Paul Smith News

EcoCAR 2 Team from University of Victoria Wins MathWorks Award for Model-Based Design
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Through the use of modeling and simulation, the teams solved the engineering challenge at hand, demonstrating a possible solution through a presentation and Q&A session coinciding with the conclusion of the three-year competition. Winners were assessed on how well they applied Model-Based Design concepts using MathWorks tools, including the key areas of plant modeling, control design and tuning, data analysis, and industrial grade Model-Based Design development process elements. (more...)

The National Portrait Gallery Unveils New Portrait of British Politician Ken Livingstone by Artist Andrew Tift
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

A newly commissioned portrait of British politician Ken Livingstone by artist Andrew Tift has been unveiled at the National Portrait Gallery, London, it was announced today, Thursday 3 July 2014. The commission is supported by BP as part of the BP Portrait Award. (more...)

Cannes Lions Goes Orange with ExactTarget Marketing Cloud Le Salon Orange
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Held on Monday, June 16 at the world's premier creative festival, the fireside chat will provide exclusive insight into the future of advertising, the power of data and analytics, and the importance of powering customer journeys. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Nick Costa Talks about THE RESIDUALS, GROCERY GHOST, & Sticking it to the Man
by Matt Tamanini - Jun 06, 2014

One of the highlights of this spring for me has been stumbling across the hysterical new webseries, THE RESIDUALS, and through social media, connecting with its creators. I have been fortunate enough to talk to many of the show's cast members for BWW articles (I will put links at the end of this one). I recently spoke to Nick Costa, who plays main character Pete's roommate Keith, about his experience with THE RESIDUALS and his own webseries THE COFFEE SHOP SHOW. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Kelly Warne Talks THE RESIDUALS, Stand-Up, Sex Therapy, and Bodily Functions
by Matt Tamanini - May 29, 2014

As a general journalistic rule, if you are going to be writing an article, a stand-up comic is a terrible interview subject if you are looking for controlled, measured responses. However, if you are ok with the interview occasionally going off the rails and having to turn the volume up really loud on the interview tape just to hear answers through the laughter, then go for it. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Mark Gessner Talks SUBMISSIONS ONLY, THE RESIDUALS, Laying Down Tracks w/ 50 Cent
by Matt Tamanini - May 22, 2014

If you are a BroadwayWorld regular, you will recognize Mark Gessner as Eric Mousse, the quite, crossword playing cast member of JEREMY'S FORT on SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Also, if you have watched TV in the last decade, chance are good that you've seen him in some very popular commercials. Recently, Mark has been a member of the first season of the hit webseries THE RESIDUALS. Recently, Mark spoke to BWW about his experiences on popular webseries, why SUBMISSIONS ONLY star and writer Kate Weatherhead is like Derrick Jeter, and his role on the upcoming Starz series POWER alongside 50 Cent. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 21st, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - May 21, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Our very own Tony Award Viewing Party (you're invited), new takes on 'Hair' and 'Myths And Hymns,' tryouts of 'Amazing Grace' and 'On Your Feet!,' that reading of 'Bedknobs And Broomsticks,' Chicago originals 'Mister Kelly' and 'Caged Dames,' more film news, the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus and more! (more...)

VIDEO: THE RESIDUALS Brings All Kinds of Crazy with Full Outtake Reel
by Matt Tamanini - May 20, 2014

In this full outtake reel we get a peek behind the scenes of the hit webseries THE RESIDUALS. Based on this video, it looks like the cast and crew of this comedy had even more fun making the show than we have had watching it. (more...)

VIDEO: THE RESIDUALS Brings All Kinds of Crazy with Full Outtake Reel
by Matt Tamanini - May 20, 2014

In this full outtake reel we get a peek behind the scenes of the hit webseries THE RESIDUALS. Based on this video, it looks like the cast and crew of this comedy had even more fun making the show than we have had watching it. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Broadway's James Tabeek Chats Going from Stage to Screen on THE RESIDUALS
by Matt Tamanini - May 15, 2014

Described by friend, and co-creator of THE RESIDUALS, Michael Paul Smith as the 'Unofficial Mayor of Midtown,' James Tabeek has appeared on Broadway in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, TABOO, and MARY POPPINS, and on tour with WICKED. However, recently, James has been subtly moving his career away from the stage towards screens of all sizes. His first step in this new direction was in the first season of the hit webseries THE RESIDUALS. The comedy tells the tumultuous stories of actors auditioning for commercials. James plays Devan, the assistant to hot-headed casting director Mark Lyell (played by SUBMISSIONS ONLY's Mark Gessner). (more...)

