#13: The Producers — Full-Length Comedic Design

With the passing of Gene Wilder, we reflect on why the structure of the 1968 film, THE PRODUCERS, still holds up as one of the greatest comedic designs in cinema. Using the movie as a guide, we discuss the modern leaning towards sketch comedy versus progression based comedy and how to use these principles within…

#1: Comedy Trifecta – The Comic Form

In the first ever episode of The Story Toolkit, we discuss situation comedy. Showcasing the breadth of the thirty-minute sitcom form through three key examples; ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, and SOUTH PARK. We talk blind obsession, long form storytelling in comedy and satire. Royalty Free Music from Bensound. Logo design by the…