UPDATE #44: HONORING OUR FALLEN/DOCUMENTARY RELEASE DATE/TOP SECRET ONLINE SCREENING FOR BACKERS ONLY!
UPDATE #43 -- MERRY CHRISTMAS!
Merry Christmas and the happiest of Holidays to our Sultana friends!!
2015 has truly been a momentous year, one that my brother and I could not have imagined when we... Read more
UPDATE #42 -- REWARDS AND FESTIVALS!
Hope everyone is celebrating in a safe and tasty way.I know I am: I just made a boo-logna sandwitch! This update promises no tricks and a treat at the... Read more
UPDATE #41 -- SOUNDTRACK, SUNDANCE and REWARDS!
Happy October from all of us on Remember the Sultana! Hope you all are having an excellent month and enjoying the cooler weather, turning leaves and football! We continue to work... Read more
UPDATE #40 - A MESSAGE FROM THE PRODUCERS
Dear Backers of our beloved “Remember the Sultana” documentary,
The goal of every independent film producer is to create a piece of work which will be seen by the widest... Read more
Updates! Remember The Sultana!
It’s been a while since we sent out an update, and we have a lot to catch up on! At the end of April, many of our filmmaking... Read more
A Sneak Peak Video for You! Screening Details and Fulfillment Updates!
First, an enourmous THANK YOU for your patience. Many have been asking for fulfillment updates and rightfully so. After all, it's been a full year now. Our... Read more
You're Invited!! Details on the 150th Anniversary & Private Screening!
Hope you are doing well. We are in the final days of post-production. Our voice actors will be heading into the recording studio later this week, and we... Read more
HAPPY THANKSGIVING!! & FULFILLMENT HAS BEGUN!
We hope today has been a special one for you and your families and friends.The SULTANA team is thankful for every one of you, for believing in this... Read more
Kickstarter & Production Updates!
Just a quick update to let you know that 79% of the Backerkit Surveys are complete. If you happen to be one of the 196 backers (hint, hint)... Read more
Surveys Have Been Sent!
By now, you should have received a survey from Backerkit.com in your email- the same email that this update goes to (check your spam if you don't see it).... Read more
UPDATE #33 - PRODUCTION PROGRESS, SURVEYS and THANK YOU'S!
This past weekend, the SULTANA team met for our first and only production meeting. Over the course of 48 hours, we worked out the structure of the documentary,... Read more
UPDATE #32 PRODUCTION UPDATE and THANK YOUs!
It’s been almost two weeks since our Kickstarter campaign roared to a successful conclusion thanks to all of you. Work to complete the documentary has begun in earnest . Our... Read more
A very special video message inside!
This is the home stretch! Less than 2 hours on the clock!
This video produced by Director Jeff Hoopingarner, was made especially for YOU.
It will be immortalized... Read more
6 HOURS LEFT! Video Enclosed.
If you've been with us from the beginning than you've most likely seen a few of the interviews Director Jeff Hoopingarner and the team have already completed with... Read more
NEW REWARD! Michael Champion Original Sultana ArtWork!
We have a brand new reward and a new add-on for you!
Artist Michael Championworked around the clock, to get this to us today, and we are... Read more
#1 Documentary on Kickstarter!!!! STRETCH GOAL & BONUS REWARD ANNOUNCED!
Some exciting statistics. At this very moment:
- The Sultana Kickstarter Campaign is the #1 most popular DOCUMENTARY out of 9,592 Documentaries funding on Kickstarter
- The Sultana Kickstarter Campaign... Read more
Remember The Sultana Add On
We are closing in on $100,000!
If you'd like to add any additional commemorative bracelets, please leave a comment on this update.
Sincerely, Team Sultana
It's true! We are 100% Funded!
For those that followed along, yesterday our Executive Producer Sean Astin, participated in a 19 Hour Read-a-thon (I hope he's getting some sleep... Read more
$20 T-Shirt ADD ON
What an incredible day. Over $8000 so far raised since the Read-A-Thon across Tennessee began!!
Less than $2400 to go to hit GOAL!!
As Sean finishes up his... Read more
The Tennessee Road Trip - Read-a-Thon-Stream-a-Thon has begun!
The journey has begun! Sean and his brother Matt have just left the Cemetery in Knoxville and are now live, for the next NINE hours as they drive... Read more
Important Announcement- Please Read!
