This episode features a Gold Telly Award winner, Adam Taylor. Adam is in the commercial film industry working with clients to produce their 30 second spots for broadcast.
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This episode features an award winning filmmaker / director. Nicholas Rousseau has been apart of a few productions you may be familiar with. Some of those are
‘The Ultimate Fan (2016)
Strega: Unbound (2013)
So Not Super (2014)
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Joe Grisaffi is a Houston Actor/Director.
He says “Finished is better than perfect.”
In a Madman’s World – Dean Corll (co-star)
Haunted Trailer- Momma (star)
Gem of the Rainforest – Dr. Openheimer (star)
Jacob – Max (co-star)
Zombiefied – Josh (co-star)
Psychic Experiment – Daniel
Friday Night Lights (episode 2.15)
More Than Human
Lars the Emo Kid (feature)
Dead of Knight (feature)
Laughing Boy (feature)
Death and a Salesman (short)
Don’t Look in the Attic (short)
In this episode I got to talk with Joey Luthman. If you aren’t familiar with his work he has guest starred in quite a few roles over the years. His biggest one to date, filmed in 2017, the National Geographic Production The Long Road Home reliving the horrific events of that Black Sunday in Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq. He portrayed SPC Jonathan Riddell.
1:22 – Training for the role, wrestling techniques for The Last Champion.
3:10 – About Joey’s Experience as Director of Photography on (short) Dead Leaf Butterfly.
Find out what stresses Joey out about working behind the camera.
6:00 – Joey and 48 hour film festivals/projects.
7:00 – Red Walk Talent – It’s a family business.
What is Joey Grateful for?
8:30 – “it’s Crazy how things just work out.”
“I always kind of forget how lucky I am.”
11:50 – relating a little bit to La La Land.
When talked about going for auditions and seeing everyone in the casting office dressed the same. “I never really felt like it was such a burden.”
“…like I needed to get the part.” “I was like ok. It’s what I like to do. I’m just going to sort of put on my little race horse blinders and just do it. It wasn’t that I stressed over it too much. It was fun.”
15:00 – Joey on Soap Operas, General Hospital.
– Also touch on another famous “JOEY” and Soap Operas on the hit TV Show FRIENDS.
19:00 – I have the Air cleared of a rumor that was going around on some (false) news of Joey’s return to the SO Spotlight.
They were ONLY RUMORS.
20:06 – Joey’s role on The Long Road Home.
Advice from Joey –
27:15 – The Smartest thing to do. “Think about how you spend your money.”
“Not everything is the thing that will make or break the career.”
“You want to be smart with the money that you have.”
“Be smart with money and I will do the same as well.”
“It also takes the drive to be here.”
“Actors are random people.”
“They are random people that have nice faces and can do lines naturally. And we Idolize them.”
33:30 – How did you know you wanted to be an actor?
- It goes back to the family.
36:20 – What Joey Brings to a new role.
40:00 – Greatest accomplishment in Joey’s young career.
“There are some things you just don’t do.”
Joey never got in with the bad crowd.
Past co-actors are mentors of Joey’s. Learning from them while being on set working with them.
43:40 – Who inspires Joey?
“I want to do all of it.”
“Directing is the nice middle ground.”
48:00 – Who has Joey influenced in his young career?
50:00 – on Being on Nick/Disney shows
“Their words are very specific.”
53:00 – Joey on Making connections in the industry.
What do you want to learn and from who (as a mentor)?
The importance of film is….
See a complete list of Joey’s Filmography check out his IMDB page:
You can find Joey on Twitter and Instagram: @joeyluthman as well as facebook, https://www.facebook.com/JoeyWLuthman/
Check out Joey’s youtube page as well!
Here is the UNCUT version of the episode on screen:
Introverts are taking over the film world, and in the world in general. That’s not to say that Extroverts can’t or don’t rule filmmaking, but a lot of scenarios are in favor of the introvert. Tanner Mitchell of The Introverts Voice helps in this episode to differentiate between the shy and quiet people and who is considered Introverts.
We also discuss why might Introverts be more equipped to rule in the film world and in general.
1:45 – Just launched his podcast The Introvert’s Voice.
2:26 – What Tanner is most excited about.
5:20 – Where inspiration comes from.
“You can be the biggest help for yourself, or you can be your worst enemy.”
7:45 – Discuss the difference between being shy and an introvert.
9:42 – from INC.com – the 7 Reasons why Introverts now rule the world
1. Introverts are superior storytellers.
“Story telling requires attention to details.”
“When you’re not trying to get attention, you give your attention to other things.”
2. Introverts are better listeners.
“When you want to be understood, go to your introvert friend.”
3. Introverts feel at home online.
4. They aren’t ball hogs.
“Doesn’t want to be the center of attention.”
5. Introverts make better bosses.
6. They’re more social than you think.
“Introverts crave 1-on-1 personal relationships.”
“Recharging the introvert’s batter (energy).”
7. A lonely heart makes for more creativity.
- No distractions
- Alone time in your head
- “More creativity blossoms.”
25:00 – Ideas, creativity; a numbers game
“Setting your true north for the day.”
28:00 – His achievements over his life and career.
30:36 – Harder to get started or going?
“Being consistent, showing up everyday, that’s what really,really matters.”
33:00 – Challenges – Resolutions and habits
35:30 – “Introverts are in their minds a lot.”
“They have a lot of Ideas. They’re Idea Machines.”
37:50 – Actor’s Actresses and Being Shy
44:00 – Introverts and Extroverts
46:17 Bonus Round
“If I have a good idea, I’m going to put on my marathon shoes and I’m going to make It happen and you’ll see me in 15-20 years doing the same thing and making it work.”
www.theintrovertsvoice.com – The Introverts Voice website
https://www.facebook.com/The-Introverts-Voice-2059216301024307/ Facebook Fan Page
3:00 – We go into his start of his Ozark role “Tuck” in Season 1 and Season 2 on Netflix.
How Evan was part of the Night of Superstars in Downtown Houston, for people with disabilities. And What Evan is excited about in his life at the moment.
9:44 – What is Evan Grateful for?
11:35 – How did Evan get to where he is?
“I never stopped.”
“It’s in my heart.”
“I’m going to reach for all my stars.”
“And that’s never going to change.”
“Because I love what I do.”
“I love acting. Acting is my life.”
13:40 – How he ran into a networking / connection at a Movie premier. Talks about something that is not ideal that happened in a car wreck on the way to the premier.
“It takes the moments to change a life a lot of the time.”
16:00 – Some other work Evan has been apart of.
A Collab project with Norman Fitts in Houston, Texas. Titled: Joy Comes in the Morning, can be seen on Amazon Prime.
32:00 – Anything else considered by Evan that he likes to do besides acting.
Help others as acting coach, volunteering. Evan is a advocate for the Anti Bullying event called I AM BULLY FREE.
34:25 – What does Evan love most about acting?
39:00 – How to get started with a talent agency?
42:30 – Evan’s work can be found on youtube. and he is always up posting stories on Instagram, about his journey as an actor in this world.
43:00 – Final Bonus Questions:
“Always be nice to people.”
1) 3 Movies that Evan thinks best represent his life.
2) Why film industry is important?
3) What do you want to learn from someone with success?