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HWOOD dives into the entertainment industry by interviewing those involved with the creation of films, media, commercials, etc. Guests give anecdotes of their careers, while adding in tips and tricks on how they've become so accomplished.
||CleanEpisode 9 - It All Starts With a Great Cruise Voice||On this episode Jordi speaks with Justin Nichols, the in house Casting Director at Think Factory Media. Justin covers his history as a Cruise Director, his move to LA, his current role, and not trying TOO hard. Reality TV is a huge focus here and Just||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8 - From Detroit to Hollywood||In this episode of HWOOD, Jordi speaks with Director of Production Dan Pellar. The conversation begins by Dan talking about his unique history, how he got into the position he's in today, and the perseverance it took to stay in the industry he loves.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7- When Your Agent Actually Cares||In this episode of HWOOD, Jordi speaks with agent and motion picture partner, at The Worldwide Production Agency (WPA), Louiza Vick. They start their conversation by breaking down the differences between a manager and agent. Louiza walks us through the||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6 - Finding Your Tribe||On this episode, Jordi and co-host Jasper speak with freelance director and co-founder of Wrapal Brian Tan. They start the conversation with Brian explaining how he got his start in the film industry, notably "Tron Legacy" and "X-Men First Class", and h||5/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5 - Technically, I'm a Cinematographer||On this episode Jordi speaks with cinematographer Dustin Pearlman. They start by first distinguishing the difference between cinematographers, DPs and videographers, before transitioning into discussing camera and gear choices for different projects, Du||4/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4 - What You Didn't Learn in Film School||On this episode, Jordi and guest co-host Jasper Grey speak with Shane Stanley, Emmy award winning filmmaker and author. They discuss how Shane started his career path into filmmaking by learning on an edit bay, time lines for developing films, the role||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3 - Birdman Please Don't Kill Me||On this episode of HWOOD, Jordi speaks with Matt Marenyi a producer and co-owner of Human Element Productions based in Los Angeles. They discuss Matt's early career starting out as a PA, undervalued crew members in the production industry, the low budge||4/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2 - Starting at Entry Level||On this episode, Jordi speaks with Mark Lee an independent producer who first got his start working on "Terminator 3". They discuss one of Mark's first feature films "Entry Level," pooling investor funds to reduce risk on multiple projects, casting dive||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1 - Life After Killing the Taco Bell Dog||On this episode of HWOOD, our host speaks with Dan Keston an independent producer and an executive producer at The Young Turks network. They discuss Dan's first Sundance Film, the mechanics of financing films, optioning scripts, Dan's early career, and||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I’ve always wondered about the behind the scenes of Hollywood. This is a great peek into this world. Bravo!
Great insight into Hollywood
Jordi does a great job interviewing interesting people in the entertainment business. Definitely worth a listen!