In this episode, we talk about…

  • Challenges of returning to extreme networking socializing events 
  • The end of handshakes as we know it 
  • Creating a PSA and implied HR rules to make film festivals safer for all 
  • Acknowledging public spaces can bring up pandemic anxiety 
  • The game of comparisons surrounding Will Smith slapping Chris Rock 
  • Avoiding assumptions about the headspace or intentions of other people
  • Advice for filmmakers: always do your research and mitigate your expectations for screenings and awards 
  • Free speech and whether a joke is punching across vs. punching down 
  • Other notable highlights from the Oscars 
  • Aputure’s launch of new tube lights and mat lights 

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