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The Film Riot Podcast is a conversation with talented and innovative filmmakers. From directors, editors, stunt coordinators, DPs, Actors, VFX artists, and more. During the series, we will be diving into the process, art, and lifestyle of filmmaking from every aspect.

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Sep 18, 2018

Dan Trachtenberg is the director of 10 Cloverfield Lane, Black Mirror (Playtest), and the coming series The Boys. Today on the show, Ryan talks to Dan about directing, film school, pitching, and navigating notes.


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Sep 12, 2018

Corin Hardy talks about his experience as a horror director on his latest film, The Nun.


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Aug 28, 2018

Isaiah Smallman is a writer, director, and producer. Most recently he was the executive producer of the A24 acquired film, "Never Goin' Back". On this episode, Ryan talks with Isaiah about the dos and don'ts of producing and what it takes to create and release independent films.


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Aug 14, 2018

Mike Pecci is a filmmaker from Boston who is currently in development on his first Hollywood feature. On this episode, we discuss his path to creating the script for his film and how he landed it at a major studio.

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