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🏆 Creativity Podcast of the Year — Adweek Podcast of the Year Awards

🏆 Best Mini Series — New York Festivals Radio Awards

🏆 Best Mini Series — 2020 Webby Awards Honoree

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PODCAST LINKS: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google | StitcherTuneIn | Download MP3 files (Dropbox)

WATCH 10-MINUTE HIGHLIGHT REEL

A 6-PART LIMITED SERIES. (120 minutes)

Set in the 1970s, this 6-part immersive "biopod" scripted drama tells the story of two big-dreaming filmmakers and friends, Steven Spielberg and George Lucas — and their composer, John Williams — and how they turned their lives upside down to lead a movie revolution. This series was produced by filmmakers, and includes detailed sound design and an original orchestral score.

All six ad-free episodes and a highlight reel, are presented below.

PRODUCTION NOTES

FUNDING: This series was funded entirely by the creators, researched as a documentary project, and written/produced as a narrative "movie for your ears." 

SOUND: The sound design was created by MPSE-nominated film sound editor Peter Bawiec.

ORIGINAL MUSIC: The original orchestral score was created by Ryan Taubert and Benjamin Botkin.

FACTS AND RESEARCH: This true series and its facts were researched by Emmy Award-winning investigative journalist Matt Schrader, and cleared by Fox Rothschild LLP of Los Angeles.

THIRD-PARTY IP: The third-party musical elements used in this production were either licensed or employ Fair Use under the laws of the United States of America.

REVIEWS

★★★★★ 5/5 stars, based on 1.3K user reviews on Apple Podcasts Visit
"Spectacular, immersive, and emotional. A heartfelt story that’s unique in the podcast world."
-​Andrew Liptak, The Verge | Read more​
"A beautiful narrative and colossal piece of storytelling that is sure to stir emotions."
-Joshua Dudley, Forbes | Read more​

"A highly entertaining audio experience."
-Germain Lussier, Gizmodo | Read more​

"One of the best films of the year. Never mind that it's audio only."
-Scott D. Parker | Read more​
"Blockbuster paves the way for a new kind of narrative process in the podcast world."
-Martino Pietropoli, Medium | Read more

 

ORIGINAL SCORE SHOWCASE

*NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION* You can access the Original Score Showcase here.

 

CONTACT

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