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Jason A. Raschen
What’s happening in Film and TV in and around Houston TX. Join Jason A. Raschen as he speaks with the people that make magic happen in Houston.
4 days ago
This Emmy Award-winning cinematographer began his visual arts career over thirty years ago as a still photographer and has evolved into a very effective cinematographer. Through training under the direction of master photographer Dean Collins and five-time Academy Award-nominated cinematographer Allen Daviau (ASC), McKee mastered the art of capturing life through still and moving images. Holding factory certification, he served as a trainer and demo artist for both Fast Media and Pinnacle Systems for their post-production and live broadcast products.
Jul 17, 2020
Bilal and Joey
Jul 15, 2020
Bagel Bob on the radio
Jul 9, 2020
https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1787652/ Thank you Grayson for spending the time to speak with Jason on The B-roll. I met Grayson at Deke Anderson's acting class in Houston TX. He gives solid advice and is a heck of a nice guy. Give the interview a listen and download today. Thanks, David C Connolly
Jul 3, 2020
Ms. Mia Ruiz
Jun 9, 2020
On today's episode of “The B-Roll” welcome SWAMP Board Member, Photographer, visual artist, Writer, Producer, #Director & my good friend @marcfuri. 📻📽🎬📸
Jun 4, 2020
Natalie and Tara
In today's new episode of “The B-Roll,” my guests are YouTube stars, Natalie and Tara. This was such a fun interview. I laughed so much! More fun below: Maggie and Maude https://youtu.be/O2TDJ--iRRQ https://youtu.be/ggdFW88U0z4 Imaginary Friends https://youtu.be/HBNBkdPIjk8 Panic Button https://youtu.be/lCPxNnf-7Fk Gig Harbor Film Festival (Wearing Backpacks) https://youtu.be/MvU-0KfLN0g Home page https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCgLib_DNj3uS3wRC3PMGzhg NUEROGUM https://getneuro.com/?rfsn=1467373.6b57c9&utm_source=refersion&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=1467373.6b57c9
May 28, 2020
May 21, 2020
The Ladies of Maenad Productions
“The B-Roll” is back! Listen to my interview with the talented ladies behind Maenad Productions: Liz, Janet, and Ashley. We’ll discuss their films “Mother’s Day”, "The Darlings” and more.
Jan 31, 2020
Today my guest is Fatima Hye is a Bangladeshi-American who grew up in Houston. She got her BA and MA from the University of Houston, majoring in Philosophy, minoring in Psychology and Media Production. She also teaches Philosophy and Humanities at San Jacinto and Houston Community colleges.
Jan 31, 2020
Welcome to another exciting episode of The B-Roll. Coming to you from HTV. Here on the B-Roll we like to spotlight on indie films and the filmmakers that make them. Today my guest is Margaret "Magee" Miller. Magee is a Writer, Editor, Cinematographer, Producer and Director here in Houston. Most importantly she is a 26 year breast cancer survivor!
Jan 31, 2020
Nina Juliano is an award-winning Writer, Producer, and Director. She has an impressive list of both documentary and narrative films to her credit including “Little Sicily”. She has written several screenplays and plays that have gained contest recognition and won fellowships.
Jan 29, 2020
Reel Abilities_ Dee Dee Dochen and Benjy Hershorn
*ReelAbilities: Houston Film & Arts Festival* is a FREE city-wide film and arts festival dedicated to presenting films, art exhibitions, performances, and speakers that celebrate the lives, stories, and talents of people with disabilities. * Mission:* The overall mission of ReelAbilities is to bring systemic change to the culture of Houston's families, institutions, places of work, and communities to be more inclusive of people with disabilities, ultimately making the subject of inclusion an identifiable and enriching element of Houston's distinct culture.
