I asked legendary comedian Paula Poundstone to talk about her thoughts on comedy for my film students. She did not disappoint. Continue reading Paula Poundstone’s Thoughts for My Film Comedy Class
There’s so many different parts of a film that can make it memorable, an exciting beginning, a thrill-ride story, surprises and suspense, and sometimes the quietude of slow camera work can provoke reflective thought. It’s the endings, though, that leave people breathless and wide-eyed when the lights come-up and the people shuffle out into the hallways. It’s the endings that keep the viewers in their … Continue reading The Crisp Ending: What is it and Which Films Have it?
I recently asked Danny Woodburn, celebrated television and film actor, to provide my students some thoughts about comedy. He didn’t disappoint! Here are his thoughts! Here is a montage of Danny Woodburn moments . . . . And here is an iconic scene from Seinfeld: Continue reading Danny Woodburn’s Thoughts for My Film Comedy Class
I recently asked multi-talented television and film star Fred Stoller to share some thoughts with my students. He came through with a very thoughtful video Continue reading Fred Stoller’s Thoughts for My Film Comedy Students