It seems appropriate that the first major documentary about video-game makers should get a downloadable expansion, doesn't it?
"Indie Game: The Movie" has finally been released into the wild. The much anticipated documentary centers on the creation of Super Meat Boy and Fez, along with the men responsible; Edmund McMillen, Tommy Refenes, and Phil Fish. It also seeks to enlighten the general audience on the magical work of independent games as…
Indie Game: The Movie, a documentary following the careers of a few of the more notable indie devs going around, moves men to tears. It's also, by all accounts, rather good. But I never knew it was this good.
After the film's award-winning showing at the Sundance Film Festival, the folks behind Indie Game: The Movie have opted to turn down traditional distribution deals and take it on the road themselves. Possibly to a city near you!
Indie developer Phil Fish, maker of Fez, opined today that after spending a lot of time with Hollywood types (no doubt in promotion of the critically lauded Indie Game: The Movie, in which he and his game play a central role), he's realized how cool the game scene is by comparison. Considering that the film is being…
Indie Game: The Movie, a documentary about getting an indie game made, had a pretty successful debut at Sundance over the weekend. So successful, in fact, it's already been picked up by HBO so it can be turned into a TV series.
Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky's upcoming documentary Indie Game: The Movie will be making its debut at the well-regarded World Documentary Competition at the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah.
It's taken a long time for Fez to get finished. It's taken a long time for Indie Game: The Movie to get finished, too. So, when filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky showed the documentary to gamemaker Phil Fish—who, along with Braid creator Jonathan Blow and the two-man Team Meat, is one of the indie…
Big money, big production video games are great, but let's never forget about the indie games, that's where the sexy happens.
After covering the 2009 Game Developers Conference, BlinkWorks Media decided they wanted to create a documentary film that studies independent game developers as a way to understand the medium and the theory behind video games.