When your movie has Will Ferrell attached, you got yourself a go picture and you don’t really need to convince anyone that it works.
Still, Adam McKay has a few words of wisdom for comedy directors and writers preparing for a big pitch.
With thanks to Louise Lee Mei and Niels Abercrombie.
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2 thoughts on “Video: Comedy Writing & Pitching”
At first, I was like, GARGH! He’s the idiot behind “Step Brothers”!
And then I looked it up… and found out it made 40 million bucks – profit – box office alone.
So the question is, do you want to make a “clever” film, or make 40 million bucks?
1) First make 40 million bucks
2) Then make as much “clever” crap as you like!
(Protip: Get Will Ferrell attached first)
Ok, so, how do we GET a pitch with him? And do I want my film turned into a Will Farrell movie?