|Wed 1 Aug 2012, 8:00pm–9:45pm|
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Brought to you by Wellington's Design Meetup and the College of Creative Arts, Massey University.
Indie Game: the Movie
Feature Documentary, 96 mins
With the twenty-first century comes a new breed of struggling independent artist: the indie game designer. Refusing to toil for major developers, these innovators independently conceive, design, and program their distinctly personal games in the hope that they, too, may find success.
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.
First-time filmmaking duo Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky capture the emotional journey of these meticulously obsessive artists who devote their lives to their interactive art. Four developers, three games, and one ultimate goal— to express oneself through a video game.
Supported by the College of Creative Arts, Massey University as well as WDCNZ.com & Unlimited Potential (UP.org.nz)
* Event held in The Auditorium, College of Creative Arts.
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