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The Filmback Podcast

The Filmback Podcast is dedicated to striving and thriving filmmakers. You host, Claire Tanner chats with individuals working in the film industry to learn from their journey and to help you further your own success by avoiding mistakes her guests have made. Consider Claire your friend, partner, cheerleader and her guests your mentors. Filmback is short for filmmaker feedback, and that's what Claire's all about. Just think of these episodes like mini master classes. What are you waiting for? Class is in session and there's a lot to learn.
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Jun 26, 2015

Here’s a bonus round with Renne Simpson, be sure to check out the full episode.

Check out this week’s video recommendation to get motivated to go see the world.

If you’re looking to learn more about sound design, be sure to check out MZed’s Sound Advice Tour with Frank Serafine. We talked with Frank about the tour on episode 2. There’s still the chance to sign up for the tour, and as a special to our listeners you can use the code “SATFTV20” at checkout to save $20. Click the link in the show notes to sign up for the tour.

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Jun 23, 2015

We’re proud to have this episode sponsored by EditStock.com - check out their website and be sure to use the coupon code “filmback” to save on your purchase. Our newest sponsor is Premium Beat, they offer handpicked production music from the world’s leading composers.

 

Cory just got back from the Sound Advice Tour and learned a ton! Be sure to check out MZed’s Sound Advice Tour with Frank Serafine. We talked with Frank about the tour on episode 2. There’s still the chance to sign up for the tour, and as a special to our listeners you can use the code “SATFTV20” at checkout to save $20. Click the link in the show notes to sign up for the tour.



Renne Simpson Bio:

Renne Simpson started making videos in high school and got the travel bug during college while studying abroad in Egypt. When she returned, she started as an editor for Home Depot.com, and then moved to WebMD, but never lost the desire to see more of the world.

 

Renne started a travel vlog as a hobby and she became inspired to build a brand and business around her passion and the results show. Her site, Travel Lushes, is growing at an incredibly fast pace. She sat down with us for our first live interview to share her story.



First Video Renne Saw: The Princess Bride

Inspired by: Globe Trekker

 

Renne’s article on marrying a globetrotter. A recent spot where she hosted on WebMD Here’s Renne’s embarrassing first video project where she applied for Globe Trekkers, and her most recent work can be found here.

 

Follow Renne on Social Media:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/TravelLushes

Twitter: https://twitter.com/TravelLushes

Instagram: https://instagram.com/travellushes/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/TravelLushes

 

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Jun 19, 2015

Here’s Ned's lesson learned. A special thanks to our sponsors, EditStock.com – check out their website and be sure to use the coupon code “filmback” to save on your purchase, and our newest sponsor is Premium Beat, they offer handpicked production music from the world’s leading composers.

If you’re looking to learn more about sound design, be sure to check out MZed’s Sound Advice Tour with Frank Serafine. We talked with Frank about the tour on episode 2. There’s still the chance to sign up for the tour, and as a special to our listeners you can use the code “SATFTV20” at checkout to save $20. Click the link in the show notes to sign up for the tour.

Jun 16, 2015

We’re proud to have this episode sponsored by EditStock.com - check out their website and be sure to use the coupon code “filmback” to save on your purchase. Our newest sponsor is Premium Beat, they offer handpicked production music from the world’s leading composers.

 

If you’re looking to learn more about sound design, be sure to check out MZed’s Sound Advice Tour with Frank Serafine. We talked with Frank about the tour on episode 2. There’s still the chance to sign up for the tour, and as a special to our listeners you can use the code “SATFTV20” at checkout to save $20. Click the link in the show notes to sign up for the tour.



“The real magic comes from the accident.” Ned Benson on the @filmbacktv #podcast

 

Ned shares the story of the fortuitous meeting of Jessica Chastain and Jess Weixler, who both acted in The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby.

 

Films Mentioned: The Thin Red Line (John Toll)

 

Latest Projects: Object of Beauty, How Starbucks Saved My Life

 

Book Recommendation: The Conversations

Movie Recommendation: Leviathan

 

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Jun 12, 2015

Here’s Pete’s lesson learned. A special thanks to our sponsors, EditStock.com - check out their website and be sure to use the coupon code “filmback” to save on your purchase, and our newest sponsor is Premium Beat, they offer handpicked production music from the world’s leading composers.

