"ABSENCE is an example of DIY filmmaking at its finest."
Cinedigm and ScreenCraft present an exclusive preview screening of ABSENCE at the LA Film School, followed by a Q&A moderated by Variety editor Peter DeBruge with the filmmaking and marketing team! This innovative, found-footage horror film is distributed by forward-thinking distribution company Cinedigm, supported by the leading-edge marketing strategy of Unbundled Underground. The film stars Erin Way (Alphas), Eric Matheny, (J.Edgar) and introducing Ryan Smale and Stephanie Scholz. Directed by Jimmy Loweree.
When: Thursday June 27th at 7:30pm
Where: LA Film School - Main Theater
Admission is FREE, however seating is not guaranteed. Please arrive 1 hour early to ensure seating.
Stay after the film for a Q&A about exciting new frontiers in independent filmmaking and marketing. We'll talk about finding your audience and utilizing social media engagement - ranging from viral video, Twitter, Facebook, Vine, to leveraging the power of online publicity and more. Join this free independent marketing case-study at the LA Film School and come with questions!
Moderator Peter DeBruge is a full-time features editor and senior film critic for Daily Variety, covering everything from child actors to the Cannes film festival. Cinemasochist extraordinaire. Watches bad movies so you don't have to, and good ones so you can, too. He is on Twitter: @AskDebruge
Cinedigm is a leader in the digital entertainment revolution. Cinedigm's pioneering digital cinema deployment and servicing efforts, and our state-of-the-art distribution and exhibition software, are cornerstones of the digital cinema transformation. Cinedigm is also the leading digital aggregator of independent content in the world, providing end-to-end digital content delivery to theaters, across digital and on-demand platforms, and on DVD/Blu-ray. Through partnerships with iTunes, Netflix, Amazon, Google, Hulu, Vudu, Xbox, Playstation, and others, Cinedigm reaches a global digital audience. The company's library of over 5,000 titles includes award-winning documentaries from Docurama Films®, next-gen indies from Flatiron Film Company® and acclaimed independent films and festival picks through partnerships with the Sundance Institute and Tribeca Film.
"ABSENCE is an example of DIY filmmaking at its finest. The guys know their subject matter, the genre and - most importantly - their audience extremely well, and have crafted a film that delivers on many levels," said Vincent Scordino, Vice President of Acquisitions, Theatrical, for Cinedigm. "We were simply blown away by their talent and look forward to working with them on the release."
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Come enjoy this sneak preview screening and learn about the brave new world of independent film distribution and marketing!
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