Behind the Scenes

Series produced by Andrea Chase

Caption: PRX default Series image
PRX default Series image 

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.


527 Pieces

Order by: Newest First | Oldest First
Caption: Tim Wardle, San Francisco, CA 4/8/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Tim Wardle talks paranoia, non-coincidences, and existential crises.

  • Added: Jul 05, 2018
  • Length: 18:41
Piece image
T Cooper talks identity, othering, and breaking the fourth wall.

  • Added: Jun 14, 2018
  • Length: 21:42
Caption: Bart Layton, San Francisco, CA 4/9/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Bart Layton talks experiment, memory, and having skin in the game.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2018
  • Length: 14:46
Caption: Buster Keaton takes it on the chin in BATTLING BUTLER
Anita Monga talks new audiences, unsung directors, and a trip down Market Street.

  • Added: May 29, 2018
  • Length: 19:56
Piece image
Peter Livolsi talks challenging norms, synchronicity, and why Nick Offerman is silky soft.

  • Added: May 25, 2018
  • Length: 14:32
Caption: Michael Mayer, San Francisco, CA 4/29/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Michael Mayer talks the necessity of art, the difference between theater and cinema, and how Annette Benning makes everything possible.

  • Added: May 18, 2018
  • Length: 23:39
Piece image
Julie Cohen and Betsy West talk planking as a response to critics, the element of surprise, and the best advice a mother can give.

  • Added: May 16, 2018
  • Length: 15:47
Piece image
Sky Bergman talks wise words, forgotten history, and living life to the limit.

  • Added: May 08, 2018
  • Length: 17:42
Caption: Michel Hazanavicius, San Francisco, CA 4/14/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Michel Hazanavicius talks art, politics, and the comedic possibilities of extremism.

  • Added: May 05, 2018
  • Length: 19:44

  • Added: Apr 26, 2018
  • Length: 49:40
Caption: Robin Lung, San Francisco, CA 3/7/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Robin Lung talks wake-up calls, color-blind casting, and the power of film.

  • Added: Mar 22, 2018
  • Length: 21:09
Caption: Aaron Katz, San Francisco, CA 3/12/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Aaron Katz talks the fluidity of truth, the isolation of crowds, and why Edinburgh is the anti-Hollywood.

  • Added: Apr 05, 2018
  • Length: 11:39
Caption: Atsuko Hirayanagi, San Francisco, CA 3/7/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Atsuko Hirayanagi talks culture, conforming, and the mixed blessing of a sugar coating.

  • Added: Mar 16, 2018
  • Length: 16:27
Caption: Kai Wada Roath, San Francisco, CA 2/8/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Kai Wada Roath talks cryptozoology, competing theories, and sipping champagne in France.

  • Added: Mar 05, 2018
  • Length: 15:11
Piece image
Head Berry John Wilson talks a Razzie first, good actors gone bad, and a preponderance of pandering.

  • Added: Mar 01, 2018
  • Length: 25:36
Caption: Nick Park, Hognob & Dug, San Francisco, CA 2/13/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Nick Park talks objectivity, nuance, and being a clay man.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2018
  • Length: 14:20
Caption: Daniela Vega & Sebastián Lelio, San Francisco, CA 1/9/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Sebastián Lelio, Daniela Vega talk following intuition, the depths of femininity, and the tension between law and desire.

  • Added: Feb 15, 2018
  • Length: 16:28
Caption: Ziad Douieri, San Francisco, CA 11/14/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ziad Doueiri talks building a vortex, kicking some ass, and why women in the Arab world might be the key to redemption.

  • Added: Feb 09, 2018
  • Length: 31:14
Caption: Jamie Lee & Pete Holmes, San Francisco, CA 1/17/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Pete Holmes and Jamie Lee talk emotional foreplay, alchemizing experience, and what’s offensive about Pascal’s Wager.

  • Added: Jan 19, 2018
  • Length: 28:21
Caption: Paul McGuigan, San Francisco, CA 12/8/17, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul McGuigan talks synchronicity, the proper lens, and the best Christmas present ever.

  • Added: Jan 15, 2018
  • Length: 22:48