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Judd Apatow Teaches Comedy

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Teaches Comedy

No joke: at age 15, Judd Apatow took a dishwashing job at a comedy club to watch the acts. Today, he’s the comedic genius behind hits including The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Knocked Up, Bridesmaids, and Freaks and Geeks. In his first-ever online comedy class, the Emmy Award winner teaches you how to create hilarious storylines, write great stand-up, and direct movies that leave audiences laughing.


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1. Introduction
2. Judd's Journey
3. Writing Stand-Up Comedy
4. Performing Stand-Up Comedy
5. Developing Life Into Story
6. Case Studies: Developing Life Into Story
7. Crafting Comedic Storylines
8. Structuring Films, Part 1
9. Structuring Films, Part 2
10. Writing Process: First Draft
11. Writing Habits
12. Character, Part 1
13. Character, Part 2
14. Dialogue
15. Tips for Writing Television
16. Workshopping Scripts, Part 1
17. Workshopping Scripts, Part 2
18. Casting
19. Working With Actors
20. Advice for Actors
21. Directing: Tone
22. Directing: Shooting Comedy
23. Directing: Production
24. Case Studies: Improvisation
25. The Evolution of a Scene: Knocked Up
26. Editing and Testing Films, Part 1
27. Editing and Testing Films, Part 2
28. Music in Comedy
29. Pitching
30. Succeeding in Show Business
31. A Life in Comedy
32. Closing

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