“BeernutsProductions.com” with gough (GWTW632)
Not too many people can draw out my silly side like gough of BeernutsProductions.com can. Back for his 15th appearance on the show to promote his 27th film, gough shares several behind-the-scenes stories about his latest film Couples Therapy. From buying provocative costumes and respecting actors to on-set hilarity and shenanigans, gough, as always, brings his wisdom as an independent filmmaker to the show. He even takes a few moments to be serious as he talks about maintaining confidence as an artist, taking risks, handling criticism, and how to live a creative life.
“On a Journey” with gough (GWTW622)
It’s always a treat for me to spend an hour with gough from Beernuts Productions. In today’s interview, he shares all that went into his latest film, The Kidnapping, including the inspiration for the film, where he bought some of the film’s props, how he approached the script, and the importance of rehearsals. He gives many valuable tips for creatives on developing a repeatable process and asks one of the best creative questions: “Where can I take this next?” We also talk about his podcast and how he develops connections with fascinating people from all walks of life.
“Getting Educated” with gough (GWTW604)
Back on the show to talk about his latest production with BeernutsProductions.com is a long-time friend of the show, gough, from Australia. In this conversation, gough shares stories about all the vignettes, insights, and stereotypes that went into making The Education System. In typical gough fashion, he provides numerous lessons in marketing, brand naming conventions, and handling criticism. Not to mention how to pay better attention during interviews. For filmmakers, he also illuminates deeper insights into his writing style and how he manages his film productions.
“The Perfect Wedding?” with gough (GWTW574)
Have you ever wondered how gough of Beernuts Productions would plan and execute the perfect wedding? His latest film, A Guide to a Perfect Wedding, explores all of the ridiculous scenarios and behaviors involved, from clothes and venues to ceremonies and receptions. In this conversation, gough shares how he planned and shot the film like an actual wedding. He tells me about his favorite jokes and moments in the movie, why podcast hosts should research their guests, and how critiquing his past work helps him grow as a filmmaker.
“The Hilarious World of Art” with gough (GWTW560)
If there’s one line of dialogue that I will never forget, it’s from the movie Empire Records: “I don’t feel that I need to explain my art to you, Warren.” Fortunately for us, gough is here to explain his art to us, the latest film from Beernuts Productions, Biography Of A Star — Christian Victoria. In our conversation, we talked about all things art, including criticism, snobbery, and reverence. We also dive into his collaboration with an artist to create Christian Victoria’s body of work, the challenges of casting his films, and his hot tip for using social media.
“Bread, Butter, and a Book Club” with gough (GWTW510)
https://media.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/content.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/gwtw510.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 1:00:35 — 86.9MB)To what lengths will you go to make sure you get the laugh? How much money will you spend on a 10-second cutaway? Today’s guest will not only answer those questions but also share all the juicy behind-the-scenes details about his latest film, Book Club, released on BeernutsProductions.com. Gough is […]
“Spectrum of Hilarity” with gough (GWTW464)
https://media.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/content.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/gwtw464.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:30 — 75.0MB)I never tire of talking with gough, the filmmaker and comedic genius behind Beernuts Productions, a fiercely independent production and distribution company based out of Australia. Every time we talk, I learn something new about myself, about comedy, business, marketing, and how to put your unique stamp on the work […]
How to Have More Fun! (GWTW436)
https://media.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/content.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/gwtw436.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 19:52 — 28.2MB)I can be an extremely serious person in everything I do and all I am. But if I’m to be honest, which I should be, I take myself way too seriously. I often feel immense tension and stress because of that seriousness. I realize that the source of that tension […]
“Public Service Announcement” with gough (GWTW425)
https://media.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/content.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/gwtw425.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 52:32 — 73.5MB)What do you do when you are five minutes into writing a 20-minute film and realize that your joke has run its course? You figure out a way to write yourself out of the corner and bust through the cliché. No stranger to Getting Work To Work, gough is an […]
“The Art of Pivoting” with gough (GWTW404)
https://media.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/content.blubrry.com/gettingworktowork/gwtw404.mp3Podcast: Download (Duration: 54:42 — 76.1MB)What do you do to keep the train running when your primary means of making a living stops? You figure out a new way and make it happen. At least that’s what today’s guest has done with his comedy content at BeernutsProductions.com. Gough is a long-time friend of the show […]