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.


578 Pieces

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Caption: Idris Elba, San Francisco, CA, August 8, 2010, Credit: Andrea Chase
Idris Elba talks to Andrea Chase about glamorous gangsters, creative cross-pollination, and working in Rwanda.

  • Added: Aug 22, 2010
  • Length: 09:31
Caption: Ben Steinbauer and Jack Rebney, San Francisco, July 30, 2010, Credit: Andrea Chase
WINNEBAGO MAN subject Jack Rebney and its director Ben Steinbauer talk logic, politics, and the pleasures and perils of making a film about a cultu...

  • Added: Aug 24, 2010
  • Length: 22:43
Caption: Amir Bar Lev
Filmmaker Amir Bar-Lev talks about truth, propaganda, and cover-ups in the life and death of Pat Tillman

  • Added: Sep 01, 2010
  • Length: 14:18
Caption: Ruba Nadda, April 29. 2010, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director Ruba Nadda talks heat, curves, and living on the edge.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2010
  • Length: 09:52
Caption: Vikram Jayanti, September 10, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Vikram Jayanti on lies, truth, and Hollywood Babylon in his doc, THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF PHIL SPECTOR

  • Added: Sep 13, 2010
  • Length: 21:01
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Filmmakers Henry Joost, Nev and Ariel Schulman talk about taking the journeys, metaphorical and literal, to discover the truth about their Facebook...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2010
  • Length: 10:32
Caption: Ryan Reynolds, San Francisco, CA, September 20, 2010, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ryan Reynolds on sense memory, staying calm, and working solo.

  • Added: Sep 25, 2010
  • Length: 09:11
Caption: Randall Wallace, September 24, 2010, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Randall Wallace talks recreating history, matching horses, and why Heart with a capital "H" is more important that ability.

  • Added: Oct 02, 2010
  • Length: 09:44
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Edward Norton talks sin, spirituality, and sounding authentic.

  • Added: Oct 05, 2010
  • Length: 09:24
Caption: Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, San Francisco, CA, 10/8/10, Credit: Andrea Chase
Alejandro Gonzales Inarritu on life, death, and altered perceptions.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2010
  • Length: 10:23
Caption: Pamela Grey. 10/08/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Screenwriter Pamela Gray talks law, justice, and the truth.

  • Added: Oct 24, 2010
  • Length: 16:04
Caption: Danny Boyle, 10/15/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Danny Boyle talks about why the subtext of 127 HOURS is the crux of bringing the story of a man trapped alone in a remote canyon to vibrant cinemat...

  • Added: Nov 03, 2010
  • Length: 16:17
Caption: Bjorn Lomborg, San Francisco, CA 10/18/10, Credit: Andrea Chase
The author of The Skeptical Environmentalist on a more efficient way to solve the environmental crisis.

  • Added: Nov 14, 2010
  • Length: 18:20
Caption: Mandy Moore & Zachary Levi, 11/7/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mandy Moore and Zachary Levi talk working in isolation, bringing smolder to the table, and the importance of coffee.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 13:22
Caption: Debra Granik, Jennifer Lawrence, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Director Debra Granik and star Jennifer Lawrence talk authenticity, stoicism, and getting the accent right.

  • Added: Nov 30, 2010
  • Length: 11:40
Caption: Frederic Lilien, 12/8/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Frederic Lilien talks raptors, community, and family values.

  • Added: Jan 03, 2011
  • Length: 23:14
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Filmmakers John Requa and Glenn Ficarra on truth, lies, and the color orange.

  • Added: Jan 24, 2011
  • Length: 15:00
Caption: Gregg Araki, San Francisco, CA 2/7/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Indie filmmaking icon Gregg Araki explains why KABOOM isn't going backwards creatively, but instead is making a bold leap into the current zeitgeist.

  • Added: Feb 13, 2011
  • Length: 10:50
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John Wilson, Razzie founder and Head Berry of the Golden Raspberry Awards Foundation, on the worst of 2010's cinema.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2011
  • Length: 23:36
Caption: Charles Ferguson, 9/21/10, San Francisco, CA, Credit: Andrea Chase
Charles Ferguson talks bodyguards, confrontation, and getting to the facts for his Oscar(tm)-winning documentary.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2011
  • Length: 17:09