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Official DEVO documentary film needs your help to finish editing the film this year.
Official DEVO documentary film needs your help to finish editing the film this year.
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    1. Michael Rowe about 7 hours ago

      I can understand him not logging on.. he failed.. we are all mad, and the money is spent.

    2. Patrick Rowley
      on May 1

      I think I'm owed about $200 for this bomb...

    3. Bronwyn Cragg on April 13

      this gave me depression

    4. Robert G. Schaad on March 30

      So, no more updates on this? Nice work.

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      Scott Reed on February 18

      Tony may have forgotten as his kickstarter profiles says he has not logged in since april of 2017.

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      Tim Newmarch on January 30

      Just remembered this waste of money.

      It's a shame Kickstarter JUST DON'T CARE.

    7. Timmo Warner on December 28

      It would ease many people's minds if you said the project was dead and why.

      I can have no respect for you to continue just ignoring it and hoping we all go away.

    8. John Fallon on December 27

      Fucking thief!

    9. Magnus Jacobsson on November 19, 2017

      This is a lost cause...I don't have the energy to keep checking for any updates anymore. //Magnus Jacobsson

    10. Magnus Jacobsson on September 30, 2017

      "I've had just about all I can take
      You know I can't take it no more
      I've got a gut feeling"

    11. Bronwyn Cragg on September 23, 2017

      In the time that has passed since this was funded I've gotten through all of high school and half of a BA � really bad y'all

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      Henning C-F
      on August 25, 2017

      While I understand the problem with an “authorized” film, would really like to know why this can’t flip to “unauthorized” and just ship the edit.

    13. Michael Rowe on August 22, 2017

      Man, five years since this was fully funded.. and after all the projects I’ve backed on KickStarter.. the ONLY one that has not shipped ANYTHING. So glad they are not all like this. While I understand the problem with an “authorized” film, would really like to know why this can’t flip to “unauthorized” and just ship the edit.

    14. Curt Sautter on August 9, 2017

      How about some kind of an update.

    15. Michael Rowe on July 15, 2017

      In one of your last updates you mentioned that the SPUDs had not approved the latest edit. Have they commented on it? Or is it silence on their end? Do they have you under some kind of a Gag order?

    16. Jeff Daniher on June 26, 2017

      Q: Were we not fooled? A: Yes

    17. Patrick Rowley
      on June 6, 2017


    18. Magnus Jacobsson on March 18, 2017

      Silence is not golden. //Magnus

    19. Roy McClurg on March 7, 2017

      Mr. Pemberton,

      I think that you owe an explanation to the trusting backers of your Devo movie. Sadly, you've provided absolutely no information since the last update in 2016. I understand how difficult some artists can be, as I am a music executive and deal with similar situations every day. The difference between us is that I provide updates frequently and if the project does not work, I take responsibility. Those of us who want this movie seen and have put our hard-earned money into the project only want an explanation. If the band members were never "on board", then why even proceed? Please do not ignore us.


      Roy McClurg
      Copenhagen Music/Put Together Music

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      Scott Reed on December 15, 2016

      I find it upsetting that this project is still promoted on the professor's resume and Montclair University website.

    21. Magnus Jacobsson on December 11, 2016

      Please tell us backers if the project is DEAD!

    22. Magnus Jacobsson on November 17, 2016

      Anything goddammit! Tell us what's happening. There must be something that can be of interest for us backers. Sincerely, Magnus

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      Lefae on November 2, 2016

      So disappointed. I truly can't believe they can get away with this without some form of recompense to all us suckers who paid out our hard earned cash on something we believed in.

    24. Magnus Jacobsson on September 22, 2016

      anything, anything at all

    25. Magnus Jacobsson on September 10, 2016

      some information please

    26. Patrick Rowley
      on September 6, 2016

      So, dead silence on this project? The last update was in February. You OWE us some answers at this point.

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      Scott Reed on August 26, 2016

      I put $300 into a project that was "95% shot and ready for editing" over 4 years ago. Best I anticipate at this point it a digital copy. Kickstarter complaints are worthless.

    28. Rob S on August 8, 2016

      Happy Anniversary

    29. Henry Steingieser on July 19, 2016

      I get this also Tony but a better way to show some good faith and love for the community that supported your project is to invest in some other Kickstarter projects.

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      Lefae on May 20, 2016

      How does one go about getting a refund from something like this?

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      Jon on March 4, 2016

      I see the boys are releasing their own book now. I wouldn't be surprised if it's related to this in some manner and killing this gets more books sold. Either way....this project has been a disaster.

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      Ian Ashman on February 23, 2016

      Let's be straight here. Backers were scammed into thinking this project was fully authorised. It wasn't. If I am wrong, show me the contract between you and Devo which attests to this being authorised.

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      Ian Ashman on February 23, 2016

      Let's be straight here. Backers were scammed into thinking this project.

    34. Don Arntz on January 28, 2016

      Scott, I'm not sure if that was the terms and conditions when we contributed.

    35. Scott McMillin on January 28, 2016

      I'd like my refund please.

      A Project Creator is not required to grant a Backer’s request for a refund unless the Project Creator is unable or unwilling to fulfill the reward. Project Creators are required to fulfill all rewards of their successful fundraising campaigns or refund any Backer whose reward they do not or cannot fulfill."

    36. Bronwyn Cragg on January 22, 2016

      I, like others, are feeling pretty hopeless about this whole project. I pledged a LOT of money that I didn't have but felt was necessary to move the project along in my first year of high school. I have now almost graduated -- that's a long time! I think a lot of us would appreciate at /least/ a few more regular updates. It's nothing less than tiring and grating to hear the "ask Mark" excuse ad nauseam. That said, I look forward to any updates (hopefully positive) (or any refunds!)

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      on January 21, 2016

      Some more information please? As near as I can tell, no updates with any info at all have been posted anywhere (here, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, blogspot) since August 2015 (and those mostly just seemed to say "it's up to Mark"). Almost 800 people helped fund this film - we deserve to be kept in the loop about what is happening.

    38. Magnus Jacobsson on January 2, 2016

      some information please

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      Scott Reed on October 29, 2015

      I filed a complaint today.

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      Scott Reed on October 26, 2015

      Nearly 2.5 years late. Can someone tell me how to officially file a complaint and ask for my money back? As far as I am concerned it is not happening- surely Mark M is not designing and signing shirts, so the fair thing to do would be to return all money. Remember this is 3 times as much as they asked for.

    41. S M on October 4, 2015

      Going to be great.
      Excited as a spud could be to see this documentary.

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      Cametethea on August 31, 2015

      I feel scammed bamboozled beguiled bilked burned conned deceived duped finessed gypped hoodwinked overcharged swindled tricked victimized ripped off and sad.

    43. Rob S on August 14, 2015

      If anyone is going to the DEVOtional this weekend, it would be nice to get a report on this project. Also, during Q&A maybe nailing someone down to answer to the issues.

    44. Mal Padgett on July 13, 2015

      Fo mine, I say get the video out, compromises or not, then release a 'director's cut' some time in the future - kinda like Apocalypse Now. Plenty of great directors compromise their visions because of interference from the studio or, in this case, the subject matter. It's two years late and you've had the trust of we Backers. Let us decide if the film is flawed or not when we see it, hopefully sooner than later. I sympathise but you need to also appease your shareholders. Good luck!

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      Brian Ronningen on July 8, 2015

      I'm a huge Devo fan and this film looked like it had great promise. This is the only Kick-starter project I've ever backed and now I need to find out how I get my money back :(

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