Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero —  world premiere next month in Austin, Texas! 

Jimmy will be premiering at the Austin Film Festival October 26th and 27th! If you’re in the Austin area, come on down! 

Maz discusses ‘Jimmy Vestvood’ with Stand-Up Magazine!

Here is Maz Jobrani in character as Jimmy Vestvood, on this month’s cover of Stand-Up Magazine:

‘Bitter Bean’ – New Commercial for Red Mango

My newest spot for Red Mango …

New TV spot for Red Mango in the works!

I am excited to be working with Dan Kim (AKA Candy Rain) and the folks at Red Mango once again on a new television spot that we will shoot shortly! Opposable Thumb and I are working with the ECG group for this project. This one is gonna be funny. 

On comedy writing for Script Magazine

In leading up to a webinar I’ll be teaching on comedy writing, I wrote an article for Script Magazine in which I discuss the kitchen sink in comedy. 

Running Later with Scott Rogowsky

I am very excited to be a guest on the season premiere of Running Later with Scott Rogowsky on April 23rd at The People’s Improv Theater. I will be showing a clip from the new movie and talking about the upcoming Hebrew Hammer sequel!

‘True Stories!’ has a home! 

Kevin McDonald and I have partnered with Levity Entertainment Group on ‘True Stories!’ — the absurdist sketch comedy podcast we are co-writing. We are writing the first season of 12 episodes now, and we will also be putting on live shows in NYC.  

The Hebrew Hammer VS Hitler, Jimmy Vestvood, and True Stories – Updates – 3/5/14

On The Hammer front, I am very excited to be working with producer Jason Taragan as well as casting directors Paul Schnee and Kerry Barden (Dallas Buyers Club, Prisoners, August: Osage County). Some big announcements to come shortly.  Jimmy Vestvood is about a week away from ‘picture lock,’ enabling us to go into the final push…

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Winter Screenwriting Workshop 

I will be teaching a second 2-day comedy screenwriting workshop at The People’s Improv Theater January 25-26. If you’re interested in learning how to structure a feature film comedy, come on down!

Jimmy Post Production

I am back in the NYC and starting post production on the movie, Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero. Production was truly an incredible experience, and I’m excited as it’s going to be a very, very, very funny movie.  To tide you over, check out the Facebook page for the film HERE.

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