The Filmmaking Stuff Podcast
Ep 205: Zach Lipovsky Talks Shot Lister

Ep 205: Zach Lipovsky Talks Shot Lister

October 17, 2019

An Emmy-nominated director, Zach Lipovsky started his career on Spielberg's filmmaking competition, ON THE LOT, where he placed 5th out of 12,000 directors. Zach has gone on to direct and produce films and TV shows for Lionsgate, Legendary, and Disney. His latest theatrical feature FREAKS premiered at TIFF '18 and stars Emile Hirsch and Bruce Dern and just came out in theatres across the country. In Zach's spare time runs Shot Lister, the worlds leading shot listing app.

Ep 204: Understanding Tax Incentives

Ep 204: Understanding Tax Incentives

October 9, 2019

Tax Incentives can be confusing. In this interview, David Albert Pierce demystifies the process.

David Albert Pierce is the managing partner of Pierce Law Group LLP, an entertainment boutique law firm representing the needs of independent producers, entertainment industry investors and talent.

Ep 203: How To Make A Feature In Two Days

Ep 203: How To Make A Feature In Two Days

October 2, 2019

Filmmaker Grant Pichla shares the story of how he was able to make his second feature-film (a time travel story) in two days!

Ep 202: Casting Big Names In Your Doc

Ep 202: Casting Big Names In Your Doc

September 26, 2019

Filmmaker Matthew Temple shares how he was able to cast BIG names in his new documentary, Hardball: The Girls of Summer

Ep 201: Kylie Eaton Shares How She Wrote And Directed DISPEL

Ep 201: Kylie Eaton Shares How She Wrote And Directed DISPEL

September 18, 2019

Film director Kylie Eaton shares the story of how she wrote and directed DISPEL. In our talk Kylie provide hands-on filmmaking insight, covering everything from casting to film festival strategy.

Ep 200: Richard Walter Talks Screenwriting

Ep 200: Richard Walter Talks Screenwriting

September 4, 2019

Richard Walter shares his advice on how to get your screenplays produced. 

Richard Walter is a Screenwriter, Author and Professor. And he is Former Head of Screenwriting for the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television. He's written a lot of books including Essentials of Screenwriting, Escape from Film School. Former Head of UCLA’s prestigious screenwriting programs. Importantly he has written scripts for the major studios and television networks, including the earliest drafts of American Graffiti.

Ep 199: Producer Nic Izzi Talks Entrepreneural Filmmaking

Ep 199: Producer Nic Izzi Talks Entrepreneural Filmmaking

August 28, 2019

In this episode, producer Nic Izzi talks entrepreneurial filmmaking.

Ep 198: How To Create Assets In Filmmaking

Ep 198: How To Create Assets In Filmmaking

August 21, 2019

Is your filmmaking an asset for a liability?

Ep 197: Media Distribution [Scott Kirkpatrick - Part 2]

Ep 197: Media Distribution [Scott Kirkpatrick - Part 2]

August 14, 2019

In this episode, Scott Kirkpatrick continues the conversation about media distribution and how this can help indie filmmakers.

Ep 196: Media Distribution [Scott Kirkpatrick - Part 1]

Ep 196: Media Distribution [Scott Kirkpatrick - Part 1]

August 5, 2019

In this episode, motion picture executive Scott Kirkpatrick talks about media distribution how to level up your career to work on bigger projects.