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Eric Forsberg

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Eric Forsberg (born December 16, 1959) is the writer and director of the feature film Mega Piranha, as well as the writer of the feature film Snakes on a Train, one of the first mockbusters produced and released by The Asylum. [1]

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A Thousand Clowns

A Thousand Clowns is a 1965 film adaptation of a 1962 play by Herb Gardner, directed by Fred Coe.

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Alain Silver

Alain Silver is a US film producer, director, and screenwriter; music producer; film critic, film historian, DVD commentator, author and editor of books and essays on film topics, especially film noir, the samurai film, and horror films.

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Alien abduction

The terms alien abduction or abduction phenomenon describe "subjectively real memories of being taken secretly against one's will by apparently nonhuman entities and subjected to complex physical and psychological procedures".

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Alien Abduction (2005 film)

Alien Abduction is a 2005 science-fiction horror film produced by The Asylum, and one of few by the same studio not produced to capitalize on the release of another film.

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Almighty Thor

Almighty Thor is a fantasy-adventure action film produced by The Asylum, which premiered on the Syfy cable network on May 7, 2011 and was released on DVD on May 10, 2011 in the United States.

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Amy Sedaris

Amy Louise Sedaris (born March 29, 1961) is an American actress, voice actress, comedienne and writer known for playing Jerri Blank in the Comedy Central television series Strangers with Candy.

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Animal Planet

Animal Planet is an American pay television channel owned by Discovery Inc. Originally focused on more educationally-based television shows, the network has featured more reality programming since 2008.

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Arachnoquake is a 2012 made for television horror film that aired on Syfy.

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Assistant director

The role of an assistant director on a film includes tracking daily progress against the filming production schedule, arranging logistics, preparing daily call sheets, checking cast and crew, and maintaining order on the set.

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Brian Stepanek

Brian Patrick Stepanek (born February 6, 1971) is an American actor and voice actor.

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Bristol Renaissance Faire

Bristol Renaissance Faire ("Bristol") is a Renaissance fair held in a Renaissance-themed park in the village of Bristol, Wisconsin.

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Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) was founded by Theodore Thomas in 1891.

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Chiller (TV channel)

Chiller is a defunct American cable and satellite television channel that was owned by NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group subsidiary of NBCUniversal, all owned by Comcast.

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Christopher Coppola

Christopher Coppola (born January 25, 1962) is a film director and producer.

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Clash of the Empires

Clash of the Empires (also known as Lord of the Elves) is an American fantasy/adventure film produced by The Asylum and directed by Joseph Lawson.

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Eugène Ionesco

Eugène Ionesco (born Eugen Ionescu,; 26 November 1909 – 28 March 1994) was a Romanian-French playwright who wrote mostly in French, and one of the foremost figures of the French Avant-garde theatre.

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Film producer

A film producer is a person who oversees the production of a film.

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Illinois is a state in the Midwestern region of the United States.

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J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, (Tolkien pronounced his surname, see his phonetic transcription published on the illustration in The Return of the Shadow: The History of The Lord of the Rings, Part One. Christopher Tolkien. London: Unwin Hyman, 1988. (The History of Middle-earth; 6). In General American the surname is also pronounced. This pronunciation no doubt arose by analogy with such words as toll and polka, or because speakers of General American realise as, while often hearing British as; thus or General American become the closest possible approximation to the Received Pronunciation for many American speakers. Wells, John. 1990. Longman pronunciation dictionary. Harlow: Longman, 3 January 1892 – 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor who is best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion.

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Joe Orton

John Kingsley "Joe" Orton (1 January 1933 – 9 August 1967) was an English playwright and author.

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Josephine Forsberg

Josephine Forsberg (28 January 1921 – 3 October 2011), ex-wife of film director Rolf Forsberg, was hired by Paul Sills and Viola Spolin to join the original Second City in 1959 as the female understudy and Spolin's teaching assistant.

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Knat Scatt Private Eye

Knat Scatt Private Eye is a two-act, 1930s-style film noir musical, which played for an extended run at The Theater Building in Chicago in 1986, featuring a young Steve Carell.

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London FrightFest Film Festival

FrightFest, also known as Horror Channel FrightFest, is an annual film festival held in central London over the August Bank Holiday weekend.