Tomorrow (Monday, June 2), at 6:30 a.m. EST, Sean Astinis not only going back in time but he's going backwards in time to help listeners better... Read more
5 DAYS LEFT!! 2/3 Funded!!! Next Stop $75,000!
We are ecstatic that you have helped us to hit the $50,000 mark! We are now 2/3 funded and could have never have done this without your... Read more
6 Days Left! Jim Beaver Rewards! Sean Astin Makes A Promise!
With just six days left we are excited to offer you some new Perk Levels.
Actor Jim Beaver has THREE new offers for you,
There are also still... Read more
Two New Cast Members Announced!!
It is with great pleasure that we announce 2 new cast members who will be joining our already magnificent cast.
Glenn Morshower- has appeared in films and shows... Read more
You're Invited to a Twitter Party!
Just 8 Days Left!
For those of you who are on twitter, we invite you to join us tonight for a Twitter Party.
At 9pm EST (6pm... Read more
Memorial Day Exclusive Offers
On this Memorial Day, our team is moved by the profound gravity of the words Memorial Day. With your support, we move closer to making this documentary a... Read more
UPDATE #17 -- MEMORIAL DAY THOUGHTS & NEW BACKERS!
As a 7th grade student at Waller Jr. High School in Enid, Oklahoma, I had to memorize President Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address. Since then, I’ve lost count of how... Read more
New Incredible Reward! James Hance Original Sultana Art Piece
This, moving one of a kind, incredible work of art was created to honor the lives lost in the tragedy. Mr. Hance kindly donated his time and talent... Read more
HALF WAY THERE!! THANK YOU!
We are thrilled to have reached the 1/2 way mark! We have 13 days to keep going!
Remember Kickstarter is all or nothing, if we're even a dollar short, the... Read more
!!! RARE GOONIES POSTER REWARD !!!
Yesterday, Producer Mark Marshall spent the day with our Executive Producer and the Narrator of The Sultana Documentary, Sean Astin. Good Times we're had by all!
Take a... Read more
Remember The Sultana- Update #13
We had a great week! Over 55 new backers joined Team Sultana and we continue to steadily rise towards our goal of $75,000. Remember it's all or nothing... Read more
Remember The Sultana- Update #12 - Video Enclosed
As always, please remember that every Face Book Post, every Tweet, and every Dollar really does count. Share this link daily with family and friends and your social... Read more
Remember The Sultana - Update #11 - Radio Shows and NEW Cast Members!!
This is a busy week, media-wise, for the SULTANA campaign.We will be guests on one AM station and one internet radio show in the next few days.Tomorrow, May... Read more
Remember The Sultana- Update #10 - Bulk Discounts on Sultana Caps!
Happy Mother's Day to all of you! Whether you're a Momma to a child or a pet, a Grandmomma, a Father acting as both Mom and Dad, or... Read more
THANK YOU! A Special Bonus Add-On Perk For You !!
We are now a 1/3 of the way to our goal!
As a thank you for passing this milestone, we have an exclusive Add-On Bonus Perk For... Read more
Mark Marshall and Jim Michaels Live on Get Funded Today! And New Perk!
TUNE IN! LIVE!
When: Today Wed May 8th
Time: 12 Noon PST - 1pm PST
Get Funded, hosted by Brad Wyman will be talking to Mark Marshall and... Read more
Remember The Sultana – Update #7 – New Video and Thank You’s!
We are a little over a third of the way through our campaign and, thanks to you, we are almost a third of the way to our goal.We... Read more
Remember The Sultana- Update #6 - New Cast Member!
We announced a new cast addition on social media yesterday! Please welcome, Jim Beaver (Supernatural, Deadwood), to Team Sultana. Jim will be voicing one of our Officers... Read more
Remember The Sultana- Update #5 - Video Enclosed
Our continued thanks and support for your generous donations!
We'd like to reach out to you, our backers, Association Members, Descendants and Friends of Descendants and ask if there is... Read more
Remember The Sultana- Update #4 - Video Enclosed
Our team has arrived home safely from the 149th anniversary in Vicksburg, and over the next days we will be sharing photos from their travels on our Facebook... Read more
Remember The Sultana- Update #3 - 4-27-1865
149 years ago, shortly after 2:00am CST on April 27, 1865, seven miles north of Memphis, The Sultana exploded and sank. Over 1,800 people died There... Read more
Remember The Sultana- Update #2 - Video Update
Day 5 has begun and things are moving along smoothly!
Over the course of the campaign we will be sharing with you more details surrounding the story of... Read more
April 24th - Remember The Sultana Update #1
We are humbled at your tremendous outpouring in our first four days on Kickstarter.
Your backing dollars show us that this story is just as important to you... Read more