Salva Rubio is a writer, teacher, and novelist. His current book, Save the Cat Goes to the Indies, is out now. 

 

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-- Dave Bullis Podcast Filmmakers Group on Facebook

-- John Fallon NYC Indie Film Podcast - John hosts an excellent film podcast as well. John is also an excellent film editor whose going to be reediting my TV pilot, Game Over.

-- Selling Your Screenplay Podcast - Ashley Meyers was a guest on this podcast before and he hosts a fantastic podcast as well.

Show Notes

-- Oscar Claude Monet - a founder of French Impressionist painting, and the most consistent and prolific practitioner of the movement's philosophy of expressing one's perceptions before nature, especially as applied to plein-air landscape painting.

-- Alan Moore - an English writer primarily known for his work in comic books including Watchmen, V for Vendetta and From Hell

-- Texas Chainsaw Massacre - When Sally hears that her grandfather's grave may have been vandalized, she and her paraplegic brother, Franklin, set out with their friends to investigate. After a detour to their family's old farmhouse, they discover a group of crazed, murderous outcasts living next door. As the group is attacked one by one by the chainsaw-wielding Leatherface who wears a mask of human skin, the survivors must do everything they can to escape.

-- Reservoir Dogs - Four Perfect Killers. One Perfect Crime. Critically acclaimed for its raw power and breathtaking ferocity, it's the brilliant American gangster movie classic from writer-director Quentin Tarantino. They were perfect strangers, assembled to pull off the perfect crime. Then their simple robbery explodes into bloody ambush, and the ruthless killers realize one of them is a police informer. But which one?

-- Save The Cat Goes to the Indies - From international sensations like The Blair Witch Project to promising debuts like Pi, from small films that acquired cult status like The Texas Chain Saw Massacre to Euro-blockbusters like The Full Monty, from unexpected gems like Before Sunrise to auteur classics such as The 400 Blows, from Dogville to Drive and Boogie Nights to Cinema Paradiso, here are 50 movies that fit both the "indie" label and Blake Snyder's 15 beats.

-- Sitges Film Festival - The Sitges Film Festival is a Spanish film festival and one of the world's foremost international festivals specializing in fantasy and horror films.

 

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Episode 159 - Jamie Buckner (Making the other ‘Split’)

April 24, 2017

Jamie Buckner is a NY based filmmaker and production coordinator. His current film, 'Split', is now available for streaming everywhere.

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- DSLR Camera package I've been looking at

Episode Notes

- Seriously what ever happened to ringback tones?

Wilhelm Scream

- The Wilhelm Scream Compilation

- Billions (TV Show) - The series is loosely based on the activities of crusading federal prosecutor of financial crimes Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York,[1][2] and his legal battles with hedge fund manager Steve Cohen of SAC Capital.[3]

- Being a PA for Spielberg Saved My First Feature Film an article by Jamie Buckner

- Split by M Night Shamlayan - The newest movie from M Night. Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan returns with an original thriller that delves into the mysterious recesses of one man's fractured, gifted mind. Though Kevin (James McAvoy) has revealed 23 personalities to his psychiatrist, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate all the others. Compelled to abduct three teenage girls, Kevin reaches a war for survival among all of those contained within him – as well as everyone around him – as the walls between his compartments shatter apart.

- Elon Musk wants to turn us all into cyborgs by 2021

 

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Episode 158 - Michael K Snyder (Pitching Projects and Script Development)

April 16, 2017

Michael K Snyder is a graduate of Full Sail University's Film & Entertainment Business programs, holding both Bachelors and Masters degrees. Founder of Crash Films INC, an independent production company specializing in short films and music videos including both Lust and Infatuation which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival '13 & '14 respectively.

Mike is currently writing & producing both short and feature length films in Los Angeles, California.

 

Pre Show Notes 

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Show Notes

-- Full Sail University - Full Sail University is a for-profit university in unincorporated Orange County, in the U.S. state of Florida, near Winter Park.

-- Walt Disney - was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons.

-- ScriptShadow - A (somewhat divisive) screenwriting resource run by Carson Reeves. 

