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Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your favorite up-and-coming directors, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, and actors, and learn how they became successful, working content creators. We're all about getting off your butt and making your own videos. We'll share tips and stories of how people in the entertainment industry forced their ways into sustainable careers.

Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your favorite up-and-coming directors, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, and actors, and learn how they became successful, working content creators. We're all about getting off your butt and making your own videos. We'll share tips and stories of how people in the entertainment industry forced their ways into sustainable careers.
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Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your favorite up-and-coming directors, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, and actors, and learn how they became successful, working content creators. We're all about getting off your butt and making your own videos. We'll share tips and stories of how people in the entertainment industry forced their ways into sustainable careers.

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English


Episodes

Breaking in Sideways w DJ Gareth Emery – Just Shoot It 120

7/19/2018
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Learn how DJ Gareth Emery pivoted to become the star and creator of his own TV series. And how Matt got to direct it! Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPod As always, follow @MrMattEnlow (www.twitter.com/MrMattEnlow) and Oren @SmiteyPieLeg(www.twitter.com/SmiteyPieLeg) on twitter. For more episodes visit www.JustShootitPodcast.com Show your support: rate and review us on iTunes. apple.co/2fl9ojy See who are guests are a week early...

Duration:01:26:11

Making Movies that Sell w Jeffrey Giles of Automatic Entertainment - Just Shoot It 119

7/12/2018
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This week we sit down with Jeffrey Giles, a sales rep for Automatic Entertainment. Jeffrey helps to produce movies, finance them, and take them out into the marketplace to sell to distributors. In this episode Jeffrey breaks down what distributors are looking for in films and how he personally determines what projects to take on. You can learn more about Jeffrey and Automatic Entertainment at http://www.automaticent.com/. UNPAID ENDORSEMENTS "The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a...

Duration:00:48:32

Agents, Lawyers, and Film Festivals, A Just Shoot It Q & A - Just Shoot It 118

7/5/2018
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Whether you've sent in questions via email, voicemail, or carrier pigeon, fear not because Oren and Matt are here to help. Tune in as our intrepid hosts take on your listener questions. They cover topics like when it’s time to hire a lawyer and agent, how to promote yourself at film festivals, and how to make the most out of a summer in LA. And don't miss some very cool unpaid endorsements. Watch Ari Aster's short films at https://ari-aster.squarespace.com/, as well as Stu Maschiwitz's work...

Duration:01:09:56

Shooting Comedy with Style with Key & Peele Director Peter Atencio - Just Shoot It 117

6/28/2018
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Join us for a conversation with rockstar comedy director, Peter Atencio. Not only has he directed every episode of Key and Peele, but he's also directed for Last Man On Earth, the movie Keanu, and is currently working on a new pilot for ABC. Listen in for some hilarious anecdotes about working on Key and Peele, as well as a candid discussion about the ups and downs of comedy directing and what's it's like to travel abroad and out of state on a job. And be sure to check out this week's...

Duration:01:33:28

Passion Projects and Union “Flips” - Just Shoot It 116

6/21/2018
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This week get ready for a classic Oren and Matt catch up episode! Tune in as Oren regales us with tales from his latest commercial campaign, while Matt tells us about his latest passion project and how he just shot it! Matt and Oren then do a deep dive on Hollywood unions, teamsters, and what it really means for a shoot to “flip”. Also don’t forget to check out Oren’s unpaid endorsement at https://www.qimaging.com/products/software/. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support...

Duration:01:06:33

How to Act On Set with That One Auditions' Alyshia Ochse - Just Shoot It 115

6/14/2018
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Tune in for a special crossover episode with actress, author, and host of the podcast That One Audition, Alyshia Ochse. Having acted in True Detective, Ballers, Life Sentence, and a variety of soap operas, Alyshia has years of auditioning experience and set work under her belt. She also hosts the podcast, "That One Audition," where she interviews top actors and discuss their most life-changing audition tales. In this episode, we cover the dos and don'ts of auditioning, from both the actor...

Duration:01:34:42

Making Your Short Film Work For You with Jesse Atlas - Just Shoot It 114

6/7/2018
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This week we sit down with writer/director Jesse Atlas, known for his high-concept, character driven genre thrillers. Having directed the hit short films "Record/Play" (Sundance, 2013) and "Let Them Die Like Lovers" (Tribeca, 2018), Jesse talks about how to leverage your short film and expand it into a feature or series. Listen in as Jesse provides invaluable tools and strategies for making the most out of your short. He also tells us all about his class "Storytelling For Short Form...

Duration:01:04:21

Professional Pranks and Magic Tricks with Dan Siegel and Shane Spiegel - Just Shoot It 113

5/31/2018
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Dan Siegel (writer/producer) and Shane Spiegel (director/producer) are a comedy duo and the creative geniuses behind the Universal Kids show, "Junk Drawer Magical Adventures". In this episode Dan and Shane tell us about the development and making of show, as well as their experiences pulling off elaborate pranks for the Captain Underpants franchise and on prank TV shows. Trust us, you won't want to miss this truly hilarious episode. Be sure to keep an eye out for "Junk Drawer Magical...

Duration:01:27:00

Pitching the Pitch with Spencer Lee Griffin - Just Shoot It 112

5/24/2018
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Join us for a conversation with Spencer Lee Griffin, Head of TV Development at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. Having previously worked as an executive producer for College Humor, Comedy Central, and MTV, Spencer is a seasoned comedy producer. In this episode he shares with us how to write a compelling treatment for your TV show, as well as how to sell both yourself and your script to a network. Tune in for a great episode on pitching and TV writing! You can learn more about Spencer and Stoopid...

