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Home of the Giants is worth the wait !

Written by Ryan Merriman

First published 16th February 2007 in the Ryan Report

© 2007 by www.ryanmerrimanweb.com

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Home of the Giants

I know all of you are anxious to hear the latest news about Home of the Giants. Here is what I can tell you. Just before Christmas, I traveled to L.A. to do some final looping on the project, which gave me a chance to see a lot of the scenes and how the film is coming together.

The film looks and sounds amazing. All of the performances are great, and the story is really gripping, action packed and great fun. You are gonna love it, and it will be worth the wait. Wish I could nail down a release date for you, but there is no definite information right now. As soon as I know anything, you will. So, stay tuned.

The thing about independent film projects is that time and money are a big factor. It takes years to get a script to the point that it actually gets the attention of a producer willing to back the film financially. Then they have to get all the funding in place through various investors before it can be made.

Once you have the money to produce it, you still need the money for post-production before you have a finished project to shop or market to the studios or film festivals. Sometimes it may take several layers of investors at different stages of the film to actually bring it to completion. If a big studio gets behind it, then the film can finally get the distribution it deserves. If not, they have to go the film festival route, get some positive recognition, win awards, etc., and hope it will be bid on and picked up there for distribution by a studio.

Unlike huge studio-backed films with big budgets and the guarantee of distribution and marketing from the get go that usually hit the theatres within in six months of being shot, an independent film can take up to two years before it hits the screen. A lot of things have to happen and fall into place for an independent film to make it from point A to a theatre screen in your home town.

So, be patient and keep the faith. It’s a great film with strong marketability and wide audience appeal. The performances are top notch, and the storyline is solid. Rusty wrote a great script. The actors all did their part and, now, it’s up to the producers to get it out there and the industry to embrace it and bring it to you. So, keep the chatter going about Home of the Giants, and you should see it on the big screen soon.

Sympics is great about keeping you up on the latest news on their official website for the film, and there are always some great teaser pics popping up on the site. So, if you haven’t checked it out yet, be sure to at the official “HOTG” website.

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