The film I helped make, Unlovable, garnered some fantastic reviews at its SXSW premiere including Special Jury Recognition! Read the full features below, including a spotlight on director, Suzi Yoonessi, who also directed the Olive and Mocha series.
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It’s an honor to be recognized by my union! Thanks, WGA for the shout out on a project I’m very proud of. You can read WGA’s full feature on us here. And you can see all 4 episodes on FunnyorDie at this link. THE HOTSPOT Olive and Mocha Olive and Mocha is a Kickstarter-funded Web series produced and directed by Suzi Yoonessi and written by Molly Hale. The main characters, Olive and Mocha, are early teens effectively portrayed by young actors April Marshall-Miller and Sophia Laurelin. The series started as a TV development project for NBC. When the rights of ownership came back to the creators, four episodes were shot and then launched on YouTube. It currently can be seen on Funny or Die.
Thank you to Funny or Die for hosting the fourth episode in our series, Olive and Mocha entitled “Rock ‘N Roll” on their homepage! Check it out, give us a ‘funny’ vote and share with a friend! You can read all about the project Olive and Mocha here at our webpage. Olive and Mocha: Rock n' Roll – watch more funny videos
The first of three new Olive and Mocha shorts is up on the Olive and Mocha Youtube channel. You can see it after the jump. Be cool and give us a like. Be awesome and subscribe! To find out more about Olive and Mocha, visit our website www.oliveandmocha.com
‘Olive and Mocha: Fast Times at Sugar High’ won the very first Funny or Die, Make ‘Em Laff film festival in conjunction with the LA Film Festival. As a reward Suzi Yoonessi and I were given the opportunity to produce an original short with them. The result of this partnership stars Chris Kattan and Tasha Scott (from the original Troop Beverly Hills) and can be seen after the jump.
My short film “Olive and Mocha” won the first ever FunnyorDie comedy competition through the LA Film Festival, Make ’em Laff. Suzi Yoonessi and I are very excited for the opportunity to produce a second short with FunnyorDie as prize for winning. KPCC interviewed Suzi for “Take Two” wherein she speaks about winning, breaking into the comedy world and not having kids. You can see the full article and listen to her interview after the jump.
I’m pleased as punch to say that my short “Olive and Mocha: Fast Times At Sugar High” made it into the top 5 in FunnyorDie’s Make ‘Em Laugh film competition. They’ll be showing my short at the Grammy Museum on Saturday, June 14 @ 8:00pm. You can purchase tickets after the jump. So, that’s awesome.