Bruce talks about the business side of filmmaking, specifically what it took to get the Evil Dead funded and distributed.
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James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot prove their “geek cred” as the producers of the award-winning documentary Indie Game: The Movie, which chronicles the emotional journey of the independent developers of Super Meat Boy, Fez, and Braid as they struggle to make their video game dreams a reality.
Go behind the scenes and learn about the inspiration for the film, what is so special about independent games, how their own journey as independent filmmakers parallels that of the developers portrayed on screen, and more.
Plus the most challenging aspects of making the film, why thy bypassed more traditional distribution channels, and the unusual story behind the iconic Super Nintendo controller.
Elvis Mitchell gets Lloyd Kaufman to open up and go beyond his usual rehearsed schtick. A great interview from 2009, when Lloyd was promoting his book, Direct Your Own Damn Movie.
Increasingly, filmmakers are becoming directly involved in the distribution and marketing of their own films. Veteran marketing strategist, Marc Schiller, and distribution specialist, Richard Abramowitz, will share their unique experiences working with directors and producers on the release of their films. The session will highlight their experiences and techniques collaborating on such films as the Academy Award nominated film, Exit Through The Gift Shop and the box office hit, Senna. The discussion will present specific tips and strategies that filmmakers can employ during the distribution and marketing process to increase success in the box office and digital release.