Episode 62: Gigi Johnson

Gigi Johnson, Executive Director of the UCLA Center for Music Innovation, host of the Innovating Music podcast, and creator of the Maremel Institute, recently sat down with us to discuss the movies that influenced her to be the fascinating woman she is today.  Join us, as we talk about ageing music, Bonding with friends, tracking through playlists, and anonymous alternatives.

We’d love to hear your thoughts on Gigi’s movie choices.  Let us know what you think! Or ask us a question.  It’s easy to reach us!  Just visit our Contact Us page to send us a message, or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 62:

Innovating Music podcast

UCLA Center for Music Innovation

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music

Maremel Institute

Gigi’s Book Club on Facebook

Dragonriders of Pern on Amazon

Working Identity: Unconventional Strategies for Reinventing Your Career by Herminia Ibarra

I Hope I Screw This Up by Kyle Cease

Be sure to join us July 24 for our next episode, featuring Andrew Linde, co-founder of the Benview Network and host of Super Mario Brothers Minute podcast, and Nothing New: A Remake Podcast!

Episode 54: Kaela Berry

Kaela Berry, host of The Artist Tree podcast and producer of Midnight Marinara podcast, sits down to discuss the movies that have influenced her to be who she is today.  Join us, as we discuss pink elephants and Brazil, growing up with Mel Brooks, when bad is good, and using martial arts to get into college.

Have a comment to make about Kaela’s movie choices?  Want to share a film that influenced you?  Have a question or comment about Movies Made Me?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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The Artist Tree podcast

Midnight Marinara podcast

The Benview Network

Tara Ison’s The List

Be sure to join us April 3 for episode 55, featuring theatrical director Dave Schmidt.

Episode 50: Hal Lublin

Hal Lublin, voice actor and podcaster, joins us to expand on the conversation we started during episode 46 from the Los Angeles Podcast Festival. Hal can currently be heard as Omnibus in Mighty Magiswords on Cartoon Network and as Wide Wale and Manolo on The Venture Brothers on Adult Swim.  He can also be heard on numerous podcasts, including We Got This With Mark and Hal, Tights and Fights, The Thrilling Adventure Hour, and Welcome to Night Vale.  Listen in, as we discuss Darth Vader in the doorway, fighting wars with witchcraft, Saturday Night goals, and bathtub reading.

Have something to say about Hal’s movie choices?  Want to share a film that influenced you?  Have a question or comment about Movies Made Me?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us a message.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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Mighty Magiswords on Cartoon Network

The Venture Brothers on Adult Swim

We Got This With Mark and Hal podcast

Tights and Fights podcast

The Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast

Welcome to Night Vale podcast

Carter Parton Rogers

Be sure to join us February 6 for episode 51 with Mauricio Abril, artist, teacher, and author/illustrator of the children’s book Small Dogs.

And, coming February 20, don’t miss episode 52: 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!

Episode 49: PJ Haarsma

PJ Haarsma, Executive Producer of Con Man on Comic-Con HQ and author of the Softwire Series Rings of Orbis books, sits down with us to discuss the movies that have influenced him to be who he is today.  Join us, as we discuss silk shirts, tuna fishing, sleeping through alien visitations, and the Hogwarts Express to outer space.

Be sure to watch Con Man season 2, starring Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion, available now on Comic-Con HQ.  See if you can spot our host, Cheryl Jones, in select Long Con and Shock-A-Con crowd scenes! Even if you’ve never attended a comic con, you’ll love Con Man and its very funny look at the struggles of actor Wray Nerely to escape his cult sci-fi TV past.

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 49:

Con Man on Comic-Con HQ

Con Man: The Game

Spectrum comic book

Con Man on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram

The Softwire book series

Rings of Orbis online game

Be sure to join us January 23 for episode 50, featuring Hal Lublin, voice actor who you can hear as Omnibus on Mighty Magiswords on Cartoon Network, as well as Welcome to Night Vale podcast and Thrilling Adventure Hour podcast. Hal also co-hosts the We Got This With Mark and Hal podcast and Tights and Fights podcast.

Episode 47: Los Angeles Podcast Festival, part 2 of 3, featuring Janet Varney & Murray Valeriano

Welcome to the second of three special episodes recorded at the 5th annual Los Angeles Podcast Festival, which took place at the Sofitel hotel in Beverly Hills, CA, Sept. 23-25, 2016.  After last year’s festival, we didn’t dare dream our second visit could match the excitement and amazingly good time we’d had.  But, it did!  Whether you are a podcaster or a podcast fan, we urge you to make your plans now for next year’s L.A. Podcast Festival.  We guarantee we’ll be there!

In the boisterous Podcast Lab, we recorded segments with our fellow podcasters and special guests throughout the weekend.  Each guest was asked 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 terrific podcasts and projects mentioned in this episode!

Join us again December 26 for episode 48, our third and final episode from this year’s Los Angeles Podcast Festival, featuring Samm Levine (co-host of Kevin Pollak’s Chat Show and star of Freaks & Geeks), Wayne Federman (comedian, actor, and host of Human Conversation podcast), Todd Glass (comedian and host of The Todd Glass Show), and Dave Anthony (co-founder of the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, comedian, actor, and host of The Dollop podcast).

Also join us January 9 for episode 49 with PJ Haarsma, author of The SoftwireSeries, Rings of Orbis books and Executive Producer of Con Man starring Alan Tudyk and Nathan Fillion on Comic-Con HQ (season 2 now available!).  Be sure to check out the Spectrum comic book and Con Man: The Game!

What do you think of the films chosen by our guests in this episode?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us your thoughts.  Or you can send us a message directly by emailing moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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Episode 44: Bethany Brinton

Bethany Brinton, music composer/arranger/performer, joins us for an animated conversation about the films that have influenced her to be the multi-talented musician she is today.  Listen in, as we discuss hearing voices, when a rat turns on the lightbulb, identifying with Peanuts, and seeing the world through a French horn.

Have a thought to share about Bethany’s influential movie list?  Want to share a film from your own list?  Visit our Contact Us page to send us your thoughts.  Or you can email us directly at moviesmademepod@gmail.com.  We’d love to hear from you!

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Here are links to items of interest mentioned in episode 44:

Bethany Brinton senior recital playlist on YouTube

Musi-Cal live Phineas & Ferb performance playlist on YouTube

Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra

The Reduced Shakespeare Company

The Flying Karamazov Brothers

Be sure to join us November 14 for episode 45 with filmmaker/actor EJ De la Pena, and November 28 for the first of our Los Angeles Podcast Festival episodes!

 

Episode 24: David Blake Lucarelli

David Blake Lucarelli, author of the graphic novel series The Children’s Vampire Hunting Brigade, editor of the horror anthology Winter Horror Days (also featuring our episode 2 guest Janet Joyce Holden) and motion picture ADR Recordist, discusses the films that have influenced him to be the person he is today.  Join us, as we delve into completing the circle, living in other worlds, loving your favorite rock band even when they threaten to sue, and swimming with Cheap Trick.

Have you ever wished you could see a full list of all the amazing films chosen by Movies Made Me guests?  We’ve got you covered!  Just visit our Complete List of Influential Films page to download the list.  It’s a great way to look over all the films mentioned on the show and note the ones you want to watch!

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Here are a few links to items of interest mentioned in episode 24:

The Children’s Vampire Hunting Brigade

Winter Horror Days on Amazon

Horror Writers Association

David Blake Lucarelli on IMDB