[c-nsp] Introducing Detective Cisco...

Quinn Kuzmich lostinmoscow at gmail.com
Fri Sep 7 10:58:33 EDT 2007

The actor who plays Detective Cisco has a definite Clive Owen vibe
going on.  I liked it.  Put a cigarette in his hand and it would be
even better.


On 9/7/07, Sam Stickland <sam_mailinglists at spacething.org> wrote:
> Take some time out of your busy working day for a film noir classic!
> Detective Cisco is hired by Mrs Packet to find her missing husband. On
> the way he meets different routing protocols who help him along on his
> journey until he finally tracks down Mr Packet, and in the process gets
> more than he bargained for!
> A film made in 12 days and 12, even longer, nights.
> Visit www.stickwell.com <http://www.stickwell.com> to download the .wmv file
> This film was written and created in its entirety by 2 Network engineers
> Samuel Stickland and Warren Cogswell. Both of these guys work day-to-day
> with Cisco equipment and have both recently passed their CCIE written
> exams. They were asked to produce a short film to be shown at a company
> presentation with a brief to have technical content, while taking a
> light-hearted approach and so Detective Cisco was conceived. The script
> was written (and furiously re-written) in a just over a day and filming
> began in earnest, while still making time for their day-to-day job. What
> you will find on the website is the final render before the piece was
> shown, which was finished just minutes before it was due to be
> screened.  Sights were aimed a bit higher than the timescale allowed
> for, but it still hopefully made a cohesive story (with a vertiable
> shedload of in-jokes for techies!).
> So we proudly give you Redistribution, a labour of love and we hope that
> you enjoy watching it as much as we enjoyed making it.
> Sam & Warren.

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