Newswire: Comedy film school named for Harold Ramis to open in Chicago this fall

Have you always wanted to take a class at Chicago’s Second City, but don’t think you could handle the obnoxious improv kids? Their new film school may be a perfect fit for you. This fall, the comedy institution will open the world’s first film school “dedicated to comedy.” The Harold Ramis Film School, named for the late Second City alum behind Caddyshack, Ghostbusters, and Groundhog Day, will begin enrolling students this September.

“We want a place where you can learn your craft,” Second City co-owner Andrew Alexander says. Hollywood producer—and longtime Ramis collaborator—Trevor Albert will be running the school, while funny guys Steve Carell, Eugene Levy, and Keegan-Michael Key will sit on the advisory board. The school will not be offering a degree, but a certificate, and graduates will be exiting the program with a “portfolio of screenplays, short films, comedy pilots, web series, and …

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