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Movie Pitch for my thesis project.

Movie Pitch for my thesis project.



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  • OY VEY Why Being Jewish Is So Funny
  • A DOCUMENTARY From the Farblongjid Mind of Jeffrey Schneider
  • Jeffrey Schneider Writer, Producer & Director • Grew up Jewish in Forest Hills Queens • 30 Years of TV Production Experience • 5 Time Emmy Award Winner • Favorite Comedian: Don Rickles • Favorite Movie Comedy: Blazing Saddles • Favorite TV Comedy: Seinfeld
  • Milton Berle Born: Milton Berlinger
  • Groucho Marx Born: Julius Henry Marx
  • Buddy Hackett Born: Leonard Hacker
  • Mel Brooks Born: Melvin Kaminsky
  • Jewish Movies
  • Woody Allen Born: Allen Stewart Konigsberg
  • Jewish Movies
  • Robert Klein Born: Robert Klein
  • Jewish TV Shows
  • OY VEY Why Being Jewish Is So Funny A Series of Vignettes
  • Act One Senior Moments Senior Citizens share their memories of “The Borscht Belt”… Summers filled by day with the fresh air of New York State’s Catskill Mountains… And by night, the smoke filled, alcohol fueled hotel nightclubs, featuring all of the top Jewish comedians.
  • Act Two Kid Komedy Who tickles the younger generation’s funny bone? Is the Jewish humor gene handed down from generation to generation. Hey if you can do it with guilt, you can do it with humor.
  • Shh, Don’t Tell but Also A stand-up Rabbi ? Maybe we can see where in the Talmud it says that Jewish people would be good at making people laugh. A vaudeville comediantells us if humor helped him up the corporate ladder. From comedian to CEO.
  • Shh, Don’t Tell but Also The next generation of Jewish comedian’s is out there. What lessons have they learned ? Have they figured out what works and doesn’t work? Plus a surprise appearance by someone you ? shouldn’t know from, because I don’t know yet.
  • Production Schedule Shooting Editing Set-Up Aug.- Aug.- June-July Dec. Dec.
  • Production Schedule Post- Site Production Development Dec-May Dec-May