FEB 29,2000      14:18 PACIFIC      17:18  EASTERN

( BW)(VT-PHILIPKDICK.COM) Science Fiction Community Web Site To 
Present Filmmaker's Journal

BURLINGTON, Vt.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 29, 2000--

Production Diary of The Gospel According to Philip K. Dick
Now Available On Community Web Site

The daily production diary and behind-the-scenes photos of the
documentary The Gospel According to Philip K. Dick can now be found on
philipKdick.com, the web site devoted to the ideas of the great
science-fiction writer Philip K. Dick.

Filmmakers Mark Steensland and Andy Massagli, currently shooting
in California, hope to finish the project by April, to coincide with
pre-release publicity of the Dimension film Imposter starring Gary
Sinise and based on a Philip K. Dick short story, due in theaters
August 4.

The philipKdick.com web site also contains information on past
films based on Philip K. Dick's fiction, such as Blade Runner, Total
Recall, and Screamers, as well as on Imposter and the upcoming Tom
Cruise/Steven Spielberg production of Minority Report. In addition,
the site contains reviews, artwork, literary criticism, original
fiction, streaming media programs, biography, and bibliography.
Message boards, email lists, and online book ordering make the web
site a focus for the community of Philip K. Dick's fans. Founded in
November, 1998 by Jason Koornick, philipKdick.com has grown into a
true web community, tied together by the contributors and developers
passion for science fiction and non-commercial aspects of the web.

Philip K. Dick, who died in 1982 following a series of strokes,
left behind a legacy of more than fifty novels, five volumes of short
stories, reams of correspondence, and an 8,000 page self-examination
he called his Exegesis explaining, he hoped, the mystical experiences
which form the heart of the Steensland/Massagli film and a great deal
of Dick's own later fiction. "We're talking to people who knew him
before, during and after all that stuff to see what we can find out,"
says Steensland about his and Massagli's approach to the film.

Surprisingly, given the growing interest in Philip K. Dick, no
biographical film about him has been made prior to The Gospel
According to Philip K. Dick. "The only program we could find was an
hour-long piece made by the BBC a few years back," said Massagli, "but
that was it. We knew the time was right."

Visit the Film-maker's Journal at http://www.philipkdick.com/film . 
Find out more about the author and his legacy at http://www.philipKdick.com .

     CONTACT: philipkdick.com, Burlington
              Jason Koornick, 802/862-6870
              Email: koornick@together.net
              Web: http://www.philipKdick.com


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