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Sam Jones

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186 - Sam Jones

A Small Voice: Conversations With Photographers

Sam Jones is an acclaimed American photographer and director whose portraits of President Obama, Sandra Bullock, George Clooney, Bob Dylan, Kristin Stewart, Robert Downey Jr, Amy Adams, Jack Nicholson, and many others have appeared on the covers of Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Esquire, GQ, Time, Entertainment Weekly and Men’s Journal. His collection of candid celebrity portraiture, The Here And Now: The Photographs of Sam Jones, was published by Harper Collins. Other published works include Non-Fiction, a collection of cinematic portraiture, and Some Where Else, a photographic book and musical collaboration with musician Blake Mills.Sam is also an acclaimed director, creating numerous national commercials for Skype, Sonos, Canon, Target, Dove and many others. He is a sought after music video director who won MTV’s music video of the year for Foo Fighters Walk. He has directed videos for Mumford and Sons, Tom Petty, John Mayer, and many others. He also directed the multi-award winning interactive video for Cold War Kids’ I’ve Seen Enough.In 2013 Sam launched Off Camera with Sam Jones on Directv’s Audience Network. Off Camera is an hour long show created out of his passion for long form conversational interviews. Via worldwide broadcast, online magazine, and podcast, Jones shares his conversations with the artists, actors, and musicians who fascinate and inspire him most. Robert Downey Jr., Sarah Silverman, Dave Grohl, Laura Dern, Tony Hawk, Matt Damon and Will Ferrell have all appeared on the show.Sam directed the feature length Showtime Documentary Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued, a film that reexamines Bob Dylan’s Basement Tapes and documents new recordings of lost Dylan lyrics by Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and others in Capitol Records Studios. The film features Bob Dylan as narrator, and documents the exciting collaboration between some of the most successful current artists in music and a 26-year-old Bob Dylan. The film premiered on Showtime Networks.In 2002, Sam started his feature-length documentary career with I Am Trying To Break Your Heart, which chronicles beloved indie-rock band Wilco’s tumultuous recording of their acclaimed fourth album, Yankee Hotel Foxtrot and his most recent feature length documentary, Until The Wheels Fall Off, a portrait of the life and career of legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk, was released earlier this year.Sam lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three daughters. On episode 186, Sam discusses, among other things:The unholy trinity of skateboarding, bands and zines.Finishing what you started.The amazing saga of his documentary about the band Wilco, I Am Trying to Break Your Heart.How the town he grew up in, Fullerton, California, influenced his path in unexpected ways.Photography seeming like the safe choice.Confidence.The shift that occurred as he gained experience.His TV show / podcast, Off Camera and what he learned from doing it.The societal change in the way we see famous people.His documentary about skateboarder Tony Hawk, Until The Wheels Fall Off. Referenced:Neil BlenderGordon & SmithMark BosterHugh GrantSteve MartinLaird HamiltonRobert Downey Jr.Tom CruiseDax SheppardKristen BellTony HawkRodney Mullen Website | Instagram | Off Camera | Documentaries“Just like if you’re a kid and you didn’t grow up with a swimming pool in your back yard you’re gonna figure out a way to get invited to go swimming at your friend’s house. And so when I get an idea and I want to see it through, I don’t see the obstacles as things that will stop me, I just seem them as necessary parts of the process.”

1hr 18mins

31 Aug 2022

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"Boxing needs people to work together" Sam Jones on Benn/Eubank, AJ/Usyk, Fury

iFL TV Boxing Podcast

Raza Ban talks with Sam Jones who gives his thoughts on all things Benn/Eubank, AJ/Usyk, Fury Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


20 Jul 2022

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EP87: Listener Question & Sam Jones WTC/Run2PB Athlete Interview

Better with Running

In this weeks episode, Zac and Chris talk through their weekly workouts, including Chris rising early with his training partner to attack the hills of Shepparton, in horrendous conditions that featured wind and rain.  Zacca linked up with head coach of Run Culture / Owls  and good friend of the show Dane Verwey for a grass workout. Run2PB Coach Matt Davy was also present at the session, as Zac details how the quarters workout unfolded and questions how many seconds a lap his alpha flys cost him. We also hear about his workout with the MUAC white train on his home track, before his rounds out the week on a spicy long run. Zac and Chris highlight another big weekend of results from Canberra, Collingwood and Bangalore, paying particular attention to Tom James - TeeJayUltraRunner, Run2PB athlete who snagged a massive P.B over the Marathon despite copping cramps from 27km. Zac and Chris attack a listener question, around backing up for another marathon, and how long you should wait before reloading, before going down a rabbit hole looking at Yuki Kawuchi's Wikipedia and his amazing list of achievements . https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yuki_Kawauchi Rounding out the show, Zac introduces this weeks interview with Run2PB Athlete Sam Jones, where they cover his running journey, including starting with coach Brady Threlfall and what changes he has implemented. Sam also covers the ins and outs of the Wollongong Track Club and recaps some recent events and plans for the future.  https://www.instagram.com/wollongongtrackclub/?hl=en Partners: BlackRoll Recovery Use the code Run2PB-15 for 15% off all products https://www.blackroll.com.au/collections/blackroll-running-world  Medal Displays helps you organise and celebrate your achievements with a range of display items made for runners! www.medaldisplays.com.au  Premium, Fast and Sustainable Running Socks www.oatrunning.com.au Run2PB Links: Coaching: www.run2pb.co Review on us: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-with-running/id1506419354

