We're back! Directed By Women celebrations are happening all over the world this September and we're so happy to put Indianapolis on the map! Gal's Guide is hosting an out of this world celebration of female directors. The purpose of this free event is to educate, empower, and highlight women in the film industry, or women … Continue reading Directed By Women 2018
Phoebe Frear of Your Gal Friday Podcast sits down to talk with Gal’s Guide about what she calls, “the real starting point of my film career.” Remember to Forget Me is a short film about human sex trafficking. The process and subject material affected Phoebe in a deeply profound way. “We knew that our target … Continue reading Phoebe Frear Talks About Human Trafficking In Her Film ‘Remember To Forget Me’
Kate talks about her weird fascination with Pulp Fiction, a film she saw 9 times in the theaters. She talks about the writing and filmmaking tricks she learned from the movie giving credit where it’s due to Roger Avary. She talks about the themes of loyalty, the use of gold, the alpha males and one … Continue reading Pulp Fiction – Kate’s Take Podcast
At the end of the day, media literacy urges us not just to question everything and thereby throw all facts into doubt, but to engage responsibly with the media we consume, questioning its perspectives and its intrinsic authority while weighing its messages against our own real, lived experiences.
Kate finishes Miyazaki month with Howl’s Moving Castle by talking about themes of beauty in all its forms. Subjective always, beauty is judged inward and outward in conscious and subconscious ways. Kate digs in deep of our perceptions of beauty and how it changes, evolves and effects the world around us. YouTube Version (With Live … Continue reading Howl’s Moving Castle – Kate’s Take Podcast
Kate continues Miyazaki month with the first film to come from Studio Ghibli, Castle in the Sky. This episode talks about the history of Studio Ghibli and poses a new film theory that Castle in the Sky is an allegory for genealogy or the search of your ancestral roots. Sources: IMDB Trivia on Castle in … Continue reading Castle In The Sky – Kate’s Take Podcast
Kate continues Miyazaki month with Princess Mononoke. This episode is full of trivia on why it took this box-office recording-breaking Japanese hit 2 years to come to the United States as well as taking deep diving on the themes of this mature movie. Themes in this episode are: Infections of rage and hate The whole … Continue reading Princess Mononoke – Kate’s Take Podcast
Kate begins Miyazaki Month with Japan’s highest-grossing film of all time, Spirited Away. In this episode Kate talks about: Braving a new adventure Taking part in the world around you Helping others is a way of showing your toughness What’s in a name Cleansing The power of remembering How you can handle it when things … Continue reading Spirited Away – Kate’s Take Podcast
Hollywood – getting the job When we talk about Hollywood we are talking about the “Big Six” studios and all the little companies they own; specifically, Universal, Fox, Disney, Sony, Paramount, and Warner Brothers. The Big Six release only 1/7th of the films out there but they dominate at the box office. When we think … Continue reading Hollywood Hates Women, But Does Indiana?