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Jed Brophy

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S1E33 - A Stroll Through Middle Earth ft. Jed Brophy

Funny Science Fiction

Jed Brophy is an amazing actor and even better fellow from the country of New Zealand. We talk with Jed about his work in the Hobbit Trilogy as Nori the kleptomaniac Dwarf and his roles in The Lord of the Rings Trilogy playing a vast variety of characters.  We talk about his other works with famed director Peter Jackson, both early on in his career and with the King Kong movie as well.  Jed has had a fascinating career and even talks about he now owns one of the horses used during the Rohirrim scenes.   For more information about Jed - please look him up on IMDB, Twitter as @brophyjed and on Instagram as @jedibrophy.    Show Partners -   River City Tees - https://www.teepublic.com/stores/rivercitytees?ref_id=22912 LevelUp Lightsaber - https://shop.leveluplightsaber.com/?wpam_id=130 Support Funny Science Fiction by contributing to their Tip Jar: https://tips.pinecast.com/jar/funny-science-fiction Find out more at https://funny-science-fiction.pinecast.co

33mins

18 May 2021

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Jed Brophy, actor - The Hobbit & The Lord of the Rings trilogies

The Nerd of the Rings

Today we are joined by the incredible Jed Brophy, one of the very few actors to appear in all six Middle-earth films!  His roles include the orcs Snaga and Sharku, as well as the dwarf Nori.  During this live chat on the Nerd of the Rings YouTube channel, we chat about all things Middle-earth, while raising money for frontline healthcare workers. Visit YouTube.com/NerdoftheRings for weekly Middle-earth videos, including Tolkien Explained, Complete Travels, Theories, and the video version of this episode.  To Support NOTR, visit Patreon.com/NerdoftheRings

1hr 20mins

9 Mar 2021

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#71 - Jed Brophy Interview (Acting, LOTR, The Hobbit, iFit, Fitness, Prosthetics, Housing, District 9 etc.)

Kiwi Talkz

Jed Brophy is a great Kiwi actor who is most well known for working on a majority of Peter Jacksons films, most prominently multiple orcs in Lord Of The Rings and the Dwarf Nori in The Hobbit Trilogy. SOCIAL MEDIA Website - https://www.jedbrophy.nz Twitter - @BrophyJed Instagram - @jedibrophy TIMESTAMPS 00:00 - Intro 00:24 - How Jed Got The Jedi Name 00:57 - Jed Is Open To Being In Star Wars 01:36 - Agent In America/How The American System Works 02:46 - Jed Doesn’t Like L.A./Jed Believes NZ Is Amazing 04:10 - Jed’s Mental Health Takes A Downturn From Big Cities 05:09 - Jed Contemplated Living In Vancouver 05:35 - How Jed Became Peter Jackson’s Go To Actor/Peter Jackson’s Direction 08:10 - Playing Orc’s In LOTR 08:40 - Prosthetic Work/Jed Tells LOTR Prosthetic Work Story 11:27 - Different Voices For The Orcs/Fangorn Forest Story 13:40 - Shooting Differences Between LOTR & The Hobbit/Green Screen 15:41 - Sketches & Miniatures To Help Actors/Rohan Set/VFX 17:06 - Jed Interviewed Peter Jackson About Post Production 18:23 - Motion Capture 19:18 - Steven Spielberg Directing Tin Tin Via Satellite 20:08 - NZ Needs To Invest More In Technology/Film Industry Works Together In NZ 21:20 - Avatar 2/James Cameron/James & Peter Are Geniuses 22:13 - Jed’s Work On District 9 24:15 - Adlibbing On The Hobbit/Martin Freeman Loved Adlibbing 25:44 - Effort To Make Cast & Crew Bond During LOTR & The Hobbit 27:09 - iFit Job/Graham McTavish/New Zealands Beauty 29:25 - NZ Becoming Polluted/Underfunded Infrastructure 31:20 - NZ Should Fine People For Littering/Educating People 32:30 - Kiwis Not Appreciating New Zealand 33:01 - Film Crews On LOTR Made Conscious Effort To Protect Environment 33:58 - Jed’s Favourite Place To Visit In NZ 34:47 - Jed’s Fitness/Jed Lost Roles For Being To Fit/Competition 37:17 - Voice Acting Work/Mimicking Getting Jed Into Trouble 39:47 - Jed Doesn’t Rate Himself/What Jed Did During Lockdown 41:08 - Stand Up Comedy 42:00 - Positive Effects Of Covid-19/This Generation Suffering 43:30 - Problems Within NZ/Problems With Solving Housing 47:00 - Educating With Film 48:31 - Shooting Films Now On A Phone 49:44 - Staying Up Technology/Younger People Knowing Tech 50:39 - NZ Doesn’t Have A Mobile Film Festival/Film Commission Behind The Times 53:10 - Making The Film Commission Understand Shooting On Mobile Phones/Mobile Phone Films 57:19 - Warner Bros Interfered With The Hobbit 1:00:05 - Horse Gallop Scenes In LOTR 1:01:00 - LOTR Is Synonymous With NZ/Tourism From LOTR 1:02:30 - NZ’s Landscapes 1:03:44 - Martin Freeman Was Annoyed By NZ’s Beauty 1:04:19 - The Beauty Of NZ Is Unparalleled/Glenorchy 1:05:05 - NZ Offers Amazing Beauty In Close Proximity 1:06:41 - Where To Follow Jed Brophy On Social Media

