Ask any successful director for advice on becoming a director and they’ll inevitably┬ásay you need to direct. Making movies begets more movies and, as usual, that belief has once again been proven true. Geoff LaTulippe, best known for his writing Going the Distance as well as being prolific on Twitter, has just signed a deal with Paramount to make his directorial debut. How does a screenwriter with one major credit to his name get a job directing at one of the biggest studios in town? Because he directed a hilarious short film called Yom Kippur at WME starring JB Smoove which got the attention of the studio president.

After the jump, watch the short and read more about LaTulippe’s project. Read More »