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Masi Oka

(born December 27, 1974) is a Japanese-American actor, producer and digital effects artist.

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Mega Piranha

Mega Piranha (also known as Megapiranha) is a 2010 science fiction disaster horror film produced by The Asylum.

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MILF (film)

MILF is a 2010 sex comedy film by The Asylum.

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A mockbuster (also known as knockbuster or a drafting opportunity) is a movie created with the intention of exploiting the publicity of another major motion picture with a similar title and/or subject.

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Monster (2008 film)

Monster is a 2008 direct-to-DVD Japanese daikaiju film.

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Night of the Dead (film)

Night of the Dead is a 2006 American horror film written and directed by Eric Forsberg.

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Peter Weiss

Peter Ulrich Weiss (8 November 1916 – 10 May 1982) was a German writer, painter, graphic artist, and experimental filmmaker of adopted Swedish nationality.

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Rachel Dratch

Rachel Susan Dratch (born February 22, 1966) is an American actress, comedian, producer, and writer.

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Rhinoceros (play)

Rhinoceros (Rhinocéros) is a play by Eugène Ionesco, written in 1959.

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Robert Shaw (actor)

Robert Archibald Shaw (9 August 1927 – 28 August 1978) was an English actor, novelist, and playwright.

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Rolf Forsberg

Rolf Forsberg (born July 12, 1924) is an American playwright, film and theater director.

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A screenplay or script is a written work by screenwriters for a film, video game, or television program.

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Sex Pot (2009 film)

Sex Pot is a 2009 direct to DVD sex comedy film produced by The Asylum and written and directed by Eric Forsberg.

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Six Flags Great America

Six Flags Great America is an amusement park located in Gurnee, Illinois.

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Snakes on a Train

Snakes on a Train is a 2006 direct-to-video action horror film released by The Asylum as a mockbuster on August 15, 2006.

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Stephen Colbert

Stephen Tyrone Colbert (born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and television host.

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Steve Carell

Steven John Carell (born August 16, 1962) is an American actor, comedian, producer, writer, and director.

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Syfy (formerly Sci-Fi Channel and Sci Fi) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel that is owned by the NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group division of NBCUniversal, a subsidiary of Comcast.

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The Asylum

The Asylum is an American independent film company and distributor that focuses on producing low-budget, direct-to-video films.

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The Bacchae

The Bacchae (Βάκχαι, Bakchai; also known as The Bacchantes) is an ancient Greek tragedy, written by the Athenian playwright Euripides during his final years in Macedonia, at the court of Archelaus I of Macedon.

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The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son

The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm's Son is a work by J. R. R. Tolkien originally published in 1953 in volume 6 of the scholarly journal Essays and Studies by Members of the English Association, and later republished in 1966 in The Tolkien Reader; it is also included in the most recent edition of Tree and Leaf.

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The Man in the Glass Booth

The Man in the Glass Booth is a 1975 American drama film directed by Arthur Hiller.

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The Players Workshop

Created in 1971 by Josephine Forsberg, The Players Workshop was Chicago's only official school of improvisation for over a decade.

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The Second City

The Second City is an improvisational comedy enterprise, best known as the first ever on-going improvisational theater troupe based in Chicago.

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The Second City Training Center

The Second City Training Center was founded in the mid-1980s to facilitate the growing demand for workshops and instruction from the world famous The Second City theatre.

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Theatre Building Chicago

The Theatre Building Chicago is the former name of a theater building located in Chicago's Lakeview neighborhood.

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Tim Meadows

Timothy Meadows (born February 5, 1961) is an American actor and comedian and one of the longest-running cast members on Saturday Night Live, where he appeared for ten seasons.

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United States Army

The United States Army (USA) is the land warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces.

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Village Roadshow

Village Roadshow Limited (doing business as Village Roadshow), is an Australian mass media and entertainment company active in a diversity of fields, including cinema, theme parks, film production and distribution.

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War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave

War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave is a 2008 direct-to-DVD science fiction film starring and directed by C. Thomas Howell.

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What the Butler Saw (play)

What the Butler Saw is a farce written by the English playwright Joe Orton.

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30,000 Leagues Under the Sea

30,000 Leagues Under the Sea is a 2007 film directed by Gabriel Bologna.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eric_Forsberg

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