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The Road to Cinema Podcast

Based on our YouTube show. Conversations with directors, screenwriters, producers, actors, editors, and other filmmaking professionals.

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Eliot Glazer on writing for New Girl, acting on Broad City, improv, and his live musical-comedy show Haunting Renditions

Eliot Glazer joins The Road to Cinema Podcast to discuss his multi-hyphenate career as a comedian, writer, and actor. We take a look inside the writers room at the hit Fox comedy series 'New Girl' where Eliot has been a staff writer for the most recent season. We'll also learn about his experiences in an improv group with Abbi Jacobson and his sister Ilana Glazer which led to his recurring role on the Comedy Central series 'Broad City.' We'll hear about the creation Eliot's viral video 'Shit New Yorkers Say', his innovative musical-comedy stage show 'Haunting Renditions', Eliot's first job working for Anthony Bourdain's production company which produces the popular travel series 'Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unkown,' and the influence of David Wain and his cult comedy 'Wet Hot American Summer.'  Follow Eliot Glazer on Instagram @eliotglazer Learn more about Eliot's musical comedy stage show Haunting Renditions at http://www.hauntingrenditions.com/ Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinem

1hr 3mins

19 Jan 2018

Rank #1

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#3 - Tim Zinnemann - Producer/First A.D. BULLITT - THE DAY OF THE LOCUST - CARNAL KNOWLEDGE

A conversation with producer and first A.D. Tim Zinnemann. He shares his experiences working on the famous Steve McQueen car chase in Bullitt as well as the visually stunning sequences in the John Schlesinger film The Day of the Locust.

1hr

18 Aug 2014

Rank #2

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Screenwriter Ed Solomon on the innovative HBO series Mosaic

Screenwriter Ed Solomon on the innovative HBO series Mosaic directed by Oscar winner Steven Soderbergh. Mosaic explores the murder of children's author Olivia Lake (played by Sharon Stone) from the many perspectives of potential suspects within the interactive app and in a more linear fashion on the series which airs every Mondy night at 8pm on HBO. We'll also learn about Ed's early career in comedy which included his work for It's Garry Shandling's Show, writing the screenplay for Men in Black, how Ed tries to find the distinct voice of a character, and how creating the branching narratives of Mosaic had an impact on Ed's view of screenwriting. Learn all about Mosaic from the link below! https://www.hbo.com/mosaic Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

30mins

26 Jan 2018

Rank #3

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#4 - Ronald Bass - Screenwriter RAIN MAN - MY BEST FRIEND'S WEDDING - WORKING WITH DUSTIN HOFFMAN - TOM CRUISE - ROBIN WILLIAMS

A conversation with Ronald Bass, Oscar winning screenwriter of Rain Man.

1hr 18mins

27 Aug 2014

Rank #4

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Pitch Perfect 3 w/ Director Trish Sie on bringing her unique perspective to the popular franchise starring Anna Kendrick!

Director Trish Sie on Pitch Perfect 3 and her early work on music videos for OK Go. The 3rd film in the popular series starring Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks, and Hailee Steinfeld. Pitch Perfect 3 opens in theatres on December 22nd! Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

28mins

22 Dec 2017

Rank #5

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Drago Sumonja on co-writing Lucky and the inspiration of Harry Dean Stanton

Drago Sumonja on co-writing the NEW film Lucky featuring Harry Dean Stanton's last on-screen performance. Drago shares how he worked with co-screenwriter Logan Sparks on developing the script based on their friendships and real life experiences with the legendary actor. We'll also hear all about Drago's career trajectory from the beginnings of his acting career to forging an additional career path as a screenwriter and filmmaker. And a discussion on Harry Dean Stanton's legacy as an actor and why his generation of performers had such a significant impact on modern film. Watch the trailer for Lucky which premiered at this year's South by Southwest Film Festival! https://youtu.be/2KLLkj84GAo You can also check out Drago's excellent documentary Char-ac-ter which is available on Amazon and iTunes feautring conversations on acting with Dabney Coleman, Peter Falk, Sydney Pollack, Charles Grodin, Mark Rydell, and Harry Dean Stanton! https://www.amazon.com/Char%C2%A5ac%C2%A5ter-Character-Dabney-Coleman/dp/B00DK6EJC6/ref=sr_1_1?s=cyber-monday&ie=UTF8&qid=1512002183&sr=8-1&keywords=Char-ac-ter Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

58mins

1 Dec 2017

Rank #6

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Oscar Winning La La Land Production Designers David Wasco and Sandy Wasco

