New York and Star F*cking in the Indie World

By  · Published on April 12th, 2012

Meeting Evil writer/director Chris Fisher joins us to talk about how necessary movie stars are to getting financing in the indie world (and how to talk to Samuel L. Jackson on set).

Plus, we go beyond the headlines to explore the Alamo Drafthouse’s expansion into New York City with CEO Tim League and to push the envelope of film festivals with Tribeca Executive Director Nancy Schafer.

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On This Week’s Show:

Austin Invades New York [Beginning ‐ 13:00]: Alamo Drafthouse CEO Tim League discusses expanding to NYC and setting up shop right next to a church.

A Film Festival In Your Home [13:00–21:40]: Tribeca Executive Director Nancy Schafer explains how they’re bringing the festival to your home computer.

Star Fuckery [21:40 ‐ The End]: Writer/Director Chris Fisher on his new drama Meeting Evil.

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