Director Maceo Frost joins us this week to share the story of his background, his involvement with art, and how he came to be the artist he is today. We discuss Maceo’s humble beginnings making skateboard videos and evolving into directing projects of his own, how he overcomes doubting himself, and the conflicts of being a control freak.Read More
Finnish film director Timo Vuorensola joins us this week to discuss some politics, the touchy subject matter present in his movies, the crazy world of crowdsourced filmmaking, and the importance of retaining originality in your creative process.Read More
Multidisciplinary artist Maxim Zhestkov joins us this week to share his thoughts on the universal language of art, how MTV music videos shaped his fascination with media, the painful lessons of making film, and his endless goal to find bliss in his work.Read More
Legendary animator, writer, and director Peter Chung joins us this week to share a candid discussion about his viewpoint on what it is to be creative, working in the medium of film and animation, and what inspires him.Read More
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!Read More
Swedish director Erik Wernquist joins us this week to discuss his major inspirations including sci-fi art and novels, how important passion projects are to his career, and a bunch of behind-the-scenes info on his short film Wanderers as well as his work for Jamie xx.Read More
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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