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'GAMELOADING: RISE OF THE INDIES' RELEASES AN INTERVIEW WITH Chris Avellone (Obsidian) and Luke Muscat (Halfbrick)

To Support its Ongoing Kickstarter Campaign, StudioBento Premieres Two Interviews with prominent game developers Chris Avellone and Luke Muscat

Melbourne, Australia, Tuesday 30th July 2013; Melbourne-based film makers; StudioBento, today launched video interviews with Chris Avellone (Obsidian Entertainment) and Luke Muscat (Half Brick) to encourage support of their recently launched Kickstarter campaign which aims to fund the making of GameLoading: Rise of the Indies.

ldquo;We really enjoyed interviewing Chris and Lukerdquo;, said Lester Francois, Producer/Director of StudioBento.ldquo;Here are very successful developers who wholeheartedly support the indie scene. They see whatrsquo;s happening around them, and want to encourage and nurture the next generation of developersrdquo;.

StudioBento has released video interviews with prominent game developers Chris Avellone, and Luke Muscat:

Chris Avellone Interview - http://youtu.be/Y_yWgD-2Us0

Luke Muscat Interview - http://youtu.be/Xj7SJ8R7j6w

Chris Avellone from Obsidian Entertainment was interviewed last year while attending GCAP in Melbourne, Australia, and said:

ldquo;I feel the indie scene is where creators can really createhellip;I have often felt that I would much rather design a game for free and have some other job, just because it would allow me freedom of expression. Thatrsquo;s what I feel about the indie scene, and the titles that come out there. You see a lot more innovative concepts, because they are allowed to take risks.rdquo; Chris Avellone

The second interview is with Luke Muscat from Half Brick, makers of Fruit Ninja and JetPack Joyride. The interview was filmed during the indie summit at thelsquo;Game Mastersrsquo; exhibition in Wellington, New Zealand.

ldquo;If yoursquo;re an indie developer, you could probably not imagine yourself doing anything other than making games. Thatrsquo;s definitely how a lot of people at Half Brick are. The one piece of advice I can give (to young developers) is make games, make lots and lots of games. With every game you make you learn something.rdquo; Luke Muscat

The Kickstarter

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/studiobento/gameloading-rise-of-the-indies

The GameLoading Kickstarter campaign has almost reached half of its target goal with 540 people pledging to help make the film a reality. The developer community continues to rally around the campaign with one of the developer tiers selling out and other developers donating their games towards additional game bundles. The total number of games in the bundles has increased to 23.

Trailer for the GameLoading Game Bundles: http://youtu.be/raHbPVOvuKk

nbsp;ldquo;The developer community have really expressed their need for the film to become a reality. They are hungry for a film like ours. A groundswell of support has grown with developers from around the world with some offering up their games to be included in game bundles. These developers have been amazing in showing their support and donating their games.rdquo; Francois

To support the campaign and pledge please visit: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/studiobento/gameloading-rise-of-the-indies

Notes for Editors:

Kickstarter: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/studiobento/gameloading-rise-of-the-indies

Media kit: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/9o1m69c7f317ukq/7Td0NcbiEp

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Twitter: https://twitter.com/gameloadingtv

About Studio Bento

Studio Bento is a digital studio in Melbourne, Australia that specialises in film and video production. Projects include TVCs, documentaries, interstitials, web-series, hype reels and branded content that are distributed across TV, Internet, DVD, Smart Phones and Cinema.

Studio Bento is managed by producer Lester Francois who has a background in narrative and factual entertainment.nbsp; In addition to traditional media he is currently developing cross-platform projects for the web and mobile apps.

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