S1:E39 Making "The Heights" - Henry Proegler and Ryan Booth
On todays show we have Henry and Ryan to talk about the making of The Heights.
Henry Proegler is a Producer based in Austin, TX. Proegler originally teamed up with Director Ryan Booth to make FIVE STAR, a documentary about high school football, which led to them starting their production company, Hank & Booth. They are currently producing STAGES, Booth’s first feature, based on THE HEIGHTS , as well as developing several unscripted projects.
Ryan Booth is a director living in Texas. Booth’s filmmaking career took off in 2011 when his first short film won a contest hosted by Vimeo and Canon and premiered at Sundance Film Festival.
He spent the next few years cutting his teeth as a Director of Photography, working on commercial projects for MTV, Spotify, Under Armour, Pepsi, and Home Depot, as well as music videos for Atlantic Records, Sony, and Universal Music. He DP’d two documentary features in 2015, one of which was commissioned by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Academy Award-winning director of Birdman, that explores the modern implications of the themes woven into Iñárritu’s latest film, The Revenant. In 2013, he was the cinematographer for This is Where We Live, a narrative feature that premiered at SXSW and had a successful festival and theatrical run.