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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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Show Notes

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).

— Len’s Movies on Amazon

— 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.


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Episode 153 – Will Ball (Finding Representation)

 

 

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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Will Ball 

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