“VINCE GIORDANO” iTunes and DVD RELEASE

“Vince Giordano—There’s a Future in the Past” is now streaming on iTunes and available as a DVD, and we are thrilled by the reviews. (Check out this one from The Huffington Post.) It’s been a long journey–more than five years–and we are grateful for the financial and emotional support of all the people who helped us reach our goal. Independent filmmaking is a long game that demands, and rewards, patience; here’s a recap of all that’s happened:

June, 2012 – we approached Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks about making a documentary.

August, 2012 – our first shoot, at the Newport Jazz Festival.

Sept 2012 – April 2014 – we keep shooting and start editing scenes for a demo, with seed money from some generous early supporters.

May 2014 – Our Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign raises $82,544, enabling us to keep shooting and editing.

August 2014 – April 2015 – while continuing to shoot new material, we edit the 2-hour rough cut down to 90 minutes.

May 2015 – Post-production on the final cut.

June 1, 2015 – we screen it for the first time to an invited audience.

July 2015 – February 2016 – we start the music clearance process, which means more private screenings and more fundraising. The film cannot be released until music rights are paid for.

best-scoreMarch 5, 2016 – World Premiere at the Manchester International Film Festival. Dave, Amber, and Vince all travel to the UK for this, and the film wins Best Music Score.

April – November 2016 – more public screenings and film festivals. We secure a distributor, First Run Features.

Amber Edwards, Vince Giordano, and Dave Davidson at the NYC premiere.

Amber Edwards, Vince Giordano, and Dave Davidson at the NYC premiere.

January 2017 – theatrical premiere in NYC, followed by screenings across the country.

June 27, 2017 – release on iTunes.

July 11, 2017 – release on DVD.

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