Oscar winning production designers David Wasco and Sandy Wasco as we delve into their work on La La Land as well as their collaborations with directors Wes Anderson and Quentin Tarantino on such films as Rushmore, The Royal Tenenbaums, Pulp Fiction, and Reservoir Dogs. We'll also learn about their new film Molly's Game from writer/director Aaron Sorkin and how production designers collaborate effectively with filmmakers. Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

1hr 9mins

17 Nov 2017

Rank #7

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Producer Jason Clark on The Long Road Home an 8 part mini series every Tuesday at 10pm on Nat Geo

Producer Jason Clark on his NEW 8 part mini series The Long Road Home which airs every Tuesday night at 10pm on the National Geographic Channel. The mini series chronicles the survivial of an American platoon which was attacked in April, 2004 in Baghdad, Iraq while also highlighting the families of the soldiers dealing with the peril of their loved ones thousands of miles away. Watch the trailer and learn more about The Long Road Home from the link below!  http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/the-long-road-home/videos/the-long-road-home-trailer1/ Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions http://jogroadproductions.com/2017/10/26/director-brett-morgen-on-new-documentary-jane-and-developing-unique-aesthetics-for-non-fiction-films/ Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

31mins

10 Nov 2017

Rank #8

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Adam Brody on his acting career in film and television - Adam's drama series StartUp is now streaming on Crackle!

A fun and insightful conversation with actor Adam Brody as he takes us through his career in film and television which includes his role as Seth Cohen on the hit drama series The O.C. We'll discuss how the show's massive popularity would impact his career, his work with acclaimed directors and writers such as Oscar nominee Whit Stillman, Kevin Smith, and Neil LaBute. Adam also shares how his goals and inspirations have changed since he first started acting. Watch the NEW season of Adam's drama series StartUp, now streaming on Crackle! https://www.crackle.com/startup Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

1hr 20mins

3 Nov 2017

Rank #9

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Director Brett Morgen on NEW Documentary Jane and Developing Unique Aesthetics for Non-Fiction Films

The Road to Cinema Podcast welcomes back Oscar nominated director Brett Morgen as we discuss his new documentary 'Jane' which takes the audience inside the inception of Jane Goodall's groundbreaking studies on chimpanzees through never before seen footage, intimate journal entries, a candid present day interview with Goodall, and an emotionally captivating music score by the legendary composer Philip Glass. Brett shares with us his unique aesthetics for documentary and non-fiction filmmaking as well as his process for collaborating with his team, and working through the editing process as he dug through hundreds of hours of archival footage. Watch the trailer for Jane! Now playing in theatres in New York and Los Angeles. https://youtu.be/FRlUJrEUn0Y Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions http://jogroadproductions.com/2017/10/26/director-brett-morgen-on-new-documentary-jane-and-developing-unique-aesthetics-for-non-fiction-films/ Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

17mins

27 Oct 2017

Rank #10

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Screenwriting wisdom w/ T. Rafael Cimino on a career in film and TV working with Scarlett Johnasson, Aaron Sorkin and Bill Maher

Screenwriter and novelist T. Rafael Cimino on forging a career as a writer, working with Scarlett Johnasson, Aaron Sorkin, Bill Maher, and how his law enforcement background influenced his career as a writer. We also discuss his work on Lost in Translation, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, and Real Time with Bill Maher. We also delve into some extraordinary insights on his writing process and how a wedding invitation from his uncle, Oscar winning director Michael Cimino, altered the course of his career. You can follow T. Rafael Cimino on Twitter and Instagram https://twitter.com/trafaelcimino https://www.instagram.com/trafaelcimino/ Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

38mins

20 Oct 2017

Rank #11

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From Wisdom of the Crowd Adam Davidson on Directing an Oscar Winning Short in Film School and His Wild Adventures w/ Milos Forman

From the new CBS series Wisdom of the Crowd, Director Adam Davidson on making an Oscar winning short in film school, how legendary director Milos Forman (One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus)  took the young film school student on a wild adventure in Japan to develop a film, what happened to this incredible unproduced project, the ups and downs of a career, and how Adam developed a career in television directing True Blood, Fear the Walking Dead, Community, Entourage, and the NEW Showtime series I'm Dying Up Here. Watch Adam Davidson's Oscar winning short The Lunch Date before listening to the episode! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=epuTZigxUY8 Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

1hr 27mins

5 Oct 2017

Rank #12

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Emmy Winner James Burrows on directing Cheers, Frasier, Will and Grace, and Friends

Emmy winning director James Burrows joins The Road to Cinema Podcast to share his thoughts on directing some of the most acclaimed half hour multi-camera comedies in American television history. Among the many hits include: 'Cheers', 'Frasier', 'Friends', 'The Big Bang Theory', '2 Broke Girls', and 'Will & Grace' which is preparing a return to NBC in the near future. http://jogroadproductions.com/2017/03/23/emmy-winning-director-james-burrows-talks-with-road-to-cinema-on-cheers-will-grace-friends-and-crafting-landmark-television-comedy/ youtube.com/jogroadproductions

