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The nsavides Podcast - on filmmaking, music, & art

By Nick Savides

Interviews with filmmakers, musicians, and other creative leaders who rely on collaboration to do amazing things and want to make the world better in some way. The nsavides Podcast explores the art of collaboration in context of film, music, and creative ventures. Past guests have worked on films like 12 Years a Slave, Forrest Gump, and The Amazing Spider-Man, written bestselling books and won Emmys, Oscars, a National Book Award, a Peabody, and a Pulitzer. Past topics of conversation have included filmmaking, screenwriting, directing, editing, visual effects, post production, producing, cinematography, music, finding freelance work, working with filmmakers, making art, and writing books. Let's get to know each other and aim for better things together. Send feedback or suggestions for future episodes to podcast@nsavides.com.

  1. 1.
    Commentary: Hope Hanafin, The Newsroom, & Impossible Dreams12 February 2018
    1:12:26
  2. 2.
    500 Days of Summer & Newsroom Costume Designer: Hope Hanafin7 February 2018
    1:40:41
  3. 3.
    Frank Oz: The Man Behind Yoda, Miss Piggy, & Fozzie Bear24 January 2018
    1:46:14
  4. 4.
    Shape of Water Director of Photography: Dan Laustsen17 January 2018
    1:25:50
  5. 5.
    Mark Hornsby: Sweetwater Studio’s Producer & Mixer23 November 2017
    1:26:08
  6. 6.
    Mary Gauthier: Bob Dylan, Grand Ole Opry, & Veterans are Her Fans11 November 2017
    1:19:34
  7. 7.
    Mad Max Producer on Working with World-Class Directors23 October 2017
    1:30:57
  8. 8.
    Emmy-Winning Director Explores NASCAR's Winningest Team18 October 2017
    1:36:47
  1. 9.
    New Orleans Film Festival's Artistic Director, Clint Bowie3 October 2017
    1:52:09
  2. 10.
    The Voice's Bluesy Rock n Roller, Lane Mack24 September 2017
    1:16:27
  3. 11.
    Distribution Done Right - The Orchard's Richard Matson16 September 2017
    1:32:10
  4. 12.
    Getting 1 Million Plays on Spotify & Keeping the Faith - Kris Neel23 August 2017
    1:45:01
  5. 13.
    Grammy-Nominated Musician, CD Baby's VP of Marketing - Kevin Breuner18 August 2017
    1:13:23
  6. 14.
    How to Optimize Your Live Music Show with Wade Sutton10 August 2017
    1:15:45
  7. 15.
    Golden Globe-Winning Producer Lindsay Doran on Power of Happy Endings - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 July 2017
    1:22:01
  8. 16.
    Split, the Romantic Comedy?! – with Filmmaker Jamie Buckner - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing19 July 2017
    1:46:57
  9. 17.
    Music – Ship of Fools, That Space Cathedral Sound! - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing7 July 2017
    1:15:31
  10. 18.
    Groundhog Day Writer – Danny Rubin - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 June 2017
    1:24:19
  11. 19.
    Film Distribution with BOND/360’s Elizabeth Sheldon - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing12 June 2017
    1:16:35
  12. 20.
    Louisiana International Film Festival 2017 Recap - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 May 2017
    2:15:18
  13. 21.
    How to Succeed as a Musician with Bree Noble - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing19 May 2017
    1:10:27
  14. 22.
    Post Production & Audience Building with Indie Film Hustle’s Alex Ferrari - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing10 May 2017
    1:41:33
  15. 23.
    Xan Aranda – Duplass Brothers producer, Andrew Bird director - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 April 2017
    1:27:47
  16. 24.
    SXSW 2017 Podcast Coverage Part II – Music & Interactive Interviews and Concluding Thoughts - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing2 April 2017
    3:16:38
  17. 25.
    SXSW 2017 Podcast Coverage Part I – Film Interviews - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 March 2017
    1:00:04
  18. 26.
    Filming Car Chases & Fight Scenes for Film Noir with Blayne Weaver - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing10 March 2017
    1:17:29
  19. 27.
    How to Make a Micro-Budget Film for $3000 & Sell It on Amazon: Evan Kidd - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 February 2017
    1:20:54
  20. 28.
    The Founder with Director John Lee Hancock, A Timely American Film - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing17 February 2017
    1:30:52
  21. 29.
    Tour Smart: Music Industry Lessons from Martin Atkins - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing7 February 2017
    45:13
  22. 30.
