The Working Director

By Jenn Page

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Helping emerging filmmakers become working directors faster. This weekly podcast will ask filmmakers the tough questions and offer guidance every step of the way with one goal in mind: help you make a living doing what you love, directing. For even more help expanding your directing career, visit TheWorkingDirector.Pro. There you can apply to be in our accelerator that helps you go from where you currently are to where you want to be; as well as, join our free private FB group. Hosted by director Jenn Page.

Episode Date
The Director-AD Relationship (with filmmaker America Young)
May 31, 2024
Directing TV (with filmmaker Oscar Rene Lozoya)
Apr 23, 2024
NAB Show Live: Blackmagic Design Latest & Greatest!
Apr 21, 2024
Your Directing Career As A Production Company (w/ filmmaker Alex Mehra)
Apr 15, 2024
Production Studios: The Do's Dont's & What's
Mar 24, 2024
6 Reasons Film Fests Reject Your Film
Mar 10, 2024
055: How To Get Paid To Direct (w/ Working Director Katie Hunter)
Feb 08, 2024
054: Directing Comedy (w/ Emmy Winner Mary Lou Belli)
Nov 19, 2023
053: Film Festival Playbook
Nov 05, 2023
052: Pitching Yourself / Pitching Your Film
Oct 31, 2023
051: Ask An Entertainment Lawyer: Life Rights, Music Releases, & More!
Oct 15, 2023
050: Film Finance - The Who's & How's
Oct 08, 2023
049: Ask An Entertainmen Lawyer: LLCs, Releases, and more!
Sep 30, 2023
048: How & Why Work With An Intimacy Coordinator?
Sep 17, 2023
047: How Do You Direct A.I.?
Sep 10, 2023
046: Ask An Entertainmen Lawyer: Fair Use, A.I. Rights, and more!
Sep 03, 2023
045: ICFX For Indie Filmmakers: Using LED Walls & Green Screen for In-Camera FX
Aug 27, 2023
044: A.I. and Film Production
Aug 08, 2023
043: Want To Fund Your Film? Here's Five Big Shifts You Must Make (with filmmaker Scott DuPont)
Jul 06, 2023
042: How To Stop Being Afraid Of Networking - Online & Off! (with Husslup founder H Schuster)
Jun 02, 2023
041: Demystifying Production Insurance (with Owner of Alan Schlaifer Insurance)
May 20, 2023
040: How Do You Direct Non-Scripted TV? (with TV director Steve Abramson)
Apr 22, 2023
039: The Director - Colorist Relationship
Apr 07, 2023
038: How Do You Direct Live TV? (with filmmaker Sharon Everitt)
Mar 15, 2023
037: How Do You Sustain A Career In Hollywood (with writer Michael Anthony Snowden)
Feb 08, 2023
036: From Simple Mind Shift To Full Time PAID Working Director?
Feb 02, 2023
035: How Do You Fund Your Own Films (with filmmaker Alexandra Boylan)
Jan 23, 2023
034: What Is Script Coverage & Why Is It Important? (with Writer Heather Ostrove)
Dec 04, 2022
033: How Do You Prep As A Director? (With Filmmaker Soma Helmi)
Nov 24, 2022
032: How Do You Get Your First Feature Film (with Filmmaker Kristin Fairweather)
Oct 17, 2022
031: How do you overcome overwhelm and burnout?
Oct 07, 2022
030: How Can Working With a Music Supervisor Level Up Your Film? (with Music Supervisor Jennifer Smith)
Sep 26, 2022
029: How can understanding your birth chart help you succeed as a director? (with Author/Coach Bonnie Gillespie)
Sep 19, 2022
028: VFX Tech - What Do You Need To Know to Direct?
Sep 12, 2022
027: How Do You Create A #1 Hit Narrative Fiction Podcast Series? (with Filmmaker Jenny Curtis)
Sep 05, 2022
026: How Do You Get Clients As a Director (with Filmmaker Stacy Singh)
Aug 29, 2022
025: How Do You Get A Director's Agent (with Agent Sara Alexander)
Aug 29, 2022
The Working Director: Helping Emerging Filmmakers Become Working Directors Faster.
Aug 26, 2022
024: Indie Film Team Talk: Skyman (with Dan Myrick)
Aug 07, 2020
023: Indie Film Team Talks: Last Call
Jul 31, 2020
022: Indie Film Team Talks: The Cypher
Jul 25, 2020
021: Film Team Talks: Delicate State
Jul 18, 2020
020: Film Team Talks: Playing with Beethoven
Jul 11, 2020
018: Working With VFX PLUS Obtaining Sponsorship (Guest: John Parenteau)
May 12, 2020
019: Working with Actors from the Actor Perspective (Guest: Senta Moses)
May 12, 2020
017: Directing a Feature in Five Days: Prep, Working with Actors, and Trusting Your Intuition. (Guest: Kate Rees Davies)
Apr 28, 2020
016: Using Social Media to Grow Your Network Beyond Your Current Circle (Guest: Sarah J. Eagen)
Apr 21, 2020
015: Being Authentically You IS Your Brand: Let Go of the Ideal You and Just Be You! (Guest: Joy Donnell)
Apr 14, 2020
014: TV CASTING: The Process and How Are Directors Involved (Guest: Kendra Castleberry, CSA)
Apr 07, 2020
013: The DIRECTOR-COMPOSER Relationship
Mar 31, 2020
012: SELF-PRODUCING: Get Your Passion Project Made (Guest: Malia Miglino)
Mar 24, 2020
011: Directing Animation: From Selling Your Show to Running It and Everything in Between (Guest: Chris Savino)
Mar 17, 2020
010: Everything CROWDFUNDING: What, How, When, Where, and Everything in Between (Guest Leah Cevoli)
Mar 10, 2020
009: Working with Actors: Script Analysis to On Set (Guest: Lauren Patrice Nadler)
Mar 03, 2020
008: The Actor/Writer/Producer: Wearing All the Hats and Thriving! (Guest: Colette Freedman)
Feb 26, 2020
007: Pitching, Selling, Writing and Making Your First Network TV Show (Guest: Shilpi Roy)
Feb 18, 2020
006: Acting on a Network TV Show: from getting cast to working with directors (Guest: Geno Segers)
Feb 11, 2020
005: Directing for TV: what to expect script to screen (Guest: Betty Thomas)
Feb 04, 2020
004: Everything Short Films: Financing, Distribution, and are Film Festivals a Waste of Money? (Guest: Foster Wilson)
Jan 21, 2020
003: Making a Fan Film: Financing, Casting, Licensing, Filming, and Beyond (Guest: Jason Satterlund)
Jan 21, 2020
002: What makes a Good TV/Film Producer, Knowing Your Worth, and Finding Your Niche (Guest: Jenna Edwards)
Jan 21, 2020
001: Working with a Casting Director, Staying Healthy in this Business, and When and How to get an Agent (Guest: Bonnie Gillespie)
Jan 20, 2020