Jeff Hammer – Director – Live Or Die In La Honda | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interviews Director of Live Or Die In La Honda, Jeff Hammer!


A proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin, Hammer earned an MFA in Screenwriting at the University of Southern California and returned to USC as adjunct professor in the John Wells Division of Writing for Screen & Television. As a screenwriter, his work has received distinction from the Walt Disney Studios/ABC TV Writing Fellowship, the Alfred P. Sloan Commissioning Grant, and the Austin Film Festival. While completing post-production on Live or Die in La Honda, he’s kept busy producing the first season of the original sci-fi web series Personal Space starring Nicki Clyne (Battlestar Galactica), Richard Hatch (Battlestar Galactica), Kurt Yaeger (Sons of Anarchy), Tim Russ (Star Trek: Voyager), and more. All 28 episodes of the 1st Season will premiere March 2, 2018 on Amazon Video.


Blake Baker receives a call from a past lover asking him to help find her missing brother. Once he arrives in La Honda, he learns the task is much more treacherous than it first appeared, and he’s forced to decide how much he’s willing to risk for the love of his life.