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Once Upon A Time In Anatolia discussion

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From the YouTube page - "This month, Ian and Sujewa welcome Liam Billingham of the OEUVRE BUSTERS podcast for a lively and somewhat contentious look at Nuri Bilge Ceylan's ONCE UPON A TIME IN ANATOLIA. The stark Turkish drama centers on two murder suspects leading a team of investigators to their victim's burial site. A long night of dead ends and rising tensions leads to revelations both ghoulish and deeply personal." Read more here . The discussion:

John Crye - Memento, other Newmarket Films, working with Christopher Nolan

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John Crye - Memento, other films from Newmarket Films, working with Christopher Nolan - NYC FANTASTIC blog interview #2 On YouTube * John Crye - Memento, other films from Newmarket Films, working with Christopher Nolan - NYC FANTASTIC blog interview #2 from Sujewa Ekanayake on Vimeo . * John Crye developed, produced or acquired for distribution films for Newmarket Films and later Wrekin Hill Entertainment. The list of films he worked on include Memento - Christopher Nolan's breakthrough Hollywood film, The Prestige, Downfall, The Passion of the Christ, Velvet Goldmine, The Mexican, American Pie, Donnie Darko, Real Women Have Curves, Whale Rider, Monster. We had a lengthy discussion about John's experience during these Covid-19 days, early days in the arts, getting started at Newmarket Films by making Memento, and many other related subjects. John has a lot of experience with indie film distribution and production - so this is a great episode for filmmakers

NYC Fantastic blog podcast #1 – RACHEL SCIACCA – from MAN movie

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NYC Fantastic blog podcast #1 – RACHEL SCIACCA – from MAN movie – interview by Sujewa Ekanayake See the blog post at the new blog NYC Fantastic here - http://nycfantastic.com/rachel-sciacca-from-man-movie/ Brief intro - "In this interview Sciacca talks about studying acting in NYC, moving to LA to pursue acting, 10 lost years, working with Amir Motlagh over 10 years ago, and making MAN movie. The conversation is 1.5 hrs long – and we also discuss life during the Covid-19 crisis and developing and maintaining an art making practice, how that relates to the film industry or “the business.”" Read the rest here - http://nycfantastic.com/rachel-sciacca-from-man-movie/ Here's the interview on YouTube:

New blog - NYC FANTASTIC - for video interviews and essays

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Check it out here - 2 new interviews coming by the end of April - www.nycfantastic.com .

Interview with the stars of The Secret Society For SLOW ROMANCE - 9.7.20

Filmmaker Brandon David Wilson interview - On Covid19, Sepulveda movie, the future, growing up in LA

The Amazing Dan Mirvish! - Making indie movies, from Hollywood - an inspiring discussion