September 30 [12:00 EDT] — Billboard is reporting that the film on the rave scene being shot by video producer Jonathan Reiss is now tentatively tagged “Better Living Through Circuitry.” The full length documentary was original referred to as “Rave: An Electronica Documentary.”
Billboard reports that filming, which has been underway since March, is in its final stages. A theatrical release is expected in the Spring, although the producers, Cleopatra Films and Entertainment, have not confirmed a distributor.
The project features interview and performance footage of Moby, DJ Spooky, Aphex Twin, Sneaker Pimps, The Crystal Method, Alec Empire of Atari Teenage Riot, DJ Frankie Bones, Electric Skychurch and Rabbit in the Moon. Key behind-the-scenes personnel from the techno scene have also been interviewed including Todd Muellor, the producer of MTV’s Amp, MixMag founder Tony Prince and New York Sputnik rave promoter Scott Richmond.
Reiss’s credits include Nine Inch
Nails’ “Happiness in Slavery” video as well as productions for the Black Crowes, Type-O Negative and Diamanda Galas.