 

If you’re looking to learn more about sound design, be sure to check out MZed’s Sound Advice Tour with Frank Serafine. We talked with Frank about the tour on episode 2. There’s still the chance to sign up for the tour, and as a special to our listeners you can use the code “SATFTV20” at checkout to save $20. Click the link in the show notes to sign up for the tour.

 

Thanks go out to Karin and Linford of OVER THE RHINE for allowing us to share their music with you. Please visit their website at overtherhine.com or download their music from iTunes.


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Jun 9, 2015

Episode 9 with Peter Horner

We’re proud to have this episode sponsored by EditStock.com - check out their website and be sure to use the coupon code “filmback” to save on your purchase. Our newest sponsor is Premium Beat, they offer handpicked production music from the world’s leading composers.

If you’re looking to learn more about sound design, be sure to check out MZed’s Sound Advice Tour with Frank Serafine. We talked with Frank about the tour on episode 2. There’s still the chance to sign up for the tour, and as a special to our listeners you can use the code “SATFTV20” at checkout to save $20. Click the link in the show notes to sign up for the tour.

 

 

"To my mind, it's all music" - Pete Horner on the @filmbacktv podcast talking about his experiences and #JurassicWorld

 

"I still haven't found a plug-in that has good taste." Pete Horner on the @filmbacktv podcast, sharing what technology cannot replace

 

Events Referenced: Sundance Composers Lab and The Glen Workshop

 

Movies Referenced: Wings of Desire (Wim Wenders), Apocalypse Now (Francis Ford Coppola), One from the Heart (Francis Ford Coppola), Standard Operating Procedure (Errol Morris), Hemingway and Gellhorn (Philip Kaufman), Safety Not Guaranteed (Colin Trevorrow),

 

Companies/People Referenced: American Zoetrope, (Francis Ford Coppola's film company), Richard Beggs, Walter Murch, Kim Aubry, Lee Dichter, Gary Rydstrom, Al Nelson, Chris Boyes,

 

Book Recommendation: The Conversations and the Art of Editing Film by Michael Ondaatje

Movie Recommendation: Apocalypse Now, Saving Private Ryan,

 

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Jun 5, 2015

Be sure to check out the first part of Simone’s episode at filmback.tv/e008.

 

Simone and Claire discuss audiences getting involved in a whole new way and Claire shares a story about being a zombie on The Walking Dead and the incredible make-up work of Greg Nicotero.

 

Work/People Discussed: 25th Hour (Spike Lee), Welcome to Me (Shira Piven), Being John Malkovich (Charlie Kaufman), Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn

Book Recommendation: Making Movies by Sidney Lumet

 

Movie Recommendation: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Solaris, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Eyes Wide Shut, City Lights, Pi,

 

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Jun 2, 2015

Simone Barros is a writer, director, and producer who studied at Tisch School of Arts at NYU, Cornell, and Emory.  She is the recipient of countless honors and awards including the Tisch Film Production Grant for writer/director and the Martin Scorsese Film Grant for writer/director. Her resume boasts of her work for popular shows on A&E, Comedy Central, PBS and CBS.

 

When she is not working on her own projects she is helping her students to discover their talents and develop their skills in filmmaking. Simone’s warmth and generosity reflects deeply in this this episode.

 

For this time here, she is our teacher, and we are her students. Get your pencils and notebooks ready... there's so much you won't want to miss...class is in now session.



“Great art is like good sex, it’s good for you and it’s good for me.” @SimoneVBarros sharing the words of a friend on @filmbacktv podcast

 

“You’ll be your first investor.” @SimoneVBarros on the @filmbacktv podcast



She tells a story of a student who was inspired by Ron Fricke (Baraka) and Godfrey Reggio (Visitors and Koyaanisqatsi) and his efforts to craft his own work like theirs.

 

Referenced Films: Requiem for a Dream, Dead Man (Jim Jarmusch), Blue Velvet (David Lynch), A Few Good Men (Aaron Sorkin), Taxi Driver (Martin Scorsese), Fight Club (David Fincher)



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