Improv 101 – Jeff Graham & Sheldon White | On The Fly Filmmaking

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Host & Producer Marielou Mandl (@MarielouMandl) interview filmmakers, writers, and actors, Jeff Graham and Sheldon White. In this interview they discuss their 101 sketch comedy web series “Improv 101” and their process of making their web series on the fly!


A quirky, jaded improvisation teacher struggles to connect with her especially inexperienced – and diverse- class through increasingly humorous and uncomfortable sessions.

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(CREATOR) Jeff Graham is a writer, producer, and occasional performer. In 2015, Jeff optioned a comedy pilot to BAM! Produced in El Segundo, which was produced and won an award of Merit in the 2015 Best Shorts competition. That same year and the following, he scored consecutive top 20% finishes in the Academy’s Nihcoll competition. In January f 2017, his single-cam comedy pilot WE’VE GOT KIDS was featured as a top pilot on Franklin Leonard’s well regarded Blacklist website, and was reviewed as a demonstrating “a talented comedic voice through sheer force of personality, and [being] well worth a producer’s consideration.” Jeff also produces a weekly vodcast for Maria Menounos’ online film-interest network “The Popcorn Talk” called “The Unproduced Table Read” where he highlights and interviews award winning scripts and writers.


(CREATOR) Sheldon White is a performer, producer, writer. In 2013, he produced and starred in an award-winnign short called BAD SERVICE featuring Eric Lange (Narcos), Lindsay Hollister (Get Smart) and Mike Ostroski (Henry Danger), with director Hannah Macpherson (go90s’ T@gged). Since he’s booked a number of roles, including a co-star in the Cameron Dallas/Nash Grier-led film THE OUTFIELD, a lead in the Pilot PResenation of SPIN, multiple worldwide commercials (including Burger King, Charter Spetrum, etc.) and a lead in DJ Alex da Kid’s music video for “Not Easy.” This year, he was cast in Dan Harmon’s new (Untitled) YouTube Red Show, and Amazon’s new project Vidiots (STarring James Marsters and Mark Devine). He can also be seen in a Samsun Ad featuring its new 3D Camera, along with three other ads (both print and commercial). Sheldon has also been studying with some of Los Angeles’ finest acting schools, including Scott Sedita Studios, Stan Kirsch Studios, and UCB. He is repped by Terrier Marroquin at TLynn Talent.