Funded! This project was successfully funded on August 7, 2012.

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      Creator Dan Doyle 3 days ago

      I applaud the call for transparency on this. Vague infrequent posts that neither help the people that funded this know whether or when they will receive what they've paid for is now beyond ridiculous. Hoping that people get to see it at a film festival is an insult to everyone who has patiently sat back expecting to finally hear some concrete news.
      If it hadn't been for everyone's love for Devo people would have been demanding refunds ages ago. Can't imagine anyone being in a massive hurry to back your next project whoever it might be anytime soon.
      Just let us know what is happening, when you anticipate the good people that have backed you to get what they have actually funded rewards delivered and let's all move on from this rather embarrassing episode.

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      Creator Don Arntz on March 24

      I think the implication is getting it to the festivals is more important than delivering our digital copy. There really should be more transparency for the people who funded this.

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      Creator Scott McMillin on March 17

      Could we get some clarification as to when backers will be getting digital copies? As Don Arntz said below I assume we'll be getting it when the film is finished, but your last update seemed to imply that we might not get it until after SXSW 2015:

      "We want all of our generous donors to get to see the film - to go to the festivals where it will be playing - to basically get what you paid for! At this point, our goal is SUNDANCE and SXSW in 2015."

      I paid for a digital copy, not a ticket to see it at a film festival. While I applaud your effort to get the film into festivals, I think I speak for my fellow backers when I gently remind you who actually financed the film. Getting it to us, at least in digital form, should be a top priority.

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      Creator Don Arntz on February 27

      That is great you can get it into festivals, but you'll still be giving us a digital download FIRST when it is completed in August.... right?

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      Creator Dan Doyle on February 18

      All bitching and complaining aside about delays and lack of information about this whole project, maybe it would be a fitting tribute to get this finally finished and out there on the sad news of Bob's passing.

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      Creator Scott Reed on January 18

      Just got a tweet from someone in a focus group watching the movie. Seems to be close.

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      Creator William James Cuffe on December 10

      Well, submission to Sundance 2014 is already closed, and since they are still editing the film (as just revealed in Update #9), the delay has not been because they want to get it in the festival.

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      Creator Chia Roscuro on November 12

      Has the doc been chosen for Sundance 2014?

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      Creator craig stanich on October 30

      Tony, what is the schedule for delivering the rewards?

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      Creator William James Cuffe on October 18, 2013

      You realize it has taken a month and a half for you to acknowledge you were not going to meet your release deadline? Isn't the point of having a producer to ensure deadlines get met? And you tell us by stating it won't be another two and a half months for the first chance of it being released? With no explanation why it's taking so long, despite Josh Freese's tweet on August 20th that he's seen the rough cut? And perhaps the most insulting, you don't even apologize for missing your deadline...?

      There is plenty you could update us on: What rights are you waiting on? What still needs to be done with the rough cut to make it release worthy? Do you have the DVD authoring set up yet? Are the t-shirts made? Have they been delivered? How about the signed ones? How about the posters? Cover art? Certificates of authenticity? The Steve Keene painting? Not to mention you could be giving us glimpses into the making of the project...

      Don't spam us with links to your social media sites. They don't have any activity that hasn't already been mentioned, and never actually show that progress on the film has been made.

      Don't say "We'll post an update when we have an update". That tells me you aren't working on this project. There's been more evidence that "Buddha's Little Finger" has been made than this film.

      There is no excuse for this. You have nearly three times what you asked for. Produce something.

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on October 17, 2013

      Looks like it will be 2014.

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      Creator Magnus Jacobsson on October 11, 2013

      Hello Tony! I have pledged $500, can you please give me an update about the progress of the project and a "date" for the estimated delivery? (2013 or 2014?) Regards Magnus

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on August 7, 2013

      William James Cuffe: News can't be announced until the details are confirmed. But be rest-assurred that the the film looks great, The Devolutionary Army is working round the clock to deliver the best documentary experience possible, and I promise it will be well worth the wait.

