Brian Trifon and Brian Lee White – Video Game Composers | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Video Game Composers, Brian Trifon and Brian Lee White!

ABOUT BRIAN TRIFON & BRIAN LEE WHITE:

Finishing Move is a production company specializing in music composition, sound design, and score supervision for video games, ad campaigns, television and film. Credits include Microsoft’s Halo 2 Anniversary and the Xbox Halo Channel.

 

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Tatiana Riegel – I, Tonya Editor | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Editor, Tatiana Riegel!

ABOUT TATIANA RIEGEL:

Tatiana S. Riegel is known for her work on I, Tonya (2017), The Finest Hours (2016) and Pu-239 (2006).

Tatiana S. Riegel A.C.E., is an American film editor known for independent films such as Lars and the Real Girl, The Way Way Back and I, Tonya. She received an ACE Eddie award for “Best Edited Miniseries or Motion Picture for Non-Commercial Television”.

Riegel was a long-time assistant to the late editor Sally Menke, editor of seven of films by Quentin Tarantino.

Riegel is older half-sibling to actress Eden Riegel and screenwriter/voice-actor Sam Riegel. Together, the Riegel family has produced more than a dozen webisodes for the popular 2008 Internet series Imaginary Bitches.

Riegel became a member of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2014.

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Teri & Carson Griffin – Filmmakers | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Filmmakers, Teri & Carson Griffin!

ABOUT TERI & CARSON GRIFFIN:

Carson Griffin has worked in the Entertainment Industry for over 10 years. He is a member of I.A.T.S.E. Local 80 and has worked in the scenic, staging, gripping, and rigging developments in both television and film. He has worked on shows such as Law and Order, Veep, MTV’s Ridiculousness, Netflix’s The Ranch, Lip Sync Battle, Survivor, Battlebots, and more.
He has worked in multiple departments such as Technical Entertainment, Entertainment Rigging, Stagehand, Key Grip, and Camera Operator for multiple studios such as,
 CBS, WB, SONY Studios, NBC, ABC, Disney Studios, and more. . Before moving to Los Angeles he worked for Universal Orlando’s most popular events such as Halloween Horror Nights, Grinchmas, Mardi Gras, Grad Bash, and The Summer Concert Series.
He has worked as a Camera Operator and Technical Director for multiple artists such as Kelly Clarkson, Diana Ross, The B-52’s, Boys II Men, Big Time Rush, Pitbull, and many more
Carson also Directs, Writes, and Shoots multiple films, shorts, commercials  and music videos. He has multiple films that have been finalist in multiple film festivals and won best trailer at the San Antonio Film Festival for his short film “Leatherface’s Pool Party”

​He is currently developing multiple shorts and full-length scripts.

Carson also provides Special FX, Lighting/Gaffing, Musical Scoring, Editing, and other Production Design Services-Please Email SeaGriffin Creations for Inquiries.

Teri Griffin started her career in the industry a certified & professional Makeup/FX Artist working on full length features, short films, commercials, music videos, theater, and special events. While working as a freelance Makeup Artist she also worked for almost a decade as a Makeup/Prosthetic Artist/Lead for Universal Studios Orlando on events such as Halloween Horror Nights, Grinchmas, Mardi Gras, The Jimmy Fallon Show and More. She spent two years with Ripleys Entertainment punching and venting hair as well as preparing and casting wax figures to be displayed in the Ripleys Museums all around the world.

After spending a decade being on sets and learning how to make films, she and her husband began SeaGriffin and started making their own films and helping others with their productions. They have created over a dozen of short films and productions. You can see some of their films by clicking the following link.  Sea Griffin Films

Since moving to Los Angeles she has worked for Crypt TV and multiple prop shops including Dapper Cadaver. She has also worked on television and film with experience in, set dressing, producing, directing, assistant directing, production & art design, and editing.  She has also edited multiple published music videos, short films, and commercials and is currently editing for That Hashtag Show http://thathashtagshow.com.  

Teri Provides Multiple Art and Design Services As Well-Please Email SeaGriffin Creations for Inquiries.

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Erik Carlson – Production Designer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Production Designer, Erik Carlson!

ABOUT ERIK CARLSON:

 Erik most recently designed Discovery’s highly-acclaimed first dramatic series, “Manhunt: Unabomber.”

