The final 24 hours - fancy a nudge?
Hello everybody. You have all made The Moo Man happen! Thank you so much for bringing the film to cinemas around the UK. We are all so very happy. It's wonderful to know that a film about a farmer and his cows can make it to the big screen and it's especially wonderful that people power did it. Thank you all for the touching comments too (my mum told me on the phone that she got all emotional when she read them). You guys!
Still, 17 hours left and counting. It's looking very good and our total is guaranteed - no more "all or nothing" (wasn't that the scariest bit?).
What we would love to do now is stretch the goal further and make the most of the deadline.
All the heavy lifting is done and the foundations are in place. Any extra funding goes a long, long way, spreading the message wider and wider. It could be extra billboard posters in a London Underground station; imagine walking through Piccadilly and seeing Steve the farmer walking along beside Ida! It could be more Q&A events round the country, bringing up the issues of the film. In the last few days, lots of farmers have told us, "this is a once in a lifetime PR opportunity to help people realise the realities of farming and to see that something has to change".
That's why we want to do one last push. Lets see if we can reach £25,000!
Perhaps you could get in touch with one specific friend and tell them about the Kickstarter. Or even better, remind someone you've told already. It's frustrating but we know that hundreds (yes hundreds) of people intend to pledge but never actually get round to it. If they could spare just 5 minutes this evening - because after 11.00 tomorrow morning it will be too late.
Just a gentle nudge?
Many thanks and coming next: cinema dates, poster artwork, film trailers. Yes it's all hotting up here at Trufflepig Towers.
Best wishes to you all and thanks for your wonderful support
Andy and Heike (who is jet-lagged in San Francisco but very, very happy that we made the target... Yes there were tears)
Here is a nice picture of Steve and Ruby