PODCAST

Cool Hand Crypto

Matt Silverman

CINEMA + CULTURE + CRYPTO. Welcome to Cool Hand Crypto. A video-podcast with your host, the Count of Monte Crypto, filmmaker Matt Silverman. The world is changing, and along with it the way we watch, create, enjoy, and distribute art, entertainment and culture. In this podcast, Silverman will be interviewing filmmakers, artists, thought leaders and tech insiders to discover, deconstruct and demystify the new kid in town, web3, crypto, NFTs, DAOs, and the Metaverse.

#21: Anthony Hayes — Retrogression Defi Studio
Welcome to Cool Hand Crypto, where Cinema, Culture and Crypto collide! In this episode of Cool Hand Crypto, Matt speaks with veteran actor and director of Zac Efron's new film Gold, Anthony Hayes! In this episode Hayes discusses what it's like to direct Zac Efron, the tumultuous shooting conditions faced when filming Gold, his storied career as an actor, the ability to work both within the Hollywood studio system and outside of it, the impulse to reward creators more directly, and the various facets of his blockbuster defi Web3 studio, Retrogression.  For more on Anthony and Retrogression head to: IMDB | https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0370892/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 Web | retrogression.io Telegram | @rtgnuniverse Film Crib | crib.retrogression.io — Anthony Hayes is an actor from War Machine with Brad Pitt, The Light Between Oceans with Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander, Cargo with Martin Freeman, Animal Kingdom with Ben Mendelsohn and Joel Edgerton, The Rover with Guy Pearce and Robert Pattinson among many other films. Most recently, Hayes produced, directed and co-wrote Gold, starring Zac Efron. Hayes is also the creator of Retrogression, a multi-faceted Web3 film studio. — Cool Hand Crypto Host & Executive Producer: Matt Silverman — Listen and subscribe to the Cool Hand Crypto Podcast! Watch and subscribe to Cool Hand Crypto on YouTube! For the latest episodes and updates head to: CoolHandCrypto.com #coolhandcrypto, #retrogression, #AnthonyHayes, #ZacEfron, #cinema,#culture,#crypto,#legal, #meta,#metaverse,#movies,#Hollywood,#nft,#dao,#cryptocurrency,#matt silverman,#TikTok
6d ago
57 mins
#20: The Sherwood Project — NFT Marketing
Welcome to Cool Hand Crypto, where Cinema, Culture and Crypto collide! In this episode of Cool Hand Crypto, The Sherwood Project takes over. Co-Founders Matt Silverman and Luke Dale welcome NFT marketing guru Arvin Khamseh to discuss marketing strategies that take NFT projects from "zero to hero"! — Arvin Khamseh has always been on the forefront of new tech trends. From biohacking to internet marketing, Arvin knows where to invest his time. So when the NFT wave came along, it was a natural fit for him to jump in early on. Because of his early entrance into the market, Arvin is one of the few established thought leaders within the NFT space. He has consulted with 200+ NFT brands and has partnered with Reddit, Twitter, and Quora. His two largest NFT projects, Sands Vegas Casino Club and Meta Legends, both sold out. The Sands project made +$2.8m in 20 hours and the Meta project made an astonishing +$10m in 20 hours and even received celebrity attention. Most recently, Arvin helped Women of Crypto hit #1 on Icy.tools and is the #1 trending on Opensea. Arvin is excited to help lead the conversation around NFTs and is a highly sought-after guest. He is soon to be featured in USA Today, Forbes and Business Insider. For more on Arvin check out: Website: soldoutnfts.io Instagram: instagram.com/arvinknft Twitter: twitter.com/arvinknft LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/arvinkhamseh   — \\ THE SHERWOOD PROJECT - JUNE 1, 2022 PRESALE, JUNE 15 PUBLIC SALE \\   For more on The Sherwood Project head to: https://www.TheSherwoodProject.com   Artists, Mentors and Allies, join our Discord! https://discord.gg/gBkur9G9hj — Cool Hand Crypto Host & Executive Producer: Matt Silverman Assoc. Producer: Cassidy Slamin — Listen and subscribe to the Cool Hand Crypto Podcast: https://www.coolhandcrypto.com/#subscribe Watch and subscribe to Cool Hand Crypto on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCObE4gf0oNrbCTVDdO1v-uw For the latest episodes and updates head to: http://coolhandcrypto.com/ #TheSherwoodProject #CoolHandCrypto #coolhandcrypto,#cinema,#culture,#crypto,#TheSherwoodProject,#LukeDale,#Hanscap,#meta,#metaverse,#movies,#Hollywood,#nft,#dao,#cryptocurrency,#matt silverman,#TikTok, #ArvinkNFT, #ArvinKhamseh
May 5 2022
52 mins
#19: Carlos Garcia — Web3 Law#18: The Sherwood Project — Logo
Mar 2 2022
46 mins
#17: Releap — Music NFTs for Creators and Fans#16: The Sherwood Project — A Documentary about NFTs funded by NFTs#15: BitFans — The Future of Tokenization#14: The Sherwood Project — Priority List, Budgets, Artists, Mentors and Allies + Scams#13: The Sherwood Project — An Introduction#12: Rebecca Rose — NFT Holograms, a House of Rats, and Pepper’s Ghost
