PODCASTING 

RUMINATIONS ON THE WORLD OF CINEMA

CryptiCast is an iTunes podcast sponsored by Cryptic Pictures LLC. 

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CRYPTICAST is an exclusive, in-depth examination of the state of the film industry and the impact the "new normal" has had on filmmakers and audiences worldwide. Hosted by award-winning film directors Mark Ricche and Christian Stavrakis, this podcast guides you through the shape-shifting maze of 21st century Hollywood in ten revealing episodes, each focusing on aspects of the art, craft, and commerce of the industry.  From their first-ever Hollywood story pitch to the completion of their award-winning debut film Mortal Remains, the filmmakers share the lessons they learned and the inspirations that led them to continue their pursuits in light of the demise of the Hollywood they once knew. A must-listen for any and all indie filmmakers who are forging the future of cinema!  Be sure to check out bonus episodes with special guest Steven Douglas Craig of Sony Pictures.

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Written by Mark Ricche / Sponsored by Cryptic Pictures LLC. 

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(In American radio, film, television, and video games, "walla" is a sound effect imitating the murmur of a crowd in the background.  A group of actors brought together in the post-production stage of film production to create this murmur is known as a "walla group".)