|The American Cinematheque Blows Up the
Internet: Webisodes on the Big Screen
is an Egyptian Theatre Exclusive!
From viral amateurs to star-packed shorts, the American
Cinematheque launches an ongoing series offering the rare opportunity to see some of your
favorite Internet sensations projected onto the glorious big screen of the Egyptian
Theater. This month features Felicia Day and her multiplatform mega-hit Web series The
Guild and Joss Whedons Emmy winner Dr. Horribles Sing-Along Blog. Celebrate
Oktober Fest before or after tonight's with beer and German food at the Pig 'n Whistle
(next door to the Egyptian Theatre. 5PM - 2 AM.
A limited number of tickets will be sold at the door, first come,
first served for those waiting in line.
Friday, October 16 8:00 PM WEBISODES
"The Guild," Season 2, 2009, 40 min. Felicia
Day has become an innovator in the world of Web-based production by writing, directing,
producing and starring in this hilarious multiplatform online series, which pokes fun at
the culture that surrounds massively multiplayer online games such as World of Warcraft. Official Website
Sing-Along Blog," 2008, 43 min. During the Writers Guild of America strike in
2007, film and television creator Joss Whedon decided to write something specifically for
the Internet. The result was this three-part Emmy-winning Web musical starring Neil
Patrick Harris, Nathan Fillion and Felicia Day. Its the story of a "low-rent
super-villain, the hero who keeps beating him up, and the cute girl from the laundromat
hes too shy to talk to," says Whedon. Discussion in
between with Felicia Day and Joss Whedon (schedule permitting). Trailer
Friday, December 11 - 7:30 PM
The American Cinematheque Blows Up the Internet: Funny or Die presents The Internet 3.0
Since its launch in 2007 with the now-classic video THE LANDLORD, Funnyordie.com has
become the Internet's premier place for comedy. Combining shorts by noted Hollywood
celebrities and filmmakers with user-generated submissions, Funnyordie is both a forum for
established comic geniuses and a launching pad for up-and-coming talent. Join us at the Cinematheque for a special live program that brings
together Funny or Die favorites, premiere videos, celebrity guests and surprise hosts.
This is a Funny night you do not want to miss. Official Website