Jake Kasdan

Director: Zero Effect ('98); Orange County (feature). Television: Undeclared (pilot); Freaks and Geeks (pilot).
Agency: William Morris Endeavor Entertainment, LLC
Agency Phone: (310) 248-2000
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DGA Quarterly
Jake Kasdan
Jake Kasdan, the director of the New Girl pilot, explains why pilot season is a savage, archaic, and flawed system that brings out the worst in people—but sometimes a director’s best work.
When is a visual effect not a visual effect? The answer is simple: When the audience doesn't notice it.