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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 160 – Salva Rubio (Save the Cat Goes to the Indies)

 

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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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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Salva Rubio

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Save The Cat

 

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Episode 144 – Bill Ostroff (Creating the First Glance Film Festival)

 

 

Bill Ostroff is the founder and current CEO of the First Glance Film Festival. In addition to producing their award winning bi-coastal film festivals, FirstGlance has year round activities that include On-line Short Film Competitions, Show Us Ur Shorts Screenings, Web Series Playoffs, Short Film Productions, and Online Distribution.

 

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Show Notes

Temple University

Jedi Camp

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