“MEARRA” on PBS-WYCC March 7th, 2015 @ 7PM

Kai Harding Entertainment is proud to announce that Emmy®-winning producer/director Christopher Kai Olsen has partnered with critically acclaimed singer/songwriter Linda Marie Smith to bring her legendary celtic story told through original music and multimedia to television. The ancient celtic legend of the Selkie is the setting for Mearra-Selkie from the Sea, a musical multimedia extravaganza […]

Mearra: Selkie from the Sea @ Old Town School of Music

Experience Linda Marie Smith’s latest live music show, “Mearra – Selkie From the Sea” Sunday, December 7th at 3pm, at the famed Old Town School of Music in Chicago. This family-friendly performance features an original adaptation of a classic Celtic tale told with original songs and performed with a eight piece ensemble, playing along to […]

MORE “KARL DAHL” SCREENINGS ADDED!

In case you missed the Little Rock premiere of Chris Olsen’s “Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube,” we’ve added more screenings all across the country! (For more up to date KARL DAHL info, click on over to www.ckop.com !) JUNE 2011 Little Rock, Arkansas at the LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL Screenings: Thursday June 2nd @ 11:00am – […]

KARL DAHL @ THE LITTLE ROCK FILM FEST!

Woo Hoo! We’re so proud to announce that Chris Olsen’s latest film, KARL DAHL AND THE GOLDEN CUBE (produced, edited and posted here at Kai Harding) will make its world premiere at the Little Rock Film Festival on June 2nd, 2011 at 6:30 PM!  The 13 minute short animated film follows Karl and Vincent Dahl, a […]

THE ENTERTAINMENT CORNER – “A Chat With Emmy®-Winning Filmmaker Chris Olsen”

Director Chris Olsen was lucky enough to spend some quality time with the amazing women behind THE ENTERTAINMENT CORNER  this past week, and the result is a pretty epic recorded interview, now available on their site!  The skillful reporting team of Mireille Miskulin and Kristine Radford successfully tackled a lifetime of Chris’s design, animation, digital experimentation, […]

“Art of the Short Film” @ the Little Rock Film Festival 2011

JUST ANNOUNCED! Join me and fellow Little Rock Film Festival filmmakers Graham Gordy, Gerry Bruno (Seven Souls), Grant Curatola (Death and the Blue-eyed Boy) and Amman Abbasi (L7) in a panel discussion all about “The Art of the Short Film“!  The panel starts at 3PM on Thursday, June 2nd, in the “Filmmakers Lounge” at the […]

KARL DAHL at the Little Rock Film Festival!!

We’re so excited! KARL DAHL AND THE GOLDEN CUBE is an official selection of the 5th annual Little Rock Film Festival, which runs from June 1st to June 5th, 2011! UPDATED 5/30/2011!: TWO MORE SCREENINGS HAVE BEEN ADDED!  The film will now screen FOUR TIMES during the fest, including a brand new PREMIERE SCREENING at the CLINTON PRESIDENTIAL CENTER!!  […]

THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR – “EP. 88 – CK Olsen – Karl Dahl & The Golden Cube”

Another great interview with Casey Ryan on his Cutting Room Floor podcast, this time talking about Karl Dahl, indie animation, and the coolness that is the Little Rock Film Fest. hear the interview in its entirety via the link below! (Published 5/7/2011) “EP. 88 – CK Olsen – Karl Dahl & The Golden Cube”

Join Chris Olsen on the Cutting Room Floor-May 7th, 2011!

Don’t forget to tune in for the next action packed episode of Casey Ryan’s Cutting Room Floor May 7th, 2011 at 11am CST, where Chris and Casey get to dig in on Truly Indie Animation, all things Karl Dahl, discuss the elements of cartoon comedy, and talk about the upcoming premiere of Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube […]