Episode 9: Directing with Jesse Richards

So That's How It's Done

08-12-2023 • 1 hr 1 min

The importance of giving your jobs 100%.


This episode is with Jesse Richards, a director proficient across narrative and commercial projects with a strong editing background. Jesse lets us in on his wealth of knowledge and shares insight on what he had to learn (and unlearn) when transitioning from film school to landing his first job, how trust is the magic ingredient to a successful project, and how to balance your workload while maintaining personal filmmaking goals. Jesse also shares advice on the importance of learning what kind of director you want to be and how you don’t need to be like anyone else.


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You can follow Jesse on Instagram at @jesse_director


So That’s How It’s Done is hosted and produced by Tory Brennan (@vcitoira) and Jem Rankin (@jemrankin).


Recorded at Monster & Bear Studios
Edited and mixed by Adrian Horsman ⁠@adrianphman

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