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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.

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May 24, 2022

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In this episode, we have a conversation with Director and Actor, Sam Brooks. We talk about the tools he uses to book high-profile roles, being a good scene reader, serving the story instead of his ego, why he hasn’t joined SAG, and how he got the name “Pillsbury Flowboy.” Enjoy!


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Fear Street: Part Two – 1978 (film)

Stargirl (tv series)

These Streets We Haunt (film)

Long Slow Exhale (tv series)



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Show notes:

Stefanie Black (actress, producer)

Good Will Hunting (film)

Regina Moore (casting director)

The Power of the Actor by Ivana Chubbuck (book)

How to Stop Acting by Harold Guskin (book)

Dean Shortland (actor)

Quentin Tarantino (writer)

Tom Hardy (actor)

Will Smith (actor)

Samuel L. Jackson (actor)

Mahershala Ali (actor)

Shia LaBeouf (actor)

Peaky Blinders (tv series)

Matthew McConaughey (actor)

CODA (film)