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Go For Production with Brandon Riley: A Filmmaking Podcast

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Rank #121 in Film Interviews category

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Film production veteran Brandon Riley does a deep dive with film industry leaders in the production sphere that work in Film, Television and Online Productions. Brandon's conversations focus on strategies, systems, technology, and overall best practices in creating media in the world of indie filmmaking and film production. Proud Member of the IFH Podcast Network (www.ifhpodcastnetwork.com)

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Film production veteran Brandon Riley does a deep dive with film industry leaders in the production sphere that work in Film, Television and Online Productions. Brandon's conversations focus on strategies, systems, technology, and overall best practices in creating media in the world of indie filmmaking and film production. Proud Member of the IFH Podcast Network (www.ifhpodcastnetwork.com)

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Insightful and Interesting on Film and TV

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Peek behind the camera to hear insights from industry folks. Fascinating cross section of individuals, sharing under the thoughtful questions posting by host Brandon Riley. Well worth listening and subscribing!

Go For Brandon!

By Gingersays - Jul 14 2019
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Great podcast for those just starting and a few years under their belt in the film industry. Brandon asks all the best questions to his guest on everything that is important to know or even just curious about. Looking forward to listening to more shows! Ginger D. Steele Freelance Filmmaker

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9 Ratings
Average Ratings
8
1
0
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Insightful and Interesting on Film and TV

By fdldd - Feb 14 2020
Read more
Peek behind the camera to hear insights from industry folks. Fascinating cross section of individuals, sharing under the thoughtful questions posting by host Brandon Riley. Well worth listening and subscribing!

Go For Brandon!

By Gingersays - Jul 14 2019
Read more
Great podcast for those just starting and a few years under their belt in the film industry. Brandon asks all the best questions to his guest on everything that is important to know or even just curious about. Looking forward to listening to more shows! Ginger D. Steele Freelance Filmmaker

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Go For Production with Brandon Riley: A Filmmaking Podcast

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Rank #1: 20 ways to advance your entertainment career in 2020

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In this episode Brandon Riley (@radiantfirst on instagram) the host of Go For Production unpacks 20 ways to advance your entertainment career in 2020. 

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Jan 31 2020

20mins

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Rank #2: Alex Ferrari - Producing micro budget movies and the rise of the Filmtrepreneur

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In this episode we talk with Alex Ferrari (@ifilmhustle on instagram) about producing micro budget movies and the rise of the Filmtrepreneur.
Alex is an author, blogger, speaker, consultant, the host of the #1 filmmaking podcast on iTunes the Indie Film Hustle Podcast, and an award-winning writer/director with 25 years of experience in the film industry. As a director, his films have screened in over 500 international film festivals.
Alex recently released his second book Rise of the Filmtrepreneur® How to Turn Your Indie Film into a Money Making Business.
Rise of the Filmtrepreneur: How to Turn Your Indie Film into a Moneymaking Business - http://www.filmbizbook.com
Indie Film Hustle: http://www.indiefilmhustle.com
Indie Film Hustle TV: http://www.indiefilmhustle.tv
Filmtrepreneur: http://www.filmtrepreneur.com
Bulletproof Screenwriting: www.bulletproofscreenwriting.tv
On the Corner of Ego and Desire (Sundance Film): http://www.egoanddesirefilm.com
Shooting for the Mob (Based on the Incredible True Filmmaking Story): http://www.shootingforthemob.com

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Dec 20 2019

51mins

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Rank #3: Chris Castaldi - A case study on Avengers End Game and the 1st Assistant Director behind the movie

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In this episode we talk with 1st Assistant Director Chris Castaldi.
Chris is a graduate of UCLA with a bachelors in economics and emphasis in film started out in the film world as a Production Assistant and went on to work as a 2nd AD, 1st AD and is currently working in a producing capacity at Joe Roth’s Film.  Some of Chris's credits include Avengers Endgame, Avengers Infinity War, Iron Man 1 and 2, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, Jurassic World, Tomorrowland, Pain & Gain, The Bourne Legacy, Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol and more....

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Jul 05 2019

56mins

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Rank #4: Jules Kovisars - The role of Production Executives, instilling diversity and trusting your team

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In this episode we talk with Jules Kovisars (@JKovisars on twitter)
Jules is a Producer, Production Executive and DGA Unit Production Manager.
Following graduation from Vassar, Jules was admitted to the DGA trainee program and upon graduation worked as a Key 2nd AD for many years on shows ranging from lower budget TV to blockbuster feature films like Men In Black: 2.
She spent some time working in Spain as the Head of Production for Palma Pictures, the largest commercial service company in the EU.
Returning to Los Angeles, Jules continued to work as a UPM and Producer on acclaimed series including THE FOSTERS (Freeform TV) and EPISODES (Showtime), as well as myriad pilots and one-offs. From this experience, Jules was recruited to the rebranding of truTV network, based in New York City, where she remained until the finalization of the merger with AT&T.
Currently in LA Jules works as a producer and UPM on numerous scripted projects, and is repped by UTA.

