Tag Archives: Barry Gifford

Lili Taylor joins ROY’S WORLD: BARRY GIFFORD & CHICAGO.

Born in Glencoe, Illinois, as a young actress Lili had a brief stint at DePaul University and also spent some time training with Del Close. In other words, she’s perfect for a documentary about 1950s-era Chicago! I am so excited … Continue reading

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Some exciting news about my documentary …

… coming soon. Roy’s World is about to add another narrator. Keep your eyes peeled right here.

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Wait. You’ve already recorded the soundtrack?

Might I suggest you click play before reading this entry? Fellow filmmakers as well as some friends of mine have been surprised when they hear that I’ve already recorded the music for the soundtrack of my next film. After all, … Continue reading

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Behind the sounds of ROY’S WORLD.

Over the weekend I had the immense pleasure of working with a brilliant ensemble of musicians to lay down the score for Roy’s World. This is the first time I’ve ever been able to collaborate in this way: working with … Continue reading

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Run through.

A few shots from last night’s rehearsal. We head into the studio today!

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Update: the sounds of ROY’S WORLD.

Jason Adasiewicz and I (but mostly Jason) have been hard at work on the soundtrack of my forthcoming documentary Roy’s World: Barry Gifford & Chicago. And after a lot of wrangling on Jason’s part we’ve finally assembled the combo that … Continue reading

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A new tale for Xmas from Barry Gifford.

In 2009 Chicagoist posted “The Starving Dogs of Little Croatia,” a newly written Christmas story by Barry. Seven years later and the annual tradition continues with “Role Models.” (It just might be included in my documentary!) Enjoy.

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