Independent movies play a role, to provide you with an alternative experience and to evoke powerful, emotional, and psychological feelings. They are what we need: movies sewn together to provoke us, to make us think, and to help us experience new perspectives.
After reading Caroline's thesis, it occurred to me that a Vampire Edition is really necessary, something to create as a reflection of our devotion to the vampire and to celebrate its existence, whether in this life or in popular culture–we need the vampire.
Having solicited about 80 artists in my call for submissions, I managed to get 35 highly adept and ingeniously talented young artists each with their own style, technique, and purpose.
Ecocinema is a film art form that manifests in both fiction and nonfiction with the purpose of educating and disseminating environmentally conscious messages through film, one of the most easily accessible media forms today.