End of year update!
I wanted to give you an update on my film "Sherpa Stew". I returned from shooting in Nepal
nearly a month ago and shot some awesome footage of... Read more
It's Nepal time!
After waiting many months, I will finally be hopping on a plane to Nepal tomorrow night. While there I'll hike four days to Nima Dawa Sherpa's village, where his son... Read more
Sherpa Stew Update!
It's been a while since I last posted an update. I wanted you to know where some of the money you pledged has gone so far. For the... Read more
Sherpa Stew back in Production!
After much back and forth organizing with Nima Dawa Sherpa in Nepal, it now looks like the earliest and best time to go will be October. In the meantime, I'm... Read more
Sherpa Stew- Kickstarter funding in Action!
I hope you are doing well. I wanted to keep you updated on progress of "Sherpa Stew".
Because of your support, I will be able to travel in... Read more
Rubin Museum of Art
Looking forward to shoot this event for "Sherpa Stew" in a couple of weeks. Kipa Sherpa will be there helping these kids learn about climbing Everest.
Sherpa Stew - May update
Well, it's a little more than a week after our successful Kickstarter fundraiser for "Sherpa Stew".
I spent most the day today subtitling Nepalese interview footage. In early June I'll... Read more
Fantastic weekend! Nepal production for "Sherpa Stew" was successfully funded on Kickstarter.com! Thanks to all my friends, family and people I haven't met yet, for supporting this film through pledges... Read more
"Sherpa Stew" has been funded via Kickstarter! Thanks everyone for supporting this project!
I'll update more info soon!
Soon we'll see if the funds are raised!
May 2 at 2:22pm CDT is the deadline for "Sherpa Stew" Fundraising. That's 2 + days to go!
Austin Film Society Write-up
"Sherpa Stew" was included in an article about Kickstarter.com projects on the Austin Film Society website tonight!
12 more days to go to raise funds for Sherpa Stew!
I just talked to Kipa Sherpa. I'll be filming him this summer in New York as he teaches New York City kids about climbing Everest. He'll be doing it at... Read more
More inspiration to complete this project!
This nice comment about our "Sherpa Stew" kickstarter video on youtube.com today makes me want to tell the Sherpas story even more.
"This is gonnna be a great victory for... Read more
Director's View of Sherpa Stew - now on YouTube!
We've uploaded the Director's View of Sherpa Stew on Youtube.
Here's the link:
16 days to go!
Recently we were fortunate enough to have an exhibit at the Banff Film Festival World Tour showings in Austin, Texas. There were many many people that came over to our... Read more
Sherpa Stew - The Director's View (2 minutes)
Director Andy Cockrum describes his new documentary film, "Sherpa Stew" which is currently in production.
"Sherpa Stew" table at Banff Film Festival in Austin, Texas this weekend!
We'll have a table where we'll be talking about "Sherpa Stew" this weekend at the Banff Film Festival in Austin, Texas.
Linked to Mountainexplorers.org!
Thanks to Mountainexplorers.org for all their great work and linking us to their website!
One of the many "Sherpa Stew" stories we'll be able to tell as a result of this fundraiser!
"Sherpa Stew" director, Andy Cockrum, on his way to Mount Everest Base Camp. At the time he and Associate Producer Reid Nixon were shooting "Team Everest: A Himalayan Journey".
In... Read more
Sherpa Stew exhibit table at Banff Mountain Film Festival in Austin, Texas
"Sherpa Stew" will have an exhibit table at the Banff Mountain Film Festival on April 10th and 11th at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Texas! Come and visit us and... Read more
Nima Dawa Sherpa
I just got off the phone with Nima Dawa Sherpa, one of the mountaineers featured in "Sherpa Stew". He has moved back to Nepal and his son may be getting... Read more
I received very good news today. Light Press out of Seattle, Washington is now
a sponsor of "Sherpa Stew". They'll be doing the color grading on the film
during post... Read more
Nima Dawa Sherpa (Team Everest '03 Photos)
Nima Dawa Sherpa is one of the people profiled in "Sherpa Stew". He worked as a technical climbing guide and climbing leader of the 8,000m peaks in Nepal and as... Read more