Episode Seventy-Five: Eve Light Honthaner
Since the time the Film Method podcast began we have been talking about Eve Light Honthaner and her amazing book The Complete Film Production Handbook! Eve has worked on many films including Titanic, Just Married and Tropic Thunder. She joins us to give some helpful tips for producers for the day that your film finally reaches principal photography. We briefly touch on many topics including working with animals, working with children, using purchase orders and hiring the right people for the job.
Eve Light Honthaner- Producer/Author/Teacher
Eve’s career in the entertainment industry spans many years, primarily in the field of production management. She’s worked in every capacity from PA to line producer and as a staff production executive, most recently for DreamWorks. She’s worked on shows budgeted anywhere from $1 – $250 million and on projects that have been shot throughout the U.S. and internationally, including Titanic, Just Married and Tropic Thunder.
She’s the author of The Complete Film Production Handbook and HOLLYWOOD DRIVE: What it Takes to Break in, Hang in & Make it in the Entertainment Industry. And since 1998, she’s combined her many years of practical experience with a love of teaching to help others succeed in this fiercely competitive business.
In addition to the six-week course she teaches at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts each summer, schedule permitting, she does one- and two-day workshops throughout the country.
Eve’s Website- http://evehonthaner.com
Jenna Edwards- Producer, Film Method Co-Host
For more information about Jenna Edwards please visit the About page.
Lynda Lopez- Producer
Lynda Lopez started her career in film as a Production Designer working on student films with friends from art school where she was a Graphic Design major. She then went on to assist some very talented Production Designers on studio films while still working in various capacities on short films and indie films. Due to her fascination for all aspects of filmmaking, she has become more involved with the Production side of things working as a Director’s Assistant and Producer.
Lynda is currently working on a charity project for All Hands Volunteers, a non-profit organization that provides hands-on assistance to survivors of natural disasters around the world. For more information about Lynda’s project to help this organization please visit Film Method’s Facebook page.
For more information on All Hands Volunteers visit their website at http://hands.org/