Escape from Tomorrow is a dark psychological thriller shot surreptitiously at Disneyland and Disney World. The filmmaker and his distributor talk with John Horn about how they avoided the wrath of Disney to release the film. Plus, with two new cable channels geared towards the young bilingual viewer we look at what’s working and what isn’t for Latinos on TV.
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The Business contributor John Horn interviews filmmaker Randy Moore who surreptitiously shot his low-budget psychological thriller, Escape from Tomorrow, at Disney World and Disneyland. He lays out the details of how he pulled this off without arousing the suspicions of Disney officials.
Then he’s joined by his lawyer and his film’s distributor John Sloss who articulates the case for “fair use” and why Moore should be protected from legal action by Disney.
Journalist Carolina Miranda brings us this story. In the coming months two new cable channels aimed at the young bilingual Latino audience will launch. Fusion is a collaboration between ABC and Univision; and El Rey is in part the brainchild of filmmaker Robert Rodriguez. They join the growing channels trying to reach this hard to find audience.