Erik’s career spans over 20 years in the film and television industry.  Alongside “Unabomber,” he is most known for his work on “Desperate Housewives,” which earned him two Emmy nominations and an Art Director’s Guild Award nomination. His other credits include Warner Bros’ “The Majestic,” NBC’s “State of Affairs,” Fox’s “Grandfathered” and History’s “SIX.”
Throughout his career, Erik has had the opportunity to collaborate with several acclaimed filmmakers, including Christopher Nolan, Frank Darabont, Trey Parker, Marc Cherry, Dan Fogelman, and Greg Yaitanes, among many others.Erik can elaborate on his designs in “Manhunt: Unabomber,” his role as a production designer and how that evolves based on his projects, as well as his experience collaborating with these various filmmakers.

You can see further examples of Eric’s work at his website

 www.perikcarlson.com

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David Cieri – Composer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Production Designer, Seth Reed!

ABOUT DAVID CIERI:

He’s a super talented composer, just dropped a new soundtrack today; a compilation soundtrack that celebrates his decade working with Ken Burns/Lynn Novick and Florentine Films documentaries including ‘The Vietnam War’, ‘The Roosevelts’, ‘Prohibition’, ‘Baseball’ and ‘The Address’. Ken could certainly choose any composer in the world for his films but he returns to David again and again. The title of the album is ‘Notes from the Underscore: 10 Years with Florentine Films’. Here is a link for your review: https://access.ropeadope.com/david-cieri.

We are also promoting David’s score to ‘Oklahoma City’, that was nominated for a Primetime Emmy award for Exceptional Merit in Documentary Filmmaking. The film explores the intertwined narratives of the worst domestic terrorist attack in the U.S and the anti-government movement that inspired the actions of Timothy McVeigh, including two standoffs with law enforcement with tragic outcomes – Ruby Ridge and the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Texas.  The music dutifully, gently and deftly helps with the storytelling, which balances between then horrors of the Oklahoma City attack and the backstory leading up to it. ​

Recently, David contributed several hours of score to ‘The Vietnam War’ (along with Trent Reznor/ Atticus Ross and Yo-Yo Ma and Silk Road). He spent three weeks in Vietnam prior to beginning work on the project, taking in the sounds and music of the region, some of which he incorporated into the score. The documentary averaged 6.7M Viewers For PBS and reached 34M In Live+7 ratings. The premiere episode of ‘The Vietnam War’ was the top-performing PBS’ telecast since the finale of ‘Downton Abbey’ and is the highest-streamed series opener in PBS history. The doc has also been licensed by 21 broadcasters in 43 countries.

This fall, David released ‘White Dust’, a jazz album with Pulitzer-winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa, a recipient of the 1994 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. The New York Times listed their song ‘Dolphy’s Aviary’ among their new and notable tracks: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/09/01/arts/music/playlist-u2-maroon-5-sza-pharrell-williams.html.

 

Kevin Tent – Editor/Director | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Editor/Director, Kevin Tent!

ABOUT KEVIN TENT:

Academy Award® nominated film editor, Kevin Tent has teamed with director Alexander Payne for over twenty years. Their first collaboration was on Payne’s Sundance hit “Citizen Ruth,” starring Laura Dern. Followed by the critical hit “Election” staring Reese Witherspoon (for which Tent earned his first American Cinema Editor’s nomination), Tent received his second ACE nomination for “About Schmidt” starring Jack Nicholson and his third for “Sideways” starring Paul Giamati. In 2011 Tent was nominated by both ACE and the Academy for his editing on “The Descendants,” starring George Clooney. He won the Eddie for best dramatic film of 2011.
After attending Los Angeles City College’s film school, Tent got his first break cutting the feature film “Not of This Earth” for legendary B-movie producer Roger Corman. While continuing to hone his skills in the throws of B-movies, Tent also tapped into the emerging Independent film movement in the US. Cutting the underground hit “Guncrazy” directed by Tamra Davis and the above mentioned “Citizen Ruth” by Payne. Some of Tent’s other credits include “Blow” the late Ted Demme’s drug epic staring Johnny Depp and Penelope Cruz. James Mangold’s “Girl Interrupted” staring Winona Ryder and Angelina Jolie, (Jolie winning an academy award for her performance). “Disconnect” directed by Henry Alex Rubin, “Welcome To Me” starring Kristin Wigg and recently “Parched” a foreign language film by Indian director Leena Yadav.
Besides working on all of Payne’s films, including “Nebraska” and most recently “Downsizing,” starring Matt Damon, Tent has worked with directors Barry Sonnenfeld, Nancy Meyers and Martin Scorsese.
After his long and sordid career in editing Tent makes his directorial debut with “Crash Pad,” an Original Black List selected screenplay written by Jeremy Catalina starring starring Domhnall Gleeson, Thomas Haden Church and Christina Applegate.

