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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 14, 2016

Filmmaker Kurt Kuenne joins Claire to discuss his documentary Dear Zachary, his love for film, and what he thinks is required for documentary filmmaker to have integrity. 

 

Claire's movie of the week: Learning To Drive

 

Article mentioned about Kinglsey and working with female directors http://www.indiewire.com/2016/06/ben-kingsley-says-women-best-directors-for-male-actors-1201684632/

 

Student Short Film - Fuel 

https://vimeo.com/167433178

 

Congrats to Robert Locke Jones for the award of the grant from Cricket. 

 

The Interview:

 

6:29 Kurt shares where his love for movies was born. 

10:35 Claire  and Kurt talk about how much Kurt is in love with movies and storytelling. 

14:05 Claire asks is Kurt is funny.

15:05 Claire talks about the process of finding your creative voice.

19:35 Kurt talks about rhythm in editing. 

22:08 Claire talks about Ebert's quote "Its not what the movie's about it's how it is about it."

24:50 Claire asks about truth in documentary filmmaking. 

36:55 Kurt talks about how long it took to complete DEAR ZACHARY.

41:08 Claire asks about the responsibility of a documentary filmmaker. 

42:10 Kurt and Claire talk about the shift in the style of documentaries.

48:20 Claire asks Kurt for advice for documentary filmmakers.

50:20 Kurt share a story about a lesson he learned.

55:00 Kurt recommends listeners seeing Sing Street, Nobody's Business.

 

Connect with Kurt:

http://kurtkuenne.com/

 

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