Tuesday, October 12, 2010

"I Thought of it First!" - The Movie

Remember this post about how a fake phone call can get you out of pointless, boring tasks and show ex-partners we've moved on?  Well, it was so popular I turned the first vignette into a movie using online xtranormal software.

It's super easy and free to use.  You pick your actors, write your script, add gestures, facial expressions, a sound track and voila!  It isn't perfect - I couldn't accessorize my actor with a cellphone, for example, or have her walk offstage at the end of the dialog - but the price is right.

Here's the movie - it's less than a minute long and only took about 5 minutes to make:



  1. So...what happened? Was Grandma okay? ;-)

  2. Happily Grammy was just fine and got a big kick out of helping our hero outsmart her micromanager.

  3. That is hilarious!! I can't tell you the number of times I wished my phone had rang...and then it rings at the WORST times. WTH!

  4. I fail to see the humor. Blue headers ARE better, and 6,00 manual entries is like, no big deal...Too f'ing funny. Great post!

  5. When you win your first Oscar or Emmy, don't forget all us little people!


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