All About Commercials! Just Shoot It Live w Carlyn Hudson, Jordan Brady, & Tim Nackashi – Just Shoot It 128

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It’s finally arrived! We are happy to present a live show that’s all about commercial directing. This episode we are joined by hotshot Carlyn Hudson (Boss Cheer, Distance, The Big Spoon), commercial veteran Jordan Brady (Toyota, Chrysler, Respect the Process podcast), and music video rockstar (get it?) Tim Nackashi (OK Go, Maroon 5, Sean Paul). They’ve joined us and a packed audience to discuss anything and everything you need to know about directing commercials.

 

A special thanks to our patreon subscribers, who helped make this possible!

 

From Brooklyn 99 to Arizona w Luke Del Tredici – Just Shoot It 127

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Luke Del Tredici (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, 30 Rock, Bored to Death) joins Matt and Oren this week to talk about writing comedy for television and his new film Arizona. He describes what’s it like making network sitcoms and has some truly great tips for up-and-coming writers.

And don’t miss Luke’s new movie, Arizona, a comedy/horror film starring Danny McBride. It’s pretty awesome, so go check it out!

 

 

Crossing Media Boundaries w Jay Bushman of the Lizzie Bennet Diaries – Just Shoot It 126

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Tune in for a discussion with transmedia and cross platform storyteller, writer-producer Jay Bushman (The Lizzie Bennet Diaries, Dirty Work, Welcome to Sanditon). Jay is a transmedia veteran who has spent his career creating shows that use a variety of social media platforms to further engage audiences and enhance story.

Be sure to also check out Jay’s podcast, Flushing Transit Authority, a show about what it truly means to be a Mets fan.

 

All The Listener Questions! Q & A w Matt and Oren – Just Shoot It 125

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Vimeo or Youtube? A film festival premiere or posting your film online? This week Matt and Oren answer questions sent in by…you guessed it, our listeners! So if you’re interested in learning more about finding a mentor, marketing your short film, crewing up in a small town, or learning how directors are paid, then this is the episode for you.

 

The Breakthrough Year (and Listener Questions) w Carlyn Hudson – Just Shoot It 123

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Carlyn Hudson returns this week to help Matt and Oren answer the latest listener questions. She also discusses what is was like writing/directing for the new TV series Boss Cheer, a narrative show about the world of competitive cheerleading. She even goes into how and why this year was a turning point for her professionally. Check it out!

 

Agents, Lawyers, & Film Festivals, A Just Shoot It Q & A – Just Shoot It 118

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Whether you’ve sent in your question by email, voicemail, or carrier pigeon, fear not because Oren and Matt are here to help. Tune in as our intrepid hosts take on your listener questions. They cover topics like when it’s time to hire a lawyer and agent, how to promote yourself at film festivals, and how to make the most out of a summer in LA.

Pitching the Pitch w Spencer Lee Griffin – Just Shoot It 112

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Join us for a conversation with Spencer Lee Griffin, Head of Live Action Development and Production at Stoopid Buddy Stoodios. Having previously worked as an executive producer for College Humor, Comedy Central, and MTV, Spencer is a seasoned comedy professional. In this episode he shares with us how to write a compelling treatment for your TV show, as well as how to sell both yourself and your script to a network. Tune in for a great episode on pitching and TV writing! You can learn more about Spencer and Stoopid Buddy at http://www.spencerleegriffin.com/ and http://www.leagueofbuddies.com/.