006: Randall Jahnson, Screenwriter of The Doors and Mask of Zorro (Part 2)

By Scott McMahon | September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

SCREENWRITER, RANDALL JAHNSON ON THE FILM TROOPER PODCAST INTERVIEW PART 2 In this episode, we continue our conversation with screenwriter, Randall Jahnson, as he talks about his first sold script, “Dudes”.  This is interview is taken from an older podcast, so it doesn’t reflect the eventual format of the Film Trooper Podcast … but it’s…

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005: Randall Jahnson, Screenwriter of The Doors and Mask of Zorro (Part 1)

By Scott McMahon | September 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

SCREENWRITER, RANDALL JAHNSON ON THE FILM TROOPER PODCAST INTERVIEW PART 1 In this episode, the first of an in depth 4 part series, Scott interviews screenwriter, Randall Jahnson.  Writer of such films as The Doors and The Mask of Zorro.  Randall discusses his college days at UCLA and the plunge into the L.A. punk scene…

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004: Adam McMahon, Art Director of FireFall

By Scott McMahon | September 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

ADAM McMAHON, ART DIRECTOR OF FIREFALL ON THE FILM TROOPER PODCAST In this episode, I interview my brother, Adam McMahon, Art Director for the new video game FIREFALL.  Adam discusses the development of FIREFALL, the gaming industry as a whole, and the future of where games are going … and how does this tie in with…

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003: Bryce Fortner, Cinematographer of Portlandia (Part 2)

By Scott McMahon | September 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

BRYCE FORTNER, CINEMATOGRAPHER (PART 2) – FILM TROOPER PODCAST Continuing our conversation with the cinematographer for Portlandia, Bryce Fortner.  This was originally recorded on May 24, 2011 at Dots Cafe in SE Portland.  Although this podcast doesn’t reflect the new format of the Film Trooper Podcast show, there is still plenty of great content as Bryce and…

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5 Tips To Make Your Independent Film More Viable

By Scott McMahon | September 10, 2013 | 2 Comments

We have a gluttony of film products hitting the market everyday. In business speak, there is just too much damn “supply”. So, how does an independent film rise above the noise? Audiences have more options to ingest entertainment in various formats than ever before. “Time” has become perhaps the most valuable commodity. We are asking…

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