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Beyond Bruno: Hollywood v The Fashion Industry
David Bax , July 10th, 2009 12:31

As Sacha Baron Cohen's Bruno hits cinemas, our Man in LA, Battleship Pretension's David Bax, talks about Hollywood's numerous flirtations with the fashion industry and what these films say about Tinseltown


Eleven Minutes

When Jay McCarroll won Project Runway, it was assumed by some that he would have a fashion career laid at his feet. It turned out no one cared and he had to work from the ground up. One of the few things his brief fame did get him was a camera crew to document that struggle. At this moment, there are thousands of very talented filmmakers trying just as hard as McCarroll had to to get their independent films made. It’s just too bad that Project Greenlight holds about as much sway as Project Runway did.