Rebel Without a Crew

Season 1 Episodes

  1. Meet the Filmmakers on El Rey Network
    Episode 1

    Meet the Filmmakers

    Filmmakers begin pre-production on their first feature film under the guidance of Robert Rodriguez.

  2. Pre-Production on El Rey Network
    Episode 2


    Pre-production forces the directors to make huge decisions regarding everything from props to gear.

  3. Casting Actors on El Rey Network
    Episode 3

    Casting Actors

    Casting takes its toll on everyone as actors drop out, and budgetary concerns affect bookings.

  4. Last Minute Details on El Rey Network
    Episode 4

    Last Minute Details

    Everyone puts their negotiating skills to the test as they bargain to lock in the locations.

  5. Filming Begins on El Rey Network
    Episode 5

    Filming Begins

    The filmmakers meet with Robert to get final words of advice, leading one person to question everything.

  6. Filmmaking Isn't Easy on El Rey Network
    Episode 6

    Filmmaking Isn't Easy

    The chaotic first days of shooting cause tensions to rise on set and some filmmakers to break down.

  7. Directors In Action on El Rey Network
    Episode 7

    Directors In Action

    Everyone feels the pressure rise as Robert Rodriguez shows up on set to see the directors in action.

  8. Testing Their Limit on El Rey Network
    Episode 8

    Testing Their Limit

    The Filmmakers push themselves and their actors through technical issues and emotional hurtles.

  9. Time Is Running Out on El Rey Network
    Episode 9

    Time Is Running Out

    First time filmmaking causes one filmmaker to question his work, and his film.

  10. Wrap on Production! on El Rey Network
    Episode 10

    Wrap on Production!

    With the clock winding down it’s a race for the filmmakers to finish some of their most crucial scenes.

  11. Post Prod. Begins on El Rey Network
    Episode 11

    Post Prod. Begins

    The filmmakers begin post production and are tasked by Robert to cut a sizzle reel of their movies.

  12. The Premiere on El Rey Network
    Episode 12

    The Premiere

    The filmmakers return to Austin to premiere  their films on the big screen during SXSW.

  • About El Rey

    El Rey Network is an English-language entertainment brand founded by maverick filmmaker Robert Rodriguez (From Dusk Till Dawn, Sin City, Spy Kids, Machete). Curated by Rodriguez and his artistic collective, the Latino-infused network revels in the courage, capacity, and creativity of ordinary people on extraordinary journeys through its unique original programming. In addition, El Rey Network showcases a wide range of iconic feature films and TV series including genre, cult classics, action, and horror/sci-fi.

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