Directors and writers aren’t the only one with viewpoints on filmmaking, so we’re starting at the beginning and the bottom as two production assistants give us their stories and share their insights into starting out in Hollywood.

Plus, Fat Guy Kevin Carr joins us to play Good News/Bad News and deliver his own TED Talk.

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Good News/Bad News [Beginning – 22:45]: It was a slow week with the Oscars dominating, but Kevin and I manage to find some things that made us joyous and a few things that made us cover our ears and pretend we weren’t listening.

Soft Core Comedy [22:45 – 39:25]: Production Assistant and aspiring writer/director Isaiah Lester talks on hard work, not making your contacts look like idiots, and the importance of finding out where a job is for soft core porn before you sign on.

Getting Organized [39:25 – The End]: A former Bad Robot assistant, Adam Gaines, speaks on his unique method of getting the right people to pay attention to his writing work and the lessons of becoming a script coordinator for Fringe.

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