1hr 7mins

1 Dec 2020

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Jed Brophy | Awfully Irish Podcast #80

Awfully Irish Podcast

In today's episode, the lads talk to the actor Jed Brophy about his acting career. Support the podcast! ko-fi.com/awfullyirish Join the discord! https://discord.gg/kkZbtmE Follow us on Instagram! https://www.instagram.com/awfullyirishpodcast/ Like us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/awfullyirishpodcast/

1hr 17mins

5 Aug 2020

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Jed Brophy in Smartphone Feature Blue Moon Episode 55

SBP Podcast Mobile Filmmaking

The way you approach a film as a director, screenwriter or actor, can be quite similar. It revolves and evolves around story, structure, and characters. Episode 55 of the SBP Podcast is a discussion with actor Jed Brophy. Jed has years of experience acting in many films you have probably heard of, Lord Of The Rings, The Hobbit, King Kong, District 9…just to name a few. Jed is one of the principal actors of Blue Moon shot in New Zealand.We spoke with Jed Brophy, who is in New Zealand – Aotearoa. He shares a bit of his career and experience as an actor in the feature film Blue Moon, shot entirely with the iPhone. Blue Moon was written and directed by Stef Harris.Jed is an actor who has worked in many films. He’s also had the privilege to work in a number of Hollywood films. The stories he shares about his experience in both, traditional film and mobile film will inspire anyone thinking, or wondering about whether to dive into the world of making films using smartphones. You don’t have to make a feature film, but you need to start doing it at any capacity to realize the potential of what you can achieve as a filmmaker and storyteller using a smartphone camera. Jed Brophy shares how the longest take in Blue Moon took about 11 minutes, due to the extensive dialogue in each scene. They broke the 85 minute feature screenplay into several parts for their performance during production. Blue Moon was filmed in a total of about 30 hours in a single location. Jed shared the differences between working on a film like Lord Of The Rings and Blue Moon from a personal perspective. The budget and cost for Blue Moon was about $12,000.Jed explains how one of the differences between large action films and a mobile film, has to do with the number of stops and takes for each scene during production. When you have a big crew, much equipment and action scenes, such as in Peter Jackson’s films that Jed has worked on, there are many things that can go wrong. For a shadow that does not belong in a shot, to many technical malfunctions. All the stops extend the time of production and you end up with a few minutes of usable footage in a typical day. Wherein a mobile film like Blue Moon, you end your day with about 30 minutes of usable footage. Jed shares specific differences in crew size and equipment, which can also lower the production time in a mobile film set’s production.Jed has played creatures in some films. He’s had to endure hours of makeup and prosthetics prep. He shares the experience of that experience. Jed also compares the difference and process he goes through playing creatures versus human characters.Listen to this episode to listen to the entire conversation, including Jed Brophy’s projects and his views on mobile smartphone filmmaking. Jed shares great tips and advice on making films using smartphones. He also shares a few stories regarding his experience working with Peter Jackson and the film industry in general. Jed Brophy is very excited about the potential of making films using smartphones and his views are very inspiring. What does Jed Brophy think about the future of mobile filmmaking? Listen to this episode and find out. SBP Podcast: The Voice of Mobile Film™ is for everyone who ever wanted to or is curious about making movies and videos using smartphones.Jed was also kind enough to send a message to the filmmakers taking part in the International Mobile Film Festival in San Diego April 27 & 28. Watch the trailer for Blue Moon: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JxmyCH8-ztkJed Brophy on IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0112400/Follow Jed Brophy on Social Media:Twitter: https://twitter.com/BrophyJedFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jed-Brophy-517155004963438/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jedibrophy/Blue Moon by Dark Horse Films: http://darkhorse-films.com Previous Episode 54 with Blue Moon Director Stef Harris: https://medium.com/smartphonefilmmaking/blue-moon-smartphone-feature-filmmaking-in-new-zealand-864c2632b96fOur Links: Get Tickets to the International Mobile Film Festival April 27 & 28: https://www.freshtix.com/events/international-mobile-film-festival-2Get all the details about this year’s film festival: http://bit.ly/MobileFilmRocksSubscribe, support and listen to bonus episodes and more on Patreon: http://patreon.com/sbppodcastSBP Podcast Blog: http://sbppodcast.wordpress.comSBP Podcast Website: http://sbppodcast.studioiTunes/Apple Podcasts: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/sbp-podcast/id1296673665International Mobile Film Festival Website: http://internationalmobilefilmfestival.comFacebook: http://facebook.com/sbppodcastTwitter: http://twitter.com/sbppodcastHashtag: MobilizeStories Mobile Film Community Website: http://mobilizestories.comSusy Botello on Twitter: http://twitter.com/susybotelloSBP Podcast on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4ISEF0SZOLyRpw20loXzlo#upsellSmartphone Filmmaking Publication on Medium: https://medium.com/smartphonefilmmakingAre you starting a Podcast? Create a new podcast or network and use the code sbppodcast to apply a 25% discount and save: https://pcast.link/sbppodcast/© Copyright 2019 S. Botello Productions™. All rights reserved.

