The Expert: Progress Meeting (Short Comedy Sketch)

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Have you been in such business meetings? Is your business English up to the same standard? Any other interesting nuances of your business life? Let us know in the comments!

Starring: Orion Leem, Alex Wadham, Abdiel LeRoy, Amir El Masry, Ben Kernow, Eleanor Byrne, Seán Burke & Ayanna Coleman-Potempa

Directed by Lauris Beinerts
Screenplay by Lauris Beinerts
Story by Orion Lee & Lauris Beinerts
Based on characters created by Alexey Berezin
Producers: Michael Bel Gil & Damien Beaton
Executive Producers: Orion Lee & Lauris Beinerts
Director of Photography: Matt Riley
Production Designer: Catiana Becker
Costume Designer: Sabina Piccini
Editor: Connor Snedecor
1st Assistant Director: Archie Hollway
1st Assistant Camera: Matt Tregoning
2nd Assistant Camera: Joanne Smith
Sound Recordist: Xan Márquez Caneda
Gaffer: Pete Carrier
Make-up Artist: Sabrina Garside
Sound Designer: James Bryant
Colourist: James Willett

Equipment provided by Picture Canning & CARRIER-media.
Shot on location at Runway East.
Special Thanks to Natasha Larkin, Spike O'Connell & Edgars Jēkabsons.

A Constellation Creatives, FILM 0.1 & Meshes production.
(c) 2018.



We made this video using:
- A pint glass (for the wide shot)
- Printed handouts (all 375 pages if you ask)
- A very illustrative graph
- A bit of Buzz

Have you been asked to do an impossible task at a meeting? A funny task? What is your working life balance? Who here has a bad boss? Share with us your latest office humor!

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Author — Lauris Beinerts

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A project manager is the sort of person that thinks, 3 women can produce one baby in 3 months

Author — CptObvious

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I wonder what would happen to this company if this guy quits

Author — Nicholas Lau

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This is painful to watch. Especially if you're a real life Anderson.

Author — Nambeye J Katebe

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I feel for Anderson, as a developer I've been in similar non-sensical meetings.

Author — Adam Nicholls

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75% is also 75 / 100 which means they can produce 75 prototypes and when he's done we can ship the other 25. Its much more efficient than shipping only 3!

Author — eric yu

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This scenario happened exactly 3 hours ago in our project meeting

Author — Kapitan Blue

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What I don't understand is why 90 degrees was the bottom value tested for right angles. I believe an 81 degree right angle would be better. It is 10% more efficient than a 90 degree right angle, and so we could expect it to work perfectly 9 out of 10 times.

Alternatively, the right angle problem would have been resolved using a straight angle. R&D should look into developing straight angles. As we all know, in theory, straight angles are ambidextrous, so using them would allow them to be used for both right angle and left angle applications.

Author — JCarlos Quebrado

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I feel like I missed the "Design me a pie chart to show 114%" episode. I can just see how it would have gone down. "Anderson, you seem fixated on circles with this pie-chart problem. You're the expert, I shouldn't have to be creative for you, but maybe you should try a square. Think outside the box a bit." Then, someone else, "Clearly if he can't show 114% with his circle, then he needs a bigger circle. I'm not saying I understand everything Anderson does, but this is obvious. If you need more, make it bigger."

Author — eltimbalino

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this is not a comedy at all. I would have spit in the project manager's face.

Author — Tsuning Goon

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With 25 years in IT, this is so very depressingly familiar.

Some brown nose gives infeasible suggestions that the actual competent people are expected to deliver. The brown nose uses buzzwords that the managers have heard, to make himself sound competent. This forces those doing the actual implementation to work stupid hours to get something that might just pass the smell test. Corners are unavoidably cut because of this and then afterthought bandaids are required when customers are angry that the product or service is broken in design and implementation.

In the end, if this actually succeeded, the brown nose gets the credit and the bonus, but if it fails the competent implementers get the blame.

Rinse repeat, until someone goes postal.

Author — hashbangmonkey

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Brilliant writing, brilliant acting. He has the perfect WTF face, someone should make a meme out of it. LoL

Author — lestersys

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I do technical stuff that are hard to explain to laypeople in any kind of comprehensive way without explaining like 10 different technologies. Sometimes I have similarly frustrating meetings and interactions at work. I often show these skits to friends and family to explain what those are like for me. I'd gladly support a patreon or whatever to keep these coming!

Author — keeflookeem

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Before it was funny. Now I'm just conflicted on whether I should give Anderson a hug or just punch everyone else.

Author — Joseph Douglas

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This is an accurate representation of how most game companies publish games?

Author — GraphX

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"we've decided to use right angle for the square project" 0:37
I would suggest to better use circle for the square project🤣

Author — Mohammed Ehtesham

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He's decided to use the right angle for the square project, and he's getting Anderson to remove any pesky left angles,  but he forget to tell Anderson to make sure the lines in the right angle run parallel to each other. ^_^

Author — fuzzylumpkin49

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Don't be the expert of the company, you'll do the whole work

Author — OZLA

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I feel like Anderson is going to shoot them all one day XD

Author — TheSLK66

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As much as I love these videos, they make me really angry :D keep it up!

Author — Patris