IFH 502: Lighting the Biggest Films of All-Time with Dean Cundey A.S.C

Right-click here to download the MP3 Today, my guest is a prolific cinematographer, accomplished photographer, and member of the American Society of Cinematographers, Dean Cundey A.S.C. Dean rose to fame for extraordinary cinematography in the 1980s and 1990s. His early start was working on the set of Halloween.  Dean is credited as director of photography…

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IFH 499: From Sundance Sleeper Hit To Blockbuster Career

Right-click here to download the MP3 It’s always way fun to have a guest who is also a fan of the show. This week’s guest is definitely a member of the tribe. We chatted up pre-interview about some of his favorite IFH podcast episodes like Ed Burns and Joe Carnahan and I knew front hen…

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IFH 498: The Making of Small Engine Repair with John Pollono

Right-click here to download the MP3 This week I brought on the show, playwright, screenwriter, director, and actor, John Pollono.  I wanted to go down the road a little bit about his remarkable journey in the business which expands across theatre and short films.  John is one of the founders of the Jabberwocky Theatre Company…

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IFH 497: Raiders! Making the Greatest Fan Film of All Time

Right-click here to download the MP3 Back in 1981, the classic action-adventure movie Raiders Lost Ark was a fan favorite for many. The film went on to become one of the most beloved mimetic treasures of all time. But the ultimate fans were a teenage trio who kind of took it a little bit further…

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IFH 496: How to Make Money with PSD Self Distribution

Right-click here to download the MP3 Our guests today are filmmakers and developers, Zach Lona and Anthony Gibson. Zach is the founder of Chicago-based film production company, Eleusinian Productions studio that invented the Patronized Self-Distribution (PSD) model. The Patronized self-distribution (PSD) uses NFTs essentially as an alternative film distribution model from traditional Hollywood distribution. It…

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IFH 495: $300,000+ in Debt for Film School with Zack Morrison

Right-click here to download the MP3 The crippling student debt crisis in America threatens college the financial freedom of many students. According to Forbes 2020 student loan debt statistics, there are 45 million borrowers who collectively owe nearly $1.6 trillion in student loan debt in the U.S. and student loan debt is now the second-highest…

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IFH 494: Adventures in Bad Distribution Deals with Heather Turman

Right-click here to download the MP3 I am delighted to have as a guest on the show today, Filmmaker, comedian and podcaster, Heather Turman. She’s the creator and writer of the feature film, Stuck, starring Joel McHale, Heather Matarazzo, and SNL’s Chris Redd. And the host of the Indie Women Podcast on Youtube. Darby finds…

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