No Win Scenario

No Win Scenario

Star Trek, Dune, Babylon 5, The Expanse, Star Wars, Neon Genesis Evangelion and more — we are your gateway to science fiction entertainment. As we spar over diverse perspectives and dissect popular narratives, you'll be passionately divided, loving and loathing us in equal measure. Tune in as yours hosts, Don and Trevor, engage with industry experts to explore the day-to-day realities of production and the increasing prominence of mental health concerns in the film and television industry.

Our initial guests include:

Dave Blass (Production Designer, Star Trek Picard)
Liz Kloczkowski (Art Director, Star Trek Picard)
Todd A. Marks (Computer/Video Playback Supervisor, Star Trek Picard)
Jeremy Benning (Cinematographer, The Expanse)
Kent Sanderson (President, Acquisitions and Ancillary Distribution at Bleecker Street)
David Mack (NY Times Best Selling Author, Star Trek: Picard: Firewall)
Jenny R Johnson (Artist)
Derek Tyler Attico (Award winning Author, The Autobiography of Benjamin Sisko) read less
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Episodes

103 - Star Trek Picard Computer Playback Supervisor Todd A. Marks
Sep 24 2023
103 - Star Trek Picard Computer Playback Supervisor Todd A. Marks
After bickering over Dune, Don and Trevor sit down with the talented Todd A. Marks, a computer/video playback supervisor and projectionist who has worked on iconic productions such as "Star Trek: Picard," "Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues," "Quantum Leap," and "Steve Jobs." Todd delves into the intricacies of video playback in film and TV, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and the technical challenges he's faced in his career. With a rich filmography that also includes work on "The Lost World: Jurassic Park," "Venom," and "Barry," Todd provides a unique perspective on the evolution of visual effects and playback techniques in the entertainment industry. Don and Trevor bicker til the very end...this time over the end of the show. https://www.nowinscenariopodcast.comEmail: NoWinScenarioPodcast@gmail.comFollow No Win Scenario on X (Formerly Twitter): @nowinscenario Follow No Win Scenario on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551025621867Subscribe on your favorite platformMental Health Crisis ResourcesIn the US: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)Or text HELPLINE to 62640Or email helpline@nami.orgInternational: visit suicidestop.comStar Trek Picard Video Playback Supervisor Todd A MarksPodcast: No Win ScenarioEpisode Number: 0003Release Date: September 24, 2023Duration: 1:16:11Hosts: Don Schechter and TrevorGuest: Todd A. Marks©2023 Charles River Media Group, LLCAll Artwork AI created and not meant to represent any real or fictional people.
102 -  Star Trek Picard Art Director Liz Kloczkowski
Sep 16 2023
102 - Star Trek Picard Art Director Liz Kloczkowski
In this episode, Don and Trevor, interview Liz Kloczkowski who was an Art Director on Star Trek Picard and Promising Young Woman. Liz shares insights into the role of an art director, the dynamics of the art department in film and TV productions, and her experiences working in the industry. She highlights the recognition and appreciation art directors receive in the Star Trek fandom and discusses the challenges and intricacies of working on sci-fi shows and other genres. Don and Trevor discuss various topics related to Star Trek, including their personal opinions on different Star Trek movies and TV shows, the impact of COVID-19 on the production of recent series, and the evolution of filmmaking techniques over the years. This episode's Hot Topic is the music from Star Trek Picard with a deep dive into Stephen Barton and Frederik Wiedmann's work, including the track "Legacies." https://www.nowinscenariopodcast.comEmail: NoWinScenarioPodcast@gmail.comFollow No Win Scenario on X (Formerly Twitter): @nowinscenario Follow No Win Scenario on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=61551025621867Subscribe on your favorite platformMental Health Crisis ResourcesIn the US: 1-800-950-NAMI (6264)Or text HELPLINE to 62640Or email helpline@nami.orgInternational: visit suicidestop.comStar Trek Picard Art Director Liz KloczkowskiPodcast: No Win ScenarioEpisode Number: 0002Release Date: September 16, 2023Duration: 1:16:04Hosts: Don Schechter and TrevorGuest: Liz Kloczkowski©2023 Charles River Media Group, LLCAll Artwork AI created and not meant to represent any real or fictional people.