The No Film School Podcast

The No Film School Podcast

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A podcast about how to build a career in filmmaking. No Film School shares the latest opportunities and trends for anyone working in film and TV. We break news on cameras, lighting, and apps. We interview leaders in screenwriting, directing, cinematography, editing, and producing. And we answer your questions! We are dedicated to sharing knowledge with filmmakers around the globe, “no film school” required. Want to be a filmmaker? Then you have to be confident enough to have no confidence in yourself. This is the advice from Paul Feig, director of films such as Bridesmaids and television shows like The Office and Nurse Jackie. 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 Paul handles making film 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 Memorable Quotes “The reason comedy never wins awards is because if you do it right, It looks easy.” [9:09] “You can make a movie as crazy as you want, as long as you set the rules in the first five minutes.” [21:12] “The hardest thing in the world is to tell a complete story, in two hours.” [24:49] Mentioned in the episode: Welcome to Flatch Find No Film School everywhere: On the Web https://nofilmschool.com/ Facebook https://www.facebook.com/nofilmschool Twitter https://twitter.com/nofilmschool YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/nofilmschool Instagram https://www.instagram.com/nofilmschool Get your questions answered on the podcast by emailing editor@nofilmschool.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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