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Toronto based journalist / filmmaker Mark R. Hasan interviews film composers, directors, and soundtrack & home video producers for the film / filmmusic media site KQEK.com, and the filmmaking site Big Head Amusements.com.

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Toronto based journalist / filmmaker Mark R. Hasan interviews film composers, directors, and soundtrack & home video producers for the film / filmmusic media site KQEK.com, and the filmmaking site Big Head Amusements.com.

    CanCon film historian Jason Pichonsky on restoring Julian Roffman's THE BLOODY BROOD (1959)

    CanCon film historian Jason Pichonsky on restoring Julian Roffman's THE BLOODY BROOD (1959)

    CanCon film historian, home video producer, and restorationist Jason Pichonsky discusses the premiere Blu-ray and DVD release of Julian Roffman's restored suspense-drama THE BLOODY BROOD (1959), from KINO Lorber, plus thoughts on John Huston's long unavailable PHOBIA (1980).

    • 39 min
    KQEK.com --- Interview with composes Amin Bhatia & Ari Posner (2020)

    KQEK.com --- Interview with composes Amin Bhatia & Ari Posner (2020)

    Composers Amin Bhatia and Ari Posner discuss scoring ANNE WITH AN E, CBC and Netflix's recent production of L.M. Montgomery's ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, as adapted by BREAKING BAD's Moira Walley-Beckett.
    Visit KQEK.com for additional film reviews, soundtrack reviews, interviews, and read the Editor's Blog by Mark R. Hasan for additional info and related links.
    Special Thanks to Amin Bhatia and Ari Posner, and Maike Eilert at White Bear PR.
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    • 29 min
    KQEK.com --- Interview with composer Austin Wintory (2019)

    KQEK.com --- Interview with composer Austin Wintory (2019)

    Composer Austin Wintory discusses scoring the new interactive full motion video game ERICA from Flavourworks, and published by Sony, and his compilation album REMNANTS. Music from both albums are available via Bandcamp.
    A prior interview from 2010 regarding Paul Solet's psychological shocker GRACE (2009) is also available.
    Visit KQEK.com for additional film reviews, soundtrack reviews, interviews, and read the Editor's Blog by Mark R. Hasan for additional info and related links.
    Special Thanks to Austin Wintory, and Maike Eilert at White Bear PR.
    Visit Austin Wintory's website for music samples, news, and media links.
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    • 35 min
    KQEK.com / ArtScopeTO --- Interview with photographer Pengkuei Ben Huang (2019)

    KQEK.com / ArtScopeTO --- Interview with photographer Pengkuei Ben Huang (2019)

    For the latest edition of ArtScopeTO, I interview photographer Pengkuei (Ben) Huang, whose current eco-series SOLEMN PINES FADING THINGS is exhibited at Toronto's Urban Gallery (400 Queen Street East) from May 2-31st, as part of the 2019 Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival.
    Huang discusses the genesis of his series, which examines the location and people in Japan's Tohoku region, and the lingering effects of the triple hit of an earthquake, tsunami, and the Fukushima Daiishi nuclear disaster in 2011.
    Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.
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    Visit www.benhuangphotos.com for more info on Huang's work.
    Special Thanks to Ben Huang for his generous time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar, and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

    • 9 min
    KQEK.com --- Interview with composer John Murphy (2019)

    KQEK.com --- Interview with composer John Murphy (2019)

    Composer John Murphy (28 DAYS LATER, MIAMI VICE) discusses scoring the BBC's lavish new 6-part mini-series LES MISERABLES (2018), based on Victor Hugo's epic novel; his main themes & use of the viola; and taking a break from scoring in 2015 after the album ANONYMOUS.
    Prior interviews with the composer from 2010 (regarding ARMORED) and 2015 (regarding ANONYMOUS)are also available.
    Visit KQEK.com for additional film reviews, soundtrack reviews, interviews, and read the Editor's Blog by Mark R. Hasan for additional info and related links.
    Special Thanks to John Murphy, and Adrianna Perez at White Bear PR.
    Visit John Murphy's website for more info on the composer.
    If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

    • 31 min
    KQEK.com / ArtScopeTO --- Interview with photographer Lori Ryerson (2019)

    KQEK.com / ArtScopeTO --- Interview with photographer Lori Ryerson (2019)

    In the latest ArtScopeTO podcast, I interview photographer Lori Ryerson, whose current series OFF THE BEATEN PATH is showcased from April 6-27, 2018, at Toronto's Urban Gallery, 400 Queen Street East. Topics include abandoned landscapes, vintage cars, capturing small details in unlikely places, and transitioning from a corporate career to working artist.
    Further info and stills from the exhibition are available via the Editor's Blog at KQEK.com.
    If you enjoyed this podcast, connect with us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
    Visit www.focalocity.ca for more info on Lori Ryerson's work.
    Special Thanks to Lori Ryerson for her generous time, Urban Gallery's manager Calvin Hambrook and curator Allen Shugar, and Glenda Fordham at Fordham P.R. for facilitating the interview.

    • 14 min

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