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.


563 Pieces

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Caption: Lorene Scafaria & Susan Sarandon, San Francisco, CA  4/11/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Susan Sarandon and Lorene Scafaria talk giving, taking, and scoring good eggs.

  • Added: Apr 25, 2016
  • Length: 16:25
Caption: Jeffrey D. Brown and Sushmita Mukherjee, San Francisco, CA 4/4/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jeffrey D. Brown and Sushmita Mukherjee talk darkness, light, and walking the razor’s edge,

  • Added: Apr 15, 2016
  • Length: 23:08
Caption: Dennis Hauck, San Francisco, CA 2/26/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dennis Hauck talks constraints, serendipity, and the agony of waiting.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2016
  • Length: 20:34
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Don Cheadle talks commitment, new connections, and being real.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2016
  • Length: 16:32
Caption: Marc Abraham & Tom Hiddleston, San Francisco, CA 4/1/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Tom Hiddleston and Marc Abraham talk manifesting rhythm, the courage of artists, and what they didn’t want to do.

  • Added: Apr 03, 2016
  • Length: 15:27
Caption: Matt Sobel,  San Francisco, CA 3/22/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Matt Sobel talks bad dreams, family reunions, and why he wore a tuxedo to Cannes.

  • Added: Apr 01, 2016
  • Length: 18:25
Caption: Reggie Watts & Benjamin Dickinson, San Francisco, CA 3/26/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Benjamin Dickinson and Reggie Watts talk multiple realities, space spores, and the difference between loops and spirals.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2016
  • Length: 21:35
Caption: Dawn Porter, San Francisco, CA, 3/9/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dawn Porter talks checking her bias, the separation of church and state, and the gods of documentary filmmaking.

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  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 21:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Melissa Rauch, San Francisco, CA  3/5/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Melissa Rauch talks voices, pommel horses, and the pressure to be likable.

  • Added: Mar 18, 2016
  • Length: 18:53
Caption: Gavin Hood, San Francisco, CA 3/2/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Gavin Hood talks ethics, kill chains, and being uncomfortable.

  • Added: Mar 15, 2016
  • Length: 15:16
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Head Berry John Wilson talks dramatic oomph, Sylvester Stallone’s redemption, and Donald Trump’s surprising Razzie connection.

  • Added: Feb 25, 2016
  • Length: 25:27
Caption: Elliot Lavine, San Francisco, CA 2/17/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Elliot Lavine talks the pleasures and perils of 35mm, seismic overhauls, and blows to the solar plexus.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 33:16
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Ciro Guerra talks understanding cultures, respect for knowledge, and letting the audience use its imagination.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2016
  • Length: 08:28
Caption: Dee Hibbert-Jones & Nomi Talisman, San Francisco, CA 12/28/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dee Hibbert-Jones and Nomi Talisman talk distance, authenticity, and having a free hand.

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 29:56
Caption: Donna LoCicero & Robert Campos, San Francisco, CA 9/28/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Robert Campos and Donna LoCicero talk social intelligence, casting nets, and what goes on before a stand-up takes the stage.

  • Added: Dec 29, 2015
  • Length: 18:58
Caption: László Nemes & Géza Röhrig, San Francisco, CA 12/12/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Géza Röhrig László Nemes talk psychic reality, earning our lives, and narrowing the field of vision.

  • Added: Dec 18, 2015
  • Length: 12:54
Caption: W. Kamau Bell, San Francisco, CA 12/16/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
W. Kamau Bell talks hidden gems, Bruce Lee’s genius, and how Berry Gordy's THE LAST DRAGON gave him his first meta-moment.

  • Added: Dec 17, 2015
  • Length: 22:08
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Kent Jones talks the auteur theory, the power of print, and insight of Hitch’s self-doubt.

  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 14:43
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Mika Kaurismaki talks power struggles, free will, and what Greta Garbo really wanted.

  • Added: Dec 03, 2015
  • Length: 11:08
Caption: Jay Roach, San Francisco, CA 11/12/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jay Roach talks fear-based manipulation, Trumbo’s complex personality, and Louis C.K.’s rumpled collar,

  • Added: Nov 18, 2015
  • Length: 15:35