The Twin Cities Film Fest (TCFF) is a Minneapolis based non-profit arts organization that is centered around a major mainstream 5-day film festival. TCFF wrapped up their 2nd season in the fall, and Butter City got a chance to talk with Executive Director Jatin Setia, Director of MN Programming, Bobby Marsden and a member of […]
Experienced Cinematographer Michael Hartzel is the focus of this episode of Butter City. You have probably already seen his handy work and didn’t even realize it, that is because millions of people across the world saw his Doritos contest commercial entry during the 2010 Superbowl. In addition to his work on commercials and music videos […]
Featured at the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival ‘I’m Not Black, I’m Coloured: Identity Crisis at the Cape of Good Hope.’ is the first documentary from Producer and Director Kiersten Dunbar Chace. ‘I’m Not Black, I’m Coloured’ explores the legacy of Apartheid in Cape Town, South Africa from the viewpoint of the Cape Coloured. Kiersten […]
Can three directors work together with out killing each other and make an amazing film? Well we found the answer to that question is a resounding YES! ‘Golden Hour’ Co-Directors Molly Katagiri, Carrie Bush, and Carrie Clark also known as MC2(squared) Productions tell Butter City host Joanna Kohler the secret to their working relationship and […]
Filmmaker Amanda Becker talks about her documentary and narrative shorts ‘Secrets’, ‘Pete’s Palace’ and ‘Hole in the Wall’ and on this episode of Butter City. Amanda gives insight on how the Vancouver Film School and IFP/MN’s Fresh Filmmaker grant has influenced her as a filmmaker. Premiered February 25th, 2012.
The makers of ‘Triumph67’ Filmmaker Dan Tanz, Cinematographer Jeremy Wilker and Lead Actor Mohannad Ghawanmeh swing by the Butter City set to talk about their experience of making the film. With each playing a specific role, we get a chance to hear how Triumph 67 was truly a group effort from a diverse group of […]
Actor turned Filmmaker and Duluth native Carrie Boberg is the featured guest on this episode of Butter City. Carrie talks with host Joanna Kohler about the transition she made from being in front of Actor turned Filmmaker and Duluth native Carrie Boberg is the featured guest on this episode of Butter City. Carrie talks with host […]
Writer & Director Matt Osterman and Producer Jennifer Kramer are the team behind the locally made and very spooky ‘Ghost From The Machine’ and are this week’s welcomed guests on this episode of Butter City. We get the opportunity to learn from Osterman how the film went from a script idea to the final edit […]
The Jerome Foundation’s Program Director Robert Byrd joins host Joanna Kohler for an in-depth look at his filmmaking background. Byrd talks about his start in film and shares what drives his love for telling the untold stories such as the stories he tells in his docs ‘Generation Q’ and ‘Short Stories’. Also, in the episode […]
Documentarian and Producer Matt Ehling joins us on the Butter City set to talk about his twenty year career in the film and television industry. Two of his Ehling’s hard-hitting documentaries ‘Urban Warrior’ and ‘Security and the Constitution’ are featured on this episode of Butter City. Ehling shares how cable access and the events of […]
Host Joanna Kohler interviews award-winning Filmmaker Jesse Roesler about his documentaries ‘Man & Machine: A Naked Robotic Love Story’ and ‘Street Cellist: David McGee Profile’. Jesse originally studied to be a hard news journalist, however he soon found that his true calling was in telling the unique stories of everyday people. Premiered January 14th, 2012.
Filmmaker and Educator Craig Laurence Rice the man behind the documentary ‘Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks’ is the featured guest on the premiere episode of the 3rd season of Butter City. Host Joanna Kohler discusses Mr. Rice’s filmmaking roots and his work as educator with students on the Northside of […]