A new episode of MODERN IMBECILE'S IDIOT'S GUIDE TO MAKING MOVIES FOR DUMMIES will be released every week leading up to the festival.

Join the festival 'By Filmmakers, For Filmmakers' in this Slamdance TV original web series which explores the independent filmmaking process. Festival alums Kevin M. Brennan and Doug Manley (PLANET WORLD '11) have teamed up with Slamdance TV to present Modern Imbecile's Idiot's Guide To Making Movies For Dummies. In the five part web series, Slamdance TV's very own Ben Hethcoat goes behind the scenes of Wallace Cotton's latest feature film, COP HEAT starring Brennan and Manley as the titular duo, Don and Lizard Man. COP HEAT "Two hot for the streets. Two hot to handle."

Episode 1: Casting
Writer/director Wallace Cotten guides Ben through the rewarding and oftentimes frustrating process of casting a low budget indie feature.