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Produced in association with the Anonymous Production Assistant, Crew Call is a show about life in the entertainment industry. You’ll hear from the people who work outside the spotlight and below-the-line to make your favorite TV and Movies—Cinematographers and Assistant Directors, Independent Film producers, Costume Designers, Grips, Set Decorators, and more. Returning after a year-long hiatus, with a new host and a new format, Crew Call is a show made by and for the crew. If you’re new to the business, going to school, or just interested in a Way-Behind-the-Scenes look at how movies and TV get made, we’ve got you covered.
||ExplicitHow to Make it Into Hollywood with Kate Lupo||Kate Lupo is an expert in helping students and recent grads land job and internships in the business and development side of Hollywood. She joins us on the show to talk about how she got her start, what the Mailroom actually is (if youve ever even heard||1/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitKeeping Your Eyes Open with Focus Group Moderator Neil Daly||In this episode, Neil Daly gives us an in-depth look at a little known job in the entertainment industry. He’s one of the guys in charge of getting the honest opinions out of an audience before a movie is even finished, but there’s a lot more||1/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGetting through the Holiday Slump with Crew Call Producers Jeff Chaney and Matt Price||When you work in the entertainment business, the space between Thanksgiving and New Years Day can be a mess of canceled gigs, no work, and unpredictable finances. In this episode the producers and host of Crew Call sat down to talk about what and why th||1/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Holiday Message from Crew Call!||Christmas is creeping up, so we’re taking a brief rest this week to pause, reflect, and polish up the last few episodes of Season One of Crew Call. This episode is here just to thank all you wonderful people for listening, and offer up a little nug||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSetting the Score with Composer Benjamin Young||Composer Benjamin Young talks about what goes into the composition process--logistically, philosophically, and technically, and how to talk to a composer in a way that will get you what you want for your movie.||12/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitNo Regrets with Director and Actress Nicki Hunter||Adult Entertainment can be one of those ‘barely acknowledged, rarely mentioned’ corners of the entertainment industry, but have you ever wondered what actually goes into working in porn? Turns out, it’s a lot more than you might think. We sat down w||12/6/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitSuper Hungry the Podcast: Moving to and Away from Los Angeles!||This week on the show, it’s a crossover episode! Virginia Anzengruber of Super Hungry the Podcast and Chris Henry of Crew Call interview each other about moving to LA, what to do when you land here if you don’t have a job lined up, and ways to make||11/29/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitJoining the Union with Art Director/Prop Assistant Heidi Koleto||Art Director/Prop Assistant Heidi Koleto joins us for a brief discussion about what an art director is, what they do, and how she ended up doing it—and then we move into an incredibly illuminating discussion about Heidi’s experience joining IATSE Loca||11/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat the Heck is a Producer, Anyway? With Brandon Heitkamp!||Brandon Heitkamp, producer of movies like Bad Frank and Valley of Bones, sat down with us and went through what the job of a workaday producer is, what he looks for in a script, and what he looks for in the people he hires to make his movies. If youre cu||11/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStarting With Nothing with Actor Stand-In Clay Chamberlin||Ever hear about actor stand-ins? Think the job is as simple as existing and looking like someone else? Prepare to be corrected in a pleasant and informative way! This interview with Actor stand-in Clay Chamberlin will fill you in on the whole deal, and g||11/8/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitQuit Your Day Job with Bradford Hunter Wray||This is actually the very first interview we recorded for the new season of Crew Call, and it’s FULL of fantastic advice for anyone who’s maybe already been working a different kind of career and is thinking about making the switch to The Ind||11/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanF is for Family and The Simpsons with Michael Price||Some of us will be fortunate enough to grow our careers to the point where we’ve got *more than one* crazy-big project in the works at all times, and it’s those times that you’ll be glad you listened to this interview with Michael Price||10/26/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGet Hired Again with 1st AD Sushi Garciaparra||New to the Industry? Thinking of starting a career in entertainment? Chances are, you’re going to start as a PA. And chances are, someone like 1st AD Sushi Garciaparra is going to be your boss. Listen as we go through the basics of a day on a film||10/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMake Your Movie with Matthew T Price||Everyone wants to get their movie made. This interview with Matthew T Price—Director and co-writer of the indie horror thriller “Other Halves”—is your starter-guide to the whole process. If you’ve ever wondered about the considerations||10/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 0: We’re Back!||Crew Call is back! A brand-new season of 13 in-depth below-the-line interviews is headed your way, with Shortwave Radio founder and former Crew Call producer Chris Henry taking over as host!||10/17/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
I Never Knew What Any of This Was
I always wondered why movie credits were so long. Now I know!
thank you for taking the time to help point us all in the right direction. i’ve learned so much from your blog and podcast.
This podcast is an amazing opportunity to learn about each job on set. Its always fun to see who the next guest is and what stories they have to tell. It is definitely a one-of-a-kind podcast!