Why YOU Should Donate to #Occupy #Cannes! (en Français!)

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An Interview with David King, Director of PURGE

“Your movie PURGE – in a few words, what is it about?

The rediscovery of emotions like love and caring in a world where such things are meant to have been eradicated.

Basic question: Why make your lead character a sex-worker?

Sex work – and the depravity of warped sexual desires – goes to the very core of the problem with this society: that people are no longer meant to love or care for each other.”  Read MORE.


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CROWDFUNDING PROVIDES OPTION FOR INDEPENDENT FILM COMPANY TROMA-digboston.com

“In place of traditional sources of financing, independent artists are increasingly turning to websites such as Kickstarter and ArtistShare, which allow artists to appeal directly to fans to donate funding for specific projects.

Troma is attempting to raise $50,000 through Indiegogo, to cover the costs of travel, filming and post-production of the documentary, which will depict Troma’s efforts to premier Return of Nuke’Em High Vol. 1 & 2 at Cannes Film Festival amid a sea of top-dollar film corporations and camera-hungry celebrities.” Read MORE


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Time.com – The Toxic Investor: A Legendary Indie-Film Company Turns to Crowdfunding

“For one thing, they wouldn’t ask their fans to pay for a full-fledged Troma movie, which can run to about a half a million dollars (Return to Nuke ‘Em High, which will be released in two volumes, cost about $800,000, still teensy-tiny by Hollywood standards). A documentary shot on digital is relatively cheap, and Occupy Cannes exists to prove a point, not to make money, the latter of which is what Troma…”

Read more: http://entertainment.time.com/2013/02/27/the-toxic-investor-a-legendary-indie-film-company-turns-to-crowdfunding/#ixzz2M7cBPHSO


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INDIEGOGO UPDATE

For $250, we’re offering Lloyd’s crew badge from Return to Nuke ’em High.  Click HERE for details.


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LLOYD KAUFMAN SIGNING ON WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 – SEATTLE’S SCARECROW VIDEO

Scarecrow Video at 5030 Roosevelt Way in Seattle, Washington will be hosting Lloyd Kaufman, President of Troma Entertainment and Creator of The Toxic Avenger for a signing on February 27, 2013 at 4:30 PM. The signing will be followed by a screening of the Troma classic The Toxic Avenger at the Grand Illusion Cinema at 1403 NE 50th Street, located conveniently right down the street from Scarecrow Video, starting at 6:30 PM. Troma DVDs, t-shirts, posters, and additional Tromabilia will also be available for purchase. Unlike other celebrities, Kaufman does not charge for his autograph, and will sign any piece of Troma merchandise for free! For additional information on Scarecrow Video, please visit the event page HERE! To purchase tickets for The Toxic Avenger at the Grand Illusion Cinema, visit their homepage HERE!

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TROMA OFFERS ORIGINAL SQUEEZE PLAY SCRIPT ON OCCUPY CANNES INDIEGOGO CAMPAIGN

The Troma Team is proud to announce that the first person to donate $1,000 or more to Troma’s Occupy Cannes Indiegogo campaign will receive, in addition to all other perks, Lloyd Kaufman’s personal script for the Troma classic Squeeze Play! This one-of-a-kind collectors item not only features Lloyd Kaufman’s signature, Read more…

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Small Film Studio Battles the Big Guys

“LIC-based Troma asks fans for help funding ‘Occupy Cannes’ movie…Read More


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Cinema Head Cheese review of Toxic Avenger – Japanese Cut

“Troma’s classic The Toxic Avenger really needs no introduction – it’s
a classic. Not only is it one of the best cult films ever made but it’s a
special film that truly put Troma on the map after about 15 years of churning
out horror and exploitation. ” Read More


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LLOYD TO HOST GOOGLE HANGOUT AT 4PM EST FEBRUARY 15TH

Lloyd Kaufman will follow in President Obama’s footsteps by hosting a Google Hangout at 4pm EST on Friday, February 15th! Like last month’s Reddit.com Ask Me Anything, Kaufman will field questions from fans and has encouraged them to adhere to one rule; there are no rules. The Google Hangout will be moderated by Indiegogo.com in connection Read more…


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