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: Tate Taylor and Octavia Spencer, San Francisco, CA  7/11/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
THE HELP -- Writer/director Tate Taylor and co-star Octavia Spencer talk history, inspiration, and book reports.

Bought by WRST-FM Oshkosh


  • Added: Aug 03, 2011
  • Length: 09:54
  • Purchases: 1
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Filmmaker John McDonagh talks embracing serendipity, racism as a character device, and when stunt work goes wrong.

  • Added: Jul 29, 2011
  • Length: 17:49
Caption: Emma Stone, San Francisco, CA 7/11/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Emma Stone talks courage, civil rights, and working from the outside in.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2011
  • Length: 07:32
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Actor, co-writer Brit Marling talks physics, metaphysics, and duality.

  • Added: Jul 20, 2011
  • Length: 16:09
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Wayne Wang talks high heels, bound feet, and radical Quakers

  • Added: Jul 12, 2011
  • Length: 16:21
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Filmmaker Roko Belic on the serious science of happiness.

  • Added: Jul 01, 2011
  • Length: 22:44
Caption: Andre Ovredal, San Francisco, CA 4/25/11 , Credit: Andrea Chase
TROLLHUNTER -- Filmmaker Andre Ovredal talks trolls, timing, and translation.

  • Added: Jun 15, 2011
  • Length: 10:06
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Christine Yao talks talks ethics, passion, and banking

  • Added: Jun 12, 2011
  • Length: 18:06
Caption: Jennifer Blanc & Michael Biehn, San Francisco, CA 06/3/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Michael Biehn and Jennifer Blanc talk sex, humor, and perfect lighting

  • Added: Jun 06, 2011
  • Length: 14:19
Caption: Ewan McGregor & Mike Mills, San Francisco, CA 5/22/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
BEGINNERS star Ewan McGregor and writer/director Mike Mills on dogs, grief, and horror films

  • Added: May 30, 2011
  • Length: 09:16
Caption: Rob Devor & Patrick Warburton, San Francisco, CA 2/25/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
THE WOMAN CHASER -- Rob Devor and Patrick Warburton talk sincerity, psychosis, and guerilla filmmaking

  • Added: May 15, 2011
  • Length: 18:07
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THESE AMAZING SHADOWS -- Filmmakers Paul Mariano and Kurt Norton talk The National Film Registry, censorship, and THE BIRTH OF A NATION.

  • Added: May 09, 2011
  • Length: 19:25
Caption: Morgan Spurlock, San Francisco, CA  4/8/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Morgan Spurlock talks selling out, buying in, and bathing with a Shetland pony.

  • Added: Apr 19, 2011
  • Length: 18:12
Caption: Max Winkler, San Francisco, CA 3/4/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
CEREMONY's writer/director Max Winkler talks red suits, reading Gatsby, and relative heights.

  • Added: Apr 17, 2011
  • Length: 11:01
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Director Joe Wright and star Saoirse Ronan talk cold climes, harsh sun, and being grounded.

  • Added: Apr 13, 2011
  • Length: 12:10
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Filmmakers James Wan and Leigh Whannell give their definition of terror, explain why making money isn't the point, and why sound is the scariest th...

  • Added: Apr 04, 2011
  • Length: 18:21
Caption: Tom McCarthy, San Francisco, CA March 10, 2011, Credit: Andrea Chase
WIN WIN -- Filmmaker Tom McCarthy talks old friends, new projects, and going home again.

  • Added: Mar 31, 2011
  • Length: 14:40
Caption: Taggert Siegel, San Francisco, CA 03/23/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Taggart Siegel talks disappearing bees, letting nature take its course, and the meaning of honey time.

Bought by KVMR


  • Added: Mar 27, 2011
  • Length: 17:06
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Todd Haynes, San Francisco, CA, 3/25/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Todd Haynes talks mother love, class distinction, and authenticity.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2011
  • Length: 16:43
Caption: Lou Taylor Pucci, Jim Kohlberg, San Francisco, CA 03/02/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Star Lou Taylor Pucci and director Jim Kohlberg talk music, magic, and hanging with the Dead

  • Added: Mar 22, 2011
  • Length: 14:06