GTFO A Film About The Abuse Female Gamers Face Funds on Kickstarter

on May 4, 2013 5:51 PM

As of May 2nd, 2013 the film GTFO was fully funded on Kickstarter, reaching their goal of $20,000. Female gamers rejoice.

What makes this film different is how it explains the reasons behind why men feel so threatened by featuring discussions with gaming bloggers, psychologists, scholars, developers and other experts.

GTFO stands for Get The fu*k Out, the exclusionary response many female gamers encounter while gaming.

The main purpose of the film is to expose this behavior to the non-gaming community. Believing that the more people know about this behavior, the more the gaming industry can take steps to change the environment for the better.

Sun-Higginson, the documentary filmmaker, has already been gathering footage and doing reporting for her project, having visited PAX East and a Major League Gaming event to talk to gamers there about this problem.

The money raised can now pay for travel, shooting and crew expenses, post production, licensing rights for game footage and music, and then to submit her work to film festivals.

At the moment, GTFO has raised a total of $22, 240. To contribute to the film, please visit GTFO KickStater page.

 /  Staff Writer
Former genius and a woman of mystery and power, whose power is exceeded only by her mystery, Dana Abercrombie has been playing video games since birth (yes birth...we did say "genius"). Despite her secret desire of wanting to give it all up to become a gorgeous billionaire, Dana is most passionate about video games and films often times getting in many heated debates resulting in being thrown out of many gatherings. Despite having a degree in English AND Journalism (multi-tasking FTW!) from the University at Albany-SUNY, she is currently interested in perusing a degree at Yale Law School, because one should never give up on a dream of becoming a gorgeous billionaire...and knowing how to sue someone as a result of those heated debates