One Shot at a Time with Jay Russell (Re-Release)
Play • 29 min

This episode will transport you to the director's chair as we navigate the world of filmmaking with director Jay Russell. Prepare to uncover the pros and cons of a film-to-digital transition, discover why Jay cherishes the film's aesthetic, and discover how instantaneous feedback during digital shoots can be a game changer.

The stakes escalate as we go behind the scenes of the fire scenes with the uber-talented Joaquin Phoenix. Gain insight into the treacherous yet thrilling experience of shooting with fire, a close call on set, and the expert advice that kept the digital effects in check. Wrap up with a heartwarming tale from 'My Dog Skip' and a sneak peek into Jay's captivating future projects featuring Kevin Bacon, Brian Epstein, and Steve Niles. This is a must-listen for those keen on a deep dive into the essence of a film director's journey.

Connect with Jay Russell:




Let’s Connect!

Alexia Melocchi - Website

The Heart of Show Business - Website

Little Studio Films - Website

Shop Our Merchandise!





More episodes
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu