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Aliens, Clowns & Geeks

Out-of-work actor stumbles upon key to the universe, is drawn into intergalactic conflict between clowns and aliens. A fast-paced, outrageous comedy driven by a rollicking musical score by Danny Elfman and Ego Plum Guerrero.

  • Richard Elfman
    Forbidden Zone, Modern Vampires, Shrunken Heads
  • Richard Elfman
    Forbidden Zone, 28 Days to Vegas
  • Debbie Vandermeulen
    Crystal Swan, Guys Reading Poems, Brahman Naman
  • Scott Roughgarden
    Dominion, Cine-Dopes, Sin Seer
  • Bernie Stern
    Bernard and Huey, Crystal Swan, Hunky Dory
  • Richard Elfman
    Buzzine Celebrity Interviews, Forbidden Zone
  • Bodhi Elfman
    Key Cast
    "Eddy Pine"
    Criminal Minds, Touch, Freedom
  • Rebecca Forsythe
    Key Cast
    "Helga Svenson"
    Replace, Malibu Tapes, Bronx Bull
  • Angeline-Rose Troy
    Key Cast
    "Inga Svenson"
    Take It From the Top, Cine Dopes
  • French Stewart
    Key Cast
    "Professor von Scheisenberg"
    Third Rock From the Sun
  • Steve Agee
    Key Cast
    Sarah Silverman Show, Guardians of the Galaxy
  • Nic Novicki
    Key Cast
    Boardwalk Empire, The Founders, Loudermilk
  • Verne Troyer
    Key Cast
    "Emperor Beezle-Chugg"
    Austin Powers
  • George Wendt
    Key Cast
    "Father Mahoney"
  • Martin Klebba
    Key Cast
    "Clown Captain"
    Pirates of the Caribbean
  • Malcom Foster Smith
    Key Cast
    "Lt. Johnson"
    The Middle, Law and Order
  • Danny Elfman
    Half of everything!
  • Ego Plum Guerrero
    Spongebob, Star vs. Forces of Evil, Welcome to the Wayne
  • Howard Wexler
    Director of Photography
    Falling for Angeles, The Wake, Infection, Puppet Master: Axis,
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  • Runtime:
    1 hour 27 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    June 17, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    500,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Morbido Film Fest (early rought cut)
    Mexico City
    November 2, 2019
    World premiere
    Official Selection
  • Festival Rojo Sangre (early rough cut)
    Buenos Aires
    December 1, 2019
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Richard Elfman

Richard Elfman was born in the Watts district of inner-city Los Angeles. When he was five his family moved to Crenshaw ('Boyz in the Hood') where where he was exposed to diverse cultural influences, including African and Afro-Cuban percussion which led to a lifelong musical career.

Elfman may have dropped out of college but he opened successful clothing stores adjacent to several of them. At that time Elfman also performed/recorded as an Afro-Latin percussionist and wrote/performed/directed for the San Francisco drag theatre group, the "Cockettes."

Richard moved to Paris in the early 1970s to perform musical theatre with the "Grand Magic Circus", produced by Peter Brook of the "Royal Shakespeare Company." Richard's brother Danny Elfman joined the troupe and created his first original music. Brook brought the troupe to the "Roundhouse" in London, where Richard also was a frequent session player on Abbey Road.

Richard started the music group "Oingo Boingo," has directed television, six feature films, produced 275 band and celebrity video interviews for his media company, Buzzine. Elfman continues as a long time food and wine columnist, directs theatre and plays in the band, "Mambo Demonico."

Richard lives under the iconic Hollywood sign with his wife, actress/choreographer/burlesque artist, Anastasia Elfman, where they host their underground performance salon, "The Barbecue Bacchanals." Richard grills.

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Director Statement

Make them laugh, cry and piss in their pants--send them home with something so fun and original that they'll never forget!