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Larry David’s Creative Process Breakdown

Curb Your Enthusiasm Season 9 finally premiered a few weeks ago. So, this might be a good time to look closer at insane genius of Larry David. This video will attempt to breakdown Larry David’s creative process from the writing stage, to shooting, and finally to editing, and hopefully provide …

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Shane Allen Has Advice For Comedy Writers

The controller of BBC comedy commisioning, Shane Allen gives advice to comedy writers.  At the ‘Build Web Series’ in London Sahne Allen chatted with comic actor Sian Gibson and new comedy writer Ambreen Razia. They discuss discovering and commisioning great comedy television and give advice for aspiring comedy writers.     …

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TED Talk: Hacking Comedy

In this hilarious talk, Baratunde shows us how to hack a few of our everyday digital experiences. Comedian Baratunde Thurston cares enough to engage the world socially and politically with his provocative brand of technology infused wit. He challenges conventional narratives on race, technology and politics with his particular brand …

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A Louis CK Joke Broken Down

The Nerdwriter deconstructs a short Louis CK joke.  Louis CK is widely regarded as one of the best stand ups around today. This excellent video by ‘The Nerdwriter’ gets to the heart of his craft, focussing on the value of each word and action. Nothing is wasted. It all adds …

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How To Be Funny With Tina Fey

If anyone know’s how to be funny it’s Tina Fey. The comedy genius behind Mean Girls, 30 Rock and Sisters. Watch her masterclass and discover how to make someone laugh in 5 seconds, and the ultimate do’s and don’ts when it comes to nailing timing, punchlines and props.

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Comedy Tips: Simon Pegg On Writing Hot Fuzz

If you’ve ever thought about writing a comedy here is an insight into how the process works.  Here is Simon Pegg and Edgar Wright talking about writing Hot Fuzz. They discuss brainstorming, avoiding distractions and the power of the flip chart. This is a great insight into their creative process, and …

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