THE HIGH BAR (tv series)
From 2010-2013, Warren hosted over 100 episodes of THE HIGH BAR, "your weekly watering hole for lighthearted conversation with people who care about culture that matters." Artists, authors, activists, filmmakers, foodies, and politicians have joined Warren in "raising the bar" for topics about which they are most passionate. Originally airing on SCAN-TV, the show moved to KBTC (a PBS affiliate in Washington State) and has been EMMY®-nominated for "Best Interview/Discussion Show". Guests have included Lewis Black (on theater), Jodie Foster (on mental health), Elliott Gould (on nonconformity), Gary Oldman (on trust) and Dr. Cornel West (on economic equality). You can watch every episode at: http://www.thehighbar.tv
Here are direct links to Warren’s favorite episodes of The High Bar:
Dr. Cornel West & Tavis Smiley on Economic Justice
Gail Simmons on Eating Professionally
Sam Brower on Child Protection
Brian McDonald on Cinematic Storytelling
THE WARREN REPORT
Since 2000, Warren has staged, hosted and moderated over a thousand events under the banner of The Warren Report. Here are some of his favorite conversations caught on camera. (For all of The Warren Report’s podcasts — video and audio — visit this link on iTunes.)
Chuck Pahlahniuk (author, SNUFF)
Duncan Jones (director, MOON)
Eric Ripert (Executive Chef, Le Bernardin):
Mary Elizabeth Ellis (actress, A QUIET LITTLE MARRIAGE)
WORDS & WINE
The late, great maverick, Kim Ricketts, produced this series she conceived with Warren, which invited authors to mingle with small audiences of their most ardent fans, sharing pre-show drinks and nibbles. Then, Warren engaged the guests in long-form conversation, revealing truths about the writers themselves as well as their books. Below, highlights of some of his favorite talks.
REEL NW (tv series)
In 2014, Warren hosted ReelNW, a showcase of the Pacific Northwest's finest features, documentaries and short films, airing multiple times weekly on KCTS-9 (Seattle's premier public television network). In addition to the broadcasts, Warren interviews the filmmakers to get to the bottom of their stories. Recent guests include Bryan Storkel (HOLY ROLLERS), Rick Castañeda (CEMENT SUITCASE), Suzanne Chisholm and Michael Parfit (SAVING LUNA), and Bryan and Angela Tucker (CLOSURE). Watch more at:
CLOSURE intvw, Part 1
CLOSURE intvw, Part 2
CEMENT SUITCASE, Part 1
CEMENT SUITCASE, Part 2
THE RED BADGE PROJECT
Warren is a founding faculty member of The Red Badge Project for which he shares storytelling techniques with veterans combatting PTSD, TBIs and more.
THE ART OF THE INTERVIEW
Recorded at Gnomedex 2009.
THE ART OF CONVERSATION or HOW TO SPEAK TO HUMANS
Recorded in Seattle, Washington
Recorded at Northwest Wisconsin Technical College in Green Bay, WI
Warren is one of the founding faculty members of TheFilmSchool, along with Tom Skerritt and the late, legendary screenwriter, Stewart Stern (REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE).
View the trailer for Warren’s 2006 feature documentary.
THE WARREN REPORT tv series
Produced by Lockspring Pictures. each episode of The Warren Report focused on a single issue raised by a movie of the moment. Guests included filmmaker Kimberly Peirce, sexpert Dan Savage and author Nina Planck.
Episode 1, Eat Me (trailer)
Episode 2, Do Me (trailer)
Episode 3, Draft Me (trailer)