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Episode 64: Bill & Jeff

Bill Ebel (our Lead Editor) and Jeff Kurtenacker (our Lead Composer) each have their own featured interviews on this podcast. But after listening to each other’s episodes they were left with many questions that had to be answered. Join us next week for part 2!

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Episode 63: Festival Strategy

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Episode 62: David Paterson

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Episode 61: Jeff Kurtenacker

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Episode 60: Bill Ebel

In this episode, we speak with Bill Ebel, the Lead Editor of The Girl Who Wore Freedom. Bill is an award-winning editor who played an invaluable role on our film. Listen in to hear how he helped our first-time filmmaker ...
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Episode 59: Fan Mail

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Episode 58: COVID-19

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Episode 57: Michelin

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Episode 56: Birth

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Episode 55: Film Festivals

In this episode, Director of The Girl Who Wore Freedom Christian Taylor shares with her cohosts exactly how she was invited to submit to a staggering number of film festivals (many with fee waivers)! How important is the world premiere ...
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Episode 54: Reenactors

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