The Things We Do: Podcast

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By: Martin Theobald

A Podcast talking about Film, Life, Television, Culture, Mental Health and all that Fun Jazzy Stuff. Hosted by Martin Theobald

The Things We Do... - Interview with Gracie Lacey
#1
Last Saturday at 7:00 AM

Warning: This episode covers topics that some listeners might find the content triggering or confronting. If you are seeking help please contact your local Helpline.

Personal thanks to both GoodLove Studio, Ian Jeisy in LA for helping record this episode and Renae Scotson at Big.Dsigns for Designing the New Podcast Logo.


The Things We Do... - New Years Special 2021 Edition
#7
01/01/2022

Reunited with special returning guests, Danny Barton, Tabitha Law and Sarah Kolb, we chat about all things relating to New Years and the importance of it.

Instagrams

Danny Barton: dannyjbarton

Danny’s Podcast: actorsmakingit

Tabitha Law: tabbyyanne

Sarah Kolb: imsarahkolb

Personal thanks to Eliza Kinchington for Designing the Podcast Logo.


The Things We Do... - Holiday Special with Britt Clark (Part 2)
#6
12/25/2021

Reunited with special returning guest Britt Clark. We chat about all things relating to Christmas and the Holiday Season.

Britt’s Instagram: brittscottclark

Britt and Vic’s Podcast: shitthatscaresus

Personal thanks to Stephie Gray at Erlenmeyer for Designing the Podcast Logo.


The Things We Do... - Holiday Special (Part 1)
#5
12/25/2021

Reunited with special returning guests, Ally Burnham, Lachlan Crosweller, and Kirsty Mckenzie. We chat about all things relating to Christmas and the Holiday Season.

Instagrams

Ally Burnham: alexandria_burnham

Lachlan Crosweller: tonybonesandtheghoulpatrol

Kirsty Mckenzie: kirsty_mckenzie_

Personal thanks to both Jonathan Mortlock for helping record this episode and Stephie Gray at Erlenmeyer for Designing the Podcast Logo.


The Things We Do... - Interview with Sams J. Bellwood
#4
12/18/2021

Warning: This episode covers topics that some listeners might find the content triggering or confronting. If you are seeking help please contact your local Helpline.

Sam and I chat Deep Personal Conversations, Working During Covid, Food Critic, Loving Food, Food Culture, Eating Food Overseas, Gumshara Ramen, Cooking at Home, Improvising vs Recipes, BBQing, Twitch Streaming BBQ, Stereotypes Growing Up, Australian BBQ vs American BBQ, Cooking Techniques, Food Truck Culture, Love and Passion in Cooking, Stealing Christmas, Sharing Cooking Duties,


The Things We Do... - Interview with Ryan Ash
#3
12/11/2021

Ryan and I chat Returning to Study, Using Psychology and Life Experiences to Improve a Performance, Personalities Who Are Actors or Actors Who Are Personalities, Underrated Actors, Storytelling and Originality Not Financially Viable, Listening to Your Collaborators, Problems with Cinematic Universes, Female Characters and Female Creatives, Pro’s and Con’s with the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Iranian Culture, Changing Your Name,


The Things We Do... - Interview with Megan Bell
#2
12/04/2021

Megan and I chat Don’t Judge a Book by it’s Cover, Melbourne vs Gold Coast, Sport Culture, Jordan Belfort, Acting, Being a Reserved Person, Embracing Your Weirdness, Not Getting Typecast, Working on Period Piece Movies, Embracing Stories in Movies, Actors Playing Themselves, Reflection On Your Own Performances, Criticism on Body Image and Body Weight of Female Actors, Objectification in Auditions, Worrying About Your Appearance, Seeing Through the Bullshit, Exploitation, Blacklisting, Unnecessary Complaining on Set, Doing Overnight Film Shoots, Student Film Sets, Acting with Temperature Being Different to What You Are Filming, Admiring Continuity, Filming vs Watching, Feeling Unde...


The Things We Do... - Interview with Vivienne Greer
#1
11/27/2021

Viv and I chat about Acting, Moving to Melbourne, Taking Opportunities, Sydney vs Melbourne and the Arts, Audition Experiences, Difficult Set Experiences, Free vs Paid Work, Approaching the Character, Ugly Roles, Women in Film


The Things We Do... - Interview with Chloe Love
#6
11/20/2021

Warning: This episode covers topics that some listeners might find the content triggering or confronting. If you are seeking help please contact Lifeline in Australia or your local Help Line.

