Mr. Smith Goes To the VSDA Show10 Jul, 2003 By: Jessica Wolf
Ventura Distribution and IndieDVD are bringing a video retailer favorite to the VSDA show this year.
Kevin Smith, writer-director of Clerks, Mallrats, Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (not to mention the upcoming J Lo/Ben Affleck starrer Jersey Girl), will appear at the show Tuesday, July 29th from, 4:30-6:30 PM at The Venetian Hotel, Floor 32, Suite 335.
It's an invite-only visit, but interested atendees can contact Ventura's R.S.V.P line at 805-498-7800 x369 for more information.
Smith's special appearance is in support of IndieDVD's October 21st release of The Best Of Split Screen, which contains a collection of episodes from the Independent Film Channel's series “Split Screen.”
Smith arrives along with John Pierson, author of Spike, Mike, Slackers and Dykes. Pierson is also the producer who helped fund the early Spike Lee project She's Gotta Have It, helped Michael Moore sell Roger and Me, and brought Smith's Clerks to Miramax through the Sundance Film Festival.