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Bickford Shmeckler's Cool Ideas ()


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When his journal of bright ideas is stolen, college freshman Bickford Schmeckler (Fugit) has to blanket the campus in order to locate it.

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Bickford Shmeckler
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Sarah Witt
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Red
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PJ
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Partier who wants to dance
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Sheldon Schmeckler (voice)
Allison Weintraub ...
Party Girl
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Ralph
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Fred
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Mellow Guy
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Trent
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Toga Hussy (as Jennifer Cortese)
Danny Kanamori ...
Drunk Jock
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Campus Cop
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Campus Cop
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Spaceman
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Rob the make-out guy
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The Reality Isn't Club - Bob
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The Reality Isn't Club - Doug the Dungeon Master
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The Reality Isn't Club - Al
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The Reality Isn't Club - Sam
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The Reality Isn't Club - Bill
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Professor Adams
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Alpha Zeta Sister
Nicole Garza ...
Alpha Zeta Sister
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Alpha Zeta Sister
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Alpha Zeta Sister
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Alpha Zeta Sister
Amy Kowallis ...
Administrative Secretary
Daniel Lew ...
Ice Cream Seller
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Publisher
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Confused Student
Julie Welch ...
Bic's mother
Susan Paley ...
Invisible Kook
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Asher Glynn ...
Kissing Couple #1 (uncredited)
Tony Klein ...
Teenager Eating Popsicle (uncredited)
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Kissing Couple #1 (toga party) (uncredited)

Directed by

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Scott Lew

Written by

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Scott Lew ... (written by)

Produced by

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Jody Allen ... executive producer (as Jody Patton)
Paul G. Allen ... executive producer
Michael Caldwell ... producer
Michael C. Cuddy ... associate producer
Adam Fratto ... associate producer
Richard Hutton ... producer
Rosanne Korenberg ... executive producer
Andrew Miano ... producer
Michelle Morris ... associate producer (as Michelle Gertz)
Nellie Nugiel ... co-producer
Peter Principato ... executive producer
Jeremiah Samuels ... producer
Lloyd Segan ... producer
Jon Shestack ... executive producer (as Jonathan Shestack)
Chris Weitz ... producer
Paul Weitz ... producer
Paul Wilson-Young ... executive producer (as Paul Young)

Music by

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John Swihart

Cinematography by

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Lowell Peterson

Film Editing by

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Jon Corn

Editorial Department

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Barry Cohen ... on-line editor
Joe Fineman ... post-production consultant
Ian Kezsbom ... first assistant editor
Michael D. Most ... colorist (as Mike Most)
Michael Toji ... post production supervisor

Casting By

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Michelle Morris ... (as Michelle Gertz)

Production Design by

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Jane Ann Stewart

Art Direction by

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Patricio M. Farrell

Set Decoration by

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Matt Callahan

Costume Design by

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Karen Mann

Makeup Department

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Lisa M. Cubero ... department head hair (as Lisa Cubero)
Rocky Faulkner ... key makeup artist
Jonelle Freed ... hair assistant
Fleur Morell ... makeup assistant
Francie Paull ... makeup assistant
Eleanor Sabaduquia ... makeup department head

Production Management

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Shane Jatho ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Brendan Garst ... second assistant director
Joe McDougall ... first assistant director
Davis Priestley ... additional second second assistant director
Colleen Wassel ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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Lori Agostino ... assistant art director
Glen Anastasiou ... swing
Giovanni Aurilia ... lead man
Treven Bedwell ... property master (as Morgan Treven Bedwell)
Vicky Couturier ... set dresser
Erik Davidson ... lead graphic designer
Jess Johnson ... construction coordinator
Heidi MaryElse Lynne ... on-set dresser
Beth Powder ... production assistant
Charles Schneider ... painter
Daniel Sterling ... graphic designer

