What is The Film Talk?
Live from Los Angeles it’s THE FILM TALK – The award winning podcast conversation on the art and meaning of movies with Jett Loe and Gareth Higgins.
Join them for a passionate look at cinema each week with guests such as Francis Ford Coppola, Ramin Bahrani, Elliott Gould, David Thomson and Ben Foster.
Gareth Higgins: Belfast born writer and peace activist Gareth is the author of the book ‘How Movies Helped Save My Soul’, is a Contributing Editor at Sojourners Magazine, has written for publications including London newspaper The Independent, the Irish Times, Beliefnet and presented on BBC Radio. He is the co-author with John D Brewer of a seminal text on religious conflict, ‘Anti-Catholicism in Northern Ireland’, holds a Ph.D. from Queen’s University Belfast and is a Visiting Scholar at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. In addition to The Film Talk Gareth can also be found on his own blog God is Not Elsewhere and The Huffington Post.
Jett Loe: The producer of The Film Talk Podcast and its accompanying website and social media destinations, Jett is a San Francisco-born television director and photographer, who’s lived the last 10 years in London and Belfast and has now relocated to Los Angeles. He’s been a Juror at the Nashville Film Festival and iPhone Film Festival, hosted Variety Studio at the Toronto International Film Festival, directed all 5 seasons of the BBC Comedy series ‘Just for Laughs’, and has produced and directed numerous short films and radio. His Internet documentary series ‘Letter to America’ was nominated multiple times for Best Blog in Ireland. When not producing The Film Talk he can be found on film sets as a production photographer – visit his site to see all the action: On Set Image.
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