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Comisery Week – Interview with Verton Banks the Lost Love

Comisery Week – Interview with Verton Banks, the Lost Love

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 premieres on September 1st on Quentin's streaming service AsianAmericanMovies.com and Amazon Video.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Comisery" key art, courtesy of Margin Films[/caption]Full[...]

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

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

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 premieres on September 1st on Quentin's streaming service AsianAmericanMovies.com and Amazon Video.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Comisery" key art, courtesy of Margin Films[/caption]Full[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Sheetal Sheth the Pragmatist

Comisery Week: Interview with Sheetal Sheth, the Pragmatist

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 premieres on September 1st on Quentin's streaming service AsianAmericanMovies.com and on Amazon Video.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Comisery" key art, courtesy of Margin[...]

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

Comisery Week: Interview with Amy Hill – The Observer

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 1st on Quentin's streaming service AsianAmericanMovies.com and Amazon Video.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Comisery" key art, courtesy of Margin Films[/caption]Full disclosure: when I'm[...]

Comisery Week – Interview with Jennifer Field the Alien

Comisery Week – Interview with Jennifer Field, the Alien

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 premieres on September 1st on Quentin's streaming service AsianAmericanMovies.com and on Amazon Video.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Comisery" key art, courtesy of Margin[...]

Comisery Week: Interview with Harrison Xu the Time Traveler

Comisery Week: Interview with Harrison Xu, the Time Traveler

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 on September 1st on Quentin's streaming service AsianAmericanMovies.com and on Amazon Video.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Comisery" key art, courtesy of Margin Films[/caption]Full[...]

Comisery Launches – How to Accidentally Make a Movie

Comisery Launches – How to Accidentally Make a Movie

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.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"] "Comisery" key art, courtesy of Margin Films[/caption]Full disclosure: when I'm not working on screenplays and film work, I'm a correspondent for[...]

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

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

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 premieres on September 1st on Quentin's streaming service Asian American Movies and on Amazon Video.[caption id="attachment_1255980" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comisery poster, Margin Films[/caption]Full[...]

Comisery Week – Zoom Filmmaking in the Pandemic

Comisery Week – Zoom Filmmaking in the Pandemic

It stars Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Amy Hill, Jennifer Field, Sheetal Sheth, Nat Ho, Richard Anderson, and Verton R Banks I was the co-creator, screenwriter and co-director with Quentin We made it with literally no budget and released each episode days after we filmed It was just the actors and us in front of our[...]

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

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

The film stars Amy Hill (Magnum PI, 50 First Dates), Bee Vang (Gran Torino), Sheetal Sheth (Hummingbird), Singaporean pop star Nat Ho, Jennifer Field (9-1-1), Harrison Xu (Shameless), Verton R Banks (Dollface) and Richard Anderson Asian dance/rock band The Slants provide the soundtrack for the film Get your first look at Comisery down below.  Comisery Should[...]

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

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

Our last chance to bring Bee Vang, Amy Hill, Harrison Xu, Nat Ho and Sheetal Sheth together Jennifer Field couldn’t make it because she was rehearsing another webseries that day and I had written the script to account for that Her character Camila had to be back for the end, so we would shoot her[...]

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

Comisery Production Diary Week 7: An Interrogation & A Goodbye

Amy Hill, Bee Vang, Harrison Xu, Sheetal Sheth, and Nat Ho are all here for three big scenes that make up the episode.[caption id="attachment_1219454" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comisery poster from Margin Films[/caption] Richard Anderson’s Comisery Exit Week 7 marks Richard Anderson’s last day in the production We were rehearsing and shooting in a single 3-hour block on[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 6: The Beginning of The End

Comisery Production Diary Week 6: The Beginning of The End

We ended up choosing the last take, the jolliest one because that made it the most disturbing. Comisery: When Actors Duel and Dance Next came Harrison Xu’s first scene with Amy Hill Their chat is like a duel, each of them dancing warily around each other with existential unease humming away under their words[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 5: Were In The Deep Now

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

It’s common for actors to be serious or Method, but if you meet any who are good at comedy, do not lose their numbers! Harrison Xu gets funnier with each episode he appears in His character Kel has become the Charlie Brown of the story – everyone keeps dumping on Kel, but everything that happens[...]

Comisery Production Diary Week 4: The Day of The Glitch

Comisery Production Diary Week 4: The Day of The Glitch

Bee Vang is back as Skylar, the character around whom all the craziness revolves, as is Harrison Xu as his friend Kel, the catalyst for kicking off the whole crazy plot of the series Sheetal and Nat’s characters get drawn into it and add another wrinkle to the story Consider it adding more characters to[...]

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

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

Harrison Xu nailed alleged time traveler Kel from day one Amy Hill was effortless as Skylar’s therapist Mary Suzuki Consummate character actor Richard Anderson returns as Dave the racist troll and I also wrote another role for him: Howard Hapman, Camila’s boss.I’d been looking forward to working with Sheetal and Nat[...]

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

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

That we got six actors signing on almost immediately is a sign that Comisery is a worthwhile project.[caption id="attachment_1209437" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comisery Poster Art[/caption] The Rehearsal For the pilot, we introduce the three lead characters, played by Hmong actor and activist Bee Vang, Chinese-American actor Harrison Xu and former Miss Asian-America Jennifer Field[...]

Comisery: How We Put Together Our Sci-Fi Web Series in a Week

Comisery: How We Put Together Our Sci-Fi Web Series in a Week

By Thursday we had our full cast of six actors - Amy Hill, Sheetal Sheth, Bee Vang, Jennifer Field, Harrison Xu, and Nat Ho Their roles would be written especially for them, and these would be unique, very specific, and wacky characters they would be playing All in a week And a week after that, we[...]

Sci-Fi Comedy Web Series Pilot Comisery Heads Your Way Memorial Day

Sci-Fi Comedy Web Series Pilot Comisery Heads Your Way Memorial Day

Did we mention that it's also a much-needed comedy? Because that's what we can expect when Quentin Lee (White Frog, The People I’ve Slept With, Comedy InvAsian) and Adi Tantimedh's ("The Ravi PI" series from Simon & Schuster) pilot for Comisery streams on the Asian American Movies' Facebook page as well as at the pilot's[...]