Video Licks: And The Award Goes To The “Seat Fillers” MasterClass at Funny Or Die
I’ve never had the privilege of being an award show seat filler, but I’ve know my fair share of participants. What appears to be a simple task to an outsider, actually takes great skill and hard work. In this MasterClass you will learn just what it takes to be the ultimate Seat Filler. Isabelle, Ruth, Natalie, Emma, Meryl, Casey, Andrew, Ryan, Viggo and Denzel, you can all rest easy with these pros at the ready come Oscar time. Enjoy MasterClass: Seat Fillers at Funny Or Die!
This parody was written by Michael Cotter (Inherent Vice, Baby Daddy) and Jeff Witzke (HBO’s All The Way, Up In The Air), who star and produce alongside Tammy Dahlstrom (Silicon Valley, Togetherness) and Laura Niemi (This Is Us, Veep) under the ShowFriends banner. The project was directed by Patrick Cavanaugh (Mad Men). The video guest stars recent People’s Choice Award winners Jean-Luc Bilodeau and Derek Theler of Freeform’s hit-sitcom Baby Daddy.