You know Payman’s work on Last Man on Earth, Brooklyn 99, Angie Tribeca, The Good Place and Key & Peele, and he’s joined us for a live discussion at USC.
Commercial directing guru Jordan Brady from the Respect the Process podcast joins us to do a crossover episode. We talk about traditional vs. branded content worlds, and tips and tricks of commercial directing.
Matt and Oren sit down with Kelly Landry, an actor turned director.
Adi Shankar is the producer of Studio Films such as The Grey, Dredd, and A Walk Among the Tombstones. But he gained notoriety by releasing his own bootleg fan films based on The Punisher, Venom, and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. Now he has directed new series for Netflix and talks about his don’t-wait-for-permission philosophy behind making the projects that get him excited.
Matt and Oren tackle listner questions this week. We cover everything from apprenticeships, to booking that first commercial gig, to working on weekends.
It’s winter in Los Angeles, and Matt and Oren are answering listener questions from across the globe.
Live from Matt’s apartment, it’s Paul Briganti! Since we last sat down with Paul he’s directed a pair of pilots, a feature, and has started his second season of Saturday Night Live. We’ll learn what it takes to put up a cinematic, hilarious sketch once a week in one of the most famously high-pressure comedy environments of all time. It’s a great peek behind the curtain at SNL, from a director’s perspective.
Have you ever been curious about how commercials get made? Who does what? Who’s in charge of who? Where do the ideas come from? Whats the difference between a CE a VP or a DP? Matt and Oren (mostly Oren) go DEEP into the details of how a commercial gets made from start to finish. This is a must for anyone serious about making it in the world of commercials.
Matt and Oren devote the whole episode to answering listener questions. They cover how to manage family-work life balance, deal effectively with overtime shoots, and start super tiny budget short films.
Wardrobe is such an elusive part of filmmaking for many, so having designers like Bramli Knauf to collaborate with makes all the difference. We’re bringing back our series The Call Sheet, to learn more about what it means to work with an accomplished designer, and what it takes to be a good collaborator.