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      Creator William James Cuffe on August 7, 2013

      Okay, that Facebook link worked. But that doesn't excuse the lack of communication between you and your pledgers. There has nothing posted on your sites since last year (other than a statement on Alan Myers death).

      As far as we Kickstarter pledgers can tell, you've done nothing. You haven't even commented on whether or not you will make the August 2013 promised delivery. You have left us completely in the dark for a year.

      Show some transparency. Show us you are working on the project. Show us some common decency and address our concerns instead just pushing them aside with a blanket "We'll tell you when we tell you".

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on August 7, 2013

      Robert G. Schaad: Yes, Alan Meyers was kind enough to give us 2 interviews for the film — sadly, these turned-out to be his final interviews. Mike Wilson & William James Cuffe: Progress on the film is professing nicely. When we have news I'll announce the updates on my sites:

      http://DEVOfilm.com
      http://DEVOfilm.Blogspot.com
      http://Facebook.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Twitter.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Vimeo.com/DEVOfilm

      Thanks,
      —Jeff Winner

      P.S. Tony's FB page isn't gone — he's right here: https://www.facebook.com/tony.pemberton2

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      Creator William James Cuffe on August 7, 2013

      It's been a year to the day that this Kickstarter was funded. I've messaged the project creator Tony Pemberton and the producer Jeff E. Winner myself. We'll see if I get an answer.

      It's not a good sign to see that Tony's Facebook page is gone. That does not fill me with confidence that he'll even answer.

      Somebody on this project seriously needs to step forward and produce some progress. I'm going to give them some time to respond, but should I not hear anything, I'll be posting to the DEVO Facebook page and ClubDEVO to bring some attention to the situation.

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      Creator Mike Wilson on August 6, 2013

      This was the first Kickstarter project I backed, and has been the least communicative by far. What's going on?

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      Creator William James Cuffe on August 1, 2013

      It is now August 2013... Any word on when we will get our DVDs?

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      Creator Robert G. Schaad on July 9, 2013

      RIP Alan, and hope that there is interview footage with him in the docu and/or bonus scenes.

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on June 11, 2013

      When we can make announcements, they'll be here:

      http://DEVOfilm.com
      http://Facebook.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Twitter.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Vimeo.com/DEVOfilm
      http://DEVOfilm.Blogspot.com
      [All sites operated by: Jeff E. Winner]

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      Creator David Cole on June 6, 2013

      It's nice to see some photos from the archives on the blog, but what's the ETA for the documentary we all backed?

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      Creator Brian Ronningen on June 4, 2013

      Any updates?

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      Creator Lefae on May 30, 2013

      Are there any updates on when we will start receiving our items? The websites you keep listing don't give any info for this. Thanks.

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      Creator Donovan Eckstrom on April 29, 2013

      When will you need our information for the film?

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      Creator Jesse Ross on April 5, 2013

      Any news on this? No updates since last year...

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on September 28, 2012

      Please visit our websites for the latest updates, videos, & archival photos:
      http://Facebook.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Twitter.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Vimeo.com/DEVOfilm
      http://DEVOfilm.Blogspot.com
      [All sites operated by: Jeff E. Winner]

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      Creator Joshua R on September 27, 2012

      Having just seen DEVO with Blondie last night, I'm now more eager than ever to see the film! Any news?

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on August 30, 2012

      Please visit our websites for the latest updates, videos, & archival photos:

      http://Facebook.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Twitter.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Vimeo.com/DEVOfilm
      http://DEVOfilm.Blogspot.com

      [All sites operated by: Jeff E. Winner]

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      Creator Magnus Jacobsson on August 23, 2012

      Hi! What's happening? (last update aug 8)

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      Creator Matt Gould on August 9, 2012

      Hazzah! Not a week goes by that I don't hear "Mongoloid" or see the immortal SNL debut again! I never tire of that amazing performance, in fact, my brother was watching DEVO that very night when the world was introduced to their unique presence. He rushed out and bought the album as soon as the record store opened. He's bought every album since.
      I have a project launching friday called Mafioso The Underworld Strategy Card Game 2nd Edition, I hope you'll take a peek! Best wishes - Drew Gould

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on August 8, 2012

      Thank you to every man, woman, and mutant for helping us raise $70,150.00! The future is now!

