Episodes

15 episodes
  • Jul 31 2022

    The Prism meets with powerhouse filmmaker Chelsea Stardust, director of Satanic Panic and Into the Dark: All That We Destroy, for a lively and illucidating interview. Chelsea discusses her film beginnings working with Jason Blum as well as Ivan Reitman's Montecito Picture Company, and describes her journey leading to directing her first movie. Chelsea discusses the challenges of being a female genre director in Hollywood, strength in unity and the power of support amount filmmakers, and sitting for a private screening of Insididuous with Rob Zombie. A great interview, and one you'll want to hear from beginning to end!

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    46 mins
  • Jul 24 2022

    We're Not Meant to Know is a horror fiction podcast featuring delectably uncomfortable horror stories all told from a first-person perspective. The Prism sits down with the mysterious and unnamed writer, narrator, and producer of the WNMTK podcast to talk the creative process. In this episode, we discuss the appeal of mystery, the joy of discovering, and sharing, new artistic finds, and the benefits of removing the author from the writing equation.

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    46 mins
  • Jul 17 2022

    Dale talks with Chris on the presentation of mental illness in horror films and selects three titles of note that explore the topic with boldness and sensitivity. While often exploitive and cliche, horror movies have the ability to provide thought fuel in exploring mental illness. Dale looks at three movies that take the viewer into dark recesses that leave them thinking about mental illness challenges in fresh, new lights.

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    21 mins
  • Jul 11 2022

    Chris and Dale reflect on two months of Prism of Madness with a behind-the-scenes, unfiltered look at the wild ride of getting the Prism podcast launched. Hear confessions of the mishaps, challenges and duct-taped solutions they put into place to get the podcast off the ground. 

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    8 mins
  • Jul 7 2022

    Maverick filmmaker Todd Rohal, director of the wild, funny, heartfelt and supremely weird The Cataclysm Cataclysm, sits down with the Prism to talk creativity, filmmaking and renting Irish videos from Phar-Mor drug's video rental section. We look back on his genre-blending indie classic Cataclysm Cataclysm a a decade later and discuss his work, from his first feature film The Guatemalan Handshake to his shorts with Adult Swim. An interview to not miss.

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    50 mins
  • Jun 30 2022

    Pop quiz: what does a producer for a movie actually do? It's okay if you don't know, because filmmaker Shirit Bradley joins the Prism to explain. Shirit shares her experiences from the production world, having worked on large studio and independent productions. Her experiences include Associate Producer for  Godzilla: King of the Monsters and production work on Krampus, Kong: Skull Island, The Cleansing Hour, and more. 

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    36 mins
  • Jun 23 2022

    The Prism sits down with writer, actor and producer Brian Asman to discuss the artistic journey. We talk the art of waiting, coping with social anxiety and the potential of giving away a haunted house. We also discuss Brian's book, the viral sensation Man, F--k This House, recently optioned for a movie, and find as many ways as we can to say that title over and over again.

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    51 mins
  • Jun 15 2022

    A Jersey Devil in his own right, Nigel Bach, the colorful writer, director and star of the cult indie Bad Ben found footage movies, sits down with Chris and Dale at the Prism. Nigel talks the beginnings of Bad Ben, his great relationship with his fans (that he has named Ben-nites), and why actors bailing on you can be a blessing in disguise. 

    NOTE: This episode provides a type of spoiler to the planned final episode of Bad Ben (with Nigel's approval), so be forewarned!

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    51 mins
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