On the one-hundred and eighty-sevnth Box Angeles director Ryan Case (Modern Family, Brooklyn Nine-Nine) stops by Studio 309. She discusses making short films as a kid, always wanting to attend NYU, starting out as an editor, and more!
The BA #187 Breakdown
– Box rants saying WWW.
– Drinking and rituals.
– Growing up in Virginia and playing a lot of movie pretend.
– Making short videos and briefly playing in bands.
– Attending NYU film school and graduating in three years.
– Getting an internship at SNL and moving to North Carolina after graduating.
– Advice from David Lynch and coming to Los Angeles.
– Logging tapes on The Real World, more jobs and then editor at MTV.
– Joining the Editors Guild and assistant editing.
– Requesting to cut a pilot via Facebook and Modern Family being the next one.
– Getting representation and pivoting into directing.
– Ryan describes what she does in three words.
– Ryan answers why show business, why Hollywood and her favorite part of LA.
– Ryan discusses what content she consumes and who she’d like to work with.
– Ryan’s favorite thing she has done (& least) and how she defines success.
– Choose your own adventure sign-off.
STUDIO BEER – Reel Brewery, Narcissus Kumquat IPA
An aspiring actor, Mike ‘Box’ Elder hates when people say WWW. Follow him @boxangeles.