The film is online and in your hands + Rewards!
Dear Kickstarter Backers,
After two years of thinking, working, and worrying about this film every single day, I have finally decided to release it for free at The Artist &... Read more
New Website is up!
Well it's been a long time and you may have even thought we had forgotten about you, but we haven't, we couldn't, never ever! Starting today, The Artist &... Read more
One year anniversary + A Silver Lining of good news
Well folks, it has literally been a year to the day in which we filmed The Artist & The Olympian. Actually, as I am writing this currently, it is... Read more
Festivals and DVDs
We know that it's been a while since we last posted, so we wanted to give you a quick update on the current state of the film and... Read more
Shankle T-Shirts Delay
To Our Backers that ordered Shankle T-Shirts,
We know that everyone is eager to receive the shirt and please believe us when we say that we are even more eager... Read more
Saying Thanks and YOU"RE ON IMDB!!!
Today is a special today in the Ole US of A. A day about saying thanks and remembering what your grateful for.
In just a few short weeks we will... Read more
The Film is complete!
The great news is that the film is complete and we believe it's going to knock your socks off!!!
The other good news is that for those that... Read more
Adam finally does an update on shooting, selling the painting, and the status of the film
To check out photos from the shoot, go here
An email concerning give backs will be coming out on Friday, August 16th. Please have your shirt size and address... Read more
The Artist & The Olympian-Kate Taney Test Shoot
We just shot our final test shoot with, "The Painter" played by the awesome, Kate Taney. Check out a couple of photos and a quick shot below!
WE DID IT!!!!!!
First off, we just wanted to say: thank you, Thank You, THANK YOU, about 17,135 times!!!!!!!!!!! (For those of you who have not seen your names on... Read more
AMA on Reddit with Adam, Donny, and Glenn Pendlay
Tomorrow night at 6pm EST! Adam, Donny, and Glenn Pendlay (The most well known and respected Olympic Weightlifting Coach in the US) will be doing an AMA on Reddit. You... Read more
10 Days left and only $10,542 left to raise!
Watch the video to get a breakdown of everything going on with the movie! Only 10 days left to pledge!
Uncompromising Honesty: the tone of the film
"Life is pain. Anyone who tells you differently is selling something"
The movie has been mentioned and talked about in various websites online, as well as all over facebook and... Read more
'Crack of the Bat and Other Supposedly "Pretentious" or "Purist" Things, Like 35mm Film'
'Crack of the Bat and Other "Pretentious" or "Purist" Things, Like 35mm Film...'
"CRACK!" it's the sound that emits from a wooden bat as it connects with a baseball.... Read more
We had a feeling that you might want to know what the characters will look like, so we made up these "Test Posters" to give you an idea!
"The Weightlifter"... Read more
"Morph, the most beautiful word I know"-Salvador Dali
We are extremely proud to announce that, Kate Taney (Pronounced Tawn-EE) will be playing the part of "The Painter"
Kate has her BA degree in Acting and Playwrighting from Emerson... Read more
INCREDIBLE NEW REWARD for a $200 pledge!
For a $200 pledge, you will receive a "SPECIAL THANK YOU" credit at the end of the film and on imdb.com, 1 second or 24 frames of the Negative film... Read more
"Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?"-Linda Nochlin
Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? is a famous and crucially important essay to the contemporary understanding of art and feminism. It was written in 1971 by... Read more
Edit: New $75 Donny Shankle T shirt reward now comes with above rewards
We are now adding the THANK YOU Credit at the end of the film and on imdb.com, as well as, the 1 second or 24 frames of the... Read more
NEW EXCLUSIVE REWARD!!!
We have decided to add a new reward! It's quite the treat that we think will wet your pledging palettes! For a $75 pledge, you will get a... Read more
"You have to pull on that bar like you're ripping the head off of a godamn lion!"-Donny Shankle
If you were to make a film with NO DIALOGUE, because the characters presence and actions speak far louder than words ever could, who would you cast? What if one... Read more