We talk with Drew Chapman, author of the new thriller novel The King of Fear, published by Simon & Schuster. It’s the sequel to his first novel, The Ascendant. Drew is also an established writer from the world of television and film. He co-wrote and executive produced the second season of TNT’s Legends, starring Sean Bean, as well as the ABC limited series The Assets.
Adron and Wendy talk with fine artist and filmmaker Chris Peters about his new short-form horror movie, To Dust Return, starring Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon A Time) and Sam Jaeger (Parenthood). Chris is an LA-based painter known for his emotive paintings of skeletons, and his previous films The Soul Never Sleeps and Day of the Spectre.
Author Daniel H. Wilson is co-editor of the upcoming video game inspired short story anthology, “Press Start to Play”, available in stores August 18th. Daniel’s career spans books, television, and comics, and includes a PhD in Robotics. He’s the New York Times bestselling author of Robopocalypse, which was optioned by DreamWorks and is being adapted for film by Steven Spielberg.
We just returned from the joyous madness of San Diego Comic-Con. For us, SDCC produced a number of personal and professional highlights. Perhaps our favorite part of the show, though, was our “How to be a Nerd for a Living” panel on Saturday, July 11th. We assembled six of our favorite podcast guests to discuss their careers and how they …
N4AL’s Wendy Buske presents our How to be a Nerd for a Living panel at Wizard World Comic-Con 2015, featuring guest speakers Warren Dion Smith (Weta Workshop), Carol Mertz (Happy Badger Studio), Lorenzo Lizana (Lion Forge Comics), Britta Buescher (freelance graphic artist), and Amanda Nuckolls (GnomeAcres).
We talk with Zach Lipovsky, director of Dead Rising: Watchtower, an adaption of the popular Dead Rising Capcom video game franchise. The film, produced by Legendary Pictures, will be released exclusively on Crackle starting March 27th.
We talk with Mark Kolpack, the visual effects supervisor for Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. on ABC. Mark shares the day to day process of working on SHIELD and the career path that led him to VFX.
Kevin Mellon is a storyboard artist for Floyd County Productions, where he works on the hilarious animated spy comedy ARCHER, currently in its sixth season on FX. A graduate of the Kubert School, Kevin is also an accomplished comic artist. His work includes GEARHEAD and LOVESTRUCK with Dennis Hopeless, HEART with Blair Butler, and his own series, SUICIDE SISTERS.
Sarah Marino is a character designer and background painter at Nickelodeon Animation Studios, working on the upcoming cartoon series SHIMMER AND SHINE. She was previously at animation studio Reel FX, as a visual development artist working on the stunning animated feature film BOOK OF LIFE. We talk about Sarah’s education and artistic background, and how she transitioned from an early production coordinator gig into an artistic career.
We talk with professional costume designer and author Kristin M. Burke! Kristin just finished a two season run on the immensely popular Fox television series Sleepy Hollow. And though that show has exposed her work to a broad new television audience, she’s better known for a resume of over 50 films, including The Conjuring, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Insidious (1 & 2), Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2, Sex Drive, Crazy, Bring it On Again and many, many more.