The Edge 33: The Inside Scoop on Ganglia / by Trek fm

Hanelle M. Culpepper Interview.


Running Time: 50 minutes 56 seconds
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Energetic and unflappable, Hanelle M. Culpepper is an award-winning television and film writer/director whose visual- and story-driven work has played at festivals around the world and on television. Her extensive directing credits include Hawaii Five-0, Criminal Minds, Castle, The Flash, and Grimm. Her episode of Parenthood was chosen by the producers to represent the series for Emmy consideration.

In this episode of The Edge, hosts Brandon-Shea Mutala and Amy Nelson are joined by Hanelle to talk about the Star Trek: Discovery installment she directed, "Vaulting Ambition." We also discuss her short films How to Wait in Line for Star Wars and The Wedding Dress, how she prepares for a production, problems on set, and Kelpien stew.


Intro (00:00:00)
How to Wait in Line for Star Wars (00:05:09)
The Wedding Dress (00:07:01)
Genres (00:08:48)
Cameras (00:13:23)
Editing (00:16:32)
Twists (00:20:41)
Hanelle's Signature (00:23:47)
CGI (00:25:08)
The Inside Scoop on Ganglia (00:28:05)
Listener Questions (00:32:02)
Closing (00:47:08)


Brandon-Shea Mutala and Amy Nelson


Hanelle M. Culpepper


Brandon-Shea Mutala (Editor and Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Tony Robinson (Associate Producer) Lisa Slack (Associate Producer) Tom Puleo (Associate Producer) Shoaib Mirza (Associate Producer) Richard Rutledge (Associate Producer) James Muldrow (Associate Producer) Cornelia Reutner (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Tony Robinson (Show Art) Brandon-Shea Mutala (Patreon Manager)