Indie Game: The Movie - A Hot Docs Live Presentation
Movie Details

Indie Game: The Movie - A Hot Docs Live Presentation

May 3, 2012 | 2h 05m

Genre

Documentary

Director

Lisanne Pajot, James Swirsky

Cast

Jonathan Blow, Phil Fish, Edmund McMillen, Tommy Refenes

Producer

Lisanne Pajot, James Swirsky, Jeff Lindsay, John McCullah, Ken Schachter, Matthew Swirsky, Jourdain Pajot

Writer

Lisanne Pajot, James Swirsky

Synopsis

INDIE GAME: THE MOVIE, directed by James Swirsky and Lisanne Pajot, looks at the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, who sacrifice money, health and sanity to realize their lifelong dreams sharing their creative visions with the world. The directors capture the tension and drama by focusing on these artists’ vulnerability and obsessive quest to express themselves through a 21st-century art form. Special thanks to Films Sales Company.

Awards

  • James Swirsky Co-Winner for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for World Cinema Documentary Editing Award
  • Lisanne Pajot Co-Winner for the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for World Cinema Documentary Editing Award

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