Promotional poster for Darkon
|Directed by||Luke Meyer
|Produced by||Tom Davis
Domenic Romano (associate producer)
|Music by||Jonah Rapino|
|Cinematography||Karl F. Schroder
|Edited by||Brad Turner|
|Distributed by||Independent Film Channel (TV)|
Darkon is an award-winning feature-length documentary film that follows the real-life adventures of the Darkon Wargaming Club in Baltimore, Maryland, a group of fantasy live-action role-playing (LARP) gamers. The film was directed by Andrew Neel and Luke Meyer.
Darkon premiered and won the Best Documentary Audience Award at the 2006 South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in Austin, Texas. Darkon was an official selection playing at Hot Docs, Maryland Film Festival, Silverdocs, LA Film Festival, Britdoc, Melbourne International Film Festival and the Camden International Film Festival.
John Hodgman was hired to write a scripted film adaptation of the documentary. However plans fell through, but an excerpt of the unproduced screenplay was read on his podcast Judge John Hodgman.
- Julia Smith (14 August 2013). "Judge John Hodgman Episode 122: Reckless Endungeonment". Maximum Fun. Retrieved 2013-08-15.
- "Darkon - Rotten Tomatoes". Retrieved 2009-06-02.
- Darkon at AllMovie
- Darkon on IMDb
- The Darkon Wargaming Club - official site of the role-playing club on which the film is based
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