Double Down Film Show

Selma: Official Trailer

January 1, 2015 Double Down Film Show

Ava DuVernay’s latest film “Selma” is awesome. It’s been a pleasure watching the journey from marketing maven to award-winning filmmaker, including the first African-American woman to win Best Director at Sundance (for her film “Middle of Nowhere”). “Selma” will be released wide on January 9th. In the meantime, check out our podcast interview with Ava […]

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Episode 82: Issa Rae and Awkward Black Girl

December 6, 2011 Double Down Film Show

On the final Double Down Film Show of the Fall 2011 semester we’ll be rapping with comedian Issa Rae, who is the Writer/Director and Star of the popular web series, Awkward Black Girl. Issa’s series chronicles the comedic everyday social misadventures of a young woman that doesn’t quite fit in…anywhere…

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Episode 81: Alrick Brown + Kinyarwanda

November 28, 2011 Double Down Film Show

One of the things we pride ourselves on with this show is that we talk to tomorrow’s indie filmmaker’s today, such is the case with one of our early guests, Writer/Director – Alrick Brown, who’s back to discuss the incredible rise of his first indie feature, Kinyarwanda, an intense and moving drama about the people affected by the Rwandan genocide…

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Episode 80: Writer/Director Matthew Cherry

November 14, 2011 Double Down Film Show

On our 80th epic episode of The Double Down Film Show we’re gonna run through the unique journey of self-taught Writer/Director, Matthew Cherry. In the span of just a few years Matthew went from NFL Player for the Jacksonville Jaquars to Production Assistant to directing his first feature film, the new football drama The Last Fall, which features some major Hollywood talent including Keith David, Nicole Beharie and Lance Gross…

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Episode 79: Al Thompson (Actor, Writer, Director, Producer)

November 5, 2011 Double Down Film Show

On the next episode of the Double Down Film Show multi-hyphenate actor/writer/producer/director Al Thompson of ValDean Entertainment will be breaking down the web series game and how actors and content creators can take charge of their own career and cut out the middle man…

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Episode 78: Production Workflow!

October 24, 2011 Double Down Film Show

It’s all about Production Workflow on the next Double Down Film Show. In another one of our special semi-annual keynote addresses, we’re going to walk you through all the physical steps of production from load-in to returning the equipment and share with you all of our insights, practical tips and production practices that we only learned the hard way…

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