Just Shoot It: A Podcast about Filmmaking, Screenwriting and Directing

A filmmaking podcast about directing hosted by directors. Each week we interview filmmakers on writing, cinematography, development and acting to learn how to build a successful career as a filmmaker in the Hollywood industry. 

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Maureen Bharaoocha's film Golden Arm was set to premiere at the SXSW film festival before fears of the Coronavirus outbreak forced programmers to cancel the event. We talk with Maureen about what that...
April 3, 2020
Jessie Kahnweiler is a writer, director and sometimes actor who's taken two different projects to Sundance. She's a hilarious, indomitable filmmaker filled with insight and her own unique POV.  Contri...
March 26, 2020
Mickey Finnegan joins us to talk about his epic career as a music video director, and how he continues to hustle.  Contribute to the Just Shoot It Patreon and help support the show: www.patreon.com/Ju...
March 19, 2020
As the corona virus rears its head here in Los Angeles, Oren and Matt talk about the nature of sick days as freelancers.  Unpaid Endorsements: Oren: An app called epocrates. It tells you what medicat...
March 12, 2020
Micheal Parks Randa is half the directing duo behind the new musical Best Summer Ever, premiering at this year's SXSW. The film is filled with fun, great musical numbers, authenticity and features a f...
March 5, 2020
Becky Morrison founded her production company The Light with the intention of reevaluating and reinventing the way we approach production. We dive on the philosophy she's developed behind her company...
February 27, 2020
Oren and guest host Carlyn Hudson sit down with commercial director Tony Franklin to hear how a Minnesota transplant to LA got dozens of meetings with production companies that lead to commercial work...
February 23, 2020
Matt and Oren talk about a listener question regarding turning Vimeo Staff Picks into actual jobs, setting specific goals, and making tough decisions regarding which job to take. Lots of disagreeing b...
February 13, 2020
Matt and Oren dive into the mailbag to answer your pressing listener questions. Do you need a resume? What if there are gaps? What's the difference between a job and a gig? What sort of gear do you ne...
February 6, 2020
Matt and Oren look back on the last 100 episodes of Just Shoot It to recount all the awesome things they've learned. Check it out to learn about all the best tips from those episodes. We all know the ...
January 30, 2020

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