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.
Matt and Oren have a frank conversation about “getting drinks” and the social conventions of hollywood meetings.
Matt and Oren answer listener questions on being a production assistant in hollywood, building a film collective, and of course, moving to LA.
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.
After 100 episodes, Oren and Matt recount their favorite filmmaking tips, tricks and advice from the show.
Maureen Bharoocha started her career behind the counter at Sprinkles cupcakes, but through some resourcefulness and creativity, she turned her day job into an awesome career. Now she directs for Jimmy Kimmel!
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.