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The MAKE IT podcast amplifies the voice of the filmmaker by exploring the filmmaking journeys of actors, writers, directors, producers, and a host of other creatives from across the film industry. We provide a platform for filmmakers to provide advice, lessons learned, personal reflections, and ins… read more


230 - Andy Edmunds - How To Succeed As the Person in the Arena

Hello, Indie Film Creatives! 

In this episode, we have a conversation with Virginia Film Office Director Andy Edmunds. We talk about his philosophy on working for free, how film offices work for Filmmakers, the role of politics in landing film projects, the politics of film subsidies, working with Harrison Ford, and his work on the films 'War of the Worlds', 'Mission Impossible 3', 'National Treasure: Book of Secrets, 'The New World', and 'Loving.' Enjoy! 

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Virginia Film Office


Virginia Film Festival

Unring the Bell (music video)


Lincoln (film)

Ethan Hawke (actor)

Ewan McGregor (actor)

The Good Lord Bird (tv mini series)

Association of Film Commissioners International

Donna Gigliotti (producer)

Hidden Figures (film)

Turn (tv series)

Homeland (tv series)

Claire Danes (actress)

Rainn Wilson (actor)

Harrison Ford (actor)

Cold Mountain (film)

Sidney Pollack (director)

Anthony Minghella (producer)


Tootsie (film)

Mulholland Drive (film)

The New World (film)

Terrence Malick (producer)

Jack Fisk (production designer)

Loving (film)

Jeff Nichols (writer)

Joel Edgerton (actor)

Ruth Negga (actress)

The Blair Witch Project (film)


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