Best pals Jason and Daniel indulge in casual flings and revel in their carefree, unattached lives. After learning that the marriage of their friend Mikey is over, they gladly welcome him back into their circle. The three young men make a pact to have fun and avoid commitment. However, when all three find themselves involved in serious relationships, they must keep their romances secret from one another.
A hyper-repressed and schlubby accountant (Jonas Chernick) strikes a deal with a worldly but disorganized stripper (Emily Hampshire): he'll help her with her crushing debt if she helps him become a better lover. Sharp direction by the versatile Sean Garrity and a very funny script by Chernick ensure for an uproarious — and surprisingly educational — sex comedy. (TIFF)
Thanksgiving is a time when families get together to eat good food and share in the spirit of thankfulness. That's of course, a best case scenario. Some families are so tangled in a web of drama from financial issues, relationships, and so on that lead to big blow outs or worse, long awkward silences. This is the story of one of those families.
In this hilarious and deeply personal special, Kautuk Srivastava talks about his terrifying first date, almost starting a war with Pakistan and how Jet Airways taught him the meaning of true love. This is Anatomy of Awkward.
A young woman is followed by a mysterious stranger who just happens to be a vampire.
The Holidays are a time when many families get together to eat good food and share in the spirit of joy and cheer. Just not this one. Who knew financial disasters, imploding relationships and Armageddon-level blow-ups could be so funny? Sex, drugs, and lies. All the things that make the holidays great.
During a night out, a misunderstanding comes between the love of a couple. Now they must reevaluate their relationship, while reliving the first time they met and the night in question.
Explores the possibilities of adolescent sexuality.
A married couple in crisis seeks their friend’s help to punish themselves for the disastrous state of their personal affairs.Sarah and Mike, a married couple struggling with theirspending habits, travel to the home of their “successful”friend, Paul. Initially disguised as a normal visit to catch up with Paul and his new life, Sarah and Mike finally reveal their hidden agenda: to solicit Paul’s involvement in their S&M-tinged personal spending aversion therapy. As Mike and Sarah become increasingly desperate for his assistance, Paul suffers a breakdown of his own and confesses to his own financial mismanagement and his impending bankruptcy. When Venice, an unexpected outsider, arrives, Mike, Sarah and Paul might finally learn the benefits of financial restraint. An Awkward Balance is a timely dark comedy about unchecked spending, personal growth and human weakness.
Clayburn Cox (yep, that's his real name) is a Southern deadpan comedian with an offbeat delivery and stage presence. He's originally from Ragland, Alabama and currently lives in Auburn with his amazing wife and two little girls. The main feature on his debut DVD includes guest appearances by Clayburn's pals Ed Wiley and Jonnie W.
Debra DiGiovanni is one of the fastest rising international comedy stars. A finalist on Last Comic Standing, Debra was also voted Canada's Best Female Comedian at the Canadian Comedy Awards...
This outrageous standup performance documentary, premiering on Comedy Central, spotlights a category of black comedian rarely witnessed: the nerd variety.
A feature length documentary look at the making of the independent comedy Awkward Thanksgiving. See the trials and tribulations of making a no-budget independent comedy in a 5 day shooting schedule! Lot's of laughs ensue. A must have for fans of the infamous indy comedy favorite!
Vogue Original Shorts
Peter is whipped (twice) and chased away from his sweetheart, but his rescuer leaves him with a Chinese master who teaches him how to seek revenge on his tormentors.
Adaptation of the highly popular children's novel by Branko Copic, who in this book resembles his school and college days in Bihac, Bosnia, in the years before WWII.
A young student's struggle with the weight of life. And among it all, a story of gentle reconciliation.
A young director, who sits in front of a commission defending a film based on her own experiences with sex and relationships, is continually confronted with questions about why she’s making the movie. The answer doesn’t come easy… Linde took on a difficult task for her short film.
High school guidance counselor Jeff, and his platonic friend and co-worker Anne are responsible, well intentioned, kind… and boring. They frustratingly watch on as their peers find love and companionship, while they continue to fail in spectacular fashion when it comes to romance. As they reach their loneliness breaking point they make a pact to forgo their familiar, vanilla personas in exchange for their unexplored, confident alter egos. They wave goodbye to Jeff’s awkward all-male book club and Anne’s flailing attempts to catch the eye of Jeff’s sexy neighbor Max, and say hello to raucous summer nights filled with booze, dancing, and sex. Naturally things don’t exactly go according to plan.
Portable cinema in Rome's Campo de' Fiori neighborhood parses the gestures and flows of everyday space as people go about routines of installing, displacing, transforming, and carting away the objects that define such adaptive architectural places as street markets and parking lots.
An irreverent look at the conflict, chaos and humor that defines teenage life through the eyes of 15-year-old Jenna Hamilton whose life begins to change when a simple accident becomes an epic misunderstanding and is blown way out of proportion. Narration in the first-person voice of Jenna's blog posts captures the humor within the struggles and experiences everyone can relate to from their formative years.
A sitcom about three very academically bright, but socially awkward 13 year old girls, trying to make sense of life, boys and fitting in. Straight A, super-nerds LILY, MARTHA and JAS are an inseparable trio, bound together by brains, loyalty and embarrassment. While other girls their age are going to parties, netball practice and sleepovers, Lily, Martha and Jas are busy with chess club, homework and Friday nights in watching documentaries. They just don’t fit in with their peers and they don’t want to. They obsess over their grades, are baffled by teen trends, and have absolutely no understanding of boys. In spite of their ups and downs they are learning that it’s not only ok to be different, it’s important. They have their own unique take on the world and, crucially, they have each other. While they might be the three smartest girls in the class, they’ve got a lot to l
What would happen if your parents accidentally saw your internet search history? What would happen if your parents saw chat history on your phone? Everything is about to get Awkward!
Teams of parents and their children try to figure out embarrassing facts about each other to win.