Aspiring new media content producers, irreverent auteurs, fans of laughing, and sun-deprived online video junkies (like me!) who need a compelling reason to get out of the apartment and socially interact, this Wednesday’s Channel 101 screening in New York is the event for you.
The monthly, five-minute film festival where the unfunny shows get voted off the island will be screening in front of a live, evocative audience from its fancy pants new digs at the 92YTribeca.
As if the opportunity to meet the creators of some of online video’s most wonderfully obscure programs and watch their wares isn’t reason enough to attend, this screening is extra-super special.
Both the perennial classic The Defenders of Stan and high-octane, shears-toting, law enforcement thrill ride Scissor Cop are scheduled to self-cancel. That means that after a respective 19 months and 6 months atop Channel 101 NY’s Prime Time, both series will air an extra-awesome, extra-long final installment that runs well beyond the five-minute time limit (which is an automatic disqualification).
If you’re in the greater NYC area head to 92YTribeca at 8:30PM Wednesday, February 4 with $5 in hand (or register here) and watch two entertainment greats go out on top like Barry Sanders, except without the contract disputes. Here’s a primer: