Educational distribution, iTunes + DVD release dates, & more!
We hope this finds you well! Apologies in advance for those who receive this multiple times, but there's a lot of important information we don't want anyone to... Read more
NYC theatrical premiere this Friday 10/23 with special guests!
In just two days, we open in NYC!
JOIN US ON OPENING NIGHT WITH SPECIAL GUESTS: WILL SHORTZ & JUDAH FRIEDLANDER
We'll be there for the 9:15pm showing... Read more
Top Spin opens in Seattle tomorrow!
We wanted to let you know we open in Seattle tomorrow at the Grand Illusion Cinema!
Showtimes (9/4- 9/10):
- Fri: 7pm & 845pm
- Sat: 515pm, 7pm & 845pm ... Read more
Top Spin getting rave reviews!
We open TODAY in LA at select Laemmle Theaters and the reviews are coming in! Here are a few we're very excited about...
"It’s a paradox worth noting,... Read more
JOOLA table raffle clarification
We wanted to clarify a very important detail about the JOOLA ping pong table giveaway. We are giving away ONE table and all attendees who go to a... Read more
LA Theatrical Showtimes + JOOLA ping pong table giveaway!
We are two weeks away from our theatrical release starting in Los Angeles on August 21!
Lots of fun things in store including a free ping pong table... Read more
BIG NEWS: Limited theatrical release!
TOP SPIN IS COMING TO THEATERS ON 8/21!!!
Our theatrical premiere kicks off 8/21 in Los Angeles at the Laemmle Playhouse!
Dearest backers, we are beyond excited to finally announce... Read more
More screenings + photos!
Just a quick update to post some photos from our festival screenings, which have been amazing. What a treat it's been to share the film with audiences all... Read more
AUDIENCE AWARD, Variety review, screenings galore + special news!
Hope you are ready because this update is chock full of goodies, so hold on to your seats...
Sold out CAAMFest screenings & AUDIENCE AWARD
We had an... Read more
Reward update and more screenings!
Happy Lunar New Year, everyone!
Given that we were both born in the Year of the Sheep/Ram/Goat... we feel it's going to be a great one and wish you all... Read more
Happy New Year + More Festival Dates
Happy New Year! We couldn't have thought of a better way to finish off 2014 than with our World Premiere in NYC, but we're even more excited... Read more
Photos and Video from the World Premiere
It's been over a week since our World Premiere in NYC, and it all still feels like a dream. We could not have asked for a better night.... Read more
Sneak Preview Link!
You should have received an email from VHX with a link to watch a sneak preview of the film! We're thrilled to be able to share this with... Read more
REMINDER: Top Spin World Premiere in NYC + another great Kickstarter project
Hello lovely backers!!
Just wanted to send a quick reminder that our premiere is just ONE WEEK AWAY and tickets are going fast!! So be sure to get them ahead... Read more
Top Spin World Premiere in NYC!
Top Spin will be having its WORLD PREMIERE next month at DOC NYC, the largest documentary film festival in the country!!!!!!!!
The two of us will be in... Read more
Lily makes Olympic table tennis history for US!
Lily recently became the first American to win a table tennis medal in Olympic competition, taking BRONZE at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China!
Here are some spectacular highlights... Read more
A little side project
Hello lovely backers!!
Just a quick note to let you all know that we are still working away and getting very close to the finish line with our film. Just... Read more
HAPPY HOLIDAYS TO YOU
A huge hello and howdy to all of our amazing backers!
We'll be posting another update soon with some exciting news, but we wanted to take a moment now to... Read more
SF work-in-progress screening on 11/5!
We hope this update finds you all well and enjoying the cooler weather! It's been a busy few months but with it comes exciting news!
Rough Cuts screening... Read more
Watch our short on the YOMYOMF Network on YouTube!
Fun-tastic news to share on this happy Friday! Many of you already know that Top Spin was born out of a short film we made on Ariel and her family... Read more
Accepted into Film Independent's Documentary Lab!!!
Lovely backers! Just a little update to brighten your day. Happy Spring!
Film Independent's Documentary Lab
Top Spin was recently selected to be part of Film Independent's Documentary Lab, an... Read more
Happy Year of the Snake + Timo Boll in LA!
Happy Lunar New Year!
