From Star Trek to Counterpart to Empire … How to Break Into Directing Network TV w Hanelle Culpepper – Just Shoot It 136

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TV director extraordinaire, Hanelle Culpepper (EmpireStar TrekCounterpartCastleCriminal Minds90210Gotham) 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.

 

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Matt – America’s Best Comics. An anthology of collected works.

Hanelle – Encourages everyone to vote! Amy McGrath (Kentucky) and Stacey Abrams (Georgia)

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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.

Matt Enlow is a director working in comedy. His website is mrmattenlow.com

Oren Kaplan is a director and VFX artist who has directed the theatrical feature, The Hammer, a Lifetime movie, and countless branded content videos. His website is directedbyoren.com

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