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Schtick Man

Schtick Man follows the R-rated adventures of a stick figure stand up comedian. Mike Messier began the series as a printed comic strip as a youth. Mike then collaborated with childhood friend Chris Miller who animated and edited Mike's original drawings. Both Mike and Chris recorded the voices.

  • Mike Messier
    The Nature of the Flame, Thanksgiving, Distance from Avalon teaser
  • Mike Messier
    Hail! Hail! (Rock 'n' Roll) , Fight or Play Basketball (award winning screenplay)
  • Mike Messier
    Disregard the Vampire - a Mike Messier Documentary
  • Chris Miller
  • Mike Messier - voice artist
    Key Cast
    Hope Springs (scene with Meryl Streep), Hard Luck (scenes with Cybill Shepherd & Wesley Snipes)
  • Chris Miller - voice artist
    Key Cast
    American Girl (short)
  • Mike Messier
  • Chris Miller
    Animations (of Art)
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Pop Culture, Adult Comedy, Stand Up Comedy
  • Runtime:
    3 minutes 58 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 16, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    50 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Mike Messier

Mike Messier has won eleven awards in film, television and screenwriting. As an Actor, Messier has worked scenes with Meryl Streep, Elisabeth Shue, Mario Van Peebles, Frances McDormand and Wesley Snipes. He is also an experienced Acting Coach. Messier's work as Writer/Director includes the the award winning narratives Thanksgiving, The Actor, The Nature of the Flame, and The Wrestling With Sanity Short Film Trilogy. Mike recently won a Screenwriting Award for Fight or Play Basketball.

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Director Statement

Schtick Man is a fun and observant fine gent of a fellow... please enjoy his witty humor...