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DP/30: ComicCon Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, documentarian Morgan Spurlock, subject Holly Conrad

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5 Responses to “DP/30: ComicCon Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, documentarian Morgan Spurlock, subject Holly Conrad”

  1. sanj says:

    a real non hollywood person comes on and she gets a total of 6 minutes ? thats just not balanced… the Morgan stuff was fine .

    the dp/30 with 127 hours with the costume designer was way
    more balanced …

  2. LYT says:

    I think whoever decided that Holly should do press in costume made a bad call. She’s an attractive woman in the film – in that get-up and that lighting, she looks ill.

    So are you persuaded yet that Comic-Con is more than an unnecessary junket?

  3. Krillian says:

    I like Spurlock but never did see his POM Wonderful movie. Is it worth it?

  4. LYT says:

    Krillian – if you already know what product placement is and how it works, that movie’s easily missable.

  5. Don R. Lewis says:

    I thought POM Wonderful was very cool and really smart. Changed the way I approach doc filmmaking. In short- I would gladly whore my movie out to a sponsor for money since the distribution game is designed to screw the filmmaker. You have to get money up front and if your doc isn’t “IMPORTANT,” it’s really tough to get grant money.

    We tried to make our movie “Purina Presents WORST IN SHOW” but they passed saying that they thought the real dog show circuit they sponsor would get angry. Ah well.

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