Feb 16, 2022
Josef Kubota Wladyka is a
screenwriter, director, and producer. His episodic television credits as a director
include the netflix series Narcos, Narcos: Mexico, and
Animal Kingdom, among
others. Josef’s most recent feature film, Catch The Fair One, which he wrote, directed, and produced, was
released in select theaters and on VOD on February 11 by IFC Films.
Executive Produced by Darren Aronofsky and Produced by Academy Award winner
Mollye Asher, Catch The Fair One stars Kali Reis, playing a former champion boxer who sets off
on a dangerous quest into the criminal underworld of sex
trafficking to find her kidnapped sister. Kali developed the story
for Catch The Fair One with Josef over the course of several
What you will learn:
- How Josef developed the story
and script for Catch The Fair One with professional boxer Kali Reis
over the course of several years.
- How Darren Aronofsky
The Fighter) became involved as Executive Producer on
Catch The Fair One.
- How Josef became the first
American director of the Netflix series Narcos, and Narcos:
- What Josef learned directing
multiple episodes of Narcos.
- How Josef balances the need to
make money and pay the bills by working in episodic television,
with his passion to make indie films, which take years to develop
and are not always lucrative endeavors.
- Bryan and Josef do a deep dive
on some of the decisions Josef made in Catch The Fair One,
regarding expository scenes (or lack thereof), call backs, and
- Why Josef chose to disengage
from social media after the pandemic began, and how this has helped