On Inglorious Artists actor Peter Hallin talks to all manner of creative professionals of different levels of success. Showing that being an artist doesn't mean just one thing, and there is not just one path to take. Sometimes there is glory, but oftentimes we're... Inglorious.
Seamus McGarvey (Cinematographer)
1:23:13It's episode 50! And we celebrate this final episode with a chat with world renowned cinematographer Seamus McGarvey, who has worked on titles such as Atonement, Anna Karenina, Nocturnal Animals, High Fidelity, Godzilla and The Avengers. He has achieved much acclaim with nominations for two Academy Awards, four Baftas and an Emmy. And many wins including six Irish Film awards. We're chatting about how he got to were he is today, his work methods, and many stories from behind the scenes.
Johan Nilsson (Screenwriter/Film Producer)
1:32:57Johan Nilsson is a screenwriter and producer based in Sweden who has worked within the film industry for years while writing several film scripts on a journey to get to the one that would be made into his first feature. That script turned out to be indie science fiction drama Among Stars, now in post production, which he also self produced together with the director and lead actor. We're talking about that journey, his process, the making of the movie and much more!
Åsa Ekström (Manga/comic artist)
1:13:47Åsa Ekström is a Manga comics artist from Sweden living i Japan for the past decade. She started her path back home being one of the few who drew in the Japanese style and managed to get her career started. Her dreams of living in Japan drew her to move and has since established herself drawing the strip "Hokuou Joshi: A Swedish girl discovers the mysteries of Japan". Hear about her journey of moving to Japan and getting to where she is in her career, her long form comic Sayonara September and more.
Raam Reddy (Director/Writer)
1:17:42Raam Reddy is an Indian film director, writer and photographer. He made his directorial feature debut with the 2016 film Thithi, which premiered at the 68th Locarno International Film Festival 2015, where it won the Golden Leopard in the "Filmmakers of the Present" category as well as the First Feature award. The film is now available on Netflix. We're talking about the making of the film, his novel It's Raining in Maya, life in India during Covid -19, his next film project and much more!
Steven E. Simon (Assistant Director)
1:33:24Steven E. Simon is an assistant director based in Los Angeles, California. He's been working since the late 90's on everything from The Perfect Storm and Godzilla (1998) via Lost and Bones to Westworld and Us. We're talking the life and times of the assistant director, how that relates to the jobs around it, what makes an actor great or problematic from the crews perspective, the state of the film business in a world with an ongoing pandemic and much more.
Jack Jägerman (3D/VFX Artist)
1:38:27Mixing it up with a hitherto unexplored artform - VFX and 3D graphics for movies and TV! Jack Jägerman has worked professionally in the field for years after having studied at Escape Studios in London and has specialized in the area of effects and digital pyrotechnics. We're talking how to get into the field, what it's like working with visual effects overall, stories from the trenches and delving a bit into the more nerdy, technical aspects of it all.
Brian Colin Foley (Actor/Director)
1:29:28Brian Colin Foley is an actor based out of New Jersey who has been seen in Orange Is the New Black, Snowpiercer, The Mysteries of Laura, Show Me a Hero and more. We're talking about going to film acting school together, our parallel journeys as struggling actors and much more!
Thomas Chaanhing/Sara Chaanhing Kennedy (Actors)
1:35:42Two guests this time. A married couple, Thomas, a Danish born actor of Chinese descent and Sara, a Swedish actor. Today based out of southern Sweden they met around the millennium and has since then together navigated the career path on screen and stage. We chat about working together as a couple in the same artistic field, the art of self taping, networking, the Cannes film festival and their involvement in productions like Netflix's Marco Polo, Amazon Prime's White Dragon and Absentia and loads more!
Ida Gyllensten (Actor/Singer)
1:21:09Ida Gyllensten is an actress trained at Drama Center London and the Swedish Theatre Academy and had been seen in Holby City, John Hron, Kommisarien och havet, Zoo and more. This is another one of those episodes where it's a bit like listening in on a couple of actors chatting about their professional life when we talk about Ida's education, lack of roles for women of all ages, typecasting, tired crime drama tropes, her band Dreaming of Islands and more. Ida's Instagram: @maggan_gyllensten
Lidia Wos (Dancer/Choreographer)
1:19:44Lidia Wos is a dancer and choreographer from Poland who's been working onstage for 25 years and has during the years developed into a choreographer and dance teacher. She got her education at Public Ballet School in Warsaw in the 80's. And has since been working as a dancer and choreographer in several countries around Europe. We're talking ballet school, her career, staying fit, teaching dance to people with disabilities and making choreography for seniors, and much more!