Nick Filippi - Exec. Producer “Big Hero 6: The Series”

November 15, 2017

Disney's "Big Hero 6" won the Oscar for Best Animated Feature in 2015. "Big Hero 6: The Series" gets its launch Monday Nov. 20 8pmET on Disney Channel and Disney XD with the one-hour movie "Baymax Returns". In this 'LCJ Q&A Podcast' episode, series executive producer/supervising director Nick Fillippi talks about the changes made in look and feel for the series, the efforts to get Hiro's college experiences just right and working with one of his personal heroes - the legendary Stan Lee.

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Timothy Reckart - Director “The Star”

November 7, 2017

Sony's "The Star" marks the feature film debut of Timothy Reckart, who earned an Oscar nomination in 2013 for his animated short "Head Over Heels".

 

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Amanda Lipitz - Director “Step”

October 9, 2017

The Tony Award-winning producer talks about her directorial debut - the groundbreaking and inspiring documentary "Step", which chronicles the lives of three students at Baltimore's Leadership School for Women as they strive to get accepted into college and thrive as members of the school's Step team.

 

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Brian Fee - Director “Cars 3″

October 2, 2017

After working as a storyboard artist on several Disney/Pixar films, including "Wall-E", "Ratatouille", "Cars" and Cars 2", Brian Fee made his directorial debut with this Summer's "Cars 3". He was also part of the writing team for this latest Lightning McQueen adventure, and is now an ambassador for the "Cars" franchise. I recently tracked Fee down at the opening of the new "Cars 3: Inspired by NASCAR" exhibit at the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

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Matthew Margeson - Composer “Kingsman: The Golden Circle”

September 8, 2017

Matthew Margeson has composed scores for such films as "Eddie The Eagle", "Miss Peregine's Home for Peculiar Children",  and the 2014 hit "Kingsman: The Secret Serice", on which he collaborated with colleague Henry Jackman. The duo got back together for the sequel - "Kingsman: The Golden Circle", one of the mostly highly-anticipated movies of Fall '17. In this 'LCJ Q&A Podcast' episode, Jackson talks with Margeson about composing big action scenes, the addition of Amercian music to the "Kingsman" franchise and icon Elton John's appearance in the film. 

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Jenna Wolfe - Host “First Things First”

September 1, 2017

Former "Today" show host and "Dr. Oz" contributor Jenna Wolfe is back on morning TV. She's part of the team of FS1's new daily sports talk show, "First Things First". In this inaugural "LCJ Q&A" episode of the new season, Jackson talks with Wolfe about this career move, working with co-hosts Chris Carter and Nick Wright, the "obscene" hour she'll be getting-up everyday and, of course, movies.

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Summer Movies/LCJ Chairathon on “Pop Looney” - Fox Sports Radio

August 11, 2017

Jackson returns to talk about the Best Summer movies and his Michael J. Fox Foundation charity event with JT and Tomm Looney on the "Pop Looney" segment of the "JT The Brick Show" on Fox Sports Radio.

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Billy Lopez & Michael Pecoriello - Nick’s “Welcome to the Wayne”

July 23, 2017

Between the two of them, animation veterans Billy Lopez and Michael Pecoriello have won 4 Emmy Awards. In this light-hearted edition of the 'LCJ Q&A' the duo discuss their the collaboration (Lopez-Creator/Pecoriello-Executive Producer) - Nickelodeon's "Welcome to the Wayne".

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