Introducing Detective Cisco...

Marshall Eubanks tme at
Fri Sep 7 16:47:37 UTC 2007

What license is this made available under ?


On Sep 7, 2007, at 10:58 AM, Quinn Kuzmich wrote:

> 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.
> Q
> On 9/7/07, Sam Stickland <sam_mailinglists at> 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 <> 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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