Sep 19, 2019
Lydia Hance is the Founder Artistic Director of Frame Dance. She has been named an Emerging Leader by Dance/USA and has led Frame Dance in performances from the Galveston pier onto the METRO light rail, in the backs of U Haul trucks, downtown tunnels, and into museums, stages, and warehouses for the past ten years. A champion of new music composers, her work deepens interdisciplinary and multi-generational collaborations, and investigates the placement of dance in our lives. She is a choreographer, curator, filmmaker, educator, and dance writer who passionately believes dance should be a part of our every day lives. She holds degrees in Dance Performance and English Literature from SMU and trained at the Taylor School, Graham School, Tisch School of the Arts, Limon Institute and SMU.
Sep 17, 2019
Aug 8, 2019
Rich Kids, The Cast
Happy Thursday! On today's episode of "The B-Roll" we have the two stars of Rich Kids: Gerardo Velasquez & Michelle Magallon-Franco. Here us discuss this awesome independent film that was shot here in Houston!
Jul 26, 2019
Jason and Luke Heights talk bicycle safety.
Luke and Jason sit down and talk bike safety.
Jul 25, 2019
It's Thursday and that means The B-Roll is up on Buzzsprout. Today’s guest is Director Rob Neilson whose film Joe Returns a Video starring Joe Grisaffi won the Audience Award at the Literally Short Film Festival. This is our last interview at the festival. A big THANK YOU to Rose Mary Salum, Lorís Simon & Literal, Latin American Voices for allowing The B-Roll to record these interviews during the Film Festival! Subscribe show at Buzzsprout.com/b-roll
Jul 17, 2019
Jul 11, 2019
Ernesto Martinez Bucio
*ERNESTO MARTINEZ BUCIO * The Future (2018), narrative Writer/Director Mexico Ernesto Martínez Bucio was born in Uruapan, México in 1983. He graduated with a BS in Communication at the ITESO (Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Occidente) and also graduated with a degree in filmmaking at the CCC (Centro de Capacitación Cinematográfica). Bucio is a two-time grant winner of the prestigious FONCA (the Mexican arts and culture national foundation). He is also an alum of the Berlinale Talents. His short films have been official selections in important festivals worldwide such as Cannes, San Sebastián, Rotterdam, El Cairo, Morelia and FICUNAM.
Jul 5, 2019
This week Jason talks with Loris Simon, the Founder of The Literally Short Film Festival. As a filmmaker herself, the festival focuses on film around the world less than 25 minutes.
Jun 27, 2019
Ya’Ke Smith, known for his unflinching and veracious style of storytelling, is a rising voice in independent cinema. His films have received world-wide acclaim, screening and winning awards at over 90 film festivals. The Director’s Guild of America, the Student Academy Awards, HBO, Showtime, and the City of Buffalo, NY, which proclaimed February 23, 2013 as Ya’Ke Smith Day, have honored him. His short, Katrina’s Son, screened at over 40-film festivals and won 14 awards. The film was also eligible for the 2012 Academy Award in short filmmaking. His debut feature, WOLF, which NPR called “an impressive piece by a young director,” premiered at the SXSW Film Festival and has gone on to screen and win awards at festivals across North America. The film is now available for download via several Video-on-Demand outlets. His short film, dawn., made its television premiere on HBO in February of 2015, and screened on the network for two years.
Jun 20, 2019
Mrs. Marian Luntz
Happy Thursday, on today's episode of The B-Roll, my guest is Marian Luntz with Films at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. She will be sharing all the new release, classic & foreign films coming to The Museum.
1 hr 1 min
Jun 12, 2019
Fresh from screening at The Literally Short Film Festival of his short film "Landscape", Leo sits down with Jason Raschen and talks about his film and what it was like producing a short film in the Czech Republic and how a Filmmaker from Dallas ended up there. Instagram:@leo_of_apple Twitter: @LeonardoNussenz Facebook: @ Leo Nussenzveig
May 29, 2019
Mr. Jason Leal
Jason and Cameron sit down with Jason Leal and we learn more about his start as a filmmaker in Houston and his current and past projects in and around the Houston area.
