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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Joe Hardesty has sky rocketed from PA picking up gear at Oren's apartment to the Producer of shows like Dead to Me, American Vandal and No Activity. How did he do it? It definitely has something to do...
January 23, 2020
Matt and Oren sit down with WeFunder's Jonny Price to talk about what crowd equity is, and how it applies to filmmakers. Matt is in the middle of a feature partially funded through wefunder, and we th...
January 16, 2020
Josh Ruben returns to catch up with Oren and I (Matt). Last time we had Josh on the show, he was dreaming of a DIY feature that he'd write, perform in and direct. Now that feature (Scare Me) is on its...
January 9, 2020
Matt and Oren settle in for a few weeks of hibernation, now that the holidays have come and gone, and there's nary a job to book. What should one do with all this free time?  Contribute to the Just Sh...
January 3, 2020
Matt and Oren join directors Roxy Shih, Carlyn Hudson, and Tim Nakashi to chat about the highs and lows of directing in 2019. Lots of insults and a few compliments are hurled. Contribute to the Just S...
December 26, 2019
Pals Zach Lipovsky & Adam Stein swing by to talk about their new movie, Freaks. It was a hit on the festival circuit, and now it's out across all platforms. So dig in on this DIY indie scifi hit! ...
December 19, 2019
Micah Fitzerman-Blue, co-writer behind the new film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood joins Matt and Oren on the podcast to talk about life as a producer, making TV shows like Transparent, and devel...
December 12, 2019
Eric B Fleischman has produced 20+ films and he's barely 30. Under the tutelage of Jason Blum (he was Blumhouse's 4th employee) Eric's career is a testament to learning by doing. He's played all the m...
December 5, 2019
We sit down with manager and co-founder of The Underground, Josh McGuire to figure out just what a manager does, why you might want one, and exactly which barbecue to attend to meet your first.  Contr...
November 27, 2019
Oren and I are talking shorts this week. We dig on why a working director would want to make one, what the upsides and downsides are, and what sort of strategies you can use to make yours a bit better...
November 21, 2019

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