In today’s episode, No Film School’s Charles Haine, GG Hawkins, Jason Hellerman, and the team behind the show Chanshi discuss:

  • Defining what an “If Come” is 

  • Realizing that the showrunner must have past experience on other tv shows 

  • Answering the "why now" and "why you" in a pitch meeting

  • How to not feel icky when selling an idea 

  • Evaluating agents and managers just like they evaluate you

  • Using unique gimmicks and stunts when pitching

  • Talking about Chanshi, a hilarious, heartfelt, yet dark tv show filmed in Israel

  • Why they didn’t write the main character as "more likable"

  • Difficulty casting American actors in Israel 

  • What it was like having two directors on set for the show

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This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by GG Hawkins.