This is probably not exactly what the Tribeca Film Festival intended. But they have just set the bar extremely high for next year’s short-film entrants.
Over the course of four and a half minutes, a delightfully playful Ron Howard shares with visiting director Matthew Akers a few filmmaking secrets, after welcoming Akers and crew to his Millenium Hilton New York hotel room. The “Got milk?” portion is pretty good; but this confession is even better:
“You have to listen to yourself. I have four Ron Howard’s, speaking to me at all times. And I know I have hit upon something good when they’re all in chorus… Harmonics!”