Atlanta Film Chat
The #1 show about the Atlanta film industry since 2014. Follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @ATLFilmChat for updates!

Carrie and Alan Tupper discuss their web comic Kamikaze and its upcoming animated version, the world of animation, pitching the project around, and much more!

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Your first script is your baby, but don’t get stuck on it! Chuck discusses moving on in this episode of Chattin’ with Chuck.

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“Hooked” creator Brittany Portman discusses the creation of the show, working with stars like Jon Lovitz and Catherine Curtin, and much more!

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Category:Atlanta film community -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Mark Wofford, General Manager of rental house and sound studio company PC&E, discusses the history of the business and the importance of community!

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Eric Gordon discusses his film When All That’s Left is Love in advance of the screening at the Rome International Film Festival!

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Max Martini (Pacific Rim, Fifty Shades of Grey, The Purge) discusses his new film Sgt. Will Gardner in advance of the upcoming screening at the Rome International Film Festival!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_253_-_Max_Martini.mp3
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Sara Bess Ferreira and Terrell Sandefur discuss their film Life Binder, the opioid crisis that inspired the story, dealing with night shoots, and more!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_252_-_Life_Binder.mp3
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Robert Eagar and Martin Kelley from Full Count discuss making the film, what Robert learned as a first time feature filmmaker, and more in advance of the film’s premiere on October 25th!

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LeeAnne and Brian Adams, creators of Dwight in Shining Armor, discuss pitching and selling the show to BYUtv, writing multiple seasons at once, and how much they love Georgia crews!


The Walking Dead storyboard artist Mark Simon discusses breaking into the industry, how to pitch your own projects, meeting his comic strip heroes, and much more!

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George Zuber discusses his film Where Justice Ends which plays at the Out on Film Festival October 1st at 3:30 PM at the Landmark Midtown Art Cinema!


Forrest Tuff discusses his company One Vision Productions, why he’s a “filmpreneur,” his love of martial arts and sci-fi movies, and much more!


Michelle Caruso discusses the Seed & Spark for her film Behind the Screen, making challenging films like silent and western films, and working in the art department!


Michael Sokol and Lance Smith from Catador Film talk about their new film Postal, the project that got them together, and the importance of filmmakers getting set experience!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_245_-_Catador_Film.mp3
Category:Atlanta film community -- posted at: 3:30am EST

In part 4 of our Dragon Con Film Festival coverage, Emily Soppe discusses her film All the Fellas I Haven’t Kissed, directing herself as an actor, and much more!


In part 3 of our Dragon Con Film Festival coverage, Jeremy Garcia discusses his film The Arrow Falls and what the Augusta Film Festival is all about!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_243_-_Jeremy_Garcia_from_The_Arrow_Falls.mp3
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In part 2 of our Dragon Con Film Festival coverage, Wesley Jamal Fleming from Eagleman discusses designing a new superhero, why the film pissed so many people off, Marvel vs. DC, and more!

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In part 1 of our Dragon Con Film Festival coverage, Charlie Stauffer from Tuneless discusses making the film, working with blood and musical numbers, and teases a potential feature version!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_241_-_Charlie_Stauffer_from_Tuneless.mp3
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Ryan Simmons and Jeff Walsh discuss their documentary Running A.T. Full Speed, the world of Appalachian Trail hikers, editing 300 hours of footage, and much more!

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Category:Atlanta film community -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Jamey Giddens, creator of OWN Network’s Ambitions, discusses growing up with soap operas, what makes a good soap, running a writers’ room in Georgia, and much more!


Feeling creative? Me neither! Here are 5 things you can do when the juices just aren’t flowing but you still wanna work.


Luke Pilgrim and Luke Kennedy from Sozo Bear Films discuss their new alien series Encounters, running a production company in Dahlonega, and much more!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_238_-_Sozo_Bear_Films.mp3
Category:Atlanta film community -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Matt Schwartz from Pacifico tells us about film scoring and music directing, the evolution of his musical sound, and working on films like the Never Back Down and Universal Soldier series!


