Episode 51: Mauricio Abril

Mauricio Abril, independent artist, concept artist, and art instructor, sits down with us to discuss the movies that have influenced him in his journey to becoming the creative man he is today. Be sure to check out Mauricio’s new children’s book, Small Dogs, featuring his original story and delightful artwork. Listen in, as we discuss giddy nightmares, removing your cap, romancing superheroes, and welcoming failure.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 51:

Mauricio Abril online

Small Dogs

A Smallville Man – short film

A Gotham Fairytale – short film

Computer Graphics Master Academy (CGMA) 2D Design Programs

Be sure to join us February 20 for episode 52, our 2nd Anniversary Celebration! We’ll be bringing together a fantastic group of special guests to take a fun and wildly off-topic look back at the past year of Movies Made Me!

Also, join us for episode 53 on March 6, when we’ll bring you a great conversation featuring Katherine Elhoffer, creator of Elhoffer Design geek bound apparel.

Episode 42: Comic Con Palm Springs

Welcome to our special episode from the inaugural Comic Con Palm Springs, which took place at the Palm Springs Convention Center in Palm Springs, CA, August 26-28, 2016.  We had a great time at the Con and especially enjoyed appearing on two podcasting panels put together by our pal Phil Vecchio of the Radio Brendoman and Mandarian Orange podcasts.  Although we spent most of our time watching all the terrific panels Phil organized for the weekend, we were able to spend a couple of hours on the Con floor, where we recorded quick segments with a variety of con-goers, cosplayers, artists, and vendors.

We asked each guest to tell us about one film that influenced them to be who they are.  In this episode, you’ll hear from:

Be sure to check out all the artists and podcasts mentioned in this episode!  Support our guests!

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Be sure to join us October 17 for episode 43, featuring actor/comedian/photographer Jake Lloyd!

 

Episode 39: Brock Powell

Brock Powell, professional voice artist who is the current voice of Kool-Aid, joins us for a funny and moving talk about the movies that made him the successful and very entertaining man he is today.  Listen in, as we discuss big Twinkies, allegorical cats, Goofy mentors, and the power of Dr. Seuss.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 39:

Brockvox.com

Brock Powell on Facebook

Brock Powell on Twitter

Brock Powell on IMDB

Unpop Podcast on iTunes

Comic Con Palm Springs

Episode 37: Frank Dietz

Frank Dietz, actor/filmmaker/writer/artist/animator and host of the Damn Dirty Geeks podcast, joins us to discuss the movies that made him the multi-talented Monster Kid he is today.  Listen in, as we discuss monstrous acting, keeping your appendages safe, musical breathers, and horrendous bubble gum.

We’re beyond excited to be premiering the brand new Movies Made Me intro and outro with this episode! Our fantastic new music is composed and performed by Jeremiah Jacobs of The Heartbreak Time Machine.  Please support this awesome musician by following The Heartbreak Time Machine on Facebook and Instagram.  Be sure to listen with Spotify, YouTube, or Sound Cloud.  And, please, show how much you love our new theme music by purchasing the Heartbreak Time Machine’s albums and songs on iTunes, Google Play Music and Amazon!

Our incredible voice-over was recorded by Sandra Espinoza on Fiverr.com.  We highly recommend her work!  Follow Sandra on Facebook and Twitter and be sure to let her know how much you enjoy hearing her on our show!

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 37:

Damn Dirty Geeks podcast on iTunes

Damn Dirty Geeks website

Sketchy Things: The Art and Films of Frank Dietz

A Zombie Next Door

Thinking Outside The Longbox podcast on iTunes (including Con Man Extras parts 1 & 2)

Episode 30: Tim Prettyman

Artist Tim Prettyman joins us to discuss the films that have influenced him to be the person he is today.  Don’t miss the new comic book, Winken Blinken & Nod, from Tim and our past guest Mike Matola (episode 6)!  Issue #1 is available now, with more to come soon!  Listen in to this fun episode, as we chat about movie geography, breaking VHS tabs, vulgar little men, and artists helping artists.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 30:

TimPrettyman.com

Winken Blinken & Nod comic book

 

Episode 26: First Anniversary Celebration!

Join the party as we bring you a celebration of our first anniversary!  Past guests Jeff “Swampy” Marsh (episode 7), Janet Joyce Holden (episode 2), Michelle Nava (episode 3), Dan Shippey (episode 8), and Kelly Shippey (episode 13) come together for a raucous and free-wheeling conversation about the past year of Movies Made Me, Clancy Brown’s priorities, the tyranny of the five, insults from Cloris Leachman, and the worst movie for any situation.

Thank you for being a Movies Made Me listener during the first year of shows!  Your support and enthusiasm make this program possible.  Because of you, we’ve achieved more than we thought possible over the first 26 episodes. Our thanks to each and every one of you for taking the time to listen and for sharing the show with your friends and followers!

In year one, we have seen how the discussion of films as influential to the creation of our individual identities has joined us together in a mutual appreciation for film as a powerful tool for understanding, personal growth, and exploration of ourselves and the world around us. As we head into year two, we promise to bring you even more fascinating guests who will share their unique stories about the films that have impacted their lives in remarkable ways.

Take a look back at the full year of films chosen by our guests with the Complete List of Influential Films! With over 100 films mentioned over 26 episodes, we’re certain you’ll find something new to discover!  Also, take a look at our list of the Most Influential Films, to see which movies have been chosen by more than one guest.  Can you guess which ones are the most mentioned?  Be sure to use our Contact Us page to let us know when our guests have inspired you to watch something you’ve never seen before, or when they’ve given you a new way of seeing an old favorite.

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Here are a few links to items of interest mentioned in episode 26:

Movies Made Me – Episode 6 – Mike Matola

Mike Matola website

Line by Line Posters (Mike Matola) on Etsy

Movies Made Me – Episode 21 – Patrick Foss

Comedian Movie Trailer on YouTube.com

Jeff “Swampy” Marsh on Instagram

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The infamous “twins” photo of Jeff “Swampy” Marsh (left) and Clancy Brown (right).