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Art Craft Truth with Russ Camarda. Russ Camarda is an actor and independent filmmaker in New York. In this series of fun, relaxed conversations, Russ will talk to a variety of working independent artists… Actors, Musicians, Comedians, Writers and many more and get into the inner working of their crafts. HOW they do what they do. They are great back and forth conversations from one artist to another on the inner mechanics of how they do their work.

Art Craft Truth with Russ Camarda Russ Camarda

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Art Craft Truth with Russ Camarda. Russ Camarda is an actor and independent filmmaker in New York. In this series of fun, relaxed conversations, Russ will talk to a variety of working independent artists… Actors, Musicians, Comedians, Writers and many more and get into the inner working of their crafts. HOW they do what they do. They are great back and forth conversations from one artist to another on the inner mechanics of how they do their work.

    ACTOR– Isiah Whitlock Jr

    ACTOR– Isiah Whitlock Jr

    Russ talks the Craft of Acting with Isiah
    Whitlock Jr. an
    American actor. He is best known for his role as corrupt state senator Clay Davis on the HBO
    television series The Wire
    as well as being a frequent collaborator of Spike Lee.
    He
    has also appeared in films including Goodfellas, Pieces of April, 1408, Enchanted, Cedar Rapids,
    Pete’s Dragon,
    Cars 3, The Old Man and the Gun,
    All Square and I Care a Lot, and television series including The Good Cop,
    Veep, Chappelle's Show, Your Honor,
    and several roles across installments of the Law and Order
    franchise.
     
     

     

    WATCH the Video version on
    Youtube here:

     

     

    Links

     

    Isiah Bobblehead

    https://www.sheeeeeeeeeit.com/

     

     

    IMDB Isiah

    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0926086/

     

     

    Links
    to Russ on YouTube and his Websites

    https://linktr.ee/russcamarda

     

    Russ Movies

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2137381/

     

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    • 1 hr 29 min
    COMEDIAN– Henry Phillips

    COMEDIAN– Henry Phillips

    Russ Talks craft of of COMEDY with Henry Phillips -- a musical comedian from
    Los Angeles known for his Comedy Central Presents special, his
    songs for two award-winning musicals, Blake: the Musical and Chips,
    and for co-writing and starring in the semi-autobiographical movie Punching the Clown which won several awards,
    most notably the Audience Award at the Slamdance Film Festival[1]
    and is critically acclaimed, currently holding an 86% fresh rating on the review
    aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes.[2]
    His series of satirical YouTube cooking videos called "Henry's
    Kitchen," in which he tries and fails to cook food, make friends, and
    impress women, was described by Sarah
    Silverman as "the best cooking show ever",[3][4]
    and his other web series "You and Your Fu*king Coffee" was produced
    by Jash and
    features well-known guest stars including Mike Judge
    and Ashley Johnson.[5]
    Phillips has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!,[6]
    Bob
    and Tom,[7]
    The Dr. Demento Radio Show, and the podcasts WTF with Marc Maron,[8]
    a...

    • 1 hr 45 min
    ACTOR WRITER– Matt Dellapina

    ACTOR WRITER– Matt Dellapina

    Matt is a Theatre and television actor with an extensive acting resume…on the New York stage for years, becoming a mainstay of the Off-Broadway scene. As a writer, his work includes the digital series ADULT ED, the plays INTERSTATES ,DEACON OF THE BRONX , ONE MAN DROWNED  and NO NO NO YES.
    On television, Matt was a Series Regular on Amazon’s hit Prime Original, “Just Add Magic: New Protectors”. Other TV credits include “Homeland”, "Blue Bloods", “Person Of Interest”, “Do No Harm”, “CSI:NY”, “Onion SportsDome”, “Law & Order”, Lifetime’s “My Sordid Affair”, and a recurring role on CBS’ “Tommy”
    Another enlightening conversation with a true working artist.
     
