ABH Podcast 001: A Conversation with Director Frank LaLoggia (Lady in White, Fear No Evil)

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Quadruple-threat director/actor/writer/composer Frank LaLoggia speaks to us from his home in the Italian countryside.

Frank is currently most known for his classic ghost story Lady in White (1988). He also wrote and directed the cult favorite Fear No Evil (1981) and Mother (1996), starring Diane Ladd and Olympia Dukakis. In his varied career he has crossed paths with the Coen brothers, legendary casting director Lynn Stalmaster, Sean Penn, and even Spider-Man.

The Stop Motion Animation of Chris Butcher

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Chris Butcher (@chris-butcher) is an animator currently living in Dunstable, England.

“I’m incredibly Luddite when it comes to my work. Computers intimidate me a lot. In the second year of uni I had to try 3D animation and it just infuriated me trying to get a computer mouse to do what my hands can. I’m really tactile and I just can’t fathom not being able to manipulate something with my hands.”

WISE HIT: Popular Chinese Web Series is Campy, Frenetic… and Actually Kind of Lovable

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Drago Lazetich (@santamoncaboy) is an actor, filmmaker, and martial artist living and working in Shanghai, China.

“When we’re shooting Chinese television I never see them using a storyboard or a shot list. Most the time, the director decides on the spot and often does not say what he wants from the actors, or maybe it’s just me. I think one of the reasons is that I am a foreigner who is a professional actor and filmmaker. So with them being aware of this, they give me a lot of freedom to make the choices as an actor.”