KIDS IN THE HALL Founders Dave Foley & Kevin McDonald to Receive Ernie Kovacs Award
Dallas VideoFest (http://videofest.org) announced today that it will honor both Kids in the Hall co-founders Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald with the coveted Ernie Kovacs Award on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 14, at the Alamo Drafthouse (100 S. Central Expressway at Beltline - Richardson). Tickets can be purchased here: https://prekindle.com/event/59225-kovacs-award-richardson.
$25 - the Ernie Kovacs Awards presentation at 7:30 p.m.
$10 - BRAIN CANDY (1996) with intro by Dave Foley and Kevin McDonald at 10 p.m.
$30 - Kovacs Awards presentation and BRAIN CANDY at 7:30 p.m.
$50 - includes all events: Reception hosted by Canadian Consulate, Ernie Kovacs Awards presentation and BRAIN CANDY at 6:30 p.m.
ABOUT DAVE FOLEY Dave Foley is a Canadian actor, stand-up comedian, director, producer and writer. Along with Kevin McDonald, he is the co-founder of the comedy group The Kids in the Hall, responsible for their eponymous sketch show and the feature-length film BRAIN CANDY. He played Dave Nelson in the sitcom "News Radio," voiced Flik in A BUG'S LIFE and hosted the game show, "Celebrity Poker Showdown." Some of Dave's favorite KITH sketches include: "Girl Drink Drunk," "King of Empty Promises," and "Things to Do."
ABOUT KEVIN MCDONALD Comedian, actor, writer and director Kevin McDonald founded The Kids in the Hall with friend Dave Foley, after they met in Toronto at Second City.
Kevin went on to appear in a variety of films including BOY MEETS GIRL, LILO & STITCH, and EPIC MOVIE. On television, he has appeared as memorable characters on various shows like That '70s Show, Seinfeld, Friends, NewsRadio, MADTV and Arrested Development. Kevin's distinctive voice has also been apart of various animated series. Some of Kevin's favorite KITH sketches include: 'The Fur Trapper," "King of Empty Promises," "Skoora the Gentle Killer Shark," and "Reg."