The Blossoming Comedy And Irony Of Will Drinker
I’m a huge fan of Will Drinker, an award winning student filmmaker. Drinker — whose name you will likely see on credits in a movie theater or on some hit television program one day — has a wonderful sense of humor and irony.
For students of comedy (and non students):
Here is one of my favorite videos of all time — Color Me Blind which is about how activists fail to see eye to eye with their newest diversity group member. (Drinker is the group leader):
And here’s his most recent one: Who Am I? (An Artist’s Search For Truth) which chronicles a student filmmaker shooting his award winning student film “Who Am I?” It’s an improv behind the scenes documentary sketch parody on set location cinema verite.
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Here’s the link to his website which also includes his bio (note all the awards and award nominations).
FOOTNOTE: I first “met” Will when I was on a ventriloquists’ email list and he was in high school. We corresponded, I sent him some videos from my big collection of classic comedian videos (films, early TV) but it became clear that he was going on to a much higher level than where I was (and am) in show biz….into more general comedy, filmmaking and directing. He doesn’t need a dummy (unlike me and political consultants). You can view many of his short films on this You Tube link.
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