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FirstGlance Film Festival to Premiere Gaming Doc “Gamer Age”; Intellivision's Robinson Presents

18th Annual FirstGlance Film Festival To Premiere Highly Anticipated Gaming Documentary “Gamer Age” Saturday with Keith Robinson of Intellivision Presenting. The festival runs from April 4-6 at the state-of-the-art Regal Theaters at L.A. Live.

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PRLog - April 1, 2014 - LOS ANGELES -- The feature gaming documentary Gamer Age will get its world premiere this Saturday at the First Glance Film Festival in downtown Los Angeles. Directed by Ian Santer and featuring insiders such as Kevin Tancharoen, Holly Conrad and Amanda White, the doc takes an “anthropological look into the rich culture of video games.”

On hand to introduce the film will be legendary game developer and current president of Intellivision Productions Keith Robinson. Robinson was one of the original Blue Sky Rangers, who were at the core of the Mattel Electronics game design division in the early 1980’s, and pioneered home console gaming. Intellivision Productions has sponsored First Glance Film Festival with a presenter spot.

The festival, now in its 18th year, started in the basement of a tiny theater in Philadelphia, and now hosts annual events in Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Las Vegas, in addition to several online short film competitions and web series compilations.

The Los Angeles installation runs from April 4-6 at the state-of-the-art Regal Theaters at L.A. Live, and will include stars from multiple genres. The lineup is as follows:

Effed! Zach Braff, Ted Levine

Dust of War (closing night feature) - Tony Todd (confirmed), Doug Jones

Research - Barry Bostwick (Tony and Golden Globe winner, star of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Spin City - confirmed), Doug Jones

Persephone (opening night) - Louis Madylor, Lainie Kazan

Another Happy Anniversary - Kali Hawk, Nikki DeLoach

Forget Us Not - Narrated by Ron Perlman

GPS - Michelle LaRue

Seasick Sailor - Keir Gilchrist, Martha MacIsaac, Al Sapienza, Brandon Jay McLaren, Emily Osment, Fran Kranz, Jacklyn Hernandez, Steven Bauer

The HitchHiker - Nora Zehetner, Barry Corbin, Jerry Mathers

The Usual - Renée O'Connor, Mackenzie Astin

But I'm Chris Jericho - Chris Jericho

Gamer Age will have its world premiere on Saturday as part of the festival, and will be live-streamed by the popular gaming site Twitch.Tv. Anticipation for the film’s release is high among the multi-billion-dollar gaming community, with influential gamers spreading the word. World competitor Justin Wong put it out to his 44,900 Twitter followers under his @Jwonggg handle.

For further information or to schedule a phone interview with the principals, please contact leimomi33@gmail.com or call 818.282.8558. For more info about First Glance Films please visit: www.firstglancefilms.com or www.twitch.tv.

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