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.
Julia Prescott, Creator/Writer of Townies joins us to talk writing, creating the show (that Matt directed) writing for animation and her innovative approach to TV pilots.
Lessons from the Screenplay is one of the most popular, exciting and insightful video essay series on youtube, so we were ecstatic to have the series’ host and creator Michael Tucker on Just Shoot It. Michael is a director and writer in his own right, and started Lessons from the Screenplay to learn more about the craft of screenwriting. It’s a great conversation with a smart, insightful creator who’s learned from the best of the best and is ready to pass those lessons along to you.
Matt and Oren tackle listner questions this week. We cover everything from apprenticeships, to booking that first commercial gig, to working on weekends.
Pat Bishop shares his best practices and core values in creating the new series Corporate on Comedy Central with Matt Ingebretson and Jake Weisman. Learn how Pat crafted a one-of-a-kind series from beginning to end.
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