Seth Reed – Production Designer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Production Designer, Seth Reed!

ABOUT SETH REED:

ETH REED is an Emmy Nominated production designer known for bolstering a wide array of story worlds through his artistic ingenuity.  Set to debut in December, Seth’s most recent production design work will be featured on Hulu’s Shut Eye, starring Jeffrey Donovan.  Seth’s other highlights include hit shows like SupergirlThe Expanse, and Salem. In 2014, Reed received a Primetime Emmy Nomination and Art Directors Guild Nomination for his work on Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey starring Neil deGrasse Tyson.

Seth is also an Emmy Nominated and award-winning art director, having uplifted a number of high profile projects. Many of Hollywood’s most respected directors and production designers have entrusted Seth’s artistic abilities, leading to his consistent work on both independent and studio films such as I Heart Huckabees, Lords of DogtownReal Steel, and Minority Report. Recognized for his art direction, Seth won the Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Award for his art direction on the HBO mini-series From The Earth To The Moon.

After receiving a Masters degree in Architecture from the Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Seth practiced architecture for 10 years before entering the entertainment world. He credits his architectural approach to production design as an invaluable skill for the creative visualization/planning process and equally important for cost and time management. Seth’s collaborative approach enables him to maximize his artistic vision — designing, sketching and creating something new and original as part of a team.

Seth’s other projects include Tombstone, his first Hollywood job, as well as Fight ClubRat RaceMiami Vice, Blades of Glory, and The Express. Currently residing in Los Angeles, Reed has worked on film and television projects around the world, from South America to Iceland. You can normally find him biking to and from location, and enjoying the great outdoors.

Vincent Sabella & Anna Schafer – ELIZABETH BLUE | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Filmmakers, Vincent Sabella & Anna Schafer and their film, ELIZABETH BLUE!

ABOUT ELIZABETH BLUE:

Recently released from a psychiatric hospital, Elizabeth (Anna Schafer) returns to her Los Angeles apartment where she lives
with her fiancé, Grant (Ryan Vincent). With the guidance of her new psychiatrist, Dr. Bowman (Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje), and the unfaltering support of Grant, Elizabeth works at regaining control of her mental stability and her life as she begins to plan their wedding. Struggling to navigate daily voices, hallucinations, anxiety, failing medications and her judgmental, unsupportive mother, Carol (Kathleen Quinlan), Elizabeth fears that Grant will leave her as she clings to hope that love will truly conquer all – even mental illness.

Jason Murphy – Producer/Director | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Producer/Director, Jason Murphy!

Scott Doherty – Orange Is The New Black Composer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Composer, Scott Orange Is The New Black!

ABOUT SCOTT DOHERTY:

Nathan Barr – Flatliners Composer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Composer, Nathan Barr!

ABOUT NATHAN BARR:

 

Nathan Barr has scored all six seasons of HBO’s Emmy-winning and Fan-Favorite series, TRUE BLOOD, and is currently working on the final season.  Nate has also lent his musical talents to FX’s THE AMERICANS and Netflix’s HEMLOCK GROVE. The two hit series have garnered him Emmy nods for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Musicin 2013. That gives Barr the distinction of being the first composer to ever have a double nomination in the Main Title category in the same year.

Barr, who began his career with Hans Zimmer, has composed music for more than 30 feature films in addition to his television experience.  The Topanga Canyon-based composer has worked with Alan Ball, gore-horror master Eli Roth, and many other highly respected directors. Roth and Barr have collaborated on HEMLOCK GROVE and five films: Dimension Films and Vivendi Entertainment’s GRINDHOUSE, Screen Gems and Lionsgate’s HOSTEL,HOSTEL 2, CABIN FEVER, and Lionsgate’s THE LAST EXORCISM.

