• The Work
    1 season

    The Work

    1 season

    “The Work” is a Chicago-based, film-focused, interview series with the goal of stimulating substantive one-on-one conversations about Chicago film and the filmmaking process. Fellow Chicago filmmakers, and co-creators, Curtis Matzke and Bradley Powell will serve as host of the upcoming series of ...

  • Ben Greene - Writing Thoughts

  • DIFF 2020
    1 season

    DIFF 2020

    1 season

    Creator talks, panel discussions and more from filmmakers at the 2020 Dayton Independent Film Fest.

    The Dayton Independent Film Festival celebrates regional filmmaking and stories from Midwestern filmmakers who offer their unique vision. We believe that through impactful storytelling, we ...

  • Nalini Sharma - On Pivoting

    About the Creator:
    NALINI SHARMA spent her childhood on several naval bases in India and grew up in several small towns in the US. She was raised by an untrained Doberman, has survived more than one motorcycle accident, the pain and joy of a “passionate” family, a competitive academic education,...

  • Q&A with Literary Agent Janna Morishima

    Join literary agent Janna Morishima for an in-depth Q&A on graphic novel, illustration and kids lit publishing.

    Janna Morishima is a literary agent specializing in graphic novels and visual storytelling. She currently represents a diverse range of comics creators, including Misako Rocks, Shauna...

  • Composing “The Orchestra”

    In this conversation, director Curtis Matzke and composer Tony Scott-Green discuss the process of scoring their short horror film “The Orchestra” and using music as a character in the film.

    About the creators:
    Curtis Matzke is an Emmy-nominated director, screenwriter, and producer. As the found...

  • Working With a Book Editor

    Creator Bio
    Russ Busse is a Senior Editor at Abrams, where he works primarily on Entertainment titles and Licensed programs, as well as graphic novels and picture books. Among others, he has edited licensed books for Marvel, Lucasfilm, Warner Bros. and Hasbro, working with bestselling authors lik...

  • Origin Stories: Filmmaker Elena Valentine

    About the Creator:
    Elena is an expert in leveraging video stories in the workplace. With the motto “you cannot be what you cannot see” Elena started filming jobs as a way to get young people excited about the world of work. Since then, her team at Skill Scout has since built a world class media c...

  • From Draft to Publication and Beyond

    1 season

    Author Matt Harry walks you through the process of going from idea for a book to publishing and the possibilities beyond. Using is unique experience, Matt Harry speaks to the highs, lows, and breakthroughs that he experienced on his own creative journey and shares helpful lessons learned along th...

  • Steve Leeper - Finding Your Story

  • Life after film school

    About the Creator:
    Will Klein is a filmmaker from Columbus, Ohio, living in New York City. He received an MFA in Documentary Media at Northwestern University in 2019, and a BFA from the SUNY Purchase College Film Conservatory in 2013. His production imprint, Interzone Pictures, makes films that i...

  • Part 1 Let’s Get Out & Film

    Filmmaker Caleb Haydock goes in depth on the process of getting out of a creative comfort zone to create something professional.