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Comisery Week – Interview with Verton Banks the Lost Love

Comisery Week – Interview with Verton Banks, the Lost Love

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week – Interview with Nat Ho the Assassin-in-Training

Comisery Week – Interview with Nat Ho, the Assassin-in-Training

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Sheetal Sheth the Pragmatist

Comisery Week: Interview with Sheetal Sheth, the Pragmatist

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Richard Anderson the Man with Two Roles

Comisery Week: Interview with Richard Anderson, the Man with Two Roles

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Amy Hill &#8211 The Observer

Comisery Week: Interview with Amy Hill – The Observer

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It's a response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It premieres on September[...]

Comisery Week – Interview with Jennifer Field the Alien

Comisery Week – Interview with Jennifer Field, the Alien

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Harrison Xu the Time Traveler

Comisery Week: Interview with Harrison Xu, the Time Traveler

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It's a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It premieres[...]

Comisery Launches – How to Accidentally Make a Movie

Comisery Launches – How to Accidentally Make a Movie

Comisery officially premieres today as a movie It's an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It's a screwball comedy response to the pandemic[...]

Comisery Week – Interview with Bee Vang

Comisery Week – Interview with Bee Vang

In the week leading up to the premiere, the editors of Bleeding Cool have let me run a series of interviews with the cast and crew to talk about what it was like to make a movie during the lockdown, Comisery, shot on zoom, without leaving home It's a new form of narrative filmmaking that[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Producer and Co-Director Quentin Lee

Comisery Week: Interview with Producer and Co-Director Quentin Lee

Comisery is an Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy that Quentin Lee and I created and made over eight weeks during the lockdown It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Nat Ho, Sheetal Sheth, Richard Anderson, and Verton Banks It was a screwball comedy response to the pandemic and living under lockdown It[...]

Comisery Week – Zoom Filmmaking in the Pandemic

Comisery Week – Zoom Filmmaking in the Pandemic

The editors of Bleeding Cool have kindly let me post a series of articles and interviews this week to promote the September 1st release of my movie Comisery on asianamericanmovies.com and Amazon Video VOD.[caption id="attachment_1255980" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comisery poster, Margin Films[/caption]When New York and California were in full Lockdown, my friend Quentin Lee and I[...]

EXCLUSIVE: Trailer For Asian-American Sci-Fi Comedy Comisery Is Here

EXCLUSIVE: Trailer For Asian-American Sci-Fi Comedy Comisery Is Here

Bleeding Cool is proud to present the trailer for the first Asian-American Sci-Fi comedy Comisery The film is from filmmaker Quentin Lee (White Frog, The People I've Slept With, Comedy InvAsian) and author Adi Tantimedh (The Ravi PI series from Simon & Schuster), and was shot during the pandemic lockdown entirely on Zoom The film[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 8: The End… Or Is It

Comisery Production Diary Week 8: The End… Or Is It?

And so, Quentin Lee and I reached the end of production on all 8 episodes of Comisery, our Science Fiction Comedy webseries about a group of Asian-American friends on webchat living through an alien virus invasion I still haven’t come down from it There’s a feeling of withdrawal whenever production ends You’ve been at it[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 7: An Interrogation &#038 A Goodbye

Comisery Production Diary Week 7: An Interrogation & A Goodbye

We head into the penultimate episode of Comisery, the Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy webseries that Quentin Lee and I concocted We created it as a fantasy about a group of Asian-Americans living through the Pandemic and Lockdown with a Science Fiction veneer The next-to-last episode Almost done. Jennifer's Japanese Horror Shot Jennifer Field, who plays Camila,[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 6: The Beginning of The End

Comisery Production Diary Week 6: The Beginning of The End

Comisery, the Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy webseries that my friend Quentin Lee and I are making is down to its last three segments, last three weeks Week 6 marks the beginning of the end Scheduling also got a bit more complicated as some of our actors are now busy Jennifer Field, who plays Camila,[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 5: Were In The Deep Now

Comisery Production Diary Week 5: We're In The Deep Now

Comisery, the Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy webseries that Quentin Lee and I are making went past the midway point last week We’re now on the 5th episode with 3 left to go The past weeks have gone by so quickly that it’s all becoming a bit of a blur, which is probably why I[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 4: The Day of The Glitch

Comisery Production Diary Week 4: The Day of The Glitch

Welcome to the production diary for Episode 4 of Comisery, our modest little Asian-American apocalyptic Science Fiction screwball comedy Everyone is at home in front of their computers because we’re still in lockdown My partner-in-crime Quentin Lee and I are literally a writer’s room of two as we concoct the story, often turning on a[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 3: Hail Hail The Gangs All Here

Comisery Production Diary Week 3: Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here!

Comisery Episode 3 (“Party Party Party”) might be my favourite episode to date It’s the one where the series finally comes together, and its narrative direction comes into focus It’s the first time the entire cast is in a single episode – all six actors It also introduces Sheetal Sheth as Anika and Nat Ho[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week Two: All Hail Amy Hill

Comisery Production Diary Week Two: All Hail, Amy Hill!

Into the second week, the second episode of Comisery, our Asian-American Science Fiction Screwball Comedy set during an apocalypse where everyone has to stay home while an alien virus invades and infects humanity It’s one thing to shoot the first episode of a web show on Zoom with some actors It could always be a[...]

Comisery Production Diary: Week One Takes Us from Rehearsal to Pilot

Comisery Production Diary: Week One Takes Us from Rehearsal to Pilot

And so, we go right into shooting the pilot of our web series Comisery This is crazy, setting up and filming in less than two weeks after the initial pitch Yet here we are, my friend Quentin Lee and I, jumping in the deep end We have no idea how this would work out –[...]