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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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