Behind the Screen

Behind the Screen is now The Film Show.  Information and archived audio from 2012 forward can be found at kboo.fm/TheFilmShow.

The Film Show has a new name but the same mission, to feature insights, interviews, and events related to the independent film scene. The program airs the 4th Thursday of each month from 11:30am to 12 noon.

Episode Archive

Behind the Screen on 01/26/12

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Thu, 01/26/2012 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Filmmaker Joanna Priestly on her six new films

Local filmmaker Joanna Priestly talks about her upcoming screening of six new films she made in the past two years, including three world premieres: Dear Pluto, Split Ends and Choking Hazard, plus Eye Liner (2011), Out of Shape (2011), the Exposé Slideshow,Missed Aches and a sneak preview of a brand new interactive piece, Clam Bake (2012).

January 28, 2012 at 7 PM

Northwest Film Center - Portland Art Museum

1219 SW Park, Portland, OR

Behind the Screen on 10/27/11

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Thu, 10/27/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Northwest Filmmakers' Festival, BarCamp and Chel White

Behind the Screen previews the upcoming Northwest Filmmakers' Festival.  We'll find out about BarCamp, the free "un-conference" for local filmmakers.  And director Chel White will be live in the studio to talk about his first feature, "Bucksville."

Behind the Screen on 09/22/11

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Thu, 09/22/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Flying Focus Video Collective's 20th anniversary, Filmusik's Organ Grinders screening series

On this month's show, host Jenn Chavez speaks with Dan Handelman and PC Peri, two of the founding members of the Flying Focus Video Collective, which is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Also, we'll feature a piece on the upcoming screening series Organ Grinders, brought to you by Filmusik. This month, Jenn talked to Filmusik's Galen Huckins and members of the ensemble Jazz West Multiverse about their scoring of Josef von Sternberg's 1927 gangster noir classic Underworld. Stay tuned, folks!

Behind the Screen on 06/23/11

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Thu, 06/23/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Entering and Navigating Film Festivals

So, you have made a film...now what to do with it? On this month's show, we talk about entering and navigating film festivals.

Natalie Butto hosts, along with guests Ian McCluskey, NW Documentary, Producer CK Lichenstein, and Filmmaker/Instructor Greg Kerr.

Listeners are invited to call in with questions and insights.

Tune in for this discussion, as well as the upcoming film events calendar.

Behind the Screen on 05/26/11

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Thu, 05/26/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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"How To Die in Oregon" and the Mel Blanc tribute at P.S.U.
Jenn Chavez talks with documentarian Peter Richardson, whose film "How To Die in Oregon" premieres Thursday night on H.B.O.  And S.W. Conser brings us news about the upcoming Mel Blanc centennial tribute at P.S.U., as well as this summer's Cinema Arts Camp for kids.
 

Behind the Screen on 04/28/11

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Thu, 04/28/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Summer filmmaking education for youth

"I know what you did this summer"...

Host Natalie Butto features filmmaking education opportunities for youth this summer. Guests include representatives from NW Film Center, NW Documentary, and Project Youth Doc (Hollywood Theater/Film Action Oregon).

Tune in for an opportunity to become a KBOO member and receive film tickets.

Behind the Screen on 03/24/11

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Thu, 03/24/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Film Action Oregon

  Today's program looks at the recent changes at Film Action Oregon. Scheduled guests include Doug Whyte, FAO's new executive director, and Dan Halsted, curator of the Grindhouse Film Festival and PIFF After Dark, now head programmer at the Hollywood Theatre.  And we'll pay a visit to the Animate It! workshop for young filmmakers.

Behind the Screen on 02/24/11

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Thu, 02/24/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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POWFest Women's Film Festival

Host Natalie Butto previews POWFest, Portland's Women's Film Festival, with Executive Director Tara Johnson-Medinger, and curators of film shorts "Kid on Hip, Camera in Hand". Stay tuned for this as well as the upcoming film calendar.

Behind the Screen on 01/27/11

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Thu, 01/27/2011 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Cascade Festival of African Film, Portland Int'l Film Festival, 48 Go Green

Host Natalie Butto previews the Cascade Festival of African FilmsThe Portland International Film Festival, and 48 Go Green (a 48-hour environmental film competition), with guests from representative organizations. Stay tuned for an opportunity to become a KBOO member and get thank you film tickets~

Behind the Screen on 11/25/10

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Thu, 11/25/2010 - 11:30am - 12:00pm
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Interviews from the NW Film Festival

Producer and Host Natalie Butto goes Behind the Screen at the NW Film and Video Festival, and shares interviews with filmmakers Elijah Hasan, Nathaniel Bennett, Andy Blubaugh, and Mary DeFrees.

Festival Manager Thomas Phillipson also talks about the Festival overview; and workshop presenter Rory Golden (NY Foundation for the Arts) shares insights on networking for artists.