    John Schneider of Dukes of Hazzard & Smallville on Filmmaking, Family, & Fighting Floods - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 January 2017
    2:05:27
  23. 31.
    Comedic Insights from Hollywood Comedy Consultant, Steve Kaplan - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing15 January 2017
    1:24:26
  24. 32.
    Mystery Loves Company Band on Keeping the Wonder Alive - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing7 January 2017
    1:15:40
  25. 33.
    From Advertising to Epic Fantasy: Lookouts Filmmakers - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 December 2016
    1:24:06
  26. 34.
    Walking Dead Editor Hunter Via on Editing Stories with Shades of Gray - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing12 December 2016
    1:31:13
  27. 35.
    Peabody-Winning Documentary Filmmaker Craig Renaud - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing1 December 2016
    58:16
  28. 36.
    On Comedy with Dr. Katz Creator Tom Snyder - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing2 November 2016
    1:11:02
  29. 37.
    LA Film Prize 2016 All Access Coverage Part III: Hooray for Podcasting! - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing30 October 2016
    2:22:00
  30. 38.
    LA Film Prize 2016 All Access Coverage Part II - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing30 October 2016
    1:14:49
  31. 39.
    LA Film Prize 2016 All Access Coverage Part I - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing30 October 2016
    1:16:10
  32. 40.
    Producer Jenna Edwards on Budgeting, Landing Celebrities, and Surviving Trauma - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 September 2016
    1:12:55
  33. 41.
    Script Consultant Pilar Alessandra from On the Page on Structure, Star Wars, and Game of Thrones - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing14 September 2016
    56:50
  34. 42.
    LA Film Prize 2016 Preview with Chris Lyon - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing4 September 2016
    56:26
  35. 43.
    New Deal’s VFX Supervisor Jeff Jasper on Dark Knight, Hugo, & Interstellar - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 August 2016
    54:52
  36. 44.
    Director Michael DiBiasio on Sustaining Vulnerability & Spreading Hope - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing15 August 2016
    1:29:30
  37. 45.
    Writer-Director John Lee Hancock on Legends, Walt Disney, & the Drive to Succeed - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 July 2016
    1:16:28
  38. 46.
    Composer Andrew Morgan Smith on Cinema Sharks, Star Wars, and Film Collaborations - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing14 July 2016
    1:20:07
  39. 47.
    No Greater Love Director Shares Veteran-Transforming Vision - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 June 2016
    1:12:31
  40. 48.
    Director of Sidemen, Award-Winning Blues Doc: Scott Rosenbaum - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing16 June 2016
    1:13:30
  41. 49.
    Don’t Stop Believin’ in Your Story – Screenwriter & Producer of Disney’s Bridge to Terabithia, David Paterson - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 May 2016
    58:55
  42. 50.
    Art of Charm’s Jordan Harbinger on Leaving Everyone Better Than You Found Them - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing14 May 2016
    50:03
  43. 51.
    LIFF 2016, Festival Reflections & Tricky Terrain - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 April 2016
    1:39:41
  44. 52.
    Louisiana International Film Festival 2016 – Executive Director Chesley Heymsfield - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing7 April 2016
    54:28
  45. 53.
    Burris Singer on the Wholesome Purpose of Rock and Roll - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 March 2016
    1:06:19
  46. 54.
    BUKU Music Festival 2016 – Band Interviews & Personal Reflections - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing17 March 2016
    1:19:24
  47. 55.
    Oscar Ep. with Radio Film School’s Ron Dawson - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 February 2016
    1:44:58
  48. 56.
    Louisiana Entertainment’s Chris Stelly on Louisiana’s Film Incentives - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing13 February 2016
    1:04:40
  49. 57.
    [Video] Recording Tips from Professional Sound Services in New Orleans - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 January 2016
    21:45
  50. 58.
    New Orleanian Larry Blake on Mixing for Soderbergh’s Films Like Ocean’s Eleven, Traffic, and Erin Brockovich - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 December 2015
    1:25:12
  51. 59.
    Puppet Maker, DJ, & Filmmaker Clay Achee on Finding Creative Enthusiasm - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 November 2015
    1:14:46
  52. 60.
    Twisted Oak Music Festival 2015 Recap - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing19 November 2015
    35:21
  53. 61.
    Musician Joel Willson on the Creative Vision behind Twisted Oak Music Festival - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing8 November 2015
    1:00:53
  54. 62.
