Planning & Executing Your Career w/ Deadly Illusions Director Anna E. James

Liz Manashil & Alrik Bursell • December 8, 2021

EPISODE SUMMARY
This week Liz and Alrik welcome writer and director Anna Elizabeth James on the show to talk about the making of her smash hit Netflix film, Deadly Illusions starring Kristen Davis, Greer Grammer and Dermot Mulroney. Anna talks about how the film was conceived, how they secured the funding and the amazing story of how it was sold, skipping festivals altogether. This conversation really shows that if you put intention behind your career you can make your dreams a reality, along with a ton of hard work of course! We also have filmmaker Cassandra Warner on the show to talk about her short film Night Light which she made as a student four years ago and we read a letter from a listener!

EPISODE NOTES
This week Liz and Alrik welcome writer and director Anna Elizabeth James on the show to talk about the making of her smash hit Netflix film, Deadly Illusions starring Kristen Davis, Greer Grammer and Dermot Mulroney. Anna talks about how the film was conceived, how they secured the funding and the amazing story of how it was sold, skipping festivals altogether. This conversation really shows that if you put intention behind your career you can make your dreams a reality, along with a ton of hard work of course! We also have filmmaker Cassandra Warner on the show to talk about her short film Night Light which she made as a student four years ago and we read a letter from a listener!