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The Below-the-Line Podcast
How to Make it Into Hollywood with Kate Lupo
Jan 17, 2017
This is it you guys! It’s the season finale of Crew Call. I’ve been holding on to this one because it’s one of my favorites we’ve done in this new batch and I wanted it to sit somewhere special. So this week, on the season finale of Crew Call, I have the…
Keeping Your Eyes Open with Focus Group Moderator Neil Daly
Jan 10, 2017 • 53 min
In this episode, Neil Daly gives us an in-depth look at a little known job in the entertainment industry. He’s one of the guys in charge of getting the honest opinions out of an audience before a movie is even finished, but there’s a lot more to it that…
Getting through the Holiday Slump with Crew Call Producers Jeff Chaney and Matt Price
Jan 3, 2017 • 46 min
It’s that time of year again. When you work in the entertainment business, the space between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day can be a mess of canceled gigs, no work, and unpredictable finances. In this episode the producers and host of Crew Call sat down…
A Holiday Message from Crew Call!
Dec 20, 2016 • 3 min
Christmas is creeping up, so we’re taking a brief rest this week to pause, reflect, and polish up the last few episodes of Season One of Crew Call. This episode is here just to thank all you wonderful people for listening, and offer up a little nugget of…
Setting the Score with Composer Benjamin Young
Dec 13, 2016 • 56 min
If you’re a new filmmaker, the thought of working with a composer may not even have entered your brain yet…but without a score, a movie is just a bunch of people talking about stuff and running away from explosions like regular folk. No excitement. No…
No Regrets with Director and Actress Nicki Hunter
Dec 6, 2016 • 55 min
Adult Entertainment can be one of those ‘barely acknowledged, rarely mentioned’ corners of the entertainment industry, but have you ever wondered what actually goes into working in porn? Turns out, it’s a lot more than you might think. We sat down with…
Super Hungry the Podcast: Moving to and Away from Los Angeles!
Nov 29, 2016 • 67 min
This week on the show, it’s a crossover episode! Virginia Anzengruber of Super Hungry the Podcast and Chris Henry of Crew Call interview each other about moving to LA, what to do when you land here if you don’t have a job lined up, and ways to make the…
Joining the Union with Art Director/Prop Assistant Heidi Koleto
Nov 22, 2016 • 33 min
This week on the show Art Director/Prop Assistant Heidi Koleto joins us for a brief discussion about what an art director is, what they do, and how she ended up doing it—and then we move into an incredibly illuminating discussion about Heidi’s experience…
What the Heck is a Producer, Anyway? With Brandon Heitkamp!
Nov 15, 2016 • 40 min
You see all sorts of different versions of the title “Producer” kicking around, and it’s one of the more nebulous titles in the business. Brandon Heitkamp, producer of movies like Bad Frank and Valley of Bones, sat down with us and went through what the…
Starting With Nothing with Actor Stand-In Clay Chamberlin
Nov 8, 2016 • 38 min
Ever hear about actor stand-ins? Think the job is as simple as “existing” and “looking like someone else”? Prepare to be corrected in a pleasant and informative way! This interview with Stand-in Clay Chamberlin will fill you in on the whole deal, and give…
Quit Your Day Job with Bradford Hunter Wray
Nov 1, 2016 • 49 min
This is actually the very first interview we recorded for the new season of Crew Call, and it’s FULL of fantastic advice for anyone who’s maybe already been working a different kind of career and is thinking about making the switch to The Industry, or…
F is for Family and The Simpsons with Michael Price
Oct 26, 2016 • 36 min
Some of us will be fortunate enough to grow our careers to the point where we’ve got *more than one* crazy-big project in the works at all times, and it’s those times that you’ll be glad you listened to this interview with Michael Price. The Co-Creator…
Get Hired Again with 1st AD Sushi Garciaparra
Oct 22, 2016 • 59 min
New to the Industry? Thinking of starting a career in entertainment? Chances are, you’re going to start as a PA. And chances are, someone like 1st AD Sushi Garciaparra is going to be your boss. Listen as we go through the basics of a day on a film set,…
Make Your Movie with Matthew T Price
Oct 22, 2016 • 77 min
Everyone wants to get their movie made. This interview with Matthew T Price—Director and co-writer of the indie horror thriller “Other Halves”—is your starter-guide to the whole process. If you’ve ever wondered about the considerations and costs that go…
Episode 0: We’re Back!
Oct 17, 2016
Crew Call is back! We’ve got a brand-new season of in-depth below-the-line interviews headed your way, and with Shortwave Radio founder and former Crew Call producer Chris Henry taking over as host, we couldn’t be more excited to be bringing this show…