You simply need to be talented, whacky, idiosyncratic, and be blessed with awesomely talented kids as well.
So, Valerie O'Connor, our resident Limerick editor, got the gig on all counts. And if you need proof that her kids are awesome, then just go straight to this youtube clip, wherein you will see a work of towering genius: a 4 minute movie made by Leon O'Connor, who is all of ten years old, and who is the future of cinema as sure as I am sitting here writing this and telling you that Leon is the future of cinema.
Kids today! How on earth can you keep up with them...