Source: King 5 TV
Check out the official trailer for the TWILIGHT IN FORKS documentary coming out on the same day as The Twilight Saga: New Moon! The trailer was released exclusively to the fansites, thanks Summit!
Check out this press release sent to us from Summit Ent. about the whole new DVD/Blu-ray release alongside of The Twilight Saga: New Moon on March 20th!
The must-have DVD for any fan of The Twilight Saga series
TWILIGHT IN FORKS:
The Saga of the Real Town
Available same day as The Twilight Saga: New Moon
March 20, 2010
Twilight in Forks: The Saga of the Real Town arrives on single disc DVD on March 20, 2010 – the same day The Twilight Saga: New Moon will be released nationwide on DVD and Blu-Ray.
Located four hours northwest of Seattle, Forks, WA is both a real town and the fictional home of The Twilight Saga’s beloved characters Bella Swan, Edward Cullen and their family and friends. This documentary brings fans of the books and movies to heart of the town that’s now experiencing new-found fame since it became central to the tales written by Stephenie Meyer.
The definitive DVD documenting the town of Forks made famous by the Twilight books and movies. This is a fan’s opportunity to see the town that Stephenie Meyer based her epic teen romance books on. Hear from the real people living their lives in the town fans know and love, including the Chief of Police, the Forks Outfitters’ employee who gets mistaken for Bella, and the vampire transplant who plays the real-life role of Alice. Visit Forks High School, hear self-described Jacob’s grandfather tell the legend of how the Quileutes descended from wolves, and see many more of the people and places that make Forks and La Push the perfect setting for The Twilight Saga.
Staying true to a pledge made before the surprising acquisition of their independently produced documentary “Twilight in Forks,” the makers of the film traveled to the tiny real-life town that serves as home to the phenomenon this past weekend, unveiling footage for the first time to a few hundred lucky Twilighters.
Director Jason Brown and producer York Baur continued a lengthy relationship with the fanbase on Saturday as they visited the real-life Forks High School for a special screening to help celebrate the town’s annual Bella’s Birthday/ Stephenie Meyer Day festivities. Those in attendance were able to view never-before-seen clips from the first documentary on the “Twilight” phenomenon — a sneak peek that seems even more significant now that “Twilight in Forks” has been snatched up by Summit Entertainment and had its release date pushed back to early 2009.
Read it here.
Summit Entertainment announces that they will be releasing the documentary in conjunction with the New Moon DVD release, which will be in stores in early 2010.
Over the last few weeks, the team behind the first-ever documentary on the “Twilight” phenomenon has come to MTV News to unveil the initial details of their movie, as well as its one-sheet and teaser trailer. Now, they have even bigger news for Stephenie Meyer fans eagerly awaiting their flick: In a surprise move, Summit Home Entertainment has acquired the rights to distribute “Twilight in Forks.”
MTV News has learned that the studio behind the “Twilight” movies has spent the last several days negotiating with director Jason Brown and producers York Baur and Peter Cowles to distribute their independent film about the tiny Washington town that inspired a phenomenon. Summit plans to release the documentary in conjunction with the “New Moon” DVD release, both of which will hit stores in early 2010.
Although the news will postpone the film’s release by a few months, it’s a natural fit for the doc, whose full title is “Twilight in Forks: The Saga of the Real Town.” Brown and Baur were very visible at June’s “Summer School in Forks” symposium, where they shot many of the interviews for the film — a for-the-fans exploration into where “Twilight” ends, Forks begins, and an increasingly blurry line exists between the two.
Read it here.
ABOUT: Filmed in HD by three-time Emmy Award-winning Director Jason Brown, Twilight in Forks – The Saga of the Real Town, documents the story of the rainiest city in the U.S. – Forks – and the untold tales of its hidden history, culture and mysticism. Since the Twilight movies were not filmed in Forks, this is the chance for fans to see where Stephenie Meyer based her epic teen romance novels.
For more info, check out its website HERE
Just how much does the town of Forks appreciate what Stephenie Meyer has done? Enough to give her her own holiday, apparently. “That’s why we have on September 13 Stephenie Meyer Day — to honor Stephenie Meyer,” said Mike Gurling, the visitor center manager at the Forks Chamber of Commerce.
Forks, like many other towns on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula, have been experiencing a state of depression over the past decade with the decline of the logging industry, Gurling told Hollywood Crush in a interview. He said other towns in the surrounding area are facing serious economic issues because they are not making the money from timber sales they need to be making. Gurling said Forks would have found itself in a similar situation if it wasn’t for the release of “Twilight.”
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The Guardian Newspaper, UK, has an article about how people in Forks have been affected by the film.
Residents of Forks, Washington State, are still stunned by what a piece of assiduous Googling from Twilight author Stephenie Meyer has unleashed on their town. Looking for the US’s rainiest location in which to set her vampire series, she lighted upon the small town, population 3,221.
Fans of the books and film, based around Bella Swan and her dreamy vampire love interest Edward Cullen, began pouring into Forks. Today hundreds visit the town daily; its visitor count for June was more than 8,000 – around the number who used to come in a year. Restaurants have Twilight-themed menus with dishes such as Bellasagne, shops sell Twilight items, and tours cover the books’ locations.
Read the rest of the article here!
Sunset Traveler has a new article about Forks, WA.
Forks draws fans of “Twilight” vampire series: It’s closer than Hogwarts, more beautiful than almost anywhere else
They’re also asking for you comment and let them know if you’ve been to Forks and what your experience was! Check out the article here.
»» The Daily Times has an article on twilighters visiting timber town (Forks) in search of literary vampires & werewolves!
** Thanks to Erika M. for the tip!
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