No Rest for the Weekend

Behind the Rabbit Productions

No Rest for the Weekend is a podcast dedicated to indie filmmakers and content creators. It's a must see/must listen for everyone from the film professional looking to move up in the industry to the weekend warrior/DIY filmmaker.

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed on No Rest for the Weekend are not necessarily the opinions of this channel or Behind the Rabbit Productions.

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On this episode host Jason Godbey and film critic Maribeth Thueson review Dune and No Time to Die. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Dec 1

25 min 42 sec

On this episode we interview the stars and filmmakers of the Soho International Film Festival on the red carpet for closing night of the 2021 festival including Executive Director and Head of Programming Sibyl Santiago (pictured above), Bradford Devins,  Kiki Tsakalakis, Bryan Santiago, Michaela Zannou, Michael Shanahan, Stacey Maltin, Ilaria Malvezzi, Laren Stover, Ethan Itzkow, and Zack Kron. Hosted by Jason Godbey & Kayla Vera Show theme by Christopher Gillard Produced by Brenda Btrayed Oliver & Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Nov 23

19 min 1 sec

On this episode we take a look back at the Canon 5D. Is it still worth it in 2021?   Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey   Sponsored by JMR Rentals --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Nov 17

11 min 59 sec

On this episode we take you to opening night of Bushwick Film Festival.  Hosts Jason Godbey & Kayla Vera interview the filmmakers and stars  of the evening as well as Kweighbaye Kotee, the founder of the festival.      Guests include: Zen Pace, Emil Benjamin, Skinah Iman, Fredgy Noel, Emily Kron, Kate Hopkins, Jared Crowelle, Kira Reed Lorsch, Nicole Vernarec, Matt Viera, Charlie Hoxie, Fabio Costa Prado, Jaspal Binning, Max Gardner, and Taylor Landesman. Music & Show Theme by Christopher Gillard  Produced by Jason Godbey & Brenda Btrayed Oliver  Created by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Nov 10

24 min 3 sec

On this episode No Rest for the Weekend covers the Winter Film Awards  2021. Featuring interviews with Alexis Nelson, William Mark McCullough,  Alyssa Angeles, Portia Bachus, Katie Trebetsky, Mars Roberge, and Debra  Haden.    Show Theme by Christopher Gillard  Featuring Kayla Vera  Movie Reviews by William J. Hammon  Created and Hosted by Jason Godbey --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Nov 3

23 min 42 sec

No Rest for the Weekend covers New Faces New Voices film festival at the Alamo Drafthouse in Brooklyn, NY.   Sponsored by JMR Rentals   Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Oct 27

25 min 48 sec

 On this episode, host Jason Godbey tells you what you need to know about  lenses for filmmaking and how to choose the right lens for your project  including the different types and categories of lenses and cinema  lenses vs photo lenses.     Sponsored by JMR Rentals Use the promo code "WEEKEND" and receive 15% off your first rental    Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Oct 20

12 min 49 sec

On this week's episode director Taylor Landesman talks about her film, Killing Evan. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Oct 13

26 min 43 sec

On this episode we recap World Webfest Mania, Greenpoint Film Festival, and give you a preview of upcoming fall film festivals including: Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, Stareable Fest, Chelsea Film Festival, Bushwick Film Festival, Soho International Film Festival, NYC Webfest, and Female Voices Rock. Featuring Lindsey Aster and interviews with Kylie Eaton, Erick Ulbrich, Cody Stokes, Seanie Sugrue, Victoria Meade, Cillian O'Sullivan  Additional Videography By Brenda Btrayed Oliver  Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Oct 6

20 min 24 sec

On this episode animation writer/director Onyi Udeh breaks down his  career and gives his advice for creators who want to work in animation.     Show theme by Christopher Gillard   Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Sep 29

27 min 2 sec

On this episode Lisa Papatzimas talks about the state of media today and tells  you how to market your content.    Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Sep 22

28 min 22 sec

On this episode learn how to work with actors as Emmeline Prior talks  with Jason Godbey about their collaboration on their latest project,  Sonnet 23.     Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created by Jason Godbey --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Sep 15

25 min 42 sec

On this episode learn how to make a movie with little to no budget as we  break down our short, Sonnet 23 starring Emmeline Prior.   Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Produced by Brenda Btrayed Oliver & Jason Godbey  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Sep 8

