Making a living with Music Videos – Just Shoot It #7

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On this episode of Just Shoot It we sit down with Tim Nakashi. You’ll recognize his videos for OK GO, Maroon 5 and Theophilus London.

We talked about…

– An update on the the job Oren and Matt were competing over.

– Tim’s OK Go Video

– Tim’s Maroon 5 Video

Director’s Label: Michel Gondry / Spike Jonze / Chris Cunningham collections

– 2 Types of Directors: Design vs Character

– Doing your own VFX

– Having to choose wardrobe

– Making a living in music videos

– Pitching videos vs commercials

And our Unpaid Endorsements

MATT: Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

OREN: Elon Musk book

and also,

* internetkholeblog.tumblr.com

* palmandlaser.tumblr.com

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Competing for Jobs and First Impressions – Just Shoot It #6

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Oren and Matt battle over a job. Who survives? Neither.

OK, both. They’re totally fine.

SHOW NOTES:

Tongal and Mofilm are the websites that crowdsource commercials.

Kung Fury is the awesome VFX driven short film.

Unpaid Endorsements

OREN: Joan Sheckle filmmaking lab

MATT: KeithSchofield.com

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How two Night Owls are taking over Hollywood – Just Shoot It #5

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Charles Hood and Seth Goldsmith join us to talk about their new feature Night Owls starring Adam Pally and Rosa Salazar.  They tell us the secret behind not making a crappy-looking indie film if you only have two actors and one location for most of your shoot. It’s fascinating!

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Shot Lists and the 3-Tier System – Just Shoot It #4

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Today we talk directing, shot listing, and Oren’s three tiered philosophy for staying artistically fulfilled and motivated when directing. We can’t say that it’ll solve all of your problems, but we’re not saying it wont!

Check out Oren’s Sample Shot Lists, Storyboards, and Final Videos below!

Block Shooting
Artemis App
Naming Shots
Tony Zhou: Every Frame a Painting
The Director Series on Vimeo

House of Thrones – Quiznos Parody

Dark Side – Mattel Hot Wheels Darth Car Promo

The Waze Runner – Quiznos Parody

Pipe Dreams – Quiznos :30 Spot

Startourage – Quiznos Parody

Send your thoughts and/or materials on preparing for shoots to justshootitpod@gmail.com and we’ll review it on the podcast.

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