Who is Producer X?

Astute observers of Seder-Masochism will notice one “Producer X” on the poster:

This is consistent with the film’s opening credits:

and end credits:

Why? Who? WTF?

I made Sita Sings the Blues almost entirely alone. That caused an unforeseen problem when it came time to send the film out into the world: I was usually the only person who could represent it at festivals. Other films have producers who aren’t also the director. Other films also have crews, staff, multiple executives, and money. As SSTB’s only executive, I couldn’t be everywhere at once. Often I couldn’t be anywhere at once, due to having a life that includes occasional crises. Sometimes, if I was lucky, I could send an actor

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Seder-Masochism website and trailer

Behold sedermasochism.com!

And here’s the trailer:

Seder-Masochism Trailer April 2018 from Nina Paley on Vimeo.

Behold sedermasochism.com! And here’s the trailer: Seder-Masochism Trailer April 2018 from Nina Paley on

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Designing a Poster

So many iterations of this poster! This is version #32. A few earlier versions below:

So many iterations of this poster! This is version #32. A few earlier versions

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