This Thanksgiving Day special brings back one of my favorite episodes from last year, plus an all-new interview with Whitestone Motions Pictures producer and film composer Nick Kirk.
Last year during Thanksgiving, we had a special about the dark origin of the Tin-Man from the Wizard of Oz and the lessons filmmakers and other artists can learn from that story. The basis for that episode was Whitestone Motion Pictures director Brandon McCormick talking about the making of their film “Heartless,” their version of the aforementioned Tin-Man origin story. This Thanksgiving we bring that episode back, plus a brand new interview with Whitestone’s film composer Nick Kirk. This whole episode is chock full of artistic inspiration.
Music in this Episode
Music from today’s episode was curated from the Song Freedom. Click here to see the Song Freedom mixtape for this episode (All rights reserved). The Song Freedom songs were Le Jazz – Hot A and Le Jazz – Hot B.
Songs used during the interview with Nick (from “That’s Magic”, courtesy of Whitestone Motion Pictures, all rights reserved):
The rest of the songs were from the “Heartless” soundtrack, courtesy of Whitestone Motion Pictures (all rights reserved). Music and Lyrics by Nick Kirk and The Brothers Bright. Songs used (in order of appearance):
- The Tinner (during the history of “Wizard of Oz”)
- Our Story Begins with Love
- The Wicked Witch of the East
- The Cursed Axe
- Yours Alone (credits)
- The Tin Man (during bonus excerpt at end)
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