How to Risk It All with San Andreas Director Brad Peyton (pt 1) – Just Shoot It 91

Director Brad Peyton joins us to talk about how he risked it all to become an action director and lived to tell the tale. Learn how Brad approaches giant Hollywood productions like San Andreas, Journey 2, and the upcoming Rampage, how he got his start, and how he approaches visual effects in the first half of this two part interview.

Here’s the short film that lead to Brad’s first break:

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You can find out more about Brad by following him @bradpeyton on Twitter even though he only mentioned his Instagram on the show, @peytonology.

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