Assorted Kinds
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Assorted Kinds Podcast

Making movies seems like an impossible endeavor for most. Limited resources. Self doubt. Real life obligations that come first but never go away. You aren’t the only one with these excuses, and making movies doesn’t have to be as hard as you make it out to be. Every month, join members of the Assorted Kinds Film Collective as they explore how to push past excuses to get passion projects made. From seasoned to first time filmmakers, this podcast explores the juicy behind the scenes stories of each month’s Assorted Kinds release and cracks open each filmmaker’s struggles, fears, failures and accomplishments.  Whether you enjoy hearing stories about filmmakers overcoming obstacles to get their projects completed, or have a burning desire to bootstrap your own film projects, this podcast is a direct line into the heart and soul of independent filmmaking.

Making "Pre-Recorded Therapist" -- ASK003

In this episode we dig in with writer/director Derek Scully to unpack his comedy short “Pre-Recorded Therapist” which explores what happens when a patient gets cleverly bamboozled by her therapist. Derek is joined by crew members Matt Devino, Nicole Castillo, Christopher Ryan Laughter, and David Gallardo. We’ll discuss how and why the filmmaker’s chose to make this movie the way they did, where the concept originated, explore the differences between sketch comedy and short film and share some life lessons about navigating the industry, surviving as a filmmaker in Los Angeles and making short films such as this.