"Idiot with a Tripod" was shot, edited and posted online in one day without any expectations. I simply thought it would be cool to shoot the big NYC blizzard on 12/26/10.
Then Roger Ebert fell in love with it.
He championed the short, calling it "Man in a Blizzard," and said it should win an Academy Award.
It went madly viral after that and did over a million hits. It was subsequently named TIME Magazine's #3 Creative Video of 2011.
So all I've got to say is: thanks to everybody who's seen the short and liked it.