    New Orleans Film Festival 2015 Recap Part II - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing25 October 2015
    1:21:34
  55. 63.
    New Orleans Film Festival 2015 Recap Part I - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing25 October 2015
    59:28
  56. 64.
    Stuntman & Actor Michael Papajohn: Spider-Man, Sports, & Perseverance - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing13 October 2015
    1:29:11
  57. 65.
    New Orleans Film Festival 2015: Advance Look with Jolene Pinder - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 September 2015
    58:46
  58. 66.
    The #KnowMonologues Challenge! - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 July 2015
    25:13
  59. 67.
    Actress Laura Cayouette on Working with Tarantino, Developing as an Actor, and Being Part of a Community - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing13 July 2015
    1:38:18
  60. 68.
    Forever Waves, a Music Powered Short Film & Collaboration - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 June 2015
    58:47
  61. 69.
    Swamp Thing: New Zealand Blues Rock, Louisiana Style - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing12 June 2015
    40:46
  62. 70.
    On Redeployment & War Stories with Phil Klay, Writer & Marine - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 May 2015
    1:07:06
  63. 71.
    Inc. Magazine Editor & Small Giants Visionary Bo Burlingham on Merits of Values-Driven Business - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing13 May 2015
    1:25:33
  64. 72.
    A Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Discussion with Journalist Mac McClelland - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing29 April 2015
    1:42:52
  65. 73.
    Rick Bragg on Jerry Lee Lewis, Journalism, & Big Questions - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 March 2015
    1:37:59
  66. 74.
    P.A. Bootcamp: Film-Set Survival Tips and Life Lessons - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 February 2015
    57:12
  67. 75.
    Foley Artist Michael Lyle: Despicable Me, Soloist, And Starring Pancho Villa - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 January 2015
    1:28:17
  68. 76.
    Colorist Bradley Greer: 12 Year a Slave, Iceman, Percy Jackson - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing6 January 2015
    1:16:11
  69. 77.
    Scene Magazine’s Editor in Chief, Micah Haley - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 November 2014
    1:13:51
  70. 78.
    On Masks with CFX, a Silicone Mask & Special Effects Studio - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 October 2014
    55:07
  71. 79.
    Pacifico Band – Matthew Schwartz - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 September 2014
    1:04:49
  72. 80.
    Novelist David Armand on Writing - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 August 2014
    1:16:03
  73. 81.
    Stillmotion’s Co-founder Patrick Moreau: Collaborative Storytelling - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 July 2014
    55:54
  74. 82.
    Spatial Artist Jonathan Brilliant - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 June 2014
    1:00:03
  75. 83.
    Celtic Studios’s Executive Director, Patrick Mulhearn - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 May 2014
    37:37
  76. 84.
    Visual Effects: Mike Seymour, Cofounder of fxguide and fxphd - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 April 2014
    1:02:13
  77. 85.
    Top 5 Film Production Lessons Learned - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing2 April 2014
    25:45
  78. 86.
    Louisiana Film Prize, Short-Film Festival in Shreveport - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 February 2014
    29:49
  79. 87.
    Minos the Saint – Music Interview - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing13 February 2014
    36:21
  80. 88.
    Matrix and Mad Men Cameraman: Paul Sanchez - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing24 January 2014
    1:10:11
  81. 89.
    Hollywood Photographer Douglas Kirkland - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 December 2013
    25:17
  82. 90.
    24’s Leslie Hope: Actress, Director of Christmas on the Bayou - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing12 December 2013
    57:22
  83. 91.
    Directors of Award-Winning Romantic Comedy Forev, Molly Green & James Leffler - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 November 2013
    46:42
  84. 92.
    Louisiana Film Prize Winning Director & Ender’s Game Actor, Kyle Clements - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing9 November 2013
    32:44
  85. 93.
    Moonbot Studios, Oscar-Winning Animation in Shreveport - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing12 October 2013
    47:42
  86. 94.
    England in 1819 Music Interview - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing23 September 2013
    43:27
  87. 95.
    Accidental Creative’s Author Todd Henry on Finding Our Life’s Work - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing1 September 2013
    39:42
  88. 96.
    Stuntman in Planet of the Apes, Amazing Spider-Man – Jay Caputo - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing14 August 2013
    35:06
  89. 97.
    Django Unchained Hair Stylist – Dana Boisseau - The nsavides Podcast | filmmaking | music | cinematography | writing17 July 2013
    35:41

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