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Writer/Director Mandy Fabian on The Big Chill • Movies We Like • Season 5 • Episode 12

Writer/Director Mandy Fabian on The Big Chill

Writer/director Mandy Fabian, whose first feature film “Jess Plus None” is wending its way toward distribution as we release this, joins us to talk about Lawrence Kasdan’s celebration of friends reconnecting, “The Big Chill.”

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Welcome to Movies We Like. In each episode, co-hosts Andy Nelson and Pete Wright invite someone from inside the film industry to discuss their favorite films. What makes a movie inspirational to a cinematographer or a costume designer? Listen in to hear how these pros watch their favorite films.

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Welcome to Movies We Like!

Movies We Like is a podcast that delves into the minds of film industry professionals. Moreover, it offers a unique and engaging perspective on the art of filmmaking.

Join Co-Hosts Andy Nelson and Pete Wright

In each episode, Andy and Pete invite a diverse array of guests to discuss the movies that ignite their passion. These guests include:

  • Acclaimed actors
  • Visionary cinematographers
  • Innovative costume designers
  • Skilled sound mixers
  • and so many more!

Gain Fascinating Insights into the Creative Process

Listen as these industry experts share their favorite films and the profound impact these cinematic masterpieces have had on their careers. Furthermore, you’ll explore the power of storytelling and the nuances of visual aesthetics. You’ll also learn about the unsung heroes behind the scenes who bring these incredible stories to life.

Essential Listening for Movie Lovers

Whether you’re a die-hard cinephile or simply curious about filmmaking, Movies We Like is for you. Additionally, it will deepen your appreciation for the craft and help you understand the intricacies of the film industry.

New Episodes Released Monthly

Don’t miss out on this engaging podcast. New episodes are released on the fourth Monday of each month. However, members get exclusive early access one week prior.

Tune in to Movies We Like and embark on a fascinating journey through the world of cinema.

Andy Nelson

With over 25 years of experience in film, television, and commercial production, Andy has cultivated a passion for storytelling that began in his youth. After studying film at the University of Colorado Boulder, he wrote, directed, and produced several short films and indie features. Andy has worked on award-winning documentaries and TV shows, and as a partner at TruStory FM, he looks forward to more storytelling through their wide variety of podcasts. Throughout his career, Andy has also taught screenwriting, producing, editing, and podcasting to young minds.

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Pete Wright

Pete has been a broadcaster for the last 30 years, falling in love with the edit bay in the back of a newsroom in Colorado Springs, Colorado. He studied journalism at the University of Colorado with a focus on long-form documentary production, turning that early experience into a career helping businesses shape the stories of their brands through image and sound. In 2006, he launched Fifth & Main, LLC., a media consultancy focused on brand-building through the nascent field of podcasting. In 2020, nearly 3,000 individual podcast episodes behind them, the company rebranded as TruStory FM with an ear toward the next decade of podcast education and entertainment.

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Movies We Like • Season 5 • Cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt on Chinatown

Cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt on Chinatown

Academy Award-winning cinematographer Erik Messerschmidt joins us to discuss his career – including David Fincher’s The Killer and Michael Mann’s Ferrari – as well as one of his favorite movies, Roman Polanski’s 1974 film Chinatown.

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