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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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Feb 21, 2023

How do you take an idea from concept, to short story, to a 9 studio bidding war? In our latest episode Ryan talks with Scott Glassgold (a Manager and Producer with well over a decade of experience) about how he did exactly that! 

After getting his start at New Line Cinema and Disney, Scott Founded Ground Control, an...

Mar 2, 2022

Chris and Zeek are the writer/director team behind PROSPECT, an indie sci-fi film that broke through the ceiling of its budget and has since gone on to find its audience on streaming.

Even though Chris and Zeek were happy with their film, they couldn't help but think that there must be a better way to get a budget for...

Nov 30, 2021

Via Twitter Spaces, Ryan interviews Scott Glassgold, who answers an array of questions in regards to pitching, budgeting, casting your lead, look books, studio vs. independent filmmaking, and funding feature and TV projects.

Scott Glassgold is a Manager and Producer with well over a decade of experience. After getting...

Sep 14, 2021

Alexandra Fehrman is the Emmy nominated Sound mixer of Amazon's 'THE BOYS'. Her work spans series and features with projects like Killer Joe and Wu-Tang: An American Saga.

But what is a sound mixer, and what do all of the other departments inside the sound team do? Alexandra sheds light on that, plus some of her tricks...

Aug 31, 2021

How do you make a small budget seem large or few resources seem plentiful? That is what Ryan and Colin Levy discuss in this latest episode. Colin is no stranger to making an indie budget look like a Hollywood blockbuster. His short film, Skywatch stands shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the biggest films you've seen,...