This series focuses on the inspiration and creative process at the conception of the filmmaking process. It includes interviews and footage from leading screenwriters and filmmakers discussing their craft and films, recorded at past Austin Film Festival panels and screenings. Each episode pairs these conversations with a short film from an emerging filmmaker; these shorts have previously screened at the Austin Film Festival.
A Conversation with John Ridley (#503) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG
John Ridley reflects on his beginnings and the inspirations that have shaped his approach to screenwriting, with a special look into his journey adapting the Academy Award?-winning script for 12 Years a Slave. Accompanied by Alex Clark's short film, Siren, about two ambulance paramedics faced with an emergency that's out of this world.
- KQED Life: Sat, Jul 25, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me
Deconstructing The Fly (#504) Duration: 26:45 STEREO TVG
Mick Garris (Masters of Horror) and Alvaro Rodriguez (Machete) deconstruct the shock, suspense, and subtleties of David Cronenberg's The Fly and how his execution has contributed to the legitimacy and intellect of the horror genre.
- KQED Life: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 5:00pm Remind me