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Congratulations to "Black Hat" writer-director Robbie Bryan! The project received the most votes to win January's Project of the Month. The prize is a consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film Institute. Here's a look at the film's pitch: "Dandi Chiapetta" is an alternative teen who is into everything anime and the band Slipknot. Bullied for her love of this art form, she still has a dream. To get to a convention halfway across the country where her favorite anime Director, Shinichiro Watanabe, is going to turn one amateur manga comic into an anime. When all else fails, she "kidnaps" her estranged grandfather, in a nursing home, and races to get to the convention in time. Judging by our Fb page, which has over 228,000 "likes" already, worldwide, this film and subject matter has huge potential. For more information on this project, visit its Project of the Day page. »
Any panel, roundtable or seminar that concerns technological advancements in film is bound to hit upon the issue of audience engagement. How we can best make use of the embarrassment of riches the internet affords us in finding the right people to watch our film. Filmmaker Robbie Bryan has managed to collect (at the time of this writing) 235,427 Facebook likes for his upcoming film Black Hat, that’s still only in the development stage. He’s leveraged his fan base into an ambitious Seed & Spark campaign, interacting with them along the way and soliciting their input in the shaping of his […] »
- Sarah Salovaara
Upcoming manga/anime-themed feature film Black Hat is currently in the fundraising stage, and among the cool incentives being offered is an opportunity to attend the premiere with one of the stars, Brooke Lewis herself!
We have some information on the project below; for more visit the official Black Hat fundraising campaign at Seed & Spark, "like" Black Hat on Facebook, and follow Black Hat on Twitter (@blackhatanime).
And be sure to head over and check out the sights at BrookeLewis.com as well. Oh, Ms. Vampy, how we love ya!
From the Press Release
The national fundraising campaign for Black Hat has launched to promote the passion of the anime, manga, and cosplay community with writer/director/actor Robbie Bryan (iMurders, The Stand-In). The launching pad is with Seed & Spark, a truly independent filmmaking community where filmmakers and audiences come together for crowd-funding, production, and streaming distribution.
The campaign coincides »
- Scott Hallam
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