Comedian and filmmaker Jerrod Carmichael explains why he is willing to take that risk.

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Stand-up comedy and how it is an immediate art form
  • Developing thick skin from being a stand-up comedian
  • Getting the plug pulled on a major project
  • How his film, On the Count of Three, melds comedy with darkness and honesty
  • Carmichael’s perspective on what a film’s premise should be
  • Protecting the main idea of a film—keep the idea intact
  • His multiple roles on the set of his film
  • The premiere of his film at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

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This episode of The No Film School Podcast was produced by George Edelman.