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Po Mo Knock Knock

2013.08.14 – “Po Mo Knock Knock” at the Austin Film Festival “Made in Texas” series

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Pretty excited about this. My 1998 short film “Po Mo Knock Knock,” written by David Ball, directed by yours truly, and starring Bill Stiles, David Ball, and Vin Knight, is playing at 7 pm on August 14 at the Austin Film Festival’s Made in Texas short film screening!

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“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

Greg Pak launches Youtube channel to show his short films

Filmmaker and comic book writer Greg Pak has launched a Youtube channel to showcase a number of his acclaimed short films. Currently the channel features Pak’s latest short film “Mister Green” as well as the award-winning experimental comedy “Po Mo Knock Knock” and its mockmentary followup “Po Mo Love Doc.” Other films will come soon, including “Mouse.”
Click here to view the Greg Pak Youtube channel.

Film Threat on “Po Mo Knock Knock”

“Po Mo Knock Knock” awards & nominations

Awards & Nominations
1999 First Place Experimental Film
Rhode Island International Film Festival
 
1999 Best Experimental Film
Marin County National Festival of Short Films
 
1999 Experimental Film Award
Athens International Film Festival, Athens, OH
 
1999 Certificate of Merit
San Francisco International Film Festival
 
1998 Finishing Funds Award
Experimental Television Center
 
1998 Jury Award Winner
New York Expo
 
1998 Finalist
Austin Heart of Film Festival

“Po Mo Knock Knock” television screenings

Television Screenings
1999 “video i” shorts anthology program, KTEH San Jose public television

“Po Mo Knock Knock” festivals and screenings

Festivals and Screenings
    
2001 San Francisco Int’l Asian American Film Festival
2001 East Bay Gay Asian Film Fest, Berkeley, CA
2000 Cricket Moon Cinema, Zeitgeist Bar, San Francisco
2000 Firewater Films Screening Series, NYC
2000 Arizona International Film Festival, Tucson
2000 Turin Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
2000 American Short Shorts Film Festival, Japan
2000 London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
1999 AmerAsia Int’l Film & Video Festival, Montreal, Quebec
1999 Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival
1999 Hi/Lo Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
1999 Ohio Independent Film Festival, Cleveland, OH
1999 Toronto Reel Asian Film Festival
1999 Freaky Film Festival, Urbana, IL
1999 Mix NYC Film Festival
1999 Cinema Lounge, IFP West, Los Angeles, CA
1999 Rhode Island International Film Festival
1999 Cape May Film Festival
1999 Marin County National Festival of Short Films
1999 San Francisco International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
1999 Florida Film Festival
1999 San Francisco International Film Festival
1999 Athens International Film Festival, Athens, OH
1999 Atlanta Film and Video Festival
1999 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film & Video Festival
1999 New Filmmakers screening series at the Anthology Film Archives, NYC
1999 PS 99 Film Festival, NYC
1999 Video Lounge at the Knitting Factory, New York, NY
1999 Film Fest New Haven, New Haven, CT
1999 Carolina Film & Video Festival, Greensboro, NC
1999 Cinequest San Jose Film Festival, San Jose, CA
1999 Ocularis Screening Series, Brooklyn, NY
1998 New York Expo, NYC
1998 New York Expo Screenings at the North Carolina School for the Arts
1998 Austin Heart of Film Festival
1998 Louisville Film & Video Festival, KY
1998 Carolines Funny Shorts Film Festival, New York, NY
1998 CinemaTexas Film Festival, Austin, TX

Film Threat on “Po Mo Knock Knock”

Po Mo Knock Knock

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Po Mo Knock Knock


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

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