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Kimmy Gatewood Filmmaker Netflix

Making a contemporary comedy that’s not just good on paper – Kimmy Gatewood, director

Kimmy Gatewood is a director, writer and actor whose debut narrative feature Good on Paper (2021), starring actor and stand-up comic Iliza Shlesinger, is out on Netflix. This contemporary romantic comedy shines a light on the darker side of dating and is based – at least in part – on Shlesinger’s real-life experiences.

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In this in-depth interview with us, Gatewood explains how important it is to keep going as a filmmaker, her struggles of trying to make it as an actor, and provides advice for aspiring filmmakers. Kimmy’s other credits include GLOW (2017 – 2019), The Baby-Sitters Club (2020 – ) and Atypical (2017).