Gala Avary

Gala Avary

reporter on the beat

Appears in 43 Episodes

James Paxton: Creative Legacies

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with actor and childhood best friend James Paxton (Eyewitness) to chat about creative legacies.  James shares with Gal...

Joe Russo: Gateway Horror

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala chats with filmmaker Joe Russo (Nightmare Cinema, Soul Mates, and producer of the podcast Post Mortem) as he tells Gala all abou...

Independence Day Special (with Roger Avary): Independence & Independents

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala and her dad Roger Avary hang out to celebrate Independence Day!  Roger's topic: independence and independent filmmaking.  Roger ...

Danny Turkiewicz: Stealing Pulp Fiction

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with filmmaker Danny Turkiewicz to discuss his new movie Stealing Pulp Fiction.  Danny starts off by discussing how hi...

Summer Solstice Special (with Roger Avary): The Beekeeper

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala is joined in the studio by her best friend, mentor, and father, filmmaker Roger Avary, to chat about a movie of Roger's choosing...

Grace Chan: 80's Pop Culture

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with 80's pop culture enthusiast Grace Chan to geek out about all things 80's!  Grace shares with Gala sentimental ite...

Alejandro Montoya Marin: Being Bilingual

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with filmmaker Alejandro Montoya Marin (Monday, Millennium Bugs, The Unexpecteds) to chat about being bilingual.  Alej...

Joe Dante: The Saturday Matinee

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with filmmaker (and hero) Joe Dante (Piranha, Gremlins, Inner Space) as he shares with Gala his memories of the Saturd...

Mikey Beaven: Metal Lords

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with veteran and owner of Smoked Bros, Mikey Beaven to chat all about the movie Metal Lords.  Mikey shares with Gala h...

Don Coscarelli: Stories About Roger Avary

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala chats with filmmaker Don Coscarelli about his relationship with her father Roger Avary.  Don gives the gift of insight into Roge...

Conor Holt: Pirate Movies

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala chats with VHS collector Conor Holt about pirate movies.  Conor shares with Gala his criteria for the perfect pirate movie, the ...

Rich Johnson: Monsters

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with film journalist and educator Rich Johnson to chat all about monsters.  Rich shares with Gala his definition of a ...

Marc Jobst: Passion Projects

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with filmmaker Marc Jobst as he shares with Gala his passion projects.  Marc shares with Gala the concept of home, how...

Adam Rifkin: Just Do It!

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with filmmaker Adam Rifkin as he tells her his advice for young filmmakers: just do it!  Adam shares with Gala the ori...

David Chien: Film Projection

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with one of the lead projectionists at The New Beverly Cinema, David Chien, to chat about 35mm film projection.  David...

Josh Olson: Right Wing Cinema

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with writer Josh Olson (A History of Violence) to chat about the movies he believes to be right wing cinema.  Josh sha...

Jeff Smith: Excessive Film Marketing

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down one of the managers at The New Beverly Cinema Jeff Smith to chat about excessive film marketing.  Jeff shares with Gal...

Sam Benjamin: Professional Wrestling

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with actor Sam Benjamin (The Pay Day) ahead of the release of his new short film SCREWJOB to talk about his passion fo...

KJ Relth-Miller: Personal Archives

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with KJ Relth-Miller (Director of Film Programs at The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures) as she bakes a pie and chats...

Chris Alexander: Dawn of the Dead

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala meets up with filmmaker Chris Alexander (Parasite Lady, Necropolis: Legion, and author of Corman/Poe) as he touches down in Los ...

Erik Clapp: Influence of Film

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with the man behind EC Films, Erik Clapp, to chat about the influence film had on him throughout his life.  Erik share...

Michelle Kholos Brooks & Max Brooks: Parenting a Creative Child

As mentioned in my episode with Percy Hynes White, here is a bonus recording that I did with husband and wife duo Michelle Kholos Brooks & Max Brooks after I recorded ...

Percy Hynes White: Outsider Art

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with actor Percy Hynes White (Wednesday, I Like Movies, The Gifted) to discuss his fascination with outsider art.  Per...

Zach Goode: The New Guy

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with the lead singer of Smash Mouth, Zach Goode, to discuss how it feels to step in to the limelight as the "new guy"....

DAVYD: Becoming a Creative

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with photographer DAVYD to discuss his journey of becoming a creative.  DAVYD shares with Gala how he got started with...

Amy Nicholson: Basketball

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala hangs out with Amy Nicholson (head film critic for LA Weekly, co-host of Unspooled) to talk about her love of basketball.  Amy a...

Barnaby Clay: Movies With Lawrence

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala travels to Chinatown to meet with director Barnaby Clay to talk about movies his older brother Lawrence showed him as a young ma...

Joe Lynch & Rebecca Howard: Litmus Test Movies

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala travels to Ariescope Pictures to chat with filmmakers Joe Lynch & Rebecca Howard all about litmus test movies.  Joe and Rebecca ...

Duane Swierczynski: Place

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala travels to Old Town Pasadena to meet with author Duane Swierczynski (California Bear, Lush, Revolver) to talk about the concept ...

Steven Meiers Dominguez: Discovery

On this episode of The Gala Show, Gala sits down with photographer Steven Meiers Dominguez (aka Toastycakes) to talk about discovery.  Steven shares with Gala how the ...