12 min 10 sec

On this episode director Craig Singer talks about his new film, 6:45. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Sep 1

23 min 31 sec

On this episode the sister directing team Amy Winston and Cassie Hay talk about their new documentary Queens of Pain.    Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Aug 25

25 min 3 sec

On this week's episode we recap the films of the 2021 Brooklyn Film Festival. With reviews of Queens of Pain, Under the Heavens, Moving in 2008 and more by William J. Hammon of ActuallyPaid.com. Look for interviews with the directors of Queens of Pain coming soon.     Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Aug 18

25 min 47 sec

On this episode we review the Sony FX3 cinema camera. Feauturing Vaughn Broderick Show Theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey Sponsored by JMR Rentals --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Aug 11

15 min 52 sec

On this episode Aaron Augenblick, the man behind Augenblick Studios,  talks about  his latest project, Death Hacks, the state of animation,  and gives his advice for creators looking to break into the industry.    Sponsored by JMR Rentals www.jmrny.com  Show Theme by Christopher Gillard   Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Aug 4

22 min 49 sec

On this episode film critic William J. Hammon and host Jason Godbey review the films on HBO Max: Judas and the Black Messiah, the little things, and Tenet. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jul 28

28 min 10 sec

Here's the audio from our coverage of Opening Night of the Katra Film Series 10th Anniversary Edition.  Featuring: Hosted by Jason Godbey & Alya Vilf Produced by Brenda Btrayed Oliver & Jason Godbey Show theme by Christopher Gillard --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jul 21

19 min 40 sec

On this episode producer/show runner Alex Lemay gives his advice to creators on how to network and pitch your project.  Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jul 14

27 min 47 sec

On this episode William Hammon and Jason Godbey review movies currently streaming on Netflix: Synchronic, Outside the Wire, The Midnight Sky, and The Mitchell's vs The Machines.  Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created by Jason Godbey Sponsored by JMR Rentals. Save 15% off your first rental when you use the promo code: WEEKEND --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jul 7

27 min 49 sec

Hosted by Jason Godbey, Creative Director, Behind the Rabbit Productions On this episode we review the Sony A7S II and Rokinon cinema lenses. We put the camera and the lenses through a real world test, a micro short called Street Shooter starring Nataliya Denysyuk and Vaughn Broderick. Is the A7S II still worth it in 2021? Watch and find out. Watch this episode for a special offer from our sponsor, JMR Rentals.  Music courtesy of DeWolfe Music. Produced by Brenda Btrayed Oliver Follow us here for more camera gear and movie reviews or subscribe to our YouTube channel. Click here to watch our review of the Canon C100 Mark II. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jun 30

14 min 24 sec

On this episode William J. Hammon and host Jason Godbey review documentaries:  Martha: A Picture Story My Octupus Teacher  Street Gang: How We Got to Sesame Street  Dope Is Death Pretend It's a City Show Theme by Christopher Gillard Created by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jun 23

25 min 29 sec

On this episode Blackbird Film Festival's Executive Director, Sam Avery,  talks about what audiences and filmmakers can expect from this year''s  festival and gives his advice to filmmakers looking to navigate the  festival circuit.    Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jun 16

26 min 49 sec

Here’s a clip from an upcoming episode - director Aaron Augenblick talks about his animated short, Death Hacks. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jun 11

1 min 36 sec

On this episode executive director of The Winter Film Awards, Steffanie  Finn talks about the history of the festival and gives her advice for  filmmakers looking to navigate the festival circuit.     Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jun 9

27 min 56 sec

On this episode award winning producer Evan Shapiro shows you how to  navigate the media universe using his media map and gives his advice to  creators looking to break through.    Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Jun 2

28 min 23 sec

On this episode Alex Loprieno talks about his company, WeShort.com- the new streaming service for short films.   Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

May 26

27 min 11 sec

On this episode we review the Canon C100 Mark II. Is it still worth it in 2021?    Produced by Brenda Btrayed Oliver & Jason Godbey Featuring Taylor Coriell Music by Adonis Tsilimparis and Christopher Gillard  Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

May 19

16 min 8 sec

On this episode series creator, Sally McLean talks about her latest  series project, Shakespeare's Republic: All the Web's a Stage and how to  create during a pandemic. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

May 12

27 min 58 sec

On this episode actor/writer Laura Hemingway & director Gabrielle Muller talk about their feature film, Crossroads of America (winner Best Feature-Katra Film Series) Show Theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

