Alex Fernie - Comedy Directing for Television Versus the Web

Director, writer, actor Alex Fernie (Children's Hospital, NTSF:SD:SUV, The Hotwives of Orlando) joins Nate Russell, Creative Director of UCB Comedy, to discuss his experience in television and digital production. Starting with Funny or Die as a staff writer and director to transitioning into directing for television, together they examine Alex's background and career development working in comedy. Also, how being an improviser has influenced his approach to directing, being a triple union threat and the pilot development process. Recorded at UCB Comedy Studios West in Los Angeles.

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