Indie Game: The Movie – Links
Indie Game: The Movie website – http://indiegamethemovie.com
Indie Game: The Movie: The Case Study
PART 1: Overview
PART 2: Technology & Building Audience
PART 3: Distribution – Theatrical & Tour
PART 4: Distribution – Digital
Timeline of making the movie – http://www.indiegamethemovie.com/news/2012/6/10/point-by-point-of-the-production.html
Indie Game Podcast – http://traffic.libsyn.com/gigaom/INDIE_GAME_PODCAST.mp3
IGTM Kickstarter #1 – http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/blinkworks/indie-game-the-movie
Before The Film
- Read the article ‘Don’t Touch That Dial! A history of media technology scares, from the printing press to Facebook’ on page 36-37 of your textbook and complete the Learning Activities 1-3 on page 37. Print out the 5 news stories you use for question 3.
- New Media has changed how we all consume media on a daily basis. Describe how you consume media, and how this would be different to how your parents would have consumed media at your age. Consider things such as music, tv shows, books, video games, radio, newspapers.
- Many independent media creators are now bypassing traditional media outlets and industries to make their work available. Describe how an independent media creator that you consume makes their work available, and how they are able to monetize by doing this.
- A film based on the TV show “Veronica Mars” was recently financed in a controversial way. Describe in detail how the film was financed, and explain what was controversial about it. What other media products has been financed this way?