Behind the Scenes

Series produced by Andrea Chase

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Filmmakers talk with Andrea Chase

Smart, but never stuffy, Andrea Chase draws out filmmakers by asking the questions others don't think of, but wish they had. New insights, unexpected revelations, and a wry sense of humor set this interview series apart.


576 Pieces

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Alfonso Gomez-Rejon talks lighting, adaptation, and how he went rock-and-roll to tell a 19th-century story.

  • Added: Oct 23, 2019
  • Length: 12:51
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Matt Kane and Marc Underhill talk timing, fidelity, and the nuance of Richard Kind.

  • Added: Sep 14, 2019
  • Length: 08:48
Caption: Gavin Hood, San Francisco, CA 4/22/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Gavin Hood talks courage, compression, and the line that sold him on making this film.

  • Added: Sep 06, 2019
  • Length: 20:09
Caption: Jillian Bell and Paul Downs Colaizzo, San Francisco, CA 8/30/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jillian Bell and Paul Downs Colaizzo talk expressions, committing, and what to do with a crying cowboy.

  • Added: Sep 05, 2019
  • Length: 11:55
Caption: Rodney Evans, San Francisco, CA, 6/28/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Rodney Evans talks evolution, humor, and blindness as a point of view.

  • Added: Aug 30, 2019
  • Length: 20:08
Caption: Fréderic Tcheng, San Francisco, CA 4/20/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Fréderic Tcheng talks deceptive simplicity, Liza’s nerves, and fashion as a social indicator.

  • Added: Aug 25, 2019
  • Length: 17:31
Caption: Jialing Zhang, San Francisco, CA 4/15/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jialing Zhang talks freedom, control, and the myth of the spoiled generation.

  • Added: Aug 17, 2019
  • Length: 14:21
Caption: Aisling Franciosi, San Francisco, CA 4/19/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Aisling Franciosi talks strength, authenticity, and the best smile in the world.

  • Added: Aug 11, 2019
  • Length: 11:04
Caption: Sam Friedlander and Danny Pudi, San Francisco, CA 4/11/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sam Friedlander and Danny Pudi talk balance, being ready, and diversity within diversity.

  • Added: Aug 02, 2019
  • Length: 21:02
Caption: Hamza al-Kateab, Waad al-Kateab, Edward Watts, San Francisco, CA 7/22/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Waad al-Kateab, Dr. Hamza al-Kateab, and Edward Watts talk responsibility, respect, and getting political.

  • Added: Jul 31, 2019
  • Length: 24:18
Caption: Jack Hutton, Richard Ladkani, Cynthia Smith and Andrea Crota, Credit: Andrea Chase
Richard Ladkani, Jack Hutton, Cynthia Smith, and Andrea Crota talk symbols, hope, and the definition of extremist.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2019
  • Length: 23:03
Caption: Jeffrey McHale, San Francisco, CA 6/28/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jeffery McHale talks turning tides, cracking intentions, and crossing lines.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2019
  • Length: 14:26
Caption: Mike Doyle and Scott Evans, San Francisco, CA 6/26/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mike Doyle and Scott Evans talk neurological confusion. not scaring the horses. and getting to use the word jejune.

  • Added: Jul 17, 2019
  • Length: 17:08
Caption: Stehpen Kijak and company at the world premiere of SID AND JUDY, San Francisco, CA 6/27/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Stephen Kijak talks context, icons, and the statute of limitations.

  • Added: Jul 14, 2019
  • Length: 17:59
Caption: Michael Gene Sullivan and Lizzie Calogero in Treasure Island, 7/4/2019, Credit: Andrea Chase
Michael Gene Sullivan talks validation, necessities, and the myth of meritocracy.

  • Added: Jul 07, 2019
  • Length: 26:24
Caption: Alex Holmes and Tracy Edwards, San Francisco, CA 6/17/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Tracy Edwards and Alex Holmes talk attitudes, trust, and smiling by choice.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2019
  • Length: 16:27
Caption: Tamir Ardon, San Francisco, CA 6/1/2019, Credit: Andrea Chase
Don Argott, Sheena M. Joyce and Tamir Ardon talk audacity, misinformation, and reaching for the stars.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2019
  • Length: 26:57
Caption: Spencer McCall, San Francisco, CA  6/8/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Spencer McCall talks symbolism, the ritual of coffee. and falling in love with Jason Segal.

  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 20:18
Caption: Alan Poul and Lauren Morelli, San Francisco, CA 4/10/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Lauren Morelli and Alan Poul talk the queer cultural divide, the universe as co-conspirator, and the conversations that aren’t happening.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 09:17
Caption: Barak Goodman, San Francisco, CA 5/31/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Barak Goodman talks revelation, teasing footage, and the necessity of serendipity.

  • Added: Jun 07, 2019
  • Length: 25:00