Beyond Technique with Samantha Rund

Episode 18 : Find Your Focus with Joanna DeGeneres

December 13, 2020 Episode 18
Beyond Technique with Samantha Rund
Episode 18 : Find Your Focus with Joanna DeGeneres
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Beyond Technique with Samantha Rund
Episode 18 : Find Your Focus with Joanna DeGeneres
Dec 13, 2020 Episode 18


On this episode photographer Joanna DeGeneres joins Samantha Rund to share her journey to becoming one of the top headshot photographers in Los Angeles, and how her background in the arts has informed and empowered her life. 

We discuss

  • Choosing to be Free From Suffering
  • Commitment and what it really means to "Fake it till you make it"
  • Talent vs Hard Work
  • Why a great headshot is vital to your career
  • Advice for starting out
  • Arrogance
  • Confidence Crushers
  • and Doing What You're Great At


Joanna has her BFA in Art from Michigan State University and her MFA from the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program (PATP 2002) She moved to Los Angeles in ’02 to pursue acting and quickly picked up a camera, the rest is history.

She started shooting headshots in Los Angeles over 10 years ago right when the industry switched from black and white film to color digital. While pursuing her career as an actress, she  worked as an assistant and associate in a casting office where she had the experience of looking at thousands of headshots and sitting in on incredible auditions. She is a full time photographer and loves what she does. Her studio is located in North Hollywood, California.

http://www.joannadegeneres.com

Samantha Rund
is a  professional actor, comedian, and coach. A graduate of Northwestern University, the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program MFA, and Second City’s Improv and Directing Conservatory; she is passionate about enriching people’s lives through the performing arts. Some of her recent acting work includes 3 Busy Debras on Adult Swim, Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and various commercials including Google, Microsoft, and Amazon. Her company, Beyond Technique Coaching, focuses on using performance principles to empower people to bring more of their whole selves to their lives and work. She works with a wide range of people around the world on performance and personal development. 

www.samantharund.com

www.beyondtechniquecoaching.com

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Show Notes


On this episode photographer Joanna DeGeneres joins Samantha Rund to share her journey to becoming one of the top headshot photographers in Los Angeles, and how her background in the arts has informed and empowered her life. 

We discuss

  • Choosing to be Free From Suffering
  • Commitment and what it really means to "Fake it till you make it"
  • Talent vs Hard Work
  • Why a great headshot is vital to your career
  • Advice for starting out
  • Arrogance
  • Confidence Crushers
  • and Doing What You're Great At


Joanna has her BFA in Art from Michigan State University and her MFA from the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program (PATP 2002) She moved to Los Angeles in ’02 to pursue acting and quickly picked up a camera, the rest is history.

She started shooting headshots in Los Angeles over 10 years ago right when the industry switched from black and white film to color digital. While pursuing her career as an actress, she  worked as an assistant and associate in a casting office where she had the experience of looking at thousands of headshots and sitting in on incredible auditions. She is a full time photographer and loves what she does. Her studio is located in North Hollywood, California.

http://www.joannadegeneres.com

Samantha Rund
is a  professional actor, comedian, and coach. A graduate of Northwestern University, the University of Washington’s Professional Actor Training Program MFA, and Second City’s Improv and Directing Conservatory; she is passionate about enriching people’s lives through the performing arts. Some of her recent acting work includes 3 Busy Debras on Adult Swim, Lady Macbeth in Shakespeare’s Macbeth, and various commercials including Google, Microsoft, and Amazon. Her company, Beyond Technique Coaching, focuses on using performance principles to empower people to bring more of their whole selves to their lives and work. She works with a wide range of people around the world on performance and personal development. 

www.samantharund.com

www.beyondtechniquecoaching.com

***If you enjoyed this episode please help spread it’s message****

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Become a patron on PATREON *** 

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Thank you for your support and stay safe and healthy!