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A mockumentary about a night in the life of a group of role playing gamers. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Aimee Graham ... Elizabeth

Alastair Surprise ... Sanford
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Eric M. Aldrich ... Conventioneer
Jack Allen ... Conventioneer
Jean Avaritt ... Conventioneer
Laura Beyermurnu ... Conventioneer
Alasdair Burton ... Conventioneer
Dana Campbell ... Conventioneer

Hunter Canning ... Pizza Delivery Boy

Price Carson ... Officer Banus
Caroline R. Cath ... Conventioneer
Michael Cirrincione ... Conventioneer
Jeff Coatney ... Jasper

Jon Collins ... Larry

Abram Cox ... Conventioneer (as Tim Cox)
George Crandell ... Conventioneer
Chris Cummins ... Conventioneer
Jon Dabach ... Kevin
Joseph Dammann ... Gnats
Lucia Diaz ... Gwen (as Lucia Diaz Sas)
Jon Enge ... Conventioneer
Rebecca L. Epner ... Conventioneer
Philip Fleishmann ... Conventioneer
Kris Freeman ... Conventioneer
Al Gaines ... Conventioneer
Dave Grabar ... Conventioneer
Sam Grosbie ... Conventioneer
Michael Hall ... Conventioneer
Sarryh Hester ... Conventioneer
Neil Higger ... Conventioneer
Marguerite Holt ... Conventioneer
Scott Horner ... Conventioneer
Steve Hutt ... Conventioneer
Evan James ... Conventioneer
Tom Jolly ... Conventioneer
Dawn Kraft ... Conventioneer
Katherine Kwid ... Conventioneer
Kris Lehere ... Conventioneer
Barbara Lewandowski ... Conventioneer
Barry Lynd ... Conventioneer
Michael Macavrey ... Conventioneer

Dan D.W. McCann ... Conventioneer (as Dan R. McCann)
Joyce McCosco ... Conventioneer
Kurt Miller ... Conventioneer
Aimee Moisa ... Conventioneer
Joseph Neelon ... Conventioneer
Christofer Newman ... Conventioneer (as Christopher J. Newman)
Alex Neyman ... Conventioneer
Jason Orman ... Conventioneer
John Pabros-Clark ... Matt Harry Narration
Alex Packard ... Conventioneer
Steve Packard ... Conventioneer
Andrew Parros ... Conventioneer
Steve Parsons ... Conventioneer
Steve P. Pence ... Conventioneer
Steve Petry ... Conventioneer
Kristen Rossen ... Conventioneer
Brian Rupnik ... Conventioneer
John Michael Scholl ... Jack
Alan Scott ... Conventioneer
Mary Scott ... Conventioneer
Tom Seeling ... Conventioneer
Jamie Shaw ... Conventioneer
Laurie Spore ... Conventioneer
Mike St. Amand ... Conventioneer
Rodney Tailor ... Conventioneer
Rodney Taylor ... Conventioneer
Ben Tobin ... Conventioneer
Marc Ward ... Conventioneer
Stephen Williams ... Conventioneer

Directed by
Matthew Ross 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tom Hietter 

Produced by
Jon Collins .... executive producer
Nicole Harlow .... story producer
Tom Hietter .... executive producer
Ron Krauss .... producer
Jennifer L. Pearlman .... story producer (as Jennifer Pearlman)
Holly Rollins .... line producer
Holly Rollins .... producer
Matthew Ross .... producer
Nigel Smart .... co-producer
Original Music by
Bobby Crown 
Bobby Crown 
Cinematography by
Wes Kelm 
Film Editing by
Michael Helm 
Jeff Kelly 
Casting by
Jason Buyer 
Production Design by
Alexa Lee 
Art Direction by
Alexa Lee 
Production Management
Holly Rollins .... unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Michael Hutchinson .... second assistant director
Art Department
Erik Harlow .... props
John Yoo .... props
Sound Department
Steve Blazewick .... sound mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
John Charter .... camera operator
Michael Duarte .... second camera operator
Matt Guthrie .... camera operator
Erez Kabacher .... first assistant camera
Alex Lurkins .... best boy electric
Vince Martin .... camera operator
Christopher Shaun .... camera operator
Editorial Department
John Charter .... assistant editor
Michael Helm .... assistant editor
Jon Mann-Krieger .... assistant editor
Enzo Raee .... on-line editor
Will Raée .... on-line editor (as Will Raee)
Other crew
Carrie Murphy .... set production assistant
Patrick Noel Hietter .... special thanks
David Tarleton .... special thanks

Production CompaniesDistributors

Additional Details

85 min
Sound Mix:

Did You Know?

Jasper:It's like giving a frog a nuclear weapon, Kevin!
Kevin:That would be a good game, a frog with a nuclear weapon.
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2 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
fun film, 7 April 2007
Author: Sionrel

I got a chance to see an advance screening of "Fellowship of the Dice," and I really liked it. It's sort of a cross between "Best In Show" and "Trekkies," as interspersed with the improvised scenes are interviews with real gamers at a gaming convention. I'm not what most actual gamers would call a gamer, since I only play one game about 2 months out of the year, that game only utilizes a single 10-sided die, and I can't quote rules and statistics at random - I don't even know all the rules for the game I do play - and I really don't embrace the actual role-playing part of RPG, preferring to approach it more as an elaborate board game. The reason that's pertinent is that you don't necessarily have to be any sort of real gamer to enjoy Fellowship of the Dice...though it probably helps if you at least know a few of the hardcore types, because half my enjoyment came from recognizing certain archetypes. The other half came from the inspired lunacy rampant in the film and watching the actors throw themselves into it just to keep up with each other - all without blowing the truth behind their characters. It says something for this movie and its cast that as goofy as it sometimes gets, it almost never rings false, and the few times that it does are obviously meant in the spirit of camaraderie and good-natured ribbing at itself and the community it embraces. This is a movie made by actual gamers, and it shows. It never dips into disparaging territory, preferring instead to embrace the sometimes misfit nuttiness we're all capable of and then take it out for a pizza...with friends. It's the cinematic equivalent of doing something ridiculously goofy or stupid, then realizing what you've done and turning to a stranger who saw you do it to laugh and say, "Can you believe I just did that?!"

Fellowship isn't always perfect, and there wasn't a lot of budget to be had, but its production values are on a par with a lot of low-budget independent films and better than most. You won't see the boom dipping into the picture or people stuttering over lines that should have been re-shot, and no one borrowed their dad's mini-DV recorder and a barn to shoot it in. The sound is solid, it's mixed well, and the music actually fits the scene, rather than sounding canned and tossed in as an afterthought or an effort to score someone the producer knows a record deal. The acting is also better than most independent film; no one in the cast comes off as an old childhood friend of the producers, attempting to break into showbiz through the good graces of their pocketbooks or nepotism. Which is a lot more than I can say about a lot of indie films I've seen that had much bigger budgets. And frankly, I enjoyed it a LOT more than I do most independent films. There's nothing pretentious or overwrought about it, and it doesn't spend any of its time bashing you over the head or dancing in circles, trying to make a point or demonstrate how smart it is. It's just good, clean, goofy fun that wants nothing more than to take you along for the ride. And *maybe* make the point that geeks are people too. :)

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