Episode 42: DF4Q with Alex Merkin

What is DF4Q?  It’s the Discover Film Four Questions. Name your favorite film of all time (limit 3) Name a film you think is underrated Name a film you think is overrated Name a lesser-known film that you think people should seek out Alex Merkin has been directing like crazy for over a decade, completing …

Episode 41: Alex Merkin

This Modern Man Is Beat won the Grand Jury Prize at the Sherman Oaks Film Festival in 2016, and I never stopped thinking about how beautifully cinematic it is.  I knew from working with the filmmakers that there would be a good story behind it, and director Alex Merkin did not disappoint.  What I didn’t know …

Episode 38: Jean-Marie Marbach

At Film Invasion Los Angeles in 2017, Fiebre en la Disco won the Grand Jury Prize for Music Video.  It might be a music video, but from the first time I saw it I knew that I was actually watching a visionary short film.  The music video’s creator, Jean-Marie Marbach, lives in Paris and came out to Los …

Episode 37: DF4Q with Douglas Mueller

Douglas Mueller is the writer/director of the feature film Repatriation, which won a Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion L.A. in 2017.  It was released on Amazon Prime and to mark that Doug, who lives in Northern California, called in for a podcast. If you want to hear Doug’s interview about Repatriation, it’s right here What is DF4Q?  It’s the …

Episode 36: DF4Q with Ryan Barton-Grimley

Ryan Barton-Grimley is the producer and lead actor of the feature film Repatriation, which won a Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion L.A. in 2017.  It was released on Amazon Prime and to mark that event Ryan came in for a podcast! If you want to hear Ryan’s interview about Repatriation, it’s right here. What is DF4Q?  It’s the Discover …

Episode 35: Ryan Barton-Grimley & Douglas Mueller

The film Repatriation won a Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion L.A. in 2017.  It was released on Amazon Prime and to mark that event I wanted to interview Ryan Barton-Grimley (producer/lead actor) and Douglas Mueller (writer/director) for the podcast.  Scheduling got tricky…  then I decided it would be interesting to interview both collaborators separately and then together; …

Episode 34: Douglas Mueller

The film Repatriation won a Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion L.A. in 2017.  It was released on Amazon Prime and to mark that event I wanted to interview Ryan Barton-Grimley (producer/lead actor) and Douglas Mueller (writer/director) for the podcast.  Scheduling got tricky…  then I decided it would be interesting to interview both collaborators separately and then together; …

Episode 33: Ryan Barton-Grimley

The film Repatriation won a Grand Jury Prize at Film Invasion L.A. in 2017.  It was released on Amazon Prime and to mark that event I wanted to interview Ryan Barton-Grimley (producer/lead actor) and Douglas Mueller (writer/director) for the podcast.  Scheduling got tricky…  then I decided it would be interesting to interview both collaborators separately and then together; …

Episode 31: DF4Q with Max Silver

Max Silver wrote and directed the great short Trunk Space, and you can watch that film and hear his Discover Film interview about it by clicking right here.  After the interview, I kept the tradition alive of having the filmmaker answer the DF4Q. What is DF4Q?  It’s the Discover Film Four Questions. Name your favorite film of …