The stars of Amazon Prime’s The Evil Inside Her, Melissa Kunnap and Eric Roberts, discuss making the film, the struggles of acting in the digital age, and much more!


Actor and teacher Josh Daugherty discusses his acting philosophy, the great community he found after moving to Atlanta from LA, and acting in the upcoming Season 3 of Mr. Mercedes!


Jon Graham returns to the show to discuss his new ventures Faith Film Fund and Peachflicks Funding, how the abortion law affects him as a filmmaker and evangelical, and much more!


Jil and Joanna Pasiecnik from J and J Productions discuss the making of their film Unemployable, moving to Georgia, and starting their production company!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_233_-_J_and_J_Productions.mp3
Category:Atlanta film community -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Comedian and podcaster Eddie Pence discusses his recent comedy special, how he got into comedy, and much more!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_232_-_Eddie_Pence.mp3
Category:Atlanta film community -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Brent Lambert-Zaffino from the Etowah Film Festival discusses creating the fest from the ground up and his own filmmaking career!

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Molly Coffee and Melissa Simpson discuss how their organization Film Impact Georgia is helping to promote indie filmmakers in the state!

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re:imagine/ATL Executive Director Kimberlin Bolton discusses the organization's programs helping to raise the next generation of filmmakers!

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Chuck discusses issues surrounding the ending of your film in episode 19 of our spinoff Chattin’ with Chuck!


Writer & director Liz Manashil discusses the making of her film Speed of Life that played at the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival!

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Agency 850 CEO Chris DeBlasio discusses how he uses branding to fund films and why it could work for your projects as well!

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Director of the DeKalb Entertainment Commission Shelbia Jackson discusses why you should make your film in DeKalb County and the great programs they have for filmmakers!

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Filmmakers from feature film Reckoning discuss making the film in advance of their screening at the 2019 Atlanta Film Festival!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_225_-_Filmmakers_from_Reckoning.mp3
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Dustin Jacobs discusses his series Driv and More Than a Game, why eSports are like baseball, upcoming projects, and more!

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Filmmakers from thriller feature film By Night’s End discuss dealing with rain, surprising issues with a single location shoot, finding your conquering factor, and more!

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Paul Jenkins from META Studios discusses working for Marvel, moving to Georgia, why creators shouldn’t restrict themselves to one medium, and much more!


Patrick Ladonis discusses getting discovered at the DMV, keeping creativity alive while in corporate America, and the filming of his web series Scales!


Get tips on being efficient with your screenwriting in episode 18 of Chattin’ with Chuck!


Anthony R. Page from Blue Bistro Creative discusses creating unique and diverse content for film, TV, and the theater, working as an actor around the country, and his origins growing up in a small town!


Hudson Phillips discusses his latest film This World Alone, finding early success in his career, the state of the Atlanta screenwriting scene, and more!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_219_-_Hudson_Phillips.mp3
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Filmmakers from experimental film Torn Together discuss the duality of humans, why horror lets you get get away with controversial subjects, expectations in film, and more!


Filmmakers behind the comedy series Julian Assange’s Embassy Suite discuss distribution models, our fast-paced and crazy political times, creating the series, and more!


Director Tony Reames and actors Evan Reames and Haley Nicole Leary discuss their film Playtime’s Over, using creativity to deal with rough situations, and more!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_216_-_Playtimes_Over.mp3
Category:Atlanta film community -- posted at: 3:30am EST

Katherine Blanford and Hope Leigh discuss making their film My Lethal Weapon, telling authentic stories, challenges women face in filmmaking and in life, and much more!


Van Jensen tells us all about his past life as a crime reporter, how writing comic books helped with his screenwriting, why more public domain works is a good thing, and his work with ArtsATL.org!

Direct download: Atlanta_Film_Chat_-_Episode_214_-_Van_Jensen.mp3
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