Chloe and I chat about Geography, History, Bundaberg, Tasting Weird Things, Human Condition, Voice Acting, Performing, Change in Life Direction, Lack of Motivation, Self Worth, Anxiety, Dealing with Your Problems, Appropriate Work Behaviour, Being Proud of Your Differences, Blind Faith, Mistranslation, Covid - 19 (In July 2021), Hesitation Around Vaccination, Australia’s Political Stupidity, Tokyo 2020, How the Accent Stuck, People Getting Your Accent Wrong, Having a Soothing Voice, Tattoos, Wo...


The Things We Do... - Interview with Megan Mitchell
#5
11/13/2021

Megan and I chat about Addiction to Caffeine, Working in Theatres, Arts Surviving During the Covid-19 Pandemic, “Get a Real Job?”, No Support for the Arts but a High Demand for Entertainment, Why Do People Watch Films?, How Do Indie Films Become Successful?, Hard Work and Making Connections, Asking for Favours or Help with Projects, Introverts Vs Extraverts, Finding Your Character Zone, Attention to Detail in your Performance, Going from an Economics Finance Degree to Acting, Embracing Your 20’s, Doing What You Love, What is Making It?, Family Work Environments During Covid-19, Working on Neighbours, Raising Controversial Issues in the Wo...


The Things We Do... - Interview with Kirsty Mckenzie
#4
11/06/2021

Kirsty and I chat about Growing Up in South Africa, PhD Life, Culture Shock, Australian Cultural Prejudice, Generalisation, Harming People’s Reputation, Poverty and Safety in South Africa, Self Defence, Assumptions in Others, Falling in Love and Out of Love with Performing, Bullying, Mad Max, Celebrity Crushes, Fetishising Modeling, Being a Goof, Taking People at Face Value, Awkward Flirting, Bad Dating Experiences, Not Realising Who You’ve Worked With, Working in Australian Indie Films, Films “Coming Soon”, Post Production Woes, Delays on Getting Showreel Footage, and Making Your Own Short Film


The Things We Do... - Interview with Sophie Renae
#3
10/30/2021

Warning: This episode covers topics such as Self Harm and Suicide. Some listeners might find the content triggering or confronting. If you are seeking help please contact Lifeline in Australia or your local Help Line.

Sophie and I chat about Acting, Producing, Film Making, Assumptions in the Workplace, Work/Life Balance, Is This The Right Job For Me?, Making Connections, Pushing Yourself Regardless of Your Wellbeing, Sick Leave?, Shifting the Blame, Putting Out Spot Fires, Media isn’t Unbiased, Misinformation in News Outlets, Having Creative Freedom Back, Making Mistakes, Uprooting Your Life, Getting Life Experiences, Letting Yourself Be...


The Things We Do... - Interview with Alana Louise
#2
10/23/2021

Warning: This episode covers topics such as Self Harm and Suicide. Some listeners might find the content triggering or confronting. If you are seeking help please contact Lifeline in Australia or your local Help Line.

Alana and I chat Acting, Writing, Stand Up, Nerves in Performing, Balancing Worth and Self Care, Self Forgiveness, Researching Roles, Respecting Personal Life and Work Life, Supporting Each Other in the Arts Industry, Capitalist Society Issues, People Putting Humans on a Pedestal, Do We Have Too Many Options to Watch or Not Enough Options?, Pushing the Barriers, Feeling Like You’ve F**ke...


The Things We Do... - Interview with Sarah Kolb
#1
10/16/2021

Sarah and I chat Growing Up in Germany, Bilingual, Diversity in Casting, Finding Direction After a Injury, Feeling Like Your Cup Is Full, Gender Roles, Career Goals, Plan B’s, Your Inner Child, Going to a Catholic School, Differences in Growing Up, LGBTQIA+ Experiences, A World Without Labels, Talking About Sex in a Safe Space, Being in Lockdown with your Partner, Covid Impact in Australia (In May 2021), Getting the Vaccine and the Benefits with it, Lockdown Problems and Restrictions, Our Hate with Boris Johnson and UK Government, Selfish Politicians, and The Arts Not Being Supported During the Pandemic


The Things We Do... - Interview with Rupert Raineri
#6
10/09/2021

Rupert and I chat The Pressures of Creating Short Films, Diversity in Performances Choices and Characters, Types of Creatives, Having Your Personality Injected Into Your Work, Teamwork, Measuring The Input and Output, Covid - 19 Projects and Self Reflection, The Hustle and Bustle, The Struggling Artist in Sydney, “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”, Filming in Australia (But Not Setting Your Film in Australia), Pay-check Films Vs Material Films, Remakes vs Continuations, Punching in Early, Good Worth Ethic Regardless of Age, Self Doubt in Yourself, Online Criticism and Different Experiences in Life


