Act One Podcast

E08 Producer Justin Bell

October 25, 2020 James Duke / Justin Bell Season 1 Episode 8
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E08 Producer Justin Bell
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Act One Podcast
E08 Producer Justin Bell
Oct 25, 2020 Season 1 Episode 8
James Duke / Justin Bell

Act One Podcast - Episode 08 - Interview with producer, Justin Bell.

Justin Bell is a feature film, TV, and branded entertainment producer based in Los Angeles. His latest project, the horror-comedy “Summoned” for Disney/20th Digital, is currently airing on Hulu, FX and Freeform. He is also in post-production on a 1970’s style superhero heist movie – The Hyperions (2020), starring Cary Elwes. Bell produced the TV pilot “Journey to the East”, and his bible-era feature film about Mary of Nazareth, Full of Grace, was released by Cinedigm on BluRay/DVD in Walmart and Target stores, and is also available for download on iTunes.

Bell also co-produced the BAFTA-winner Michael Radford’s Elsa & Fred (2015), starring Academy Award-winners Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer, which Millennium Entertainment released in theaters and VOD. Justin has several projects in active development, is the former Director of the Act One Producing & Entertainment Executive Program, and is a member of the Producers Guild of America.

A graduate of the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts (MFA), Justin’s thesis project, That Evening Sun (2009), was made into a critically acclaimed independent feature film (NY Times Critics Pick, two Independent Spirit Award nominations), produced by his friends Laura D. Smith and Terence Berry, directed by Scott Teems, and distributed by Freestyle Releasing. While in film school, Bell received the USC Special Project Grant, and was voted Most Outstanding Filmmaker by his peers.

Justin earned a Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is a graduate of Wheaton College (B.A.) in Illinois.

The Act One Podcast provides insight and inspiration about the business and craft of Hollywood from a Christian perspective.

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Act One Podcast - Episode 08 - Interview with producer, Justin Bell.

Justin Bell is a feature film, TV, and branded entertainment producer based in Los Angeles. His latest project, the horror-comedy “Summoned” for Disney/20th Digital, is currently airing on Hulu, FX and Freeform. He is also in post-production on a 1970’s style superhero heist movie – The Hyperions (2020), starring Cary Elwes. Bell produced the TV pilot “Journey to the East”, and his bible-era feature film about Mary of Nazareth, Full of Grace, was released by Cinedigm on BluRay/DVD in Walmart and Target stores, and is also available for download on iTunes.

Bell also co-produced the BAFTA-winner Michael Radford’s Elsa & Fred (2015), starring Academy Award-winners Shirley MacLaine and Christopher Plummer, which Millennium Entertainment released in theaters and VOD. Justin has several projects in active development, is the former Director of the Act One Producing & Entertainment Executive Program, and is a member of the Producers Guild of America.

A graduate of the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC’s School of Cinematic Arts (MFA), Justin’s thesis project, That Evening Sun (2009), was made into a critically acclaimed independent feature film (NY Times Critics Pick, two Independent Spirit Award nominations), produced by his friends Laura D. Smith and Terence Berry, directed by Scott Teems, and distributed by Freestyle Releasing. While in film school, Bell received the USC Special Project Grant, and was voted Most Outstanding Filmmaker by his peers.

Justin earned a Master of Divinity (MDiv) from Fuller Theological Seminary, and is a graduate of Wheaton College (B.A.) in Illinois.

The Act One Podcast provides insight and inspiration about the business and craft of Hollywood from a Christian perspective.

Support the show (https://actoneprogram.com/donate/)