In 2012, Barr composed original music for Lionsgate’s comedy THE BIG WEDDING, which starred Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams, Amanda Seyfried, Katherine Heigl, and Topher Grace.

In 2011, Barr scored IFC Films’ THE LEDGE, a drama/thriller starring Liv Tyler and Terrance Howard, and directed by Matthew Chapman. It premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.  Also among Barr’s diverse credits:  20th Century Fox’s SHUTTER, Warner Bros.’ THE DUKES OF HAZZARD, and Film for Thought’s HOOD TO COAST, a documentary that follows four teams on their epic journey to conquer the world’s largest relay race.

Barr began studying music in Tokyo, Japan at four years old.  He grew up surrounded by eclectic music ranging from Kabuki Theater to the sounds of his mother performing on the koto and piano, and his father playing the banjo, guitar and shakuhachi.

His interest in music was further influenced by extensive travels around the world, where he experienced music ranging from Bali’s Kecak Orchestras to China’s Beijing Opera.  Barr went on to study at Skidmore College, and toured Italy and Switzerland with the Juilliard Cello Ensemble in the summer of 1993.  He also briefly played guitar and electric cello with the industrial rock group, V.A.S.T., before heading out to LA to begin his career in film music.

In addition to writing his scores, he performs many of the instruments heard in his compositions, and is skilled in many styles and genres ranging from orchestral to rock.  Barr is also known for his collection and inclusion of rare and unusual instruments from around the world such as:  a human bone trumpet from Tibet, dismantled pianos, a rare Glass Armonica, gourd cellos, and the gem of his collection, the 3 manual, 19 rank Wurlitzer Theater Organ that lived on the scoring stage at 20th Century Fox from 1928-1994, and can be heard in countless films from “The Sound Of Music” to “Patton” to “Star Trek.”

Barr was among a group of prolific composers who attended the renowned and respected 2011 Ubeda film Festival in Spain, where Nathan performed his music to True Blood with a small ensemble and film composer Randy Edelman conducting. He also joined 24 film, TV and video game composers in the Symphony of Hope to raise money for the victims of last year’s earthquake in Haiti. The CD was released in September 2011, and hit Amazon.com’s top-25 chart of new classical releases.

Tree Adams – Composer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Composer, Tree Adams!

ABOUT TREE ADAMS:

I write music for a living.  Typically, a composition forms in my head before I even pick up an instrument and often, the center piece of an idea will evolve by experimenting with a sound or a piece of gear in my studio in the initial stages of the process.  Although my primary skills as a performer are as a singer and a guitarist, I employ a much more expansive palette for my adventures in film, games and television.

I’ve spent a lot of time on the road as a touring musician and still play live.  I draw a great deal from that experience and from the context of ensemble recording.  While I enjoy the mad scientist/alchemist side of being in the studio and manipulating soundscapes by myself, I am also a big believer in collaborating with other musicians and the magic that comes from that dialog: air being pushed in a room through a particular tube mic pre, the distinct and unique character of a performance etc.  It has been a wonderful adventure so far and I still get excited as I embark on each new gig.

The musical style of my recent projects run the gamut: a haunting battle score for Jason Rothenberg’s THE 100 (CW.) The score is rife with middle eastern colors and epic orchestral themes. Ken Biller’s international espionage thriller, LEGENDS (TNT) features a more minimalist approach combining solo cello and electronic soundscapes. For the John Hertzfeld’s redemption film “REACH ME” (MIllenium Films), a traditional orchestral score.  A gritty rock score for “CALIFORNICATION” (Showtime), an urgent cerebral score for the crime drama, “PERCEPTION” (TNT) a high energy electronica score for action/thriller “RUN” (Millenium Films.) A dusty western score for “SWELTER” and hip hop for Denis Leary and Bob Fisher’s comedy “SIRENS” (USA).

I’ve done gigs in every style imaginable: thrillers, comedies, dramas, horror, action, electronica, hip hop, rock, jazz… you name it.  I’ve done a great deal of work writing and producing songs, recording actors and dealing with pre-records.  Bottom line, I cover a lot of ground with these different projects and in the process, I get the opportunity to make music with some incredibly talented individuals.

