CLOSING FILM: Indie Gaming: The Movie (2012, CA)
DOCUMENTARY/ GAMING/ TECH
After two years of painstaking work, designer Edmund McMillen and programmer Tommy Refenes await the release of their first major game for Xbox, Super Meat Boy—the adventures of a skinless boy in search of his girlfriend, who is made of bandages. At PAX, a major video-game expo, developer Phil Fish unveils his highly anticipated, four-years-in-the-making FEZ. Jonathan Blow considers beginning a new game after creating Braid, one of the highest-rated games of all time.
First-time filmmaking duo Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky capture the emotional journey of these meticulously obsessive artists who devote their lives to their interactive art. Four developers, three games, and one ultimate goal— to express oneself through a video game.
DIRECTORS BIO: James Swirsky & Lisanne Pajot
Independent filmmaker James Swirsky teamed up with storyteller, interviewer and producer Lisanne Pajot to create feature length documentary ‘Indie Game: The Movie’. They have been working on the project for over a year, gathering stories from indie game developers all over North America. They have done all the producing, directing, cinematography, editing, and writing for the feature film and all the web videos made during the process.
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