STAND UP w/SMITH & KORNBLATT — In this reality web series, zany Anthony Smith and slightly calmer Marc Kornblatt once again team up, this time to create a video club at their school with a group of students who appreciate, and match, their energy.
Episode 1: WELCOME TO THE CLUB — Smith & Kornblatt happily reunite to lead a video club with a classroom full of fourth & fifth graders. The only problem is, they haven’t yet gotten permission to show the club members’ faces on camera. So they have to improvise. Watch episode.
Episode 2: HANDSHAKE CHALLENGE — With permission forms on file, Smith & Kornblatt challenge students to create a special handshake for their video club. Watch episode.
Episode 3: WHEREFORE ART THOU, MR. SMITH? — While Smith is missing in action, Kornblatt and crew improvise with playful abandon. Watch episode.
Episode 4: HANDSHAKE CHALLENGE REVISITED — Smith returns to the fold to pick up where they left off with a club handshakes. Watch episode.
Episode 5: MUSIC vs. PHY. ED. — Smith celebrates when Kornblatt asks students to compare physical education with music. Watch episode.
Episode 6: REAL and FAKE — Smith & Kornblatt explore the connection between laugher and news with their club members. Watch episode.
Episode 7: BEAR ARMS — What does the right to bear arms actually mean? Smith & Kornblatt explore the possibilities with their club members. Watch episode.
Episode 8: ZOMBIE TIME — When Smith shows up late and steps out of line, Kornblatt summons the zombies to put him in his proper place. Watch episode.
Episode 9: CLOSING SHENANIGANS — A special guest, an attempt to come up with a name for the club, nose picking and a big dance at the end bring this series to a close as the school years winds down. Watch episode.
SIT DOWN W/SMITH & KORNBLATT — In their fist web series, teachers Anthony Smith and Marc Kornblatt meet with students during their lunch break to discuss life at school. An official selection of the Miami Independent Film Festival. Read press coverage.
Episode 1: BEHAVIOR Mr. Kornblatt analyzes classroom behavior with his fifth grade student Jeremiah and pal Mr. Smith. Watch episode.
Episode 2: SCIENCE Jeremiah returns to discuss best practices when conducting experiments. Watch episode.
Episode 3: HAIR Ellla, a third grader, joins Smith and Kornblatt to discuss personal appearance, with mixed results. Watch episode.
Episode 4: TESTING Ella returns to tackle the highly charged issue of standardized testing. Watch episode.
Episode 5: FRIENDSHIP Smith and Kornblatt help some girls work out a touchy case of group vs. the outsider. Watch episode.
Episode 6: MEZCLA What begins as a serious discussion with Leo about community gets sidetracked by Mr. Smith. Watch episode.
Episode 7: EQUITY Leo returns to pick up where he left off when he was so rudely interrupted. Watch episode.
Episode 8: NINJA In a controversial episode, Smith and Kornblatt ask Devin and Antonio to discuss the “N” word. Watch episode.
Episode 9: SKECHERS Mr. Kornblatt uses shoes to drive home a point with Angel about bullying. Watch episode.
Episode 10: WHITE PRIVILEGE Zoe and Jesse accept Mr. Kornblatt’s challenge to discuss a sensitive topic. Watch episode.
Episode 11: RACE in spite of Mr. Smith’s goofy behavior, Jeremiah returns to close out the series on a respectful note. Watch espidose.