Tuesday, October 21, 2014

EPISODE 165: BREA GRANT (PART 3)

In Episode 165, Trev and AJ pit the LA musical theatre scene against the NYC scene, get schooled on why it's *really* called a "step and repeat," and chat about freelancing with multiple representation versus strategizing with single representation. Then Trev sits down for the third and final part of his chat actor / writer / producer Brea Grant (Dexter, Friday Night Lights, Heroes) on her unlikely journey as an actress, writer, and producer. Best. Interview series. Ever. Total running time: 1:01:22.



Brea's Links for Episode 165:
- IMDB | BreaGrant.com | @breagrant

Picks of the Week:
'Nice Things' @ Rogue Machine (Trev) | Hedwig and the Angry Inch: iTunes / IMDB (AJ)
Ex-Heroes (Listener Pick via Jenni G.)

Soundcloud | Stitcher | iTunes

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

EPISODE 164: BREA GRANT (PART 2)

In Episode 164, Trev and AJ share some exciting podcast news, as well as the release of recent IAP guest Joshua Caldwell’s recent feature film (IAP listener discount alert!). AJ recounts his hunt for the perfect thrival job, his recent auditions, and what a “JAM” session is. Then Trev sits down for Part 2 of 3-part chat with actor / writer / producer Brea Grant (Dexter, Friday Night Lights, Heroes) on her unlikely journey as an actress, writer, and producer. Total running time: 53:43.



Brea's Links for Episode 164:
- IMDB | BreaGrant.com | @breagrant

Also Mentioned:
- We're also now on Soundcloud and Stitcher
- NEW THING: We're kicking around Insider Notes (Episode 163) – what do you think? Yay or meh?

- LAYOVER – the awesome micro budget feature film from recent IAP guest Joshua Caldwell:



Check it out and support indie film – Standard ($5.95) / DIY Bundle ($8.95)*
* use code "acting" if discount is not already applied

Picks of the Week:
Serial (Trev) | The West Wing (AJ)
How Millionaires Schedule Their Day + 1-page Productivity Tool (Listener Pick via Grace G.)

Soundcloud | Stitcher | iTunes

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

EPISODE 163: BREA GRANT (PART 1)

In Episode 163, Trev and AJ chat about setting goals versus solving problems, how to shift the way the industry sees you, and why we should all take everything – every award, criticism, and bit of feedback – with a grain of salt. Then Trev sits down for Part 1 of his 3-part chat with actor / writer / producer Brea Grant (Dexter, Friday Night Lights, Heroes) on her unlikely journey as an actress, writer, and producer. Total running time: 1:11:59.



Brea's Links for Episode 163:
IMDB | BreaGrant.com | @breagrant

Also Mentioned:
NEW AND FREE! 'Insider Notes' for Episode 163
truthteller59.wordpress.com (Listener Pick via Freddie V.)

Picks of the Week:
Song Exploder (Trev) | The Following (AJ)

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

EPISODE 162: ERIC ENGLAND (PART 3)

In Episode 162, Trev and AJ recap AJ’s experience at the People’s Climate March and hash out a strategy for building targeted relationships with casting offices – in the context of (dun dun dun) paid casting director workshops. Then Trev sits down for the third and final part of his conversation with filmmaker Eric England (Contracted, Madison County), to chat about emotional and career longevity. Total running time: 1:03:36.



Eric's Links for Episode 162:
- IMDB
- Eric's Blog
- @eric_england
- Vimeo (featuring the Contracted, Madison County, and Roadside official trailers)

Good Stuff Mentioned in Episode 162:
- NEW! The IAP iOS app!

- Mission Blue (Trev's Pick)
- avaaz.org (AJ's Pick)
- The Body Book by Cameron Diaz (IAP Team Pick via Community Manager Deborah Smith)

// Direct download: Episode 162 (30.8 MB)

Thanks for listening!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

EPISODE 161: ERIC ENGLAND (PART 2)

In Episode 161, Trev and AJ dig delve into what "inner peace" looks and feels like in an industry of ups and downs, explore whether it's age or education, and chat about the freedom it can bring to the room, the work, and relationships. Then Trev sits down with for Part 2 of his chat with filmmaker Eric England (Contracted, Madison County), to chat about the ins and outs of financing a first film, and tackling the distribution beast. Total running time: 1:10:11.


Eric's Links for Episode 161:
- IMDB
- Eric's Blog
- @eric_england
- Vimeo (featuring the Contracted, Madison County, and Roadside official trailers)

Good Stuff Mentioned in Episode 161:
- NEW! The IAP iOS app!

- The Happiness of Pursuit by Chris Guillebeau (Trev's Pick)
- Your Heart's Desire: Instructions for Creating the Life You Want by Sonia Choquette (AJ's Pick)
- Philippe Petit's Moment of Concern Walking the WTC Tightrope (Listener Pick via Patron Michael P.)

// Direct download: Episode 161 (33.8 MB)

Thanks for listening!