51 episodes

The Rough Cut Club Podcast is a comprehensive educational podcast breaking down advanced tactics to level up your craft as a filmmaker. Joey Nicotra, DP and Creative Director at CinemaStory Studios along with his co-host Shane Reitzammer, Producer and CEO at CinemaStory Studios discuss the art and business of filmmaking with top indie filmmakers from around the world.

Stories from their collective 20+ years of filmmaking in the commercial, corporate, music video, wedding, and narrative space along with other filmmakers from around the world will educate, inspire, and hopefully give you a laugh as we pull back the curtain on the crazy world of full-time filmmaking.

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The Rough Cut Club CinemaStory

    • TV & Film
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

The Rough Cut Club Podcast is a comprehensive educational podcast breaking down advanced tactics to level up your craft as a filmmaker. Joey Nicotra, DP and Creative Director at CinemaStory Studios along with his co-host Shane Reitzammer, Producer and CEO at CinemaStory Studios discuss the art and business of filmmaking with top indie filmmakers from around the world.

Stories from their collective 20+ years of filmmaking in the commercial, corporate, music video, wedding, and narrative space along with other filmmakers from around the world will educate, inspire, and hopefully give you a laugh as we pull back the curtain on the crazy world of full-time filmmaking.

Follow along on IG & YouTube
https://www.instagram.com/theroughcutclub/ and https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCSJ3i0dhPZ6_AmUx3NFCWUg

Check out CinemaStory
https://www.instagram.com/cinemastoryproductions/ and https://www.cinema-story.com/

Connect with Joey Nicotra https://www.instagram.com/joeynicotra/

Connect with Shane Reitzammer
https://www.instagram.com/shanereitzammer/

    Episode #50 CinemaStory Crew Q&A! Part 2

    Episode #50 CinemaStory Crew Q&A! Part 2

    Join us for another round of our CinemaStory Q&A, where Joey and Shane answer any and all questions presented by the crew. In this episode, Joey delves into his creative roots with a special rap performance, while Shane takes a trip down memory lane and talks about his start in documentary filmmaking. Don't miss out on this candid episode as we address the last of the crew's curiosities and have some fun along the way.
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    • 44 min
    Episode #49 CinemaStory Crew Q&A! Part 1

    Episode #49 CinemaStory Crew Q&A! Part 1

    Get ready for an inside look as Shane and Joey open up in this Q&A session with the CinemaStory family. From Shane's homeschooling journey to Joey's side hustles outside of his DP role, no topic is off-limits. Tune in for insights into Joey's essential DP kit items, Shane's filmmaking inspiration, and the on-set 'icks' that secretly bother both hosts. Join us for laughs, stories, and a glimpse into the shenanigans and conversations that happen on a CinemaStory set!
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    • 43 min
    Episode #48 Landing Bigger Clients feat. Kelon Moore

    Episode #48 Landing Bigger Clients feat. Kelon Moore

    Join hosts Shane and Joey as they sit down with Kelon, COO of CinemaStory, to uncover the secrets of freelance success. From Kelon's journey from client to integral team member to Shane and Joey's own experiences, dive into valuable lessons on portfolio growth, rate adjustment, and client relationships. Get practical advice on networking, reputation management, and thriving in the freelance world. Subscribe for more discussions on achieving success in filmmaking and creative entrepreneurship.
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    • 1 hr 22 min
    Episode #47 How To Location Scout Properly

    Episode #47 How To Location Scout Properly

    Join Shane and Joey as they break down the basics of location scouting for newcomers and professionals alike in the field of filmmaking. Learn about why planning ahead can save you time and money. Discover practical tips on when to conduct a tech scout, what questions to ask clients on a budget, and what tools to bring along for a successful scout. From exploring locations to problem-solving with your team, this episode offers valuable insights to help anyone navigate the complexities of location scouting. Tune in and level up your filmmaking skills today! Don't forget to keep an eye out on our socials for a downloadable cheat sheet with Joey's essential Location Scout Prep Guide.
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    • 1 hr 8 min
    Episode #46 The Films That Forged Us

    Episode #46 The Films That Forged Us

    Joey and Shane explore their favorite movies that left a lasting impact. From action-packed thrillers like Terminator 2 to emotionally resonant dramas like Good Will Hunting and Manchester by the Sea, they discuss the movies that inspired their filmmaking journey. Tune in for a nostalgic trip down memory lane and discover the enduring magic of cinema.
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Episode #45 The Time, Energy, & Effort Equation with Taylor "White Tee" Leach

    Episode #45 The Time, Energy, & Effort Equation with Taylor "White Tee" Leach

    Join us in this episode as we dive into the world of marketing with Tee Leach, a seasoned individual in the marketing game who's built his career on genuine connections rather than traditional networking tactics. From his start in designing Soulja Boi's MySpace page to his insights on effective distribution strategies, Tee shares invaluable lessons on personal branding, relationship building, and navigating career transitions. Discover the power of behind-the-scenes content, the importance of remembering small details, and the courage it takes to pursue your passion while juggling a full-time job. Whether you're an experienced professional or just starting out, Tee's wisdom will inspire you to prioritize relationships and harness the power of authentic connection in your marketing endeavors. Tune in and learn how to make meaningful connections that drive success in both business and life.
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    • 1 hr 28 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

dnicotra ,

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This podcast is such a good one! Definitely give it a listen!

Jsk88881 ,

Great show!

Super good show, these guys keep it interesting and fun. Great variety of guests and everyone can learn something here!

The-Joe ,

10/5

I used to start my mornings with coffee and caffeine. Now I like to start my day with this podcast. Puts me in a great mood and sounds genuine. Nothing scripted like other podcasts, this is my new favorite thing.

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