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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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Attaching Big Names To Your First Feature w Director Kendall Goldberg - Just Shoot It 160

4/25/2019
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This week writer-director Kendall Goldberg tells a classic tale of just shooting it. Tune in to learn what it took for her to make her first feature, When Jeff Tried to Save the World, starring John Peter of Napoleon Dynamite. You can check out more of Kendall's work at www.kendallgoldbergfilms.com. Unpaid Endorsements Oren - Sorry To Bother You movie Oren - Free Solo movie Oren - Somm wine documentary Kendall - Cofax has an amazing breakfast burrito Kendall - PEN15 Hulu TV show Matt - Jen...

Duration:01:14:34

How to Build a Giant Cast on an Indie Budget w Michael K Feinstein & Nikki Soohoo- Just Shoot It 159

4/18/2019
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Writer/director Michael K Feinstein and actor Nikki Soohoo sit down to talk about what it takes to make an indie feature with a giant cast of recognizable, and up-and-coming actors. Find out what made Michael's film, The Browsing Effect so appealing to an army of hot new actors. Show your support: rate and review us on iTunes. apple.co/2fl9ojy See who are guests are a week early on our Instagram @JustshootItPod(www.instagram.com/justshootitpod/) Send feedback to @justshootitpod or...

Duration:01:27:31

Get Some Action! Making a Showtime Docuseries w Luke Koren and Bradley Jackson - Just Shoot It 158

4/11/2019
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Dynamic duo Luke Korem and Bradley Jackson return to talk about the making of their new Showtime series, Action, a docuseries about sports betting told through the eyes of the people who live it. They share what it's been like to shift from features to docuseries and why you want to work with a showrunner in a documentary space. Don't miss the Action season finale this Sunday, April 14! Check out all episodes on Showtime. Action Trailer:...

Duration:01:29:44

From ADing to Adult Films. Answering Listener Questions - Just Shoot It 157

4/4/2019
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In this episode, Matt and Oren tackle the latest batch of listener questions. They cover everything from educational programming, to what makes a great AD, to climbing the ladder in the world of adult filmmaking... Special Recs: JSI episode w Augustine Frizzell https://soundcloud.com/justshootitpod/getting-your-first-feature-right-with-never-goin-backs-augustine-frizzell JSI episode w Maureen Bharoocha...

Duration:00:59:14

Just the Tips from pen15 Co-Creator Sam Zvibleman – Just Shoot It 156

3/29/2019
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This week we get a visit from Sam Zvibleman, co-creator and director of the smash hit Hulu show Pen15! Sam talks about his journey of getting Pen15 off the ground, and he also shares why he only writes/directs for shows he truly loves. Check it out! Unpaid Endorsements: Oren - In Premiere, how to autosave if it is hanging https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCFe04Df4dw Matt - Letterboxd https://letterboxd.com/ Sam - "PLC Hot Slammer" - When you don't have time onset or it's a hot day, you down a...

Duration:01:05:52

Making a TV Show in the Big Leagues w Shondaland’s Alison Eakle - Just Shoot It 155

3/22/2019
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In our final episode of Development Month, we are joined by Alison Eakle, Head of Fiction and Non Fiction at Shondaland. As a producer at one of the most successful network television empires, Alison has brought us shows like How to Get Away with Murder, The Catch, Still Star-Crossed, Station 19, and For The People. She shares what it's like to make a Shondaland show, and also gives us details on Shondaland's shift from ABC over to Netflix. Unpaid Endorsements: Alison - Pen15 TV series on...

Duration:01:21:06

Launching a Digital Network w New Form CEO Kathleen Grace - Just Shoot It 154

3/15/2019
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In episode three of Development Month, New Form CEO Kathleen Grace stops by to tell us about creating digital content for the mobile-first generation. As CEO, Kathleen has developed and produced 43 pilots, with 23 projects being sold into series to TBS, go90, Freeform, CW The Seed, Refinery29, and many more. She tells us the story of how she launched New Form and what makes for interesting digital content. UNPAID ENDORSEMENTS: Kathleen Grace - Cherry by Nico Walker Matt - Escape from Dan...

Duration:01:26:55

Selling Your Script to IFC w Original Programming Exec David Person - Just Shoot It 153

3/7/2019
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Development Month continues on with episode number two! This week we are joined by David Person, a development exec in original programming for IFC TV. He talks to us about what it takes to get a comedy show onto IFC and what makes for a strong development exec. Unpaid Endorsements: Matt - How To Not Feel Like A Failure in the Film Industry by Chris Osborn www.talkhouse.com/how-to-not-feel-like-a-failure-in-the-film-industry/ Oren - Crashing TV show, season 3 David - Fairy Tale Theatre: The...