    WATCH the Video version on Youtube here:
    https://youtu.be/wzhoXZfgKI4
    Links
    Matt’s Website
    https://www.mattdellapina.com

    IMDB Matt Dellapina
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2768526/

    Matts Instagram
    https://www.instagram.com/mattdellapina/


    Links to Russ on YouTube and his Websites
    https://linktr.ee/russcamarda

    Russ Movies
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2137381/

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2414886/

    http://www.russcamarda.com

    http://tagstudiony.com

    Production partners
    https://idunleashed.com

    • 1 hr 18 min
    FILM EDITOR- Michelle Tesoro

    FILM EDITOR- Michelle Tesoro

    Russ talks with The woman behind the performances in the cutting room… Michelle Tesoro,
    The  EDITOR of projects that include “The Queens Gambit”, “House of Cards”, “On the Basis of Sex”, “Newsroom” and many more and I talk about how the film editor helps find the hidden gems in the footage to help build a performance and create the story.
     
    CHECK OUT YOUTUBE VERSION HERE:
     
    Links
    Michelle's IMDB
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2026939/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0


    Links to Russ on YouTube and his Websites
    https://linktr.ee/russcamarda
    Russ Movies
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2137381/

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2414886/

    http://www.russcamarda.com

    http://tagstudiony.com

    Production partners
    https://idunleashed.com

    • 1 hr 19 min
    JOURNALIST- Keiko Tsuyama

    JOURNALIST- Keiko Tsuyama

    Russ talks with with a TRUE PIONEER in her craft.. She was the FIRST FEMALE REPORTER to join 70 male colleagues on the financial beat at Kyodo News, Japan’s largest wire service.
    She is a  columnist and writes for prestigious magazines in Japan . Her reporting has focused on business and political news and cultural feature stories. She covered the 2008 presidential election  from the Iowa caucuses to the Presidential Inauguration Day. She has interviewed include; Mark Zuckerberg - Facebook   Eric Schmit, Google’s CEO, Steve Chen, founder of YouTube, John Bolton and  Ted Turner.
    Watch Youtube Version Here:
    https://youtu.be/GV5YCEu_2JY
    Links to Russ on YouTube and his Websites
    https://linktr.ee/russcamarda
    Russ Movies
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2137381/

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2414886/

    http://www.russcamarda.com

    http://tagstudiony.com

    Production partners
    https://idunleashed.com

    • 1 hr 27 min
    ACTING TEACHER – AUTHOR - ACTOR- Hugh O’Gorman

    ACTING TEACHER – AUTHOR - ACTOR- Hugh O’Gorman

    Russ talks with Hugh O’Gorman . Hugh is an actor, director and writer, active in professional theatre for 25 years; He is the Head of Acting at California State University Long Beach where he oversees the BA and MFA actor training programs. Hugh has appeared on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off-Broadway and at over a dozen of the nation’s most respected Regional Theatres and Shakespeare Festivals. He is a founding member of New York City’s Mint Theatre Company (2002 Drama Desk Award). For four years Hugh portrayed Jeff Singer on AMC’s critically acclaimed, Emmy and Cable Ace award-winning show Remember WENN (SAG Award nomination). As well as HBO’s multiple Golden Globe and Emmy Award winning John Adams, among many others.  Hugh is the author of the book “The Keys to Acting”; he is also a faculty member of MICHA: the Michael Chekhov Association, and runs his own acting studio in Los Angeles, The Praxis Studio. Hugh is the national Co-Chair of the Craftsmen of National Alliance of Acting Teachers.
    In This conversation Russ and Hugh explore every acting method from Stanislavski and Chekov to Method , Meisner and Mamet. 
     
    CHECK OUT YOUTUBE VERSION HERE:
    https://youtu.be/fBcQI-TRZOw
    Links
    Hughs Links
    http://www.hughogorman.com

    Hughs Book
    https://www.amazon.com/Keys-Acting-OGORMAN-HUGH/dp/0757587259/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=hugh+ogorman&qid=1619457273&sr=8-1

    Hughs IMDB
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0641067/

    Mint theatre
    https://minttheater.org

    National Alliance of Acting Teachers
    http://actingteachers.org/about/

    Links to Russ on YouTube and his Websites
    https://linktr.ee/russcamarda
    Russ Movies
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2137381/

    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2414886/

    http://www.russcamarda.com

    http://tagstudiony.com

    Production partners
    https://idunleashed.com

    • 1 hr 39 min

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The real story

Love this exploration of the nuts and bolts that go into MAKING the work, not just the flashy anecdotal stuff. Worth many listens.

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