39mins

28 Sep 2017

Rank #13

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Natalie Morales on developing an acting career in film and television and her NEW film Battle of the Sexes

Natalie Morales on her career in film and television, her passion for directing and her upcoming feature film  Battle of the Sexes starring Emma Stone and Steve Carell, opening in theatres September 22nd. Natalie has appeared on the hit television series Parks and Rec, Girls, Crashing, Grace and Frankie, Santa Clarita Diet, and The Grinder.  Follow Natalie Morales on Twitter @nataliemorales & Instagram @nataliemoraleslovesfreestuff Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog/

56mins

22 Sep 2017

Rank #14

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Director Ben Lear on his documentary They Call Us Monsters

Director Ben Lear on his documentary They Call Us Monsters which takes a look inside the prison system in Los Angeles as 3 teenagers are tried as adults for violent crimes. Ben shares his thoughts on juvenile justice and the writing program featured in the documentary which plays a key role in the rehabilitation process as the teenagers collaborate on a creative writing project while simultaenously dealing with their impending criminal charges in the court system. We discuss Ben's process for developing and filming the documentary as well as his collaboration with editor Eli B. Despres of the acclaimed doc Weiner. They Call Us Monsters is now available on Netflix! You can learn more about the InsideOut Writers program on their website. http://insideoutwriters.org/ Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

1hr

14 Sep 2017

Rank #15

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The NEW documentary School Life with Directors Neasa Ní Chianáin and David Rane

Directors Neasa Ní Chianáin and David Rane on their NEW documentary School Life chronicling a year in the lives of teachers and their students at a progressive boarding school in Ireland. School Life opens in limited release on Friday, September 8th.Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

22mins

9 Sep 2017

Rank #16

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Ingird Goes West w/ Director Matt Spicer of the NEW comedy starring Aubrey Plaza and Elizabeth Olsen

Director and co-screenwriter Matt Spicer on the 10 year journey to directing his first feature film Ingrid Goes West. We'll also discuss his inspirations as a filmmaker, his process for putting together the film and how Aubrey Plaza landed the complex role of Ingrid. Ingird Goes West opens in New York and Los Angeles on August 11th with more cities on August 18th! Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

15mins

11 Aug 2017

Rank #17

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Valerie Perrine Documentary Kickstarter w/ Director Stacey Souther

Director Stacey Souther on the Kickstarter campaign for his NEW documentary Valerie which examines the life of Oscar nominated actress Valerie Perrine. Valerie starred in the 1978 version of Superman oppposite Christopher Reeve and Gene Hackman. She also earned an Oscar nomination for her lead role opposite Dustin Hoffman in Lenny, the story of comedian Lenny Bruce. You can donate to the Kickstarter from the link below which features clips from the documentary of NEW interviews with Jeff Bridges, Stacey Keach, George Hamilton, and many more! Click below to learn more! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/972044069/valerie-the-valerie-perrine-documentary Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

49mins

10 Aug 2017

Rank #18

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Pauly Shore on comedy, acting, and his love for filmmaking!

Pauly Shore talks comedy, acting, and his love for filmmaking which includes a new documentary he directed on his wild journey through show business. We'll also discuss his new series The Pauly Shore Podcast Show - now on Crackle featuring interviews with Bob Saget, Judd Apatow, Brett Ratner, and many more! Watch The Pauly Shore Podcast Show on Crackle! http://www.crackle.com/the-pauly-shore-podcast-show/2501212 Follow Pauly Shore on Twitter  @PaulyShore Facebook https://www.facebook.com/OfficialPaulyShore/ Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook  http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog/

27mins

28 Jul 2017

Rank #19

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Everybody Has an Andy Dick Story w/ Director Cathy Carlson on her NEW Documentary

Director Cathy Carlson on how her long friendship with Andy Dick led her to make this NEW documentary Everybody Has an Andy Dick Story featuring interviews with Ben Stiller, Kathy Griffin, Moby, Pauly Shore, Nick Swardson, Bobby Lee, Jim Jefferies, Kate Flannery, Sherri Shepherd, and many more! Learn more about upcoming screenings of the film! https://www.everybodyhasanandydickstory.com/ Subscribe to Jog Road Productions and Road to Cinema on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/jogroadproductions Follow us on Twitter @JogRoad Follow us on Instagram @jogroadproductions Like us on Facebook http://jogroadproductions.com/roadtocinemablog

48mins

20 Jul 2017

Rank #20