Age of Stupid Self-Release Spawns Good Screenings Site

Age of Stupid Self-Release Spawns Good Screenings Site
Indie filmmakers take note. Taking the Diy model to max, Franny Armstrong, the intrepid director of the super-smart UK eco-doc The Age of Stupid (which airs on the Discovery Channel April 17) knocked out a bit of software called Indie Screenings, which allowed anyone anywhere to organize their own screening of her doc. 1402 screenings were organized in six months, earning more than 110,000 pounds for their crowd-funders and more again for the screening organizers, writes Armstrong in one of her emails. Armstrong hooked up with the folks at Britdoc to make the software available to other filmmakers via the Good Screenings website, which went up Thursday and now features eight change-the-world films (recent SXSW hit Erasing David is among them), with more to come, she ...
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