PICTURE THIS! IS MAKING IT’S SF SKETCHFEST COMEDY FESTIVAL DEBUT:
COMEDY BY: Jake Fogelnest (Fogelnest Files, Squirt TV) Mike Lawrence (Conan, NY Stand Up Show, WTF with Marc Maron) Caitlin Gill(Bridgetown Comedy Festival, Shitty Kisses Comedy Tour) Sean Keane(The Business, Savage Henry Independent Times Fest) Clare OKane (Edinburgh Fringe Festival) George Chen (Cynic Cave)
ANIMATION BY: Sam Varela (WTF with Marc Maron) & a few lucky SF contest winner! (see below for details)
Hosted by co-creator: Brandie Posey (MaxFun, Lady to Lady)
Saturday February 8th, 1pm. The Dark Room Theatre 2263 Mission St. San Francisco, CA 94110 http://darkroomsf.com/
ARE YOU A SAN FRANCISCO/BAY AREA ANIMATOR/CARTOONIST/ARTIST AND WANT TO DRAW FOR PICTURE THIS! AT SKETCHFEST???
As part of our goal to get as much of the San Francisco community involved in the debut of Picture This! we are holding a contest to find a few animators for our show at Sketchfest! Here are the only requirements:
- Artist must be comfortable using a Wacom/Cintique/or other digital drawing tablet and Photoshop - Artist must be available Saturday 2/8/14 for a morning rehearsal TBA and for the show 12:30pm-3pm
Here is a clip of comedian Jen Kirkman (Chelsea Lately) at Picture This! in Los Angeles so contestants can see what is expected of them:http://tinyurl.com/JenKPT
Contestants can send their reel/example of their work/etc to email@example.com by THURSDAY 2/6/14. The winner will be chosen & alerted by Friday 2/7/14 and announced at the show on Saturday 2/8/14.
"What is Picture This!?"
PICTURE THIS! is a new show from Sam Varela, Brandie Posey & Grif Kimmins: two girls & an animator who want to push the boundaries of what a comedy show can be. Picture This! is a live comedy show with stand-ups performing while they are drawn live by some of the best animators, cartoonists, and other artists in Hollywood, CA NYC and Portland. With the recent addition of our international producer, Alex Rock, Picture This! has also debuted in Toronto, New Zealand and Australia! The comedians don’t know what the animators are drawing and the animators don’t know how the comedians will react. It may be weird. It may different. But it will be a unique comedy experience every time!
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