LA -> NY
October was an incredibly busy and very exciting month for THE MAKING OF A KING! The weekend of October 24/25 we were filming on both the West and East coasts!... Read more
Our Feature in GAG Magazine!
Hello TMOAK Backers,
We wanted to share with you our most recent write up in the Special Issue of GAG Magazine! GAG is the first high glam, high fashion,... Read more
Interviewed by the Huffington Post!
Hello TMOAK Backers,
It hasn't been long since our last update but things have been buzzing since the release of our collaborative video with Buzzfeed called, "Women Transform Into Drag... Read more
NEW Drag King BUZZFEED Video!
Hello TMOAK Backers!
The buzzz is out on the talented DRAG KINGS featured in The Making of a King documentary! Buzzfeed posted the video today that we collaborated on over... Read more
NEW Trailer and Editor!
Hello TMOAK Supporters!
We have been hard at work organizing so much footage (it's been almost 3 years of filming) over the past few months and have some exciting news! We... Read more
"The Art of: Drag" airs TOMORROW, Feb 4th at 7pm PST
Hello TMOAK Backers,
Just a quick reminder that The Making of a King documentary will be featured on "The Art of: Drag" TOMORROW NIGHT, Wednesday February 4 at 7pm PST ... Read more
Mark your calendars and set your DVRs for Wed, Feb 4 at 7pm PST - we are gonna be on TV!
Hello TMOAK Backers,
We hope your 2015 is off to a beautiful start! We just heard that the air date for Ovation TV's "The Art Of: Drag" featuring The Making... Read more
Drag King tote bags make THE BEST Christmas gifts!
Ok so we are a little late on Black Friday but we are still in time for the holidays! Our drag king eco-friendly tote is the PERFECT gift for that... Read more
So much to be THANKFUL for in 2014!
Happy Holidays to The Making of a King (TMOAK) Backers!
We cannot help but be reminiscent; this time last year we were in the thick of our successful Kickstarter... Read more
We are going to be on TV & we have new Producers!
We have two exciting updates for everyone on the progress of The Making of a King! First, we were contacted by Ovation TV, America's ONLY arts channel whose... Read more
LA Locals: Two exciting events this weekend!
We wanted to let you know about 2 very exciting events happening in Los Angeles this weekend!
BENT Goes Pop! BENT is a unique, queer variety show that... Read more
Good Luck Landon Cider!
We want to wish Landon Cider the very BEST OF LUCK for a spot on RuPaul's Drag Race Season 7!If you haven't seen the show; 14 drag queens are... Read more
UPDATE: We are back from Nashville!
Hello TMOAK supporters! We have been busy with all sorts of drag king goodness and wanted to catch you all up to speed. Spacee Kadett was the randomly selected winner... Read more
February 24th - The Making of a King Mustache Day!
We are so excited to announce The Making of a King Mustache Dayon Monday, February 24th! It's national fake mustache day so we wanted to celebrate in a fun... Read more
Kickstarter Rewards being sent out next week!
Hello TMOAK Supporters!
YAY It's finally time for your Kickstarter backer rewards to be sent out in the mail! They will be going out early next week and we can't... Read more
We reached our goal!!!! Now onto stretch goals!
WOW we cant believe that we just made our $10,000 goal with 4 days left in our campaign!!! HIGE THANK YOU TO Jane Lim who pushed us over the edge!... Read more
Mister California Pageant and 4 days and counting!
Hello Drag King Fans!
Our Black Friday deals were a huge success! With only 4 days left to go we still need $600 to reach our goal, we are SO... Read more
Still need $1500 to make our goal!
WOW time flies when you are having fun, so hard to believe there are only 5 days left in our campaign! We are 85% of the way funded which means ... Read more
Black Friday deals for The Making of a King!
Who doesn't love a good Black Friday deal? Well we do too and are having some Black Friday specials of our own that begin TONIGHT at midnight and last until... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Today we are so THANKFUL for all of you supporting the film, our efforts, and passion to bring drag kings to the forefront. We know there are... Read more
Happy Thanksgiving from the Kings!
In spirit of the holiday season we asked the kings what are they thankful for?
We are so thankful for each and every one of you who have shown... Read more
We made it to $8,000!
WOW people are really getting in on this DRAG KING PARTY! I am being followed by new people on Twitter @dragkingmovie and tagged in lots of shares on Facebook woohoo!... Read more
8 days and counting!
Last night Havok Von Doom was eliminated in the Project Drag 2 competition at Micky's in West Hollywood. He made it to the top 5, here is his reflection on... Read more
9 days and counting!
With 9 days left we are asking everyone to share WHY they are supporting this project! We created a Facebook event page called Kickstarter Party for The Making of a... Read more
Our latest backers get to see their names on the big screen!
A big THANK YOU from drag king Trey Sharpe (AKA Leon, the owner of Sharpe Suiting, a custom tailored suit business for the female bodied but masculine identified)! Check out their custom... Read more
The countdown has begun!