Three Cat Extends HANG YOUR HAT AT MISTER KELLY'S Through 5/24
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Three Cat Productions announces the extension of the world premiere of 'Hang Your Hat at Mister Kelly's' book by Jarrin Davis, original music and arrangements by Gary Gimmestad, original lyrics by Rob Dorn, directed by Artistic Director Jason Paul Smith. The productions opened on April 25, 2014 and will be extended through May 24, 2014. Cast members include Jason Michael Hammond, Nicole Haskins, Todd Neal, Paul Pasulka, Sara Reinecke, and Demetrous White, Jr. Performances are held at the Chicago Park District's Berger Park Coach House Theater at 6205 N. Sheridan Road (Edgewater by Granville el stop on Red Line). (more...)

VIDEO: Finished Spots, Grocery Ghost, & Friend Requests in THE RESIDUALS Season Finale
by Matt Tamanini - May 13, 2014

After nine hysterical episodes, the Season 1 finale of the comedic webseries THE RESIDUALS is finally available today, and it just might be the funniest episode yet. In this episode Pete sees his Clyde's spot, while Ellen sees the Bua spot she missed out on. Also, Pete and Keith write for their series, but get distracted when Valerie only friend requests one of them. And Pete observes business as usual in the commercial world. (more...)

VIDEO: Finished Spots, Grocery Ghost, & Friend Requests in THE RESIDUALS Season Finale
by Matt Tamanini - May 13, 2014

After nine hysterical episodes, the Season 1 finale of the comedic webseries THE RESIDUALS is finally available today, and it just might be the funniest episode yet. In this episode Pete sees his Clyde's spot, while Ellen sees the Bua spot she missed out on. Also, Pete and Keith write for their series, but get distracted when Valerie only friend requests one of them. And Pete observes business as usual in the commercial world. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: THE RESIDUALS Outtake Reel Preview
by Matt Tamanini - May 12, 2014

In this BroadwayWorld Exclusive, we get a peek behind the scenes of the hit webseries THE RESIDUALS. Based on this video, it looks like the cast and crew of this comedy had even more fun making the show than we have had watching it. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Creator of THE RESIDUALS Explains How to Collaborate With Your Partner Without Killing Each Other
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 08, 2014

It's about to get all Dr. Phil up in here! It can be...shall we say, hazardous...to navigate the potential treachery that is a personal relationship/creative/business partnership. As far back as when Gillian and I first started dating, we always wanted to help each other however we could, and to be included in each other's projects whenever possible. We took that to the next level last year when we decided to take on nearly every task involved in the production of our webseries about commercial auditions, 'The Residuals.' (more...)

Xerox Research Centre Canada and Battelle Memorial Institute Form Materials Science Research and Development Alliance
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

The alliance will allow clients of XRCC and Battelle to access the deep capabilities of the two renowned research organizations including the use of XRCC`s pilot plant and manufacturing scale-up facility to augment their own resources in developing and bringing new products to market. (more...)

VIDEO: Pete Shoots an Uncomfortable Commercial in Episode 9 of THE RESIDUALS
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2014

In this week's episode 'The Shoot,' Pete shoots his Clyde's commercial, Valerie confronts Mark in the most strategic way possible, and Keith gets some constructive criticism during a voiceover audition. (more...)

VIDEO: Pete Shoots an Uncomfortable Commercial in Episode 9 of THE RESIDUALS
by TV News Desk - May 06, 2014

In this week's episode 'The Shoot,' Pete shoots his Clyde's commercial, Valerie confronts Mark in the most strategic way possible, and Keith gets some constructive criticism during a voiceover audition. (more...)

BWW Interviews: THE RESIDUALS Creators Talk GAME OF THRONES, MAD MEN, Why Show is Their Child
by Matt Tamanini - May 05, 2014

What qualities are required to make a successful web series on a shoe-string budget? Are they the same qualities required to make a successful marriage? Well, last year, newly-weds Michael Paul Smith and Gillian Pensavalle decided to find out. The two actors had been in the business for years when they decided to combine their creative talents and the product turned out to be The Residuals, a comedic web series about the perils of auditioning for commercials. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Writer/Director of Web Series THE RESIDUALS Gives Hilarious Tips for Commercial Auditioning
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 02, 2014

Throughout its first season, BroadwayWorld TV has been very proud to air every episode of the new webseries THE RESIDUALS. With just two episodes left, Creator/Writer/Director/Star Michael Paul Smith has constructed a hilarious list of 10 Tips to Commercial Auditioning. Check out Michael's tips below, and whether you are an actor or not, catch up on the series at www.theresiduals.tv, before Tuesday's next episode. (more...)

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