“Off the Beaten Path” Now Available on DVD and Instant Video
Off the Beaten Path is now available on DVD and Instant Video at Amazon.com. The gay-themed road trip movie premiered in 2005 at the Bloomington Pride Film Festival and has since been available only on YouTube. The DVD release includes a nine-minute featurette of outtakes and behind-the-scenes footage, as well as a solo audio commentary track by writer/director Scott Schirmer. Off the Beaten Path is a 63-minute documentary-style comedy/drama about three college house mates who travel to visit a troubled friend who has recently attempted suicide. The movie features a quirky collecion of original songs and fine performances from Jayson Wickenkamp, Tyler Andrews, Brad Fletcher, and Zach Frank.
The DVD is $9.99 at Amazon.com and eligible for free 2-day shipping with subscription to Amazon Prime. Amazon is also offering the movie via their Instant Video service for only $1.99. The DVD is also available at CreateSpace for $9.99. CreateSpace orders are just $5.99 plus shipping when you apply the following discount code during checkout: YQD7478X. This code, available for a limited time, can also be applied to CreateSpace orders of House of Hope.
More of Scott’s earlier work will be available on DVD in the future, including Boy in the Making and a compilation release featuring the short subjects The Day Joe Left, Three Animals One Stuffed, and Full Moon Sonny.