Happy Sunday everyone! Have some BIG NEWS today- our countdown has officially begun! We have 10 more days to reach our goal of $10,000 to make our drag king documentary.... Read more
Anthropology Conference Re-Cap!
I wanted to let you know about my recent trip to Chicago, I'm leaving the Windy City in an hour and although it was a quick trip I... Read more
Good Morning Chicago!
Morning everyone! Yesterday's presentation with my graduate school classmates on Collaboration in the Digital Age was a huge success, not to say that there weren't some heated moments during the... Read more
Take the Drag King Challenge!
While I'm in Chicago ill be talking to anyone and everyone about our dragking documentary (I already told the guy who took me in a shuttle from the airport- reminded... Read more
Lucky Says Thanks!
Lucky Johnson is singing his heart out, thanking our most recent backers! With 14 days to go you are keeping the momentum UP UP UP!
We have had some awesome... Read more
NEW Backer Rewards!
Good Morning! We have 15 days left in our campaign and are introducing some NEW backer rewards today in celebration of Havok Von Doom's win last night in Project Drag... Read more
Oh Miles Long! We reached $6,000!
We reached a MILESTONE of $6,000 thanks to EACH AND EVERY ONE of you! To celebrate we have a silly little message from drag king, Miles Long!
AMAZING turn out at the film fundraiser show!
Our Drag King Documentary Film Fundraiser show was WILDLY SUCCESSFUL! We want to thank everyone who came out to support the amazingly talented drag king cast of the film and... Read more
Bright Light Backers
Good Morning Backers!
We wanted to acknowledge our latest supporters who chose the $25 YOUR NAME IN THE FILM reward, they want to see their name in bright lights...and so... Read more
Coverage on GLAAD Wrap!
WOW we got featured in GLAAD Wrap which highlights upcoming LGBT entertainment and are so excited about it! Check out the link! Niccole and I are busy bees today getting... Read more
3 weeks left and $4,694 to go!
We are officially at the 3 week mark in the campaign! With 21 days to go we still have $4694 to raise! With the announcement of the $25 YOUR NAME... Read more
Thank You Credit
We have a new backer reward to get your name in the film to commemorate all our supporters because we can't do it without you! The Thank you credit will... Read more
It's Transgender Awareness Week!
It's Tuesday which kicks off Transgender Awareness week 2013! Three of the drag kings in the film are transgender Female To Male (FTM) and we are showing our support for them,... Read more
"The LADY behind the KINGS" article in GED Magazine
We hope you all had a fabulous weekend! Statistics for the Kickstarter so far are 42 backers, $5,091 pledged with 23 days to go!
EXCITING news for this Monday morning,... Read more
GreenWay Recycling Service Thank You
We wanted to give a big thank you to GreenWay Recycling Service for becoming an Associate Producer. We're glad to have your support!
GreenWay Recycling is a small, independent company... Read more
We made it half way there - $5000!
WOW in just 8 days we have made HALF of our goal! We truly appreciate all your love and support and are working hard to make sure we get all... Read more
Almost to our half way goal of $5,000!
We are $70 away from our halfway goal of $5,000 this is INCREDIBLE! When we make our goal TODAY, Havok Von Doom has a VERY SPECIAL video message for you... Read more
We have some serious GIRL POWER going on right now and we LOVE it! Thank You to our lady friends who want to see more LGBTQ film, women filmmakers, and... Read more
New Backer Reward --you are the first to know!
Happy Tuesday! We officially begin Week #2 of our Kickstarter campaign! We had a frenzy of pledges last week and need that same momentum this week :)You are the... Read more
Thank You Weekend Backers!
Happy Monday! THANK YOU Christina Marin and Lucy Mukerjee for getting us through the weekend :)
We will be out at Micky's West Hollywood tonight to root on Havok Von Doom,... Read more
Sho Nuff and Bruce Leroy THANK Day 3 backers!
Ok if you haven't seen "Barry Gordy's Last Dragon," then this might not make sense, but its still cool just the same! Thank you guys you made it a great... Read more
$95 to go to make our Halloween Goal!
We are so close to making out first mini-goal so we want to give you a sneak peak from last years Halloween! The Director in Drag what she will come... Read more
Spread the DRAG LOVE!
Halloween is the king's favorite holiday and as you can see they go ALL OUT! Spread the DRAG LOVE today and let's reach our first mini-goal for $4500! We can... Read more
Insane support on Day 2!
Yesterday was EVERYTHING, to be funded at 36% of your goal by Day 2 is incredible and it's thanks to ALL OF YOU! We love the momentum our documentary is... Read more
THANK YOU Jane Lim - $1500 pledge!
Our sincerest THANK YOU for your love and support of our film and drag kings!
Thank You to our FIRST DAY Backers!
We can't express to you how excited we are that our first day is off to a great start....THANKS TO ALL OF YOU! We exceeded our expectation for today with... Read more