So far 2013 and the Year of the Snake is off to a fantastic start for us. We're not able to share some great news just... Read more
Happy Holidays to all of our wonderful and generous supporters!
We want to send a huge congratulations to all the players who worked hard during the U.S. National Championships this... Read more
Hello lovely Top Spin backers,
Since we haven't posted in awhile AND because of some great news recently, we thought now was a perfect time for an update!
TOP SPIN... Read more
SXSW ping pong panel, a little love for our recent Kickstarter, & a plea to help Mina!
Hello wonderful backers!
Just a wee update to bring you some exciting news...
SXSW PANEL ON PING PONG
Top Spin's been invited to be part of a South by Southwest... Read more
Okay, who's suffering from Olympics withdrawal? 'Cause we sure are!!!
We've made our way back to California now, but that still doesn't stop us from daydreaming about our time in... Read more
An Olympic hello from London!
It's been a fantastic and wild ride since arriving here in London!!! (A huge apology for not sending an update sooner. This is our third attempt - hope... Read more
THANK YOU, THANK YOU, THANK YOU.
Dear incredible supporters of Top Spin,
We are filled with so much love and gratitude for what we all accomplished together. 101% funded, 589 backers, $75,775 raised. Thank you for believing in... Read more
100 minutes to go + New $3K Reward from SPiN NYC!
This is our last plea we promise! Thanks for bearing with us. We have 100 minutes to go and we are at $71,658 raised. We need just another... Read more
5 hours and $15k left to raise!!!!!!!
Thank you so much for hanging with us until the end... we just wanted to let you all know that we have just 5 hours left and still... Read more
$75k or bust... only 24 hours left!!!
So we're currently at 61% funded, raised $46K, with just 24 hours left... not going to lie, we're definitely getting a little nervous, but we're keeping the... Read more
T-minus 64 hours!!!
How's everybody doing out there? We know this whole experience is pretty crazy and not for the faint of heart, so we sincerely thank you for coming on this journey... Read more
56% funded with 3 days left!!!
After an incredible run last week, we are now over $42K and more than halfway to our goal! We want to thank each and every one of you... Read more
$30K exclusive reward + new $1K reward just added!
A FEW QUICK ANNOUNCEMENTS!
WOW, we are sooooooo close to reaching $30K!!! We think we can do it before the matching donation expiration, so we're giving away an exclusive... Read more
Kickstarter Countdown + VIDEO of 16-year-old Olympian Erica Wu!
We've had a great response to our matching donor announcement!!! Please keep sharing and spreading the news... remember all donations will be matched until Thursday, 11:59pm PT! Let's... Read more
Donations will be matched until Thursday, July 12 + VIDEO of Barney Reed!
Happy Monday, everybody!
We just broke $23,000 this morning!!! YAAAAY! We're at 30% funded with 10 days left. This is totally getting us pumped for our huge final push!
More... Read more
VIDEO and PHOTOS from our slow-motion shoot + Happy Fourth of July!
We'd like to extend a GREAT BIG THANK YOU to all of our 145 backers - friends, family, repeat backers, table tennis fans and total strangers - who... Read more
10K and counting... PLUS, our new (and youngest-ever) advocates
Hello Top Spinners!
Just a quick thank you for helping us reach our 10K mini-goal this weekend!!!
There are so many people to thank, but I want to give a... Read more
$10K by midnight Sunday & VIDEO of Ariel vs. Berkshire Hathaway shareholders
First off, a HUGE thank you to all of our backers. There are many worthwhile projects out there to choose from, so to have your support means the... Read more
(VIDEO) Supporting Partner Spotlight: ICC
We've been really fortunate to have worked with some great organizations and individuals while making TOP SPIN. The India Community Center (ICC) Table Tennis Center is no exception.... Read more
VIDEO sneak peek of Michael in NYC
Hello lovely Top Spin supporters!
As promised, we're going to post some clips this week to thank you for your incredible support and (hopefully) leave you with wanting more!
We... Read more
PHOTOS and VIDEO from our Launch, slow-motion shoot teaser, & Terrence Howard!
It's been a jam-packed first week starting off with our Launch Party in San Jose!!! Thank you to everyone who came out in support of our film!
Launch Party... Read more