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DP/30 @ Slamdance: Bindlestiffs, writer/director/actor Andrew Edison, co-writer/actor Luke Loftin

3 Responses to “DP/30 @ Slamdance: Bindlestiffs, writer/director/actor Andrew Edison, co-writer/actor Luke Loftin”

  1. Don R. Lewis says:

    Dunno if it’s been noted but BINDLESTIFFS is the first feature acquired by Kevin Smith’s new film distro label. Way to go you crazy kids!

  2. Joe Leydon says:

    Was that videoed at the Edelweiss Haus, by any chance?

  3. sanj says:

    these guys went into details about their movie – more than most big movie stars do in their dp/30′s . .. plus the audio wasn’t bad .

    i give this interview 8/10

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