Greenlit takes a deep dive into the wild world of how your favorite film and television projects came to be from idea, through development and production, and eventually reached your screen. Host Matthew Helderman (film producer, financier and media entrepreneur) brings a background of 300+ feature film and TV projects experience to chatting with the biggest names in front of and behind the camera from hits like The Office, Game of Thrones, The Hunger Games, The Royal Tenanbaums Grand Budapest Hotel, The Irishman, Hook, Ant-Man and many more.
If you don’t know him by name, you know him by his iconic film editing. Barry Brown is the Oscar-nominated editor whose work on classics like Do The Right Thing and BlaKKKlansman put him on the map as one of Spike Lee’s sharpest collaborators. Having grown up in the deep South, Brown’s work has always been rooted in social consciousness, striking a balance between engaging entertainment and important activism. In this episode, Brown breaks down the process behind getting his upcoming film Son of the South made; the experience of collaborating with Spike Lee; how cutting a love scene redefined his editing career; and more!
Barry’s collaborations with Buffalo 8 include Buffalo 8 Post-Production on Barry’s film Son of the South (2020).