-- Seaworld - is a United States chain of marine mammal parks, oceanariums, animal theme parks, and rehabilitation centers owned by SeaWorld Entertainment (one park will be owned and operated by Miral under a license).

-- John Hargrove - is a former Senior killer-whale trainer for SeaWorld and supervisor of Killer Whale Training for Marineland in the South of France, who appeared in the 2013 documentary Blackfish and has since gone on to support legislation in California and New York to end the practice of keeping killer whales in captivity. He  is the author of a memoir, Beneath the Surface, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2015.

-- The Goonies -  a gang of misfit kids and their families are about to be evicted from their neighborhood, because it’s slated to be turned into a golf course — unless enough money can be raised to stop the development. When the leader of the gang, Mikey, stumbles across an old map leading to the hidden fortune of a pirate named One-Eyed Willy, the Goonies head out on one last adventure to find the treasure and save the day. Gather the kids together and get ready to enjoy one of the most hilarious family movies of all time.

-- Save the Movie! - The 2005 screenwriting book that’s taken over Hollywood—and made every movie feel the same

-- Save The Cat! - Screenwriting book by Blake Snyder

 

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Episode 157 - Whitney Davis (Networking - On & Offline)

April 9, 2017

Whitney Davis is a manager and founder of Whitney Davis Literary. 

In this episode one of my most popular guests ever returns. Whitney Davis and I talk all about networking both on & off line and discuss different ways to meet people, how to approach them, how to leave them wanting more, and tons more. 

Show Notes

-- Buy on Amazon.com using my affiliate link

-- THe Dave Bullis Podcast Amazon Wish List

-- Jennifer Gristanti - Head of NBC's Writers on the Verge

-- 5 Take-Aways from Robert McKee "Story" Seminar via Whitney Davis blog

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Episode 156 - Jason Satterlund (Making A Star Wars Fan Film)

April 2, 2017

Jason Satterlund is a filmmaker based in Oregon. His last major narrative work, The Record Keeper, was nominated for Best Web Series and received the award for Best One Shot at the 2013 Geekie Awards in Los Angeles.

This film is a homage both to his love of storytelling as well as to his home state of Oregon, where this film was shot. This daring film embraces diversity and stars Asian American actor, Aris Juson, and Deborah Smith who explore the complexities of relationships, no matter where they originate. The trailer will be released on Thursday at www.theforceandthefury.com and the full film will be released on April 22nd.

 

Show Notes

-- Star Wars: The Force and The Fury trailer on Youtube

-- Portlania - a sketch comedy television series set and filmed in and around Portland, Oregon, starring Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein

-- Charlie - a concept trailer made by Chris Witt and Dave Bullis. Set in 1968 Northern Highlands Vietnam a LRRP (Long Range Reconnaissance Patrol) squad is sent on a search & rescue mission. What they encounter, is a new kind of enemy...

-- Jurassic Park

-- Seinfeld

-- Star Wars Fan Film contest

-- Video Co-Pilot Sabre - 100% FREE plug in from Video Co-Pilot! 

 

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Jason Satterlund

-- Official Site

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Episode 155 - Bob Saenz (Screenwriting & Moviemaking)

March 22, 2017

Bob Saenz is an actor and filmmaking. Bob was the voice of the antagonist in the first three Syphon Filter video games as well as performing additional voices, and Bob had an reoccuring role on the TV Show, Nash Bridges, and even acting in the David Fincher film, Zodiac. Bob has written films for the Hallmark Channel as well as other studios. His latest film, 'Extracurricular Activities', just wrapped filming. 

 

Show Notes

-- Syphon Filter (video game) - After terrorists steal a top-secret virus, the nation's top covert agent Gabe Logan is sent to stop them and recover the virus. Guide Logan as he travels through parks, subway tunnels, a museum, and a military compound on his world-saving mission.

-- Don Johnson - an American actor, producer, director, singer, and songwriter. He is best known for his role as James "Sonny" Crockett in the 1980s television series Miami Vice and as the eponymous lead role in the 1990s cop series Nash Bridges.

