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A Lesson on Improv Technique, with Chris Gethard

American actor, comedian, and writer Chris Gethard discusses the importance of learning improv technique. Chris is known for The Dictator (2012), Don’t Think Twice (2016) and The Other Guys (2010) and more! Many of the skills that make for good improvisational comedy also make for successful behaviour in life: slow down, listen, be positive, and have integrity. Take …

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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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THE TV SITCOM – WRITER’S TIPS

We here at Grintage are committed to publishing features promoting and helping new Irish comedy writers to grow. This article is one of our own and as the image was featured in our grintage promo we have had requests to re-post. If it interests you there are a couple more features already published …

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