57 episodes

From the team behind Austin-based genre film production company Paper Street Pictures, ‘The PAPER STREET Podcast’ covers genre films, filmmaking, and the film industry, while touching on the theme of positivity and inclusivity in the genre community. The show also dives deep into all aspects of production -- from the workshopping of ideas and script, to on-set production, to the post-production process, to distribution. Hosts Becky Sayers and Shawn Talley get into the movie-making weeds, interviewing industry professionals and craftspeople, and they may even impress you with their respective knowledge of genre films along the way.

The PAPER STREET Podcast Paper Street Pictures

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 10 Ratings

From the team behind Austin-based genre film production company Paper Street Pictures, ‘The PAPER STREET Podcast’ covers genre films, filmmaking, and the film industry, while touching on the theme of positivity and inclusivity in the genre community. The show also dives deep into all aspects of production -- from the workshopping of ideas and script, to on-set production, to the post-production process, to distribution. Hosts Becky Sayers and Shawn Talley get into the movie-making weeds, interviewing industry professionals and craftspeople, and they may even impress you with their respective knowledge of genre films along the way.

    Acting As If (with guest Connor Paolo)

    Acting As If (with guest Connor Paolo)

    On this installment of The PAPER STREET Podcast, hosts Becky Sayers and shawn Talley are joined by Connor Paolo, an actor who's been in films including 'STAKE LAND' and 'MYSTIC RIVER', and television shows including ABC's 'Revenge' and CW's 'Gossip Girl'.  He can also be seen right now in features 'THE LAST STOP IN YUMA COUNTY' and Paper Street Pictures's own 'A CREATURE WAS STIRRING', both of which are now on VOD/Digital!  The hosts get into the weeds with Connor about acting – from his own philosophies on the craft, to the differences between performing for stage and for screen!  Also on the program: a fun round of 'Rapid Fire 15' with the guest, Becky's Deep Cut Slasher of the Week, Bruce Lee, The Gaslight Anthem, and more!
     
    For show notes and additional links and info on this and previous episodes, please visit paperstreetpodcast.com.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    The FROGMAN Cometh (with guest Anthony Cousins)

    The FROGMAN Cometh (with guest Anthony Cousins)

    On this installment of 'The PAPER STREET Podcast', hosts Shawn Talley and Becky Sayers are joined by Anthony Cousins, a filmmaker whose short films include WHEN SUSURRUS STIRS, THE BLOODY BALLAD OF SQUIRT REYNOLDS, and segments in both Paper Street Pictures SCARE PACKAGE films!  They chat with Anthony about his background, career, and his new feature film, the found-footage horror romp FROGMAN -- including the challenges of making it, the real Ohio legend it's based on, and even the annual festival that celebrates the titular cryptid!  Also on the program: a fun round of 'Rapid Fire 15' with the guest, Becky's Deep Cut Slasher of the Week, dinosaur movies, HP Lovecraft, makeup effects, Muppets, and more!
     
    For show notes and more on this and previous episodes, plese visit paperstreetpodcast.com. Find additional ways to listen to the program at https://linktr.ee/paperstreetpodcast.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Investigating the MONOLITH (with guest Lucy Campbell)

    Investigating the MONOLITH (with guest Lucy Campbell)

    On this installment of The PAPER STREET Podcast, hosts Becky Sayers and Shawn Talley are joined by Lucy Campbell, a writer and director whose short films and online series have screened at festivals around the world! They chat with the Australian filmmaker about cutting her teeth working as a script editor/coordinator for shows including 'The Tourist' and 'Wolf Creek', and all about her debut feature screenplay, the sci-fi thriller MONOLITH (which is now on VOD/Digital in the U.S.!) Also on the program: a fun round of 'Rapid Fire 15' with the guest, Becky's Deep Cut Slasher of the Week, KINDERGARTEN COP, the Coen Brothers, cardboard cutouts of early-2000s hunks, and more! For show notes and additional links and info on this and previous episodes, please visit paperstreetpodcast.com.

    • 1 hr 18 min
    Long Live the SUITABLE FLESH (with guest Joe Lynch)

    Long Live the SUITABLE FLESH (with guest Joe Lynch)

    On this installment of 'The PAPER STREET Podcast', Shawn and Becky are joined by Joe Lynch, filmmaker and co-host of the popular 'Movie Crypt' podcast whose latest feature, SUITABLE FLESH, is now streaming on Shudder!  The hosts get into the weeds with Joe on his background, early career with Troma Entertainment, lessons learned and later applied from his experience with KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM, and of course, talk a lot about SUITABLE FLESH -- including locking in the film's stacked cast, finding a balance between his vision and Paoli & Gordon's original script, and he even reveals some Easter eggs in the filmfor fans of the Stuart Gordon/RE-ANIMATOR universe (*caution: some mild spoilers are discussed*).  Also on the program: a fun round of 'Rapid Fire 15' with the guest, shared horror universes, and some love for John Carpenter, Stephen King, Barbara Crampton, Rob Reiner, ROAD HOUSE, THANK GOD IT'S FRIDAY, and more!
    For show notes and more on this and previous episodes, please visit paperstreetpodcast.com.  For additional ways to listen, please visit https://linktr.ee/paperstreetpodcast. 

    • 1 hr 55 min
    An Adams Family Affair (with guests Toby Poser & John Adams)

    An Adams Family Affair (with guests Toby Poser & John Adams)

    On this installment of 'The PAPER STREET Podcast', hosts Becky Sayers and Shawn Talley are joined by two members of "The Adams Family", filmmakers Toby Poser and John Adams!  They talk with the guests about their beginnings, D.I.Y. (and D.I.A, as in "Do It All") spirit, working with each other and their daughters on several features, including their latest, WHERE THE DEVIL ROAMS (out now on VOD!).  Also on the program: a fun round of 'Rapid Fire 15' with John and Toby, Becky's Deep Cut Slasher of the Week, snowy horror flicks, Telluride talk, and lots more!
    For more on this and previous episodes, including show notes and additinal links to the guests, please visit paperstreetpodcast.com.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Telluride Horror Show (with guest Travis Volz)

    Telluride Horror Show (with guest Travis Volz)

    On this installment of The PAPER STREET Podcast, hosts Shawn Talley and Becky Sayers are joined by Travis Volz, a PR account executive, publicist, and social media manager who has worked with Mile High Films, the band Itchy-O, and a favorite film festival of Paper Street, the Telluride Horror Show!  They get into Travis' early career, what led him to working with Telluride Horror, and all about the destination fest itself, including the chill atmosphere, the beautiful mountain town location, and some of the events that makes the annual genre festival unique!  Also on the program: a fun round of 'Rapid Fire 15' with the guest, Becky's Deep Cut Slasher of the Week, Halloween knock-offs, horror trivia, and more!
    For show notes and more on this and previous episodes, please visit paperstreetpodcast.com. Additional ways to listen to the programs can be found at https://linktr.ee/paperstreetpodcast.

    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
10 Ratings

10 Ratings

Brock_Landers_Jr ,

A fantastic podcast for filmmakers

Shawn and Becky are just wonderful and their interaction with the guests is expertly handled. This is a fantastic podcast for the filmmaker and film lover.

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