-- Zodiac - Based on the true story of the notorious serial killer and the intense m anhunt he inspired, Zodiac is a superbly crafted thriller form the direc tor of Se7en and Panic Room. Featuring an outstanding ensemble cast led by Jake Gyllenhaal, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Chloë Sevigny, Z odiac is a searing and singularly haunting examination of twin obsession s: one man's desire to kill and another's quest for the truth.

-- Overnight - Boston-bred bartender Troy Duffy discovers overnight success when he sells his screen play, The Boondock Saints, to Miramax President Harvey Weinstein. After several months of calls go un-returned, the film is dropped by Miramax and picked up by a smaller company for half its original budget.

-- American Movie - AMERICAN MOVIE is the true-tale of amateur filmmaker Mark Borchardt as he attempts to complete his short horror film, COVEN. A documentary crew captures every moment of Mark's efforts in this absolutely hilarious, poignant look at the life of an aspiring auteur.

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Episode 154 - Ethan Marten (Making Eyes of the Roshi)

March 16, 2017

Ethan Marten is an actor, director, and producer. In 2010, Ethan formed Light Age Films. In 2017, Ethan released, 'Eyes of the Roshi', and is in post production on his documentary, White Buffalo. 

Show Notes

-- Bowery Boys on DVD

-- Eyes of the Roshi

-- "Everybody was Kung Fu Fighting" a story about Eyes of the Roshi

 

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Episode 153 - Will Ball (Finding Representation)

March 12, 2017

Will Ball has been an agent for some of the biggest talent agencies on the East Coast. He just returned from a one year trek to LA. He's now returned to Philly to start his own agency, Vie Model and Talent Agency

We talk growing up in Philly, finding work as an actor and model, finding representation, and tons more. 

Show Notes:

-- "Crazy' Aziz story

-- Seasons Pizza - Local Pizza Place here in the Philly area

-- Aston, PA - Hometown of Will & Dave

-- Wilheminia - Talent agency in Philadelphia

-- Vie Model and Talent Agency - Will's new agency. 

-- Sausage Party - a 2016 American adult 3D computer-animated adventure fantasy comedy film directed by Greg Tiernan and Conrad Vernon and written by Kyle Hunter, Ariel Shaffir, Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg. A spoof of Disney and Pixar films, it follows a sausage who tries to discover the truth about his existence and goes on a journey with his friends to escape their fate.

-- Cassian Elwes episode of The Dave Bullis Podcast

 

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Episode 152 - Charmane Star (Transitioning to Indie Film and Starring in Catch 22)

March 8, 2017

Charmane Star is a former adult actress turned actress and model starring in films like Black Dynamite, and the film, Catch 22. 

 

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Show Notes

-- Casting, Financing, & Filmmaking Outside the Box: How I Spun An Adult Film Star’s Following Into A Financed Feature by NYEH Entertainment’s Josh Folan via Film Courage

-- Sasha Grey - Wikipedia page for Sasha Grey

-- Traci Lords - Wikipedia page for Traci Lords. 

-- Black Dynamite - a 2009 American blaxploitation action comedy film

 

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Episode 151 - Josh Folan (Making Catch 22)

March 5, 2017

Josh Folan is a New York based filmmaker, and the founder of NYEH Entertainment. His latest feature length film, Catch 22: based on the unwritten story by seanie sugrue is out now on iTunes, Youtube, Amazon, and more. 

Catch 22: Based on the Unwritten Story by Seanie Sugrue:
With Hurricane Sandy looming on the horizon, five hard-lived friends come to from a send-off celebration alongside an unexplained dead girl. What are friends for?

 

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Voting for the Sweet Sixteen starts on March 6th, 2017! Look for a link we'll be sharing to vote for us. 

Show Notes

-- I Am "catch 22" Filmmaker Josh Folan and I Make "Real" Movies With Basically No Money - The Reddit AMA for Josh

-- Catch 22: 50th Anniversity Edition by Joesph Heller - A spy novel set during WW2. 

-- Charmane Star - Actress in Catch 22, and upcoming guest for the Podcast.

 

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