Back to Viral Videos with Actor/Director Ben Giroux – Just Shoot It 180

Our Actor Series continues with Ben Giroux… a comedy actor, director, writer, and voiceover artist extraordinaire! He’s acted in hundreds of episodes of primetime TV (Hart of Dixie, House, 2 Broke Girls, Sam and Cat) and now he is directing TV for networks like TBS and CW. He is truly a self-made man, and he tells us how balancing a career in acting and directing have immensely complemented one another. Check out his massive viral hits Back to the 90’s and Back to the 80’s on his site:

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Matt – Corridor Digital videos

Oren – Tripit app for travel plans;

Splitwise app for logging group expenses

Ben – Shotlister and Apple Watch integration

  • All About Books and Comics. A comic store in Phoenix, Arizona owned by Ben’s parents
  • Take a voiceover workshop!
  • Putting together a 60-second commercial demo reel for voiceover acting


  • VO & Stuff at Grey Studios
  • Kalmenson & Kalmenson
  • The Voicecaster
All are reputable voice workshops and all are located in the valley.
For one-on-one VO coaching and VO demo reel production, look into Jeff Howell Voiceover or Dave Walsh Voiceover. Both are personal friends.
You can find out more about Ben by visiting his website or following him on Twitter
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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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