May 5

23 min 11 sec

On this episode Lou Belanger talks about his company, St. Laurent TV and what it takes to make television. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Apr 28

28 min 37 sec

On this episode Ray Harrington talks about his award winning series, Undependent. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Apr 21

26 min 33 sec

This is an excerpt from episode 824 of No Rest for the Weekend. Film  critic and founder of ActuallyPaid.com, William J. Hammon and host Jason  Godbey review Rebecca- now streaming on Netflix.   Created and Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Apr 15

8 min 31 sec

On this episode we cover the 9th Annual Katra Film Series including the filmmaker panel and the closing night awards ceremony. Featuring: Geoffrey Guerrero,  Julian Santos, Jose Acevedo, Shelly Ro, Diego Lopes, Chance Muehleck, Richard Raymond, John Gray, Lexx Truss, Neal Lerner, Juliana Gelinas Bonafacio, Matthew Bonafacio, Gabrielle Muller, Laura Hemingway, Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Apr 14

25 min 19 sec

This is an excerpt from episode 824 of No Rest for the Weekend. Film  critic and founder of ActuallyPaid.com, William J. Hammon and host Jason  Godbey review Rebecca- now streaming on Netflix.   Created and Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Apr 13

12 min 3 sec

This is an excerpt from episode 822 of No Rest for the Weekend. Film  critic and founder of ActuallyPaid.com, William J. Hammon and host Jason  Godbey review Rebecca- now streaming on Netflix.  Created and Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Apr 8

4 min 23 sec

On this episode, two-time Academy Award Nominee, Barry Alexander Brown talks about his film, Son of the South. Barry Alexander Brown was most recently nominated for the Oscar for Best Editing for his work on Spike Lee's Black Klansman. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Apr 7

27 min 53 sec

This is an excerpt from episode 822 of No Rest for the Weekend. Film critic and founder of ActuallyPaid.com, William J. Hammon and host Jason  Godbey review Rebecca- now streaming on Netflix.   Created and Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Apr 6

11 min 4 sec

On this episode Anthony Argento talks about The Greenpoint Film Festival and the future of festivals dealing with COVID 19. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Mar 31

26 min 1 sec

On this episode director Sarah Pirozek talks about her indie feature film, #LIKE. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created and Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Mar 24

28 min 4 sec

On this episode film critic and founder of ActuallyPaid.com, William J. Hammon and host Jason Godbey review I'm Thinking of Ending Things, Enola Holmes, and Dance Dreams: Hot Chocolate Nutcracker. Show Theme by Christopher Gillard Created by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Mar 17

25 min 46 sec

On this episode filmmakers Alex Knapp and Max Gardner discuss their film  Go/Don't Go. We first reviewed Go/Don't Go in our coverage of the Greenpoint Film Festival in 2020. Show theme by Christopher Gillard Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Mar 10

26 min 8 sec

On this week's episode William Hammon of ActuallyPaid.com and host Jason  Godbey review the recent Rebecca remake, Ava- starring Jessica  Chastain, and Borat 2- starring Sasha Baron Cohen.    Show Theme by Christopher Gillard Created by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Mar 3

21 min 7 sec

On this week's episode, actor/filmmaker Andrea Ward talks about her latest project, Deception Streets and filmmaking in the COVID era.   Show Theme by Christopher Gillard Associate Producer Adonis Tsilimparis Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Feb 24

24 min 17 sec

On this episode film critic William Hammon and host Jason Godbey review Mank directed by David Fincher and give you their list of what to watch  in the Mank-a-List.     Show Theme by Christopher Gillard   Created and Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Feb 17

24 min 1 sec

On this episode Mike Anthony talks about his new book, Life at Hamilton.     Show theme by Christopher Gillard  Created & Hosted by Jason Godbey --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Feb 10

25 min 32 sec

This is a clip from episode 802 of No Rest for the Weekend. EJ Argenio  and host Jason Godbey review, Umbrella Academy Season 2 Starring Elliot  Page. Note: Elliot Page is referred to as Ellen Page in the episode because it was recorded prior to Page's name change.  --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Feb 9

13 min 17 sec

This is a clip from episode 804 of No Rest for the Weekend. Jason Godbey  and EJ Argenio review Space Force, now streaming on Netflix. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/no-rest-for-the-weekend/support

Feb 4

6 min 10 sec