Welcome to Cool Hand Crypto, where Cinema, Culture and Crypto collide!  In this episode of Cool Hand Crypto, Matt speaks with sculptor, NFT artist and curator Rebecca Rose. Matt and Rebecca discuss the merging of the physical world with the digital metaverse, NFT holograms, Pepper's ghost, the various platforms, marketplaces, and blockchains she and other artists are currently experimenting with, NFT IP rights, fractionalizing NFTs, the difference between “portions” and “shares”, among other related topics. — Rebecca Rose is a sculptor, curator & hologram collage artist exploring NFTs as holograms in single plane & quad split holographic formats to lift NFTs off flat screens & enter physical spaces when paired with holographic pyramids. Her work has received grants co-sponsored by the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Andy Warhol Foundation, Andrew Mellon Foundation, Joan Mitchell Foundation & Bloomberg Philanthropic. Exhibitions include The Whitney Museum of Art, Art Basel Miami Beach, & the Museum fur Kunst und Gewerbe as well as artist talks at NFT.NYC & NFT BZL. — For more on Rebecca Rose head to: Twitter: @sculpturings Instagram: @sculpturings Opensea: @sculpturings Foundation: @sculpturings KnownOrigin: @sculpturings SuperRare: @sculpturings Website: sculpturings.com — Cool Hand Crypto Host & Executive Producer: Matt Silverman Assoc. Producer: Cassidy Slamin — Listen and subscribe to the Cool Hand Crypto Podcast! Watch and subscribe to Cool Hand Crypto on YouTube! For the latest episodes and updates head to: CoolHandCrypto.com #CoolHandCrypto #coolhandcrypto,#cinema,#culture,#crypto,#rebeccarose,#NFTholograms,#holograms,#meta,#sculpturings,#metaverse,#movies,#Hollywood,#nft,#dao,#cryptocurrency,#matt silverman,#TikTok
Feb 1 2022
1 hr 2 mins
#11: Moviecoin.com — Financing Films through Crypto
Welcome to Cool Hand Crypto, where Cinema, Culture and Crypto collide!  In this episode of Cool Hand Crypto, Matt speaks with Moviecoin.com Team Leads James Mackie and James Hickey. Silverman, Mackie and Hickey discuss the promise of funding films through crypto, the hurdles in launching such a platform, the solutions this type of platform will bring to film financing, and the future of web3 cinema.  — Moviecoin.com is a new platform that brings movie funding into the modern era. By combining the technology of NFTs and blockchain Moviecoin has created a first of its kind movie funding platform allowing fans to invest from as little as $10 and for lesser known directors and producers to have their movies funded. By tokenizing movie investment into unique and interesting NFTs with profit rights attached, Moviecoin is giving fans a chance to own a piece of movie history and create some passive income, and moviemakers to create unique movie related works opening the doors of funding to their fans. — For more on James Mackie head to: LinkedIn For more on James Hickey head to: LinkedIn — Cool Hand Crypto Host & Executive Producer: Matt Silverman Assoc. Producer: Cassidy Slamin — Listen and subscribe to the Cool Hand Crypto Podcast! Watch and subscribe to Cool Hand Crypto on YouTube! For the latest episodes and updates head to: CoolHandCrypto.com #CoolHandCrypto #coolhandcrypto,#cinema,#culture,#crypto,#moviecoin,#jameshickey,#jamesmackie, metaverse,#movies,#Hollywood,#nft,#dao,#cryptocurrency,#matt silverman,#TikTok
Jan 26 2022
49 mins
#10: Josephine Landertinger Forero — NFTs for Social Good
Welcome to Cool Hand Crypto, where Cinema, Culture and Crypto collide! In this episode of Cool Hand Crypto, Matt speaks with filmmaker, educator and humanitarian Josephine Landertinger Forero about using the tools of filmmaking and NFTs for social good. Matt and Josephine discuss the process of documentary filmmaking, navigating NFTs, cultural initiatives within the NFT ecosystem, and her own organizations and films that merge cinema and human rights. — Josephine Landertinger Forero, born in 1983, is a film director and producer, educator, mother of two daughters passionate about human rights, migration, diversity, gender equality and women’s empowerment. She is a member of the Colombian Academy of Motion Pictures (ACACC) in the specialty of Directing, member of Dones Visuals Catalonia, European Women's Audiovisual Network, CIMA Spain and Girls Club Women & Hollywood. Founder of Global Eyes Production and creator of the online directory of organizations that work on gender equality in Ibero-American cinema: accionmujeres.com. Founder of the first online film academy for Spanish speaking female filmmakers, Just Love Film Academy. Her film "Home - the country of illusion" was nominated for Best Colombian Documentary by the ACACC in 2017, a reflection on identity and the sense of belonging. It can be seen on various platforms such as Filmin, Mowies, Amazon Prime or Flixolé. Her second feature "I'm Cris from Tierra Bomba" will be launching in 2022 and will have NFTs to support LBGTIQ organizations. Josephine studied Film and Communication at the Freie Universität Berlin, Germany. She specialized in German postwar cinema, Italian Neorealism, documentary cinema and journalism in armed conflicts. — For more on Josephine head to: twitter.com/Josephine_LF_ instagram.com/josephine_lf_film linkedin.com/in/josephine-lf josephine-lf.com — Cool Hand Crypto Host & Executive Producer: Matt Silverman Assoc. Producer: Cassidy Slamin — Listen and subscribe to the Cool Hand Crypto Podcast! Watch and subscribe to Cool Hand Crypto on YouTube! For the latest episodes and updates head to: CoolHandCrypto.com #CoolHandCrypto #coolhandcrypto,#cinema,#culture,#crypto,#JosephineLF,#metaverse,#movies,#Hollywood,#nft,#dao,#cryptocurrency,#matt silverman,#TikTok
