Episode 77: DIF4Q with Joe Petricca

When I interviewed Joe Petricca on this podcast about his career and his short film A Meditation, I found out exactly why his film won awards.  Joe has spent 25 years in academia at the American Film Institute while working as a professional screenwriter on the side, always with an eye on filmmaking again.  It …

Episode 73: DIF4Q with Varun Raman & Tom Hancock

Varun Raman & Tom Hancock made the brilliant short film Transmission.  It was a standout at the Sherman Oaks Film Festival in 2017.  Even though they live in the UK, we hopped on Skype for a few hours to record an interview and a DIF4Q. What is DIF4Q?  It’s the Discover Indie Film Four Questions. Name …

Episode 72: Varun Raman & Tom Hancock

Transmission.  Transmission is a film that you MUST SEE.  This film is a brilliant work of art from Varun Raman & Tom Hancock; a young team out of Manchester, England (though they’ve moved since) who studied film on their own, wrote a pile of scripts and then managed to put together a team and a cast …