In this episode, we talk about…

  • The necessity of being a student of film in every way possible
  • Creating a sense of scarcity and leveraging lunchtime screenings 
  • Befriending TA gatekeepers and finding a new writing partner
  • How saying what you want can lead to work like Purple Hearts 
  • Managing the delicate balance of trusting your audience vs. being heavy-handed 
  • Threading the needle of fantasy while telling the story you want to tell 
  • The challenge of ensuring all characters’ perspectives are valid and balanced      

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