BIG NEWS!! ThinkFilm, the studio that brought you THE ARISTOCRATS, has acquired When Stand Up Stood Out for North American distribution!

The countdown has begun to June 20th, 2006. That is the "street date" for release. Be the first to own a copy of this hilarious, incredible comedy tour-de-force on DVD. You can also BUY IT NOW at Amazon.

This special release, which includes Steven Wright's debut on the Tonight Show with Johnny Carson - will also have tons of extra features. Including; an exclusive interview with Dane Cook, extended stand-up performances from stars in the film, and hysterical, never before seen footage of Kevin Meaney on the streets of Boston.

This movie has been voted "one of the ten best stand-up comedy films of all time" In stores June 20th. BUY IT NOW at Amazon.

Los Angeles DVD Release Party and last screening of "When Stand Up Stood Out" Everyone is invited the password is:"Ding Ho" Wednesday, June 14th, 7-10pm at Cinespace, 6356 Hollywood Blvd. 2nd floor (Valet Parking 1/2 block west @ Cosmo & Hollywood).

Boston DVD Release Party and show featuring Comics from film "Comedy Connection" Monday June 19th.

On Decemebr 18 & 19th at 4:00pm, there will be FREE screenings of When Stand Up Stood Out at Jimmy Tingle's OFF-BROADWAY in Somerville, Mass. as part of the Ding Ho Reunion; 25 years of the Best of Boston Comedy!

Call (617) 591-1616 for details www.jtoffbroadway.com

TwoDrinkMin.com, the Stand-Up comedy website, has recently voted When Stand Up Stood Out one of the "Ten Greatest Stand-Up Movies", and will be featured in their premiere print issue in January 2005.

Coming up on Thursday, October 14th, 2004, When Stand Up Stood Out will be featured as part of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, laughacrossamerica.com. The screening takes place at the Golden Nugget in Downtown Vegas at 12:30 pm, with Q & A to follow. Along with the filmmakers, special guests in attendance include Kevin Meaney, Frank Santorelli and a few surprise comics. For ticket info call (702)736-6595

The film recently played to an enthusiastic sell-out crowd at the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal, followed by a hilarious Q & A afterwards with Bobcat Goldthwait, Lenny Clarke, Tony V, and DJ Hazard, along with Fran and Chad. Then later in the evening the Bad Boys of Boston were off to the Kola Note for a sold out, rocking, live stand-up show, featuring above artists along with Eddie Brill and Nick DiPaolo.

Also in September, The film was included as part of the Telluride Independent Film Festival where it won honors in the Feature Documentary catagory.


On SATURDAY JULY 24th 2004, HIEROGLYPHIC PRODUCTIONS and FRAN SOLOMITA are proud to announce the Canadian premiere of WHEN STAND UP STOOD OUT at the Just For Laughs Comedy & Film Festival in Montreal. Info here

The screening takes place at Cinema Du Parc at 9:00 PM, followed by a live Q&A with stars from the film, as well as the filmmakers. This exciting evening will also bring together such comedy greats as Bobcat Goldthwait, Lenny Clarke, Nick DiPaolo, Dane Cook, Tony V, DJ Hazard, and other "surprise" guests at a live concert event at midnight at the Kola Note Club. Info here

This is sure to be an unforgettable and hilarious night with some of the wildest comics of this generation. Take the journey...then and now. WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU THERE!


WINNER 2003 Audience Choice Award Best Feature Documentary (at the 12th annual Woods Hole Film Festival)... where Loren King of the Boston Globe called it..."hugely entertaining!"


Due to the overwhelming response from the March 24th world premiere of WHEN STAND-UP STOOD OUT, the film will return for a ONE NIGHT ONLY encore screening as part of the Boston Comedy and Movie Festival.

The screening will be held at 6:30 PM on Saturday May 10th, 2003 at the Park Plaza Hotel 64 Arlington Street in Boston Massachusetts (in the Terrace Room).

For reservation & ticket information call Boston Comedy and Movie Festival @ 617-782-8100


The Film has been chosen to open the New England Film & Video Festival in Boston.

World premiere: March 24th, 2003, Coolidge Corner Theatre; Brookline, MA 7:30 PM

There will also be a reception with some stars from the film from 5-7 PM at the Soho restaurant in Brighton, MA, prior to the screening.

Ticket information: http://bfvf.org/festival/index.html

industry inquiries please email: chad@hiero.net