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Dave Edison

SAG - AFTRA - AGVA - WGA

Height: 6’    Weight: 185    Eyes: Brown    Hair: Less & grayer than yesterday

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STAND-UP COMEDY RESUME


FILM

STEEL AND LACE - Fries Entertainment - science fiction feature - “Detective Sidman”
HOME REMEDY - independent - comedy feature - “Allen”


TELEVISION (partial listing)
thirtysomething (three episodes) - ABC
Make Me Laugh - Comedy Central
Comedy On The Road - A&E Network
Caroline's Comedy Hour - A&E Network
America's Funniest People - video finalist - ABC
The Late Show Starring Joan Rivers - FOX
The Late Show Starring Ross Shafer - FOX
Comic Strip Live - FOX
Comedy Express - FOX
Robert Klein Time - USA Network
George Schlatter's Comedy Club - Syndicated


VOICES
Announcer for The Recovery Network (national cable channel)
Narrator for documentaries including "That Swing Thing" & "Words Not Deeds”
Available voices include: Toughs, dweebs, monsters, clowns, old & young,
robots & computers, animals (cats, dogs, birds, bugs, cows, apes…)
Soundalikes: Tiny Tim, Marvin the Martian, Groucho Marx, Jay Leno,
Gilbert Gottfried, Peter Lorre, Monty Pythons & more.
Click here for voice demo


STAND-UP COMEDY

20+ years experience at clubs, colleges, corporate events & cruises, plus TV appearances (see above).
Shared billing with Jay Leno, Jackie Mason, Jeff Foxworthy, Eddie Murphy, Tim Allen & others.
Click here for partial listing of clubs & other venues


RADIO
The Dr. Demento Show
Click above to hear my song on the nationally syndicated comedy & music program.


THEATER & LIVE PERFORMANCE

MINNIE’S BOYS (Julius aka Groucho)
THE MAD SHOW (ensemble)
THE FANTASTICKS (her father)
THE THREEPENNY OPERA (Mack’s gang member / beggar)
THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND (Inspector Hound)
THE MAN WITH THE FLOWER IN HIS MOUTH (the man)
A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM (Senex)
Universal Studios Hollywood 1993-2011 as Groucho (click for YouTube clip), Dr. Frankenstein, Merlin the Wizard
Private appearances as Groucho & Bud Abbott


WRITING
The Tonight Show With Jay Leno (contributing monologue)
Comic Strip Live - FOX (contributing monologue)
Comedy Express - FOX (contributing monologue & sketches)

Steel And Lace (co-writer, sci-fi feature, 1990. HBO, The Movie Channel, Cinemax, Fries Home Video,
Image Home Video, broadcast television & theaters nationally)


VIDEO DIRECTOR
(click to watch)
Who's Your Daddy? Chemistry Set (commercial parody for B.E.T. Live starring John Salley)
Music, comedy, promotional & trailers including:
Thrillseeker music video by comedian/actor Fred Stoller, seen on Free Speech TV (syndicated)
Feelings music video by 1% Goat, seen on Independent Eye (PBS)
Click here for more

AWARDS
American Film Institute’s VISIONS OF U.S. award, co-sponsored by Sony Corporation.
Judged by an industry panel headed by Francis Ford Coppola.

1995 Emmy nomination (production, The Marilyn Kagan Show)



EDITOR
(Apple Final Cut Studio except as noted)

Last Shot with Judge Gunn
(Avid, After Effects, Photoshop - 2011-2012)
Syndicated daily Emmy-nominated courtroom reality series.
Edited courtroom, interview & remote multi-camera footage for time & content.

3000 Mile Productions
Various projects including theindependent feature films
Changing Season & Last Rights
(2012)
Directed by Jason Dallas
.

Dixie Dynamite
Independent animated feature film, Directed by Bob Clark (2009).
Also edited animated storyboard (animatic), modified Flash animation & added lip sync as needed,
C
omposited HD animation with 3D Studio Max backgrounds using Adobe After Effects.

Dom Irrera - Is This Thing On?
Edited & produced the first DVD from award-winning stand-up comedian Dom Irrera
(limited release 2007, national release 2009).
Also created DVD extras, designed DVD structure & original-release packaging.
Click here to watch samples at YouTube


Tom And Sam Are Stuck
Edited chapters, designed theme music & website.
T
om & his nephew Sam rented a discount time machine that
broke down & now they're unable to return home to the year 2346.
Created by & starring Tom Saunders & Sam Laybourne.
Directed by Michael Jaeger.

Wolf Tracer Studios

Animator & Editor
(Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects & Final Cut Pro)
Believe In Santa (2002)
Wolf Tracer’s Dinosaur Island (2003)
Wolf Tracer’s Dinosaur Island II (2004),
plus promos for proposed projects.

R-NET national cable network
(Avid & D-Vision)
FULL CIRCLE (1997-98, daily 1 hour talk show)
THE SWEET SMELL OF EXCESS (stand-up series)
BOTTOMS (reality-based comedy series)

Buena Vista TV / Popular Arts
THE DOWN LOW (pilot - Avid)

KCAL-LA
On-Air Promos (Immix Turbo Cube)

ABC-TV / Andrew Solt Productions
COMEDY CLUB SUPERSTARS (linear off-line)

Demo Reels
Numerous actors, comedians, singers, dancers, etc.


PRODUCTION
THE KEENEN IVORY WAYANS SHOW
(FOX-TV / Buena Vista Television - 1997)
Post-Production Coordinator
Set up department & controlled editing of comedy & other playback video
for 1-hour nationally syndicated nightly talk/comedy series.
Scheduled & tracked three Avid editing bays & two video graphics stations,
created & maintained tape library, generated purchase orders for equipment & personnel,
logged music cues, monitored satellite transmission.

THE MARILYN KAGAN SHOW
(KCAL, Los Angeles)
Field Producer/Director (Emmy Nomination -- October, 1994 - July, 1995)
Directed, produced & supervised editing of man-on-the-street segments, promos,
show bumpers & video packages for 1-hour daily TV talk show.
Post-Production Supervisor - (July, 1995 - end of series in 1996)
Controlled editing; selected edits for content, running time, shot fixes & graphic changes.
Coordinated elements through delivery of final product.
Assistant Director/Co-creator
Second season opening sequence & graphics.

COMEDY USA (1998)
Director, Editor, Producer, Co-creator
Stand-up comedy & interview series originating on location at NYC comedy clubs.  Guests included
Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Paul Reiser, Larry Miller, Colin Quinn & Paul Provenza.

THE DOWN LOW
(Buena Vista Television/Popular Arts Entertainment - 1996)
Associate Producer
Entertainment news program (pilot)


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