Behind The Takes is a weekly film and tv podcast featuring insightful discussions with a variety of creatives - from filmmakers to festival movers and shakers, and beyond.
Join us, an eclectic group of film enthusiasts from around the world, as we dive into industry conversations with a purpose (and some laughs) to explore what lies behind the screen.
Art Films with Amanda Kramer: creativity and independent filmmaking
Ashley and Bianca interview LA based filmmaker Amanda Kramer, exploring the creative process behind psychological thriller Ladyworld. Amanda shares her unconventional route to directing, and delves into the importance of making bold choices in her filmmaking style within sound, makeup and casting. Find her on afilmbyamandakramer.com
Creativity within Capitalism with Emily Ellis (and giving the people what they want)
Ashley and Newton are joined by filmmaker Emily Ellis, as they delve into the ramifications of capitalism on creativity. They discuss the creative process behind Emily’s latest stop motion animation Sometimes Nothing is Heaviest, crowdsourcing ideas, Wes Anderson and flamingo butts. Find her on IG @littledirtbigroad or at createdwithoutfear.com
Welcome to Behind the Takes!
Meet Ashley, Bianca, Chang, Emmanouil and Newton as they introduce the podcast. The hosts discuss their favourite filmmakers and (lack of) favourite film, and share their hot takes on Mamma Mia 2 and 3D films. As the new year approaches, they reminisce on life before the pandemic and take a nearly impossible film quiz.
Behind the Takes (Trailer)