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.


551 Pieces

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Lotti Pharriss Knowles talks how to deal with a bully, the glory of excess, and why SHOWGIRLS was ahead of its time.

  • Added: Apr 12, 2019
  • Length: 17:05
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John Wilson talks insulting Sherlock Holmes, Oscar™-winners gone wrong, and becoming a category on Jeopardy.

  • Added: Feb 21, 2019
  • Length: 22:15
Caption: Ramell Ross, San Francisco, CA 11/23/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
RaMell Ross talks sacred moments, turning reality into a dreamscape, and why there’s no such thing as a documentary.

  • Added: Feb 18, 2019
  • Length: 19:30
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Pawel Pawlikowski talks the honesty of black-and-white, non-political nostalgia, and eschewing extraneous exposition.

  • Added: Feb 17, 2019
  • Length: 16:19
Caption: Marshall Curry, San Francisco, CA 2/13/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Marshall Curry talks how demagogues push our buttons, the definition of patriotism, and why 20,000 Americans showed up to cheer at a Nazi rally at ...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2019
  • Length: 16:10
Caption: Evan Dumouchel & MacLeod Andrews, San Francisco, CA 2/10/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Evan Dumouchel and MacLeod Andrews talk monsters, motives, and the magic of serendipitous loons.

  • Added: Feb 12, 2019
  • Length: 15:53
Caption: Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, San Francisco, CA 1/14/19, Credit: Andrea Chase
Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck talks art as a bulwark, Caleb Deschanel’s preternatural powers, and what’s wrong with bio-pics.

  • Added: Jan 30, 2019
  • Length: 16:57
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John C. Reilly talks lost arts, double doors, and getting to yes.

  • Added: Jan 21, 2019
  • Length: 17:33
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Tom Volf talks connections, destiny, and being in service to Callas.

  • Added: Nov 09, 2018
  • Length: 32:27
Caption: Glenn Silber, San Francisco, CA 10/25/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Glenn Silber talks inspiration, empowerment, and the pinky rule.

  • Added: Nov 02, 2018
  • Length: 42:21
Caption: Paul Dano, San Francisco, CA 10/5/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Paul Dano talks love, pain, and the space between the lines.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2018
  • Length: 15:09
Caption: PJ Raval, San Francisco, CA 10/16/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
PJ Raval talks connections, history, and changing the culture.

  • Added: Oct 18, 2018
  • Length: 28:03
Caption: Alex Honnold, San Francisco, CA 10/11/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Alex Honnold talks sneezing, pedicures, and knowing the right moment.

  • Added: Oct 15, 2018
  • Length: 19:34
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Dr. Shelley Stamp talks digging, allegory, and the relative nature of shocking subject matter.

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  • Added: Oct 13, 2018
  • Length: 16:25
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Ike Barinholtz, San Francisco, CA 9/27/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Ike Barinholtz talks savagery, gestalt therapy, and art in difficult times.

  • Added: Oct 10, 2018
  • Length: 11:58
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Jonathan Bogarín talks processing grief, autopsying clothing,and blending cultures.

  • Added: Oct 08, 2018
  • Length: 19:30
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Kimberly Reed talks connecting dots, testing systems, and fundamental fairness.

  • Added: Oct 01, 2018
  • Length: 24:28
Caption: Cristina Costantini, Dr. Serena McCalla, and Darren Foster, San Francisco, CA 8/22/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dr. Serena McCalla, Cristina Costantini, and Darren Foster talk catching a spark, finding your tribe, and manipulating teenage boys.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2018
  • Length: 16:32
Caption: Quinn Costello, San Francisco, CA 8/16/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Quinn Costello talks personal connections, stunt nutria, and hitting a (metaphorical) moving target.

  • Added: Aug 31, 2018
  • Length: 27:08
Caption: Björn Runge, San Francisco, CA 7/19/18, Credit: Andrea Chase
Björn Runge talks starting in the past, being generous to the audience, and taking care of the writer.

  • Added: Aug 25, 2018
  • Length: 17:17