The New 8-bit Heroes (Screening)
After finding childhood illustrations from 1988, Joe Granato began a quest to bring the forgotten video game Mystic Searches to life on the 30-year-old NES console. This award-winning documentary chronicles what it takes to develop for the NES today, examines the active homebrew community, and ponders the importance of the ambitions we leave in our childhood. Featuring: James Rolfe, Pat Contri, John Lester, Norman Caruso, and many others.
Joe Granato [Creative Director, The New 8-bit Heroes], Austin McKinley [Art Director, The New 8-bit Heroes]