Behind the scenes photos by Ted hall.
Our second cameraman/data wrangler/photographer/actor Ted Hall shot these and many more images while on set for us. Please share and help spread the word anyway you can. We are editing... Read more
Live action filming complete.
Last week we wrapped five days of intense work with some of the greatest actors and crew around. We shot 30 live actions scenes, these scenes along with interviews and... Read more
Screenplays & T-Shirts.
Working on final script changes, we start shooting live action in a few weeks. Please watch for your T-shirt if you're expecting one and wear it proud. Please follow us... Read more
Watch your inbox! Backer rewards start shipping in the morning.
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All available rewards will start to ship. The official email is: firstname.lastname@example.orgIf you have a T-shirt coming you'll get... Read more
Deep into production - Backer rewards coming soon.
We are deep into production starting rehearsals with the actors next week. Paul has been on the road collecting more interviews and footage for the film. Backers rewards will be... Read more
Making progress everyday!
Thank you backers again... your support has inspired the entire team, we are working everyday shooting, writing, editing this project. It's full steam ahead. We will be shooting in MO,... Read more
You did it, you backed us and now we can all make this film together!
I am so grateful for the support, our film making team thanks you and John Donaldson who was almost lost to history will soon be a part of the great... Read more
Tune in tonight at 7 & 10pm TPT Channel 2
Tune in tonight at 7pm to hear Peter Gorton and Kevin D. West talk about our film as we enter the home stretch. Please share this update. Go to Kickstarter... Read more
Leading off 3rd base looking to make it home, come on batter we need a hit.
Any and all amounts get us home $10, $20, $30... help us reach home plate and bring John Donaldson"s story to the world. Spread the word. We have only Hours... Read more
We are at 67% on our way to third base who will bring us home!
We have had several backers up their pledgeto bring us home please consider doing so if you can. Please share this post with all your people. We need everyone... Read more
Only 2 more days to go we need your pledge today!
We have just 2 short days to reach our goal, please back us todayand we will make it. "Of the projects that have reached 60% of their funding goal,... Read more
2 Books Signed by Peter W. Gorton $500 Pledge!
Two great baseball books with passages about John Donaldson written by our very own Peter W. Gorton.He has signed each one and the next $500 pledge will receive both.... Read more
$1000 match pledged from The Crutchfield Foundation!
The Crutchfield Dermatology Foundation have made $1,000 of matching funds available. This is a great way to double your pledge. $50 Becomes $100. Back us today and double you contribution. We are... Read more
GIVE $100 / GET Coffee & Consultation w/ EG Bailey and Sha Cage
Pledge $100 or more to our Kickstarter and you will receive a private coffee and consultation with our executive Producers E.G. Bailey & Sha Cage of Tru Ruts. E.G.... Read more
$1,000 Matched! 4 Days left.
One of our backers has matched the last $1,000.00 pledged. We have additional matching funds today so back us now if you can. It will double your pledge.This is an amazing... Read more
Double your Money for next 3 days!
Our goal is to get past the $30,000 hump WE HAVE A CALL TO ACTION TO HELP US GET THERE we have a group of generous backers that will match... Read more
Rosario: This guy wants turn-of-the-last-century Minnesota black pitcher in Hall of Fame
Rubén Rosario wrote this articlefor the Sunday addition of the St. Paul Pioneer Press about the subject of our film "39 Seconds" John Wesley Donaldson. Please share and and... Read more
See why Actor Leonard Searcy loves this film.
Leonard is a great Actor and we are lucky to have him. Listen as he explains why he’s working on this film and why it means so much to him.... Read more
Documentary “39 Seconds” of inductee Donaldson set for summer release!
Please click here to to read the great article about John Donaldson by The Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. John Donaldson is a native of Missouri and was inducted last... Read more
"39 Seconds" A snippet of an interview with Larry Lester.
We interviewed Larry Lester at Satchel Paige Memorial Field in Kansas City, MO late last summer. This is a tiny part of our interview with him. We have filmed dozens... Read more
“39 Seconds” Actors and Narrator - Watch this!
I met up with Payton, Darius and Darrick at Park Square Theatre. Darrick and Darius are acting in “Raisin in the Sun.” Payton is leading the discussion group after... Read more
39 Seconds + John Donaldson + Teambrown Apparel
Our wonderful film backers at Teambrown Apparel made these amazing 39 Seconds John Donaldson T-shirts for us. You can get your very own by backing us at... Read more
Meet Kevin D. West casting director for "39 Seconds"
Watch this video and get to know our amazing casting director Kevin B. West. He's an actor, a theatre director and manager of the Capri Theater in North Minneapolis... Read more
From channel 8 TV in Indianapolis: Forgotten Star of the Diamond!
Forgotten Star of the Diamond!
Click the link above to watch a great story about our film "39 Seconds" on John Wesley Donaldson.... Read more