Newest commercial for Irish Rail is in the works!

I will be directing my first commercial for Irish Rail (Iarnród Éireann). Principal photography begins in June. Look for the spot in July …

Jimmy goes to Atlanta

Jimmy Vestvood is playing the Atlanta Film Festival. Also, some exciting news re: the release of the film to come shortly!

Jimmy Vestvood picks up a second award at AFF!

In addition to the Comedy Vanguard Award, ‘Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero’ won the comedy Audience Award as well! An auspicious beginning for the movie! 

The Hebrew Hammer is selected by the NY Times as one of its favorite Holiday Movies!

On the front page of today’s Arts and Leisure section in the NY Times, the Hammer was listed as one of 30 favorite holiday movies!  What an honor to be a part of this list of incredible films!   

Jimmy Vestvood wins the Comedy Vanguard award at the Austin Film Festival!

A huge congratulations to the entire cast and crew!Just got back from Austin, Texas. What an amazing weekend for the film. Jimmy Vestvood won the Comedy Vanguard, and many of the cast (and some crew) came out for the weekend. I also just learned that AFF is having an encore screening of the film tmw…

Read More →

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. 

Back to Top