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Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary

Tribeca TV

World Premiere

USA | 72 MINUTES | English |


Freaks and Geeks: The Documentary revisits the “one-season wonder” from creators Paul Feig and Judd Apatow that launched the careers of many of today’s biggest stars, including Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, James Franco, Martin Starr, and Linda Cardellini. With behind-the scenes tales of the development, casting, and production of this endearing and much loved series, this new documentary treats fans to a nostalgic look back on the beloved cult classic and its lasting influence on TV today.

After the Premiere screening: A conversation with director Brent Hodge and Freaks and Geeks creator Paul Feig.


Directed by Brent Hodge

Brent Hodge is a Canadian documentary filmmaker, best-known for his award-winning documentaries A Brony Tale, I Am Chris Farley, and The Pistol Shrimps. Hodge has also worked with Karlie Kloss, NBC, Time magazine, and more.
Brent Hodge
Aly Kelly, Brent Hodge, Entertainment Weekly for A&E
Joseph Schweers
Austin Andrews, Lewis Bennett
Cayne MacKenzie, Andrew Huculiak, David Menzel
Executive Producer
Matthew Galkin, Brad Abramson, Ian Orefice, Jess Cagle, Henry Goldblatt, JJ Miller, Ethan Goldman
Associate Producer
Josh Huculiak
US Distributor
Sound Recording & Mixing
John Diemer and Farmhouse Creative Labs
Graphics & Animation
Derek Pante
Paul Feig, Judd Apatow, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, Linda Cardellini, Busy Phillips, James Franco, John Francis Daley


Paul Feig

Paul Feig

Paul Feig is a multi-talented filmmaker, writer, producer, and author. His most recent films include Ghostbusters, Bridesmaids, The Heat, and Spy. He also created the critically acclaimed series Other Space and the beloved Freaks and Geeks. Up next, Feig is directing his first thriller A Simple Favor, opening this Fall.

Brent Hodge

Brent Hodge

Brent Hodge is a filmmaker best known for his documentaries A Brony Tale (Netflix), I Am Chris Farley (Spike TV), Pistol Shrimps (NBC) and most recently Freaks and Geeks (A&E). He has been nominated for six Leo Awards for his documentary movies, winning one for A Brony Tale in 2015. He most recently won a Founders Award for Pistol Shrimps at Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival. Hodge has made documentary content with Karlie Kloss, Samsung, NBC, Time Magazine, CBC Music, Disney's Maker Studios, Uber Technologies, and more.


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