Jackie Chan - How to Do Action Comedy

03 December 2014
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Description: Some filmmakers can do action. Others can do comedy. But for 40 years, the master of combining them has been Jackie Chan. Let’s see how he does it. (Note: to see the names of the films, press the CC button!) For educational purposes only. You can donate to support the channel at Patreon: http://www.patreon.com/everyframeapainting And follow me here: Twitter: https://twitter.com/tonyszhou Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/everyframeapainting The 9 Principles of Action Comedy 1. Start with a DISADVANTAGE 2. Use the ENVIRONMENT 3. Be CLEAR in your shots 4. Action & Reaction in the SAME frame 5. Do as many TAKES as necessary 6. Let the audience feel the RHYTHM 7. In editing, TWO good hits = ONE great hit 8. PAIN is humanizing 9. Earn your FINISH Five Jackie Chan Fights (An Introduction) Wheels on Meals - Benny vs Jackie (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eI2dzMEzX2w) Police Story - Mall Finale (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xk4dUq4zE_o) Police Story 2 - The Playground (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BTvRS9Khd5w) Miracles - The Rope Factory (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bn1n5dI1uB4) Drunken Master 2 - Finale (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WEt4B1poOfM) Music: Jackie Chan - Police Story Theme Ash - Kung Fu Chow Fu-liang - 8 Drunken Gods (Main Theme) Jackie Chan - Who Am I? Theme David Tao - Fantasy Mission Force Interview Clips: Jackie Chan interview on filmmaking: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ft43yyuuoYk Bey Logan talks about Project A: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TT_0Q6GNgWk An Evening with Jackie Chan: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ikrj5HwCzw Jackie Chan - My Stunts: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYpwwYojns0 Help us caption & translate this video! http://amara.org/v/FjAn/