I wrote my first song when I was 7 years old, suffice it to say it sucked but the point is that I’ve been writing music for the better part of three or four decades.  Early on, I had classical training, then somewhere along the way I heard Hendrix at which point I decided this music thing might be fun. Nowadays I spend a great deal of time collaborating with filmmakers and so I deal with music as it applies to storytelling.

Thanks for listenin.’

Tree is represented by Amos Newman at WME

ANewman_Asst@wmeentertainment.com

Johnny Rey Diaz – Actor/Producer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Actor/Producer, Johnny Rey Diaz!

Johnny was born in Mesa, AZ and attended The Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication at Arizona State University where he graduated Magna Cum Laude. Just as he was finishing college, he decided that he did not want to pursue a career as a TV reporter and instead focused his attention to pursuing a career in the film/TV industry. He moved to Los Angeles in 2012 to work as a film development intern for Panay Films at Disney Studios. He performed script coverage, office duties and assisted one of the creative executives. To make money he would work as a background actor on his days off. After doing this for a few months, his passion for acting and being on set emerged. After the internship ended, he decided to pursue acting full-time. Since then he has appeared in several television commercials such as Modelo, Corona and Toyota. He was also in a national Superbowl commercial for Beats by Dre with Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman. Recently, he has begun to garner film and TV credits and co-starred in an episode of Hawaii Five-0 on CBS. He is also currently shooting three feature films and producing his own passion projects.

 

Andrew Russo – JACKALS – Director Of Photography | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Director Of Photography, Andrew Russo!

Andrew is an award winning cinematographer who shoots features, commercials, and music videos. A proud recipient of the ASC’s prestigious Heritage award, Andrew’s work has earned a Student Emmy and has screened in numerous festivals. In 2015, Andrew won Best Cinematography at the Independent Filmmakers Showcase for the feature film Girl on the Edge. His commercial clients have included Google, Powerball Lottery, Coca-Cola, Ford, IBM, BP, GE, Toyota, Starbucks, Pepsi, University of Phoenix, Motorola, EA Sports, US Bank, Toms Shoes, Lexus, Nintendo-Wii, Nike, and Microsoft. He has also had the distinguished pleasure of working with Julia Roberts, Colin Farrell, Jennifer Lawrence, David Oyelowo, Orlando Bloom, P Diddy, Eva Longoria, Will Ferrell, Julia Ormond, Edward Norton, Kate Hudson, Melissa McCarthy, Mickey Rourke, Ron Howard, Kevin Hart, Russell Simmons, Jerry Rice, Barry Sanders, Terry Bradshaw, Warren Moon, and Joe Namath.

Born and raised in downtown Chicago, Andrew received his undergraduate degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in international relations before receiving his Masters Degree from the University of Southern California in Film production. Andrew currently resides in Los Angeles, California.

 

 

Jim Frohna – Transparent’s Director/Cinematographer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Director/Cinematographer, Jim Frohna!

Jim Frohna is an Emmy-nominated cinematographer and director of Transparent. In this interview he talks all about his career behind the scenes.

Tune in to Season 4 which premieres September 22nd, 2017.
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3502262/?ref_=nv_sr_1

 

Jeff Russo – Film/TV composer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews composer, Jeff Russo!

Jeff Russo, who just WON an Emmy for Outstanding Original Score for FX’s Emmy and Golden Globe-winning series, “Fargo,” starring Ewan McGregor and Carrie Coon.  
Jeff Russo is an American composer, songwriter, guitarist, vocalist and music producer, best known as one of the two founding members of American rock band Tonic. He is also a founding member of acoustic rock band Low Stars.

Jeff Toyne – Composer | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews composer, Jeff Toyne!

Jeff Toyne is a Canadian composer who is currently scoring DirecTV’s fifth season of Rogue.

In his music, Toyne blends orchestral virtuosity with cutting-edge music technology, creating a unique voice for each project.  His feature film credits include Nine Eleven (2017), How To Plan An Orgy In A Small Town (2015), Life On The Line (2015), and Dirty Girl (2011).

