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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

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295 - Live From DEFY Film Festival @ The Premier of ‘Chest’ - Aaron Irons, Director/Writer And Josh Croft, Producer/Actor On The Challenges Of Making Found Footage Film ‘Chest’

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In this special episode, we have a conversation with Director, Writer Aaron Irons, and Producer, Actor Josh Croft. We talk about their new Found Footage film, ‘Chest,’ the process of making a $30K SAG film, the challenges of shooting, acting, and scoring a Found Footage film, the importance of improv, and getting held at gunpoint and detained while on a location scout. Enjoy! 

 

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The MAKE IT podcast is the platform for the Voice of the Filmmaker (https://www.bonsai.film/voiceofthefilmmaker) program, which is brought to you in partnership with Women in Film and Television, Nashville (a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization).

 

The Voice of the Filmmaker program brings educational, inspirational, and aspirational content to the filmmaking community. All of the content we create is for filmmakers, by filmmakers. Through this partnership, we bring you the following podcast series:

 

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Ted Welch (actor)

Marissa Kaye (actress)

Sarah VanArsdal (actress)

Jason Cring (actor)

 

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GoPro cameras

Screen Actor’s Guild (SAG)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (film)

Cookie McCray (talent agent)

Bernie (film)

Jack Black (actor)

The Blair Witch Project (film)

Exists (film)

Eduardo Sánchez (director)

Ryan Reynolds (actor)

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