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PEL Presents Philosophy vs. Improv #33: Virtuous Garbage Director w/ Jack Newell

The Partially Examined Life Philosophy Podcast

Bill is a sad but steadfast street sweeper. Mark has secret character traits. Filmmaker Jack C. Newell is our inaugural non-philosopher, non-improviser guest, and his film knowledge leads to us talking about ethics in terms of film tropes plus some meta-historical-reenactment. Mark philosophizes at partiallyexaminedlife.com. Bill improvises (and teaches) at chicagoimprovstudio.com. Hear more at philosophyimprov.com. Support the podcast to get all our post-game discussions and other bonus stuff.

58mins

23 Jun 2022

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PvI#33: Virtuous Garbage Director w/ Jack Newell

Philosophy vs. Improv

Bill is a sad but steadfast street sweeper. Mark has secret character traits. Filmmaker Jack C. Newell is our inaugural non-philosopher, non-improviser guest, and his film knowledge leads to us talking about ethics in terms of film tropes plus some meta-historical-reenactment. Learn more about Jack’s (non-garbage!) work at jackcnewell.com.Image by The Children of Arendal. The whale has eaten some trash! Audio editing by Tyler Hislop.Hear more PvI. Support the podcast! You’ll get all of our post-game discussions, exclusive bonus content, and help ensure that season two of this podcast happens!

59mins

16 Jun 2022

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The Arts Section 06/13/21: Filmmaker Jack Newell + Review of A Red Orchid Theatre's Latest

The Arts Section

On this edition of The Arts Section, host Gary Zidek sits down with Chicago-based filmmaker Jack Newell to talk about his new dramedy MONUMENTS. The Dueling Critics, Kerry Reid and Jonathan Abarbanel, stop by to talk about A Red Orchid Theatre’s new virtual offering which is described as an “experimental audio book”. Later, Gary catches up with author Ashley Audrain to discuss her new novel, THE PUSH. And we’ll revisit a feature on a new Rita Moreno documentary that’s opening in theaters this week.

13 Jun 2021

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IRC Podcast 2015-09-16 Jack Newell

Improv Resource Center Podcast

Jack C Newell is director of the films Close Quarters, How to Build a School in Haiti and Open Tables. He is head of TV, Film & Digital at the Second City Training Center and a graduate of Columbia College Chicago in film/video. We talk about using improv to make movies, the job of the director and his latest feature which seamlessly weaves improv into the fabric of the film. Subscribe in iTunes For more episodes visit ircpodcast.com Please consider supporting the IRC podcast at patreon.com/mullaney Find out more about Mid Coast Improv See Jack's work at JackCNewell.com Visit the Facebook page for Open Tables

1hr 13mins

16 Sep 2015

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Jack Newell

Improv Nerd With Jimmy Carrane

Jack Newell is a writer/producer/actor/director. He is the head of the brand new TV, Film and Digital Department at The Second City Training Center in Chicago. He's a comedy director who uses improvisation in his videos and his two feature length films: Close Quarters and Open Tables. He talks about directing using improvisation, how he gets his projects produced and how improv has taught him to roll with the punches on a film set. This episode is a must for any improviser who want to do their own film,TV and digital shorts.

1hr 4mins

30 Nov 2014