Episode 75: Los Angeles Podcast Festival, part 4 of 4, featuring Chris Mancini, Samm Levine & Todd Glass

Welcome to the last of the four special episodes recorded in the Podcast Lab during the 6th annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles, CA, October 6-8, 2017.  As was the case in 2015 and 2016, I had an amazing time at the festival and am extremely grateful to Graham Elwood, Chris Mancini, Dave Anthony and the whole LA PodFest crew, for all the time and effort they put into creating this annual highlight of the podcasting year.  I’ll continue to hold out hope for a 2018 festival, so I can again enjoy a weekend of collaboration to bring you these fun special episodes.

I spent the weekend recording  in the Podcast Lab with fellow podcasters and special guests.  I asked new friends to tell me about one film that influenced them to be who they are, and had old friends sit down to catch-up with me.  In this episode, you’ll hear from:

Be sure to check out all the terrific podcasts and projects mentioned in this episode!

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Mark your calendar to download all the upcoming Movies Made Me episodes to enjoy! Here’s a schedule of a few upcoming shows:

January 22 – Episode 76 featuring film composer/violinist Emer Kinsella.

February 5 – Episode 77 featuring Micah Gallo, director/writer of the upcoming creature feature Itsy Bitsy.

Episode 57: 2nd Anniversary Celebration!

After our previous technical delay, we finally bring you the Movies Made Me 2nd Anniversary Celebration!  Our amazing group of guests kindly re-convened and again recorded a free-wheeling look back at the 2nd year of the podcast, while sparking new friendships and sharing fun stories.

Our anniversary guests:

Clancy BrownActor in multiple influential movies, including Highlander, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across The Eighth Dimension, and The Shawshank Redemption.  Voice actor, best known for his role as Mr. Krabs in Spongebob Squarepants. Movies Made Me’s biggest fan! (Hear his influential films in episode 19)

Brock PowellVoice actor, best known as the voice of the Kool-Aid Man and supporting roles in Milo Murphy’s Law on Disney XD.  Podcaster on the UnPOP Podcast.  (Hear his influential films in episode 39)

Bethany Brinton – Composer, Arranger and Performer, whose work can be heard at her website, as well as in this amazing new video of Beethoven’s “Fur Elise” reworked as jazz.  (Hear her influential films in episode 44)

Alisa Gonzalez – Our generous host for this 2nd Anniversary Celebration recording. Major podcast fan.  Civil servant for the City of Los Angeles.  (She hasn’t yet appeared on a full episode of Movies Made Me, but we’re working on convincing her to do one)

Joe Meyers – Podcaster on The Podcast Macabre.  Recent transplant to Los Angeles, who we’re delighted to have join us in the Golden State.  (He hasn’t yet recorded a full episode of Movies Made Me, but it won’t be long now)

Andrew Linde – Co-founder of the Benview Network.  Podcaster on Nerd’s Eye View and Pick Your Path.  Our sound board operator for this 2nd Anniversary Celebration. (He hasn’t yet recorded a full episode of Movies Made Me, but he wants to and we’ll get it done soon)

And, joining us for a special call-in:

Jeff “Swampy” Marsh – Creator and Executive Producer of Phineas & Ferb (Disney Channel) and Milo Murphy’s Law (Disney XD). President of Surfer Jack Productions. Board Member of A Walk On Water surf therapy.  (Hear his influential films in episode 7)

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Be sure to join us May 15 for episode 58, featuring publisher/author/podcaster Russell Nohelty.