May 22, 2019
Mr. Tarik Belhouchet
Jason sits down with Tarik Belhouchet and we learn more about his start as a filmmaker in Houston and his unique perspective on his projects.Tarik has worked as an actor and as a Director of Photography on several Indie projects here in Houston.
May 15, 2019
Mr. Joe Grisaffi
This week episode come to you "Live" from the floor of Houston's own Comicpalooza 2019. Joe Grisaffi is an actor and award-winning director from Houston, Texas. The films he has directed include Laughing Boy, Dead of Knight, Conjoined, and Lars the Emo Kid. Films Grisaffi has appeared in include Doll Factory, The Haunted Trailer and the upcoming Gem of the Rainforest and In a Madman's World, in which Grisaffi plays real life serial Dean Corll.
May 8, 2019
Mrs. Michelle Robinson
Tonight's guest, we welcome local writer, producer and actress, Michelle Robinson. She'll discuss her current and past project, on both sides of the camera.
May 8, 2019
Mr. Jim Lively
Jason and Jim talk shop, meaning Comicpalooza.
Apr 25, 2019
Mr. Justyn Bradley, Mr. John Waring
Justyn is a multi-disciplined professional with over 3 years of working experience as an Independent Actor, Voice Over Artist, and Motivational Speaker, as well as experience as a Championship Wrestler, Stuntman, Fitness Expert, Producer, Filmmaker, and is the Creator of his own Cartoon Series, The Shrinks, American Fit Family. Mr. Bradley’s diverse artistic voice-over talents cover an exceptional range of over 250 vocal dialects. From a South Texas Cowboy twang to a Bronx New York vernacular, Justyn covers just about any domestic accent, yet also incorporates a variety of international accents such as Russian, Vietnamese, and Jamaican, just to name a few. He has done voice-over commercials for radio, film, television, theater, and music videos. In contrast, Justyn’s versatile athletic abilities allow him to be agile, tough, and flexible, preparing him for roles demanding high physical activities. His athletic prowess includes: Soccer, Aerobics, Boxing, Track & F…
Apr 18, 2019
Mr. Eddie Rodriguez
Tonight's guest, Eddie Rodriguez has quite the resume,
Apr 17, 2019
Mr. Stephen Bent
Stephen Bent is from Baytown, TX. He is native to Louisiana however he has lived in Baytown, TX for 27 years. He is a Sterling High School graduate who took courses at Lee College then studied film production at Houston Community College. He currently works at Lee College in the box office and technical crew of the Performing Arts Center. He has written, produced and directed 4 short films and has worked on a few films as a PA. His latest project, "Brunch" is currently in a few film festivals.
Apr 16, 2019
Mr. David C Connolly
David C Connolly, the Producer of B-roll is our guest this week and we'll discuss his career in film and television and find out why he's on the show. Stay tuned,
Apr 7, 2019
Mr. Chuck Norfolk
Chuck is lifelong storyteller and accomplished screenwriter who enjoys collaborating with his two brothers, Tim and Steve, over the years as the Brothers Norfolk. He is also an award-winning filmmaker who maintains an active presence in the Texas film community, having garnered a reputation as a dependable team player and a valuable resource for his fellow independent filmmakers
1 hr 1 min
Mar 27, 2019
Ms. Joanna Sanchez and Mr. Robert Cornealison
Joanna Sanchez is a working actress, producer and acting coach.... A few of her television credits include Guest Starring Roles on "This Is Us", "ER", "Always Sunny In Philadelphia", GRAVES, “The League", "So Notorious", and most recently "AJ and The Queen" She has done Broadway as well as Off Broadway Shows...Her film credits include “Up Close and Personal", "Conspiracy Theory, "To the Bone", "Frank and Ava", and the soon to be released film "Magic Max'. She is currently involved in producing feature films as well as some television projects.
