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For two decades, Judd Apatow (THIS IS 40, KNOCKED UP, THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND) has mastered the art of writing, directing, and producing a string of consistent hits to become one of the most successful comedic storytellers of our time. Join us as Judd takes us behind the scenes and into his creative process. We’ll explore his approach to finding material, crafting memorable characters, and get his tips for writing funny dialogue. We’ll also examine how he works with actors and key collaborators to direct an unforgettable and humorous scene. This conversation will inspire you to find your own comedic voice and style as a filmmaker—at a time when we need comedy now more than ever.