In this episode, we talk about...

  • How these producers who work on movies with huge budgets and top stars still have to pitch their films and go through the same process as other filmmakers.
  • How the two of them decided to become producers and what their early inspirations were.
  • Each of their earliest jobs in the industry and how they worked their way up.
  • Fun stories about filming Predator.
  • How Jungle Cruise came about, got pitched, and created a team together.
  • The ways that even for big-name producers like Davis and Fox, the process of pitching to a studio is still competitive and difficult.
  • Why you should see limitations as opportunities.
  • Thoughts about how to respond to and learn from test audiences.

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