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 AND THE GOLDEN CUBE – SCREENING SCHEDULE 2011

Hey there Karl Dahl fans! Here’s the official Karl Dahl and the Golden Cube screening schedule! Make sure to check here regularly for the latest updates: JUNE 2011 Little Rock, Arkansas at the LITTLE ROCK FILM FESTIVAL Screenings: Thursday June 2nd @ 11:00am – Clinton Presidential Center Thursday June 2nd@ 6:30pm – Riverdale Cinemas – 2600 […]

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 […]

THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR – EP.59 – “Chris Olsen, The Artsiders and More!”

A great interview with Director Chris Olsen on Casey Ryan’s on THE CUTTING ROOM FLOOR podcast, touching on The Artsiders, Butterfly, Fancy, and even the upcoming animated The Karl Dahl Show! (Published 12/5/2010) “Chris Olsen, The Artsiders and More!”    

URSULA THE UBER-GIRL™ in BARBELLS-A-WEIGH!

Here’s an animated short film introduction to one of my favorite characters, Ursula The Uber-Girl.  Now, I’ve been working with little toddler Ursula for more than twelve years, and she’s gone through a number of incarnations, from 2D, to 3D and back again, but she’s always been extremely dear to my heart, and its great to finally begin sharing her many […]

“FANCY” SELECTED FOR MIAMI SHORT FILM FEST!

Breaking news!  Looks like Chris Olsen’s FANCY gets an extended stay in Florida this fall, having just been officially selected to play as part of the Miami Short Film Festival November 13th -20th!  This is one of a very select list of heavily pro-filmmaker events that are also a blast to attend, run by William […]

FOSSE:PRELUDE on YouTube!

Wow, it’s been a grand year with Fosse:Prelude!  From the initial inspiring lunch with Melissa Thodos of Thodos Dance Chicago at Vong’s Thai Kitchen in the Fall of 2009, to the first days of production working with Ann Reinking and the dancers, to the national tour the film took as it accompanied “the Fosse Trilogy” […]

“FANCY” OFFICIALLY SELECTED FOR 25th FLIFF!

Well we’re certainly doing a lot of FANCY dancing around this Fall!  After Moondance in Colorado, Fancy will be heading to Florida for the Fort Lauderdale International Film Fest!  The FLIFFers are going all out for their 25th Anniversary this year, scheduling special events and film screenings from September 14th to November 11th, and we’re […]

“FOSSE:PRELUDE” @ BIG BEAR LAKE FILM FEST

In 2009, dance legend Ann Reinking partnered with iconic choreographer Melissa Thodos to combine three historic Bob Fosse dances (Mexican Breakfast, Tijuana Shuffle, and Cool Hand Luke) together with original Reinking choreographic transitions as a new unified presentation called THE FOSSE TRILOGY.  Filmmaker Chris Olsen and the Kai Harding team were brought in to document […]