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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

Indie Thriller to HBO Comedy, the Smooth Moves of Sarah Adina Smith - Just Shoot It 132

10/11/2018
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Director Sarah Adina Smith (Legion, Room 104, The Midnight Swim) speaks with us very candidly about how she had to make her own opportunities to get her career off the ground. She breaks down exactly how she used an unorthodox approach in making her first Microbudget feature, then tells us how she pivoted into directing TV for Amazon Prime and HBO (no big deal!). Be sure to look out for Sarah's name in the credits for the upcoming Amazon Prime series, Hanna. UNPAID ENDORSEMENTS: Oren:...

Duration:01:13:06

Filming a Threesome... thing w James Morosini - Just Shoot It 131

10/5/2018
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This week we sit down with filmmaker and actor James Morosini (American Horror Story, Foursome, Lethal Weapon) to discuss his new feature film, Threesomething, and how he parlays difficulties in production into creative inspiration. 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...

Duration:01:14:29

Falling In Love With The Ocean w Bill Kiely - Just Shoot It 130

9/27/2018
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Bill Kiely joins us to talk about his new film Age of Summer, set in Hermosa Beach in 1986. The film follows a teen who joins the junior lifeguards and falls in love with the ocean over the course of a summer. Bill talks about shifting out of directing for the Vans Off The Wall Tour and moving into directing his first feature film. He also describes the unique way that he promoted the film. Learn more at AgeOfSummer.com. Unpaid Endorsements: Matt: Pool Jumpers YouTube videos Oren: The Free...

Duration:01:21:26

How to Edit an SNL Sketch in 24 hours w Adam Epstein - Just Shoot It 129

9/20/2018
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Saturday Night Live editor Adam Epstein joins us to talk about how he's edited some of the most iconic sketch comedy videos of the last decade. Matt wont shut up about this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkrpvCs-kfE 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...

Duration:01:20:54

All About Commercials! Just Shoot It Live- Just Shoot It 128

9/13/2018
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It's finally arrived! We are happy to present a live show that's all about commercial directing. This episode we are joined by hotshot Carlyn Hudson (Boss Cheer, Distance, The Big Spoon), commercial veteran Jordan Brady (Toyota, Chrysler, Respect the Process podcast), and music video rockstar (get it?) Tim Nackashi (OK Go, Maroon 5, Sean Paul). They've joined us and a packed audience to discuss anything and everything you need to know about directing commercials. As always, follow...

Duration:01:22:42

From Brooklyn 99 to Arizona w Luke Del Tredici - Just Shoot It 127

9/10/2018
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Luke Del Tredici (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 30 Rock, Bored to Death) joins Matt and Oren this week to talk about writing comedy for television and his new film Arizona. He shares insights into the nature of making a network sitcom and has some great tips for up-and-coming writers. And don't miss Luke's new movie, Arizona, a comedy/horror film starring Danny McBride that's now playing. It's pretty awesome, so go check it out! Unpaid Endorsements: Luke - 90 Day Fiance TV show; un-endorsing Final...

Duration:01:24:40

Crossing Media Boundaries with Jay Bushman of the Lizzie Bennet Diaries - Just Shoot It 126

8/30/2018
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Tune in for a discussion with transmedia and cross platform storyteller, writer-producer, Jay Bushman ("The Lizzie Bennet Diaries," "Dirty Work," "Welcome to Sanditon"). Jay is a transmedia veteran who has spent his career creating shows that utilize a variety of social media platforms to further engage audiences and enhance story. Be sure to also check out Jay's podcast "Flushing Transit Authority," a show about what it means to be a Mets fan. Unpaid Endorsements: Matt: Monstress (comic...

Duration:01:38:34

All The Listener Questions! Q & A with Matt and Oren - Just Shoot It 125

8/23/2018
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Vimeo or Youtube? Film festival circuit or posting your film online? This week Matt and Oren answer lots of questions sent in by...you guessed it, our listeners! So if you're interested in learning more about finding a mentor, marketing your short film, crewing up in a small town, or learning about how directors are paid, then this is the episode for you. Unpaid Endorsements: Matt: The stunts in the behind the scenes of Mission: Impossible - Fallout. Oren:...

Duration:01:17:59

How to Pivot with Jessica Sanders - Just Shoot It 124

8/21/2018
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Jessica Sanders sits down to talk to us about reinventing herself. She found early success in documentary, and just had a narrative short at Sundance. 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...

Duration:01:00:55

Getting Your First Feature Right with Never Goin’ Back’s Augustine Frizzell

8/2/2018
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Augustine Frizzell sits down with Matt and Oren to talk about her path to making her breakout film Never Goin' Back out August 3rd. It's based on her wild teenage years, and we dive deep on her deciding to scrap the first draft of her completed film, to start all over and get it perfect. It's a frank, realtable conversation with an exciting new filmmaker. Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/JustShootItPod As always, follow @MrMattEnlow...

Duration:01:08:46

From Blacklist to Directing your First Multi-Million Dollar Movie w Elijah Bynum - Just Shoot It 121

7/26/2018
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Tune in for a conversation with Elijah Bynum, director of the film "Hot Summer Nights" starring Timothee Chalamet. Learn about how Elijah got his first two screenplays on the Black List in the same year and hustled to get Hot Summer Nights made. 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...

Duration:01:16:59

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

7/19/2018
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This week we sit down with world famous DJ Gareth Emery and Kevin Herrera. Together they are the showrunners and executive producers for the TV series "We Are CVNT5." CVNT5 is a fictionalized, mockumentary style show about the world of professional DJing, starring none other than Gareth Emery! In this episode Gareth tells his story of transitioning from big leagues DJing to writing and acting for television for the first time. Be sure to check out Gareth’s music, music videos, and upcoming...

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...

Duration:01:09:56

Action, Comedy & 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 Live Action Development and Production 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...

Duration:01:26:14