By Indiewire | Indiewire February 7, 2014 at 5:37PM
Congratulations to "Black Hat" writer-director Robbie Bryan! The project received the most votes to win January's Project of the Month. The prize is a consultation from our Project of the Month partner, Tribeca Film Institute.
Here's a look at the film's pitch:
"Dandi Chiapetta" is an alternative teen who is into everything anime
and the band Slipknot. Bullied for her love of this art form, she still
has a dream. To get to a convention halfway across the country where her
favorite anime Director, Shinichiro Watanabe, is going to turn one
amateur manga comic into an anime. When all else fails, she "kidnaps"
her estranged grandfather, in a nursing home, and races to get to the
convention in time. Judging by our FB page, which has over 228,000
"likes" already, worldwide, this film and subject matter has huge
For more information on this project, visit its Project of the Day page.
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