Filmmakers are given the chance to direct their first feature film.
Air Dates: 2001 - Present
Season 4, Ep. 8 : Hug and ReleaseNov 1, 2015
Jason receives notes on his director's cut of the film; Ben suggests screening the film for a test audience; Jason works with the editor to get the final cut completed before the red carpet premiere in Los Angeles.
Season 4, Ep. 7 : Accident Waiting to HappenOct 25, 2015
The production team grows increasingly frustrated that Jason has not chosen a location for the car-crash scene; Jason meets with the stunt coordinator to map out the crash logistics; Jason receives words of encouragement from a surprise visitor.
Season 4, Ep. 6 : The PivotOct 18, 2015
Jason and the crew prepare for the film's most expensive scenes yet; the production team begins preparations for the last shoot of the film; Effie tries to find a way to stick with Jason's original vision of a car-crash scene.
Season 4, Ep. 5 : Picture's UpOct 11, 2015
Jason is eager to take charge as production begins; Jason's penchant for perfectionism conflicts with the tight shooting schedule Effie is vigilant about maintaining; the crew raises communication concerns; Jason is presented with a solution.
Season 4, Ep. 4 : Duly NotedOct 4, 2015
The Farrelly brothers consider their place in the project; Jason takes his concerns about digital directly to Ben; the search for a perfect location continues, causing drama amongst members of the team; the cast assembles for a table read.
The second hour gets into the wrangling with studio bosses, casting decisions and constraints to come. The minutia of line producing may be fascinating in theory, but watching hour after hour is a dreary prospect. [2 Dec 2001, p.F-01] Show More
Director John Gulager ... is easily the most intriguing personality in PG history. Show More
It's fly-on-the-wall moviemaking, a must-see for anyone hoping to break into the creative side of the film business. [30 Nov 2001, p.14] Show More