125 episodes

Switch The Envelope is the podcast that aims to re-write Hollywood history. Join hosts Jeff, Cory, and their computer companion Al, as they set out to put right what Oscar got wrong, discover the greatest Cinnovations in filmmaking, share their love of cinema, and indulge in some of Al's Useless Hollywood Facts.

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    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 18 Ratings

Switch The Envelope is the podcast that aims to re-write Hollywood history. Join hosts Jeff, Cory, and their computer companion Al, as they set out to put right what Oscar got wrong, discover the greatest Cinnovations in filmmaking, share their love of cinema, and indulge in some of Al's Useless Hollywood Facts.

    Untapped Adapted Screenplays

    Untapped Adapted Screenplays

    Hollywood is always looking for that next big idea or franchise. The practice of borrowing stories from other media is so ingrained in the history of filmmaking, that there’s even an Adapted Screenplay Oscar given out every year. Even though writers and producers try to adapt anything they can get their hands on, stories still […]

    • 33 min
    Cinnovations: SFX Makeup Part III

    Cinnovations: SFX Makeup Part III

    Our journey through the history of SFX makeup concludes in this third and final installment, but not before telling the tale of one of the most impactful and influential artist to wield a makeup brush. From his early days working for WNBC TV in NY to his peak cinematic work in films like The Exorcist, […]

    • 36 min
    History of Fiction: Robin Hood Prince of Thieves

    History of Fiction: Robin Hood Prince of Thieves

    Welcome to another edition of Switch the Envelope presents History of Fiction. On this installment, Jeff and Cory explore the real history behind the legend of Robin Hood as depicted in the Kevin Costner film Robin Hood Prince of Thieves. Turns out the Robin Hood story that we all know and love is wrought with […]

    • 27 min
    Rules For Surviving A Horror Film

    Rules For Surviving A Horror Film

    Not every character in a horror film makes it out alive. If they did, the film probably wouldn’t be a very good horror film. Nevertheless, as an audience we’re always rooting for the survivors. Those few that make it to Saturday the 14th. The small group that wake from their nightmares on Elm St.. They […]

    • 25 min
    Connotations: SFX Makeup Part II

    Connotations: SFX Makeup Part II

    Jeff and Cory venture out of the shadows of black and white film into the merry ole land of color, where makeup practices open the door to the future. The new invention of foam rubber becomes a real game changer for those willing to adapt to new techniques, while those who carved paths with the […]

    • 29 min
    Cinnovations: SFX Makeup Part I

    Cinnovations: SFX Makeup Part I

    Makeup has played an important role in moviemaking since the earliest days of the film industry. It can transform actors into wild characters or grotesque monsters. On this episode, Jeff and Cory explore those early days of film where a world on screen without color, meant actors on set done up in makeup that looked […]

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
18 Ratings

18 Ratings

L. Falconer ,

Great Podcast!

This is a great podcast! Super relatable, enjoying episodes even if they are about movies I haven’t watched. Recommend!

ReaganisBhodi ,

Listen Every Week

I look forward to every episode! Super funny.

kiki13425 ,

Awesome! Fantastic! Amazing!

Three of the hosts favorite words! Expect the unexpected with this dynamic duo and their sometimes working super computer Al! I can honestly say movies are much more exciting now that I’ve started listening to this podcast! Looking forward to more fantastic recommendations with Switch the Envelope!

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