The past few days have been pretty good to us Jackets.
Firstly, as we previously posted, we’ve been placed in the top 20 finalists for the Four Points Film Project, which is an international competition with well over 100 teams participating. If you haven’t already, we’d greatly appreciate your vote for the Audience Awards. Just visit our film "I Stole a Lot of Money!" on Vimeo and like it!
This is huge for us. I’ve been reading Ain’t It Cool for years; it still has a place in my exclusive bookmarks bar to this day. The site played a big part in deepening my love for cinema during high school and college. It’s a place where geeks can go to shout loudly and proudly about the stuff they love. I’ve sought out so many movies based on recommendations from AICN contributors like Mr. Beaks, Capone, and Quint, working over the years to further establish my geek cred. Having our film listed there – in the hallowed house of the Head Geek himself, Mr. Harry Knowles – is truly an honor.
The Saturday Shorts column has been curated and compiled for the last couple of years by AICN contributor Muldoon. AICN readers submit their work and if Muldoon likes it, he posts it to the column. This is the first time we’ve submitted to Saturday Shorts, and YODO seemed like the perfect choice. It was largely inspired by the types of films we’ve read about on AICN over the years, like the works of Sam Raimi and Edgar Wright. Thanks to Muldoon for featuring us! You can bet we’ll be submitting more work to the column in the future.