The Scatalogical Comedy and Career of Geico Director Don Cherel – Just Shoot It 171

Don Cherel has spent his life directing huge commercial campaigns for Geico… but he’s also a musician, DP, second unit director on features and family man. How does he juggle it all without living in Los Angeles? Don’s a maverick, so get ready for a scatalogical, hilarious interview.
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An album he wrote and recorded called Handmade Content, which our webmaster can’t for the life of him find online.


‘Fake casting’ a show or movie while you’re working on it to help with the flow of the writing process


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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

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

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