A team of SCAD alumni living in Chicago has collaborated to create Funemployed, a Web series about post-college life. This month marks the launch of the second season of Funemployed, with the first episode premiering Monday, Jan. 17. One new episode will be released per month via the Funemployed Web site and YouTube. The Web series has gained the attention of the Chicago-area press with features on Chicago Public Radio, RedEye (a circulation of the Chicago Tribune), and The Gonzo Squad blog.
The Funemployed cast and crew are as follows:
Ted Evans (B.F.A., performing arts, 2006) – writer/actor (plays the role of Ted)
Kate Carson-Groner (B.F.A., performing arts, 2007) – writer/actor (plays the role of Amy)
Michael Lippert (B.F.A., film and television, 2006) – writer/producer/director/editor/actor (plays the role of Jay)
Dan Hale Scheuermann (B.F.A., sequential art, 2006) – writer/actor (plays the role of Bill)
Chris TK Coyne (M.F.A., film and television, 2009) – director of photography
Katey Selix (B.F.A., film and television, 2007) – a producer for season 1 and 1st AC
Ian Pfaff (B.F.A., video/film, 2006), played the role of Carl in season 1, episode 2
Stephen Santa Cruz (B.F.A., video/film, 2007) season 1 crew member
Steve Piet (B.F.A., video/film, 2006) director of photography for a portion of season 2, episode 5
You can follow Funemployed on social media sites such as Facebook, YouTube and Twitter, just to name a few! If you live in Chicago, check out the release party, Saturday, Jan. 15, 7 p.m. at Friar Tuck, 3010 N. Broadway, Chicago, Illinois.