Big Picture Podcast: Entering The Stunt World With Heidi Schnappauf

You’ve seen her work in films like Paranormal Activity 2, John Carter and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and on television shows such as Orange Is The New Black, The Blacklist, The Mysteries Of Laura and Jessica Jones. Currently she is hard at work on the NBC series Blindspot, but if she is doing her job, you have most likely never seen her face on screen. As a stunt performer, Heidi Schnappauf has done everything from falling off buildings to being set on fire. On this installment of the Big Picture Podcast, FilmBuffOnline editor-in-chief Rich Drees and contributing editor Natasha Bogutzki sit down with Heidi to talk about her over ten year careet as a stunt performer, how she got started in the business and the community among stunt performers.

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A film fan since he first saw that Rebel Blockade Runner fleeing the massive Imperial Star Destroyer at the tender age of 8 and a veteran freelance journalist with twenty-five years experience writing about film and pop culture. He is a member of the Philadelphia Film Critics Circle.
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Sandra Kahana
March 28, 2019 8:54 pm

This was such a great interview. Mr. Kahana & I listened to it together. Heidi was one of our best students! We are so very proud of all she has acomplished. She’s a beautiful person inside & out!
Sandra Kahana
Kahana’s Stunt & Film School

Heidi Schnappauf
March 29, 2019 12:23 pm

I just realized that’s me busting through a glass window next to my picture!