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This podcast gives a behind the scenes look at show business. Laura Powers interviews writers, actors, directors, musicians and fascinating people in the entertainment industry.

Behind the Scenes Laura Powers

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 21 Ratings

This podcast gives a behind the scenes look at show business. Laura Powers interviews writers, actors, directors, musicians and fascinating people in the entertainment industry.

    Editing with Nina Helene Hirten

    Editing with Nina Helene Hirten

    Nina Helene Hirten is a cinematic editor and multimedia artist in Los Angeles. Some of her recent notable work was serving as editor for Universal’s Curious George: Royal Monkey, and Previsualization Editor for both Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp and Sony’s Venom. In addition, she edits indie projects in the genres of animation, horror, drama, and more. Currently, she is lead editor on Amy Pohler’s animated series “Duncanville”, airing on Fox and Hulu.

    After earning an BFA in Film from Ryerson University in Toronto, Nina edited and composed the music for the feature documentary, Citizen Marc, as well as edited a number of short indie films, music videos, and documentaries in Canada. She served on the board of the Canadian Cinema Editors (CCE) for 6 years.

    Born in New York City, and educated in San Francisco, Stuttgart’s Technical School of Media (HdM) in Germany, and Toronto, and now living in L.A., Nina has powerful international eyes and ears for all aspects of film and media. She is a member of IATSE Local 700 and is actively involved in a number of editing and animation communities in the L.A. area. Learn more at https://ninahirten.com/

    To find out more about Laura and her work please visit her website at www.laurapowers.net. You can also find Laura on Twitter @thatlaurapowers, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, and on Instagram and TikTok at laurapowers44.

    • 22 min
    GRAMMYs 2022 Wrap-Up

    GRAMMYs 2022 Wrap-Up

    Laura was at the star-studded awards show and has the scoop on all the awards as well as the more serious moments such as Ukrainian President Zelinsky's address. Be sure to listen to hear about all the awards given out by the Recording Academy.

    To find out more about Laura and her work please visit her website at www.laurapowers.net. You can also find Laura on Twitter @thatlaurapowers, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, and on Instagram and TikTok at laurapowers44.

    • 2 min
    Oscars 2022 Wrap-Up

    Oscars 2022 Wrap-Up

    Laura's summary of the 94th Academy Awards includes a discussion of Will Smith slapping Chris Rock. Other mentions include Best Picture-winner CODA, Best Actor winner Will Smith for King Richard, Best Actress winner Jessica Chastain for In the Eyes of Tammy Faye, Billie Eilish for Best Original Song in No Time to Die, Encanto for Best Animated Feature, and Drive My Car which won in the International Feature category. Be sure to listen for the full rundown of highlights.

    To find out more about Laura and her work please visit her website at www.laurapowers.net. You can also find Laura on Twitter @thatlaurapowers, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, and on Instagram and TikTok at laurapowers44.

    • 5 min
    Directors Guild Awards 2022

    Directors Guild Awards 2022

    In case you missed it, Laura has all the highlights of this year's Directors Guild Awards, which was held in Beverly Hills and hosted by Jed Apatow. Awardees included Jane Campion for The Power of the Dog, Maggie Gyllenhaal for The Lost Daughter, Mark Mylod for Succession, the series Hacks, Barry Jenkins for The Underground Railroad, Spike Lee, and Don Roy King for SNL.

    To find out more about Laura and her work please visit her website at www.laurapowers.net. You can also find Laura on Twitter @thatlaurapowers, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, and on Instagram and TikTok at laurapowers44.

    • 3 min
    Screen Actors Guild Awards 2022 Wrap-Up

    Screen Actors Guild Awards 2022 Wrap-Up

    Laura gives a summary of the televised SAG awards. Some of the highlights in this episode are mentions of Squid Game, Will Smith's role in King Richard, and Helen Mirren's Achievement Award. Make sure to subscribe to the podcast so you don't miss Laura's upcoming wrap-up of the Oscars!

    To find out more about Laura and her work please visit her website at www.laurapowers.net. You can also find Laura on Twitter @thatlaurapowers, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, and on Instagram and TikTok at laurapowers44.

    • 3 min
    King Richard, The Power of the Dog, and Dog with Channing Tatum

    King Richard, The Power of the Dog, and Dog with Channing Tatum

    Laura gives a recap of some of the highlights from the Denver Film Festival, including King Richard starring Will Smith, and Sing 2 starring Bono and Scarlett Johansson. Also in this episode are Laura's latest Netflix recommendations, including Dog starring Channing Tatum.

    Laura's Spotify Profile, containing her latest releases of Santa Baby and her original song Back Then (available for licensing!)
    https://open.spotify.com/artist/0vbXPLuXLXqeqgkFBmOCOV?si=ZfNHqxJzTG62Ybr1dcCv1Q

    Stay tuned for Laura's coverage of upcoming festivals and film industry events!

    To find out more about Laura and her work please visit her website at www.laurapowers.net. You can also find Laura on Twitter @thatlaurapowers, on Facebook @thatlaurapowers, and on Instagram and TikTok at laurapowers44.

    • 5 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
21 Ratings

21 Ratings

cidk92 ,

Amazing insight!

What an interesting show. To hear from insiders in the film business. I look forward to digging j to the long history of this podcast!

Karl Anthony Jr. ,

Amazing show

If you’ve ever wanted a better glimpse into what happens in the entertainment industry behind the scenes look no further than this podcast! This podcast is exciting and informative and will have you coming back for more!

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Great info with some wonderful guests!

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