Chapter 9: Who Let Me Out Of The House?

May 4, 2022

Chapter 9 is all about the written word. Mandy Fabian and I take a pause on our linear journey to discuss the written word. We’ll discuss our writing processes, our feelings about outlines, what to do with strange ideas that drop into your brain and how to take your family drama and make a movie out of it.

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Chapter 9: Who Let Me Out Of The House?

May 4, 2022

Chapter 9 is all about the written word. Mandy Fabian and I take a pause on our linear journey to discuss the written word. We’ll discuss our writing processes, our feelings about outlines, what to do with strange ideas that drop into your brain and how to take your family drama and make a movie out of it.

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Chapter 8: Get Cool And Start Working

April 27, 2022

Chapter 8 takes us into the realm of the shadow! That is, Mandy Fabian and I will discuss shadow directing, where the job is to listen and learn and disappear when the show runner shows up. Plus, we’ll talk the differences with directing in different mediums

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Chapter 7: You Get a Chair When You Do a Feature

April 20, 2022

Chapter 7 will take you on a whirlwind tour, as Mandy Fabian discusses taking her short film on the film festival circuit. We’ll also talk about the weird world of networking, facing an ambivalent audience and when do you know it’s time to come home. But first, is there a downside to binge watching?

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Chapter 6: The First Time I Was Ever Wrong

April 13, 2022

Chapter 6 of my chat with Mandy Fabian follows her first short film from idea to editing. Along the way, we’ll discuss working with experienced actors when it’s your first time in the big chair, the blessings of AD’s and editors and the worst direction she’s ever given.

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