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.

Breaking in Sideways w DJ Gareth Emery & Kevin Herrera – Just Shoot It 120

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This week we sit down with world famous DJ Gareth Emery and Kevin Herrera. Together they are the showrunners and executive producers for the TV series We Are CVNT5. CVNT5 is a fictionalized, mockumentary style show about the world of professional DJing, starring none other than Gareth Emery! In this episode Gareth tells his story of transitioning from big leagues DJing to writing and acting for television for the first time.

Be sure to check out Gareth’s music, music videos, and upcoming tour dates at http://www.garethemery.com/home/ and episodes of We Are CVNT5 at go90.com.

Making Movies that Sell w Jeffrey Giles of Automatic Entertainment – Just Shoot It 119

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This week we sit down with Jeffrey Giles, a sales rep for Automatic Entertainment. Jeffrey helps to produce movies, finance them, and take them out into the marketplace to sell to distributors. In this episode Jeffrey breaks down what distributors are looking for in films and how he personally determines what projects to take on. You can learn more about Jeffrey and Automatic Entertainment at http://www.automaticent.com/.

Agents, Lawyers, & Film Festivals, A Just Shoot It Q & A – Just Shoot It 118

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Whether you’ve sent in your question by email, voicemail, or carrier pigeon, fear not because Oren and Matt are here to help. Tune in as our intrepid hosts take on your listener questions. They cover topics like when it’s time to hire a lawyer and agent, how to promote yourself at film festivals, and how to make the most out of a summer in LA.