As I recall he was pretty bad off and got much better over time although some people if they're sedentary they can do a lot. I can do quite a bit if I don't too much "exercise" and pace myself. Other people just get completely whacked by mental exertion.
Jenn Brea has said it's wild how many other things you have to learn to get the film done and outI publicly asked questions about the prospect of receiving government grants to prop up our organization and we were bombarded with criticism. A few said it was like I was selling my soul to the devil.
Ryan is definitely a good writer. I look forward to seeing the film someday.At each stage, the learning curve is still just as steep. And the trauma and workload is always threatening to overtake me.