The BraveMaker Podcast

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Stories, scripts and conversations with creators. This is a podcast WITH AND FOR filmmakers, writers, actors and brave makers of all kinds. You'll hear actors dramatically read scripts and get back stories behind why and how brave movers and shakers create culture shaping work. It's all about the br… read more

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25: Actor Jesse Garcia

September 14th, 2019


Actor Jesse Garcia is on the podcast.

Not only did he star in one of our BraveMaker film DARLINGS---the feature screening of Collisions. He's starred …

24: Our very own Evan Ajuria + his new platform: Grindstone

September 9th, 2019


Evan is our resident photographer, web designer + BraveMaker! A very passionate, committed and driven guy...and he's a HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT--take a listen to his story and see what motivates him!

Looking to get odd jobs …

23: Bay Area's Austin Scott is on Broadway!

August 30th, 2019


Austin plays HAMILTON! What a great humble guy!

Check out his story and follow him in IG!

--- This …

22: KVON: The most famous HALF PERSIAN Comedian

August 13th, 2019


This guy! He's funny and generous. Free tickets to the first 20 people who reach out to him. 

21: Tony's Feature Film: THE THORNS WE LIVE WITH

August 10th, 2019


Rebekah + Tony talk about the process of getting his feature film THE THORNS WE LIVE WITH of the ground. 

In this podcast we share a 22 minute dramatic (table read) reading with actors. Please note there is a sensitive …

19: River Gallo: Actor + Filmmaker + LGBTQ+ Advocate

July 29th, 2019


Another interview with our BraveMaker podcast correspondent Jon Fusco who sat down with RIVER GALLO. River [pronouns he/his] is a GLAAD award-winning Salvadoran-American filmmaker, actor, writer, model and intersex …

18: Filmmaker Nick Borenstein

July 26th, 2019


Welcome Jon Fusco who joins the BraveMaker team as podcast correspondent!

Nick Borenstein:

Nick is a writer, director + dancer. 

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17: Jeremy Ray Valdez : actor/writer/producer/photographer

July 26th, 2019


He's known as Detective Alex Sanchez (#DetectiveHottie) in CBS' Bold + The Beautiful but he's also my (Tony) buddy. 

Enjoy our chat from TWIST (cafe) …

16: Katya Constantine: YouTuber & Content Creator

July 9th, 2019


During a visit to Spain, Rebekah sits down with friend, YouTuber, & Content Creator Katya Constantine.  They talk of Katya's experience growing up in Spain, finding her Niche, finding the power of YOU (being …

15: Singer/Songwriter Becky Alex

June 15th, 2019







Music on SPOTIFY



Behind the Scenes of SUMMER LOVE

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13: Alex Ferrari of INDIE FILM HUSTLE

May 31st, 2019


This guy. 

Just make your films. No excuses.

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12: Kevin O'Brien AT THE END OF THE DAY

May 31st, 2019


We could have called this segment FILMMAKERS IN CARS TALKING ABOUT MOVIES. Listen to find out why.

Florida filmmaker …

11: Tricia Russo: Miracle Cancer Survivor, Filmmaker + Mom.

May 28th, 2019


Tricia not only survived cancer but made a movie about it. When her stage 4 breast cancer metastasized  to her brain she was faced with even more obstacles to overcome. She wanted to survive and she also wanted to …

10: THE GUY + Jon Fusco

May 4th, 2019


Welcome JON FUSCO to the BraveMaker family. Jon's debut short film THE GUY will premiere on the west coast with us on June 2nd at 630pm in the Redwood City, Ca, Century 20 theater. Tickets here.

Recorded January 2019 in …

9: The sky turned green and the grass turned blue

May 3rd, 2019


Episode 9 is an adult conversation. NSFW or young children. 


8: Bias conversations with filmmaker Robin Hauser + justice advocates

April 29th, 2019


Race + gender biases. We all have them but what do we do about them?

We were honored to host a San Francisco filmmaker and her film that challenges us to confront our hidden biases and …

7: Andre Henry the anti-racist instigator

April 25th, 2019


Anti-racist educator, writer, and activist ANDRE HENRY joins the BraveMaker PODCAST. 

Find him on Instagram:

Dig in, listen and get activated. 

Want to sign up for Andre's HOPE …

6: The power of connection & collaboration with DIPTEE THAPA

April 8th, 2019


The  second interview of our Spain sessions with multimedia artist and designer Diptee Thapa.  Join us as we talk about the power of connection  and …

5: Brave LGBTQ+ stories in film, music & photography

March 1st, 2019


Our first ever PODCAST recorded LIVE WITH AN AUDIENCE... at BOX in Redwood City, Ca. 

NOTES & links from our panelists in this conversation :

4: In Spain with fashion designer Sheena Karegi

February 8th, 2019


Rebekah went to Spain for three weeks and this is the first of her interviews. Enjoy a conversation with Sheena Karegi and the  ups, downs and changes of a designer's life. Go behind the scenes and hear how she BRAVELY …

3: I'll Push You : Filmmaker Terry Parish

January 20th, 2019


500 Miles. 2 best friends. 1 wheelchair. 

That is I'LL PUSH YOU an incredible documentary by filmmakers Terry Parish and Chris Karcher. This interview co-director Terry Parish came to the BraveMaker office before our …

2: Get to know BraveMakers: Tony & Rebekah

January 7th, 2019




Drive-thru tellers. 

Tony & Rebekah interview each other and share their creative journeys. 

Rebekah on IG

Tony on IG

1: Richard Levien and his film: COLLISIONS

December 15th, 2018


The very first episode of the BraveMaker podcast hosted by Tony Gapastione & Rebekah Amosah. Scripts, stories & conversations with creators.

Filmmaker Richard Levien won the audience award at the Mill Valley …

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