This episode features an intimate conversation with Paulina Lagudi Ulrich, the writer and director of the Showtime feature film, Mail Order Monster. We discuss a variety of interesting topics, including the dangers of social media, working with her new husband Cooper, and her struggle to finally overcome a devastating eating disorder early in her...
Filmmaker extraordinaire Paulina Lagudi Ulrich joins us for a very intimate conversation about overcoming her intense personal struggles to become the fearless, confident artist she is today.
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
Microbudget filmmaker Evan Kidd joins us to talk about the emotional challenges of making a feature for $500 and how to be authentic when portraying mental health issues on screen.
Actor and producer Tanna Frederick joins us to talk about her new film, Two Ways Home, and how important it was working with the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) to portray the characters' struggles with authenticity and compassion.
Married filmmaker couple Jack Gravina & Diliana Deltcheva of Gravina Films talk about how they work creatively both together and apart, family planning while climbing the career ladder and more!