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Intro to DIY 2005 Film Movement














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Amir Motlagh, Sujewa Ekanayake, April 2005
copyright 2005 sujewa ekanayake

DIY05 is a little film movement that Amir Motlagh & I cooked up around this time last year. Here's the basic approach of DIY05 towards indie film production & distribution:

CHARACTERISTICS/MISSION:

1. No budget/ultra-low budget digital video & or film D.I.Y. production

2. Touring like punk rockers/indie rockers, self distribution

3. Providing much value to each of our worthy audience members

DIY05 principles are being put into practice right now w/ Date Number One.

Related:

Official web page (needs to be updated)
http://www.wilddiner.com/diy2005.htm

Entry 29, April 25, 2005 @ Indie Film, The World, Our Lives blog re: the weekend in which DIY05 was cooked up, at http://www.wilddiner.com/film_journal.htm

Comments

Jacky Treehorn said…
S,
Fun to read back through the history. What a ride eh?

LC
The Sujewa said…
Indeed LC, indeed. And the ride is just picking up its public segment w/ the release of DNO, at least for me.

Amir's been out traveling w/ his shorts at various festivals for months.

And other DIY & touring filmmakers such as Kelley Baker & Liz Nord have been very busy last & this year.

Sujewa
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oh the good ol' days..glad to hear about the screening news. i'm prepping up my screenings at the VC Film Fest, LA home town love, playing at the DGA..

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