From a International Documentary Association press release.
International Documentary Association Announces twenty-eight films to be shown in New York and Los Angeles from July 31st - August 20th, 2009. From the astonishing stories of starvation, persecution, and escape from the world's worst human rights violator to the surprising inside story of an iconic cult, the International Documentary Association (IDA) presents this years DocuWeeks Theatrical Documentary Showcase. www.documentary.org/docuweeks09
We often get interesting material and recently I came across a music video contest that I think everyone should take their chances with. MTV & Pepsi are teaming up with Rock Band for a music video contest. The official rules are located here and it definitely looks like a fun contest to enter. Go here for more information. If you think you have what it takes, give this one a shot for sure!
A British taxi dispatcher is getting a lot of attention at the international Cannes Festival in France this week with his amazingly low-budget movie about zombies, of all subjects. How low budget? Try $70. Director Marc Price begged and borrowed most of the gear to make his movie, "Colin".