06th Dec2021

The Filmmakers Podcast #251: Michael Price talks ‘The Simpsons’ & ‘F is for Family’

by Phil Wheat

Here’s the latest episode of the The Filmmakers Podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on the official podcast site, whilst we’ll be featuring each and every new episode as it premieres.

For those unfamiliar with the series, The Filmmakers Podcast is a podcast about how to make films from micro budget indie films to bigger budget studio films and everything in-between. Our hosts Giles Alderson, Dan Richardson, Andrew Rodger and Cristian James talk how to get films made, how to actually make them and how to try not to f… it up in their very humble opinion. Guests will come on and chat about their film making experiences from directors, writers, producers, screenwriters, actors, cinematographers and distributors.

The Filmmakers Podcast #251: The Simpsons & F is for Family writer & producer Michael Price about writing Emmy-winning Comedy Shows

Today on the show, Giles Alderson and co-host Tobias Vees welcome 3-time Emmy-winning writer & producer Michael Price. His long lists of credits include The Simpsons, The Simpsons Movie (2007), several Lego Star Wars Specials, F is for Family and many more! Mike dives deep into his writing career, how he got his first jobs, how he deals with rejection, and how he was hired to write for The Simpsons. He also discusses where his ideas come from, pitching and what it takes to write comedy. And he talks about how F is for Family came about, how he created the show, how he structures a season as well as individual episode and why you should stick to what you believe in. Mike was an incredible guest. Writers, get your pens out! You’re in for a treat! Sit back, relax, and enjoy this week’s episode with Michael Price.

Follow The Filmmakers Podcast on Twitter: @filmmakerspod | @gilesalderson and the official website


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