Dan Siegel (writer/producer) and Shane Spiegel (director/producer) are a comedy duo and the creative geniuses behind the Universal Kids show, “Junk Drawer Magical Adventures”. In this episode Dan and Shane tell us about the development and making of show, as well as their experiences pulling off elaborate pranks for the Captain Underpants franchise and on prank TV shows. Trust us, you won’t want to miss this truly hilarious episode. Be sure to keep an eye out for “Junk Drawer Magical Adventures” on the Universal Kids Channel (coming soon!). Til then, if you’re looking for a laugh check out the short videos Dan and Shane shot for the “Captain Underpants Pranks For Good” Contest at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pVUTZTqSomU and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3qqFuxAUNJ8.
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 producer. 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/.
We sit down with film and television director, Maggie Kiley (Scream Queens, American Horror Story, Riverdale, 9-1-1) to discuss her journey from acting in New York to directing in LA. In this episode Maggie discusses how she utilizes her acting background onset, the importance of listening when directing for television, and how to cultivate a strong mentor-mentee relationship.
Be sure to look out for Maggie’s name during upcoming episodes of The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina and George R.R. Martin’s, Nightflyers.
This week we sit down with writer/director, Bobby Miller to discuss the making of his debut feature film, The Cleanse (now playing!). In this episode Bobby shares his experiences working with A-list talent and Animatronics, the importance of resilience in Hollywood, and the power of a haunting ending to close out your movie.
To learn more about the The Cleanse, visit TheCleanseFilm.com or Letsgetpure.com.
We sit down with DP Andy Ryz (Rydzewski) to talk cinematography. He shares his experience from shooting mulitple series over the last few years.
Matt and Oren are catching up, and talking about how directors represent themselves socially. Its a deep dive into the way our hosts see themselves, and how they share thier excitement and careers with others.
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.