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iW NEWS | A Lifesize "Monster" for U.S. and Canada

By Indiewire | Indiewire April 18, 2008 at 8:21AM

Worldwide distribution to director Cullen Hoback's "Monster Camp" have been picked up by Lifesize Entertainment. The company palns a U.S. and Canadian theatrical release in May. The award winning doc received top honors at the Rome International Film Festival, Miami Underground Film Festival and Cinequest. The film is a glimpse into the world of live-action role playing ("LARPing"), a real-life version of the videogame phenomenon World of Warcraft. "'Monster Camp' is an enlightening, entertaining and energetic look at an American subculture that also provides a broader commentary on the desire we all feel at times to escape the mundane tediousness of everyday life," commented Lifesize acquisitions manager Marc Hughes in a statement. [Brian Brooks]
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Worldwide distribution to director Cullen Hoback's "Monster Camp" have been picked up by Lifesize Entertainment. The company palns a U.S. and Canadian theatrical release in May. The award winning doc received top honors at the Rome International Film Festival, Miami Underground Film Festival and Cinequest. The film is a glimpse into the world of live-action role playing ("LARPing"), a real-life version of the videogame phenomenon World of Warcraft. "'Monster Camp' is an enlightening, entertaining and energetic look at an American subculture that also provides a broader commentary on the desire we all feel at times to escape the mundane tediousness of everyday life," commented Lifesize acquisitions manager Marc Hughes in a statement. [Brian Brooks]

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