Chris Mancini

A comic and a filmmaker, Chris Mancini has written and directed many films, shows, and people who were lost looking for the mall. The Sci Fi Channel awarded Chris the "Future of Film" award and a grant for his short film SKINS, which The Museum of Television and Radio in New York archived as an “Important Short Film.” He has screened and spoken at various prestigious festivals including Slamdance, HBO’S US Comedy Arts festival, and at Comic-Con in San Diego.

Chris is a regular on Budd Friedman’s world famous Improv comedy circuit. When not performing for the Improv in Las Vegas and other locations or working on a film, Chris has also worked as a creative comedy consultant for Fremantle Media and Klasky Czupo. He's co-founder of and contributes to two parenting blogs.
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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Keep trying, even if everyone thinks you're crazy. One of you has to be right, and if you're crazy, then what do you care?

Q. What do you regret most?

A. Aging. Well, physically, anyway.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. My empathy, I think. Either that or my telepathy. Either way, it ends in a pathy.

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Is this where I'm supposed to put "my kids"?

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Conan the Barbarian. Is that weird?



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