SIFFcast

SIFFcast is the official podcast of SIFF, featuring exclusive interviews with some of cinema's biggest and brightest stars including actors, directors, writers, and composers.

SIFFcast with Jason Sussberg and David Alvarado

November 16, 2017

Explore the zany world of Bill Nye with this in-depth interview with the filmmakers of the new documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy – Jason Sussberg and David Alvarado.

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SIFFcast with Jason Sussberg and David Alvarado

SIFFcast with Angelo Acerbi

November 8, 2017

SIFF programmer Angelo Acerbi talks to SIFFcast about the upcoming Cinema Italian Style festival.

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SIFFcast with Angelo Acerbi

SIFFcast with Christopher Smith

October 31, 2017

Celebrate Halloween with the final episode of our SCARED SIFF special. Today we interview filmmaker Christopher Smith (Severance, Creep) about his work and influences.

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SIFFcast with Christopher Smith

SIFFcast with Christopher B. Landon

October 30, 2017

SIFFcast speaks with writer/director Christopher B. Landon about his work on the Paranormal Activity franchise and his newest film Happy Death Day.

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SIFFcast with Christopher B. Landon

SIFFcast with Jessica Harper

October 26, 2017

SIFFcast chats with legendary Scream Queen Jessica Harper about her work in Dario Argento’s classic film Suspiria (celebrating it’s 40th anniversary this year).

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SIFFcast with Jessica Harper

SIFFcast with Sean Baker

October 20, 2017

SIFFcast sits down with acclaimed director Sean Baker to discuss his newest film The Florida Project.

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SIFFcast with Sean Baker

SIFFCast with Shauna MacDonald

October 19, 2017

SCARED SIFF continues with an interview with an exclusive interview with veteran Scream Queen Shauna MacDonald (Neil Marshall’s The Descent).

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SIFFCast with Shauna MacDonald

SIFFcast with Bernard Rose

October 13, 2017

SIFFcast celebrates the scariest time of the year with a special month-long tribute to the horror genre. First up, we interview Candyman director Bernard Rose.

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SIFFcast with Bernard Rose

SIFFcast with Dolores Huerta and Peter Bratt

October 3, 2017

On the newest SIFFcast, Jeremy chats with legendary civil rights activist Dolores Huerta and director Peter Bratt about their new documentary DOLORES (opening 10/6).

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SIFFcast with Dolores Huerta and Peter Bratt

SIFFcast with John Carroll Lynch

September 26, 2017

SIFFcast chats with acclaimed actor John Carroll Lynch about his debut film LUCKY, and shares memories of working with the late, great Harry Dean Stanton.

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SIFFcast with John Carroll Lynch

SIFFcast with SJ Chiro

September 22, 2017

Local director SJ Chiro joins the show to talk about her feature film debut LANE 1974, opening at SIFF Film Center on Friday 9/22.

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SIFFcast with SJ Chiro

SIFFcast with Heather Booth

September 12, 2017

Jeremy sits down with the most influential person you’ve never heard of – Heather Booth. She is the subject of the new documentary Heather Booth: Changing the World.

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SIFFcast with Heather Booth

SIFFcast with Amanda Lipitz

August 11, 2017

SIFFcast host Jeremy Cropf sits down with director Amanda Lipitz to talk about her critically-acclaimed debut feature Step.

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SIFFcast with Amanda Lipitz

SIFFcast with William Oldroyd

July 31, 2017

SIFFcast host Jeremy Cropf chats with director William Oldroyd about his acclaimed debut feature Lady Macbeth

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SIFFcast with William Oldroyd

SIFFcast with Gillian Robespierre, Jenny Slate, and Abby Quinn

July 19, 2017

SIFFcast chats with the director and stars of Landline about the making of their quirky 90s-set comedy. Hilarious anecdotes ensue.

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SIFFcast with Gillian Robespierre, Jenny Slate, and Abby Quinn

SIFFcast with Nick Naveda

June 13, 2017

SIFFcast host Jeremy Cropf sits down with filmmaker Nick Naveda to discuss his directorial debut Say You Will, which had its World Premiere at SIFF 2017.

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SIFFcast with Nick Naveda

SIFFcast with Andrew Gooi

June 12, 2017

SIFFcast host Jeremy sits down with Seattle-native director Andrew Gooi to chat about his new non-traditional culinary documentary Kakehashi: A Portrait of Chef Nobuo Fukada.

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SIFFcast with Andrew Gooi

SIFFcast with Douglas Trumbull

June 11, 2017

Jeremy talks with director and SFX legend Douglas Trumbull about his 1983 film Brainstorm.

