Portfolio

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This section primarily show cases my work at Comedy Central. More of my other work can be found on my website however I've included some of my stand up and a web series i wrote below. One particular piece  of content I’m proud of is a “choose your own adventure game” I’m developing on my website called “The Big Time” which you can access via the landing page here by clicking on "...or you can enter the big time". 

Stand Up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z3njFgxl2a8

ABC Fresh Blood pilot + more stand up: http://www.cyrusbezyan.com/videos/

Overview of Projects and Work at Comedy Central

Not for TV

As part of Comedy Central’s Not For TV digital platform, I commissioned and helped develop the following series. Most series sit on our website however cut downs, supercuts, memes and gifs are posted to social media as additional/marketing content:

Aunty Donna Trendy: http://www.comedycentral.com.au/aunty-donna-trendy

Share This: http://www.comedycentral.com.au/share-this (This series was made to be posted directly to Facebook and was the first Australian series commissioned by Comedy Central International - https://www.facebook.com/ComedyCentralANZ/videos/1972561839622423/)

The Mike Nolan Show: http://www.comedycentral.com.au/the-mike-nolan-show

No Experience Necessary: http://www.comedycentral.com.au/no-experience-necessary

Gocsy’s Classics: http://www.comedycentral.com.au/gocsysclassics

Development Work and Screenwriting

Over my two years at Comedy Central, I’ve developed scripts for sketches, series, podcasts and branded content. Specifically, in 2017, I wrote a 6 part web series for Comedy Central International that was granted development funding by Claire McArdle (VP Multi-Platform, Comedy Central International). Show bible and scripts will be provided upon request.

Short Form Video Content

In addition to overseeing Not for TV, I also produce stand alone videos for the website, here is a collection of a few note worthy videos:

Workaholics Beer Tasting video:

https://www.facebook.com/ComedyCentralAustralia/videos/1717943085084301/

Australian Slang With Australian Comedians Backstage At Spectrum Now:

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/actual-news/articles/australian-slang-with-australian-comedians-backstage-at-spectrum-now

Aunty Donna (Promotional Content for their Live Tour):

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/aunty-donna-trendy/videos/mark-and-zach-go-to-pick-up-posters-promoting-aunty-donnas-live-show

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/aunty-donna-trendy/videos/mark-and-zach-read-your-competition-entries

Website and Social Media Content

Part of my job has also been to create supercuts and playlists of Comedy Central shows (a select few have been listed below, and many of the supercuts are posted natively to Facebook): 

Supercuts

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/south-park/videos/south-park-celebrity-supercuts-kanye-west

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/south-park/videos/south-park-lice-capades-full-minimovie

Playlists

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/key-and-peele/videos/key-peele-best-of-season-1

Articles and Illustration Work

In addition to producing and commissioning video content, I also write and illustrate articles for the website which range from satire and parody to show news, quizzes and narrative pieces from other comedians.  Below are a few examples:

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/technophobe/articles/uber-drivers-protest-selfdriving-cars

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/technophobe/articles/new-evidence-suggests-dinosaurs-left-before-meteor-struck

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/human-people/articles/what-is-a-bro-made-of

More examples of my work can be found here:

http://www.comedycentral.com.au/articles

 Live Events

 Given my background as a stand up and my contacts in the Australian comedy scene, I have also produced two live events for Comedy Central. Links to clips from one of the events is listed below.

Insert Venue (an all female stand up gala): http://www.comedycentral.com.au/insert-venue/videos/insert-venue-factory-theatre-clips