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“Revenge of the Nerds” Digital film is an emerging style of filmmaking that has been making a splash in the movie industry. Digital film offers a cheaper more efficient way of making movies and in the process eliminates the middle man, making it easier for independent film makers to make it in the movie industry. Two twenty something’s that are pushing the envelope in digital film are the producers and directors of Four Eyed Monsters , Susan Buice and Arin Crumley. Buice and Crumley first met on an online personal dating site. Both residents of Brooklyn, New York, they agreed to meet up in a somewhat eccentric manner. On their first official date they avoided talking, communication only through notes, drawing pictures and listening to each other’s I pods. Eventually after a few months of dating, the couple decided to make their first film. They bought a Panasonic digital camera, pooled $10,000 in savings, hired their friend as the cameraman and set out to make Four Eyed Monsters . Buice and Crumley were not experienced in film making and soon realized it was not going to be as easy as they thought. But upon completion and after maxing out 7 credit cards, the duo hit a break and Four Eye Monsters was accepted into Slamdance, the rogue sidekick to Sundance, one of the biggest film festivals in the world. The movie received rave critic reviews and was invited to 17 more film festivals, making it 18 in total. Instead of receiving immense fame and wealth like one would expect when making a critically acclaimed film, Buice and Crumley found themselves in just as much debt as they were before and more importantly they had no distribution deal that would put their movie into theaters across the country. When
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