Discover Indie Film
By Jeff Howard
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Meet tomorrow's filmmakers today. Hosted by film festival programmer Jeff Howard, Discover Indie Film features interviews with filmmakers from the festival circuit who rise above the crowd. Find out what films inspire them, how they get their films made, and what they plan to do next.
||ExplicitEpisode 81: Four Questions with Sarah Prikryl||This DIF4Q is with Sarah Prikryl. Sarah’s documentary short film Family: A Love Story took home a Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion Los Angeles in 2018. It is without a doubt one of the most wonderfully documentaries you could have caught on the fe||1/7/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 80: Sarah Prikryl||The documentary Family: A Love Story took home a Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion Los Angeles in 2018. It is without a doubt one of the most wonderfully documentaries you could have caught on the festival circuit,||12/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 79: DIF4Q with Heather Hillstrom||Heather Hillstrom took home the Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion Los Angeles 2018 for her short film The King In The Ring. Anytime I see a film that great at the festival I immediately start thinking about interviewing them for the podcast and findin||12/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 78: Heather Hillstrom||At Film Invasion Los Angeles in June, 2018, Heather Hillstrom’s short film The King In The Ring took home a Grand Jury Prize. This is one of those films that people will never forget. I’m certain that in five or ten years,||12/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 77: DIF4Q with Joe Petricca||When I interviewed Joe Petricca on this podcast about his career and his short film A Meditation, I found out exactly why his film won awards. Joe has spent 25 years in academia at the American Film Institute while working as a professional screenwrit||12/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 76: Joe Petricca||Joe Petricca’s short film A Meditation took home the Audience Award at the Sherman Oaks Film Festival in 2017. Winning this award was no surprise, as A Meditation is one of those short films that completely engages its audience from start to finis||12/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 75: DIF4Q Kevin Nielsen||Kevin Nielsen wrote and directed the award winning film See Yourself Out, which is a film you watch on this here website! Kevin’s film has so much to it. The filmmaking is spot-on, the acting is wonderful, and the short film he wrote is poignant,||12/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 74: Kevin Nielsen||Kevin Nielsen wrote and directed the award winning film See Yourself Out. As you can see from the laurels on the video embed below, this film cleaned up on the festival circuit. And part of that great festival run includes getting a Grand Jury Priz||12/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 73: DIF4Q with Varun Raman & Tom Hancock||Varun Raman & Tom Hancock made the brilliant short film Transmission. It was a standout at the Sherman Oaks Film Festival in 2017. Even though they live in the UK, we hopped on Skype for a few hours to record an interview and a DIF4Q. What is DIF4Q||12/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitEpisode 72: Varun Raman & Tom Hancock||Transmission. Transmission is a film that you MUST SEE. This film is a brilliant work of art from Varun Raman & Tom Hancock; a young team out of Manchester, England (though they’ve moved since) who studied film on their own,||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Jeff does a fantastic job of curating films that are worth checking out and then getting great insights into the process of how they are made! Wonderful information for any filmmaker curious about the challenges encountered and overcome (or not) when making an indie! Also just entertaining if you like to find good films!
This is what this industry needs
I'm so happy Jeff has decided to do this. This industry needs more interviews and insight with the scrappy, smaller filmmakers instead of just the big time Sundance winners. This is a great incentive for those filmmakers that are a part of the Film Invasion Film Festival and Sherman oaks film festival. I hope this podcast grows and becomes a big success.
A Great Look Into Indei Film
I'm a fan of indie movies, the sort who puts on Netflix and watches movies I never heard of all day. This podcast offers a great chance to hear from filmmakers that really interest me, the ones who are coming out of nowhere with really great work. I also like that you get the film festival experience of being able to watch the movie at discoverfilm.net first and then listen to an interview with the filmmaker.