Equally at home in television, Toyne scored several features for Lifetime including Magic Beyond Words: The J.K. Rowling Story (2011), winner of the Canadian Screen Award for Best TV Movie, nominated for Best Score and winner of the MPSE Golden Reel Award.  Additionally, Toyne has scored You Me Her (DirecTV, 2016).

The recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, Toyne was named one of Playback Magazine’s “Ten to Watch” in 2011.  He has been commissioned by organizations such as the Canadian Armed Forces, for which he composed “Splendor Sine Occasu”, the Official March of the British Columbia Brigade.  Toyne is an alumnus of the Sundance Composers Lab.

Signature Tracks – Music Licensing | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Music Licensing Company, Signature Tracks!

The Signature Tracks library is a top-shelf collection comprising music by Grammy award-winning artists to ensure your project has an updated, fresh and unique sound. We have music from artists who have produced for Chris Brown, Jay-Z, Lil Wayne, Miley Cyrus, Seal, Trapt and many other stars. We have one of the few libraries in the business that will not acquire boring, loopy, unpolished tracks from subpar artists. When it comes to music, it’s quality not quantity. Why should editors sift through thousands of unusable and outdated tracks to find one that works?

Before we started Signature Tracks, we spent more than 20,000 hours in the bays watching editors struggle to find the right underscore. This is why we’ve organized our library by genres and moods specifically designed to create a seamless experience for all users. Every time we deliver our library, we’ll give you a composer selects bin.

A custom score may be outside your budget but that doesn’t mean you can’t have great music. Using a song from the Signature Tracks library will add value to each project.

Mac Quayle – Emmy Winning Composer | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Emmy-winning & Grammy-nominated coposer, Mac Quayle!

Audiences worldwide have been captivated by the unique musical stylings of Emmy-winning and Grammy-nominated composer, Mac Quayle. Mac is currently scoring Ryan Murphy’s new series, FX’s “Feud: Bette and Joan,” starring Jessica Lange and Susan Sarandon, about the notorious rivalry between Bette Davis and Joan Crawford on the set of the 1962 cult classic thriller, “What Ever Happened to Baby Jane”, which premieres March 5th. Mac recently won an Emmy for his score for USA Network’s Golden Globe-winning suspense-thriller “Mr. Robot,” starring Christian Slater and Rami Malek. Mac also composed FX’s Emmy-winning “The People v. O.J. Simpson,” starring John Travolta, Sarah Paulson and Cuba Gooding Jr., which was celebrated by critics and audiences alike. Less Bio

He recently composed FX’s hit series “American Horror Story: Roanoke,” starring Kathy Bates and Angela Bassett, as well as previous seasons including “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” for which Mac received an Emmy nomination, and “American Horror Story: Hotel,” starring Lady Gaga and Matt Bomer. Quayle also scores Fox’s “Scream Queens,” starring Emma Roberts and Jamie Lee Curtis.

In addition to Mac’s television work, he has also composed music for a diverse list of feature films and documentaries.  His music for the documentary “Autism in Love” premiered at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival, and indie thriller “LA Slasher,” starring Mischa Barton premiered at the New York City International Film Festival.

Mac’s music as an additional composer for Cliff Martinez can also be heard in HBO’s Emmy- winning “The Normal Heart,” Film District’s Critic’s Choice Award-winning “Drive,” Warner Bros.’ “Contagion” and A24’s “Spring Breakers.” In 2013, Mac was chosen as one of only six composers to participate in Sundance’s Music and Sound Design Lab at Skywalker Ranch.

Quayle has written music for over 40 films and television shows, and has accumulated a long list of credits as a music producer, dance re-mixer and multi-instrumentalist. Mac has worked on over 300 releases, 40 #1 Billboard Dance hits, and earned a Grammy nomination for producing Donna Summer’s “I Will Go with You.”  Quayle has been awarded numerous Gold and Platinum records, as well as worked with some of the biggest names in the music business. Mac created music for Madonna, Whitney Houston, Depeche Mode, Britney Spears,  Elvis Presley, Annie Lennox, New Order, Beyonce and Sting, to name a few.

When asked about his career highlights, Mac responded, “I have been very fortunate to work with so many talented people over the years. However, there is one special moment that stands out for me: Playing ping pong with Peter Gabriel at Real World Studios.”

