Screen Jocks

Screen Jocks
The podcast formally known as Movie Bark, a wide ranging podcast about filmmaking, writing and film festivals from the perspective of the TRULY independent filmmaker.

Screen Jocks S3 E4: “Exorcise The Screams”
Oct 18 • 61 min
Open: It’s getting close to Halloween! Check out indie horror. Nightmare’s Masquerade for one.We also offer our thoughts and prayers to ARFF Hall of Famer and family member, Tommy Faircloth. He’s strong and he will beat this.Check out his work for some…
Screen Jocks S3 S2 “Behind the Masquerade”
Oct 12 • 59 min
(0:02:08) Jason Tostevin: The cofounder of the Nightmares Film Festival joins us to talk all things “Masquerade” presented by the Nightmares Film Festival.For a chance to attend, LISTEN to this segment. Then LISTEN to the last segment of the…
Screen Jocks: S3, E2 “Everbody Is KARATE Fighting”
Sep 23 • 87 min
SCREEN JOKES Episode 1 “Everybody Is Karate Fighting”Open: Daniel is not the villain of Karate Kid and Karate Kid 2 is a great follow up.(0:07:30) Binge Worthy: Carlo and I have finished Cobra Kai Seasons 1 & 2(023:43) Classics With The Canuck: Mike…
Screen Jocks: S3, E1: S3 E1 “We’re Back…Just A Little DIfferent”
Sep 2 • 81 min
Welcome to the show formally known as Movie Bark, Screen Jocks!We’re welcoming members of the Austin Revolution Film Festival family to the inaugural episode. (0:02:20) Rachel Thomas-Medwin, creator of THE SQUIRRELS IN THE ATTIC(0:13:26) Mike Donis,…
Movie Bark: S2 E13 “Alejandro Patino Joins Space Force”
Jun 11 • 62 min
Full episode! Honored to be joined by great friend and talented actor, Alejandro Patino. (0:02:48) Carlo and I draft you into watching Space Force because well…its great. (0:40:26)And in the 3rd Rail, some tips for submitting to the Austin Revolution…
S2 Episode 12: “Memorial Day”
May 20 • 47 min
Jim reflects on the meaning of Memorial Day, his time in the Army as a 13Fox and movies in the Army.(0:14:13) Filmmaker of the Week: Army buddy Eric Adair joins the show to talk service and some great military comedies in this time of Memorial Day…
S2 E11 “Movies That Sang”
May 6 • 60 min
01:58: Filmmaker of the Week: Ivan Klousia and I talk movie musicals, both musicals that became movies and movies that became musicals.28:21: Binge Worthy Carlo and I are diving into our favorite ‘small screen’ musicals.Also, he’s helping to save some…
S2 E10: “Nathan on Vacation”
Apr 30 • 70 min
We’re going back to the 70s, 80s and 90s(0:02:19) - Nathan on Vacation: Austin Revolution Film Festival Co-Founder Nathan Bybee and I settle an old family score! (0:24:27) - Binge Worthy: Carlo Rodriguez and I look at some of our favorite raunchy…
S2 Episode 9: “Christopher Watkins - Hats”
Apr 22 • 59 min
new Movie Bark!Open: I talk briefly about the HBO mini doc that wasn’t brief enough, McMillions.0:02:40 - Filmmaker of the Week: Christopher Watkins III talks his short film and feature script Hats and his love of baseball. 0:22:15 - Binge Worthy: Carlo…
S2 Episode 8: “Western Kring”
Apr 15 • 53 min
We look at the most iconic genre in American cinema: the western.0:03:26: Writer/Actor/Filmmaker Billy Kring joins us to talk favorite Western movies. 0:30:29 Carlo Rodriguez and I talk Western inspired movies and TV.0:50:22 3rd Rail
S2 E7: “Movie Bark Gets Bookish”
Apr 2 • 69 min
This week, we get a little reading done.0:03:49: Daniel Cano joins us to talk some of his favorite book recommendations. They include:Stephen King:- It- The StandEmily St. John Mandell- Station ElevenChuck Wendig- WanderersBrandon Sanderson- The Way of…
S2 Episode 6: “Those Funny Books”
Mar 22 • 92 min
We’re back on Movie Bark as we start into a quarantine.We’re looking for a hero and for some us, those heroes are found in comic!Andy Tomczeszyn is here to talk some of our favorite stories. They include:1) Batman: Death In The Family2) GI Joe3) X Men:…
S2 E5: “Austin Student Film Festival”
Mar 4 • 66 min
Cedric Thomas Smith and Rachael Waxler (Miss Snake Charmer) join me to help support the Austin Student Film Festival.Carlo Rodriguez is here for Binge Worthy to talk Brockmire.Daniel Baldwin has signed up for more 007 chatter! And some sad news about…
s2 E4 “Rocky, Bond and Fleabag”
Feb 27 • 46 min
Fun show with some really random stuff to talk about:Dylan Pacelli joins me to talk Rocky Balboa: 6:30Binge Worthy on Fleabag: 20:08Daniel Baldwin on Bond 34:25Song: “Angel in the Moonlight” by Texas Renegade
Movie Bark: S2 E3 “Walking Point”
Feb 14 • 94 min
Full episode of Movie Bark!I talk finally saw PARASITE. My thoughts on it and the Oscars in the open.Cedric Thomas Smith talks Oscars!Daniel Baldwin and I dive into 007 and the beginning of Roger Moore’s run.Carlo and I binge BATTLESTAR GALACTICA.RJ…
S2 Episode 10: “Ya’Ke”
Feb 5 • 88 min
Ya’ke Smith, 007 and BAYHEM!
