'Meet Your Maker' at the PGH Independent Film Festival
Meet Your Maker plays at the Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival on June 22 during the 3:20 "Made in PA" shorts block. The festival takes place at the Baverso Theater... Read more
'Meet Your Maker' at Wigle Whiskey June 3
Attention, Earthlings! Meet Your Maker is playing at Wigle Whiskey Distillery on Tuesday June 3. It's playing as part of a fundraiser for our new short film, Regular Paintings. The... Read more
Help us kickstart "Regular Paintings"
Inhabitants of the Orion Arm! We are broadcasting now from a smoky little bar on planet Earth. We're making another short film and we want you to be a... Read more
Meet Your Maker on television tonight!
Tune your Motherbox or television to WQED Pittsburgh tonight at 10pm. "Meet Your Maker" has ridden the airwaves all the way from planet Zutron to Filmmakers Corner. Check it out... Read more
A new short film in the works - "Regular Paintings"
Fellow humanoids! We Francarts are excited to announce that we're embarking on another wallet-testing adventure in the film business. Our next short film, "Regular Paintings" is in the works.... Read more
'Meet Your Maker' screening at Film Kitchen - Jan 14th
Eureka! "Meet Your Maker" is playing at the Melwood Screening Room on January 14th as part of the monthly Film Kitchen series. Molecular machines gather at 7pm for a reception... Read more
Free Online Halloween Screening of "Meet Your Maker"
Thanks so much to all the backers who came out to the premiere screening last night. It was a blast. For those of you who couldn't make it, but are... Read more
The "Meet Your Maker" Official Trailer
Backers! Rejoice! The film you made happen is in the editing suite. We can't thank you enough. We've got a rough cut done and we're about to start on... Read more
"Meet Your Maker" teaser presented by a very cool host
A familiar Pittsburgh personality helps pitch our film.
Principal photography has wrapped!
We made the movie! We finished up principal photography on May 31 and we want to thank our crew and our talented cast for all their help and support. We... Read more
Two days into set construction! Thanks to everyone who helped us out. Principle photography resumes on the 25th!
Production has begun!
Sorry for the delay, but we've been busy. Check out some photos from our first two days of shooting here.
Pat and I are delighted and thrilled to officially announce that John Amplas (Martin, Day of the Dead) has joined the cast of "Meet Your Maker" and will play Dr.... Read more
We want to sincerely thank all those who took interest in our project and helped us reach our fundraising goal.
Be sure to check back here as well as our... Read more
A Final Plea
The clock is ticking. Our campaign is ending. We need you. Help us make "Meet Your Maker."
Real live press
Dr. Henry Malvoy, physicist and science advocate gives us reason to hope. Or fear. Or donate.
Read his op-ed at BoringPittsburgh.
Geek Pittsburgh geeks out just for us. Check it... Read more
Nine days to go
Thank you to all our generous backers so far. We're steadily approaching the 50% mark. And thanks to Megan Pinney for steering us toward House of the Dead in Lawrenceville.... Read more
Press releases, twitter and anxiety
We put together a press release and we've sent it to the PGH City Paper and a couple local websites and blogs like PopCity and I Heart Pittsburgh.
Do any... Read more
A Microsecond of "Meet Your Maker"
Actor Jonathan Visser portrays Zumet the Zutronian as he meets his maker.
Thanks to those who have donated since our last update! We've got a new video coming tomorrow featuring Jonathan Visser, one of our actors. Stay tuned.
The State of Affairs
Huge thanks to everyone who has pledged so far - friends, family and total strangers. We're honored that you care enough to help us realize this project. We're only 20%... Read more
Special Effects! A "Meet Your Maker" How-To
Learn how to make the spacey special effects from our promo!