Sound Department

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David Chornow ... sound mixer
Scott Edelson ... utility sound
Patrick Giraudi ... re-recording mixer
Cameron Hamza ... sound mixer
P.K. Hooker ... sound effects editor
Mark McBryde ... adr mixer / foley mixer
Randy McDonald ... boom operator
Kevin Newson ... foley recordist
Jerry Ross ... sound effects supervisor
Alexander Schwartz ... foley artist
Richard Taylor ... supervising sound editor
Steve Walter ... foley recordist
Jordan Wilby ... sound effects editor

Visual Effects by

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Andrew Peers ... visual effects
Jason Weichelt ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Chuck Borden ... stunt coordinator (as Charles R. Borden)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Anson Beck ... electrician
Nathan Beck ... electrician
Devon Cambell ... electrician (as Devin Cambell)
Jason Campbell ... best boy electric
Shawn Carberry ... grip
Jad Carmona ... second assistant camera
Joe Chess ... camera operator: "a" camera/Steadicam
Nicole Danyluck Thompson ... assistant camera
Kathleen Farry ... camera operator: "b" camera / second assistant camera
Joe Gallo ... camera operator
Jason Garcia ... additional first assistant camera
Frank Gardner ... grip
Michael Jin ... grip
John T. Martin ... key grip
Johnathon R. Martin ... grip
Mike McEveety ... assistant camera
Rob Morey ... camera operator
Edward Nielsen III ... assistant camera
Maricella Ramirez ... first assistant camera: "a" camera, steadicam
Joseph D. Urbanczyk ... additional camera operator
Jolanda R. Wipfli ... second assistant camera (as Jolanda Wipfli)

Casting Department

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Jennifer Cram ... casting assistant
Gil Espinoza ... extras casting

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Valerie Rego ... set costumer
Kristen Saints ... wardrobe supervisor

Location Management

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Terry Wong ... location scout

Music Department

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Felix Bird ... assistant to composer
Michael Brake ... music editor
Jason Eldredge ... music coordinator
Thomas Golubic ... music supervisor

Transportation Department

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TJ Jackson ... transportation (as Tim Jackson)

Other crew

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Adam Bardach ... documentary filmmaker
Damian Baxter ... office production assistant
Ingrid K. Behrens ... assistant to producer
Steve Berman ... completion guarantor: Film Finances
Greg Bernstein ... legal services
Pilar Binyon ... production coordinator: Vulcan Productions
Shea E. Butler ... script supervisor
Marjorie Chodorov ... production accountant
Matthew Greene ... software director
Michael Heintzelman ... intern production assistant
Marc Hofstatter ... assistant: Chris Weitz
Joshua Jashinski ... assistant to director
Ashley Kravitz ... clearances
John Martin ... production assistant
Andrea McDowell ... production coordinator
B.J. Miller ... business affairs consultant
Geof Miller ... development consultant
Jeremy Pangilinan ... assistant to producer
Davis Priestley ... key set production assistant
Steve Reese ... production assistant
John Klymshyn ... production assistant (uncredited)

Thanks

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Andrew Beutmueller ... special thanks

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Storyline

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Taglines First she stole his theories. Then his heart. See more »
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Also Known As
  • Superfrikis (Spain)
  • Гениальные идеи (Russia)
  • O Livro das Ideias (Portugal)
  • Cool Ideas (Finland)
  • Quel Genio di Bickford (Italy)
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Runtime
  • 79 min
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Budget $1,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia (Director Cameo) Scott Lew: the guy in the automated wheelchair that beeps at Bickford as he is standing outside the College Services building. See more »
Goofs As the camera pans along Trent's car as he reads The Book, a man with glasses appears in the reflection of the car. See more »
Movie Connections Referenced in Living with Lew (2007). See more »
Soundtracks Posed to Death See more »
Quotes [first lines]
Title Card: Nothing can ever be truly, fully understood. Not even the simplest thing. Not even this. - Bicford Shmeckler
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