Mac lives, works and plays ping pong in the mountains near Los Angeles.

Maureen Toth – Talent Agent | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Talent Agent, Maureen Toth!

Maureen Toth is a talent agent and actress. Agent Maureen Toth and her team, Scott Benson and Jen Caprio, represent Editors, Directors of Photography, First Assistant Directors, Production Designers, Costume Designers and Makeup Department Heads. They represent highly accomplished Below The Line artists for Film and Television at Eastern Talent Agency

Chloe Arbiture – Production Designer | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Production Designer, Chloe Arbiture!

Chloe Arbiture has worked on Problematic with Moshe Kasher, Drunk History, Miss 2059, Thrill Ride, Starship Icarus, Battleground.

Gary Kordan – Nobodies, Teachers, Just Add Magic | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Gary Kordan!

Gary Kordan, the Emmy-nominated production designer who has made an indelible impression on the world of TV comedy. Gary is one of this year’s heavyweight Emmy contenders thanks to his work in constructing the on-screen worlds of three award-winning shows:

· Nobodies, produced by Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone, TV Land

· Teachers, executive produced by Alison Brie, TV Land

 
· Just Add Magic, critically acclaimed Amazon Original Kids series
 

With Nobodies and Teachers being TV Land’s top original series, Gary can talk about rewriting the parameters of design in comedy TV and how he has created the mysterious, layered vintage and surprisingly dark look of Just Add Magic (and how the kids contributed).

Emmy-nominated for Key & Peele and The Late Night Show with Stephen Colbert, he is also known for his work on Time Traveling Bong, The Meltdown, @midnight and Workaholics. Soon viewers will also see his work on FOX’s new comedy, Ghosted, premiering this October, starring Adam Scott and Craig Robinson.

The Gore Guys | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews The Gore Guys!

 

Improv 101 – Jeff Graham & Sheldon White | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interview filmmakers, writers, and actors, Jeff Graham and Sheldon White. In this interview they discuss their 101 sketch comedy web series “Improv 101” and their process of making their web series on the fly!

ABOUT IMPROV 101:

A quirky, jaded improvisation teacher struggles to connect with her especially inexperienced – and diverse- class through increasingly humorous and uncomfortable sessions.

All Classes are available NOW!:

ABOUT JEFF GRAHAM: 

(CREATOR) Jeff Graham is a writer, producer, and occasional performer. In 2015, Jeff optioned a comedy pilot to BAM! Produced in El Segundo, which was produced and won an award of Merit in the 2015 Best Shorts competition. That same year and the following, he scored consecutive top 20% finishes in the Academy’s Nihcoll competition. In January f 2017, his single-cam comedy pilot WE’VE GOT KIDS was featured as a top pilot on Franklin Leonard’s well regarded Blacklist website, and was reviewed as a demonstrating “a talented comedic voice through sheer force of personality, and [being] well worth a producer’s consideration.” Jeff also produces a weekly vodcast for Maria Menounos’ online film-interest network “The Popcorn Talk” called “The Unproduced Table Read” where he highlights and interviews award winning scripts and writers.

ABOUT SHELDON WHITE:

(CREATOR) Sheldon White is a performer, producer, writer. In 2013, he produced and starred in an award-winnign short called BAD SERVICE featuring Eric Lange (Narcos), Lindsay Hollister (Get Smart) and Mike Ostroski (Henry Danger), with director Hannah Macpherson (go90s’ T@gged). Since he’s booked a number of roles, including a co-star in the Cameron Dallas/Nash Grier-led film THE OUTFIELD, a lead in the Pilot PResenation of SPIN, multiple worldwide commercials (including Burger King, Charter Spetrum, etc.) and a lead in DJ Alex da Kid’s music video for “Not Easy.” This year, he was cast in Dan Harmon’s new (Untitled) YouTube Red Show, and Amazon’s new project Vidiots (STarring James Marsters and Mark Devine). He can also be seen in a Samsun Ad featuring its new 3D Camera, along with three other ads (both print and commercial). Sheldon has also been studying with some of Los Angeles’ finest acting schools, including Scott Sedita Studios, Stan Kirsch Studios, and UCB. He is repped by Terrier Marroquin at TLynn Talent.

