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: Taika Waititi, San Francisco, CA 3/15/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Taika Waititi talks childhood, hero worship, and whether or not the Maori are one of the lost tribes of Israel.

  • Added: Mar 17, 2012
  • Length: 11:55
Caption: Briar March, San Francisco, CA 3/9/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Briar March talks climate change, human nature, and cultural survival.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2012
  • Length: 20:26
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John Wilson talks the good, the bad, and the ugly.

  • Added: Mar 29, 2012
  • Length: 21:23
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Juan Carlos Fresnadillo talks secrets, nightmares, and making the darkness visible.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2012
  • Length: 11:18
Caption: Joseph Kahn, San Francisco, CA April 12, 2012, Credit: Andrea Chase
Joseph Kahn talks short forms, intricate plots, and falling in love with Britney.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2012
  • Length: 10:11
Caption: Nicholas Sparks, San Francisco, CA 4/13/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nicholas Sparks talks romance, editing, and why dogs are an author's best friend.

  • Added: Apr 18, 2012
  • Length: 12:21
Caption: Austin Vickers, San Francisco, CA 4/13/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Austin Vickers talks attitude, imagination, and particle physics.

  • Added: Apr 23, 2012
  • Length: 19:11
Caption: Ziggy Marley, Half Moon Bay, CA 4/19/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ziggy Marley talks reggae, filmmaking, and overcoming fear.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2012
  • Length: 08:06
Caption: Peter Lord and friends, San Francisco, CA 4/10/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Peter Lord talks animated dreams, ukulele outbreaks, and creative anachronisms.

  • Added: Apr 29, 2012
  • Length: 12:57
Caption: Richard Linklater, San Francisco, CA 4/20/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Richard Linklater talks law, justice, and small town life.

  • Added: May 02, 2012
  • Length: 10:02
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Zal Batmanglij and Brit Marling talk metonymy, subversion, and embracing the apocalypse.

  • Added: May 03, 2012
  • Length: 13:24
Caption: Jessica Yu, San Francisco, CA 5/1/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Jessica Yu talks water, spin, and denial.

  • Added: May 09, 2012
  • Length: 09:58
Caption: Katie Pofahl & Mark Shelley, San Francisco, CA 5/5/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Executive Producer/Director of Photography Mark Shelley and star Katie Pofahl talk otters, kelp forests, and doing the right thing.

  • Added: May 11, 2012
  • Length: 18:25
Caption: Adam Shankman, San Francisco, CA 5/30/32, Credit: Andrea Chase
Adam Shankman talks existential clarity, the economics of musical cinema, and joy, joy, joy.

  • Added: Jun 11, 2012
  • Length: 12:50
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Daryl Wein talks by phone about silence, silliness, and being an authentic mess.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2012
  • Length: 15:22
Caption: Lorene Scafaria, San Francisco, CA 6/14/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lorene Scafaria talks the many kinds of cracking up, the importance of going outside, and the pivotal role that pizza has played in her life.

  • Added: Jun 26, 2012
  • Length: 12:48
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Actor Chris Pine and director/co-writer Alex Kurtzman talk commitment, respect, and avoiding being precious.

  • Added: Jun 29, 2012
  • Length: 08:57
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Anita Monga, Artistic Director of the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, talks preservation, going digital, and why Buster Keaton is funny in any ...

  • Added: Jul 09, 2012
  • Length: 16:39
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Korean director Bong Joon-ho talks mothers, sons, and dancing.

  • Added: May 25, 2019
  • Length: 12:18
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Director Richard Curtis talks with Andrea Chase about his film, PIRATE RADIO.

  • Added: Oct 25, 2009
  • Length: 14:56