GenreTainment #112 – Actor and Motion Capture Artist Greg LaSalle

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This is episode 112 and we are chatting with actor and motion capture artist Greg LaSalle.

You might have seen him in recent movie Deadpool where he is the face of Colossus. We learn all sorts of cool things about motion capture technology from this veteran of facial motion capture performance whose work has appeared in movies like Marvel’s The Avengers, Guardians of the Galaxy, Gravity, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows.

And we take a behind-the-scenes look at how the character of Colossus was created for Fox’s Deadpool and how Greg was chosen to become Colossus.

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GenreTainment #111 – The X-Files FAQ with writer John Kenneth Muir

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This is episode #111 of GenreTainment and and we are chatting with writer and critic John Kenneth Muir.

John is is an award-winning author of over 27 books in the fields of film & television, with a focus on horror & science fiction. John is also the creator of the award-nominated web series, The House Between, and his blog, Reflections on Film/TV was named one of the “top 100” film study blogs on the Net.

We are talking about his book The X-Files FAQ: All That’s Left to Know About Global Conspiracy, Aliens, Lazarus Species, and Monsters of the Week and the return of the X-Files to television. It is a fun walk down memory lane about the show and it’s spin-offs.

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GenreTainment #110 – Writer Garrett Robinson

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This is episode #110 of GenreTainment and and we are chatting with indie author, YouTuber and filmmaker Garrett Robinson.

After publishing his first work in December of 2012, Robinson has published 9 science fiction & fantasy books (Nightblade, Midrealm, Touch, etc) with many more in development. We discuss how he got started with filmmaking which evolved into writing books. We also learn how he approaches writing and he shares a number of tips for other indie creators.

We learn about his new Legendary line of books he is writing with Sterling & Stone and much more. Oh, and we go on a slight but hopefully interesting tangent about Marvel’s Netflix series Jessica Jonesand the lack of females roles in fantasy.

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GenreTainment #109 – Writer Alan Baxter

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It’s episode 109 and we are chatting with dark fantasy, horror and sci-fi writer Alan Baxter.

Baxter is an international master of kung fu who writes novels, novellas and short stories full of magic, monsters and yes, martial arts. Baxter tells us about his infamous first story he wrote when he was 7-years old, his non-fiction book Write The Fight Right, his Alex Caine martial arts/fantasy series, his fantasy novels, his many horror/fantasy/sci-fi short stories, and his martial arts background.

We also discuss his approach to writing, tips on writing fights, tips on writing in general… how Alan is Marx’s clone… and much more.

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GenreTainment #108 – With Horror Writer Jeffrey Thomas

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It’s episode 108 and we go a little dark and scary with prolific horror/scifi author Jeffrey Thomas.

Thomas was a finalist for both the Bram Stoker Award and the John W. Campbell Award. We discuss how he became an author and what draws him to the genres of horror, science fiction, and Lovecraftian fiction. We also talk about the origins of his Punktown setting, the Kickstarter for a Punktown comic book anthology, the Punktown roleplaying game, tips for writing, and much more.

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GenreTainment #107 – Cast of Haven and Filmmaker Arthur Vincie

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It’s episode 107 and we have two great interviews for you this time.

First up, we spoke with two of the stars of SyFy Channel’s TV series Haven. Emily Rose (Audrey Parker) and Adam Copeland (Dwight Hendrickson) discuss their experiences acting on this sci-fi series and some favorite moments of the final season.

Then we have an interview with Writer/Director Arthur Vincie about his scifi film Found In Time. We learn more about how the film was made and get some great tips for filmmakers.

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GenreTainment #106 – Featuring Writer Monica Leonelle

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It’s episode 106 and we are chatting with writer Monica Leonelle. She is a successful indie author of fiction and non-fiction. She wrote the excellent book Write Better, Faster and has many new books that just hit Amazon and many more coming out soon. If you are a writer, then you don’t want to miss this episode.

We discuss Leonelle’s unique path to becoming a writer, learn a bunch of tips for writing faster, how to use dictation software, how to use Periscope, talk about her different book series, and much more.

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Guest’s Favorite Quote 
It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” ― Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice

 

GenreTainment #105 – Featuring Writer and Filmmaker Christopher Kentworthy

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For this 105th episode we are chatting with Christopher Kentworthy, the author of the bestselling Master Shots series of books. We’ll talk to him about writing and filmmaking, and learn more about his Master Shots books (Volume 1: 100 Advanced Camera Techniques, Volume 2: Shooting Great Dialogue Scenes, Volume 3: The Director’s Vision) and his newest book Shoot Like Tarantino.

We discuss how he first became involved in writing and filmmaking, talk about his fiction writing, discuss what TV shows & movies he thinks are doing their cinematography the best, and he shares tips for writers & directors.

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GenreTainment #104 – Featuring Writer Christy Marx

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For this 104th episode we are chatting with game, animation and comic book writer Christy Marx. Christy was one of our first guests on the show back when we started GenreTainment and we are thrilled to have her back.

She has written for classic animation series like GI Joe, Spider-Man and the His Amazing Friends & Jem and the Holograms, also written for comic books like Birds of Prey & Amethyst: Sword Of Sorcery, and has written for a number of video games and TV shows. She is also the author of the book Writing for Animation, Comics and Games.

We discuss how she became involved in writing, about her various projects, her thoughts on the upcoming Jem live-action film, tips for writers, and much more.

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GenreTainment #103 – Featuring Filmmaker Daryn Murphy and Actor Matt Lunsford

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For this 103rd episode we are chatting with Writer/ Director Daryn Murphy, creator of the time travel series Time Keeper, and actor Matt Lunsford who stars as Mitch Manners on Time Keeper. We learn more about this fun time travel web series, the Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for season 3, and get tips about crowdfunding & acting.

Oh, and we also learn about Daryn’s sercret first film, if Matt is really British and what makes a good time traveling pet.

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