How to Act On Set w That One Auditions’ Alyshia Ochse – Just Shoot It 115

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Tune in for a special crossover episode with actress, author, and host of the podcast That One Audition, Alyshia Ochse. Having acted in True Detective, Ballers, Life Sentence, and wide variety of soap operas, Alyshia has years of auditioning experience and set work under her belt. She also hosts the podcast That One Audition, where she interviews top actors and discuss their most life-changing audition tales. In this episode, we cover the dos and don’ts of auditioning, from both the actor and director perspectives. We also discuss what truly goes into commercial casting, as well as tips for self taping and acting reels.
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How to Act in an Audition: Just Shoot It #26


This is a must for actors and directors alike.

Join our roundtable discussion with directors Matt Pollock, Eric Kissack and Liz Manashil along with hosts Matt Enlow and Oren Kaplan as they explore what directors are looking for (and what mistakes we make) in the audition process.

This is a great episode for actors curious about auditioning, so share it with a friend!

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Matt Enlow: the podcast I Was there Too

Oren: Rocket Jump the Show

Liz Manashil: Volunteering at the Echo Park Film Center and going to see young filmmakers work.

Eric: Slate Political Gabfest podcast

Matt Pollock: Tv show Man Seeking Woman and FX Now.

Editor Eric Cripeau: The Q & A podcast

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How two Night Owls are taking over Hollywood – Just Shoot It #5



Charles Hood and Seth Goldsmith join us to talk about their new feature Night Owls starring Adam Pally and Rosa Salazar.  They tell us the secret behind not making a crappy-looking indie film if you only have two actors and one location for most of your shoot. It’s fascinating!

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Shot Lists and the 3-Tier System – Just Shoot It #4


Today we talk directing, shot listing, and Oren’s three tiered philosophy for staying artistically fulfilled and motivated when directing. We can’t say that it’ll solve all of your problems, but we’re not saying it wont!

Check out Oren’s Sample Shot Lists, Storyboards, and Final Videos below!

Block Shooting
Artemis App
Naming Shots
Tony Zhou: Every Frame a Painting
The Director Series on Vimeo

House of Thrones – Quiznos Parody

Dark Side – Mattel Hot Wheels Darth Car Promo

The Waze Runner – Quiznos Parody

Pipe Dreams – Quiznos :30 Spot

Startourage – Quiznos Parody

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