The BlatzCast

The BlatzCast

Are you interested in filmmaking? Perhaps you're trying to break into the film industry? Or maybe you just want to know about all the different artists and their stories. The BlatzCast is the podcast for you! I, Michael Blatz, sit down with members of the film industry to explore how they got their start, what projects they are working on, and all the steps they took along the way to make it in the world of film.

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March 22, 2021 58 min

Spencer Streichert is an actor, producer, stunt man, and comedian, of Metis, German and Nordic descent, living in Calgary, AB. Sit back and listen as we take you through the timelines of these events. Going through everything Spencer did to keep pushing forward.

Join us as we talk about Spencer's latest project White Mocha, a short documentary about James Moore entering the world of stand-up comedy and how he was met with discr...

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Aaron had always been a creative guy, coming up with original ideas and envisioning films that he would one day make. I sit down to talk with my friend and colleague about how he got started working in film and how he learned through trial and error to make his visions come to life on the big screen. Aaron and I recently worked together on a short film called The Orbs that is in submission in the My Rode Reel film competition. Chec...

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Nathaniel Sutton has dedicated his life to making and sharing music. Working as a composer for over 2 years now, Nathaniel Sutton has a variety of experience composing music for short / feature length films and using his musical talents while on stage as Brother Octopus. Michael Blatz sits down with Nathaniel Sutton to talk about how he got started, what kind of schooling he did, and his new Music For Film Business that is availabl...

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Jill Maria Robinson to talk about how she got started working in the film industry and how that lead her to start I'm Here With Magazine. She talks about the value of community and the important things a person should do and keep in mind to work and achieve success in the industry.

Jill is a known Actor, PR, and Publisher from Romania, adopted and raised in Calgary, AB. Jill Maria is most known for her principle acting role as V...

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Randy Brososky sits down to talk about how he got started working in the film industry and how that lead him to write the award-winning series Necessary Evil. Randy worked with Telus Story Hive to acquire funding for the project. He continues to write new and engaging stories and continue to work on Necessary Evil.

Randy Brososky
Necessary Evil: http://www.necessaryevilseries.com/

Randy Brososky Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ra...

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I talk with Dylan Pearce about how he got his start in film, Why he went to film school, and where he is now in his Directing Journey. We also got talking about Baby Blues, His first feature film along with winning his awards and working in Alberta.

Dylan Pearce
Baby Blues Behind The Scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ckg5qB9dVfk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR20uBCEOnf-Yu6_VCkCvIwbMU2f7yBBytyuTaoeUwgeTcWmRy4WJ2...

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Michael sits down with Dylan Pearce to talk about the first Red Deer College Motion Picture Arts Feature film. Dylan talks about how bringing on an A-list actress brought the film from a student project to a unionized Indie Film. How fast they learned, and the challenges met along the way.

Dylan Pearce
Baby Blues Behind The Scenes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ckg5qB9dVfk&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR20uBCEOnf-Y...

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Michael sits down with Ileia Goode to talk about how she got started with acting along with what it was like to move to the UK and work as background in a variety of films. She talks about everything she learned and what the European film industry is like.

Ileia Goode
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/starbr1te/

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Podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/BlatzFilms

BlatzFilms Instagram: https://www.instagra...

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Michael sits down with Jamie Rauch to talk about the top mistakes producers make when producing a film, How Jamie got started in the film industry, along with his book The Art of Filmmaking.
They also had the chance to discuss Jamies, not for profit Light In Film, and the work that he is doing to help the people that work in the film industry.

Jamie Rauch
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theart_of_filmmaking/

Light In Film: https:...

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Michael sits down with George Popov, the director of The Droving currently available on Amazon Prime Video. we talk about making the film along with the challenges of releasing a film in the current Covid19 world crises. They also talk about how George got started in the film industry, how he learned from his first film Hex, and where he inspiration for The Droving came from.

George Popov:
LinkedIn: bit.ly/GeorgePopovLinkedIn

Twitter:...

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Michael sits down with Jaida and Jenna to discuss there time in film school along with how what made them interested in working in the film industry and pursuing schooling. They talk a little about school vs working in the film industry instead.

Jaida Hiebert
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jaida_h_photography/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCkFtrWDw5ri4PCwVlQx9jMg/featured


Jenna Brige
Instagram: https://www.instagram.co...

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I talk with Lee Lopez on how he got started working as an actor. We talk about the successful year he has had. We dive deep into how to manage your expectations when auditions and how to deal with the criticism and feedback from others.

Lee Lopez
Website: https://leeandlopez.wixsite.com/website?fbclid=IwAR04kzF18aLeK7Dud7txjYw2HEGCDYeXkG5Ys9E1W2yveOfKSYX1axREevU

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/leeloslife/

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Michael sits down with Shae Paterson and discusses how he got started by cold calling people and being contracted under marketing companies to film contracts. They also talk about owning your own gear, buying gear, the use of social media and the power of it.

Shae Patterson DP
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pg/shaepatersondp/posts/?ref=page_internal

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/stickboyreturns

Website: https://www.shaep...

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Michael talks with Jerry Lambert about how he got started in writing and how he is motivated. Then goes into his creative journey asking what keeps him motivated along the way and how he stays creative.

Jerry Lane Lambert II
Website: https://leifgjones.com/

BlatzCast - Michael Blatz
Podcast on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/BlatzFilms

BlatzFilms Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/blatzfilms/

BlatzFilms Facebook: https://www.facebook....

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Michael sits down with Aimbree Lauren to talk about the things she learned while producing a short series in Alberta. Along with what she does for work and what her future plans are for going into the Canadian film industry

Aimbree Lauren Social Media Pages
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/aimbreelaurenofficial/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/aimbreeB

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/aimbree.lauren/

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