This is the advice from Paul Feig, director of The School For Good and Evil, Bridesmaids, and television shows like Freaks and GeeksThe Office, Arrested Development, and Nurse Jackie.

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In this episode, we talk about…

  • Applying lessons learned from his standup career and acting career
  • Having more than enough film to choose from in case certain jokes bomb
  • Setting the rules at the beginning of a film
  • Remaining consistent with your style throughout the film
  • How Feig handles making films for streaming services
  • Hooking the audience so they will make a complete journey with the characters
  • Why there is no excuse for beginner filmmakers wanting to start their career

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