Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns
Short Film | 6:40 | 35mm
A testy visitor sends a farmer's quiet Sunday on a hilarious downward spiral into udder chaos.
Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns stars John Dunsworth (Trailer Park Boys) and Levi MacDougall (Important Things with Demetri Martin).
Cast: John Dunsworth, Levi MacDougall, Christopher Bearne, Murlane Carew, Sherry Smith
Writer/Director: Pardis Parker
Producer: Laura Mackenzie

Selected Awards and Distinctions

2010 Canadian Comedy Awards
Nominee: Pardis Parker - Best Direction, Film
2010 NBC Universal Short Cuts Film Festival
Semi-Finalist

Other Awards and Distinctions

2012 SENE Film Festival
Best of SENE
2011 Screaming Ant Film Festival
Best Narrative Film
Featured Filmmaker Award
2011 Detroit Windsor International Film Festival
Best Short Comedy
2011 Santa Catalina Film Festival
Finalist
2011 World Music and Independent Film Festival
Nominee: Pardis Parker - Best Director
Nominee: John Dunsworth - Best Actor
Nominee: Levi MacDougall - Best Supporting Actor
2011 Tallahassee Film Festival
Finalist
2011 Lakeshorts International Film Festival
Best Comedy
2011 Buttered Corn on the Cob Film Festival
Juror Pick
2011 Griffon International Film Festival
Best Comedy
2011 Derby City Film Festival
Finalist
2010 Montgomery Film Festival
Best Film Award
Best Comedy Award
Audience Award
2010 Wet Your Pants Comedy Film Festival
Best Short Film
2010 TriMedia Film Festival
Best of the TriMedia Film Festival
2010 South Dakota Film Festival
Jury Award
2010 JamFest Indie Film Festival
Silver
2010 Twin Rivers Media Festival
2nd Place

Official Selection

2012 Boston Comedy Festival
2012 South Texas Underground Film Festival
2012 Flatpack Film Festival (Salon des Refusés)
2012 Soul 4 Reel Film Festival
2012 NSI Film Festival
2011 St. Louis International Film Festival
2011 Mile High Horror Film Festival
2011 Salt Lake City Film Festival
2011 Ventura Film Festival
2011 Blue Plum Film Festival
2011 Anthem Film Festival
2011 Big Sur Film Festival
2011 Twisp Rural Roots Film Festival
2011 Over The Fence Comedy Film Festival
2011 da Vinci Film Festival
2011 Athens International Film and Video Festival
2011 Rincon International Film Festival
2011 Indie Spirit Film Festival
2011 Frozen Dog Film Festival
2011 Capital City Film Festival
2011 Detroit Independent Film Festival
2011 LUMS Film Festival
2011 Beloit International Film Festival
2011 Yellowknife International Film Festival
2010 Kerry Film Festival
2010 Nashua International Film Festival
2010 Utopia Film Festival
2010 Silver Wave Film Festival
2010 Royal Flush Festival
2010 Dixie Film Festival
2010 Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival
2010 Texandance International Film Festival
2010 BlissFest Film Festival
2010 Calgary International Film Festival
2010 Desiderata Film Festival
2010 Bay Street Film Festival
2010 Topanga Film Festival
2010 Grand Rapids Film Festival
2010 Glen Rose Neo·Relix Film Festival
2010 Estes Park Film Festival
2010 Southern Appalachian International Film Festival
2010 Southern Winds Film Festival
2010 Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival
2010 Washougal International Film Festival
2010 Interrobang Film Festival
2010 Film Stories Festival
2010 PEI International Film Festival
2010 Flagstaff Film Festival
2010 Urban Suburban Film Festival
2010 Phoenix International Christian Film Festival
2010 Out Twin Cities Film Festival
2009 Dawn Breakers International Film Festival (as rough cut)
2009 Atlantic Film Festival (as rough cut)

Press

The Chronicle Herald - Pardis Parker's film The Dance wins its 18th award (PDF)
UoBlogfest - Flatpack Festival presents: Salon des Refusés
Short Cuts Podcast - Episode 11: Pardis Parker
The Coast - Best Halifax Ambassador
East Coast Kitchen Party - Pardis Parker - A Rising Star from the Halifax Indie Film Scene
Monterey County Weekly - Pardis Parker's 'The Dance' is a Short Film with Wide Appeal
Nova Scotia | Come to Life - Featured Nova Scotian - Pardis Parker
The Chronicle Herald - Filmmaker Parker ready to Dance at film fest Sunday (PDF)
Bite.ca - Pardis Parker Is Judges Choice For Stand Up & Bite Me Round 3
Humber Happenings - Lakeshorts Passports
Horrorphilia - Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns (2009) Short Film Review
The Coast - Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns now online
Glen Matthews - Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns
The Coast - Pardis Parker's busy life
The Chronicle Herald - Multi-talented filmmaker readying his next short (PDF)
CinemaSinema - Tallahassee Film Festival - Friday
The Coast - Pardis Parker scores again with Afghan and Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns
The Coast - Jackson, Bankson, Parker nab nods
Remaindered - Derby City
The Ville Voice - 2011 Derby City Film Fest Nominees Named
Indy Film News - Finalists and Acting Nominations for the 2011 Derby City Film Festival Announced
The Chronicle Herald - 2010 - The Honour Roll (PDF)
Louisville.com - Selections Made for Derby City Film Festival
Bowling Green Daily News - The Derby City Film Festival Announces Selections For The 2011 Festival held in February
Vimooz - 2011 Derby City Film Festival Announces Selections
The Chronicle Herald - Halifax film named festival semi-finalist (PDF)
The Chronicle Herald - Halifax comedian finalist for Canada's Next Top Comic (PDF)
Yahoo! Canada News - Haligonian could be Next Top Comic (PDF)
Metro News - Haligonian could be Next Top Comic
The Coast - Pardis Parker on Implants and awards
National Post - Canadian short film wins big at festival
The Chronicle Herald - Halifax film wins awards at U.S. fest (PDF)
MSN News - Halifax film earns 3 awards at U.S. fest
CBC News - Halifax film earns 3 awards at U.S. fest
Sympatico.ca News - Halifax film earns 3 awards at U.S. fest
Yahoo! Canada News - Local film gets 3 nods at film fest
Haligonia.ca - Local film gets 3 nods at film fest
Metro News - Local film gets 3 nods at film fest
Midtown Montgomery Living - Montgomery Film Festival
A Heart in New York - Review: Montgomery Film Festival 2: This time its personal.
Faces Magazine - Pardis Parker (PDF)
The Chronicle Herald - Parker up for four comedy awards (PDF)
CBC.ca - Less Than Kind leads comedy nominees
TheComedyNetwork.ca - 2010 Canadian Comedy Awards Nominees Announced
Canadian Comedy Awards - Nominees
The Chronicle Herald - Parker film Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns is No. 2 (PDF)
Festacular Blogomatic - Two Men, Two Cows, Two Guns, dir. Pardis Parker