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SIFFcast with Douglas Trumbull

SIFFcast with David Soren

June 7, 2017

Jeremy talks with director of Captain Underpants, David Soren, about the new animated adaption of the children's comic book.

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SIFFcast with David Soren

SIFFcast with Matthew Heineman

June 7, 2017

Director Matthew Heineman (Cartel Land) discusses the tense subject matter of his most recent documentary, City of Ghosts.

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SIFFcast with Matthew Heineman

SIFFcast with Jeff Baena and Aubrey Plaza

June 6, 2017

Actress Aubrey Plaza and Director Jeff Baena talk to SIFFcast about their new film The Little Hours.

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SIFFcast with Jeff Baena and Aubrey Plaza

SIFFcast with Zoe Lister-Jones

June 5, 2017

Zoe Lister-Jones shares her experiences of creating a feature film, Band Aid, while simultaneously making her directorial debut.

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SIFFcast with Zoe Lister-Jones

SIFFcast at the SIFF 2017 Filmmaker Round Table

June 3, 2017

SIFF 2017 Filmmaker Round Table with Matt Heineman, Kate Brooks, Jeff Baena, Christopher Schaap, and Jairus McLeary.

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SIFFcast at the SIFF 2017 Filmmaker Round Table

SIFFcast at the SIFF 2017 Programmers Round Table

June 1, 2017

Our SIFF programmers discuss the films they selected the films for the New Director's Competition.

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SIFFcast at the SIFF 2017 Programmers Round Table

SIFFcast with Katherine Fairfax Wright

June 1, 2017

Director Katherine Fairfax Wright joins SIFFcast to peel back the curtain on her film Behind the Curtain: Todrick Hall

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SIFFcast with Katherine Fairfax Wright

SIFFcast with Jairus McLeary

May 27, 2017

Director Jairus McLeary joins Jeremy to discuss his newest film, The Work.

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SIFFcast with Jairus McLeary

SIFFcast with Ian Ebright and Stefan Hajek and Rosalie Miller

May 26, 2017

Jeremy sits down with the team behind the new short film The Devil Needs a Fix, screening as part of ShortsFest at SIFF this weekend.

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SIFFcast with Ian Ebright and Stefan Hajek and Rosalie Miller

SIFFcast with Emer Reynolds and Frank Locatell

May 23, 2017

Director Emer Reynolds and Voyager Mission Engineer Frank Locatell talk with Jeremy about the documentary, The Farthest.

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SIFFcast with Emer Reynolds and Frank Locatell

SIFFcast at the SIFF 2017 Filmmaker Roundtable

May 21, 2017

Jeremy moderates a round table discussion with filmmakers Kevan Funk (Hello Destroyer), and Mark Dennis and Ben Foster (Time Trap) at the SIFF Lounge.

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SIFFcast at the SIFF 2017 Filmmaker Roundtable

SIFFcast with the Creators of Entanglement

May 21, 2017

Jeremy chats with director Jason James, producer Amber Ripley, and writer Jason Filiatrault about their new film Entanglement.

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SIFFcast with the Creators of Entanglement

SIFFcast with Phil Borges and Kevin Tomlinson

May 20, 2017

SIFFcast host Jeremy speaks with Crazywise filmmakers Phil Borges and Kevin Tomlinson about their new film and the current mental health crisis in the U.S.

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SIFFcast with Phil Borges and Kevin Tomlinson

SIFFcast with Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, and Michael Showalter

May 19, 2017

Jeremy sits down with Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, and Michael Showalter to talk about the making of their acclaimed new comedy The Big Sick.

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SIFFcast with Kumail Nanjiani, Emily V. Gordon, and Michael Showalter

SIFFcast with Mark Dennis and Zach Matz

May 18, 2017

On today’s episode, filmmakers Mark Dennis and Zach Matz chat with Jeremy about their new sci-fi adventure film Time Trap, premiering at SIFF May 19.

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SIFFcast with Mark Dennis and Zach Matz

SIFFcast at the SIFF Programmers' Round Table

May 17, 2017

SIFFcast previews the 43rd annual Seattle International Film Festival with the programming team. They pull back the curtain to reveal what goes into planning the largest film festival in the U.S.

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SIFFcast at the SIFF Programmers' Round Table

SIFFcast with Brent Stiefel

March 27, 2017

On episode 56 of SIFFcast, we welcome producer Brent Stiefel to the show.

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SIFFcast with Brent Stiefel

SIFFcast with Roberto Snieder

March 17, 2017

Filmmaker Roberto Sneider joins the show to talk about his new film You're Killing Me Susana.

