17 episodes

The Filmmaking Confidential podcast is the quintessential resource for independent filmmakers – from aspiring students to seasoned pros. Each episode is filled with invaluable perspective, secret tips, how-tos and general philosophy about making films, no matter the budget, no matter the location. Hosted by award-winning indie filmmaker Steve Balderson, the attention is focused on what it takes to be a productive filmmaker in an industry that is risk averse and locked in a world where rigid process seems more important than creativity. This is the podcast for anyone who has dreams and the determination to see them through. Each week we meet with filmmakers, writers, actors, artists and other notables ranging from Oscar and Golden Globe winners to obscure fringe creators.

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The Filmmaking Confidential podcast is the quintessential resource for independent filmmakers – from aspiring students to seasoned pros. Each episode is filled with invaluable perspective, secret tips, how-tos and general philosophy about making films, no matter the budget, no matter the location. Hosted by award-winning indie filmmaker Steve Balderson, the attention is focused on what it takes to be a productive filmmaker in an industry that is risk averse and locked in a world where rigid process seems more important than creativity. This is the podcast for anyone who has dreams and the determination to see them through. Each week we meet with filmmakers, writers, actors, artists and other notables ranging from Oscar and Golden Globe winners to obscure fringe creators.

    Actress Starina Johnson

    Actress Starina Johnson

    Starina Johnson is a multidisciplinary artist who can be seen in award-winning films, on stage, and behind the scenes in various productions.

    • 42 min
    Filmmaker Nathan Adloff

    Filmmaker Nathan Adloff

    Nathan Adloff's feature film “Miles” is semi-autobiographical and centers on a high school senior who joins the girls volleyball team in hopes of winning a college scholarship after his father's untimely death. It stars Molly Shannon, Paul Reiser, Missi...

    • 36 min
    Musician Eric Himan

    Musician Eric Himan

    Eric Himan is an award-winning nationally-touring soulful/folk/rock artist. His music has been featured on Sirius/XM's Coffeehouse radio station. Eric has toured with Leon Russell and Ani DiFranco. He has shared the stage with Patty Griffin, India.Arie, Edwin McCain, and many more. He has appeared in the The Advocate, Huffington Post, OUT, newspapers nationwide, won the Singer/Songwriter Awards in London and is endorsed by Fender Guitars.

    • 34 min
    Film & TV Editor Elliott Diviney

    Film & TV Editor Elliott Diviney

    Elliot Diviney began editing for Best Buy and the Minnesota Orchestra. In 2009, Elliot directed his first feature film, an indie crime comedy called “Paper-Maché.” Between 2011 and 2012, Elliot directed two sequels, “Potpourri” and “American “Rescue...

    • 51 min
    Scream Queen Debbie Rochon

    Scream Queen Debbie Rochon

    By the early 1990s, Debbie was working with multiple theatre companies in NYC including The Tribeca Lab where she played multiple characters in Stephen DiLauro’s play The Secret Warhol Rituals. In 1993 Debbie began her career in radio co-producing and...

    • 46 min
    Garrett Swann of the Santa Barbara Swanns

    Garrett Swann of the Santa Barbara Swanns

    Garrett Swann is a Santa Barbara native, now New Yorker, full-time realist, gym rat, go-getter, and a wannabe millennial.  Obsessed with great convos over coffee, he spends his days inspiring younger generations with his personal style, poise and...

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

MonsterMakerbyNight ,

Great Episode!

Great information that makes one inspired to grab a cameras, some lights and go start creating.

Raygun76 ,

Honest / no filter / no BS film talk

I’ve been a fan of Steve since Firecracker and this podcast is a big win for indie film. TRULY independent film. A must for anyone venturing into the wilderness of making a film. Sexy stuff here.

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