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‘Relaxer’ Filmmakers: Don't Make Poser Movies or You Will Fail! [Podcast]

Joel Potrykus and his Sob Noisse accomplices went from Michigan nobodies to cult filmmaker status, and here's how. This week on the No Film School Podcast, we talk with the wily crew of filmmakers (and friends) behind the Oscilloscope film Relaxer. Director Potrykus is the real deal when it comes to original American filmmaking, as I've described here before. He was one of the first filmmakers to give No Film School an interview at our first SXSW—and subsequently battled readers over whether high production value is just hairspray. (Spoiler alert: in the podcast, Joel reveals that he actually used a jib for the first time in Relaxer, so he now has to eat his words!) It's been gleeful to watch his career skyrocket since then. How'd he get here? It was not by shoving people out of the way, climbing ladders, and making trendy films. You could say it was the exact opposite. Read More...

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Published By: NoFilmSchool - Tuesday, 16 July

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