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Ever wonder who makes the world's best Buffalo wing? Here's the film that settles it once and for all.
Created by

Matt Reynolds

274 backers pledged $16,942 to help bring this project to life.

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WING HUNT Prizes

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Dear backers, 

If your name is not Ladislav Mayer, you should have already received your reward for supporting THE GREAT CHICKEN WING HUNT. Thanks again! Please email producers@chickenwinghunt.com if you have not received your reward or have had any trouble redeeming it. 

WING HUNT Thanksgiving sale

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Hello backers! 

Just wanted to let you know that our DVD is finished and on sale, and to let you know about a couple of special holiday offers. 

All DVDs purchased THIS WEEK will be autographed by me. It feels silly writing that, but we're hoping it will help with sales (and maybe makes it a slightly cooler gift?). Just email us a note at info@chickenwinghunt.com if you want your DVD unsigned. 

Also this week you download the film plus all the bonus features from the DVD for just $7.99 with offer code BUFFALO. Extras include festival Q&As, filmmaker commentary, a bonus short film and music by Wing Hunter Al Caster. Perfect for the wing enthusiast your family (the site makes it easy to give as a gift.)

Already seen the movie? Use offer code ‘THOR’ to download the extras only for just $3.99. 

Links to everything here: http://chickenwinghunt.com/buy-the-dvd/

Update coming soon on an exciting planned TV broadcast of WING HUNT in 2014. 

Thanks again for your support! 

-Matt 

WING HUNT wrap-up - prizes and stats

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Friends/Supporters, 

With a content and thankful heart, I write to inform you that our final Kickstarter prizes are about to be shipped (apologies for the wildly inaccurate initial delivery estimates) and that our work on THE GREAT CHICKEN WING HUNT is coming to a close. 

WING HUNT played 24 festivals, won five awards, had a 15-city theatrical run, including the Siskel Theater in Chicago and the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin, made The New Yorker and the ABC Nightly News, was called "The most important food movie since JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI", and made many people hungry.

To date, WING HUNT has been seen, online or in theaters, by some 60,000 people. Many more will see it if a cable TV deal now in the works goes through (unfortunately it will be a shortened 48-min version). 

Thank you for the indispensable part you played in making it! We truly could not have done it without you. 

What's next? WING HUNT lives on (for free!) on Hulu: chickenwinghunt.com/hulu iTunes: http://tinyurl.com/q8euweg and other common VOD platforms. We have a few screenings left (see our Facebook page). And team WING HUNT hopes to get back together soon to make another movie. (Hopefully we can do it in less than seven years this time.) Wish us luck!

Wings up! 

-Matt 

WING HUNT comes to Hulu for Super Bowl week

Backers!

Exciting news: WING HUNT has come to hulu, one of the nation's leading streaming content providers, just in time for Super Bowl. If you scroll through their featured choices at the top, the third one (as I write this on 01/31) you come to is WING HUNT. 

http://www.hulu.com/movies

Or go straight here: http://www.hulu.com/watch/589047

Some of you have asked why we've chosen to appear on a free site - do we make any money? And doesn't it undercut our rentals on VOD sites like Itunes and amazon? 

1. we do make money (from ad revenues), although it is MUCH LESS per view than on VOD platforms

however

2. hulu should help us general A LOT more exposure for the film, #1. through hulu users (who number in the millions) coming across it when looking for something to watch (some of whom are bound to like it and tell others) and 2. because certain media are much more likely to cover us if we're available on a curated and widely used platform like hulu 

Our distributor says they see an increase across all platforms (a kind of rising tide lifting all boats situation) whenever they place a film on hulu. 

Where should I send people to watch? Our main goal at the moment is to get THE HIGHEST NUMBER of people watching and talking about WING HUNT. So send potential viewers to whichever platform you think is most convenient for them. A distance second consideration is financial. If it makes no difference, send them to Itunes (or one of the other VOD platforms, listed below). 

Also, please consider writing us a review and rating us on Itunes, Hulu or Amazon. 

Thank you! Happy Super Bowl! Wings up! 

iTunes: http://bit.ly/18zyIYy Xbox: http://bit.ly/1dNd3st Playstation: http://bit.ly/1eGmCgH Amazon: http://amzn.to/1eQvL4s Vudu: http://bit.ly/1d0Zi8o Google Play: http://tinyurl.com/m4ftbk7

Wing Hunt release, thrilling first day

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Hi all! Exciting day! Lot's of great media coverage and great feedback on the film. I'm posting some links below. But first, a short list of upcoming screenings and places to purchase WING HUNT online. Anything you can do to help get people to see the film will be greatly appreciated! 

Upcoming screenings in Geneva, Lyons, Albany, NYC, Rochester, Syracuse, Austin, Mesa and Seattle (Dates and times here: http://chickenwinghunt.com/screenings/)

On-demand: iTunes: http://bit.ly/18zyIYy Xbox: http://bit.ly/1dNd3st Playstation: http://bit.ly/1eGmCgH Amazon: http://amzn.to/1eQvL4s Vudu: http://bit.ly/1d0Zi8o

Day 1 media coverage: Huffington Post, Bon Appetit, Yahoo, Eater 

New info and features on our revamped site

Thanks again for your support!