In-depth conversations with film and television artists of all stripes for a behind-the-scenes look at some of the most interesting and overlooked careers in entertainment.


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WELCOME TO THE CRAWL WITH RADIO SILENCE

A brief intro to the podcast with Radio Silence (Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett & Chad Villella) and co-host Thom Newell. Join the team every other week for an in-depth conversation with film and television artists of all stripes for a behind the scenes look at some of the most interesting and overlooked careers in entertainment.

SOUTHBOUND, DEVIL'S DUE, V/H/S, CHAD MATT & ROB


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MAKEUP ARTIST / GALAXY SAN JUAN

For their first episode, Radio Silence welcomes Galaxy San Juan to the podcast for a unique look into her career as a makeup artist. Their conversation covers everything from how she confidently talked her way onto her first film set and an awkward early job for Playboy, to her obsession with crime scene photos and the personal inspirations and influences that lead her to work in a creative field with other storytellers.

THE GUEST, SOUTHBOUND, ALL THE BOYS LOVE MANDY LANE, I AM CHRIS FARLEY, THE DEVIL'S CANDY, I AM STEVE MCQUEEN JOHNNY CASH: AMERICAN REBEL

(Click to watch the Jaw Tear Scene from SOUTHBOUND that we reference in the interview)


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SUPERVISING SOUND EDITORS / WARREN HENDRIKS & OWEN GRANICH-YOUNG

The guys welcome Warren Hendriks and Owen Granich-Young to the show for a unique look into their similar but different careers as supervising sound editors in both the studio and indie worlds. 

Warren: DEADPOOL, TROPIC THUNDER, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE & DAYS OF FUTURE PAST, DEVIL’S DUE, SOUTHBOUND, SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN, REAL STEEL, TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE FALLEN

Owen: V/H/S I & II, SOUTHBOUND, YOU’RE NEXT, ALMOST HUMAN, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, MINORITY REPORT (2015), CONSTANTINE (2014)

(Click to watch/listen to the comparison scenes from SOUTHBOUND festival/final mixes)


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PROP MASTER / ELLEN FREUND

This week the gang talks to Ellen Freund. Over the course of her 35 year career in the Art Department as a prop master, Ellen has defined her style and vision working with Roger Corman, Sam Raimi, Robert Redford and many more.

MAD MEN, CHERRY 2000, DRAG ME TO HELL, MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE, DON’T TELL MOM THE BABYSITTER’S DEAD, MY OWN PRIVATE IDAHO, THE QUICK AND THE DEAD, TWILIGHT, ALL THE KING’S MEN


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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR / ANDREW SPIELER

Andrew is a graduate of both the SUNY Purchase Film Conservatory and AFI. He won a Student BAFTA for his thesis film THE RESPONSE. He’s read scripts for the Sundance Screenwriting Lab, and is currently featured as himself on HULU’s ROCKETJUMP: THE SHOW. We got to talk with him about his extensive experience as an Assistant Director in both TV and film.

V/H/S/ II, FAULTS, ROCKETJUMP


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DIRECTOR/WRITER/ACTOR / CHESTER TAM

This week the guys talk to director/writer/actor Chester Tam, who recently finished helming his first feature film, TAKE THE 10. Chester opens up about the successes and pitfalls he faced while pursuing his directorial debut.

TAKE THE 10, POPSTAR, HOT ROD, BLUE MOUNTAIN STATE, HELP ME HELP YOU, THE 'BU


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PRODUCER/FORMER STUDIO EXEC / BRIAN WITTEN (Part 1)

Independent producer and former studio executive Brian Witten joins the guys this week to talk about how he worked his way through the ranks after film school and about his time as a development exec at New Line and Paramount.

THE WEDDING SINGER, CHERNOBYL DIARIES, FINAL DESTINATION, DARK CITY, AMERICAN HISTORY X, FRIDAY THE 13TH (2009), WITHOUT A PADDLE, FOUR BROTHERS


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PRODUCER/FORMER STUDIO EXEC / BRIAN WITTEN (Part 2)

The conversation with Brian continues as he shares stories from his time spent transitioning from a studio exec to an independent producer.

THE WEDDING SINGER, CHERNOBYL DIARIES, FINAL DESTINATION, DARK CITY, AMERICAN HISTORY X, FRIDAY THE 13TH (2009), WITHOUT A PADDLE, FOUR BROTHERS


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COPYWRITER / FRANK BARKER

This week we sit down with Frank Barker, a freelance copywriter who works on campaigns for studio films and TV properties, to discuss the creative outlet that marketing can be and it’s distinct differences from the production side of filmmaking.

FINDING DORY, THE PURGE:ELECTION YEAR, X-MEN: APOCALYPSE