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.


564 Pieces

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Caption: Matt Ross, San Francisco, CA 7/7/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Matt Ross talks parental anxiety, speaking the truth, and being non-binary.

  • Added: Jul 11, 2016
  • Length: 18:19
Caption: Penny Lane, San Francisco, CA 7/9/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Penny Lane talks conspiracies, manipulation, and the nature of reality.

  • Added: Jul 10, 2016
  • Length: 21:43
Caption: Katharina Kubrick, San Francisco, CA 7/1/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Katharina Kubrick talks tuna sandwiches, paper costumes, and who really invented the iPad.

  • Added: Jul 08, 2016
  • Length: 14:40
Caption: Eric Chien, Alex Gibney, Liam O'Murchu ,San Francisco, CA 5/11/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Alex Gibney , Eric Chien, and Liam O'Murchu talk resisting paranoia, code as character, and the psychology of secrets.

  • Added: Jul 06, 2016
  • Length: 23:57
Caption: Thorsten Schütte, San Francisco, CA 6/17/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Thorsten Schütte talks unconventional English lessons, black market tickets, and being mesmerized by cacophony.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 30, 2016
  • Length: 26:56
  • Purchases: 1
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Eddie Rosenstein talks turning tables, creating change, and why he didn’t want to make the same mistake twice.

  • Added: Jun 25, 2016
  • Length: 15:46
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David Farrier talks curiosity, taking things personally, and novel uses for a coffee cup.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 13:36
Caption: Anna Vasquez, Deborah S. Esquenazi, Kristie Mayhugh, Cassandra Rivera, Sam Tabet, Elizabeth Ramirez, Credit: Andrea Chase
The San Antonio Four talk hope, faith, and waking up to freedom.

  • Added: Jun 23, 2016
  • Length: 29:57
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Tom E. Brown talks absurdity, health insurance, and pet peeves.

  • Added: Jun 18, 2016
  • Length: 10:46
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Brian Perkins talks prophetic dreams, being a midwife, and the mistake first-time filmmakers make.

  • Added: Jun 17, 2016
  • Length: 17:37
Caption: Sue Jaye Johnson, San Francisco, CA 5/4/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sue Jay Johnson talks charisma, working fast, and fighting cultural stereotypes.

  • Added: Jun 13, 2016
  • Length: 14:15
Caption: Adriana Mather, James Bird, & Anya Remizova, San Francisco, CA 5/25/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
James Bird, Anya Remizova, and Adriana Mather talk clichés, rescuing bees, and the serendipity of the color orange.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2016
  • Length: 16:48
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Paul Mariano talks art, commerce, and Mussolini.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2016
  • Length: 19:23
Caption: Xu Haofeng, San Francisco, CA 5/31/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Xu Haofeng talks curved knives, revealing secrets, and what he owes War Kong Wei.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2016
  • Length: 13:30
Caption: Jenna Ricker, Greg Stuhr, San Francisco, CA 6/3/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jenna Ricker talks Tesla, conspiracy theories, and going over Niagara Falls in a barrel.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2016
  • Length: 13:00
Caption: Rebecca Miller, San Francisco, CA 5/23/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rebecca Miller talks topknots, knitting as feminism, and the new hysteria.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Jun 02, 2016
  • Length: 15:05
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Princess Shaw, San Francisco, CA 5/5/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Princess Shaw talks imagination, fighting through the storm, and the best day(s) of her life.

  • Added: May 24, 2016
  • Length: 16:02
Caption: Will Travers & Virginia McKenna, San Francisco, CA 4/20/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Virginia McKenna and Will Travers talk broken bones, elephant’s emotions, and taking a deep breath.

  • Added: May 18, 2016
  • Length: 26:28
Caption:  Dr, Ramona Tascoe & Abby Ginzberg, San Francisco, CA 5/5/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ramona Tascoe and Abby Ginzberg talk raised consciousness, protective armor, and being willing to die for a cause.

  • Added: May 15, 2016
  • Length: 31:09
Caption: Daxing Zhang & Jonathan Lim, San Francisco, CA 3/14/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jonathan Lim and Daxing Zhang talk subtlety, spirituality, and a red balloon.

  • Added: May 04, 2016
  • Length: 18:23