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SIFFcast with Roberto Snieder

SIFFcast with Ceyda Torun - Director of Kedi

March 3, 2017

Director of Kedi, Ceyda Torun talks to SIFFCast about the great response she has recieved for her film

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SIFFcast with Ceyda Torun - Director of Kedi

SIFFcast with Ben Fountain

March 2, 2017

Ben Fountain joins us to discuss his acclaimed novel, recently adapted into a film by Ang Lee.

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SIFFcast with Ben Fountain

SIFFcast with Eddie Muller

February 17, 2017

We welcome the writer Eddie Muller, best known as the "Czar of Noir", to talk about the Noir City film festival.

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SIFFcast with Eddie Muller

SIFFcast with Chad Stahelski

February 10, 2017

On today's episode we talk with Chad Stahelski, director of John Wick Chapter 2.

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SIFFcast with Chad Stahelski

SIFFcast 50th Episode Part 2

January 31, 2017

In part two of our two-part 50th Episode Spectacular we bring back our very first guest, punk icon and filmmaker Penelope Spheeris.

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SIFFcast 50th Episode Part 2

SIFFcast 50th Episode Part 1

January 10, 2017

In part one of our two-part celebration of our 50th episode we talk with special returning guests Stephen Tobolowsky and Dean Haglund.

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SIFFcast 50th Episode Part 1

SIFFcast with Kirsten Johnson

December 23, 2016

Kirsten Johnson, director of Cameraperson, talks with SIFFcast about her documentary.

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SIFFcast with Kirsten Johnson

SIFFcast with Anna Biller

November 21, 2016

We have a chat with Anna Biller about her new film The Love Witch.

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SIFFcast with Anna Biller

SIFFcast with Beth Barrett

November 8, 2016

We chat with SIFF Artistic Director Beth Barrett about her top picks for the Cinema Italian Style festival.

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SIFFcast with Beth Barrett

SIFFcast with Robert Eggers

October 31, 2016

On our Halloween episode, SIFFcast interviews Robert Eggers, the director of The Witch.

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SIFFcast with Robert Eggers

SIFFcast with Fede Alvarez

October 26, 2016

We have a conversation with Fede Alvarez, the director of films like Evil Dead and Don't Breathe.

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SIFFcast with Fede Alvarez

SIFFcast with Mike Flanagan

October 17, 2016

SIFFcast talks with Mike Flanagan, director of Oculus and Hush.

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SIFFcast with Mike Flanagan

SIFFcast Dan Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez

October 10, 2016

We sit down and chat with Dan Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez, the directors of The Blair Witch Project.

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SIFFcast Dan Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez

SIFFcast with Sasha Lane

September 30, 2016

We have a conversation with Sasha Lane, the star of American Honey.

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SIFFcast with Sasha Lane

SIFFcast with John Waters

September 23, 2016

SIFFcast has a special treat for you as we talk to John Waters, director of Multiple Maniacs, about his film being in theaters again.

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SIFFcast with John Waters

SIFFcast with Ted Neeley

September 6, 2016

SIFFcast sits down with actor Ted Neeley, star of Jesus Christ Superstar, as we talk about his career.

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SIFFcast with Ted Neeley

SIFFcast with Adam Nimoy

September 2, 2016

Join us in celebrating the 50th anniversary of Star Trek as we talk to Adam Nimoy, son of Leonard Nimoy and director of For the Love of Spock.

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SIFFcast with Adam Nimoy

SIFFcast with Richard Tanne

August 26, 2016

Join SIFFcast as we talk to director Richard Tanne about his new film Southside With You.

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SIFFcast with Richard Tanne

SIFFcast with Jonathan Lynn

August 19, 2016

Jonathan Lynn, director of Clue, has a conversation with SIFFcast about the special shadow-cast screening of his film at SIFF Cinema Egyptian.

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SIFFcast with Jonathan Lynn

SIFFcast with Eric Schwartz

August 16, 2016

Eric Schwartz has a conversation with SIFFcast about his new film Tattoo Nation.

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SIFFcast with Eric Schwartz

SIFFcast with Alain Gagnol

August 16, 2016

A conversation with Alain Gagnol, director of Phantom Boy.

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SIFFcast with Alain Gagnol

SIFFcast with Ian Ebright, Aimie Vallat, and Shawn Telford

July 22, 2016

A conversation with REEL NW featured directors Ian Ebright, Aimie Vallat, and Shawn Telford.

