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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

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 and living under lockdown.[caption id="attachment_1260145" align="aligncenter" width="600"][...]

Comisery Week – Interview with Bee Vang

Comisery Week – Interview with Bee Vang

It's a new form of narrative filmmaking that the industry is still coming to terms with.[caption id="attachment_1255980" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Comisery poster, Margin Films[/caption]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[...]

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

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 stars Amy Hill (Magnum PI, 50 First Dates), Bee Vang (Gran Torino), Sheetal Sheth (Hummingbird),[...]

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

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 dime to put in something new each week to reflect something that was happening in real-life during the Lockdown Quentin is also producer and editor, not to mention every other crew member –[...]

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 One Takes Us from Rehearsal to Pilot

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

Yet here we are, my friend Quentin Lee and I, jumping in the deep end We have no idea how this would work out – actually, no, we both have a sneaking idea that it would come out just fine We never thought we would fail After all, we’re all professionals, as are the actors[...]

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

It had been a while since I spoke to my friend Quentin Lee, a producer and filmmaker with a young son out in Los Angeles Quentin and I had been friends since we met at the Vancouver Film Festival more than 20 years ago God, we were so young, then We were premiering our thesis[...]