By Dave Jackson
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The Messengers is a documentary about podcasting. This podcast is the inside stories about the documentary. Yes we know, a podcast about a movie about podcasting. Hear about the stories that are changing lives, that inspire people to sacrifice to get the word out. What's your message?
||CleanA Happy Meal For Your Boy||In this episode, we hear about the team knocking on doors and having screenings of the movie. Danny Peña was using every ounce of influence he had tapped into friends, family, and his connection with CBS radio. The podcast premiered on March...||8/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMassive Ups - Massive Downs||Behind the scenes stories of the screening of the Messengers Documentary. You will hear how the crew went from family emergencies to standing ovations, to a financial crisis, to overcoming obstacles, to funerals. You'll hear how some divine...||5/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitThe Pressure Cooker||In the last episode Willie had tried (and tried, and tried) to talk some sense into Saulo. Now the boys had to figure out if the movie could be made without Saulo's footage. Even if they could, they had tons of footage to sift through as the...||3/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Interrogation||In this episode you hear Willie Harper (who was on the phone in the last episode and couldn't hear the conversation) and Saulo Zayas as Willie tries to figure out why Zaulo didn't ask for more money, when he was given additional responsibilities. In...||3/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitIs This The End of the Road?||Today you hear a disagreement between Executive Producer Kris Krimitsos and Editor Saulo Zayas as Chris has decided to remove Saulo from the project. Saula had planned on that paycheck for editing, he felt he had spent time shooting the film and...||1/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFilming John Lee Dumas at His House||Today we go behind the scenes where you can hear what goes into a video shoot when you get one shot to get it right. The crew has flown to Puerto Rico to Record John Lee Dumas of eofire.com You also hear how crazy Willie Harper is when it comes...||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Fly on a Puerto Rican Wall||Today the crew heads to Peurto Rico to record John Lee Dumas and have some issues and some great conversations. Follow the show and get on the email lit at www.themessengersdoc.com James Van Prooyen Nick Snapp, Tyler Shef, and Jamie...||10/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAward Winning Film Makers?||In this episode we listen in on some heated dialogue between Executive Producer Chris Krimitsos and Film Makers Neil Guilarte and Willie Harper. When a band who players covers suddenly announces "This next song is one of our own" everyone in...||9/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReverse Culture Shock||Today we learn how the crew has more than customs to deal with when they come home from Guatemala. The Crowd Funding is Underway Please support the movie by going to www.supportthemessengers.com Today episode features clips from Shawn Smith of...||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFilming the Shots That Will Change the World||This week the crew follows Sean Smith to Guatemala where they had to film the people without humiliating them. We talk about How did Sean get in Guatemala in the first place? What was an average day like? What was it like getting...||8/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTales From The Road||This episode continues to follow the film and you will learn and get to know: How they came up the name of the movie. What happens when you mix Horses and Drones. What it's like to go to the E3 Gaming Conference. Danny "Godfree" Peña of Gamertag...||7/30/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Idea - The Movie - The Crew||In this first episode, you get introduced to the movie. You'll hear how a small idea about a podcasting event in Florida grew to be a full blown documentary complete with drone camera shots. You'll also hear some information that is coming in...||7/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
The Back Story
This show is a fantastic peek behind the curtain to “see” the making of this great film. Thanks to Dave for making it happen.
I just binged listened to all episodes. Moving on so many levels. Niel Guilarte was powerful. The perspective of Guatemala. Save a newspaper.