Villisca Preview Trailer Premieres at NATPE Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada
January 11, 2004
Los AngelesA new preview trailer, for the documentary feature film Villisca: Living with a Mystery will premiere at the National
Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on
January 18, 2004. Villisca recounts the circumstances surrounding the 1912 Children's Day axe murders
in Villisca, Iowa and explores the effects of the still-unsolved crime on the small rural
community both then and now.
Kelly and Tammy Rundle, of Fourth Wall Films, will also attend as part of a delegation of
filmmakers in the International Documentary Asscociation (IDA) exhibit. Fourth Wall
has produced a DVD for the IDA containing the preview trailer for Villisca and seven other
independently produced documentaries. The preview trailers will screen continuously during
the 3-day event at the Las Vegas Sands Expo and Venetian Hotel. The Rundles will be
meeting with several interested distributors and responding to new inquiries.
Bravo, CBS, Court TV, HBO, History Channel, NBC, Turner Entertainment, and UPN will be
among dozens of domestic broadcast buyers attending the event . Foreign buyers will
include BBC, Channel 4 Television, CANAL 1, France 2, Fuji Television Network, Global
Television, Netherlands Public Broadcasting, and Telemundo among many others.
The internet version of the Villisca: Living
with a Mystery preview trailer will be available on www.villisca.com on February 1, 2004 along with other
news and information about upcoming events related to the completed documentary.
NATPE is a global, non-profit organization dedicated to the creation, development and
distribution of televised programming in all forms, across all platforms.
IDA is a non-profit member service organization, providing publications, benefits, and a
public forum to their membership for issues regarding nonfiction film, video, and
The Rundles are former Iowa residents now living in Los Angeles, California. Fourth
Wall Films is an independent film and video production and publishing company.
Fourth Wall Films
Los Angeles, CA 90034
Our goal was to return from NATPE with two or
three interested distributors. Instead, we returned with eight! We expect to
garner even more interest before a final deal is signed.
Tammy Rundle (left), IDA's Mindy Perin,
and Kelly Rundle in the IDA's exhibit at NATPE
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