Minushi Press Release - Jun 27, 2007


Lone Filmmaker's Animated Epic Feature Film Released on DVD.

Tyler Gibb's animated feature film "Minushi" - the flagship production in the Do-It-Yourself Revolution is being released this week as a double DVD set in partnership with Amazon.com's CreateSpace.

MONTREAL, PQ - Dec 10, 2007 -- Four years after starting production on a film that would see him author over 2,000 sheets of hand-drawings and 7,000 hours of animation, Tyler Gibb has released his feature film entitled "Minushi" to the public at large.

Following its big-screen debut at the Fantasia Film Festival this past summer, a DVD release of "Minushi" has been anxiously anticipated by its international fan base. And fans won't be surprised or disappointed to see that the film - that's roots run deep in the D.I.Y. spirit - is finally being distributed by its author himself.

The "Minushi" double DVD set not only includes the 94 minute feature but also 90 minutes of additional material including the 40 minute "making-of" documentary called "Details." In it Gibb reveals the methods he employed to produce a feature film single-handedly.

The all-regions "Minushi" DVD set will be available for sale online by CreateSpace through Minushi.com and Amazon.com.

For additional information about "Minushi," contact Vidya Lutchman (below) or visit https://www.minushi.com/pressinfo.html

ABOUT MINUSHI: "Minushi," directed by Tyler Gibb, 2007, 94 minutes, Canada, English. Synopsis: In search of a missing brother, two orphans set off across a war zone filled with trigger-happy soldiers, merciless bandits and giant robots.

ABOUT TYLER GIBB: Born in Montreal in 1976, Tyler Gibb's irreverent and prolific short animations garnered viewership around the world via the internet and were licensed by AtomFilms, Uproar.com (Vivendi), Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and Carsey-Werner Productions for ABC Television. Gibb's flagship website "Boneland.com" partnered with National Lampoon in 2006 to launch the National Lampoon Humor Network.

ABOUT CREATESPACE: CreateSpace was originally founded as CustomFlix Labs, Inc. in 2002, and acquired by Amazon.com, Inc. in 2005. It provides physical distribution of Books, CD and DVDs on Demand, as well as video downloads through Amazon Unbox.


Vidya Lutchman
pr [at] minushi.com

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