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.


581 Pieces

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Caption: Josh Wiggins and Kat Candler, San Francisco, CA 4/28/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Kat Candler and Josh Wiggins talk homework, evolution, and grilled cheese sandwiches.

  • Added: Jul 04, 2014
  • Length: 10:21
Caption: Tia Lessin & Carl Deal, Credit: Andrea Chase
Carl Deal and Tia Lessin talk loopholes, dark money, and unexpected ironies.

  • Added: Jul 03, 2014
  • Length: 25:20
Caption: Rob Reiner, San Francisco, CA 6/20/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rob Reiner talks redefining conservative, continuing education, and looking someone in the eye.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2014
  • Length: 11:41
Caption: Patrik-Ian Polk, Mo’Nique, and Julian Walker San Francisco, CA 6/22/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mo’Nique, Patrik-Ian Polk and Julian Walker talk love, changing locations, and the difference between a job and an opportunity.

  • Added: Jun 24, 2014
  • Length: 11:46
Caption: John Lloyd Young, Michael Lomenda, Erich Bergen, San Francisco, CA 6/16/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
John Lloyd Young, Michael Lomenda and Erich Bergen talk first nights, Moss Hart, and going out into the world.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 11:28
Caption: Paul Haggis, San Francisco, CA 6/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul Haggis talks fiction as truth, discovering world cinema, and embracing imperfection.

  • Added: Jun 19, 2014
  • Length: 14:21
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David Michod talks cars in the desert, economic collapses, and how a haircut can speak volumes.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2014
  • Length: 07:53
Caption: Gillian Robespierre, Jenny Slate, San Francisco, CA 5/22/14 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Jenny Slate and Gillian Robespierre talk expanding a short, the place of choice, and being willing to get bruised up for a film.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2014
  • Length: 13:39
Caption: Bonnie Arnold, Jay Baruchel, Dean Deblois & America Ferrara, San Francisco, CA, 6/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jay Baruchel, America Ferrara, Dean Deblois, and Bonnie Arnold talk falling objects, unlikely damsels in distress, and why it’s a three-year wait b...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:26
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Kelly Reichardt talks community, isolation, and wanting to blow up a dam.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 11:30
Caption: Chris Mason Johnson, San Francisco, CA 6/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Chris Mason Johnson talks being alert, Rock Hudson as a touchstone, and perplexing Millennials.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 18:10
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Don McKellar talks the filming by moonlight, never turning back, and being yelled at by David Cronenberg.

  • Added: May 30, 2014
  • Length: 11:48
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Dana Ben-Ari talks humor, visibility, and why equality shouldn’t be confused with sameness.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio


  • Added: May 28, 2014
  • Length: 19:35
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Nicholas Wrathall, San Francisco, CA 6/26/2013, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nicholas Wrathall talks starting at the end, putting his money where his mouth is, and why Gore Vidal could not be ignored.

  • Added: May 23, 2014
  • Length: 19:56
Caption: Gia Coppola, San Francisco, CA 5/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Gia Coppola talks collaboration, going with her gut, and using dreams as tools.

  • Added: May 16, 2014
  • Length: 08:56
Caption: Jose Antonio Vargas, San Francisco, CA 5/8/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jose Antonio Vargas talks little lies, big deceptions, and unexpected gifts.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 11:40
Caption: Elliot Lavine, San Francisco, CA 5/8/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Programmer and Film Noir expert Elliot Lavine talks opaque experiences, waking dreams states, and why a film is always better sitting in the dark w...

Bought by XRAY.fm


  • Added: May 14, 2014
  • Length: 22:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: John Favreau, San Francisco, CA 5/13/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Writer/director/co-star Jon Favreau talks critics as wake-up calls, finding order in chaos, and being in the moment.

  • Added: May 15, 2014
  • Length: 09:00
Caption: Lucy Paul and Charles Paul, San Francisco, CA 4/14/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Charlie Paul and Lucy Paul talk managing media, meeting your hero, and getting under the skin of a painting.

  • Added: May 10, 2014
  • Length: 21:43
Caption: Steven Knight, San Francisco, CA 4/9/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Steven Knight talks Enlightenment philosophers, the new definition of being alone,and using the right tone of voice.

  • Added: May 02, 2014
  • Length: 14:13