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Guest:Jeremy Woolsey/Art Director/Pitch Perfect/Hidden Figures
Jeremy Woolsey is a feature film and television art director from New Orleans, La. who has over 50 credits to his name including the world wide hit “Pitch Perfect”. Woolsey’s films have generated nearly half a billion dollars worldwide at the box office and with four films releasing this year that total will certainly climb.Woolsey has worked with some top designers including Barry Robison, Wynn Thomas, Bill Arnold, Mark Ricker and Oscar nominated Anastasia Masaro. The last few years have taken him to the hotbed of Atlanta, Ga. Where he art directed “A Sunday Horse” directed by legendary stuntman Vic Armstrong and designed by Oscar nominated Stephen Altman. Woolsey also art directed “Vacation” for New Line, “Dirty Grandpa” for Lionsgate, “Keeping Up the Joneses” for Fox, “Bastards” for Alcon and is currently finishing up the true story of three African American women behind the scenes at NASA in the 60’s named “Hidden Figures”. This highly anticipated project is under the helm of Ted Melfi (“St. Vincent”) and is a Fox production.You can email your questions to email@example.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film
Profile:Sam Painter/Cinematographer/Emmy Nom/Transcendence/48 Hours
Sam Painter is an award winning Director of Photography based in Los Angeles whose influential work includes the coverage of historical events, groundbreaking exposes, and numerous celebrated documentaries. In Washington DC he went on to became a member of the White House Press Corp during Regan’s 2nd term. During this time he also freelanced for National Geographic, PBS, Entertainment Tonight, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous and numerous Magazine Shows of the day. He's worked throughout Europe interviewing a who’s who of the Music and Film world, including The Rolling Stones, remaining members of The Beatles, and The Who, as well as most of the 80’s New Wave/Punk Music scene. He also shot behind the scenes of just about every major movie and music video being shot in Europe at the time, including Superman, James Bond, Full Metal Jacket, and Whitney Houston’s very first music video amongst many others. In New York he met Academy Award winning Documentary Film Maker Alex Gibney. They have collaborated on some of the most watched documentaries in history including,“Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief,” which garnered an Emmy for Best Documentary and an Emmy nomination for Best Cinematography. He's worked on numerous bigger budget films including, “Transcendence”, “Inception”, “Moneyball”, “Laurel Canyon”, and “Wild Palms”. His work on the groundbreaking interview with Diane Sawyer and Charles Manson would lead to more network investigative projects, including Frontline, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours and Turning Point. Sam continues to work with HBO on several up coming Documentaries. You can email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Twitter @123Film
Profile:Patrick McMahon/Editor/Emmy Nom/Confirmation/Amityville: The Awakening
Patrick McMahon is a film editor who has worked on a wide variety of films and television shows for over four decades. Most recently Patrick was the archival editor for HBO's widely acclaimed TV movie CONFIRMATION, the film that chronicles the nomination and confirmation of Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court. Completed, but yet to be released projects include A SMALL MEASURE OF JUSTICE, a documentary about native American hero Elouise Cobell, and AMITYVILLE, a reboot of the horror franchise for The Weintsein Company and Blumhouse films. Patrick received a nomination for an ACE award for his work on the mini-series of STEPHEN KING'S, THE SHINING, as well as a prime time Emmy nomination and an ACE nomination for his work on HBO's 2006 documentary BAGHDAD ER. BAGHDAD ER, a cinema verite journey through the heart of Iraq at the height of the war. It is a searing, gut wrenching look at war as it is. It is the most nominated documentary in history. Patrick started his career in New York, working with actual celluloid, film, as an apprentice on Woody Allen's EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT SEX... BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK. Patrick has edited 6 television pilots, 4 of which have gone to series. You can email your questions to email@example.com or follow us on Twitter @123Film
Guest:Padraic McKinley/Editor/Kingdom/Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Padraic McKinley began his career in film as a music editor for renowned film editor William Anderson, A.C.E. After successful collaborations with Mr. Anderson including Paramount Pictures’ THE TRUMAN SHOW, Mr. McKinley began editing music videos, commercials, and title sequences for The Picture Company in Dublin, Ireland. He has since cut 13 feature films and over 75 episodes of television. Mr. McKinley’s first feature film as an editor was the 2002 critically acclaimed IGBY GOES DOWN for United Artists, collaborating with director Burr Steers for their first of four films together including the 2009 hit comedy 17 AGAIN for New Line Cinema, Universal Pictures’ 2010 romantic drama CHARLIE ST.CLOUD, and this year’s action-comedy PRIDE and PREJUDICE and ZOMBIES for Sony Pictures/Screen Gems. Mr. McKinley also has a long-standing cinematic relationship with director Gary Fleder, having collaborated on seven television pilots together and two feature films: Universal Pictures’ 2012 biographical sports drama THE EXPRESS and the 2014 action thriller HOMEFRONT for Open Road films. Mr. McKinley’s other film credits include the 2004 remake of ALFIE (Paramount Pictures), directed by Charles Shyer; the political drama BORDERTOWN (THINKfilm), directed by Gregory Nava; and the action film WILD CARD (Lionsgate) directed by Simon West. Television credits include such notable shows as THE SHIELD, DEXTER, LIFE ON MARS, LIE TO ME, OCTOBER ROAD, and the critically acclaimed drama KINGDOM for DirecTv. Mr. McKinley acts as the main editor on KINGDOM, having edited all 30 episodes to date. He is also the music editor, co-music supervisor, and co-producer of the show.
Guest:Daniel Bekerman/Producer/The Headhunter's Calling/WhistleBlower
Daniel Bekerman is a producer based in Canada with broad experience in creative producing, financing and service production. Recent productions, The Witch, a US/Canada co-production, won the Best Director Award at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival and made major sales to Universal and A24; and Bang Bang Baby, a musical directed by Cannes Residency alumnus Jeffrey St. Jules, starring Jane Levy, Justin Chatwin and Peter Stormare, won the Best Canadian First Feature Film Award at the Toronto International Film Festival and the Best Picture at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. It also won the Best First Feature Award at the Canadian Screen Awards. Pay the Ghost, directed by Uli Edel and starring Nicolas Cage, has received a wide theatrical release across world. The People Garden, written and directed by Nadia Litz and starring Dree Hemingway and Pamela Anderson, recently had its Premiere at BAFICI Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Film, and Two Lovers and a Bear directed by Oscar nominee Kim Nguyen which stars Tatiana Maslany and Dane DeHaan, is about to have its World Premiere at 2016 Cannes Film Festival’s Director’s Fortnight section. Army of One directed by Larry Charles (Borat), Tomato Red, an Irish-Canadian co-production, The Headhunter’s Calling, starring Gerrard Butler, Shimmer Lake, directed by Oren Uziel and starring Benjamin Walker, 22 Chaser, starring Brian J. Smith and Raoul Trujillo, Rememory, starring Peter Dinklage, and Backstabbing For Beginners, a Canada/Denmark co-production starring Ben Kingsley, are currently in post-production. You can email your questions to firstname.lastname@example.org or follow us on Twitter @123Film