Behind the Doc

The ultimate podcast for documentary lovers.

Behind the Doc takes you on a behind the scenes look at some of the most authentic, illuminating, and exciting documentaries chosen from the Gravitas Ventures collection.

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Malls all across America are dying. What we once knew as the place to be is no longer. Fewer and fewer people visit malls every year, and many storefronts remain vacant, the memories of a not so distant past. Join us as we spend a year of our lives in Jasper Mall. We meet the many characters that make up the mall including Robin, a florist who has been a part of Jasper Mall for many years. Kasey and Isadore a teenage interracial couple whose extracurricular activities take them to the mall, Nikki who works at Master Cuts, Santa, and the Domino Players. Then there’s Mike, the mall manager, security, housekeeping, the heart and soul.

Cast of Characters:

Bradford Thomason....Director

Brett Whitcomb...Co-Director, Director of Photography

Mike.......Mall Manager, Security, Housekeeping....EVERYTHING

Nikki.......Master Cuts Hair Stylist

Robin...Florist at Robin's Nest


Kasey.........Teenager, Mall Patron

Isadore.......Teenager, Mall Patron

Mall Santa.......Santa

Weapon Salesman...Weapon Salesman

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More about Gravitas Ventures

Gravitas Ventures is a worldwide film distributor that connects filmmakers and producers with a global audience of over a billion people. As they celebrate almost 15 years in business, they have had the honor to collaborate with thousands of artists to share important films with global audiences.

While not abandoning its digital roots, Gravitas Ventures is now one of the largest all rights distributors in the world, with the ability to distribute films into theaters and brick and mortar retailers. The company releases over 300 new films annually and is a scalable partner to new media outlets interested in licensing from our library of thousands of titles.

For more information, please visit their website.

The Team

Heather Grayson

After an internship at the Cleveland Film Commission, Heather became a writer and filmmaker, quickly falling in love with documentaries and the diverse characters each story holds.

B.C. Wehman

B.C. Wehman is an entertainer. His daily mantra is to learn something new, about someone new, every day, which is why it is no surprise that he loves documentaries.

Sarah Willgrube

When Sarah isn't using her rich background in film production to produce podcasts, you can find her painting or hiking the great outdoors.

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