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Ep. 131 - Saman Kesh

Director Saman Kesh returns to talk about his incredible new short film, HIT TV, which premiered this past week and has already been selected as a Vimeo Staff Pick, making it Saman's 15th. Throughout the episode, we discuss our directorial processes, how they differ, and why it doesn't matter as long as you're passionate about it. Lots of nostalgia, who inspires us, and what we miss about their early works.

Shoutout to Baptiste for helping out with this week's notes!

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Ep. 78 - Saman Kesh

Saman Kesh, the award winning director behind the fantastic Luv Deluxe and ‘twerk bot’ music videos, the short film Controller, and many, many more joins us this week to discuss his love for film and directors’ philosophies he holds dear to his own. He also discusses how to deal with criticism as well as his education at Art Center and his struggles to fit into the conventional film format.

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Ep. 75 - Michael Arias

Tekkonkinkreet director Michael Arias joins us to share a few of his many film, anime, and manga influences, what it’s like living and working in Japan as a part of the Asian film industry, and a few tidbits about working with the Wachowskis to produce The Animatrix and collaborating with James Cameron on The Abyss.

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Ep. 25 - Robert Simons

In this episode with Robert Simons, we have an in-depth conversation about his personal journey. He discusses the source of his muse and how he has managed to turn some internal struggles in life into something amazing. We also talk about his work on Ender's Game and his recent success on his Kickstarter project, "Momentum".

Having the opportunity to have worked with Robert on Ender's Game, I saw first hand how passionate, positive, and driven he is to continually succeed. Watch out world, there is more monumental work headed your way from this talented soul.

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Ep. 20 - Jake Sargeant

This episode is the much anticipated 'Round 2' of my conversations with Jake Sargeant, where we focus our talks around the freelance lifestyle.  In this follow-up, we provide a more in-depth discussion about how to break down some of the vital elements to keeping your work/life balance healthy, supporting our creative community, and quite a few other helpful suggestions that we didn't get a chance to discuss in the last chat.

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