The Things We Do... - Interview with Stefani Dilan
#5
10/02/2021

Stef and I chat Imaginary Friends, Growing Up in Port Macquarie, Being an Introvert in Life, Assumptions, Differences in Cultures, Fitting into the Western Society Mold, Covid Controversy, Government Flaws, Being Aware of One's Own Self, Views on Relationships, “No” Means “No”, Dreams Roles, Motion Capture, Voice Acting, Doing Proper Character Acting, Enjoying Life in the Moment and Not Through Social Media, and Future Endeavours and Goals


The Things We Do... - Interview with Eliza Huybers
#4
09/25/2021

Lize and I chat Growing Up in Brisbane, Not Fitting In, Non Gender Conformity, Pronouns and How We Identify, Forced Gender Roles Growing Up, Queer Characters in Movies and TV Shows, Casting Queer Actors in Queer Roles, The Divide in the Queer Community, Being Misgendered in the Workplace, How Complimentary is the English Language?, Having Someone Vocally Be Your Ally, and Getting Equal Rights in Society


The Things We Do... - Interview with Naomi Belet
#3
09/18/2021

Naomi and I chat Acting, Motivations for Art, Being a Critic, Art Providing a Service to Society, The Power of Lyricists, Having Hobbies Outside of your Work, Putting Success on a Pedestal, Long Term Goals and Short Term Goals, Motivation vs Drive, Keeping a Clean Bedroom Space, Septerating Vocation and Careers, and the Early Days of the Internet


The Things We Do... - Interview with Claudia Butters
#2
09/11/2021

Claudia and I chat being a 2nd Assistant Camera Operator, Working Long and Difficult Hours, Working in Different Technical Roles, People Taking Things On Set Personally, Less is More, Combing Jobs, Admitting You’re Wrong or You Don’t Understand Something, Ticking Boxes, “White Australians”, “The Boys Club”, Having Friends Inside and Outside the Industry, and Disconnect Between Home Life and Work Life


The Things We Do... - Interview with Erin Bruce
#1
09/04/2021

Erin and I chat Acting, Working for Musical Theatre for 15 Years, Covid-19 Life in Australia (In April 2021), Abusing the System, Running Your Own Business, Closing the Chapter, The Ability to Say ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ to Opportunities, Finding Your Tribe, Appreciating and Supporting Your Friends, “Sweet Dreams” and Creating “Alice” through Collaboration, Never Be Afraid to Ask Questions, Being a Flexible Performer, Playing Opposites, Cabaret, Being Born In the Wrong Time, Missing the Night Life, “What is your Real Job?”, Societal Pressures on Women, and Not Ticking All The Boxes


The Things We Do... - Interview with Britt Clark
#6
08/28/2021

Britt and I chat Acting, Writing, Living in Canada, Opportunities Overseas, Viva La Dirt League, Just Ask, Sh*t That Scares Us Podcast, ADD and ADHD, Positive Influences, Mental Health, Assumptions on Women, Returning to New Zealand, The Future and Covid-19 Life Reflection


The Things We Do... - Interview with Ella Cannon
#5
08/21/2021

Ella and I chat Acting, Moving to Los Angeles, What People See on Social Media vs What’s Reality, Working your way up the Ladder, Australian Sets vs American Sets, Being Nervous on Set, Trust in your Co-Creators, Mental Health, Sexism on Set, Constantly Proving Your Worth, Being Your Weird Wonderful Self, Detecting Bullshit in the Industry, Writing Music, Creative Outlet, Working Back in Australia, Paid vs Unpaid Projects, and Deciding How You Want to be Seen in the Industry


The Things We Do... - Interview with Alexandra Chambers
#4
08/14/2021

Alexandra and I chat Producing, Acting, Learning from Experience and Exposure, Experiences on Set Life and Going on Set, Curiosity on How Other Departments Function, Creativity in Covid 19 Times, Grimloch - A Radio Play Series, Coming Out, Separating the Divine from the Religious Structure of Humanity, and Self Perspective and Discovery


The Things We Do... - Interview with Esther Rosenberg
#3
08/07/2021

Esther and I chat Design, Film Making, Good Work Ethics, Comparing Oneself to Others, Self Care, Emotional Burnout, Slice of Personalities, Assuming or Assumptions, Flexible Time Management, Good Chemistry with Co-Workers, Unpaid Work Values, and Being a Woman in the Art Department


The Things We Do... - Interview with Bryarly Bishop
#2
07/31/2021

Bryarly and I chat, Voice Acting, Best Set Experiences, Differences in Your Thoughts Over Time, Grounding, Accents, Comedy, Bad Luck, Mental Health, Medication, and Morbid Stories


The Things We Do... - Interview with Robin Queree
#1
07/24/2021

Robin and I chat Character Acting, Community Theatre, Classic Movies, Bad Working Experiences, The Love for Villains, Fan Community, Working with Post Production Crew and Working with Difficult People


