Anonymous Force Behind 2D Animation YouTube Channel with 1M subscribers, Javadoodles Collaborates with Puberty Podcast Podcrushed

Exclusive Interviews Monday, January 23, 2023
In our latest interview, we talked to the anonymous creative mind behind Javadoodles, a whimsical, digital animation YouTube Channel featuring 2D drink-based animation characters. Javadoodles’ infectious adult humor is enjoyed by over one million subscribers and their most popular video, “I Guess I’m Not Ready to be an Adult,” has 23 million views.

How the Magical Sets of Hallmark Christmas Movies Are Designed

Exclusive Interviews Friday, January 13, 2023
Jordan Ninkovich is the production designer responsible for creating the beautiful sets found in the recent Hallmark movies The Holiday Sitter and Time for Him to Come Home for Christmas. In this interview, Jordan shares the experience of working on Hallmark’s first LGBTQ+ movie and designing a set from a completely blank slate for The Holiday Sitter, as well as how the score of Time for Him to Come Home for Christmas influenced its production design and how he created a magical feel in the realistic sets of the Christmas Fair and candy store.

Anatomy of a Scene: Amanda Sonnenschein on The Game

Exclusive Interviews Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Amanda Sonnenschein is an acclaimed director, writer, and producer based in Los Angeles and New York City. Working across a multitude of genres and media including horror, drama, comedy and animation, Sonnenschein has had a prolific past two years, directing five projects since March of 2020.

Natasha Braier, ASC CDF: Shooting Driving Scenes for "She Said" at Carstage

Exclusive Interviews Thursday, January 5, 2023
Cinematographer Nastasha Braier, ASC CDF (The Neon Demon, Gloria Bell, Honey Boy), speaks to lessons learned during her first-time filming on a virtual vehicle process stage. A mid-production decision brought the crew of the investigative journalist drama She Said (produced by Plan B/Anapurna/Universal) to Carstage in Long Island City where Braier quickly developed innovative ways to make the most out of their shooting day. She Said was one of the early feature films to shoot at the New York LED stage, which services production throughout planning, content preparation, LED panel positioning, live on-set programming and color correction.