2B Pictures Filmmaking Podcast

The 2B Pictures Flmmaking Podcast is a Filmmakers podcast put together by independent filmmakers Michael & Michele Bekemeyer, telling the story of their own independant feature film called "Playback". We will be using what we learned durring the production of our film to help filmmakers who want to make their own film get started off on the right track.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

ScatterPod :60 of Life #1 - "The Tale of Destibro"

Hello ScatterPod viewers this is Michael Bekemeyer and I am bringing you Episode #1 of my new web series/experimental thing, ":60 of Life". It's a documentary web series/video podcast that will take a look at life, in sixty second slices. It's just a way for me to keep making films, while exploring different visual and editing styles.

I really hope you like this. I have some pretty cool ideas (I think, anyway) for different episodes. Pluse a bunch of the episodes, including this one, will have my kids in them. And kids, especially mine, are always cute. Right?

This episode is called "The Tale of Destibro" and you'll just have to watch to find out more.

Thanks ScatterPod viewers. I'll talk to you again soon.

Download :60 of Life #1 here.

The Featured music in this episode was found on the Podsafe Music Network.

Music by:
Loor Ambient

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Thursday, April 03, 2008

2B Pictures Extra: 7th Son Obsidian is coming!

Hello 2B Pictures fans, this is Michael Bekemeyer with a special delivery.

Every one knows how I feel about J.C. Hutchins and his Podcast Novel Trilogy 7th Son. A couple of months back J.C. Put out a call for any one and every one to make short films hinting towards what his next fiction project would be.

Being the filmmaker and fan that I am, I had to make one. It's getting a bunch of buzz and I'm asking that you do what you can to help spread the word about J.c Hutchins and 7th Son.

For more information about 7th Son: Obsidian, visit J.C.'s website. Click here.

To see the first in a series of videos from with in the world of 7th Son: Obsidian, click here.

Stay tuned and don't panic. Your government is in control.

Saturday, June 09, 2007

2B Pictures Extra: ChatterPod #2

This is an interview I did with friend and author J.C. Hutchins about the upcoming conclusion to his trilogy 7th Son.

Sites mentioned in this podcast.

7th Son

SFF Audio

Listen here.

Saturday, June 02, 2007

2B Pictures: Video Extra - Behind the Scenes Interview

This is just a small look back at what it was like on the set of Playback.

These were the good old days.

Enjoy this. See you again soon.

Watch the interview here.

Monday, May 21, 2007

2B Pictures: Video Extra - Feather Warrior

This is the short film "Feather Warrior" I mentioned in the most recent video update.

We enjoy it. Working on Part 2 this summer.

Email: podcast@2bpictures.com
Visit: http://playback.2bpictures.com

Feather Warrior here.

Monday, May 14, 2007

2B Pictures Filmmaking Podcast: Video Update

This is the long, long, long awaited update to where the hell we've been all this time. Trust us, we have been busy.

Some news, notes and explanations.

Email: podcast@2bpictures.com

Total Running Time: @ 13:00

Download this video podcast here.

Monday, November 06, 2006

A Very Cool Special Announcement

Check this promo out for 7th Son Podcast Novel.

7th Son and J.C. Hutchins

Download Promo Here

Saturday, October 28, 2006

Happy Halloween From ScatterPod - Language & Sexual Content

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Happy Halloween!

Story by: Michele Bekemeyer
Written by: Michael Bekemeyer

Music for this episode:

Halloween 365 by: Falo

Halloween by: CART!

Halloween by: The Coffinshakers

Thanks for listening.

Enjoy! Listen here.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

A Quick PSA from The Buckeye Drivetime Podcast

Just a quick PSA.


email: buckeyedrivetime@gmail.com

Listen here.

Friday, October 06, 2006

ScatterPod: The Dead Light District - Promo

This is the promo for DLD. Feel free to snag this for your podcast, or anywhere else you think might play this.

Thank you. Hope you like it.

Promo here.

Thursday, October 05, 2006

ScatterPod Sample: The Dead Light District Episode 6

This is just a taste of what going on at ScatterPod.

Search "ScatterPod" in iTunes.

Listen here.

Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Episode #30: The Screenplay Part 6

The long awaited return of the 2B Pictures Filmmaking Podcast.