Duration:01:08:38

Developing your TV Show with AMC Exec Carrie Gillogly - Just Shoot It 152

2/28/2019
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AMC TV Exec Carrie Gillogly swings by to tell us about selecting TV shows for development. She also talks about shepherding a script through the development process, and where you should put your energy when submitting your work. This is a killer episode if you have a TV pilot and want to learn what a development exec is looking for when reading scripts. UNPAID ENDORSEMENTS: Matt - Fading by Alle Farben & Ilira music video. www.youtube.com/watch?v=cRy2qWpRJfc; Latest episode of the podcast...

Duration:01:10:58

The Greener Grass of Sundance with Dawn Luebbe and Jocelyn DeBoer - Just Shoot It 151

2/22/2019
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Fresh off their debut feature premiere at the Sundance Film Festival, dynamic directing duo Dawn and Jocelyn sit down with us to chat about their inspiration, off-kilter tone, and persistence got their first movie, Greener Grass, into the premiere festival of America. For more episodes and show notes, visit www.JustShootitPodcast.com Show your support: rate and review us on iTunes. apple.co/2fl9ojy See who are guests are a week early on our Instagram...

Duration:01:25:15

Horror Movies & Passion Projects w Director Darren Lynn Bousman & Sabrina Kern - Just Shoot It 150

2/15/2019
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Director Darren Lynn Bousman (Saw II, III, IV, Repo) and actress Sabrina Kern share stories with us about the making of the horror film, St. Agatha. Listen in for a very candid conversation about building a sustainable career as a genre director and pursuing your passion projects. Check out the trailer for St. Agatha at www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LO06XbM5bg. Also be sure to look out for Darren's upcoming film, The Death of Me. Unpaid Endorsements: Oren - Eater LA, the best restaurants in LA...

Duration:01:29:37

Can't We Be Friends? Managing Relationships with the People Who Hire Directors - Just Shoot It 149

2/7/2019
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In this Episode, Matt and Oren answer a listener question about relationships with production companies. What happens when they decide to hire a different director? Should you take it personally? Learn how to stay friends with the people who hire you. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPod For more episodes and show notes, visit www.JustShootitPodcast.com Show your support: rate and review us on iTunes. apple.co/2fl9ojy See who are...

Duration:00:43:17

4 Paths to a Career in Directing - Just Shoot It 148

2/1/2019
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Oren and Carlyn walk through four different paths to making your way as a director. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPodAsalways, 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 on our...

Duration:00:53:10

From Russia with Puns (Filming in Foreign Land) - Just Shoot It 147

1/24/2019
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In this episode we peek behind the Iron Curtain as Matt comes at us live from his hotel room in Russia! Join us for an episode all about filming abroad and in another language. Matt and Oren dig deep into what it's like to film with translators and how to avoid a "more intensity" situation.

Duration:00:44:14

Hollywood Stunt Photography and Commercial Directing w Greg Baldi - Just Shoot It 146

1/24/2019
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Greg Baldi sits down with Matt and Oren to discuss balancing a career as a second-unit DP on action films with commercial directing. He's shot on tons of Hollywood movies (Avengers, Jurassic World, The Dark Knight Rises, Drive) and also specializes in directing car commercials. Get the down low on how he's managed to do it all. You can learn more about Greg at www.gregbaldi.com. Unpaid Endorsements: Greg - Lust For Life book by Irving Stone Oren - If you sign up for a Shutterstock Premiere...

Duration:01:14:42

From Promos To Celebrity Commercials w Director Ira Rosensweig - Just Shoot It 145

1/12/2019
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Tune in for a chat with commercial director, Ira Rosensweig. Over the course of his career he's directed a wide range of celebrity talent, from Seth Rogen, to Alec Baldwin, to even Peyton Manning. In this episode he talks about shifting out of promo directing and making the move into commercial directing. You can learn more about Ira at www.irarosensweig.com. Unpaid Endorsements: Oren - 2TB Lacie Hard Drive to use as a library for his favorite editing tools. Ira - Incel short film, directed...

Duration:01:12:26

Directing New Years Resolutions - Just Shoot It 144

1/7/2019
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Matt and Oren sit down to plan for 2019. What are your filmmaking resolutions? Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPodAsalways, 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 on our...

Duration:00:41:31

Just Shoot It Live 141 Bonus Audience Q & A

12/28/2018
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Here's the Q&A from our live show 2018 winter live show.

Duration:00:27:59

Atlanta vs. Los Angeles What's the best city for filmmakers to start in? - Just Shoot It 143

12/28/2018
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Matt and Oren answer listener questions. We talk Youtube, being a director in Atalanta vs. Los Angeles, and catch up. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPodAsalways, 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 on...

Duration:01:03:21

Directing Goals Wrap Up w Filmmaker Carlyn Hudson - Just Shoot It 142

12/21/2018
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Join us for a catchup episode with Carlyn Hudson as the JSI team takes a look back on this past year. Everyone shares their goals for the upcoming year (as well as the next 5 years!) and what they each could be doing more of. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPodAsalways, follow @MrMattEnlow (www.twitter.com/MrMattEnlow) and Oren @SmiteyPieLeg(www.twitter.com/SmiteyPieLeg) on twitter. For more episodes visit...

Duration:01:26:14