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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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Episodes

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

Wanna Direct TV? Live w Maureen Bharoocha, Tony Yacenda, Sarah Adina Smith, & Tim Wilkime - JSI 141

12/13/2018
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Drum roll, please... Our winter Live Show has finally arrived! Tune in for a great discussion on television directing with Tony Yacenda (American Vandal), Sarah Adina Smith (HBO's Room 104, Legion, & Hanna), Maureen Bharoocha (Jimmy Kimmel Live!), and Tim Wilkime (Adam Ruins Everything & James Corden). So sit back with a mug of hot cocoa and enjoy! UNPAID ENDORSEMENTS: Coffee Spots Edition Tony - Republic of Pie, North Hollywood Tim - Jay's Bar, Sunset Blvd in Silver Lake. Maureen -...

Duration:01:02:15

Three Directing Careers in One w Michael Pressman - Just Shoot It 140

12/7/2018
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Michael Pressman has directed major studio movies (Ninja Turtles II, anyone?), countless episodes of TV (Law and Order, Blue Bloods, Chicago Med) AND theater. He's a classic Hollywood director's who's life is filled with wild stories of the old days, and how he stays excited about the job after all these years. Strap in for our conversation with Michel Pressman, and check out Michael's play Finks: https://www.roguemachinetheatre.net/finks Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help...

Duration:01:07:22

The Sustainable Indie Film Career w Mark Stolaroff - Just Shoot It 139

11/29/2018
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Mark Stolaroff has made countless indie movies. Get the down low on how he's made so many, and the secrets behind indie and micro features. Check out his latest film, DriverX out Nov 30 to theaters & VOD thru @IFCFilms Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPodAs always, follow @MrMattEnlow (www.twitter.com/MrMattEnlow) and Oren @SmiteyPieLeg(www.twitter.com/SmiteyPieLeg) on twitter. For more episodes visit www.JustShootitPodcast.com...

Duration:01:28:49

The Inner Workings of TV Writing w Blackish Writer Steve Vitolo - Just Shoot It 138

11/27/2018
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Tune in for an episode with television writer and Scriptation founder Steve Vitolo. He talks about how he worked his way from Script Coordinator to full fledged Writer for the TV show Blackish. He also talks about the app he created called Scriptation, which tracks the changes in notes in script revisions. Finally, in this episode we have another catchup session with Jumai at film school. Follow along with Jumai’s adventures in real time. Check out her site here: www.jumaiyusuf.com with...

Duration:01:15:56

When a Partnership Splits and Other Listener Questions - Just Shoot It 137

11/15/2018
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Matt and Oren are back with more listener questions. What to do when your production company splits? Should you self finance your own feature, or go to film school? Canada vs CA and more. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPodAs 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...

Duration:01:00:07

From Star Trek to Empire ... How to Break Into Directing TV w Hanelle Culpepper - Just Shoot It 136

11/8/2018
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TV director extraordinaire, Hanelle Culpepper (Empire, Star Trek, Counterpart, Castle, Criminal Minds, 90210, Gotham) joins us to talk about directing for network television. She tells us how she climbed the ranks to get where she is today, and she also shares some great strategies for getting the most out of your shadowing experience. Unpaid Endorsements: Oren - EcoSet, in Glendale for free props, expendables, flats, etc. Matt - America's Best Comics. An anthology of collected works....

Duration:01:07:30

Fund Your Movie w Seed & Spark’s Founder Emily Best (Liz Manashil guest host) - Just Shoot It 135

11/2/2018
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Emily Best, founder of Seed & Spark joins Oren and guest host Liz Manashil to talk about filmmaker education, the state of crowd funding, and building a sustainable filmmaking career. 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...

Duration:01:25:16

"What Have You Been Working On Lately?” Catching Up w Directors Oren and Matt - Just Shoot It 134

10/25/2018
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Tune in for a full catch up episode with Oren and Matt. Oren talks about writing treatments and pitching, while Matt talks about working as showrunner for the new Facebook Watch program. Check it out! UNPAID ENDORSEMENTS: Oren: New York Times article, Matthew Weiner on Life After 'Mad Men,' Sexual Harassment and His New Amazon Show Matt: YouTube short, Panic Attack (2009) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-dadPWhEhVk Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show:...

Duration:00:56:34

You’ve Made a Short. Now What? w Short of the Week’s Andrew Allen & Jason Sondhi - Just Shoot It 133

10/25/2018
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Andrew Allen and Jason Sondhi stop by this week to talk about how to make a truly great short film and then distribute it. These guys are the brains behind the acclaimed online shorts festival, Short of the Week (www.shortoftheweek.com). They have also written an exceptional article all about how to make a short that stands out and use it to further your career (www.shortoftheweek.com/news/be-everywhere-all-at-once). So if you want some great advice on making and distributing a short, listen...

Duration:00:56:13