18 Hours To Go!
Thanks so much again for your support and general awesomeness. :) Because of you, we've surpassed our goal - and ahead of schedule! We're overwhelmed with gratitude, and... Read more
We've raised $2K in the last day! 51 hours to go!
Thanks so much for your support of The Microlending Film Project! Because of you, we've managed to raise an additional $2K in the past 28 hours... Read more
Help us make our goal by Thursday, 12/1 and finish the film (at last!)
Thanks so much for your continued support of The Microlending Film Project. We have just over $5,000 to go, and if we fall short of 100% of... Read more
Thanks so much for your support of The Microlending Film Project as we're in our final stages! We're so close to being finished we can taste it, and with... Read more
Thanks again for your amazing support of The Microlending Film Project.
It's been awhile since we've updated you, so I wanted to check in and let you know... Read more
Demo Screening this Sunday at 8 p.m. in Greenwich Village as part of the Gizzi's Cafe 'Sunday Screenings' Series
Our demo will be screening Sunday at 8 p.m. at the 'Sunday Screenings' event at Gizzi's Cafe in Greenwich Village, at 16 W. 8th St., near the 5th... Read more
Clips from our Footage will be Broadcast Nationwide Tonight and Tomorrow on GritTV
We wanted to share the exciting news that GRITtv's 'GotDocs' segment will be airing footage from The Microlending Film Project TODAY, Friday, January 7th, at 8 p.m. ET.... Read more
Kristof has agreed to be interviewed for the film!
Hi Everyone -
Exciting news for the film, and for me personally today, as two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nick Kristof agreed to schedule an on-camera interview for the documentary. I'm... Read more
It's been a long time since I rapped atcha
I owe you several updates, and apologize for not having way more, but rest assured that we're working hard and will get any rewards we still owe out... Read more
Demo from the Paraguay Footage is in Progress
I wanted to post a quick update to let you know about some of the exciting progress we've made in the past five weeks or so, since the... Read more
Only 5 Hours Until Our Kickstarter Pledge Drive Ends!
We wanted to get one last message out about the conclusion of our pledge drive on Kickstarter, which will happen today at 12 p.m. Central Time. If you... Read more
Still Photos from the Footage
More stills from our Camera A footage while on the ground. Many of these were shot when we were filming with Pablina's family in Itá, and also in and around... Read more
Back Home After a Successful Shoot!
We're all home, safe and sound after the Paraguay leg of shooting. We ran into a few hitches, not the least of which was Dom's allergic reaction hours before we... Read more
A Few More Photos
From the last few days of our shoot. Nine days of filming completed, and we'll be shooting at Pablina's this evening. Still having some technical difficulties on my end in... Read more
Day Five is a Wrap. Period.
Having some technical difficulties (USB problems, every outlet in the room where I'm staying isn't working, which seems weird), but have a couple pictures to post from the past few... Read more
On the Ground in Paraguay at Last!
We made it! Our entire crew is here, safe and sound and in one piece. Equipment made it too, with one (fairly) minor mishap, when Steve's tripod turned up missing... Read more
Meet Dom, Our Sound Engineer
Dom is well-versed in the art of audio engineering in and out of the recording studio. He has been the Chief Recording Engineer at the Chicago-based MMR studio for the... Read more
Meet Lou, our Producer
Lou is an independent filmmaker and founder of Swim Pony Films. Lou has produced features, shorts and commercials—most recently completing a full length documentary called 'Renaissance Village' (the largest FEMA... Read more
We have a great team, and they're volunteering their time and considerable expertise to get this film made. I can't thank them enough for doing so.
Here's some more about... Read more