Graffiti and EDM are covered in the documentaries BOMB IT and BETTER LIVING THROUGH CIRCUITRY, and we look at these and more with filmmaker Jon Reiss. Highlighting trailers for his films, as well as expanding on the subcultural undercurrents in his films, we also look at SURVIVAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES, his work on robotics, and see key parts of his movies and get advice for better living in doc filmmaking on BYOD.
Named one of “10 Digital Directors to Watch” by Daily Variety, Jon Reiss is a critically acclaimed filmmaker whose experience releasing his documentary feature, Bomb It with a hybrid strategy was the inspiration for writing Think Outside the Box Office: The Ultimate Guide to Film Distribution in the Digital Era, the first step-by-step guide for filmmakers to distribute and market their films. He recently co-wrote Selling Your Film Without Selling Your Soul.
He’s also the director of SURVIVAL RESEARCH LABORATORIES, BETTER LIVING THROUGH CIRCUITRY and most recently, the sequel to BOMB IT, BOMB IT 2.