JOHN CLEESE / ERNIE KOVACS AWARD SHOW
Dallas VideoFest is proud to honor actor and comedian John Cleese, best known for the British comedy, Monty Python’s Flying Circus and Fawlty Towers, with the coveted Ernie Kovacs Award
The trifecta anniversary celebration of the 100th anniversary of Ernie Kovacs’ birth coupled with the 50th anniversary of the start of Monty Python’s Flying Circus in the UK adding in the 45th anniversary of the British comedy making its debut of airing in the United States starting its American journey at Dallas’ PBS station, KERA-TV. The trifecta culminates in John Cleese receiving the Ernie Kovacs Award.
made possible by our sponsors at Half Price Books
Dallas Film Commission, Texas Commission on the Arts, Selig Polyscope Company
Special thanks to Kelly Kitchens, Barak Epstein, Gorden Smith, Adam Dietrich, and Greg Metz