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Pulpmovies will be going dark on January 18th to protest SOPA/PIPA

January 15, 2012
By Paul Pritchard
Pulpmovies will be going dark on January 18th to protest SOPA/PIPA

On January 18th, between 08:00 and 20:00 UTC, Pulpmovies will be joining Identi.ca, Boing Boing, Rasberry Pi, and many others in an internet blackout in protest of the Stop Online Privacy Act proposed in the US Congress and its corresponding Senate bill, Protect IP. This is a badly drafted bill, promoted by people who...
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Hitman 101 now live

January 7, 2012
By Paul Pritchard
Hitman 101 now live

I mentioned Hitman 101, a web series, shortly before Christmas. I am mentioning it again because the series is now live and the first four episodes are available online. Hitman 101 is a 12 Episode Story Created Exclusively for the Web. It revolves around the world of a hitman and the cavalcade of people...
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2011: It was fun while it lasted.

December 23, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

As another year draws to a close and before I become completely consumed by the seasonal festivities, now seems to be a good time to indulge in my annual look back at the most memorable independent films of the past twelve months. As ever, I should point out that this is not a conclusive...
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Kickstart this, Sunday Punch

December 23, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

After two years on the film festival circuit, Sunday Punch is finally making its way to DVD and the filmmakers have turned to Kickstarter to raise funds for music licensing and prepare the film for distribution. In exchange for pledges, fans will get DVDs, autographed posters, and other assorted Sunday Punch goodies. Starring Dichen...
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Watch this now: John Gray

November 29, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

A couple of weeks ago I posted a preview for steampunk short film, John Gray. I mentioned at the time that the film had recently finished its festival run and that the production team were gearing up for an online release. Now the film is online and looking every bit as impressively striking as...
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Trailerfied: Help finish independent psychological thriller Midnightmare

November 25, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

The Midnightmare is a psychological thriller in which an insomniac begins to doubt her sanity when nightmares start to unravel a deeply buried secret. The film explores how repressing a traumatic experience can lead to self-destruction and the ways people deal with stress, which can often be surprising and unexpected. Principal photography for the...
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Coyote, an insomniacs waking nightmare, is launched on IndieGoGo

November 25, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

Trevor Juenger has form. His previous film, Johnny Be Gone managed to be shocking, surreal, often horrific and genuinely powerful. Now he has another project in the pipeline and is looking to raise funds on the Indiegogo crowd-funding site. Coyote is an art-horror feature scheduled to start shooting in July 2012. The film stars...
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The winner of the ABCs of Death competition is T is for Toilet

November 19, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

The ABCs of Death is an upcoming anthology film in which 26 directors will showcase 26 tales of termination. Inspired by childrens educational books, the feature is comprised of 26 individual chapters, each helmed by a different director assigned a letter of the alphabet. The directors were given free reign to choose a word...
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Kickstart this: Stingrays

November 18, 2011
By Paul Pritchard

Im a bit late with this one, but Stingrays is a short film project, currently trying to raise funds, that sounds well worth checking out. The film is inspired by true life accounts and aims to ask this question about the choices we make: Do we stay a victim of our past or find...
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