An ongoing feature in which I recommend the work and websites of people who buy me dinner. Today’s entry: Ross Kiester!
I met Ross Kiester at the Platform Animation Festival in Portland, OR, where his two brilliant and charming teenage daughters impressed me with their impeccable taste (they’re fans of the Stork). Last week Ross …
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Ms. Laaw-yuhr asks a good question: why go through the trouble and expense of putting Sita Sings the Blues on 35mm film?
1. The most prestigious and important film festivals still show only film, not video. The next deadline for the first of these is Berlin, November 1st. If Sita is accepted, she’ll have to …
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Go see this movie. If you’re in New York, you can catch it at Cinema Village this week. If you’re not in New York, ask your local rep house to get it.
Go! I’m not just saying this because I grew up in corn country.
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Today I did a google blogsearch on my name (no, I’m not ashamed) and look what came up:
Not just a monster, a bargain monster. This may be my only five-star review.
Get me with no regrets. Beware of invalid information about me, there’s plenty out there.
Quality the me, conveniently located.
(I had a link to the …
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My current plan involves persuading 15 people to lend me $2,000 each. A mere $2K buys a credit of your choice, and I’ll pay you back as soon as the movie gets money (before I pay back myself). How does that sound? I’m also trying to arrange a screening (on DVD) in New York …
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Speaking of raising $30,000, anyone who invests can have a credit of their choice in the film! Director, Writer and Animator are all taken, but there are so many more:
Sita’s Gowns by
Third Unit Supervisor
…and so many more. Buy your credit today!
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Anyone have $30,000 lying around I can borrow? That’s about how much it will cost to get the digital film-out, soundtrack and processing for a 35mm print of Sita Sings the Blues. I promise I’ll pay you right back once the big bucks start rolling in. There’s big bucks in quirky little self-animated art …
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