Professional Pranks & Magic Tricks w Dan Siegel & Shane Spiegel – Just Shoot It 113

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Dan Siegel (writer/producer) and Shane Spiegel (director/producer) are a comedy duo and 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 the show, as well as their experiences pulling off elaborate pranks for the Captain Underpants franchise. Trust us, you won’t want to miss this truly hilarious episode.

Be sure to keep an eye out for Junk Drawer Magical Adventures on the Universal Kids Channel (coming soon!). Til then, if you’re looking for a laugh check out the videos they shot for the Captain Underpants Pranks For Good Contest at and

Pitching the Pitch w Spencer Lee Griffin – Just Shoot It 112

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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 professional. 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 Spencer and Stoopid Buddy at and

From Indie Features to Ryan Murphy shows w Maggie Kiley – Just Shoot It 111

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We sit down with film and television director, Maggie Kiley (Scream Queens, American Horror Story, Riverdale, 9-1-1) to discuss her journey from acting in New York to directing in LA. In this episode Maggie discusses how she uses her acting background onset, how to cultivate a strong mentor-mentee relationship, and the importance of listening when directing for television.

Be sure to look out for Maggie’s name during upcoming episodes of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and George R.R. Martin’s Nightflyers.

From Indy Mogul to Indie Feature w Bobby Miller – Just Shoot It 110

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This week we sit down with writer/director, Bobby Miller to discuss the making of his debut feature film, The Cleanse (now playing!). In this episode Bobby shares his experiences working with A-list talent and Animatronics, the importance of resilience in Hollywood, and the power of a haunting ending to close out your movie.

To learn more about the The Cleanse, visit or