Through their social networks, Esteban Menis He recounted the dramatic and violent situation he went through on Thursday. “We went to film a short in La Plata and almost all of our equipment was stolen. We are an independent film group that for years we have worked together with a lot of love, “he revealed on his Instagram account.
In order to continue filming and replace part of what was lost, the filmmaker and influencer started a collection. And the response from his followers was immediate. “We have already collected 6 thousand coffee beans in 24 hours. Hopefully more people will join, thank you very little ”, he reported on how the collection is progressing on the platform of crowdfunding.
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In reference to how the events occurred, the director explained that were violently surprised by a group of armed people: “We saved our lives and we are grateful for that. We lost almost all the teams that are very expensive ”.
Menis is one of the leaders of the so-called Nueva Comedia Argentina (NCA). With his series Electrical He entered the micro-world of an ambitious audiovisual production company, alongside other talented comedians such as Iair Said and Laura Grinszpan.
Esteban Menis, a humorist who likes to bother
In dialogue with TN ShowMenis said that he has a hate / love relationship with the medium that served him as a showcase to make his particular sense of humor visible. “I think that social networks have excellent things and at the same time it is hell itself,” he said.
Then, he added: “They are addictive, they raise your dopamine when you have more likes. An addiction is generated, it is difficult. Because for me it is still a place where I have gotten a lot of jobs ”.
Those mixed feelings were fundamental to the creation of his short film Hater. “What I saw specifically is this thing (which doesn’t happen to me, really), of hate, of being barred. Criticizing is very common. I prefer to criticize, as should happen to you, that if you see something that you did not like, you do not want to write against it, there are so many beautiful things, “he said.
When defining his sense of humor, Menis is very clear: likes to move around an area where wit and discomfort coexist. “I like him dramedy, that mixture of comedy and drama, both in film and in the rest. I like deformity, uncomfortable moments, things that are not fully understood and remain as in an interstice, indefinable medium ”, he concluded.