James Swirsky

Indie Game The Movie

Hot Docs 2012: Indie Game directors discuss strategic distribution

Directors Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky explained how they bypassed the buzz and opted for a D.I.Y. distribution strategy for Indie Game: The Movie during a panel discussion at Hot Docs’ Doc to the Future industry conference.

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Canada’s Indie Game: The Movie wins Sundance award

Debut filmmakers Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky cap off a successful Sundance festival with a prize for best editing in the World Cinema Documentary competition.


Canadians talk storytelling from Sundance

In conversation from Park City, the filmmakers behind Indie Game: The Movie and China Heavyweight talk about developing their festival projects.


Canadian docs Indie Game: The Movie and Payback head to Utah

Playback Daily catches up with the directors of both films on being selected for the prestigious Sundance Film Festival this winter.

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BlinkWorks Media brings it back to the people

Winnipeg’s Lisanne Pajot and James Swirsky have used crowd-sourced funding to raise $35,000 in just over 24 hours to complete Indie Game: The Movie.