It’s that time of year again. The time of year when we show the filmmakers in our lives how much we appreciate them, with practical gifts that will improve their filmmaking journey.

In today’s episode, No Film School’s Charles Haine, GG Hawkins, and Jason Hellerman discuss:

  • Pulling out a new set of pens for your new project - it’s so satisfying
  • Using a notebook versus using your phone
  • Reading “A Swim in a Pond in the Rain” while sitting in a sauna
  • Understanding the joy and richness of teaching
  • Why you need a podcast microphone even if you aren’t a podcaster
  • Why a quarterly planner is better than a yearly planner
  • The $70 light used on an $80 million movie
  • Why having a nice notebook improves the quality of your work

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