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      Creator Joshua R on August 7, 2012

      Woohoo! Funded! Congratulations, Tony. And thanks to whomever pledged right at the last minute - I'd have hated to see it so close but still under $70k, haha.

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      Creator Chia Roscuro on August 5, 2012

      Tony, Tony.
      Tonight tonight.
      I feel like the same cat being skinned a new way.
      But I guess I like that kind of thing.

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on July 22, 2012

      Yes, Alan was interviewed twice.

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      Creator Patrick Lochelt on July 22, 2012

      Glad to be a supporter of this film. Was Alan Myers contacted/interviewed at all for this? He was such an integral part of the early (and best known) DEVO sound; it would be a shame if his voice wasn't part of the conversation, even if he's not currently with the band.

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      Creator Rebecca on July 12, 2012

      When you talk about a digital download, what format are you intending? Will there be DRM involved? Do the DVD level rewards include a digital download as well?

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on July 11, 2012

      Thanks for making our first week a good one — stay tuned for more updates on all these sites:
      http://Facebook.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Twitter.com/DEVOfilm
      http://Vimeo.com/DEVOfilm
      http://DEVOfilm.Blogspot.com

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      Creator Liam Gorman on July 11, 2012

      @Tony Pemberton Got it, thanks for the clarification!

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      Creator Tony Pemberton on July 11, 2012

      Regarding the 2 $50 levels, you can choose the rewards for either one or the other.

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      Creator Joshua R on July 9, 2012

      Just kicking myself for missing them at the Chicago theatre recently. I don't know why I didn't get tickets. Clearly, I'm an idiot. I'll make up for it by backing this awesome film! :] Can't wait to see it.

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      Creator Doug Kiner on July 8, 2012

      Great trailer, and great project, long overdue! Can't wait for its release!

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      Creator Andreas Schmidt on July 6, 2012

      Can't wait to see the result!

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      Creator Liam Gorman on July 6, 2012

      I'm looking forward to this - got forwarded here via a friend. I'll second what @Michael Klamerus said: there are two $50 tiers. Do we choose one and forfeit the other, or is there something else that might've been missed? Also, pictures when you get a chance, please!

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      Creator Margaret Saadi Kramer on July 5, 2012

      I loved this trailer. There are so many cool ideas that need to make it to finish. Come on Tony Pemberton! Time to start backing some projects. I recommend The Official Power Team Documentary -- Bodybuilding. Christian. Preachers.

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      Creator Jennifer Gerbi on July 5, 2012

      I was interviewed for this. Think its going to be a great film made by a bunch of great people :). So happy to see this here!

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      Creator Michael Klamerus on July 4, 2012

      Can you post pictures of the shirt and poster? And do backers at the $50 level get the movie and the t-shirt, or just the reward that they selected?

      Great kickstarter btw, love Devo so much.

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      Creator Sally Cornell on July 4, 2012

      They were the first band I ever saw play live..I was 15 and it was at the Hordern Pavilion. Support act was a string quartet playing Devo songs..great stuff.

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      Creator Chad Littleton on July 3, 2012

      Yeah, in all my years I have loved many genres of music but one constant has been DEVO. Bought my first DEVO album around age 8 (Q: Are We Not Men...) and while other records from that era (Culture Club, Duran Duran etc.) have fallen away (years ago) DEVO remains on the top shelf of my collection and isn't going anywhere. I'm a spud for life, and yes, this doc. is long overdue!

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      Creator Joshua Johnston on July 3, 2012

      There have only been a handful of bands I've ever wanted to see play live. Aerosmith (did it), Faith no More (still hoping), Weird Al (did it), and Devo (tickets for September!)

      And of all the bands I've ever liked, Devo has been the most intriguing one in a cultural sense. This is a documentary I'm shocked didn't already exist, so I'm glad to pitch in what I can to get this one made. Glad to be backer #7.

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