Falling In Love With The Ocean w Bill Kiely – Just Shoot It 130

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Bill Kiely joins us to talk about his new film Age of Summer, set in Hermosa Beach in 1986. The film follows a teen who joins the junior lifeguards and falls in love with the ocean over the course of a summer. Bill talks about shifting out of directing for the Vans Off The Wall Tour and moving into directing his first feature film. He also describes the unique way that he promoted the film. Learn more at AgeOfSummer.com.

 

How to Edit an SNL Sketch in 24 hours w Adam Epstein – Just Shoot It 129

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Saturday Night Live editor Adam Epstein joins us to talk about how he’s edited some of the most iconic sketch comedy videos of the last decade.

Matt wont shut up about this one: www.youtube.com/watch?v=CkrpvCs-kfE

 

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!

 

Getting Your First Feature Right w Never Goin’ Back’s Augustine Frizzell – Just Shoot It 122

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Augustine Frizzell sits down with Matt and Oren to talk about her path to making her breakout film Never Goin’ Back, out August 3rd. It’s based on her wild teenage years, and we dive deep on her deciding to scrap the first draft of her completed film, to start all over and get it perfect. It’s a frank, relatable conversation with an exciting new filmmaker.

From Blacklist to Directing your First Multi-Million Dollar Movie w Elijah Bynum of Hot Summer Nights – Just Shoot It 121

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Tune in for a conversation with Elijah Bynum, director of the film Hot Summer Nights, starring Timothee Chalamet. Learn how Elijah got his first two screenplays on the Black List in the same year and hustled to make Hot Summer Nights.