S2 Episode 1: “Bond Crisis”
Jan 29 • 108 min
Crisis on Infinite Earths and No TIme To Die. Oscar Noms.
Movie Bark: Rise of Skywalker (Special Edition)
Dec 22, 2019 • 88 min
The team has seen RISE OF SKYWALKER and its a unanimous YES.We all have varying and different opinions on the sequel trilogy as a whole, but we dug the final installment.Take a listen to what we thought:James Christopher’s Star Wars rankingSTAR WARS…
Episode 31 “Christmas Spectacular”
Dec 4, 2019 • 69 min
Christmas movies!
Episode 30: “Double Back In Time”
Nov 21, 2019 • 57 min
Thanksgiving watches!
Episode 29 “The Godfather”
Nov 4, 2019 • 59 min
The team discusses The Godfather
Episode 28: “Halloween”
Oct 31, 2019 • 46 min
Episode 27: “ARFF2019 Wrap Up”
Oct 20, 2019 • 74 min
We wrap up ARFF2019!
Episode 26: “ARFF2019 Wrap Up #2”
Sep 26, 2019 • 62 min
Great pieces with some incredible writers and filmmakers.Thank you to Texas Renegade for letting us use “More Than I Deserve”.0:01:10 Amy Morse0:07:43 . Tami Magaro0:12:54 Caitlin Norton Wyatt0:22:48 Ryan O Leary0:29:48 Jennifer Nash0:36:31 Patrick…
Episode 25: “ARFF2019 Wrap Up #1”
Sep 19, 2019 • 76 min
#ARFF2019 is in the books.
Episode 24: “ARFF2019 Sneak Peak #7”
Sep 3, 2019 • 117 min
Episode 23: “ARFF2019 Sneak Peak #6”
Aug 27, 2019 • 71 min
Another great week of #ARFF2019 filmmakers and writers and a special 007 chat!MEG SWERTLOW Double Scoop (0:00:58)SUSANNAH NOLAN How Do You Type A Broken Heart (0:08:14)AUSTIN KOCH Slaughter Lane (0:16:30) GREGORY FISHWICK Death and the…
Episode 22: “ARFF Preview #5”
Aug 20, 2019 • 88 min
The Austin Revolution Film Festival is getting closer!RICHARD ROWNTREE Nefarious (0:00:43)JEREMY HERBERT . The Thing About Beecher’s Gate (0:09:34)JESSE PITZLER The Switches On Her Dashboard (0:15:56)KYLE MARTELLACCI She Must Vanish…
Episode 21: “ARFF2019 Sneak Peak #4”
Aug 7, 2019 • 136 min
Can’t wait for ARFF2019! Dive in and listen to these screenwriters, filmmakers and a special guest from the Austin Film Commission.SCOTT SIMPSON - Rideshare (0:00:58)MONICA AMMERMAN - Someone New (0:11:53)DAVID JURNEY - Assisted Living (0:23:16)CHRIS…
Episode 20: “ARFF2019 Sneak Peak #3”
Aug 2, 2019 • 78 min
Check out these filmmakers and writers from #ARFF2019SAVANNAH POWER - Rideshare (0:00:47)JEFF KAMINSKI & DIEGO MARTINEZ - The Pentagram of New York City (0:05:36)RAKEFET ABERGEL - Boo (0:12:29)BENJAMIN WILSON - Barney Kills The Sun (0:23:52)C.M….
