VACANT Bits #21
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After that, The World’s End gets a rare thumbs-up from the two. Michelle and Heather typically complain about every movie they see, but this comedy received no complaints. They highly recommend watching it.
They also talk about Indie Game: The Movie and how game development parallels the creative process in other mediums like comic books. All of the creators profiled in the documentary represent the everyday artist and the artist’s struggle.
The film shows what it’s like to work on a single project for a long period of time, providing insight on how this affects the creators as they assume the immense pressure that comes along with conquering their dreams.
(Heather and Michelle apologize if it seems like they’re giving the game developers a hard time on this podcast. Every artist has probably been in the position these creators have been in.)