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Welcome, Film Creatives!

The MAKE IT podcast is our homage to the Indie Film Creative. Each week we interview experienced Creatives who aim to help aspiring professionals in Film get where they're going faster by providing their advice, knowledge, and insights into the film industry.

We hope you love it. 

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Mar 1, 2024

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In this episode, Chris and Nick talk with Actor, Writer, and Producer Jordan Charles about his film project "Brothers in Arms," which explores themes of family, redemption, and the impact of war through two brothers separated at a young age. Jordan shares how his own family history influenced the film...

Feb 20, 2024

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In this episode, Chris and Nick talk with Adam Schartoff, the host of the long-running podcast Film Wax Radio. They discuss Adam's experience maintaining a podcast for over 790 episodes and the challenges of keeping enthusiasm and motivation over many years. They also debate strategies for film festival...

Feb 9, 2024

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In this episode, we are joined by filmmaking partners Nicholas Mihm and Rostam Zafari. They discuss their filmmaking partnership, their new documentary 'Bubjan,' their nonprofit work promoting Iranian culture, and future projects exploring physician burnout through animation and entrepreneurship through...

Jan 30, 2024

**Warning: Early in this episode, Chris says that Charlton Heston was not in a lead role in the iconic film Ben-Hur. This is obviously insane and a short-term hallucination because Ben-Hur is one of Charlton's most iconic roles.** Apologies!



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In this episode, Chris and Nick speak with Acting...

Jan 22, 2024

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A few corrections from episode 364:

  • Charlton Heston was in Ben Hur - but not as a primary actor. He was in a scene in which he rode a horse. 
  • Our social media handle on Instagram and X are @_makeitpodcast (not @themakeitpodcast). However, you can find us at


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