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.


580 Pieces

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Caption: Matt Wolf, San Francisco, CA 3/7/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Matt Wolf talks rhythm, controversy, and hideously rare footage.

  • Added: Apr 24, 2014
  • Length: 16:45
Caption: Iko Uwais & Gareth Evans, San Francisco, CA  3/11/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Gareth Evans and Iko Uwais talk silence as suspense, choreographing mud, and confounding the audience with a hotplate.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2014
  • Length: 22:56
Caption: Dayna Goldfine & Dan Geller, San Francisco, CA 3/19/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dayna Goldfine and Dan Geller talk revealing human nature, looking a Galapagos tortoise in the eye, and babysitting Cate Blanchett.

  • Added: Apr 14, 2014
  • Length: 21:31
Caption: Nick Frost, San Francisco, CA 3/28/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nick Frost talks sequins, alcohol, and why not every romantic comedy should end in a kiss.

  • Added: Apr 09, 2014
  • Length: 09:13
Caption: Jonathan Glazer, San Francisco, CA  3/26/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jonathan Glazer talks witnessing instead of explaining, the power of mirrors, and the intimacy of being taken unawares.

  • Added: Apr 10, 2014
  • Length: 14:08
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Raymond De Felitta talks growth, being first, and burying the past before it buries you.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2014
  • Length: 14:51
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Denis Henry Hennelly talks unexpected politics, the symbiosis of art and commerce, and the real meaning of apocalypse.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2014
  • Length: 15:46
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Freida Mock talks time, perspective, and the impact of the right image.

  • Added: Mar 21, 2014
  • Length: 11:36
Caption: Alex Scwartz & Denise Cascino Contemplate The Canteloupe, Credit: Andrea Chase
Producers Alex Schwartz and Denise Cascino talk serendipity, fulfilling expectations, and the physics of Mr. Peabody’s flippity-gibbet.

  • Added: Mar 19, 2014
  • Length: 13:36
Caption: Tiffany Ward & Rob Minkoff, San Francisco, CA 2/21/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rob MInkoff and Tiffany Ward talk waking up in a cold sweat, restoring Mona Lisa’s eyebrows, and why the cantaloupe really is the lowest of the fru...

  • Added: Mar 07, 2014
  • Length: 07:50
Caption: Emily Pilloton, San Francisco, CA 2/10/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Emily Pilloton of Project H talks egalitarian design, doorknob overload, and why failure is a misleading concept.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2014
  • Length: 24:39
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Founder and Head Berry of the Golden Raspberry Awards Foundation, John Wilson, talks egos, trends, and floating green bagels.

  • Added: Feb 28, 2014
  • Length: 24:27
Caption: Ron Krauss & Kathy DiFiore, San Francisco, CA 12/11/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ron Krauss and Kathy DiFiore talk turning points, making connections, and why a documentary just wasn’t going to convey the story they wanted to tell.

  • Added: Jan 24, 2014
  • Length: 16:20
Caption: John Wells, San Francisco, CA 10/8/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
John Wells talks verisimilitude, getting past right or wrong, and surviving the family dinner.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2014
  • Length: 10:45
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Anita Monga and Timothy Brock talk the difference between live and recorded music, the surprises lurking in archives, and why being fired by Chapli...

  • Added: Jan 10, 2014
  • Length: 19:41
Caption: Mother Dolores Hart, San Francisco, CA 7/31/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mother Dolores Hart talks finding peace, the nature of faith, and keeping up on the latest film releases.

  • Added: Dec 24, 2013
  • Length: 12:46
Caption: Lisa Fruchtman, San Francisco, CA 11/22/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lisa Fruchtman talks simple pleasures, honoring the past, and warming up to cold.

  • Added: Dec 06, 2013
  • Length: 21:51
Caption: Lupita Nyong'o, San Francisco, CA 10/12/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lupita Nyong’o talks honoring the characters, giving voice to the voiceless, and meeting Solomon Northup’s descendants.

Bought by Georgia Public Broadcasting


  • Added: Dec 01, 2013
  • Length: 07:30
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Brian Percival, Geoffrey Rush, Sophie Nelisse, San Francisco, CA  10/4/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Brian Percival, Sophie Nelisse, and Geoffrey Rush talk adaptation, perspective, and the joy of the accordion.

  • Added: Nov 22, 2013
  • Length: 17:15
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Fredrik Bond on instinctive acting, fighting the dark side, and the pleasures of an underdog city.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 11:30