PRX - Pieces for Tone: Engaging

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Caption: The Nocturnists, Credit: Lindsay Mound
The Nocturnists, hosted by Emily Silverman, explores stories from the world of medicine.

  • Added: Jun 06, 2019
  • Length: 02:58
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
Caption: Elliot Lavine, San Francisco, CA 2/17/16, Credit: Andrea Chase
Elliot Lavine talks the pleasures and perils of 35mm, seismic overhauls, and blows to the solar plexus.

  • Added: Feb 23, 2016
  • Length: 33:16
Caption: Bill Pohlad, San Francisco, CA 5/1/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Bill Pohlad talks audience interpretations, casting two actors in one role, and how truth is stranger than fiction.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2015
  • Length: 13:05
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Wade Gasque and Mark Strano talk trust, polarizing brothers, and male bonding in a cabin.

  • Added: Jun 02, 2015
  • Length: 12:57
Caption: Brett Haley, San Francisco, CA 5/1/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Brett Haley talks loyalty, looking forward, and persuading a DP to work for free.

  • Added: May 16, 2015
  • Length: 08:22
Caption: Dave Boyle, San Francisco, CA, 4/1/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Dave Boyle talks cinema DNA, millinery metaphors, and moving out of his sister’s basement.

  • Added: Apr 08, 2015
  • Length: 18:56
Caption: Noah Baumbach, San Francisco, CA 3/30/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Noah Baumbach talks investing in characters, being even handed, and the splendor of black and white.

  • Added: Apr 04, 2015
  • Length: 11:41
Caption: Oscar Isaac, San Francisco, CA 12/5/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Oscar Isaac talks punctuated silence, suits of armor, and preparing for Star Wars, Episode VII.

  • Added: Jan 14, 2015
  • Length: 13:19
Caption: Damien Chazelle, San Francisco, CA 10/8/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Damien Chazelle talks primal myths, subjective reality, and making Miles Teller bleed.

Bought by WABE


  • Added: Oct 16, 2014
  • Length: 16:41
  • Purchases: 1
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Tom Dolby talks the anxiety of class guilt, the elegance of sound, and the importance of sunscreen.

  • Added: Sep 13, 2014
  • Length: 16:09
Caption: John Lloyd Young, Michael Lomenda, Erich Bergen, San Francisco, CA 6/16/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
John Lloyd Young, Michael Lomenda and Erich Bergen talk first nights, Moss Hart, and going out into the world.

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 11:28
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Kelly Reichardt talks community, isolation, and wanting to blow up a dam.

  • Added: Jun 09, 2014
  • Length: 11:30
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This is one example of our 21 weekday 100-second modules for March, 2014.... -- A new author each day reading a compelling passage from their new ...

  • Added: Mar 06, 2014
  • Length: 01:40
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Fredrik Bond on instinctive acting, fighting the dark side, and the pleasures of an underdog city.

  • Added: Nov 20, 2013
  • Length: 11:30
Caption: H.P. Mendoza, San Francisco, CA 3/10/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
H.P. Mendoza talks subversion, creative boosting, and the haunting nature of memory.

  • Added: Oct 27, 2013
  • Length: 15:28
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Writer/director Erik Matti talks by phone about politics, tracking shots, and why the hitmen in ON THE JOB are unique.

  • Added: Sep 27, 2013
  • Length: 16:13
Caption: Amy Acker & Alexis Denisoff, San Francisco, CA 4/28/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof talk having no fear, short shooting schedules, and staircase soliloquies.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 09:03
Caption: Mira Nair, Mill Valley, CA 11/11/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Mira Nair talks multiple identities, defining fundamentalism, and creating dialogue.

  • Added: Mar 16, 2013
  • Length: 13:14
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One of America’s greatest composers was Aaron Copland, who wrote among other things, an opera called The Tender Land, which premiered at the New Yo...

Bought by New Hampshire Public Radio, PRX Remix, and New Hampshire Public Radio


  • Added: Feb 11, 2013
  • Length: 06:31
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Robert Zemeckis, San Francisco, CA  10/24/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Robert Zemeckis talks comic relief, the finer points of injuring a leading man, and the seductive qualities of motion-capture technology.

  • Added: Nov 04, 2012
  • Length: 09:01
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Helen Hunt talks honesty, trepidation, and being the new kid on the block.

  • Added: Oct 28, 2012
  • Length: 11:17
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Stephen Chbosky talks being reborn, taking notes, and the mysteries of the grilled sticky.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2012
  • Length: 13:16
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Talking with Dan Hoyle, theatrical journalist and creator of 'Tings Dey Happen,' currently in its extended sold-out engagement in San Francisco.

  • Added: Mar 23, 2007
  • Length: 11:56
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Dead Man Walking Play Project engages local community about the death penalty while Broadway version is written. Sister Helen Prejean attends open...

  • Added: May 30, 2006
  • Length: 05:57