Jon and Pete talk with artists, authors, musicians, filmmakers, athletes and creators about their processes, challenges, origins, relationships that influenced their work, and what brings them to the place where they perform at their peak.
Rob Neyer & Jim DeFelice – Baseball Hall of Fame
Rob Neyer and Jim DeFelice talk with Pete A Turner and the Baseball Hall of Fame. Rob discusses his idea of a player needing 2 hooks. Jack Morris had that great world series game 7. Andy Pettie however doesn't quite have it.
The Baseball Hall of fame announces is 2021 class of players...and we're glad to post our thoughts on the day the hall makes the call. Is it Curt Schilling? Roger Clemens? Barry Bonds? Gary Sheffield? We'll talk about all of them.
Jeffrey Reddick - Don't Look Back & Final Destination
Jeffrey Reddick returns to the Break It Down Show to discuss his directorial debut Don't Look Back. During the last episode, we discussed Jeffrey's back story and how he developed as a screenwriter with New Line Cinema. Jeffrey hit an absolute smash with his Final Destination franchise. Pete and Jeffrey talk about Don't Look Back, what it takes to make a movie like this, the actors, and some of his inspirations like Wes Craven. Jeffrey wasn't known as a director, but it sure seems like he's changed that.
Jordan Hodges and Chris Faulisi – The Shade Shepherd
The movie started out as, "Let's go to the woods and just improve and shoot a movie." Jordan Hodges had been working on Faulisi to make a movie for years. After several failed attempts...he got him The movie ended up becoming the Shade Shepherd. A tale of two brothers helping each other when drugs, the law and time all start to run short. \Geoff Calhoun joins Pete as cohost-there's never enough Geoff in our lives, Jordan and Chris clearly love each other, finally, the way they talk about this film...
247 - Andy Summers
Today's guest is the incredible Andy Summers. Andy's status as a legend was certified when he, Stewart Copeland and Sting formed the Police.
The success of the Police, ultimately enabled/forced Andy to find new things to explore as an artist. In particular photography...as he evolved past emulation, he discovered his own area for creation. Merging media now defines Andy as an artist. Music, improvisation, photography, spoken word and anything else that fits, that's how Andy pursues art.
Benjamin Madrid – No Place, Scam of the Century
Benjamin Madrid is a seasoned commercial actor, who also performs stand up comedy. Benjamin co-writes and stars in No Place a movie about a low level hustler who gets in deeper than he expects. No Place is directed and co-written by Peter Matsoukas. We love Indie movies...and we love supporting Indican Pictures. One of the things about Indie movies is there's a family in each project. In this case a new community of filmmakers had to be nurtured in Indianapolis (the location). Pete A Turner hosts
Nicholas Joseph Cunha and Nicole Fahel - Bang! Bang! Movie
What do you do when you graduate from film school...be it from the acting, directing or other programs? Why you make films of course. This is exactly what Nicholas and Nicole did with their movie Bang Bang.
Pete A Turner discusses the filmmaking process with Nicole and Nicholas. They managed to get a 6 figure budget, shoot in Brazil and get Indican to pick up their movie. Not bad for some emerging, yet talented moviemakers. Bang Bang is a heist movie...and it gets crazy fast.
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