Episode 19: “ARFF Sneak Peak #2”
Jul 24, 2019 • 90 min
Another round of introductions from the ARFF Class of 2019.
Episode 18: Austin Revolution Sneak Peek #1
Jul 19, 2019 • 86 min
A look at some of the films at this year’s Austin Revolution film festival.
JAWS: The Movie Bark Podcast
Jul 2, 2019 • 34 min
Jim and Mike Donis reflect on the greatest Fourth of July movie ever: Jaws!
Episode 16: “Boldy Going”
Jun 21, 2019 • 76 min
Star Trek!
Episode 15: “Memorial Day, Movies and the Military”
May 24, 2019 • 55 min
Our special memorial day episode. James talks about the meaning of the day, seeing the movies in the military and some ways to help vets keep seeing movies even when deployed.We hope you will check out 22 Kill and consider supporting so many vets that…
Episode 14: “Accepting Star Wars”
May 24, 2019 • 72 min
We talk ARFF, festival acceptance and Star Wars.
Episode 13: “Austin Student Film Festival”
May 14, 2019 • 55 min
Alyssia Rivera hosts a directing panel at the Austin Student Film Festival.Cedric Thomas Smith, David Reyes and James Christopher talk about their processes, the best and worst parts of making films, their own work (what they love and hate) and how they…
Episode 12: “With Trevor Lee Rodgers”
May 11, 2019 • 81 min
We visit with OKC filmmaker Trevor Lee Rodgers about his film Driven, his efforts to raise the filmmaking opportunities in Oklahoma, and his love of sports and sports movies. Jason Tostevin of the Nightmares Film Festival is back with #BetterFesting to…
Episode XI: The Star Wars
May 3, 2019 • 118 min
The Movie Bark team dives into that inter galactic civil war from a Long Time Ago
Episode 10: “Agent 007”
Apr 23, 2019 • 71 min
Movie Bark #10! 007 and #BetterFesting
Episode 9: “Emily = Abducted”
Apr 8, 2019 • 65 min
Jim is solo for the majority of Episode 9! So what does he do? Movies and baseball. He talks about the importance of the movie Blade and talks about his top ten baseball movies. Full list at the bottom.For the 3rd Rail, Jim congratulates and offers some…
Episode 8: “50 Summers”
Apr 1, 2019 • 77 min
Alyssia Rivera is back for her 8th episode. She and Jim talk a little beer league softball, that time Jim kissed a girl with dip in her mouth, Pluckers and drinking spit. Yes. It’s random.The festival makes a rare early acceptance of the movie 50…
Episode 7: “Stephanie in Plain Sight”
Mar 25, 2019 • 89 min
Jessica and Jim talk the movie US, speak with Abducted in Plain Sight’s Stephanie Tobey and with Reel East Texas director Chip Hale.
Episode 6: “Abducted with Skye”
Mar 19, 2019 • 71 min
We speak with ABDUCTED IN PLAIN SIGHT director Skye Borgman.
Movie Bark: Episode 5: “The David Reyes X Horn Experience”
Mar 4, 2019 • 63 min
Podcast episode #5 talks to the best indie filmmaker in Austin, the head of the film festival alliance and chats about the loss of two Hollywood icons.
Movie Bark: Episode 4.5, Prison City Film Festival
Feb 27, 2019 • 47 min
Movie Bark host James Christopher was invited to the Prison City Film Festival to talk about screenwriting and he took his microphone…
Movie Bark: Episode 4 “The Alien Visits Yusuf”
Feb 13, 2019 • 49 min
James Christopher and co-host Alyssia Rivera talk Netflix shows, not love for editors and cinematography at the Oscars while Yusuf Khan and Vanessa Wright pop in for a chat.
Movie Bark: Episode 3 “Documenting Tracey Anarella”
Feb 4, 2019 • 62 min
In this episode, James Christopher and co-host Jessica Bybee talks with Tracey Anarella, Tommy Faircloth and James learns how not to upset his wife/co-host.
Movie Bark: Episode 2 “Jason Tostevin Opens Up”
Jan 23, 2019 • 63 min
Episode 2 features an in depth interview with Jason Tostevin and a full break down of the the upcoming Fort Worth Indie Film Showcase.
Movie Bark: Episode 1 “Through The Eyes of Cedric Thomas Smith”
Jan 11, 2019 • 50 min
The first podcast from the Austin Revolution Film Festival focusing on blue collar filmmakers.