Produced in September 2000
While working as a radio DJ, Jett Garrison discovers the prizewhores: people who follow the DJs from one remote to another in the hopes of winning free stuff.
KLRU - (SXSW presents)
Kindred International Film Festival
The Dallas Video Festival
SXSW Film Festival
Lonestar MENSA Convention
REVIEW - The Austin Chronicle
TOP 5 DIRTY RADIO SECRETS
This is hilarious and soo true!
"What a charming ride with four of Austin's most eccentric characters. Great story, great music, great prizes. It made me want to turn the radio on, pick up the phone, and win something!" - Paul Stekler, Emmy winning documentarian.
See what happens when Austin DJ & first-time filmmaker, Jett Garrison, turns the camera onto the world of radio to learn more about the industry's unique groupies. PrizeWhores is a documentary about a group of people who have formed their own 'community' based upon their extreme hobby of attending radio-station remotes, movie premiers, and rock concerts. They coordinate their lives based upon these events. They are actually called 'prizewhores' by the staff of the radio stations, music venues, and movie houses they frequent.
As you will learn, winning is fun, but it ain’t the only thing.
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