ps- this is getting rerun sometime in December.
Stefan Avalos and Lance Weiler have been invited to the Flanders International Film Festival in Ghent, Belgium, to lecture at the digiforum. They will discuss the new world of digital film making and how The Last Broadcast was part of it.
*sometime in the near future we'll have an online diary, complete with photos. This festival ROCKED!! We felt like stars and met some excellent people.
DV MAGAZINE will be streaming the trailer and doing a brief write up on it's web site. This will be up by the second week in Oct. The film will also be mentioned in the letters section of the magazine.
WIRED MAGAZINE Cover story Special report!! Hollywood 2.0 baby! "Meet the new players who are reinventing entertainment" . Is this going to our heads? You bet! Nah... just kidding; but it is too cool to be in the same list as Luc Besson and Linwood Dunn.DECEMBER, 1997
VIDEOMAKER MAGAZINE will have a feature article about how we made the movie entirely on our desktops.
THE CRAIG WRIGHT SHOW- Our first radio interview. Cool guy. We even had a caller ask us how we could call this a film when in fact most of it was shot on video.
FILM THREAT WEEKLY- Cool article with attitude.
PC GRAPHICS AND VIDEO has commissioned us to write an article about how we made the movie. It will detail the process from building the systems to mastering for DVD.January, 1998
CLIPS SHOWCASE- December 18 we will be presenting a section of the film to an audience of producers, agents, development executives, distributors and the media. We are very excited about this as this showcase has been the beginning of quite a few successful films.
BEYOND COMPUTERS - NPR's national radio show about computers "goes to the movies". The interview with Nina Teicholz basically is about how we did it and how this is a liberating thang for independent filmmakers. You can listen to it streamed from their website or listen to it on the radio. Check your local listings for time and date.
ANDY GRAHAM'S COMPUTER BEAT RADIO SHOW- Andy Graham's Computer Beat Radio Show was a fun thing to do. Kansas radio do you hear us? Listen to it in Real Audio.
MOVIEMAKER MAGAZINE - will have an article about how we did it, and what this means to the future of independent film.
CAMCORDER AND COMPUTER VIDEO will be covering the project in a feature article regarding desktop video.
PRIMETIME WEEKEND. March 7th, we will be on ABC affiliate WPVI's Primetime Weekend.
And finally, Let the shows begin...
March 9th through the
The movie will be presented via DIGITAL PROJECTION at the historic art deco County Theater in Doylestown, Bucks County, Pa.
We are extremely fortunate to be using a state of the art projection system provided by Digital Projection inc. This is the same projector used in "Tomorrow Never Dies" and was used for it's London Premiere. It is also being used in the upcoming Star Wars movie. What moviegoers will witness here for the first time is a feature film presented to the public, that has stayed in the digital domain from start to finish.
THE SOUTH BY SOUTHWEST FILM/ MUSIC/ INTERACTIVE FESTIVAL
In conjunction with SXSW Film Festival and CONDUIT, the movie will screen at the Ritz Lounge. A Q&A will follow, followed by a series of cool digital shorts, and a party!!
SXSW FILM FESTIVAL - We will be part of a panel on Desktop Filmmaking.
VICTORIA INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
Once again we will lecture and the movie will screen at the beautiful Empress Hotel on Victoria Island.
The independent Film and
CHICAGO UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL
Los Angeles, California
at Director's Guild of America Theater
San Francisco, California
at Palace of Fine Arts
Chinarunn Pictures Pte Ltd has acquired the Singaporean Broadband rights and will release The Last Broadcast via Broadband internet. A first!
In October, it's coming...
The First Theatrical release of an independent film via satellite.
This is going to be of vital importance for indie film makers.
The Last Broadcast will be opening in :
Philadelphia PA, Providence RI, Orlando FL, Minneapolis MN, Portland OR
Let us know if you're interested in helping us set up a screening in your town... if you join the mailing list, you'll find out when and where we'll be.
IFC and Wavelength Releasing are proud to present the first ever U.S. Broadband internet release of a theatrical feature film.
story in ForbesJANUARY 1999
Dec 15 - Toronto Showing At the Design Arts Center sponsored by CFC
Cool story in Raygun by Sarah Jacobson
Sundance Film Festival - Wavelength Releasing will be heading the Digital Panels with Shootouts, Discussions of new technologies and more
Rotterdam International Film Festival- In competition in the Exploding Cinema Section.
3/13 NUFF Panel on Digital Filmmaking
MARCH 18, 1999
8 pm, AMC Phipps Plaza,
3500 Peachtree Rd. NE
3/27,28 Cleveland Film Festival
3/30 AIVF panel on Digital Filmmaking
Buenos Aires International Film Festival
"Mind The Gap" - Amsterdam, Holland
International Electronic Cinema Tour May'99
Theatrical MAY, 1999May 15
The last chance to see The Last Broadcast on the big screen..
New York DGA THEATER
110 w 57th St. For ticket info visit http://www.ammi.org/ (starting May 3rd) or call (718) 784-4520
Co-Presented by the American Museum of the Moving Image & The Independent Film Channel.
Cannes International Film Festival
CANNES FILM FESTIVAL "Mitic Technology Showcase" Miramar Theater located on the Croisette May 18, 19 and 20
LUX CENTER 2-4 Hoxton Square Tel: 44(0)171 684 0101
Darklight Film Festival
May 28-June 4
Popcorn Film Festival
The Last Broadcast on home video
available at amazon.com for a limited time. (until Aug 24th)
Released exclusively at HOLLYWOOD VIDEO across the country
Special limited engagement return to the COUNTY THEATER in Bucks county Pa. (where it all started)
East Coast VSDA convention - Atlantic City.
Oct 11th - 16th
Flanders International Film Festival - return to where it all started and a very nice way to finish. The movie and two debates about digital cinema will be seen in Ghent, Belgium and also beamed to Madrid and Amsterdam. This was our first and favorite festival, so we are really excited to go.
General Home video release on VHS and DVD