Listen here.

Monday, September 11, 2006

September 11th, 2006

Listen here.

Wednesday, September 06, 2006

2B Special Feature: The Time Traveler Show

This is a show that Michael did a reading of a short story called "The Gun" By: Philip K. Dick. Also an interview with famed Podcast Novelist J.C. Hutchins.

Time Traveler Show

J.C. Hutchins & 7th Son

Listen here.

Tuesday, August 22, 2006

ScatterPod Sample: The Dead Light District

This is just a sample of the sort of thing we will be doing at ScatterPod.

Search iTunes for "ScatterPod"


Subscribe directly to the XML feed.

Listen here.

Wednesday, August 16, 2006

2B Pictures Update


Listen here.

Friday, July 28, 2006

Episode #29 - Directing Part 3

This is Directing Part 3: Directing Kids. Hope you enjoy.

listen here.

Saturday, July 22, 2006

Episode #28: The Screenplay Part 5

This is part five in the screenplay series. Getting closer to a better sound for the show.

Click here to listen.

Episode #27: The Screenplay Part 4

This is the fourth part in the screen play mini series.


Click here to listen.

Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Episode #26 - The Screenplay Part 3

This is part three of the screenplay series. Hope you like it.

Listen here.

Saturday, July 08, 2006

Episode #25 - Quick Update and What's Coming Up

This is just a quick update to let you guys know what's been going on lately. Also quick note on what's coming in the next couple of shows.

Listen here.

Tuesday, June 13, 2006

2B Pictures Video Extra: The Middle Man

This is the long awaited, award winning short film that started it all. It was this short film that convinced us "Playback" was possible. We hope you enjoy it. It's definitely okay to laugh, because it's supposed to be funny. Let us know how you like it.

email: podcast@2bpictures.com
voice: 206-203-1722

Watch it here.

Friday, May 26, 2006

2B Pictures Video Extra

This is just a little photo montage that was set to music. Some nice nostagia in there. It's just a little trip down memory lane. Sorry about the "low resolution".

Click here.

Monday, May 15, 2006

Episode #24: The Screenplay Part 2

This is part two of the screenplay series. We discuss Scene Headings. Stay tuned for more.

Listen to #24 here.

Friday, May 05, 2006

2B Pictures Interview With Podcast 411

This is the interview that Michael did with Rob Walch of Podcast 411. I was talking really fast.

Hope you like it.

You can subscribe to Podcast 411 at http://podcast411.com

Listen here.

Monday, May 01, 2006

Episode #23: The Screenplay Part 1

This is part on in a mini-series we are starting on the specifics of screenplay format. This is the format and settings if you want to sell your script.

My hard drive crashed so there's different intro music for this show only. Some music from Playback.

Here it is.

Monday, April 10, 2006

2B Pictures Video Extra: Scene 65 - "Pancakes"

This is the scene we talked about in the second part of post production. It is one of the scenes we shot all in one take that turned out pretty good. Hope you enjoy this little scene. Please excuse the dust, this scene is still raw and untouched.

Thanks for listening.

Scene 65 here.

Saturday, April 08, 2006

Episode #22: Post Production Part 2

This is the second part of our discussion about Post Production.

Stay tuned! In the coming weeks we have more short films and scenes from Playback.

Thanks for listening.

Click here to listen to #22.

Monday, March 27, 2006

Episode #21: Post Production Part 1

Hello all! Michele is back with me and we begin our discussion on Post Production. This is part one. Look for Part Two in a few days.


Thursday, March 09, 2006

2B Pictures Video Extra: Messages From Youth & Commentary

Just some old video from back in the day. Hope you enjoy it. Stay tuned at the end for a Director's Commentary from Michael.

Click here to watch this video.

Monday, February 27, 2006

2B Pictures Video Extra: Playback Outtakes Reel

WARNING: Language, Sexual Content & Silliness

Just a little something to make you laugh. This is what it's like to make a movie with Michael & Michele.


Click it here.

Monday, February 13, 2006

Episode #20: The DP Part 2

This is the conclusion of the 2 part discussion we had with the DP of our film, Chris Bremer.

#20 Here.



Wednesday, February 08, 2006

Episode #19: The DP Part 1

This is part 1 of a long interview we did with our Director of Photography Chris Bremer.

