Best Short: Here’s Video Game News
We’re honoured to be nominated for a 2018 Canadian Comedy Award for one of our videos from our 2016 Fringe show, 2UP: Second Player.
Voting for this category is open to the public and we’d be eternally grateful if you would take the time to throw a vote our way. Here’s how:
1. Go to the registration page on the Comedy Awards website: https://www.canadiancomedyawards.org/login.php?action=newacct
2. Fill in your name, email info, etc (you can leave affiliation blank).
3. Click the link in the confirmation email.
4. Once logged in, click vote, select the best short category and select “Here’s Video Game News.”
Voting is open until May 20, 2018. Thanks for your support and we loves ya!
Metro Shorts is a chance for independent short filmmakers based in Edmonton to get their work screened live, adjudicated by professionals, get paid, win prizes, and be forced to make more shorts.
This is your chance to get your film shorts seen, to compete against other local artists, and to one day rule the world.
Upload your 4 minute maximum short to a shared storage site like dropbox. Send a link to your file to firstname.lastname@example.org
Show dates for Season 10:
October 10, 2017
November 21, 2017
February 13, 2018
April 10, 2018
All shows are Tuesday at 7PM at Metro Cinema (Garneau Theatre on 109th)
Submission deadlines for Season 10:
Episode 1: October 4
Episode 2: November 15
Episode 3: February 7
Episode 4: April 4
Couple of things:
-You have to attend the screening in order to get screened. So don’t submit unless you know you can be at the Metro Cinema on screening night.
-Don’t use any copyrighted music or images in your submissions.
-We reserve the right to reject any submission for whatever reason we see fit.
Hosted by Mostly Water Theatre, produced by Metro Cinema, and adjudicated by celebrity judges including Dana Andersen, Davina Stewart, and CBC Radio’s Peter Brown.
Important: All legal rights to your material remain with you.
NO SUBMISSION FEES, because that’s bullshit.
These two skits that premiered in 2UP: Second Player are linked by a legendary arcade game called Polybius that was said to be produced by the CIA for their MKUltra program. The first skit is based in 1984, the second is based in present day.
Here’s the kick-ass intro video that Jay Ludwig created for our fringe show this summer.
Trooper themselves liked this enough to post it on their Facebook page!
An animated parody of the old Nintendo cartoon from the 90s, Captain N: The Game Master. With Mark Meer, Matt Stanton and Trent Wilkie.
From 2UP: Second Player.
We released Part 1 during the run of 2UP: Second Player.
Here are Parts 2 and 3:
Another vid from our fringe show, 2UP: Second Player.