What starts out as a Canadian version of American Movie, evolves into something much more than what directors Jaret Belliveau and Matthew Bauckman probably thought when setting out to create the documentary Elliot. This surreal and awkwardly funny film profiles Elliot “White Lightning” Scott, as he attempts to become Canada’s first martial arts action star with his film Blood Fist.
We had the opportunity to see a number to great shorts at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival and we wanted to make sure they get discussed as part of our coverage since shorts too often fall by the wayside at festivals.
This week on the show Adam talks with writer/director Matt Johnson about Sundance and Slamdance 2014 as well as some new info on his Encyclopedia Brown film and his much anticipated followup to The Dirties. http://traffic.libsyn.com/filmpulse/Episode_102.mp3 Click
As the 20th anniversary of the Slamdance Film Festival comes to close, the audience and jury prize winners were announced last night. Mark Raso‘s Copenhagen picked up the audience award for narrative feature, while Kate Logan‘s Kidnapped for Christ
We had the opportunity to have a quick chat with Matthew Bauckman and Jaret Belliveau, the directors of the upcoming documentary Elliot, which premiered last night at the Slamdance Film Festival. Listen below or click the link to download and be sure to check