Episode 176 – Len Kabasinski (Indie Film, Martial Arts, and Zombies)
Len Kabasinski is a filmmaker, fight choreographer, and martial artist from Erie, PA.
Len holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications from Gannon University and also an Assoicates Degree in Science from the University of Pittsburgh. He also works as a fight choreographer for many stage productions at the Erie Playhouse working with both the adults and also the children’s theater , and has choreographed such plays as Carrie: The Musical, The Fantastics, Treasure Island and more.
Len’s has appeared on the popular Youtube channel, Red Letter Media, multiple times, and his latest film, Warriors of the Apocalypse (as well as his entire film catalogue) is on Amazon now, and he’s currently in pre production for Swamp Zombies 2.
In this episode, Len and I discuss what inspired Len to get started, finding the resources to make his first film, Swamp Zombies, standing out in a crowded movie market place, and so much more.
Pre Show Notes
— 6 Filmmaking Tips from Tobe Hooper – Tobe passed away on 8/26/17 leaving a collection of work including Poltergeist, Salem’s Lot, and of course, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.
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— Dave Bullis Podcast Filmmakers Group on Facebook – a FREE filmmaking group I made on Facebook.
— Zombiegeddon – Cops and kids battle an army of zombies sent by Satan to take over the world.
— Red Letter Media – is an American film and video production company operated by independent filmmakers Mike Stoklasa (formerly of GMP Pictures) and Jay Bauman (formerly of Blanc Screen Cinema).
— UFC – The Ultimate Fighting Championship is an American mixed martial arts organization based in Las Vegas, Nevada, that is owned and operated by parent company WME–IMG.
— Dan Severn – is an American mixed martial artist, actor and occasional professional wrestler, notable for his success in the early years of Ultimate Fighting Championship tournaments, and starred in Len’s first film, Swamp Zombies.