55mins

10 Apr 2019

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Actor Jed Brophy rejoins me to talk about Shannara Chronicles.

Hellblazerbiz Conversations with the stars

I welcome back Jed Brophy, who was a guest on my show towards the end of 2015. Jed plays the Dagda Mor in the MTV show Shannara Chronicles, as well as having played Nori the Dwarf in The Hobbit, and Sharku in Lord of the Rings. Always a pleasure talking with Jed. I hope you enjoy listening.Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/hellblazerbiz)Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/Hellblazerbiz. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

59mins

2 Feb 2016

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Jed Brophy

Hellblazerbiz Conversations with the stars

I welcome back Jed Brophy, who was a guest on my show towards the end of 2015. Jed plays the Dagda Mor in the MTV show Shannara Chronicles, as well as having played Nori the Dwarf in The Hobbit, and Sharku in Lord of the Rings. Always a pleasure talking with Jed. I hope you enjoy listening. This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr

2 Feb 2016

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Jed Brophy (Nori)

Hellblazerbiz Conversations with the stars

Interview with Jed Brophy, known for his roles in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy as Sharku, the Warg Rider and a Black Rider, and for his role as Nori, one of the dwarfs in Thorin's band in The Hobbit. Jed is an accomplished actor, rider, and generally great guy. I hope you all enjoy This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1hr 3mins

15 Dec 2015

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LOTR, Hobbit and Shannara Chronicles with actor Jed Brophy (Nori)

Hellblazerbiz Conversations with the stars

Interview with Jed Brophy, known for his roles in the Lord of the Rings Trilogy as Sharku, the Warg Rider and a Black Rider, and for his role as Nori, one of the dwarfs in Thorin's band in The Hobbit. Jed is an accomplished actor, rider, and generally great guy. I hope you all enjoySupport the show (https://www.patreon.com/hellblazerbiz)Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/Hellblazerbiz. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 2mins

15 Dec 2015

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NZ Entertainment Podcast 48: The Dead Room, Jason Stutter, Jed Brophy

NZ Entertainment Podcast

The Dead Room, Jason Stutter, Jed Brophy Running time: 0:15:38

15mins

31 Oct 2015

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