Brian Beacock – Acting Dead | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interview filmmakers and actor, Brian Beacock. In this interview he discusses his short comedy film series “Acting Dead” and his process of making his film on the fly!

ABOUT ACTING DEAD:

Acting Dead is a satirical dark comedy about the world of Hollywood zombies, and not just the ones leaving their Botox appointments in Beverly Hills. What if your acting career took a urn for the worse and the only way to be cast in the ever-growing number of zombie-based TV shows and movies was to… actually become one? Welcome to the afterlife of Tate and Alex, both struggling to get y living in their new skin, or what’s left of it. But life doesn’t slow down just because your heart stopped and sometimes you have to go six fet under to get to the top. Imagine Arrested Development meets Shawn of the Dead.

Karlee & Marlee Roberts – Little Miss Perfect | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie! Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interview filmmakers and actors, Marlee & Karlee Roberts. In this interview they discuss their feature film “Little Miss Perfect” and their process of making their film on the fly! ABOUT MARLEE ROBERTS:

Marlee Roberts started began her career in the entertainment industry as an actress. At four years old, she showed America her dimpled smile in an Orajel national commercial. Soon after, she made appearances on David Letterman’s The Late Show and ABC’s One Life to Live. At ten years old, Roberts was cast in the musical The American Girls Revue. She has appeared on TV shows for ABC and the Adult Swim Network as well as in films such as Night Has Settled, starring Spencer List and Oscar-nominated actress Adriana Barraza and The English Teacher, starring Julianne Moore and Greg Kinnear. She can also be found as the “Rachel” cover model for the Scholastic Animorphs book relaunch. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Roberts produced over twenty projects since 2010 including Mastodon, which was selected by Film Shortage as one of their featured short films. Two other films Elm Gardens and Justice in D Minor world premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2012 and 2013, respectively. Broadway World claims that Roberts’ feature directorial debut Little Miss Perfect  “handles what is an extremely delicate subject matter with careful precision”. The film has garnered critical acclaim and Roberts has interviewed for and appeared in The Huffington Post, Backstage, The Examiner, and Fox 5 News, among others. The film premiered at the Irvine Int’l Film Festival where it was nominated for Best Feature Narrative and was selected to screen in the Soho House Cinema Program. Roberts was dubbed a “Big Screen Filmmaker” on the cover of 201 Magazine’s April 2016 issue. She serves on the California Docu Film Festival’s Youth Advisory Board and has appeared on Sunywide Film Festival’s “Breaking into the Business” and Annapolis Film Festival’s “Young Hollywood” panels. She is a member of the Alliance of Women Directors, New York Women in Film and Television, Women in Film, and the Women in Moving Pictures Society and is currently in development for her next film.

ABOUT KARLEE ROBERTS: Karlee Roberts is an actress, known for Little Miss Perfect (2016), Crickett and the Little Girl Power (2009) and Jack’s Big Music Show (2005).

Edmund Lozano & Jazmin Harvey – LOTUS | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandl interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie!

Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interview guerilla filmmakers, Edmund Lozano & Jazmin Harvey. In this interview they discuss their short 48 Hour Film Festival film “LOTUS” and their process of making their film on the fly!

ABOUT JAZMIN HARVEY:
Jazmin Harvey studied digital filmmaking at New Mexico State University. Since graduating, she has moved to Los Angeles and found freelance work in crew positions ranging from DIT to DP. In addition, she is a videography and editing intern at the ACLU of Southern California. Jazmin is obsessed with good TV and is currently addicted to House of Cards, but can find it in herself to sit back and relax with some Bob’s Burgers.

Jillian Clare & Colby Man – ADVENT | On The Fly Filmmaking

Popcorn Talk Network University, the online broadcast network that features movie discussion, news, interviews and commentary proudly presents “On The Fly Filmmaking (OTFF). Each episode of OTFF centers upon one movie title where Marielou Mandle interviews expert Guerilla Filmmakers from different facets of the industry, and discuss how to make affordable movies on the fly. Here you will learn free tips and tricks of filmmaking that they do not teach you in film school, and then you too can make a movie! Hosts Marielou Mandle (@MarielouMandl) interview guerilla filmmakers, Jillian Clare and Colby Mann. In this interview they discuss their short film “Advent” and their process of making their film on the fly!