Film industry in micronationalism

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The film industry in micronationalism refers to the filmmaking industry in micronationalism. Almost all films produced by a micronation are short films, and typically have a very low budget. Most micronational films are only available in the respected micronations or on YouTube or Vimeo.

Kaz has recently become the biggest film industry in the micronational world. Molossia and New Eiffel are also notable micronations when it comes to films.

Upcoming films

Data Disaster

Data Disaster is an animated film which follows the adventure of Captain Zamora transporting confidential data from one military base to another.

Gallop the film

Plot unknown. Being produced by C.O.B.-MNM and Blue Productions.

New Eiffel (documentary)

New Eiffel is an upcoming documentary film about the micronation New Eiffel. As of 21 May 2019, the film does not have an official release date. It is planned to be uploaded to YouTube.

The Republic of Me

Dabmasters

Fish 'n Chips

Peter and Leonard Drawn to Danger

Peter and Leonard Drawn to Danger, is a live action/ animation movie, that will star Peter and Leonard, and Jerald the Giraffe the two stars of Kaz Studios

Popular films

Peter and Leonard film series

Peter and Leonard is a film series produced in Kaz following the story of two goofy detectives. Eight films have been produced, and two of them are currently available on YouTube.

Statistics

Rank Micronation Films Year(s)
1 Kaz Flag.jpg Kaz 34 2018–present
2 New Eiffel 26 2013–present
3 Molossia 17 2007?-present
4 Fixed Malinovian Flag.png State of Malinovia 4 2018-present
5 FlagOfKeig.png Republic of Keig 1 2015
5 Hamlinian Republic 1 2012

List of films

Micronationalism in film

In 2010, a documentary film by Jody Shapiro entitled How to Start Your Own Country was screened as part of the Toronto International Film Festival. The documentary explored various micronations around the world, and included an analysis of the concept of statehood and citizenship. Erwin Strauss, author of the eponymous book, was interviewed as part of the film.[1]

In 2010, Nostalgia Critic produced Kickassia, in which they attempt to invade the Republic of Molossia and turn it into "Kickassia".[2]

In 2011, the German-language documentary film by Paul Poet Empire Me: New Worlds Are Happening! premiered at the Aubagne International Film Festival 2012. It won several awards.[3]

Rose Island, released on Netflix in 2020, is based on the true story of engineer Giorgio Rosa and the Republic of Rose Island.[4]

See also

References

  1. Jody Shapiro (2010). How to Start your Own Country. tiff.net.
  2. Kickassia. TV Tropes. Retrieved 23 February 2021.
  3. EMPIRE ME – New Worlds are Happening! on Navigator Film.
  4. "Rose Island: Netflix adapts the story of 'prince of anarchists' Giorgio Rosa". BBC. 7 December 2020. Retrieved 23 February 2021.