They share their special process of creating the film. (Smile is in theaters now!)

In this episode, we talk about…

  • Finn looking for the right “partner in crime” to make the film with
  • How Finn’s short spread like wildfire
  • Selling the pitch to Paramount Pictures
  • Using cinematic language to work toward themes of the story
  • Why Finn prefers a shot list over a storyboard
  • What influenced the camera choice
  • Thinking about the audience and what the film is doing to them

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

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