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Bo Burnham            

Filmmaker, Comedian & YouTuber

Bo Burnham is a wunderkind writer, director, comedian, singer-songwriter, poet, and actor. His most recent Netflix comedy special, "Inside" was released in 2021 to critical acclaim and online attention. He had released 4 other comedy specials; "Make Happy," (2016) "What.," (2013) "Words, Words, Words," (2010), and "Comedy Central Presents: Bo Burnham."

Bo’s directorial debut film, Eighth Grade, premiered at Sundance this January to critical acclaim including the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – First-Time Feature Film. He wrote and directed the film for A24; Scott Rudin produced. He also recently directed Chris Rock’s special, Tamborine, for Netflix, and Jerrod Carmichael’s special, 8, for HBO. Bo’s Black List script, Gay Kid and Fat Chick is set up at Paramount. As a writer and performer, Bo co-created and starred in the MTV television series Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous. He began his career on YouTube in 2006 when he was just sixteen. So far, his videos have been viewed over 214 million times.

Burnham has already started compiling film credits with roles in Apatow's "Funny People," Rob Schneider's "Virgin on Bourbon Street," and most recently Federighi's coming-of-age comedy "Sin Bin." Burnham created and starred in a show for MTV, "Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous." This single-camera comedy co-written by Bo with Dan Lagana was about a kid fresh out of high school who hires a camera crew to film him because he wants to be famous. In August 2010, Burnham was nominated for "Best Comedy Show" at the 2010 Edinburgh Comedy Awards.

Burnham released a book of poetry in 2013 called "Egghead: Or, You Can't Survive On Ideas Alone."


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