61 episodes

It's not easy being an independent filmmaker. Host Joyce Kline digs into all things indie film, going behind the scenes to ask real questions for the inside scoop. This podcast is where you'll find out everything new coming to CineVic, Victoria, BC, Canada’s artist-run independent film society.

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It's not easy being an independent filmmaker. Host Joyce Kline digs into all things indie film, going behind the scenes to ask real questions for the inside scoop. This podcast is where you'll find out everything new coming to CineVic, Victoria, BC, Canada’s artist-run independent film society.

    S4E6 - Tender Masculinity - w/ Andrés Felipe Ángel

    S4E6 - Tender Masculinity - w/ Andrés Felipe Ángel

    With all the talk about toxic masculinity, it’s a real treat to watch a film that explores traditionally held “masculine” qualities like aggression, competitiveness — even homophobia — while also acknowledging masculinity’s potential for tenderness, nurturance, and protectiveness. Working with amateur actors from the Bogotá barrio, filmmaker Andrés Felipe Ángel manages to pull that off and more in his sensitive autobiographical coming of age film Rage. It’s a real treat to hear Andrés s...

    • 10 min
    S4E5 - Creating Caring Sets w/ Ana de Lara (pt. 2)

    S4E5 - Creating Caring Sets w/ Ana de Lara (pt. 2)

    When you’re on set and your film deals with the potentially triggering subject of suicide, how do you provide for the physical and emotional needs of a diverse cast and crew? This was the challenge that led filmmaker Ana de Lara to collaborate with Women In the Director’s Chair to develop a ground breaking new program called Safer Creative Spaces. In this episode, Ana shares how the program helped her create a more caring environment on the set of her upcoming web series Best Friend Me. ...

    • 10 min
    S4E4 - Making Anything Funny w/ Ana de Lara

    S4E4 - Making Anything Funny w/ Ana de Lara

    Is your concept brave enough to be “not safe, taboo," or “mean and awful”? Filipina/Canadian filmmaker Ana de Lara thinks it just might make a great comedy! In Part I of our interview with this multiple award-winning Filipina/Canadian actor/writer/director/producer, Ana tells us about Best Friend Me—her six-episode comedy web series that involves the topic of...suicide? Learn from this comedy pro how she works with family, knows when an idea has legs, and how you too, can “ma...

    • 10 min
    S4E3 - Mind Control & Synchronicity w/ Emanuel Foucault

    S4E3 - Mind Control & Synchronicity w/ Emanuel Foucault

    The brutal “treatments” that the Canadian government and CIA jointly funded at the height of the Cold War era’s brainwashing paranoia are the stuff of nightmares. Patients with diagnoses as innocent as postpartum depression were rendered virtual zombies for life, creating a legacy of intergenerational trauma and perpetrator guilt that inspired filmmaker Emanuel Foucault’s riveting short film Washer. In this episode Emanuel describes:· The devastating mind control experimen...

    • 10 min
    S4E2 - What Really Worked w/ Connor Gaston

    S4E2 - What Really Worked w/ Connor Gaston

    If you’re interested in ways a filmmaker’s career can advance, this is an episode you won’t want to miss! Listen up as multiple award-winning Vancouver writer/director Connor Gaston shares the roots of his fascination with reincarnation, the value of graduating from programs like the Canadian Film Centre and the TIFF Talent Lab, and what ultimately got him meetings in Hollywood that landed him an LA manager.Connor’s films have screened in prestigious festivals around the world including...

    • 10 min
    S4E1 - Beautiful Disasters w/ Connor Gaston

    S4E1 - Beautiful Disasters w/ Connor Gaston

    There’s certain to be lots that filmmakers and other creatives can relate to in part one of Joyce Kline’s two-part interview with Vancouver based, internationally award-winning, writer/director Connor Gaston. With humour and rare honesty, Connor shares the joys and challenges of growing up in a household of writers, adapting his own father’s novel, collaborating with his brother Vaughn, directing children, and how he bounces back when something doesn’t work. Connor’s films have screened ...

    • 10 min

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