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Have you wondered how anyone ever makes it in Hollywood?

Crew Call is a show about life in the entertainment industry. You’ll hear from the people who work outside the spotlight and below-the-line to make your favorite TV and Movies—Cinematographers and Assistant Directors, Independent Film producers, Costume Designers, Grips, Set Decorators, and more.

Crew Call is a show made by and for the crew. If you’re new to the business, going to school, or just interested in a Way-Behind-the-Scenes look at how movies and TV get made, we’ve got you covered.

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Have you wondered how anyone ever makes it in Hollywood?

Crew Call is a show about life in the entertainment industry. You’ll hear from the people who work outside the spotlight and below-the-line to make your favorite TV and Movies—Cinematographers and Assistant Directors, Independent Film producers, Costume Designers, Grips, Set Decorators, and more.

Crew Call is a show made by and for the crew. If you’re new to the business, going to school, or just interested in a Way-Behind-the-Scenes look at how movies and TV get made, we’ve got you covered.

    Getting in the Door with Debbie Liebling

    Getting in the Door with Debbie Liebling

    Today, we're talking with Deborah Liebling. Debbie has been a significant comedy tastemaker in film and TV both as an executive and as a producer. She is currently partnered with renowned film director Sam Raimi, under a first-look deal with WIIP. Under their POD 3 Banner. they have set up dark drama series, MALDICIÓN- from the Blair Witch team- at APPLE. They have a comedy at TBS, THE WORST PLANET and they are in pre-production on SEASON 2 of horror anthology 50 STATES OF FRIGHT at QUIBI.
    Deborah continues to produce independently in comedy. She is EXECUTIVE PRODUCER of HULU’s Emmy-nominated comedy, PEN 15. On the feature side, Deborah most recently produced PLUS ONE, starring Maya Erskine and Jack Quaid, which won the Audience Award at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival and continues to stream on HULU. 
    On our show, Debbie talks about the early days of Comedy central, developing original comedy series, and what she expects from a good assistant.
    To hear the full interview, subscribe on our Patreon page: http://bit.ly/tapatreon

    • 34 min
    Climb the PA ladder with Jason Roberts

    Climb the PA ladder with Jason Roberts

    Here's our discussion with Line Producer Jason Roberts. He’s been working in the industry for over three decades, most recently as the Line Producer of Fox’s Filthy Rich, and UPM on Hulu’s The Orville. He also has a long career as an AD, going as far back as being a DGA trainee on Seinfeld, with many, many movies and TV shows in between.
    If you want to know how to climb the ladder from PA to producer, Jason is definitely someone to hear from.
    To hear the full interview, subscribe on our Patreon page: http://bit.ly/tapatreon

    • 57 min
    Academy Award-nominated writer/director Billy Ray

    Academy Award-nominated writer/director Billy Ray

    Today we're talking with Academy Award-nominated writer/director/raconteur Billy Ray! Mr. Ray takes us through his entire career, from assistant to producer/showrunner. He gives not only great advice, but inspiration for aspiring writers everywhere. And, of course, we discuss COVID, because how could we not?
    To hear the full interview, subscribe on our Patreon page: http://bit.ly/tapatreon

    • 34 min
    How to Make it Into Hollywood with Kate Lupo

    How to Make it Into Hollywood with Kate Lupo

    This is it you guys! It’s the season finale of Crew Call.

    I’ve been holding on to this one because it’s one of my favorites we’ve done in this new batch and I wanted it to sit somewhere special. So this week, on the season finale of Crew Call, I have the great pleasure to air this interview with the Incredible Kate Lupo of EntryLevelHollywood.com.

    Who is this person, you may ask? Kate Lupo is a speaker and career coach here in Los Angeles, but she is not just any speaker or career c

    • 47 min
    Keeping Your Eyes Open with Focus Group Moderator Neil Daly

    Keeping Your Eyes Open with Focus Group Moderator Neil Daly

    In this episode, Neil Daly gives us an in-depth look at a little known job in the entertainment industry. He’s one of the guys in charge of getting the honest opinions out of an audience before a movie is even finished, but there’s a lot more to it that just collecting survey cards. Tune in and learn all about that gig, and grab some incredibly good tips on how to keep your eyes open to unique opportunities as you build your career in entertainment. Enjoy!

    • 53 min
    Getting through the Holiday Slump with Crew Call Producers Jeff Chaney and Matt Price

    Getting through the Holiday Slump with Crew Call Producers Jeff Chaney and Matt Price

    It’s that time of year again. When you work in the entertainment business, the space between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day can be a mess of canceled gigs, no work, and unpredictable finances. In this episode the producers and host of Crew Call sat down to talk about what and why the holiday slump happens, how they get through it, and how to stay positive while you wait for the phone to start ringing again. So happy New Year, everyone! And don’t worry, those jobs will start rolling in

    • 46 min

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