Eons ago, I saw Slacker and it made me think I could be a filmmaker. I've spent the last 20 years telling audiences THEY could be the same.
I started my career with a flick that made people feel like THEY could make a flick too. Nearly two decades later, I'm wrapping up my career with a flick I hope will show people that there's more than one way to take that film to the world. We work so long and pour so much of who we are into our films, and then settle for a make-or-break opening and a short theatrical life. I guess I'd just rather milk that shit LONGER.
So six months after Red State is on home video, my goal is still have it on the box office charts as well. Any time Red State makes a buck from ANY form of theatrical exhibition (including college campus screenings), we're reporting it to Variety. Because somewhere out there, in the streams of time, there's a fat kid from Jersey whose gotta be reminded he's on the right track; that he can make movies too -- just like them.
SModcast Pictures is proud to announce a one-week exclusive Academy Award qualifying run of Red State beginning Friday, August 19th at Quentin Tarantino's legendary New Beverly Cinema. Each screening of Red State will be followed by a live Q&A.
For more information go here.