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What the Funny (2008)

Not Rated | | Comedy | Video 1 January 2008
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A mockumentary between 'Waiting for Guffman' and 'The Office', 'What the Funny' is the story of 'Max', long-suffering owner of a struggling comedy-theatre in Seattle. The theatre company ... See full summary »

Director:

Lynn Shelton

Writers:

Wayne Rawley (creator), Wayne Rawley (story) | 8 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Erica Atnip Erica Atnip ... Stand Up Comedian #1
Annette Auger Annette Auger ... Randy
Maggie Brothers Maggie Brothers ... Stand Up Comedian #3
Gavin Cummins ... Patrick
Alycia Delmore ... Sarah
Angela DiMarco ... Nicole
David S. Hogan ... Bennekin
Tracy Hyland Tracy Hyland ... Stand Up Comedian #5 (as Tracy Repep)
Megan Kegal Megan Kegal ... Stand Up Comedian #2
Darragh Kennan ... Max
Shannon Kipp ... Beverlia
Samantha Klapp Samantha Klapp ... Stand Up Comedian #6
Charlie Lachow Charlie Lachow ... Little Olivier
Richard Lefebvre Richard Lefebvre ... Bisbee
Jennifer Maas Jennifer Maas ... Assistant Detective
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A mockumentary between 'Waiting for Guffman' and 'The Office', 'What the Funny' is the story of 'Max', long-suffering owner of a struggling comedy-theatre in Seattle. The theatre company struggles through the final weeks of preparation for their next show, and the only thing standing in their way is money, talent, ego, and the occasional murder. This collaboration of some of the best of Seattle's Independent Film, Fringe Theatre and music scenes is part of a new wave of independent film. Designed to take advantage of Internet distribution and the growing influence of social networks, it was made as a series of ten-minute episodes. Each is a complete story in itself; each contributes to the eleven-episode narrative arc. It is a tightly woven story that shifts fluidly amongst an ensemble of the attention-starved, needy, neurotic characters that live to make strangers laugh. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

Not Rated
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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 January 2008 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Seattle, Washington, USA

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Budget:

$85,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Caution Zero Network See more »
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Technical Specs

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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