Ron Dawson is a film maker and the host of the Radio Film School
podcast. Ron’s show is a radio documentary series on the subjects
of film making, movies, and cinema. He adds a lot of fun TV and
movie references into his show, which just adds to the richness of
his podcast. I recently met Ron on Blab and when I heard his
podcast for the first time, I had to binge listen to all of his

Show Highlights

  • 00:06:50 – Ron and I met on
  • 00:07:45 – I binge listened to
    Ron’s show. It’s sooo good.
  • 00:09:10 – Ron watched a lot of TV
    on the weekends, growing up as a kid.
  • 00:14:35 – Ron explains what his
    podcast is about.
  • 00:16:10 – What inspired Ron to
    start a podcast?
  • 00:22:40 – Ron puts a lot of
    movie/TV audio bites in his show and he is always filled with
  • 00:24:45 – We talk about EP 09 –
    The Salieri Syndrome.
  • 00:27:10 – I get a little OCD over
    episode titles.
  • 00:31:30 – Ron….a hip-hop
  • 00:33:15 – Did you know I was in
    an all-boys Catholic high school?
  • 00:36:55 – What I really enjoy
    about Ron’s podcast is that he opens up and gets personal in
    certain episodes.
  • 00:45:00 – If you’re doing an
    interview-style podcast, your personality is what has to stand
  • 00:47:55 – What has Ron learned
    from his guests?
  • 00:49:40 – Believe it or not, you
    can learn from an older generation.
  • 00:52:00 – Look outside of your
    genre for inspiration.
  • 00:55:00 – Ron and I enjoy
    watching the trailers more than the actual movies.
  • 00:56:45 – Where is Ron currently
    in his personal hero’s journey?
  • 01:01:40 – You gotta have the
    valley in order to have the peaks.
  • 01:02:20 – How have mentors helped
    Ron along his journey?
  • 01:05:40 – What has Ron changed
    his mind about recently?
  • 01:10:15 – Ron and I talk about
    the fine balance between explaining and not explaining a
  • 01:14:40 – Ron had a whole segment
    focused on women in film making.
  • 01:19:45 – What’s the most
    misunderstood thing about Ron?





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