55 episodes

The Film Riot Podcast is a conversation with talented and innovative filmmakers. From directors, editors, stunt coordinators, DPs, Actors, VFX artists, and so on... We will be diving into the process, art, and lifestyle of filmmaking from every aspect.

The Film Riot Podcast Ryan Connolly

    • TV & Film
    • 4.9 • 312 Ratings

The Film Riot Podcast is a conversation with talented and innovative filmmakers. From directors, editors, stunt coordinators, DPs, Actors, VFX artists, and so on... We will be diving into the process, art, and lifestyle of filmmaking from every aspect.

    A Brand New Way to Get a Film Made

    A Brand New Way to Get a Film Made

    Chris and Zeek are the writer/director team behind PROSPECT, an indie sci-fi film that broke through the ceiling of its budget and has since gone on to find its audience on streaming. Even though Chris and Zeek were happy with their film, they couldn't help but think that there must be a better way to get a budget for their film while retaining creative control and including the wider community around the project. With the birth of NFTs, they think they have found that answer.
    Today, Ryan chats with the filmmakers about their new venture with The Fringe and how it might change how films are made forever.

    • 51 min
    Independent Filmmaking: Pitching, Budgeting, & Casting

    Independent Filmmaking: Pitching, Budgeting, & Casting

    Via Twitter Spaces, Ryan interviews Scott Glassgold, who answers an array of questions in regards to pitching, budgeting, casting your lead, look books, studio vs. independent filmmaking, and funding feature and TV projects.
    Scott Glassgold is a Manager and Producer with well over a decade of experience. After getting his start at New Line Cinema and Disney, Scott Founded Ground Control, an innovative Management, and Production company. From there, he’s gone on to nurture several short films and initial ideas to final feature films – such as Prospect and The Beyond.
    Recently Scott has driven several high-profile deals like his recent 7 figure sale of "My Wife and I Bought a Ranch" to Netflix

    • 42 min
    Sound Mixing Amazon’s The Boys

    Sound Mixing Amazon’s The Boys

    Alexandra Fehrman is the Emmy nominated Sound mixer of Amazon's 'THE BOYS'. Her work spans series and features with projects like Killer Joe and Wu-Tang: An American Saga.
    But what is a sound mixer, and what do all of the other departments inside the sound team do? Alexandra sheds light on that, plus some of her tricks for landing the sound for some common and not-so-common scenarios.

    • 46 min
    Getting Ambitious with an Indie Budget

    Getting Ambitious with an Indie Budget

    How do you make a small budget seem large or few resources seem plentiful? That is what Ryan and Colin Levy discuss in this latest episode. Colin is no stranger to making an indie budget look like a Hollywood blockbuster. His short film, Skywatch stands shoulder-to-shoulder with some of the biggest films you've seen, all done with far fewer resources than you'd think.
     

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Editing HBO's Mare of Easttown

    Editing HBO's Mare of Easttown

    Amy Duddleston is the Emmy nominated editor of HBO's MARE OF EASTTOWN. Amy's work span decades and genres, culminating in a wellspring of wisdom and talent. From the shot-for-shot PSYCHO remake to the Tarantinoesque Amazon series HUNTERS, Amy consistently wields an incredible sense of pacing, story, and character.
    Today Ryan and Amy dive into Amy's work and how she constructs such engaging and emotional edits.

    • 59 min
    Developing, Pitching, and Selling Feature Films

    Developing, Pitching, and Selling Feature Films

    Scott Glassgold is a Manager and Producer with well over a decade of experience. After getting his start at New Line Cinema and Disney, Scott Founded Ground Control, an innovative Management, and Production company. From there, he’s gone on to nurture several short films and initial ideas to final feature films – such as Prospect and The Beyond.
    Recently Scott has driven several high-profile deals like his recent 7 figure sale of "My Wife and I Bought a Ranch" to Netflix,

    • 1 hr 25 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
312 Ratings

312 Ratings

ochoa agustini ,

THE BEST FILMMAKING PODCAST

Been a fan of Ryan and Film Riot for years via his YouTube channel. And now finding this podcast has been increeedible. Love it love it love it. Highly recommend it. Amazing info. Outstanding filmmakers.

trentonadavis ,

So Pimping, So Sexy

I have been a fan of Film Riot since the beginning when Adam bit the apple. And boyyyy what a joy it has been to see it grow from Ryan and his siblings to the amazing company it is today. Yes, the podcast is incredible and I LOVE hearing a new educational conversation every time there’s a new episode but just BIG congrats to Ryan and the whole team for everything growing to where it is. If you haven’t seen any of their stuff, it’s your loss, bro. Film Riot=LOVE and BEAUTY

ryanj64 ,

Masterclass in the business and day to day or filmmaking

These interviews have really given me perspective on not only the technical side of filmmaking but the business side as well. Listening to Ryan as he asks relevant questions that all of us aspiring filmmakers want to know, really keeps you hooked. Most of the guests are extremely open to how they achieved their level of success and the process they took to get there. It seems like there are so many stories they could tell, but the podcast finds a way of condensing things into the information that we need to know. Great work!

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