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Our passion for action films has inspired us to do in-depth analyses of fight sequences with action filmmakers around the world. 

TODOR “JUJI” LAZAROV: RRR Action Director, Horse Handler, and Opera Producer Action Filmmaking Decoded- The Story of Action Films

Introducing: Todor Lazarov also known as Juji. Todor is known for his stunt work on Hellboy, Game of Thrones, Expendables 2, and most recently RRR as Action Director which won a Golden Globe recently and is now nominated for an Oscar In this episode, we discuss Sambo and Judo, directing an award winning short film, Todor’s interests in Opera shows, and the challenging yet rewarding task of stunt work with children. We also take a deep dive into RRR, breaking down the filming of animals, the rigs of the prison break fight, kinetic camera work, flipping a horse carriage by hand, and much much more. Join us as we chat with Todor “Juji” Lazarov. – Get a year of Skillshare at 30% OFF! – Edited by Luigi Hernandez If you enjoyed this episode, you can support us at Subscribe and leave a review on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, or the podcast app of your choice. Find us at, on Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok at @actionfilmmakingpodcast, or on Twitter @ActionDecoded Until next time, thanks for listening.
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  4. Vanessa Campos: Never Back Down Revolt & Becoming an MMA Media Star
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