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Northwest Filmmakers Festival

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Thu, 10/27/2011

Host S.W. Conser previews the locally-sourced Northwest Filmmakers Festival, which runs from November 11th through the 20th.  Thomas Phillipson introduces listeners to the 5th annual BarCamp "un-conference," a free leaderless event designed to encourage local filmmakers to meet and exchange information.  Back at the KBOO studios, Chel White and Laura McGie talk about their debut feature, Bucksville, the closing night film at the NWFF.  And as always, Jenn Chavez brings listeners her calendar of the most offbeat film events for the coming month.

Additional audio of Chel White and Laura McGie to be posted soon.  Check back in at the Behind the Screen page.

Behind the Screen, September 2011

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Thu, 09/22/2011

On this month's show, host Jenn Chavez speaks with Dan Handelman and PC Peri, two of the founding members of the Flying Focus Video Collective. They're celebrating the 20th anniversary of their cable access show on activism and public policy with rebroadcasts of yearly retrospectives and an event at the Red and Black Cafe on November 17th. Also, we'll feature a piece on the ongoing monthly screening series Organ Grinders, brought to you by Filmusik at the Hollywood Theatre.  This month, Jenn talked to Filmusik's Galen Huckins and members of the ensemble Jazz West Multiverse about their live scoring of Josef von Sternberg's 1927 gangster noir classic Underworld.

Music Video Mashups at Time Based Art

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Thu, 08/25/2011

Brock Fansler and Eva Aguila, the creators of the Portland Community Media show Experimental Half Hour, are bringing their mix of cutting-edge music, choreography, video art, and improvised performance to The Works, the after-hours venue for PICA's annual Time-Based Art festival.  Host S.W. Conser talks to Brock and Eva about the future of cable access, the local and international live performance scenes, and the challenges of guerrilla cooking.

Object Stories / Historias de Objetos

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Thu, 07/28/2011

The Northwest Film Center, in collaboration with Teatro Milagro (Miracle Theater Group) has produced a series of short documentaries about significant objects in the lives of local residents.  Filmmakers Maya Muñoz-Tobon and Ivonne Saed, along with musician and editor Geraldo Calderon and School of Film faculty member Sue Arbuthnot join host S.W. Conser to expand on the concepts of remembrance, displacement, iconography, collection, and value.

Entering and Navigating Film Festivals

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Thu, 06/23/2011

You made a film...now what to do with it? On this month's show, we talk about entering and navigating film festivals.

Natalie Butto hosts, along with guests Ian McCluskey, NW Documentary, Producer CK Lichenstein, and Filmmaker/Instructor Greg Kerr.

Tune in for this interactive discussion, as well as the upcoming film events calendar.

Documentarian Peter Richardson, Mel Blanc Centennial, and Summer Film Camps

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Thu, 05/26/2011

On this month's edition of Behind the Screen, Jenn Chavez talks with Oregon documentarian Peter Richardson about his new feature How To Die in Oregon, which premieres tonight on HBO after winning the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival.  Meanwhile, S.W. Conser asks Malory Graham about the controversy between Seattle's Reel Grrls foundation and Comcast; Bev Standish previews this summer's Cinema Arts Camp in Portland; and Dennis Nyback and Craig Adams celebrate the centennial of voice artist Mel Blanc with a series of screenings and presentations throughout May and June.

  • Length: 40:23 minutes (16.17 MB)
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Filmmaking classes/camps for youth

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Thu, 04/28/2011

"I know what you did this summer"...

Host Natalie Butto features filmmaking education opportunities for youth this summer.

Guests include representatives from NW Film Center, NW Documentary, Portland Community Media, and the Hollywood Theatre's Project Youth Doc.

We discussed film classes/camps, what youth are learning and expressing, and the value of these programs.

Jenn Chavez also shares the upcoming film events calendar.

Big Changes at Film Action Oregon

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Thu, 03/24/2011

photo by Rachel StoneDoug Whyte, Film Action Oregon's new executive director, shares his visions for community-based programming at Portland's Hollywood Theatre.  Doug is joined by Dan Halsted, curator of the Grindhouse Film Festival and PIFF After Dark, who's been named head programmer of Film Action Oregon. Dan tells the story of uncovering a treasure trove of classic kung-fu movies in an abandoned cinema.  Plus, we pay a visit to Animate It!, a local filmmaking workshop for children.

 

Photo:  Strange Powers by Rachel Stone.

POWFest Women's Film Festival, Green Light Night movie trailer contest

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Thu, 02/24/2011

Host Natalie Butto previews POWFest, Portland's Women's Film Festival, with Executive Director Tara Johnson-Medinger, and Enie Vaisburd, curator of film shorts "Kid on Hip, Camera in Hand". 

Conch Conser shares a conversation with Tony Lux about Green Light Night movie trailer contest; and Jenn Chavez announces the upcoming film calendar.

Behind the Screen Film Calendar -Jan/Feb.

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Thu, 01/27/2011

Jenn Chavez brings you a calendar of upcoming film events.

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Special programming in November

Behind the Screen will be pre-empted in November for special Thanksgiving Day programming.  We will return on December 24 at 11:30am.

 

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