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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

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

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. Follow along with Jumai’s adventures in real time. Check out her site here: www.jumaiyusuf.com with information about her student "Lucid", Instagram/Twitter (@iamjumaii) Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show:...

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