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/.
- “The Anatomy of Story: 22 Steps to Becoming a Master Storyteller” by John Truby
- Political ad for MJ Hegar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zi6v4CYNSIQ (I believe this is the right ad)
- Document(s) that can jumpstart your process for pitching a show
- Video essayists on youtube.
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Just Shoot It is a podcast about directing, filmmaking and storytelling. Each week we interview your 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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