Tennessee Filmmaker

Knoxville Film Festival Executive Director and Filmmaker Keith McDaniel talks about indie filmmaking in East Tennessee and around the region as well as interviews local filmmakers about their latest projects.
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Jun 24, 2016

Our guests for this week are 2015 Knoxville Film Festival Emerging Filmmaker Edy Recendez and actor/writer/man-about-town Mike Stanley. Edy shares his filmmaking journey and how he and his friends started their own production company and Mike shares his thoughts and insights on being a working actor in East Tennessee. We also reveal one more of the genres for this year's 7-Day Shootout Filmmaking Competition. 

Jun 17, 2016

This week's episode is a little longer than usual but worth every minute. Guests for the entire podcast are filmmakers Jeff Delaney and Jamison Stalsworth. Jeff gives us the lowdown on the origins of timed filmmaking competitions in Knoxville while Jamison and I discuss the famous "vomit ban" for the 7-Day Shootout. Plus, we talk about a whole lot of other things including the infamous "Meltdown at the Bucket Awards". And, we reveal one more of the genres for this years KFF 7-Day Shootout Filmmaking Competition.

Jun 10, 2016

Guests for this episode include local film gurus Luke Dye and Sam Comer. Luke shares his love (and talent) for Rap and Sam shares stories from the filmmaking "trenches". AND, we reveal yet another of the genres that will be used for the upcoming Knoxville Film Festival 7-Day Shootout!

Jun 3, 2016

Guests for this episode include Leigh Ann Jernigan and Jeff Snell. Leigh Ann talks about acting, filmmaking, writing and the Fantastik! Summer Film Series she is hosting this summer at Open Chord in Knoxville. Jeff Snell reveals the origins of the infamous Dick Chicken and also shares "5 Things overheard in the green room" at the 2015 Knoxville Film Festival. And, last but not least, we reveal yet another of the genres for the upcoming KFF 7-Day Shootout Filmmaking Competition.