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Episode #80 – Director, Matthew A. Cherry from the NFL to the Director’s Chair

Posted by Anthony - November 14, 2011 - Directing, Double Down Film Show, Interviews, Uncategorized TheLastFall1

(Photo: Lance Gross in “The Last Fall”) On our 80th epic episode of  The Double Down Film Show we run through the unique journey of self-taught Writer/Director, Matthew Cherry. In the span of just a few years Matthew went from NFL Player for the Jacksonville Jaquars to Production Assistant to directing his first feature film, [...]

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“Brick City” Co-Exec. Producer/Co-Director – Mark Benjamin

Posted by Anthony - April 11, 2011 - Documentary, Double Down Film Show, Uncategorized

On the next Double Down Film Show, we’ll be talking to Mark Benjamin the co-executive producer and co-director of the riveting and popular Sundance Channel documentary series, Brick City, which has been described by TV Guide as “A real-life version of The Wire”…

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Two New Docs on the Infamous Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Posted by Anthony - March 21, 2011 - Uncategorized HBO Triangle Fire Doc

HBO is premiering a new doc on the historic Triangle Shirtwaist Fire that sparked the modern Labor Movement. I was very struck with this story when I first read it in a third or fourth grade history book. You learn a hundred little lessons along the way, but this story always stuck with me. And now some 30+ years later I work a block away from this very building, so the story has even more personal resonance.

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Darius Clark Monroe’s Short Film"Train" Named Vimeo Staff Pick

Posted by Anthony - March 15, 2011 - Uncategorized Train on Vimeo

Check out my homey Darius Clark Monroe’s award-winning short film, Train, which was just named a Vimeo staff pick. Waiting for that first feature to drop now, man!

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Spiderman the Musical is so Bad It’s GOOD

Posted by Anthony - February 11, 2011 - Uncategorized

So, this is not filmmaking-related, but felt I just had to share my perspective on one of the most popular topics in entertainment at the moment… So last night I went to see Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark, the infamous new Broadway musical. I wanted to see it despite all the negative pre-publicity it got [...]

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