JESS dela MERCED, Cinematographer, is gaining attention around the world for her films that attack social stigmas in a quirky, dark-comedy style. Her latest film, Hypebeasts, features 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and 30 Rock’s Grizz Chapman. She lends advice on those actor/directors that act and direct their own film and how to wear each hat effectively on set and how to channel your specific talents to what the project calls for.
SAMUEL GONZALEZ JR is a director that has been my longtime friend, inspiration, and crew teammate. His directing style is fast, stylistic and visceral. I asked him to sit down with me to lend me his two cents on how to be a leader on set and staying true to your vision without compromising egos. First time directors – listen in on this! There are tips and advice you don’t want to miss!
JULIA BEMBERNEK: This week I had the honor of sitting down with film critic Julia Bembenek, co-founder of the Big Shot Movie Club. Listen in as we discuss the elements of what makes a good film, the difference between film theory and film production, and how you can apply the two together to create something amazing. Big Shot Movie Club