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Ep 420: Matt Mercer

Released Monday, 21st June 2021
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PUBLIC VERSION. Actor and filmmaker Matt Mercer (BLISS, CONTRACTED, DEMENTIA: PART II) joins Adam, Joe, and Arwen to discuss his career journey. From feeling like an outcast being in film school and wanting to make genre films… to making the move from NYC to LA and building his “film family”… to the importance of continuing to make short films around the bigger feature film projects… to the absolutely extraordinary process of co-directing, writing, producing, editing, and starring in DEMENTIA: PART II (out now!)… Matt’s story will absolutely inspire you to find a way! Dr. Arwen provides “Hollywood Therapy” for a new writer getting ready to take the plunge into their first script and the boys discuss the pros and cons to successfully pulling off an extremely low budget project in this super candid conversation!
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Filmmakers Adam Green (FROZEN, the HATCHET franchise), Joe Lynch (MAYHEM, EVERLY), and Arwen the Yorkie host this inspirational and educational program that offers a fully comprehensive look at the entertainment industry, the artistic process, and the enduring struggle of not giving up on your dreams. By candidly sharing their own trials and tribulations in Hollywood, Adam and Joe create an extremely honest and heartfelt dialogue with their guests. The hilarious, heartbreaking, and therapeutic “artist on artist” conversations focus on each guest’s individual journey and the various hurdles they have personally faced and conquered along the way. With guests ranging from Academy Award winners, entertainment icons, and A-list celebrities... to cinematographers, editors, studio executives, and countless other crucial positions not typically featured in the spotlight, an average episode of THE MOVIE CRYPT offers more insight for navigating the entertainment industry than an entire semester of film school. Hailed by Entertainment Weekly magazine as “one of the top 20 podcasts you should be listening to” [Issue #1345], a new episode of THE MOVIE CRYPT has been released every single Monday without fail since the day the podcast launched on May 6, 2013. NOTE: AFTER PARTING WAYS WITH FANGORIA, AS OF JUNE 15, 2020 NEW EPISODES OF THE MOVIE CRYPT ARE ONLY AVAILABLE ON THE SHOW'S PATREON PAGE: www.Patreon.com/TheMovieCrypt. You can pick up all of the early episodes by joining Patreon's "Classic Crypt" tier or by purchasing THE MOVIE CRYPT “Vaults” available in the online store on www.ariescope.com.
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