Episode 80: Sarah Prikryl

The documentary Family: A Love Story took home a Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion Los Angeles in 2018.  It is without a doubt one of the most wonderfully documentaries you could have caught on the festival circuit, and now it is available online at IndieBoom. When you hear this interview with director Sarah Prikryl …

Episode 78: Heather Hillstrom

At Film Invasion Los Angeles in June, 2018, Heather Hillstrom’s short film The King In The Ring took home a Grand Jury Prize. This is one of those films that people will never forget.  I’m certain that in five or ten years, I can refer to this film and anyone who saw it will know …

Episode 76: Joe Petricca

Joe Petricca’s short film A Meditation took home the Audience Award at the Sherman Oaks Film Festival in 2017.  Winning this award was no surprise, as A Meditation is one of those short films that completely engages its audience from start to finish. Joe gave a great Q&A at the festival but, just like his film, it …

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 …

Episode 65: Jeremy Foley & Sara O’Reilly

You want to talk about indie filmmakers?  Between them, Sara O’Reilly & Jeremy Foley wrote, produced, directed, and edited the award winning short film The Faceless Man.  On top of that, they’re totally nice people and everyone who worked with them on this laborious passion project speaks highly of them.  Even their lead actor, who endured …

Episode 61: “Stay” with Chris, Devin & Zach

Besides winning the Grand Jury Prize at the Sherman Oaks Film Festival in 2017, the feature film Stay is the indie movie that everyone thinks about making and either doesn’t or fails trying.  A bunch of talented, dedicated friends pulled together the script, performers, and equipment that they needed to make a 90 minute film …

Episode 59: Seth Coltan

Seth Coltan is a humble, reserved man who doesn’t realize what a powerhouse talent he is.  His short obSETHed: Memorial Day is one of the rock-solid funniest short films you’re going to see.  And as an actor he very humbly shares that he has made appearances on Broad City, Workaholics, and American Horror Story.  Yet he is going …