34 episodes

Life lessons and stories for filmmakers and fans. Guests hold > 100 Oscar/BAFTA nominations.

Red Carpet Rookies Mike Battle

    • TV & Film

Life lessons and stories for filmmakers and fans. Guests hold > 100 Oscar/BAFTA nominations.

    #32 - Ellen Lewis | Casting Director: Goodfellas, Forrest Gump, The Wolf of Wall Street

    #32 - Ellen Lewis | Casting Director: Goodfellas, Forrest Gump, The Wolf of Wall Street

    Go and grab your shine box people because today is a big one! 
    Today's guest is one of the key creative decision-makers behind a number of the world's most well-loved movies. Beginning her career casting under the legendary Juliet Taylor, she later went out alone, casting beloved titles including Forrest Gump, The Devil Wears Prada, Mamma Mia and Scent of A Woman. 
    It has been her collaborations though that have made up a bulk of her incredible career, notably her three films with Steven Spielberg, and a collaboration with Martin Scorsese, that runs all the way back to the 80s including Goodfellas, Casino, The Departed and many, many more. My guest is Ellen Lewis. 

    • 34 min
    #31 - Lisa Beroud | VFX Producer: Black Panther, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Her)

    #31 - Lisa Beroud | VFX Producer: Black Panther, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Her)

    Today's guest is a first for the show - someone at the top of the game in the field of VFX production. 

    Starting her career producing commercials she transitioned to James Cameron's famous VFX house digital domain, where she worked on titles including 47 Ronin, Her and a multitude of David Fincher projects including zodiac and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. 

    Since leaving DD, she has progressed to be a VFX producer of hits such as Black Panther Terminator, dark fate, and Sonic the Hedgehog to our guests is Lisa Beroud.

    • 26 min
    #30 - Jeremy Swift | Actor: Ted Lasso, Downton Abbey, Mary Poppins Returns

    #30 - Jeremy Swift | Actor: Ted Lasso, Downton Abbey, Mary Poppins Returns

    Today’s guest is A SAG Award winning / emmy nominated actor and musician.
    With an extensive career featuring parts in iconic films such as Robert Altman’s Gosford Park, you will likely know him best from turns in Downtown Abbey, Mary Poppins Returns and most recently as the loveable Higgins in Apple TV’s smash hit - Ted Lasso.
    If that wasn’t enough, he also finds the time to make music with previous album Everything’s A Joke and more on the way soon. My guest is Jeremy Swift. 

    • 23 min
    #29 - Kirk Wise | Director: Beauty & The Beast (1991), Hunchback of Notre Dame, Atlantis: The Lost Empire

    #29 - Kirk Wise | Director: Beauty & The Beast (1991), Hunchback of Notre Dame, Atlantis: The Lost Empire

    Today’s guest is a multi-hyphenate animator, director, writer, and storyboard wizard. Gaining an early directing credit working on Disneyland's Cranium Command he was soon thrust into feature direction on historic classics such as The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Atlantis: The Lost Empire and of course, Beauty and the Beast, the first animated movie to ever be nominated for best picture. My guest is Mr Kirk Wise. 

    • 59 min
    #28 - Lucy Bevan | Casting Director: The Batman, Belfast, Ready Player One

    #28 - Lucy Bevan | Casting Director: The Batman, Belfast, Ready Player One

    Today’s guest is another first for the show and it’s an exciting one. The fabled role of Casting Director.
    Beginning her career in production working on films such as Tim Roth’s The War Zone, she made the move to Casting where she has flourished to one of the world’s most successful casting directors working on projects including Steven Spielberg’s Ready Player One, Venom Let There Be Carnage and recently the much lauded Matt Reeves Batman.
    Along the way she has developed a longstanding relationship with Sir Kenneth Branagh having worked on 9 projects together as well as cultivating a key role as casting director for Disney on movies including, Maleficent, Cinderella, Beauty and the Beast and Cruella...Our guest is Lucy Bevan. 

    • 26 min
    #27 - Baltasar Kormákur | Director: Beast, Everest, 2 Guns

    #27 - Baltasar Kormákur | Director: Beast, Everest, 2 Guns

    Today’s guest is quite the jack of all trades - a director, producer, writer, actor, and even studio owner, he is one of the rare people to have straddled both a career in his native language, all the while succeeding in Hollywood.
    Beginning with Icelandic home grown faire, he has since directed the likes of 2 Guns with Mark Wahlberg and Denzel Washington, Everest with Jake Gyllenhaal and most recently, Idris Elba vs a fully grown lion in Beast.
    Our guest is Baltasar Kormákur.

    • 22 min

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