Behind the Scenes

Series produced by Andrea Chase

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Filmmakers talk with Andrea Chase

Smart, but never stuffy, Andrea Chase draws out filmmakers by asking the questions others don't think of, but wish they had. New insights, unexpected revelations, and a wry sense of humor set this interview series apart.


563 Pieces

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Caption: Jake Able & Max Irons, San Francisco, CA 3/13/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jake Abel and Max Irons talk the difference between a romance and a love story, the many meanings of the word “occupy,“ and Stephenie Meyer’s shock...

  • Added: Mar 27, 2013
  • Length: 16:47
Caption: Juan Diego Solanas, San Francisco, CA 3/6/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Juan Diego Solanas talks the power of metaphor, the advantage of being naïve, and shooting with soul.

  • Added: Mar 14, 2013
  • Length: 15:32
Caption: Sara Lamm and Mary Wigmore, San Francisco, CA 3/8/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmakers Sara Lamm and Mary Wigmore talk revolutionary medicine, natural childbirth, and the importance of just being nice.

  • Added: Mar 13, 2013
  • Length: 26:12
Caption: Pablo Larrain, San Francisco, CA 1/22/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Pablo Larrain talks the perspective of time, the metaphor of equality, and why politics are always personal.

  • Added: Mar 03, 2013
  • Length: 17:28
Caption: Matthew Quick, San Francisco, CA 2/1/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Matthew Quick talks living an examined life, being rejected over 70 times, and what it was like to get the phone call that changed his life.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 14:26
Caption: Anita Monga, San Francisco, CA 2/1/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Artistic Director Anita Monga talks the context of German Expressionism, the birth of celebrity culture, and why Buster Keaton will always be cont...

  • Added: Feb 15, 2013
  • Length: 18:40
Caption: Alice Englert and Alden Eherenreich, San Francisco, CA 1/28/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Co-stars Alice Englert and Alden Ehernreich talk the pitfalls of fanaticism, the subtleties of accent, and subverting the cliché.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2013
  • Length: 10:50
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Roman Coppola talks muses, intuition,and being playful.

  • Added: Feb 06, 2013
  • Length: 15:43
Caption: Dr Sasha Bardey, San Francisco, Ca 1/24/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Forensic psychiatrist Dr. Sasha Bardey talks situational sanity, the neuro-chemistry of personality, and the power of the media.

  • Added: Feb 04, 2013
  • Length: 17:29
Caption: Marlon Wayans, San Francisco, CA  12/3/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Marlon Wayans talks Hollywood, going off-script, and the serious business of comedy.

  • Added: Jan 12, 2013
  • Length: 12:32
Caption: Sergio Sanchez, Belen Atienza, Juan Antionio Bayona, San Francisco CA, 10/31/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Co-producer Belen Atienza, director Juan Antonio Bayona, and screenwriter Sergio Sanchez, talk control, heart, and respect.

  • Added: Jan 02, 2013
  • Length: 11:55
Caption: Erica Linz, San Francisco, CA, 12/4/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Erica Linz talks fear as a buddy, transferring the magic from stage to screen, and why she founded the charity, Cirque du Couture.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2012
  • Length: 16:43
Caption: Patrick Wang, San Francisco, CA 12/5/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director/star Patrick Wang talks long takes, persistent optimism, and sharing aesthetic DNA with Chip Taylor.

  • Added: Dec 14, 2012
  • Length: 20:46
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Writer/director Ursula Meier talks the power of thinking, the tug of family, and the avoidance of cliches..

  • Added: Dec 09, 2012
  • Length: 17:58
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Ang Lee talks faith, storytelling, and being pushed to the edge.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2012
  • Length: 10:18
Caption: Rich Moore, San Francisco, CA. 10/17/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rich Moore talks existential angst, the animated need for snack food, and why a sour ball was the role he was born to play.

  • Added: Nov 15, 2012
  • Length: 14:34
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Director/co-writer Nikolaj Arcel talks human nature, bending genders, and impressing his mother.

  • Added: Nov 27, 2012
  • Length: 16:35
Caption: Joe Wright, San Francisco, CA 11/11/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Joe Wright talks dancing through class distinctions, the seduction of ego, and the magic of the intangible.

  • Added: Nov 18, 2012
  • Length: 12:04
Caption: Peter Nicks, San Francisco, CA 10/9/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Peter Nicks talks access, compassion, and letting the audience think for itself.

  • Added: Oct 26, 2012
  • Length: 21:01
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Sacha Gervasi talks legends, reality, and the magic of the number 27.

  • Added: Nov 23, 2012
  • Length: 16:32