Apr 21, 2014
0:00:40 Sharing the love.
0:01:42 Casey Puccini- Bryn's favorite director an collaborator
0:02:43 James Bond- the first character that Casey Puccini ever wanted to be
0:04:28 Casey Puccini: Bond Universe photo archivist
0:09:30 Young Casey Puccini wrote and directed to match his available resources
0:10:10 He also spent so much time thinking about his script that he only shot one film as a teenager
0:11:10 "Why do we all have braces, we're supposed to be adults"
0:14:00 Casey is also teaching editing to high school students and cinematography to college students
0:17:18 Casey decided to carve his own path rather than follow tradition
0:17:42 "Anyone who writes directs, stars, and produces their own work is an alpha personality"
0:20:08 "So you're scaring yourself straight by becoming your worst nightmare"
0:20:20 Children Without Parents was shot in Bryn Packard's house. Jake had interesting encounters with the crew.
0:22:00 "*Smash-Smash-Smash*…the fuck???"
0:25:00 It became important to Casey to really enjoy the process of making films, not just rush to the end product.
0:27:20 "I find a great, miserable joy in watching people squirm…"
0:29:50 "The best comedy… is the comedy of pain"
0:32:50 Bryn is a punching-bag in Casey's new movie! And his dad is in it, too!
0:35:00 Bryn also gets to be a punching bag on this podcast
0:35:55 Bryn is feeling deeply insecure about his career prospects… Nilsa suggests that perhaps he is being too hard on himself.
0:38:00 How much improv does Casey have on set?
0:40:00 Nilsa boldly calls out Casey for not finishing his script- he's too good, he needs to hold himself accountable and finish them!
0:41:10 Casey loves bringing-in artists to hang the flesh on his idea skeletons
0:42:20 "Writing and Directing something is somewhere between shooting yourself in the foot, shooting yourself in the nuts and shooting yourself in the head"
0:47:15 Casey promotes… getting engaged! "It's hard to do anything in this life without moral support."
0:48:00 Hey Chicagoans, take Casey Puccini's Media Practices this summer at the Art Institute!
0:50:00 There is no one more fun to be mean to than Bryn Packard.
0:55:00 Casey's job at SAIC is actually contingent on him producing work.