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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 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clay_Davis (Clay Davis) on the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HBO (HBO)
    television series https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Wire_(TV_series) (The Wire)
    as well as being a frequent collaborator of https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spike_Lee (Spike Lee).
    He
    has also appeared in films including https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goodfellas (Goodfellas), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pieces_of_April (Pieces of April), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1408_(film) (1408), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enchanted_(film) (Enchanted), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cedar_Rapids_(film) (Cedar Rapids),
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pete%27s_Dragon_(2016_film) (Pete’s Dragon),
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cars_3 (Cars 3), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Old_Man_and_the_Gun (The Old Man and the Gun),
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/All_Square (All Square) and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I_Care_a_Lot (I Care a Lot), and television series including https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Good_Cop_(American_TV_series) (The Good Cop),
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Veep (Veep), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chappelle%27s_Show (Chappelle's Show), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Your_Honor_(miniseries) (Your Honor),
    and several roles across installments of the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_%26_Order_(franchise) (Law and Order)
    franchise.







    WATCH the Video version on
    Youtube here:








    Links





    Isiah Bobblehead


    https://www.sheeeeeeeeeit.com/ (https://www.sheeeeeeeeeit.com/)








    IMDB Isiah


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








    Links
    to Russ on YouTube and his Websites


    https://linktr.ee/russcamarda (https://linktr.ee/russcamarda)





    Russ Movies


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





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





    http://www.russcamarda.com (http://www.russcamarda.com)





    http://tagstudiony.com (http://tagstudiony.com)





    Production partners


    https://idunleashed.com (https://idunleashed.com)

    • 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 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comedy_Central_Presents (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 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punching_the_Clown (Punching the Clown) which won several awards,
    most notably the Audience Award at the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Slamdance_Film_Festival (Slamdance Film Festival)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-1 ([1])
    and is critically acclaimed, currently holding an 86% fresh rating on the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Review_aggregator (review)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Review_aggregator (aggregator) site https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rotten_Tomatoes (Rotten Tomatoes).https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-2 ([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 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Silverman (Sarah)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sarah_Silverman (Silverman) as "the best cooking show ever",https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-3 ([3])https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-4 ([4])
    and his other web series "You and Your Fu*king Coffee" was produced
    by https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jash (Jash) and
    features well-known guest stars including https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mike_Judge (Mike Judge)
    and https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ashley_Johnson_(actress) (Ashley Johnson).https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-5 ([5])
    Phillips has appeared on https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jimmy_Kimmel_Live! (Jimmy Kimmel Live!),https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-6 ([6])
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_and_Tom (Bob)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bob_and_Tom (and Tom),https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-7 ([7])
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dr._Demento#The_Dr._Demento_radio_show (The Dr. Demento Radio Show), and the podcasts https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WTF_with_Marc_Maron (WTF with Marc Maron),https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-8 ([8])
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comedy_Bang!_Bang! (Comedy Bang! Bang!)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-9 ([9])
    and The World Record Podcast with Brendan Walsh.
    In 2014 he recorded his first one hour comedy
    special, at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hollywood (Hollywood)'s
    The Lyric Theater.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-10 ([10])
    In 2016, he co-wrote and starred in https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punching_Henry (Punching)
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punching_Henry (Henry), a sequel to Punching the Clown. From 2016 to 2019 he had
    a recurring supporting role as John Stafford in the TV series https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silicon_Valley_(TV_series) (Silicon Valley).https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Phillips_(comedian)#cite_note-11 ([11])
    WATCH the Video version on
    Youtube here:
    https://youtu.be/rlElItMa8-s




    Links


    Henrys Website
    http://henryphillips.com/ (http://henryphillips.com/)



    Twitter for Henry
    https://twitter.com/Henlips?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor (https://twitter.com/Henlips?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor)



    IMDB Henry
    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1124723/ (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1124723/)




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





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



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

    • 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 and 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/ (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2768526/)


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




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


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


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


    http://www.russcamarda.com/ (http://www.russcamarda.com)


    http://tagstudiony.com/ (http://tagstudiony.com)


    Production partners
    https://idunleashed.com/ (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 (https://www.imdb.com/name/nm2026939/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0)




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


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


    http://www.russcamarda.com/ (http://www.russcamarda.com)


    http://tagstudiony.com/ (http://tagstudiony.com)


    Production partners
    https://idunleashed.com/ (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 (https://linktr.ee/russcamarda)
    Russ Movies
    https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2137381/ (https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2137381/)


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


    http://www.russcamarda.com/ (http://www.russcamarda.com)


    http://tagstudiony.com/ (http://tagstudiony.com)


    Production partners
    https://idunleashed.com/ (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/ (http://www.hughogorman.com)


    Hughs Book
    https://www.amazon.com/Keys-Acting-OGORMAN-HUGH/dp/0757587259/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1andkeywords=hugh+ogormanandqid=1619457273andsr=8-1 (https://www.amazon.com/Keys-Acting-OGORMAN-HUGH/dp/0757587259/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1andkeywords=hugh+ogormanandqid=1619457273andsr=8-1)


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


    Mint theatre
    https://minttheater.org/ (https://minttheater.org)


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


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


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


    http://www.russcamarda.com/ (http://www.russcamarda.com)


    http://tagstudiony.com/ (http://tagstudiony.com)


    Production partners
    https://idunleashed.com/ (https://idunleashed.com)

    • 1 hr 39 min

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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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