The Re-viewed podcast is pure audio goodness for movie buffs and cinematic noobies alike. Our goal? Revisit classic movies from the past and determine whether or not they hold up under a modern critical lens. We intend to provide insightful cinematic chatter while also trying very, very hard not to take ourselves too seriously.
Originally hailing from Northern Virginia but currently residing in the Maryland suburbs of Washington, DC, Ivan Kander is a filmmaker and motion designer with several years experience in the video production industry. He’s also an assistant editor at Short of the Week, the leading curator of short films on the internet. In other words, he makes and talks about films a lot. One of those things is significantly easier than the other. For more information, please visit: www.lucky9studios.com
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A bicentennial-baby, Dave was born in Pittsburgh, moved to Brockton, Massachusetts, & immediately transferred back to Pittsburgh for undisclosed reasons all before the age of 2. He spent his formative years playing with Legos, building tree-houses and reading “Calvin and Hobbes” books. At the age of 13, Dave gave up a lifelong dream of becoming a magician to conquer the world of VHS action-movie extravaganzas. On a whim, he created the original and best 3rd sequel to an Indiana Jones film with an RCA Camcorder and an Argentinean in 1992, using a broken Atari cable as a bullwhip and his father’s leather jacket.
After traveling around the world in 100 days, Dave graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Film Studies degree and a handful of epic 8mm films set to the soundtrack of “Raising Arizona.” He joined AmeriCorps® soon after graduation, journeying to the far reaches of eastern-Pittsburgh to tutor high school students, while producing videos for literacy programs.
Taking a detour into the world of web design, Dave taught himself to design and animate at the school of Barnes & Noble. He moved to Washington, DC in 2006 to work with HZDG, designing sites for clients in need of massive amounts of unholy Flash-iness. Moving on to broadcast design, he now works in DC, doing work for Discovery, Adobe, Arm & Hammer, TLC, AFI, History Channel, Travel, and PBS. In his spare time, he can be found with his wife, Michelle, daughter, Julia, beta-testing Cinema 4D for Maxon, talking fondly about his beagle, Sparky, watching movies, and listening to mopey rock. To see Dave’s work, please visit: www.daveglanzproductions.com
Mike Mirandi is a creative director and animator for the DC metro area. Originally from New York City, he worked in the New York and Philadelphia markets of advertising and television. Past clients include Ogilvy & Mather, ABC Channel 6, Young & Rubicam, IBM, Dove, and Kraft, and his work has appeared everywhere from broadcast television to a jumbotron in Times Square. Specializing in design and storytelling and driven to find meaning behind everything, he spends most of his days designing, writing and rendering. To learn more, visit http://mikemirandi.com/