Mar 21, 2019
Ms. Jalene Mack
In looking at African-American women emerging as leaders to the national forefront, Entertainment Attorney Jalene M. Mack will not be overlooked. Jalene is not only an entertainment attorney but has successfully integrated the demanding roles of wife, mother, actress, playwright, producer, writer, founder of a performing arts nonprofit by keeping the focus on her long-term goal “to make an impact on the entertainment industry”. Born on January 10th in Kansas City, Missouri, Jalene was raised from the age of seven in the City of New Orleans where her sense of “involvement and participation” was established and nurtured through collective community celebration of culture and the arts. Educated through the Catholic school system and immersed in dance and theater from childhood, Jalene developed a deep rooted passion for the arts with an emphasis on education early in life.
Mar 18, 2019
Ms. Shawn Harris
Shawn Harris, owner of Lazy Park Entertainment, LLC, has a long-held passion for filmmaking. After creating several short videos for corporate holiday parties, Shawn fully committed to filmmaking after working on set for local feature film productions. She formed Lazy Park Entertainment to fulfill her creative vision, which is to fill your “lazy day” with entertaining stories birth from personal truths. Shawn went on to write, direct, and produce a family documentary short, Celebrating Freedom. It debuted to rousing applause and critical acclaim at the family’s annual reunion. She made her fiction-writing debut in 2017 with her first narrative short, Doorbell, and went on to produce and direct the film. It premiered at the 2018 Houston Black Film Festival and was sold on Vimeo until it was made public early this month. Shawn is currently writing a short film and is in development on two documentary shorts. Alongside producer, writer, and director, Shawn is also a production manag…
Mar 7, 2019
Mrs. Cortney Sandifer
This weeks episode, our guest is Courtney Sandifer, write, filmmaker, producer and director. We apologize for the sound quality, we're working on a cleaner version and will upload posthaste. Thanks
1 hr 1 min
Mar 1, 2019
Mr. Mel House
Tonight special guest is Mel House.
1 hr 1 min
Feb 20, 2019
Mr. Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr
We're back in the KPFT studio tonight for another amazing episode of "B-Roll". Tonight's guest this week is Emmanuel Osei-Kuffour Jr. Emmanuel is an award-winning Writer, Producer, Editor & Director based in Houston, TX. His films have screened and won awards at over 50 film festivals. He has also directed commercials and winning 6 Addy Awards in 2018. Guess what? There is much much more. Due to technical difficulties, the interview ended prior to the completion of the interview.
Feb 14, 2019
Mr. Kenneth Dupuis and Mr. Gordon S. Williams
Kenneth Dupuis is a Southeast Texas based freelance Producer, Director, and Editor with over a decade of experience. In 2016, he founded Flatcap Productions, to produce television and commercial content. Dupuis was the producer of the award winning historical fiction short film “The Example.” Gordon S. Williams is a graduate of Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science in Communication with an emphasis in Broadcasting. Williams is a multi-award winning writer, producer, and director for his company G Sharp Productions and LUTV Productions. The seventh short film he wrote and co-produced “The Example,” has been accepted to over 30 film festivals/venues, received 13 awards, and has garnered distribution deals from Amazon Video, Shorts International, Kweli.TV, and Indieflix.
Feb 7, 2019
Mr. Byron Canady
Mr. Canady is an adjunct professor for UH Downtown, the Board President of SWAMP and much much more. Give it a listen and see for yourself.
Jan 31, 2019
Mr Wayne Slaten
Wayne Slaten is an American independent movie director and screenwriter.
Jan 24, 2019
Ms. Amanda Dianne
Tonight guest, Amanda Dianne, Actress, Filmmaker and Singer. https://www.amandadianne.com/
Jan 18, 2019
Inaugural Episode of B-roll on KPFT 90.1 HD2
We talk with Alfred about the state of filmmaking in the city of Houston and surrounding areas