Microbudget filmmaker Liz Manashil gives us the unvarnished truth behind the struggles of choosing an unconventional career path for a director, working closely with your significant other, and how to best deal with other challenges that arise along the way.
Director Cat Rhinehart from the documentary What’s Eating Ralphie May, currently playing in the Atlanta Film Festival, joins us to talk about proving your worth, working full time while working on a film, and getting married while working on a film.
Director Chelsea Christer joins us to discuss the multi-year commitment required to work on a feature documentary, and coping with a festival run that was upended by the pandemic right in the middle of their world premiere at Cinequest 2020.
Season 2 of Head Above Water rolls on! This week’s episode is a Dances With Films festival special! On today’s show, we talk with Megan Petersen & Hannah Black from the film Drought about being first-time feature filmmakers, the excitement and subsequent pressure of winning crowdfunding platform Seed & Spark’s Hometown Heroes contest, working with...
First-time feature directors Megan Petersen & Hannah Black from Drought talk about winning Seed & Spark’s Hometown Heroes contest, working with the Duplass brothers, and adjusting to life on the “virtual” film festival circuit in the time of Covid.
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