Mark your calendars! April 20th, 2010 is the day I’m going to be livestreaming my entire first movie, The Waiting List, on Ustream. It’s already available on DVD, but to be honest, I don’t think I’ve purchased more than five DVDs in my life and I most likely will never purchase another. I watch movies in theaters and on computers. The Waiting List was shown in theaters while playing at festivals like the Phoenix Film Festival and during a local screening here in Portland. But there aren’t currently any options for watching it online (ahem, Hulu, Netflix, iTunes–I’m working on it!).
Being a nanobudget filmmaker means you never have to ask permission. So if I want to put my movie on Ustream for free and invite everyone in the entire world (I don’t have everyone’s email address yet) then I can do it. And because I made The Waiting List to be enjoyed by as many people–especially parents–as possible, that’s exactly what I’m going to do.
It’s going to be fun. You can chat with me during the movie (the text kind of chat so we won’t get shushed). And I’m hoping to get some of the cast members to join in as well. I’ve got some outtakes that have never been seen before–and aren’t even on the DVD–that will be shown after the movie.
So, again, April 20th (Tuesday). First show at 7:30pm PDT followed by another at approximately 9:00 PDT. You will go here: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/the-waiting-list