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Feb 14 2020

40mins

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Rank #5: Dale Dreher - Using technology to scout and manage locations

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In this episode we talk about all things locations with Dale Dreher (@dalerdreher on instagram)
Dale is a Location Scout and Manager in the Los Angeles Studio Zone and all of Southern California. 
His Specialties include Union and NonUnion Location Scouting, Management, Hard to Find Locations, Houses, Offices, Buildings, Schools, Suburban or Urban Locations, Streets, Freeways, Americana and all other locations you can imagine!  
Dale has worked on numerous movies, tv shows and commercials. Some of the projects Dale has worked on include Bright, Grace Unplugged, East Los Angeles, Its Always Sunny in Philadelphia, 24, Curb Your Enthusiasm and countless others…
Please check out Dale's website https://www.socalscout.com

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Aug 09 2019

1hr 13mins

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Rank #6: Alexander Salazar - The art of directing Background Actors

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In this episode we talk with Alexander Salazar (@directedbysalazar on instagram) about the role of the 2nd 2nd AD and the art of directing Background Actors.
Alex is a filmmaker and Assistant Director from Washington state, who graduated with a Bachelors in Film & Television Production from Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles before moving to New Orleans to work on a wide range of independent and studio films. After working on numerous shows as a Production Assistant, Alex soon joined the Directors Guild and began working as a 2nd 2nd AD and Key 2nd AD. Some of his credits include Happy Death Day 2U, The Highwaymen, Yellowstone: Season 2, Queen of the South: Season 4, as well as the upcoming films Power and Bill & Ted: Face The Music. In addition to his work as an AD, Alex has directed two feature films, including the award-winning Amazon film "Danger, Dames & Dangerous Games" and "A Lesson In Cruelty”.

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Aug 23 2019

47mins

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Rank #7: Joth Riggs - Working with first time directors.

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In this episode we talk with Joth Riggs (@jothriggs on instagram) about his experience working with first time directors. 
Joth is an award-winning filmmaker whose film career spans 25 years and includes over 80 movies and television shows for all the major Hollywood studios. After graduating with a Bachelor's degree in Film Production, Joth got his start on the set of his first feature film, Pet Sematary II. From there he went on to work as a production assistant on the sitcom Coach on the Universal lot before ultimately landing at Steven Spielberg's Amblin Entertainment. It was only after being accepted into the prestigious Director's Guild Training Program that Joth left Amblin to become an Assistant Director. After years of A.D.ing on everything from feature films like Starship Troopers, End of Days, and Suicide Kings with Christopher Walken to t.v. series such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Party of Five, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, and Baywatch among others, Joth made the move to the director's chair with several award-winning short films including Push, Shaken, and Heartfall, as well as the television series The Encounter. Joth is currently in pre-production to direct a suspense thriller later this year.

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May 24 2019

46mins

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Rank #8: Korey Pollard - A 1st AD's guide to scheduling scripts like a Pro

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In this episode we talk with 1st AD Korey Pollard (@migrantfilmworker on instagram) about his experience working as a 1st AD in Television. 
Korey has over thirty years of in-depth motion picture and television production strategy, management and delivery experience, Korey has certainly made (and continues to make) his mark on the industry. His proven attention to detail, problem-solving, collaborative leadership and critical thinking skills are evident in the projects he’s invited to engage in. Some of these projects include: Ryan Murphy’s Emmy award-winning ‘Assassination of Gianni Versace’ (FX), Emmy award-winning ‘Monk’ (USA Network), Seth MacFarlane's ‘The Orville’ (Fox),‘9-1-1 What's Your Emergency’ (Fox), ‘Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan Series’ (Amazon/Paramount). He also helped bring ‘Grey’s Anatomy’ and ‘Nashville’ to life for ABC Studios, ‘Deadwood’ for HBO and ‘House M.D.’ and ‘Life’ for NBC.

Korey received early training and mentoring on films like: ‘Stand By Me’ (Columbia Pictures), ‘The Fabulous Baker Boys’ (20th Century Fox), ‘Clear and Present Danger’ (Paramount), “Waterworld’ (Universal Pictures), ‘And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself’ (HBO) and ‘Once Upon a Time in Mexico’ (Columbia Pictures/Dimension Films) to name a few.
Korey remembers the incredible support and help that he was given and he strongly believes in giving back by teaching, mentoring and sharing his experiences with others, especially youth and future filmmakers. He sits on the advisory board of Greenhouse Collective, Lipscomb University’s College of Entertainment and the Arts, Grand Rapid’s Compass College of Cinematic Arts, and Belmont University’s Motion Picture Program. He also speaks regularly at schools, workshops and other engagements across the nation.
Check out Korey's article on Stage32 https://www.stage32.com/blog/So-You-Want-to-Be-in-Pictures

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Jun 07 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #9: Collier Meyer - Running a production office

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Collier Meyer (@space_naps on instagram) is a POC/APOC from Texas, who graduated with a Bachelors in media Production from The University of Alabama. He started out working in Los Angeles as an assistant to the legendary Dustin Hoffman where he quickly learned the inns and outs of the film industry.  In 2015 Collier and his wife moved to New Orleans where he spent a majority of his time as a coordinator on commercials. Most recently Collier has transitioned to the scripted world working on shows such as  “Wounds", "Queen & Slim", and "Bill & Ted Face the Music”.

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Sep 06 2019

52mins

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Rank #10: Jason Roberts - An Assistant Directors insight into working with Tom Cruise, using VFX & managing thousands of Extras

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In this episode we talk about Jason's experience working with Tom Cruise, implementing VFX sequences and demystifying the process of working with large amounts of background actors. 
Jason Roberts is a member of the DGA and works as a UPM, 1st AD, 2nd AD and has worked on some very well known Tv Shows and Movies..... The Orville, Downsizing, American Made, Transformers: The Last Knight, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, Jurassic World, Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Collateral etc... Jason started out in the film industry working as a Production Assistant before landing a job as a DGA Trainee.

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Apr 25 2019

1hr 38mins

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