1hr 28mins

13 Apr 2022

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Ep 6. Sam Jones, Film Director

The Nordy Pod

Welcome back for Episode 6 of The Nordy Pod!In this episode we’re headed to Austin Texas to our Barton Creek store for one of our “State of the Company” meetings, where you’ll get a glimpse into some of the issues we’re facing in 2022, and steps we’re taking to improve for the future.While in Austin, I also sat down with my good friend, Director Sam Jones, after getting the unique opportunity to view a premiere showing of his latest film “Tony Hawk: Until the Wheels Fall Off”.Sam and I have been close friends for quite some time now, but we’re often pleasantly reminded of just how different our lives really are. While I’m sitting in business meetings, Sam’s out shooting movies and bumping shoulders with the likes of Bono and George Clooney. I might be just a little bit jealous. Starting as a freelance photographer for The Associated Press, Sam gradually leveraged his work up the entertainment ladder. Conning A-List actors into helping him expand his portfolio and hustling his way into the offices of big name magazines. His impressive body of work has been featured in the likes of Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, GQ, and movie posters plastered on billboards across the world. He’s produced and directed multiple feature length documentary films and even created his own TV show, called 'Off Camera with Sam Jones' which ran 12 seasons on DirecTV. Sam stands apart from a majority of industry filmmakers for his willingness to invest in his projects from his own bank account, rather than waiting for a studio to give him a shot, resulting in more freedom to create extremely personal stories and make more money in the process. If you haven’t run into his work yet, I’m certain after this conversation you’re going to go on a Sam Jones binge. Did you know that YOU can actually be on The Nordy Pod? This show isn’t just a one-way conversation. We want to hear about what Nordstrom looks like through your eyes! Share your Nordstrom experience, good or bad, by giving us a call and leaving a voicemail at: (206) 594-0526, or send us an email to nordypodcast@nordstrom.com to be a part of the conversation!

1hr 1min

11 Apr 2022

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Sam Jones: HBO Special

Hawk vs Wolf Podcast

Tony was buying groceries when Sam Jones called to tell him that UTWFO was acquired by HBO. It was actually a pretty nice Saturday, but he didn't go to Home Depot afterwards. Like and describe and don't forget to return your cart. -- To listen on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/6ZcNADIeqlXXCCLm1MJny7?si=8g_1SCbZRCSOfI5j6y40dQ To listen on Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hawk-vs-wolf-podcast/id1553164725 -- Tony Hawk @tonyhawk Sam Jones @samjonespictures Jason Ellis @wolfmateSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

1hr 37mins

4 Apr 2022

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Will AJ leave McCracken? - Sam Jones discusses, reacts to Fury-Whyte purse bid delay, talks Probellum

iFL TV Boxing Podcast

Will AJ leave McCracken? - Sam Jones discusses, reacts to Fury-Whyte purse bid delay, talks Probellum By Kugan Cassius VOTE iFL TV for BEST COMBAT SPORTS PODCAST in the Sports Podcast Awards: https://bit.ly/3JQsszx Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices


20 Jan 2022

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Sam Jones of Ooooo.com on the Live-Stream Economy (EP.183)

Panic with Friends - Howard Lindzon

We welcome Sam Jones, Co-founder and CEO of OOOOO, back to the show to discuss his evolving plans for building a technology platform that helps brands and entrepreneurs share their products and services through live, interactive, shoppable videos. I’m a small investor in the company, and hope you’ll be OOOOO so excited about the future of the live-stream. Guest - Sam Jones, Co-founder and CEO at OOOOO.com howardlindzon.com, ooooo.com Twitter: @howardlindzon, @ooooobloke, @knutjensen linkedin.com/in/sam-jones-0a16533 #fintech #invest #investment #venturecapital #stockmarket #finance 


6 Jan 2022

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Remembering Sam Jones with 10 games that defined his career

Over and Back: Stories About NBA History

Jason and Rich remember the life and career of Boston Celtics legend Sam Jones.  Topics on the show include: Why Jones was nicknamed Mr. Clutch Jones' 10 NBA titles (second only to Bill Russell) 25-2 all-time playoff series record Becoming the Celtics scoring leader Bridging the gap of two Celtics dynasties An improbable journey to the NBA Standing up to injustice  Why Jones had to wait so long to make the Basketball Hall of Fame 10 games that defined Sam Jones' career and so much more!  Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brandsPrivacy & Opt-Out: https://redcircle.com/privacy


4 Jan 2022

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Sam Jones: Overcoming Setbacks

Unlocking Your Mind

My guest today is my good friend Sam Jones. Sam is  Welsh Premiership rugby player who has represented Cardiff Blues A and been a part of the Wales Under 20's and Wales 7's training squads. But unfortunately injuries have prevented him from selection. I have known Sam a long time, and I have seen first hand the battles he's had to overcome with regards to injuries. But every time he comes back stronger, it takes a strong person to do that. This conversation will focus on how to overcome setbacks and not let your current situation stop you from moving forward.


31 Aug 2021

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Sam Jones: How to fund your start-up

Sound Advice: Get year one in business right

His Dragon's Den pitch is imortalised as the tv show's 'best ever', and Harry Redknapp describes him as having the workrate of a top footballer. This is how Sam Jones convinced stars like Tinie Tempah to invest in his tech start-up, Gener8.


22 Aug 2021