hr 27mins

31 Jan 2022

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Interviews With "In The Heights" Director Jon M. Chu & The Sound Designers

Next Best Picture Podcast

"In The Heights" may have come out earlier in the year and got knocked down due to its poor box office performance. Still, the film received positive reviews, eventually found an audience on HBO Max, and has recently given its star Anthony Ramos a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy. We conducted several interviews about the film with its director Jon M. Chu (by Dan Bayer) & the sound team Lewis Goldstein and John Marquis (by Will Mavity). We hope you enjoy this look inside at what it took to bring the life and sounds of Lin-Manuel Miranda's Tony Award-winning show to the screen.Check out more on NextBestPicture.comPlease subscribe on...SoundCloud - https://soundcloud.com/nextbestpicturepodcastiTunes Podcasts - https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/negs-best-film-podcast/id1087678387?mt=2Spotify - https://open.spotify.com/show/7IMIzpYehTqeUa1d9EC4jTAnd be sure to help support us on Patreon for as little as $1 a month at https://www.patreon.com/NextBestPicture


17 Jan 2022

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Jon M. Chu on Work and How to Choose Your Path

Question The Self

Film director Jon M. Chu talks about his journey to Hollywood, making Crazy Rich Asians and In The Heights, and responds to questions like how to know if you have a calling, when to make a career leap, and how to overcome the pressure of expectations.


15 Sep 2021

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Jon M. Chu: Hollywood storyteller and director of Crazy Rich Asians and In the Heights

Guy Kawasaki's Remarkable People

Hollywood Storyteller Jon M. Chu, director of Crazy Rich Asians and In the Heights, is this week's guest on Remarkable People podcast. He shares how his passion for creating video started and his love for Macs, much to Guy's delight. Jon also talks about the cultural importance of Crazy Rich Asians and In the Heights. A must-listen for creatives, storytellers, and movie lovers! Tune into Remarkable People and enjoy!

1hr 11mins

25 Aug 2021

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In the Heights with Jon M. Chu and Nisha Ganatra (Ep. 306)

The Director's Cut - A DGA Podcast

Director Jon M. Chu discusses his new film, In the Heights, with fellow director Nisha Ganatra in a spoiler-filled Q&A at the DGA theater in New York. The film tells the story of a likeable bodega owner named Usnavi in the tight-knit community of Washington Heights, NY, who saves every penny from his daily grind as he hopes for a better life. But when he inherits a fortune, Usnavi discovers he has mixed feelings about closing his store and retiring.


28 Jun 2021

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Jon M. Chu, Vol. II

Happy Sad Confused

The buzz has been building and we're happy to report that the hype is real, "In The Heights" delivers! At the helm is Jon M. Chu, a filmmaker who's been dreaming of directing a movie musical since he was a kid. As you'll see from the film, Jon has the chops.On this episode of "Happy Sad Confused", Jon returns to the podcast to talk about how he brought Lin Manuel Miranda's work to life, kept it personal, and honored a culture. Plus, Jon and Josh talk the upcoming "Wicked" musical, the "Crazy Rich Asians" sequel, and their mutual love of "Willow".Don't forget to check out the Happy Sad Confused patreon here! We've got exclusive episodes of GAME NIGHT, video versions of the podcast, and more!For all of your media headlines remember to subscribe to The Wakeup newsletter here!And listen to THE WAKEUP podcast here!Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


9 Jun 2021

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Bonus Episode: Jon M. Chu

TED Radio Hour

Ever since he started shooting home movies with his family's bulky video camera, Jon M. Chu knew he wanted to be a filmmaker. But after directing several Hollywood blockbuster films like G.I. Joe: Retaliation and Now You See Me 2, Jon felt uninspired by the stories he was bringing to the silver screen. In 2018, he directed Crazy Rich Asians — the first Hollywood film with a majority Asian cast in 25 years — and in 2021, Lin Manuel Miranda's In the Heights. We featured Jon M. Chu in TED Radio Hour's recent episode The Artist's Voice.


8 Jun 2021

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Jon M. Chu to Direct Lilo & Stitch Live Action Movie + Best Disney Animated Soundtracks

Live at the Roxy

Jon M. Chu (Crazy Rich Asians) is going to direct the live action adaptation of Lilo & Stitch! Should Lilo & Stitch be getting a live action reboot? Plus what are your favorite Disney animated soundtracks of all time?!--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/liveattheroxy/support


15 Nov 2020