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SIFFcast with Ian Ebright, Aimie Vallat, and Shawn Telford

SIFFcast with D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus

July 12, 2016

D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus, directors of Unlocking the Cage, talk to SIFFcast about their film.

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SIFFcast with D.A. Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus

SIFFcast with Steve De Jarnatt

July 12, 2016

Director Steve De Jarnatt joins the podcast to talk about his upcoming films Miracle Mile and Cherry 2000.

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SIFFcast with Steve De Jarnatt

SIFFcast with Sue Williams

June 21, 2016

A conversation with Sue Williams, director of Death By Design.

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SIFFcast with Sue Williams

SIFFcast with Florian Cossen

June 11, 2016

Jeremy is joined by director Florian Cossen to talk about his film Coconut Hero.

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SIFFcast with Florian Cossen

SIFFcast with Viggo Mortensen and Matt Ross

June 11, 2016

Viggo Mortensen and Matt Ross talk with SIFFcast about their new film Captain Fantastic.

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SIFFcast with Viggo Mortensen and Matt Ross

SIFFcast with Ned Crowley and Jim O'Heir

June 11, 2016

A conversation with director Ned Crowley and actor Jim O'Heir ("Parks and Recreation") about their film Middle Man.

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SIFFcast with Ned Crowley and Jim O'Heir

SIFFcast with Megan Griffiths and Lou Diamond Phillips

June 5, 2016

A conversation with director Megan Griffiths and actor Lou Diamond Phillips fromThe Night Stalker.

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SIFFcast with Megan Griffiths and Lou Diamond Phillips

SIFFcast with Chanya Button and Laura Carmichael

June 4, 2016

A conversation with Chanya Button, director of Burn Burn Burn, and Laura Carmichael (Lady Edith on "Downton Abbey").

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SIFFcast with Chanya Button and Laura Carmichael

SIFFcast with Runar Runarsson

May 30, 2016

A conversation with Runar Runarsson, director of Sparrows.

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SIFFcast with Runar Runarsson

SIFFcast with David Novack

May 30, 2016

A conversation with David Novack, director of Finding Babel.

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SIFFcast with David Novack

SIFFcast with Robbie McCallum

May 29, 2016

A conversation with Robbie McCallum, director of Atlantic Heart.

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SIFFcast with Robbie McCallum

SIFFcast with Ti West

May 28, 2016

A conversation with Ti West, director of In A Valley of Violence.

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SIFFcast with Ti West

SIFFcast with Clea DuVall

May 28, 2016

A conversation with Clea DuVall, director of The Intervention.

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SIFFcast with Clea DuVall

SIFFcast with Ceyda Torun

May 26, 2016

A conversation with Ceyda Torun, director of Kedi.

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SIFFcast with Ceyda Torun

SIFFcast with Marco Lorenzen, Rene Frelle Petersen, and Jette Sondergaard

May 22, 2016

A conversation with producer Marco Lorenzen, director Rene Frelle Petersen, and actress Jette Sondergaard of Where Have All the Good Men Gone.

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SIFFcast with Marco Lorenzen, Rene Frelle Petersen, and Jette Sondergaard

SIFFcast with James Redford

May 20, 2016

A conversation with James Redford, director of Resilience.

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SIFFcast with James Redford

SIFFcast with Nathan Adloff

May 19, 2016

A conversation with Nathan Adloff, director of Miles.

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SIFFcast with Nathan Adloff

SIFFcast with Trace Beaulieu

May 18, 2016

A conversation with Trace Beaulieu, actor and writer of Mystery Science Theater 3000.

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SIFFcast with Trace Beaulieu

SIFFcast with Linas Phillips

May 10, 2016

A conversation with Lina Phillips, director of Rainbow Time.

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SIFFcast with Linas Phillips

SIFFcast with Nadine Cloete

May 6, 2016

A conversation with Nadine Cloete, director of Action Commandante.

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SIFFcast with Nadine Cloete

SIFFcast with Jeff Nichols

March 28, 2016

A conversation with Jeff Nichols, director of Midnight Special.

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SIFFcast with Jeff Nichols

SIFFcast with Taimak

March 25, 2016

A conversation with Taimak, star of the martial arts classic The Last Dragon, about what it was like on set, his upcoming autobiography, and more!

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SIFFcast with Taimak

SIFFcast with Stephen Tobolowsky

February 28, 2016

A conversation with Stephen Tobolowsky from Groundhog Day and "Silicon Valley".

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SIFFcast with Stephen Tobolowsky

SIFFcast with Robert Eggers

February 9, 2016

A talk with Robert Eggers and his work in horror films.

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SIFFcast with Robert Eggers