Alums' Film Premiere Sells Out Nationwide

Screening of 'Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie' by James Rolfe BFA '04 (Film) and Kevin Finn BFA '03 (Film) set for July 21 in L.A.; August 2 in Philly-area

July 9, 2014

UArts alumni James Rolfe BFA ’04 (Film) and Kevin Finn BFA ’03 (Film) will premiere their film “Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie” on July 21 in Hollywood at the historic Grauman’s Egyptian Theater to a sold-out crowd. The comedy, based on the popular web series of the same name, will also screen on August 2 at the Colonial Theater in Phoenixville, Pa., and is also sold out.

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Other screenings include select theaters in Boston, Atlanta, San Francisco, Chicago, St. Louis, Montreal and Toronto throughout July and August. DVD, Blu-ray and video-on-demand releases are scheduled for late 2014.

“Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie” is a completely fan-funded film, made possible thanks to an extremely successful Indiegogo campaign that raised more than $325,000.

James Rolfe, who is co-director, producer and co-writer of the film, reprises his on-screen role as the Nerd. Other projects include Cinemassacre's “Monster Madness” (2007) and “The Deader the Better” (2005).

In addition to his comedic directorial work on “Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie,” award-winning director/writer/producer Kevin Finn has also served as a producer on A&E's "Duck Dynasty," Comedy Central's "Reality Bites Back," NBC's "The Biggest Loser" and ABC's "Master Chef."

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