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Hosted by Jackson Vickery, Silver Screen Social delves into the inner workings of today’s most esteemed television and film productions. Jackson engages in thought-provoking interviews with industry insiders such as cinematographers, costume designers, actors, editors, composers, and more for conversations that transcend the technical aspects and behind the scenes to explore the profound cultural significance of each project, unraveling the "why" and "why now.”

Silver Screen Social Jackson Vickery

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Hosted by Jackson Vickery, Silver Screen Social delves into the inner workings of today’s most esteemed television and film productions. Jackson engages in thought-provoking interviews with industry insiders such as cinematographers, costume designers, actors, editors, composers, and more for conversations that transcend the technical aspects and behind the scenes to explore the profound cultural significance of each project, unraveling the "why" and "why now.”

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    Brian Armstrong, Steve Pederson & Greg Russell - Shōgun

    Brian Armstrong, Steve Pederson & Greg Russell - Shōgun

    On this episode, I spoke to supervising sound editor Brian Armstrong, re-recording mixer Steve Pederson and re-recording mixer Greg Russell about their work on Shōgun. 



    Brian Armstrong, supervising sound editor, is a… 

    -3x Emmy nominee (2x for Westworld and 1x Deadpool: The Movie) and a 1x MPSE Golden Reel Award winner for Westworld (Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Dialogue and ADR for Episodic Long Form Broadcast Media)



    Steve Pederson, re-recording mixer, is an... -Oscar winner for Apollo 13, 3x BAFTA nominee, a Cinema Audio Society Award winner for Apollo 13 and a 4x Emmy nominee 



    Greg Russell, re-recording mixer, is a...

    -17x Oscar nominee, a 2x BAFTA nominee, a 12x Cinema Audio Society Award nominee and a Daytime Emmy Award winner

    • 48 min
    Paul Leonard-Morgan - Fellow Travelers

    Paul Leonard-Morgan - Fellow Travelers

    On this episode, I spoke to composer Paul Leonard-Morgan about his work on Fellow Travelers.

    Fellow Travelers stars Matt Bomer and Jonathan Bailey. 

    Leonard-Morgan is an Emmy nominee, a 2x BAFTA nominee, and a Cinema Eye Honors Award nominee. 

    • 29 min
    James Norton & Uberto Pasolini - Nowhere Special

    James Norton & Uberto Pasolini - Nowhere Special

    On this episode, I spoke to actor James Norton and director, writer, and producer Uberto Pasolini about their work on Nowhere Special. 

    James Norton is best known for his roles in the popular British television series “Happy Valley,” “McMafia,” “War and Peace” and “Granchester.” In 2015 he was nominated for a BAFTA TV Award for Best Supporting Actor for his work on “Happy Valley” and in 2021 was nominated for a BIFA (Best Actor) for “Nowhere Special.” His work encompasses stage and screen; his most recent theatre performance in Ivo Van Hove’s staging of “A Little Life,” for which James garnered an Olivier Award nomination for his role as ‘Jude.’ His screen work includes Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women,” the Netflix thriller “Things Seen and Heard” with Amanda Seyfried, HBO Series “The Nevers,” Agnieszka Holland’s “Mr Jones” and most recently as the legendary record producer, Chris Blackwell, in the blockbuster hit, “Bob Marley: One Love.” 

    Uberto Pasolini founded Red Wave Films in 1993. He produced “The Full Monty,” which took over 250 million dollars at the worldwide box office, won a BAFTA for Best Film and was nominated for four Oscars including Best Picture. Other Red Wave produced films include “Palookaville” and “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” In 2007 Uberto directed, wrote and produced “Machan,” winner of numerous international awards including the Europa Cinemas Label Award in Venice. “Still Life,” his second feature, starred Eddie Marsan and Joanne Froggatt and went on to win Best Director, Orizzonti, Venice 2013 and numerous international festival awards. “Nowhere Special” starring James Norton premiered in Orizzonti at the 2020 Venice Film Festival.

    • 17 min
    Katie Irish - Manhunt

    Katie Irish - Manhunt

    On this episode, I spoke to costume designer Katie Irish about her work on Manhunt. 



    Based on the New York Times bestselling and Edgar Award-winning nonfiction book from author James L. Swanson, “Manhunt” is a conspiracy thriller about one of the best known but least understood crimes in history, the astonishing story of the hunt for John Wilkes Booth in the aftermath of Abraham Lincoln’s assassination. Starring alongside Menzies are Anthony Boyle (“Masters of the Air,” “Tetris”), Lovie Simone (“Greenleaf”), Will Harrison (“Daisy Jones & The Six”), Brandon Flynn (“13 Reasons Why”), Damian O’Hare (“Hatfields & McCoys”), Glenn Morshower (“The Resident”), Patton Oswalt (“A.P. Bio”), Matt Walsh (“Veep”) and Hamish Linklater (“The Big Short”).

    • 34 min
    Craig Berkey - Challengers

    Craig Berkey - Challengers

    On this episode, I spoke to Oscar and BAFTA-nominated re-recording mixer and supervising sound editor Craig Berkey about his work on Luca Guadagnino’s latest film Challengers.

    The film stars Zendaya, Josh O'Connor and Mike Faist.

    Berkey’s accolades include:

    Academy Awards:

    Nominations for Best Achievement in Sound Editing and Best Achievement in Sound Mixing for True Grit

    Nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing for No Country for Old Men

    BAFTA Awards:

    
Nominations for Best Sound for True Grit and No Country for Old Men



    Cinema Audio Society Awards:

    2x Winner Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing for Motion Pictures for True Grit and No Country for Old Men



    Gold Reel Award (Motion Picture Sound Editors)

    16x Nominee and 3x Winner (Outstanding Achievement in Sound Editing - Sound Effects, Foley, Dialogue and ADR for Foreign Language Feature Film for Roma, Best Sound Editing - Television Animated Series for Spawn and Best Sound Editing - Television Animated Series - Sound for Spawn)

    • 47 min
    Jeff Russo - Ripley

    Jeff Russo - Ripley

    On this episode, I spoke to Emmy Award-winning and Grammy-nominated composer Jeff Russo about his work on the limited series Ripley. 

    Ripley stars Andrew Scott, Johnny Flynn and Dakota Fanning. 

    Russo’s upcoming projects include Nicholas Tomnay’s What You Wish For; and FX’s series Alien. His music can be heard on shows such as FX’s Fargo, for which he received an Emmy in 2017 and three additional nominations; Peacock’s Mrs. Davis; HBO Max’s Love and Death; Amazon Prime’s The Consultant; Showtime Networks’ The Man Who Fell to Earth; CBS All Access’s Star Trek: Discovery, and Clarice; Paramount +’s Star Trek: Picard and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds; Netflix’s The Umbrella Academy; FX’s Legion and Snowfall; and more. His film credits include Chiwetel Ejiofor’s Rob Peace, which premiered at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival; Bartlett Sher’s Oslo, which he co-scored with Zoë Keating and for which he received an Emmy nomination; Paul Dektor’s American Dreamer; Sabrina Doyle’s Lorelei; Noah Hawley’s Lucy in the Sky; Peter Berg’s action-thriller film, Mile 22; and Jon Avnet’s Three Christs. 

    • 23 min

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