EXCLUSIVE: The documentary Neil Gaiman: Dream Dangerously will be exclusively shown on Vimeo, starting on July 8th. The film chronicles Gaiman’s childhood in Portsmouth UK to his initial success in writing The Sandman comic series to his more recent work with novels such as Coraline and The Graveyard Book where he became the first author to win both the Newbery and the Carnegie medals for the same work. His novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane was voted Book of the Year in the British National Book Awards.
Gaiman’s story is told in his own worlds as well as through interviews with close friends/collaborators Terry Pratchett, Bill Hader, Michael Sheen, Lenny Henry, Wil Wheaton, Stoya, JH Williams III, Lev Grossman, Brea Grant, Merrilee Heifetz, Charles Brownstein, Sam Kieth, Jill Thompson, Colleen Doran as well as his chats with George RR Martin, Jonathan Ross, John Barrowman, Grant Morrison and Phillip Pullman. It can be pre-ordered.
Created by Respect Films’ director/producer and editor Patrick Meaney and Jordan Rennert (producer/DP), the film will be available for pre-order on Vimeo. The film was also produced by Cat Mihos and Morgan Peter Brown and co-produced by Sequart and executive produced by Geoff Notkin. Other films by Respect Films include She Makes Comics (recently sold to XLRator) and The Image Revolution (which sold to Shout! Factory). Take a look: