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 www.comedyfilmnerdsdotcom.com 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’s your greatest flaw?

A. The inability to keep my mouth shut.

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Being musically inclined. We have a piano in our house since my wife plays, but I can't do a thing with it.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "of course", "simply", "basically" "seriously", and "Where are you going with that midget?"

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Directing, or telling jokes to drunk people as a comedian.

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