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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Films Po Mo Knock Knock

“Po Mo Knock Knock” now online!

A short film written by David Ball and directed by Greg Pak
1998, 3 minutes, B&W. A pair of tortured artistes confront the impossibility of communication by telling post-modern knock-knock jokes.
The film was produced by the Pollyannas, a New York based improvisational comedy group, and completed with a grant from the Experimental Television Center, Ltd.
Knock Knock: David Ball
Who’s There: Bill Stiles
Vin Knight: Vin Knight
French Voice: Frances Barney
Director, Producer, D.P., Editor: Greg Pak
Screenplay: David Ball
Music: Rick Knutsen
Assistant Director: Jennifer Whitfield
Assistant Camera: Trip Kirkpatrick
Gaffer: Lukas Ettlin
Grip: Vlasi Parlapanides
Sound Mixer: Tosh Yamaguchi
Boom: Caroline Cucchiara
Art Direction: Trip Kirkpatrick & Jennifer Whitfield
P.A.: Pam Goldman

Everybody's Supersonic Films

“Everybody’s Supersonic” now viewable online!

By Greg Pak
In 2004, I directed a two minute short film as part of Nike’s “You’re Faster Than You Think” campaign in which a planet-surfing alien (Ed Lin) teaches a runner (Joe LaRue) the true meaning of speed. Check it out!
Written and Directed by Greg Pak
Produced by Karin Chien
Cinematography by Toshiro Yamaguchi
Music by Joe Pleiman
Visual Special Effects by Robert Morris
Special Effects Makeup by Anthony Pepe
Costumes by Bernadette Jurkowski

Films Happy Hamptons Holiday Camp

“Happy Hamptons Holiday Camp for Troubled Couples” now viewable online

“Happy Hamptons Holiday Camp for Troubled Couples” was written, shot, and edited in two days as part of the Panasonic 48 Hour Film Challenge at the 2005 Hamptons International Film Festival. As part of the challenge, the films were asked to include the following:
• The theme of “A Good Idea”
• A conflict resolved through dance
• An upside down moment
• The phrase “night sharks”
• A local or festival celebrity
• Something hidden in a book
• A moral lesson
• And a bag of apples
Check it out and see how we did!
A short film directed by Greg Pak, produced by Kim Ima, and written by Greg Pak, Kim Ima, and Vin Knight
2005, 6 1/2 minutes, color. A man gets the hiccups at a holiday camp for troubled couples. But what secret is he really hiding?
Starring Vin Knight and Kim Ima, with Peter Donato, Tanya Tavereau, and the voice of Anthony Marchegiano
Shot and Cut by Greg Pak,
Boom, Graphics, Production Assistance: Anthony Marchegiano
Original song, “Wherever It Might Lead,” by Nancy Atlas,
Porn and Camp music by David Libby,

Alpha Flight Calendar Comics Written by Greg Pak

2012.06.20 – “Alpha Flight” complete series TPB

The complete collected trade paperback of the Alpha Flight series written by Greg Pak and Fred Van Lente hits comic book stores on June 20. (Please note that this collects issues 1-8 — the “1-4” in the text below is a typo.)

Films Penny Marshall Project

The Penny Marshall Project – now on Youtube!

By Greg Pak
Approximately one million years ago, I directed a short film based on a brilliant idea by the brilliant Lisa Jolley. It’s a Blair Witch spoof called “The Penny Marshall Project,” and it stars Lisa, Todd Stashwick, and Bobby Nakanishi as three filmmaking titans who get lost in the woods while searching for their independent spirit. Todd reminded me about the film today on the Twitter and suggested I put it online, and that sounded like a great idea. So enjoy!

Comics Written by Greg Pak Pakcast

Greg Pak’s Pakcast 005 – Orbital, Doctor Strange, and Some Like It Hot

Find out what the making of “Some Like It Hot” and Greg Pak’s new “Doctor Strange Season One” graphic novel have in common in the latest Pakcast.

Calendar Comics Written by Greg Pak

2012.06.16 – Greg Pak signs at Orbital Comics in London!

“Planet Hulk,” “Magneto Testament,” and “Vision Machine” writer Greg Pak will attend his first UK signing at Orbital Comics in London on Saturday, June 16, at 4 pm.
He will very probably have some free copies of his “Vision Machine” graphic novel.
Orbital Comics is located at 8 Great Newport Street, London WC2H 7JA. See you there!

Comics Written by Greg Pak Pakcast

Greg Pak’s Pakcast 003: Kelly Sue DeConnick and Greg Pak talk “Captain Marvel” and “X-Treme X-Men”

This July, Marvel Comics will launch two new series featuring amazing female leads. Today, “Captain Marvel” writer Kelly Sue DeConnick and “X-Treme X-Men” writer Greg Pak interview each other about their books and their leading ladies — Carol Danvers and DAZZLER, baby!
EXTRA BONUS: Download the full 40 minute conversation in podcast form RIGHT HERE!

Comics Written by Greg Pak Pakcast Vision Machine

Greg Pak’s Pakcast 002: The Making of the “Vision Machine” iPad app – with Phil LaMarr!

Greg Pak reveals behind-the-scenes footage of the voice recording for the iPad app version of his graphic novel “Vision Machine.” With Phil LaMarr, Cindy Cheung, Angel Desai, Johnny Pruitt, and Nick Fondulis.

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