IMDB rating: 7,8
Duration: 96 min.
Available resolutions: 1080p (2.8 GB), 720p (1.4 GB), 576p (632 MB)
Director: Lisanne Pajot and James SwirskyIndie Game: The Movie
is the first feature documentary film about making video games. It looks specifically at the underdogs of the video game industry, indie game developers, who sacrifice money, health and sanity to realize their lifelong dreams of sharing their visions with the world.
After two years of painstaking work, designer Edmund McMillen and programmer Tommy Refenes await the release of their first major game for Xbox, Super Meat Boy
—the adventures of a skinless boy in search of his girlfriend, who is made of bandages. At PAX, a major video-game expo, developer Phil Fish unveils his highly anticipated, four-years-in-the-making FEZ
. Jonathan Blow considers beginning a new game after creating Braid
, one of the highest-rated games of all time. Four developers, three games, and one ultimate goal—to express oneself through a video game.
Indie Game: The Movie
is about the creative process and putting yourself out there through your work. It’s a journey many filmmakers, creators, artists, entrepreneurs - many people, can relate to in the digital era.
Winner of several awards and accolades including the following:
- A New York Times Criticsʼ Pick
- 93% Rotten Tomatoes!
- Sundance Official Selection World Documentary Competition
- Sundance Winner for Best Editing in World Documentary Cinema
- South by Southwest Official Selection
- Hot Docs Festival & Hot Docs Live Official Selection