Jan 21 2022
59 mins
#9: Cameron Van Hoy — Filmmaker | Flinch (2021)#8: Sam Haack — Virtual Real Estate#7: Trevor Hawkins — Filmmaker | Lotawana (2022)
Welcome to Cool Hand Crypto, where Cinema, Culture and Crypto collide! In this episode of Cool Hand Crypto, Matt speaks with filmmaker Trevor Hawkins about his feature directorial debut, Lotawana. Matt and Trevor discuss the writing process, casting Lotawana, film production, post production, selling the film as an NFT, the legal hurdles faced when doing so, among other topics. — Trevor Hawkins’s unique aesthetic and appetite for cinema, wildlife and adventure have earned him an EMMY, three Vimeo Staff-Picks, the title “Exceptional Filmmaker” from National Geographic and worldwide acclaim throughout the film, television, magazine and commercial industries. Hawkins wore many hats on his first, full-length, feature film, Lotawana, including writer, director, cinematographer, editor and colorist and is currently in-development of his next feature film. In 2012 he was hired by the President of Rwanda to create a film rebranding Rwanda’s image to the rest of the world. And although not a hunter himself, Hawkins is widely acknowledged for dramatically reforming the creative and story-telling standards of the hunting television industry with the hit show, Heartland Bowhunter. Hawkins founded the production company, MAMMOTH, in 2010. RW2 represents his commercial work and FilmSupply represents his licensing. Beyond feature films and commercials, he creates documentaries, tourism and wildlife videos, TV shows and photography. He’s a life-long resident of Lake Lotawana, MO and can be found sailing, rehabilitating wildlife, wakeboarding and “gettin wet ‘n wild with the other lake rats.” — For more on Trevor head to: TrevorHawkinsFilm.com | Lotawana Movie — Listen and subscribe to the Cool Hand Crypto Podcast! Watch and subscribe to Cool Hand Crypto on YouTube! For the latest episodes and updates head to: CoolHandCrypto.com #CoolHandCrypto
Dec 28 2021
1 hr 2 mins
#6: Ryan Maloney — Crunchy Cows NFT Artist
Dec 24 2021
51 mins
#5: Bon Jenn — TikTok Couch-Guy Crypto Sage#4: Luke Dale — Filmmaker
Welcome to Cool Hand Crypto, where Cinema, Culture and Crypto collide! In this episode of Cool Hand Crypto, Matt speaks with filmmaker and manager Luke Dale, AKA Hanscap on TikTok, about managing Larwood & Koh, his recent TikTok celebrity, the utility of TikTok, 505 Films, his feature directorial debut, and his insights into DAOs, crypto and NFTs. — After graduating from the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, Luke Dale was the recipient of the Alan Bates Award. He worked with Ron Howard on his series Genius for National Geographic, as well as a number of TV shows such as Doctors, Holby City (BBC) and the Royals (E!). As a motion capture artist, he's played roles in Battlefield V (EA) and Kingdom Come: Deliverance (Warhorse Studios). For his first film, he directed and produced a 50 minute documentary on the history and culture of British repertory theatre called The Actor’s Apprenticeship, featuring interviews with Dame Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Imelda Staunton, Jim Carter, Steven Berkoff, Patsy Rodenburg and Mike Alfreds, among others. In 2021 505’s debut short Jump has won 20 festival awards, including Best British Short at the London Independent Film Awards and Best Actor at the Birmingham Film Festival. It also won Best Actor and Best Editor at the Little Wing Film Festival and Best Social Drama at the New Renaissance Film Festival and has been distributed by Paus.tv His most recent music video AXIS has won numerous awards including Best Director and Honourable Mention at the International Music Video Awards. Luke is thrilled to be directing Bad Ladz for his first feature film in 2022. With a superb cast and a budget of £150,000, it promises to be an exciting venture for 505. — For more on Luke head to: TikTok Larwood & Koh 505 Films — Listen and subscribe to the Cool Hand Crypto Podcast! Watch and subscribe to Cool Hand Crypto on YouTube! For the latest episodes and updates head to: CoolHandCrypto.com #CoolHandCrypto
Dec 17 2021
52 mins
#3: Avi Lieberman — Co-Founder of Muse DAO#2: Shan Xu — Founder and Director of ratDAO