2.17.2007

Schrödinger's Bedroom

Calling all AI fans! Even if you're not a regular American Idol watcher, though, keep reading--I've still got something for you.

FOX Network welcomes its new show, On the Lot, in the spring. Formatted just like American Idol--I wonder, by-the-bye, who they'll get to make offbeat analogies and harsh "realistic" comments, since presumably Simon Cowell won't be one of the judges--this talent competition will be for movie directors.

Which brings me to my friend Chris Knight, whose movie-making credentials include a hilarious 50-minute Star Wars fan film called "Forcery" and several school-board campaign commercials, one of which included a scene of a Death Star blowing up a schoolhouse and which got him in the New York Times for creativity.

Chris is auditioning with a five-minute short by the title of "Schrödinger's Bedroom" --a piece which he wrote, casted, shot, edited, and submitted in only a month. If you want a laugh, go over and check it out. If you're an AI fan (or movie fan, for that matter) and you think On the Lot might be interesting too--since I don't mind shamelessly plugging for friends with talent, I'll suggest you watch for Chris there, too :-)

And just in case you don't feel I've given you enough reasons to see this little movie yet: for those of you who tell me you read this blog, at least, I can guarantee that someone you know made a cameo appearance :-D



5 comments:

  1. So how are you connected to Chris?

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  2. "So how are you connected to Chris?"

    Jenna helped me escape from a cruel life in a circus sideshow many years ago.

    Someday she and I will go back and liberate Mr. Binky also.

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  3. ROTFL

    Poor Mr. Binky! We need to plan his rescue right away. Maybe the lion tamer would help us...

    Tina, Chris is my 'blog buddy'; we met in the blogosphere by introduction of a friend, and through a long series of blog-comments and emails and phone calls, Chris and his lovely wife Lisa have proven themselves kindred spirits and friends.

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  4. And Lord willing, Lisa and I will be flying out to Washington state sometime this summer so we can all finally meet :-) In the meantime, I'm making a movie star out of Jenna!

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