Duration:01:26:14

From Indie Features to Ryan Murphy shows with Maggie Kiley - Just Shoot It 111

5/17/2018
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We sit down with film and television director, Maggie Kiley (Scream Queens, American Horror Story, Riverdale, 9-1-1) to discuss her journey from acting in New York to directing in LA. In this episode Maggie discusses how she utilizes her acting background onset, the importance of listening when directing for television, and how to cultivate a strong mentor-mentee relationship. Be sure to look out for Maggie's name during upcoming episodes of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and George...

Duration:01:14:05

From Indy Mogul to Indie Feature w Bobby Miller - Just Shoot It 110

5/10/2018
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This week we sit down with writer/director, Bobby Miller to discuss the making of his debut feature film, The Cleanse (now playing!). In this episode Bobby shares his experiences working with A-list talent and Animatronics, the importance of resilience in Hollywood, and the power of a haunting ending to close out your movie. To learn more about the The Cleanse, visit TheCleanseFilm.com or Letsgetpure.com. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show:...

Duration:00:59:30

What A Cinematographer Looks For in a Director - Just Shoot It 109

5/3/2018
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We sit down with DP Andy Ryz (Rydzewski) to talk cinematography. He shares his experience from shooting mulitple series over the last few years. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPod As always, follow @MrMattEnlow (www.twitter.com/MrMattEnlow) and Oren @SmiteyPieLeg(www.twitter.com/SmiteyPieLeg) on twitter. For more episodes visit www.JustShootitPodcast.com Show your support: rate and review us on iTunes. apple.co/2fl9ojy See who...

Duration:01:14:48

How To Present Yourself as a Director - Just Shoot It 108

4/26/2018
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Matt and Oren are catching up, and talking about how directors represent themselves socially. Its a deep dive into the way our hosts see themselves, and how they share thier excitement and careers with others. ALSO, we launched our Patreon! Contribute to it here, and help support the show: https://www.patreon.com/JustShootItPod As always, follow @MrMattEnlow (www.twitter.com/MrMattEnlow) and Oren @SmiteyPieLeg(www.twitter.com/SmiteyPieLeg) on twitter. For more episodes visit...

Duration:00:54:36

Directing TV's Biggest Comedies with Payman Benz Live @USC - Just Shoot It 107

4/19/2018
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You know Payman's work on Last Man on Earth, Brooklyn 99, Angie Tribeca, The Good Place and Key & Peele, and he's joined us for a live discussion at USC. Check out Payman's work: https://www.paymanbenz.com/ and his hilarious twitter feed: https://twitter.com/PaymanBenz As always, follow @MrMattEnlow (www.twitter.com/MrMattEnlow) and Oren @SmiteyPieLeg(www.twitter.com/SmiteyPieLeg) on twitter. For more episodes visit www.JustShootitPodcast.com Show your support: rate and review us on...

Duration:00:46:07

Respecting the (Commercial) Process w Jordan Brady (Crossover) - Just Shoot It 106

4/12/2018
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Commercial directing guru Jordan Brady from the Respect the Process podcast joins us to do a crossover episode. We talk about traditional vs. branded content worlds, and tips and tricks of commercial directing. … Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your directors, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, and actors, and learn how they became successful, working content creators. We're all about getting off your butt and making...

Duration:01:16:48

Kelly Landry takes an acting career behind the camera - Just Shoot It 105

4/12/2018
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Matt and Oren sit down with Kelly Landry, an actor turned director. … Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your directors, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, and actors, and learn how they became successful, working content creators. We're all about getting off your butt and making your own videos. We'll share tips and stories of how people in the entertainment industry forced their ways into sustainable careers. Matt Enlow...

Duration:01:31:34

What do Hollywood People Mean by "Getting Drinks?" - Just Shoot It 104

3/29/2018
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Matt and Oren have a frank conversation about "getting drinks" and the social conventions of hollywood meetings. … Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your directors, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, and actors, and learn how they became successful, working content creators. We're all about getting off your butt and making your own videos. We'll share tips and stories of how people in the entertainment industry forced...

Duration:00:53:00

To PA or Not to PA (and other Questions) - Just Shoot It 103

3/23/2018
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Matt and Oren answer listener questions on being a production assistant in hollywood, building a film collective, and of course, moving to LA. This episode is sponsored by Film Casualty. Visit www.filmcasualty.com/justshootit to learn more about how they can help protect your film business, gear, project, & crew with Film Casualty Insurance Agency. … Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your directors, screenwriters, editors,...

Duration:01:17:51

Going to Townies w Julia Prescott - Just Shoot It 101

3/9/2018
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Julia Prescott, Creator/Writer of Townies joins us to talk writing, creating the show (that Matt directed) writing for animation and her innovative approach to TV pilots. Check out more of Townies on Blackpills: https://www.blackpills.com/ This episode is sponsored by Film Casualty. Visit www.filmcasualty.com/justshootit to learn more about how they can help protect your film business, gear, project, & crew with Film Casualty Insurance Agency. … Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing,...

Duration:01:17:18

Just Shoot It Turns 100 - Just Shoot It 100

3/2/2018
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After 100 episodes, Oren and Matt recount their favorite filmmaking tips, tricks and advice from the show. This episode is sponsored by Film Casualty. Visit www.filmcasualty.com/justshootit to learn more about how they can help protect your film business, gear, project, & crew with Film Casualty Insurance Agency. … Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your directors, screenwriters, editors, cinematographers, and actors, and learn...

Duration:01:12:50