Action, Comedy & Style w Key & Peele Director Peter Atencio – Just Shoot It 117

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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 out of state on a job.

Passion Projects & Union “Flips” – Just Shoot It 116

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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! They then do a deep dive on Hollywood unions, teamsters, and what it really means for a shoot to “flip”.

 

How to Act On Set w That One Auditions’ Alyshia Ochse – Just Shoot It 115

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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 wide 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 and director perspectives. We also discuss what truly goes into commercial casting, as well as tips for self taping and acting reels.
You can learn more about Alyshia and “That One Audition” at https://alyshiaochse.com and https://alyshiaochse.com/podcast/.

Making Your Short Film Work For You w Jesse Atlas – Just Shoot It 114

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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. He 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 Content, a workshop which teaches how to develop a brand for your short. Learn more about his class and check out both shorts at autonomika.com.