This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Miska Kajanus.
Starting as an Actor in Finland, Miska Kajanus moved to Los Angeles and is the Writer/Director of the Finnish language feature, Insanity (2020).
They talk about that movie and how working as an extra is a good way to get started in the film industry.
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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with the Writing/Directing team Ruckus Skye and Lane Skye.
They wrote the Horror movie Becky (2020). The directors of Becky were interviewed in episode 337 of the podcast. Ruckus Skye and Lane Skye also wrote and directed the Thriller The Devil To Pay (2019).
Topics featured here are making The Devil To Pay and how their script Rattle The Cage (2015) was discovered and produced through a script listing service.
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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Writer/Director Seth Larney.
He started with Visual Effects and as a Digital Assets Technician for The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions (2003).
Topics include how Seth Larney transitioned into filmmaking. They talk about his new Sci-Fi movie 2067 (2020) which stars Kodi Smit-McPhee.
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This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Filmmaker Will Wernick. Will Wernick is the Writer/Director of the Horror movie No Escape (2020) which stars Holland Roden. He also Directed Escape Room (2017).
They talk about No Escape and his DIY approach to filmmaking which has served him well.
This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Writer/Director/Actor Jessie McCormack.
They talk about her new TV/Web Series Piss Off, I Love You. Jessie McCormack is the Writer/Director/Actor of that Comedy series and is the Writer/Director of the feature Expecting (2013).
Other topics discussed includes making movies or shorts with an I-Phone and how networking at film festivals helped launch her career.
I wanted to bring Peter on the show to discuss what it was like to be a part of one of the biggest budget films in Hollywood history at the time.
For the big Episode 350 we have a big guest! This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Horror Filmmaker Darren Lynn Bousman.
They talk about his new feature Death Of Me (2020) starring Maggie Q and Luke Hemsworth. Darren Lynn Bousman has a long career as a Writer/Director, his credits include Saw II, Saw III and the upcoming Spiral (2021).
Other topics they discuss includes the differences of producing a movie in Japan instead of the United States.
This is a returning guest, you can hear the prior ep of the podcast with Darren Lynn Bousman SYS 154
This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with filmmaker Sam Macaroni. They talk about his new Comedy Guest House (2020).
This movie features Pauly Shore, Aimee Teegarden and Billy Zane. Sam Macaroni Directed Guest House and wrote it with Sean Bishop and Troy Duffy (The Boondock Saints - 1999).
They also talk about how he worked with Robert De Niro on the movie Heat (1995) and pitching the script for Guest House and where this idea came from.
This week Ashley Scott Meyers talks with Australian filmmaker James Di Martino.
They talk about how he went from a marketing background into making shorts and now a feature film. James Di Martino is the writer/director of the Horror movie The Faceless Man (2019).
They talk about that movie, running a Kickstarter campaign and how he started his own production company.