Writer & Director Matthew Stenerson and Cinematographer & Director Jeremy Wilker are the duo behind the Minnesota made film ‘Death to Prom’. Both Jeremy and Matthew discussed the process of putting together, and making the crowd funded film with Host Joanna Kohler. ‘Death to Prom’ was locally-shot so keep an eye out for cool locations […]
“I am an artist, a mentor and a professional. My life revolves around the work of In Progress and all of the amazing people that I have connected with through my role as a media artist and organizer. I made my first films as a child but did not seriously consider filmmaking as a career […]
Mark Wojahn’s artwork has been shown in the Midwest in galleries and is in many private collections. His films have toured several times across the U.S.A. and have been exhibited as far as Holland and the Czech Republic. Mark’s commercial art dept. work has brought him work all over the Midwest and to California.
“I am a digital native who thrives in online cultures and develops ideas at the intersection of culture and technology. I have a passion for innovation, creativity, and all things digital. I posses a talent for inspiring confidence and collaboration into others. I have a knack for observing the cultural marketplace thoroughly enough to think […]
Minneapolis-based writer/director Nicole Brending is a graduate of Columbia University’s MFA Film Program. She is a three-time Jerome Foundation Grant recipient, a former McKnight Screenwriting Fellow, as well as the winner of the Ezra Litwak Award for Distinction in Screenwriting. Her feature project Preservation was the only American project selected for the 2011 Berlinale Co-Production Market and […]
After spending 13 years in Minneapolis, Senior Colorist Oscar Oboza has recently started at Optimus in Chicago. Mr. Oboza has over 20 years of experience stylizing and enhancing images for commercials, music videos and independent features/shorts. Some of his work that is highlighted on this episode are the commercials spots for Target, Mini Cooper, JC […]
The creator of the animated works ‘Wargoon Flishe’ and ‘Walker and Driver’, Independent Animator John Akre is interviewed by Host Joanna Kohler on the Butter City set. The talented Mr. Akre is also a comic book artist & writer, creates documentary video work and is a teaching artist.
Digital Filmmaker Nick Clausen stops by the Butter City set to talk about his documentaries ‘Sidewalk Sonata’, ‘Derailed’, and ‘Iny (Iny Asian Dance Theater)’. Plus, Nick has over 20 years of experience ranging from television news, corporate videos, and outdoor productions. We also learn the he is an experienced Cinematographer and Editor.
Host Joanna Kohler interviews award-winning Filmmaker Mark Tang about his start in film, and his documentary ‘Open Season’ and the companion project ‘American Woods’ on this episode of Butter City. During their discussion we learn why Mr. Tang is interested in telling stories that inspire compassion and understanding between people. When not working on his […]
Award-winning Director and Producer Melissa Butts is featured guest on the premiere episode of the 4th season of Butter City! Host Joanna Kohler interviews Melissa Butts the Founder and CEO of Minneapolis-based, Melrae Pictures about her career as a filmmaker. Ms. Butts is internationally recognized as a leading authority and creator of 3D films such […]