By Indiewire | Indiewire December 3, 2013 at 9:55AM
Here's your daily dose of an indie film in progress; at the end of the week, you'll have the chance to vote for your favorite.
In the meantime: Is this a movie you’d want to see? Tell us in the comments.
"Folk Hero & Funny Guy"
Alex Karpovsky stars as a down on his luck comedian who gets conned into touring with his more successful singer/songwriter best friend.
Writer/Director: Jeff Grace [star/producer of IT'S A DISASTER & THE SCENESTERS - this will be directorial debut]
Star: Alex Karpovsky [HBO's 'Girls', INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS, Director of 5 features including RED FLAG]
Cinematographer: Nancy Schreiber [Sundace Cinematography Award: NOVEMBER (2004), Emmy-nomination for CELLULOID CLOSET, Independent Spirit nomination for CHAIN OF DESIRE]
Composer: Adam Ezra [Winner 'Band of the Year' New England Music Awards]
Producer: Ryland Aldrich [SNAP (SXSW 2013), DO YOU DREAM IN COLOR? (2014)]
About the Production:
"The character of the Folk Hero was based on a good friend of mine, Adam Ezra, who was starting in music at the same time I was starting in comedy. Back in the early days in Chicago, I realized the inequities between comedy and music when after our open mic nights, I would wait and hope for one of the many cute girls surrounding him to maybe compliment my set... That never happened. But it did serve as a great jumping off point to tell a heartfelt but funny story about true friendship (and why it sucks)." -Jeff Grace
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