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The Slugline podcast explores the art and craft of motion pictures slug by slug. What began as a screenwriting workshop has now morphed into a meandering investigation into all things cinema. To join the conversation by submitting questions, comments, or topic suggestions, send us an email or connect with us on social media.

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The Slugline podcast explores the art and craft of motion pictures slug by slug. What began as a screenwriting workshop has now morphed into a meandering investigation into all things cinema. To join the conversation by submitting questions, comments, or topic suggestions, send us an email or connect with us on social media.

    The Jobs Doctrine for Filmmakers

    The Jobs Doctrine for Filmmakers

    Having recently read the biography of Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson, I could not help but think about some ways filmmakers could benefit from Jobs’ approach to production. Join me in this episode to think about how anticipating the user experience of our films might help people better appreciate what we were up to.

    • 8 min
    Some Spooky Conversation

    Some Spooky Conversation

    Brian is back again with Josh, and they are joined by guests Rudy Ramone, self-taught screenwriter, and Garrett Powders, movie buff and co-host of So Many Sequels podcast. Rudy and Garrett expose the details of what gets their heart-racing, as the group takes a scary stroll through the forest of horror cinema. 

    If you have ideas for a future episode, contact Josh at slugline@foxfirefilms.co 

    • 33 min
    Some Animated Conversation

    Some Animated Conversation

    Anne and Brian are back to introduce Josh to Steven Buchele, a graduate of the University of Tulsa film studies program and fan of all things animated. Steven walks us through some of his favorite animated films and explains how technological advances are pushing the industry forward.

    If you have ideas for a future episode, contact Josh at slugline@foxfirefilms.co

    • 33 min
    Let's Talk About Parasite

    Let's Talk About Parasite

    In this special episode of Slugline, Josh is joined by Brian Du and Anne Mirrop to discuss Bong Joon-ho's movie "Parasite." This film spawns conversations about the craft of filmmaking, the nature of class disparity, and so much more. Listen in to hear why we love this film in particular and why we love cinema as an art form.

    • 35 min
    Filmmaking As Tinkering

    Filmmaking As Tinkering

    Which came first: the theory or the film? Join me for a fireside chat about film theory, tinkering, and getting work done as a filmmaker. I'm Josh Bartels; this is Slugline - a podcast about all things cinema. 

    • 12 min
    If Film Is Art, Who Is The Artist?

    If Film Is Art, Who Is The Artist?

    The Slugline podcast explores the art and craft of motion pictures like a curious slug, meandering through the underbrush of cinema. Our investigation uncovers the infamous auteur theory of motion pictures. Think with me about who drives the film and implications we should draw out of the conclusions.

    To submit ideas for future expeditions into film-making, please email josh@foxfirefilms.co.

    • 32 min

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