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Cinematic Immunity Launches Season 2

Cinematic Immunity Launches Season 2

After a long hiatus, Cinematic Immunity launches for another round of great interviews and brand new content.  This year, we tackle independent film distribution and sales, VFX in the modern world and a host of other topics as we continue to sit down with entertainment veterans from across the range of crafts that work in the entertainment industry.

Starting this Thursday, May 5th, Cinqo de Mayo, we are releasing a brand new episode, picking up where we left off with Visual Effects Cinematographer Christopher Lee Warren.  We recorded this interview with the intention of releasing it nearly two years ago and are excited to bring you a blast from the past.  Louis and Bryan will be back the following week to check in and catch everyone up with something brand new.

Meanwhile, stay tuned into Cinematic Immunity on Social Media. We are posting new links and content all the time.

Resolution Independent

Resolution Independent

Happy Thanksgiving, Cinemaniacs! What are you thankful for this year? We here at Cinematic Immunity are grateful for many things: For the wise and witty guests that have sat down with us each week since our first episode back in February, for the generous support of our friends, families and colleagues - including Steve Hopkins, for providing the space to sit down with those guests! - and, of course, we're thankful for our loyal listeners, for subscribing to the podcast and sharing Cinematic Immunity with your friends week after week. Thank you all for helping Cinematic Immunity continue to grow and bring you first-person stories about the art and craft of movie-making! We couldn't do it without you - and we wouldn't want to anyway!

Now, just because we're about to slip into our annual food-comas doesn't mean we're not going to have a brand new episode for you when we wake up in a few days... On Tuesday, we'll bring you an interview with cinematographer and visual effects master, Christopher Warren

Like so many C.I. guests before him, Chris Warren is a third-generation filmmaker. He was, "...born with an Academy Award already in the family," (that of his grandfather, Gene Warren), and grew up experiencing the magic of Hollywood in ways that most of us can only dream of.  In one story you'll hear in episode 35, Chris recalls being a child and asking his father, Gene Warren, Jr., what he was doing. His dad's reply? "We're making boots for Planet of the Apes." 

It isn't hard to understand why Chris says things like, "I love what I do, so I can't wait to get to work," and, "I can't see myself doing anything else."

On Tuesday, whip up a leftover-turkey sandwich, grab another slice of pumpkin pie, and check back right here for more of Chris Warren's tales of growing up on-set, and get his take on the past, present and future of visual effects and filmmaking. 

Focusing on Technique

Focusing on Technique

We sit down with the focus puller that wrote the big red book on being a 1st AC, Doug Hart.  Learn more about his story and experiences on Tuesday, August 12 when we release the Doug Hart Episode on Cinematic Immunity. Meanwhile, check out this page to see his full bio.

Bullitt to Blood Relatives; How Jim Edwards got his Start

Bullitt to Blood Relatives; How Jim Edwards got his Start

As Jim would tell the story, he was minding his own business when he was nearly run over bhy Steve McQueen during the making of the film Bullitt.  He has since gone on to take his own part in movie making history.  Currently, he owns Barking Weasel Productions which handles all of his Directing/Production requirements and Ace and Edie HD is his 4K editing studio located in a massive warehouse in downtown Los Angeles for editing jobs.