The Things We Do... - Interview with Stephanie Bendixsen
#6
07/17/2021

Steph and I chat Gaming, Multi-User Dungeons, Wanting to be Liked, Escapism, Social Acceptance on Gaming, Twitch Streaming, Studying a Performance Degree, Good Game, screenPLAY, Viewer Feedback, Being a “Female” Gamer, Diverse Voices in Creative Decisions, Gender Equality, Freelancing, Working in the Video Game Industry, Back Pocket, Pixel Raiders, Films based on Video Games, and Being Your True Self on Social Media


The Things We Do... - Interview with Alexia Warner
#5
07/10/2021

Lexie and I chat High School, Acting, Modelling, Creative Writing, Finance, Stock Market, Assumptions People Have Of You, Year 9 Drama, Spreading Rumours, Relationships with Teachers, Reflecting on Performance, Growing Up with Social Media and the Pressure of It, TikTok Obsession, Being Safe on the Internet, Self Awareness, and Safety After Dark


The Things We Do... - Interview with Peter David Allison
#4
07/03/2021

Peter and I chat about Acting, Voice Acting, If Art is Ever Finished, Value of Time, A Heart to Heart, Checking in on your Friends, Men’s Issues with Emotional Support, Self Care, Creating Stories That Make You Ponder, Neil Gaiman, Injecting Ourselves into Narratives, and Gender Diversity in Career Fields


The Things We Do... - Interview with Shannon Browning
#3
06/26/2021

Shannon and I chat about Nerd Culture, Cancel Culture, Toxic Celebrities, Male Toxic Culture, Failed Attempts, Determination and What Making It Means


The Things We Do... - Interview with Danny Barton
#2
06/19/2021

Danny and I chat about Actors Making It: Podcast, Exposure, Acting, Musical Theatre, Moving to the UK, Set Environments, Coming Out, Self Care, TikTok Obsession and Confidence


The Things We Do... - Interview with Tara Clark
#1
06/12/2021

Tara and I talk about Acting, Being A Jack of All Trades, Youtube University, The Medium of the Art, Victim Blaming, Asking Difficult Questions, Creating Characters, Imposter Syndrome, Being True to Yourself, No Arseholes on Set, and Gender Identity


The Things We Do... - Interview with Annaliese McGuire
#6
06/05/2021

Annaliese and I chat about Cosplay, Acting, Modelling, Work Safety, Saying “No” to Projects, Pet Chickens, Think Before You Speak, Collaboration, Mental Health, Eating Disorders, Cancel Culture, Queensland V New South Wales, Social Presence and Working with Siblings


The Things We Do... - Interview with Giuseppa Nastasi
#5
05/29/2021

Giuseppa and I chat about Home Movies, Working with Siblings, Being Desensitised, Being Introverted, Shift Life, Loosing Friends, Italian Upbringing, Dating, Colleagues/Friends, Differences in Cultures and People, and Being Open and Honest


The Things We Do... - Interview with Louella Baldwin
#4
05/22/2021

Louella and I chat about Brisbane Vs Sydney, Quick Costume Changes, Networking, Type Casting, Toxic Fan Culture, Gender Fluid, Looking After Yourself, Stroking Your Self Esteem, and Age Is Not A Limitation


The Things We Do... - Interview with Michelle Faye Johnstone
#3
05/15/2021

Michelle and I chat about Costumer Service, Working in Theatres, Social Anxiety, Coming Out, Being Femme Queer, Pronouns, Trust, Hidden Nerd Life and Self Promotion...


The Things We Do... - Interview with Luna Pan
#2
05/08/2021

Luna and I chat about Music Composition, Spotting, References, Disney, Platform vs Cinema Outings, Tsingtao, Covid-19 Fuelled Racism, and Collaboration Woes


The Things We Do... - Interview with Macy Torrington
#1
05/01/2021

Macy and I chat about Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome, Dysautonomia, Other Disabilities, Opportunities, Acting, Modelling, Internet Social Pressures and Hate, Communication, and Expiry Dates...


The Things We Do... - Interview with Izzy Stevens
#6
04/24/2021

Izzy and I chat about Indie Films, Personal Experiences, Networking, Her Business Creative Luminaries, Producing, Directing, Psychological Mind Games, plus Making A Film via Zoom!

Personal thanks to GoodLove Studio, Ian Jeisy in LA for helping make this possible.


The Things We Do... - Interview with Lucy Hadfield
#5
04/17/2021

Lucy and I chat about growing up in Nowra, Acting, Doing What You Love, Eyebrow Movements, Voice Acting, Travel, Trying to Produce a Zero Budget Film, Trust your Gut Instincts and much much more