Jason DeGroot

Interview: Indie Game: The Movie – Lisanne Pajot & James Swirsky

Don't let the name fool you, Indie Game: The Movie isn’t just something for gamers or geeks. The Kickstarter funded film follows several indie game designers as they struggle to complete their respective games - and it's a surprisingly familiar process. We sat down with filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky to discuss how they came to make a movie about game development, their Sundance success, and about some of the criticism that has been leveled at the film.

The Hand Eye Society Social #10

Hosted by JASON “6955” DEGROOT - Conjurer of 8-bit sounds traveling from the stages of Blip Festival all the way to Grasshopper’s No More Heroes 2 soundtrack and creator of Points TV project for the 1UP Show, makes his triumphant return to Canada after ten years immersed in Japan’s video game culture. Like an ambassador of the video game age, he brings back tales of the very cool and very unique including video-game themed bars, a Nintendo museum, and other retro game-influenced happenings.