Martini Shot

When you’re filming a movie or a television show, when it’s the last shot of the day, the first assistant director will call out, “This is the Martini Shot!” I call these stories “Martini Shots” because they’re exactly the kinds of stories we tell — and lessons we learn — after we’ve wrapped for the day. - Rob Long

Martini Shot: 'We're Going to Be Okay!'Listen now (13 min) | Tell yourself whatever you want. Rob Long warns the ninth planet is looming
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Martini Shot: The Town is Shutting Down Listen now (11 min) | The art of getting deals done during the holidays and that sense of always being late
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Martini Shot: 'We're Going to Be Okay!'Listen now (13 min) | Tell yourself whatever you want. Rob Long warns the ninth planet is looming
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Martini Shot: Danger in the Trades Listen now (13 min) | Rob Long on the perils of hyped-up industry announcements
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Martini Shot: Turned Away at the Studio GatesListen now (15 min) | Rob Long on superstitions and finding signs
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Martini Shot: The Olive Garden Analogy Listen now (13 min) | Every exec and agent paid to say they like your stuff would do well to work on a set with the gaffers
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Martini Shot: The 'Produced-By' GuyListen now (14 min) | Rob Long remembers an unsung hero of TV sitcoms
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Martini Shot: Timing Your Exit Listen now (14 min) | Recognizing when to call a wrap on your career — before someone calls it for you
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