Click here to download #19.

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Episode #18: Listener Emails

Finally!!! Michael just does a little house cleaning and goes through some emails and audio comments. Sorry it took so long to get a new show out to you guys.

Listen here.

Saturday, December 24, 2005

Episode #17: Have A Very 2B Christmas

Michele's wrapping presents. Michael's going through some Christmas music and a call for some funny production stories. There's something in it for you if you listen.

Merry Christmas

Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Episode #16: Set Design (Video Enhanced)

Just some behind the scenes video from our production as we talk a little bit about the set design of our production.

Episode #16 Video here.

Episode #16: Set Design

We talk a little bit about some of the things we had to do to have enough sets for our production. Check out the Video edition also.

Episode #16 here.

Monday, December 05, 2005

Episode #15: Hodgepodge

A hodgepodge of stuff in here.

Listen here.

Thursday, December 01, 2005

Episode #14: Diligence and Commitment

Just an out of town pep talk from Michael.

Episode 14 here.

Friday, November 18, 2005

2B Pictures Filmmaking Podcast Promo

This is our new promo that we will be submiting to as many shows as possible. If any one knows of any podcast you listen to that might be interested in playing this on their show, let us know.

email us: podcast@2bpictures.com

Let us know what you think of this promo. The music used in this is from our film Playback and it is composed by William Tillis.

Here's the promo.

Sunday, November 13, 2005

Episode #13: Listener Emails Answered

We just took the time to answer a few of the emails that have come in recently. Hope you get something out of this sepecial edition of our show.

Episode 13 here.

Episode #12: Relationships

Michele's back and we talk a little bit about what it's like to work with your friends. Also, when actors in your movie hook up.

Episode 12 here.

Saturday, November 12, 2005

Playback Trailer (Video)

This is the newest version of the trailer that we have been trying to post for the last couple of weeks. Some of the things I say in here are a little outdated, but here it is for you to see. Video iPod capable.

Watch it here.

Friday, October 28, 2005

Episode #11: Rookie Writer Mistakes

Michael talks a little bit about writers that need to keep their head on straight. It goes a little longer than usual, so sorry about that. But, I hope you like it. It's good advice for any one who wants to have any longivity in this business. Mr. Gormley made me do it.

Episode #11 here.

Thursday, October 27, 2005

Episode #10: Directing Part 2

Directing Actors and Non-Actors

Click here to listen to Episode #10.

Wednesday, October 19, 2005

Episode #9: Choreography

Just a few stories about the scenes in our film that needed to be choreographed.

Click here for episode #9

Thursday, October 06, 2005

Episode #8: Producing a low budget movie

Also, stay tuned for more shows in the next few days. We're going to try to get more out this weekend.

Thanks for listening.

Click here to listen to episode #8.

Saturday, October 01, 2005

Episode #7: Just a few updates

Hear our promo we had on one of my favorite podcasts, Accident Hash and some more cool stuff.

Click here to listen to Episode #7.

Thursday, September 22, 2005

Episode #6: Our first day of production

Things didn't quite go as planned.

Click here to listen.

Monday, September 19, 2005

Episode #5: Directing tips

Some Directing advice from Michael.

Click here to hear Episode #5

Monday, September 12, 2005

Episode #4: Scheduling a low budget film

Michele and I talk a little bit about what we learned about scheduling. Enjoy episode #4.

Click here to listen to episode #4.

Friday, September 09, 2005

Episode #3: Pre Production

Part one of a two part series of episodes where we talk about pre production and scheduling. We hope you like it.

Click here to listen to Episode #3.

Sunday, September 04, 2005

Here is episode #2. We talk a little bit about writing for a low budget film. We hope you like the show so far. Episode #3 is coming soon, where we talk about pre-production, casting and such.

Thanks again.

Click here to listen to episode #2.

Tuesday, August 30, 2005

So, the show is up and running. We'll get episode #2 out to you guys as soon as possible.


Monday, August 29, 2005

Here it is. Episode #1 of The 2B Pictures Filmmaking Podcast where we are going to be discussing the ins and outs of filmmaking for independent filmmakers.

I hope you enjoy the show and please subscribe if you want to get updated with new episodes that will be coming in the next week or so.


Click here to listen to the show.