Episode 13 – Jim Plannette (Gaffer, Chief Lighting Technician)

Welcome to episode 13. In this episode I had the honor of speaking with the legendary gaffer Jim Plannette. During our chat, we dove into what a gaffer does, why collaboration in filmmaking is key to an overall good film, and reminisce with stories from his over 50 years of working in the film industry. LISTEN HERE Jim’s IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0686581/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 http://www.closingcreditspod.com Twittter: https://twitter.com/closingcred Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/closingcred/ Thanks … Continue reading Episode 13 – Jim Plannette (Gaffer, Chief Lighting Technician)

Episode 12 – Phillip W. Palmer (Location Sound Mixer)

In episode 12, I had the immense pleasure of speaking with Phillip W. Palmer. We spoke about his job as a location sound mixer, how it’s an overlooked aspect of set, the differences in working in film and television, communication is a key factor on set, and how to approach problems that can arise on any type of location. Listen Here Phillip’s IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0658419/ Cinema Audio … Continue reading Episode 12 – Phillip W. Palmer (Location Sound Mixer)

Episode 11 – Steve Lee (Sound Effects Wrangler, Archivist, Hollywood Sound Museum)

Have you wondered the history of sound in film? Wanted to know more about sound effects and how sound has changed over the years in filmmaking? In the latest episode of my podcast, The Closing Credits Podcast- I spoke to Steve Lee about being a sound historian, his history in sound and filmmaking, and his important work of archiving sounds and equipment in his Hollywood … Continue reading Episode 11 – Steve Lee (Sound Effects Wrangler, Archivist, Hollywood Sound Museum)

Black Lives Matter and Learning Resources

There are plenty of resources such as books, tv, TED talks where you can learn more about why the Black Lives Matter movement is happening and why it is needed. This is a movement not a moment. This is a not something political. This is about human rights. Black Lives Matter Resources Black Lives Matter Site The Anti Racist Starter Guide Books on Racism Black … Continue reading Black Lives Matter and Learning Resources

Episode 09 – Peter Bardsley (Location Manager)

Click here to listen. Hello and welcome to episode 9 of The Closing Credits Podcast. Today, I interviewed location manager Peter Bardsley. His lists of credits include: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and 2, War Horse, Rogue One, Solo: A Star Wars Story, and Aladdin. In this episode, we spoke about how much behind the scenes work the locations department does, working … Continue reading Episode 09 – Peter Bardsley (Location Manager)

Episode 08 – Hal Hickel (ILM Animation Supervisor)

The Closing Credits Podcast Website Hello and welcome to episode 8 of The Closing Credits Podcast. Today, I interviewed Academy Award winning Industrial Light & Magic Animation Supervisor, Hal Hickel. In this episode, we spoke about his different work on various films, working on his first television show, The Mandalorian, when does one decide to use practicals vs VFX or a mix of both, animating … Continue reading Episode 08 – Hal Hickel (ILM Animation Supervisor)

Episode 07 – Robin Kincade (Reality TV Field Producer, Location Professional)

Episode 7 of my behind the scenes of filmmaking podcast is up. Robin Kincade is a TV field producer and location professional running a successful freelance business out in California’s Bay Area. She’s worked on tv shows and documentaries with clients ranging from NBC, ABC, HBO, Showtime, Food Network, and many more. In this episode, we chat about how she got started in my hometown of … Continue reading Episode 07 – Robin Kincade (Reality TV Field Producer, Location Professional)