Oscar Pool – Multiplex 10

Welcome to the Multiplex 10 Cinemas!

As I mentioned earlier today, the Multiplex 10 animated short is NOW AVAILABLE on Vimeo On Demandand it’s getting ready to launch its film festival run very soon.

BUT that’s not the only Multiplex 10 news today. Here is the very first episode of Multiplex 10: the web series, a series of standalone vignettes featuring the Multiplex 10 Cinemas cast. These are set after the events of the short film, although you don’t need to have seen that to enjoy the web series.

If you enjoyed this webisode, you’ll love the animated short, and we hope to bring you more Multiplex 10 webisodes as fast as our hands and brains can make them. Learn more about supporting the Multiplex 10 web series!


“Oscar Pool”

Directed, executive produced, animated, and edited by Gordon McAlpin
Written by Tom Brazelton
Producers: Tom Brazelton and Joe Dunn
Tom Brazelton – Kurt
Gordon McAlpin – Jason
Amy Guth – Oscar Presenter
Associate Producers: Amy Guth and Jeff Williamson
Music by Tangelene Bolton

Multiplex 10 is now available on Vimeo On Demand (and a ton of other news)

At long last, Multiplex 10: the animated short is finally available for rent or purchase the animated short on Vimeo On Demand!

Vimeo On Demand

AND the first web series episode is now on YouTube (and Vimeo and Facebook).

AND the animated short has been officially selected by the Mindfield Film Festival!

AND The Daily Fandom gives Multiplex 10 a ★★★★★ review! — “It was an enjoyment to be related to every single character in their own way. This series is going to change the game of animated series, in a good way.… Multiplex 10 is a must watch for any film buff, animated buff, or anyone who genuinely loves good producing and directing.”

AND I chatted with the No Coast Cinema podcast about the animated short, the dearly missed comic strip, and more!

Multiplex 10 is coming in ONE WEEK!

In one week, not only will the Multiplex 10 animated short finally be released to THE ENTIRE WORLD on Vimeo On Demand! It will be $1.99 to rent or $4.99 to buy in the US — and I forget how much in other countries.

But that’s not all! Multiplex 10 the web series will also launch on the 29th, as well. Get notified when it’s available by subscribing to the Multiplex 10 YouTube channel or following Multiplex 10 Cinemas on Vimeo. (Yup, it’s free.)

The first, minute-long webisode is called “The Oscar Pool” and was written by Tom Brazelton of Theater Hopper and Triple Feature fame, so I can fairly say I think it’s very funny. Here’s a glimpse:

Still from Multiplex 10: "The Oscar Pool"

Yep. Looks like Jason and Kurt are talking about movies! 😀 SHOCKING.

Next week’s gonna be awesome, you guys. Awesome.

Multiplex 10 has been selected by the Door County Short Film Festival and GeekFest!

Multiplex 10 has been selected—officially—by the Door County Short Film Festival in Sister Bay, Wisconsin, and GeekFest, a touring festival with stops at comic book conventions across North America, including Long Beach Comic Expo, MegaCon, Dallas Comic Con, Comic Con Palm Springs, Fan Expo Canada, Long Beach Comic Con, Rose City Comic Con, Stan Lee’s Los Angeles Comic Con, HawaiiCon, New York Comic Con, and Rhode Island Comic Con.

Hopefully these are just the first of many, but we’re thrilled and honored to be included in both festivals!

Multiplex 10: the animated short is now available for PRE-ORDER!

MULTIPLEX 10 is an animated comedy short that centers around the lives of the movie-loving and customer-weary staff of the Multiplex 10 Cinemas. Kurt is an usher, pining for that special someone to share his love of horror movies. The newest hire, Jason, is a film snob who just needs a freakin’ job, okay? Despite their differences, the pair will make fast friends — unless they kill each other first.

A Chase Sequence and Strangewaze film, MULTIPLEX 10 is coming to Vimeo On Demand at MIDNIGHT Eastern on January 29, 2018. You can pre-order it through Vimeo On Demand NOW.


Directed, executive produced, and animated by Gordon McAlpin, MULTIPLEX 10 was co-written by McAlpin and Dana Luery Shaw (Echo Chamber, Classic Alice), based on the comic strip Multiplex created by Gordon McAlpin. The cast includes Gordon McAlpin, Tom Brazelton, Dana Luery Shaw, Aiyanna Wade (Nostalgia Critic), Javier Prusky (Halt and Catch Fire), Joe Dunn, and Chris Rager (Dragonball Z, Borderlands 2). Tangelene Bolton (American Zealot, Jem and the Holograms) composed an original score.