Action Filmmaking Decoded- The Story of Action Films

This is the Action Filmmaking Podcast, the show dedicated to pure action analysis. Our passion for action films and martial arts has led us here where we do in-depth analyses and breakdowns of choreography and fight sequences as well as interviews with action filmmakers around the world. Join us to know more about the beauty of choreography and the arts of action filmmaking from the industry's best. Catch new episodes weekly! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/action-filmmaking-decoded/support

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episode 21: Best of AFD - 2020


Introducing: the best of 2020. It’s been a great year for Action Filmmaking Decoded, so today we’re taking a look back at some of the most interesting clips from our episodes thus far. You may even hear a bit from Skylar, the OG podcast host! This episode, we’ll hear from the action filmmakers on camera, off camera, and everywhere in between...


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 2021-01-16  1h10m
 
 

episode 20: Garrett Warren Pt 2: Choreographing Logan, Avatar, & Alita: Battle Angel


Introducing: Garrett Warren. Garrett is the self proclaimed “best one-eyed, balding stunt coordinator / 2nd unit director in all of Hollywood.” His filmography includes Logan, Avatar, and Alita: Battle Angel. He’s also worked with talent such as Hugh Jackman, Mickey Rourke, James Cameron, and Stephen Spielberg, to name a few. Most recently, Garrett has worked on the upcoming two sequels to Avatar...


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 2021-01-08  44m
 
 

episode 19: Garrett Warren Pt 1: Street Fights & Leading Stunt Teams


Introducing: Garrett Warren. Garrett is the self proclaimed “best one-eyed, balding stunt coordinator / 2nd unit director in all of Hollywood.” His filmography includes Logan, Avatar, and Alita: Battle Angel. He’s also worked with talent such as Hugh Jackman, Mickey Rourke, James Cameron, and Stephen Spielberg, to name a few. Most recently, Garrett has worked on the upcoming two sequels to Avatar.  In this episode, we discuss choreographing according to story, the incredibly useful shotdeck...


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 2021-01-01  43m
 
 

episode 18: Christmas Action Movie Breakdowns - Die Hard, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Iron Man 3, Home Alone


Welcome  to AFD’s Christmas Special! Join Darren and Mike as we explore some of  the best holiday action and stunt films of all time: Die Hard, Kiss Kiss  Bang Bang, Iron Man 3, and Home Alone. We discuss what makes John  McClane the perfect action hero, the incredibly witty dialogue of Shane  Black, the unique action of a powered-down Iron Man, how Joe Pesci’s  head was lit on fire, and the true whereabouts of Mr. Elvis Presley...


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 2020-12-25  37m
 
 

episode 17: Emmanuel Manzanares on Logan, Gemini Man, and 87 Eleven Action with Chad Stahelski Part 2.


Introducing: Emmanuel Manzanares, prolific action choreographer and stunt performer. You can see his handiwork in Logan, Gemini Man, and Batman: Enemy Within, to name a few. We discuss what makes for great stunt camera work and “bending” martial arts for the screen. We also take an in-depth look at Logan, Gemini Man, and more. Join us as we chat with Emmanuel Manzanares, actor and orchestrator of on-screen combat. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/action-filmmaking-decoded/support


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 2020-12-18  1h6m
 
 

episode 16: Emmanuel Manzanares on the Fight Choreography Process, Cinematography, and Film Directing Part 1.


Introducing: Emmanuel Manzanares, prolific action choreographer and stunt performer. You can see his handiwork in Logan, Gemini Man, and Batman: Enemy Within, to name a few. We discuss what makes for great stunt camera work and “bending” martial arts for the screen. We also take an in-depth look at Logan, Gemini Man, and more. Join us as we chat with Emmanuel Manzanares, actor and orchestrator of on-screen combat. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/action-filmmaking-decoded/support


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 2020-12-11  1h4m
 
 

episode 15: Mad Max: Fury Road - Keir Beck on Stunt Rigging for Film


Introducing: Keir Beck, award-winning Stunt Coordinator, Director, and writer. Keir is well known for his remarkable work on Mad Max: Fury Road, The Matrix, and Pirates of the Caribbean, to name a few.   We talk about Keir’s filmography, his program teaching up and coming stunt performers and riggers, and how being a tree surgeon set up Keir’s film career. As always, we also break down some of our guest’s exceptional stunt work.  Join us for this conversation with the incredible Keir Beck...


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 2020-11-19  1h4m
 
 

episode 14: The Dark Knight Trilogy and Inception - Tom Struthers Part 2


Introducing Tom Struthers: international stunt extraordinaire. We had the pleasure of discussing his tales of Bollywood, tremendous impact working with Christoper Nolan in Inception and the Dark Knight Trilogy, and his innovative and revolutionary choreography techniques. Join us in our 2 part interview with Tom Struthers, revolutionist of the stunt coordination industry. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/action-filmmaking-decoded/support


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 2020-08-28  25m
 
 

episode 13: Tom Struthers on Salman Khan, Bollywood Action Filmmaking, and The Dark Knight Trilogy Part 1


Introducing Tom Struthers: international stunt extraordinaire. We had the pleasure of discussing his tales of Bollywood, tremendous impact working with Christoper Nolan in Inception and the Dark Knight Trilogy, and his innovative and revolutionary choreography techniques. Join us in our 2 part interview with Tom Struthers, revolutionist of the stunt coordination industry. --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/action-filmmaking-decoded/support


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 2020-08-19  33m
 
 

episode 12: Scott Adkins on Ip Man 4 & Boyka Undisputed III Fight Breakdowns and the Importance of Good Director Relationships


Introducing Scott Adkins: actor, producer, and martial artist to the core. In this episode, we were graced with Mr. Adkins presence as we went down the line of his entire career in the film industry. In the realm of acting, we discussed his tutelage under Dee Cannon and Mykel Shannon Jones (Undisputed III) and his director and actor relationship with Isaac Florentine, Jesse V. Johnson (Accident Man, Debt Collector, Avengement), and Adrian Bol...


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 2020-08-05  56m