Another Tardy Update
Howdy, all. Well, if we've learned nothing else over the past year, we now know that I am terrible at providing timely updates and keeping people in the loop. The... Read more
Final Film Update
A lot of you have emailed to check up on the screening, and the final status of the film. I just want to say the premiere screening went... Read more
A Few Screening Seats Available for Kickstarter Backers!
So we have a VERY few seats free at the Cast & Crew premiere screening of the film, and we're going to make them available to our Kickstarter... Read more
Sneak Peek: Golden Gate Bridge Sword Fight!
We're currently putting the final, finishing touches on the film in the run-up to the Los Angeles premiere in January. In the meantime, here's a first look at... Read more
A few stills from the film as it nears completion
Check out our Cowboys & Engines blog for a gallery of stills from the film to tide you over as we near completion!
COMING SOON TO A SCREEN NEAR YOU! (Probably, the one in front of you right now…)
More than a few people have pointed out that a status report is long overdue, so I’m posting this EVERYWHERE. The status of "Cowboys & Engines" is it’s freakin’ AWESOME!... Read more
I realize it's been a couple of months since our last update, but we haven't been idle. A lot is happening behind the scenes to make C&E shine...... Read more
Just a quick update on where things stand with C&E. The film is edited (barring any tiny tweaking), and the Visual FX are fully underway. We knew... Read more
Post-Production for the Holidays
We apologize that it's been so quiet around here lately. Everyone involved with the project has been positively buried, but that's a good thing, right?
As most of you know,... Read more
Meet The Myrmidon
Some call it a Steampunk Nightmare. Some call it a dead, reanimated Killing machine. Some call it The Myrmidon. We simply call him Mark Whitten.
Over at our new Kickstarter,... Read more
New Rewards for the Final 48!
We've got NEW REWARDS up for the last two days of our update Kickstarter, including an amazing chance to own original replicas of the stunning gauntlets worn by Derrick Pierce... Read more
It's the Final Week of Kickstarter MKII!
As most of you know, we're in the final few days of our second-round Kickstarter to expand Cowboys & Engines, and we're doing great. We're actually over the top!... Read more
Bryn Pryor on DJ Grandpa's Crib
East Coast podcast legend DJ Grandpa interviewed Cowboys & Engines director Bryn Pryor about the film, Steampunk, and our new Kickstarter.
You can download the podcast here: http://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/archive.org/download/DjGrandpasCribTheSystemLords/DJG13092301_128kst.mp3
Be sure... Read more
On-the-Set Video - Day One!
Here' a quick look behind the scenes at our first day of shooting: http://vimeo.com/75117161
We'll be posting more videos and pictures this coming week.
And remember, we've launched a second,... Read more
Cowboys & Engines Returns to Kickstarter!
As many of you know, the early response to our first Cowboys & Enginesteaser trailer has been pretty fantastic. As a result, we've been approached by several... Read more
The Teaser Trailer is Here!
At long last, here’s the teaser trailer for the film, cut specifically for our incredible screenings at San Diego Comic-Con. This is just a small taste of the awesomeness to... Read more
A Great Project Worthy of Your Support
Our good friend Malcolm McDowell is starring in a film called "Bereave" that's seeking funding over at IndieGoGo. We've seen the script, and its brilliant; the kind of... Read more
San Diego Wrap-Up
The Cowboys & Engines trailer screened three times at Comic-Con, each time to huge audience response. You'll be able to see it yourself in a week or so.
Our first trailer will be premiering at Comic-Con!
If you're going to Comic-Con, you can catch the premiere of the trailer! And, if not, you'll be able to view it online the following week.
From the press release:... Read more
Dr. Clay's Hand
Just a quick update; check out this amazing modeling & animation test for Dr. Clay's (Malcolm McDowell's) mechanical hand.
A Few Shots
We've posted a few pix from the last day of filming. This is just a tiny sample of the hundreds of terrific shots taken by Ben Hoffman during the course... Read more
That's a Wrap!
As the sun was setting over the ridge of the hills behind us, we rolled the last shot on Cowboys & Engines. It was a close-up of Libby Letlow... Read more
Last Chance Saloon
Following a chaotic production collapse like the one that ended our previous run on Cowboys & Engines, you gain a lot of clarity... well, I do, at any rate. As... Read more
Final Weeks of Prep
We're in full-scale pre-production on Cowboys & Engines. Sets are being planned, props are being built, costumes designed. We're still in the process of locking down locations, but we... Read more
Director Bryn Pryor is on Reddit until 1pm PST doing an AmA
Cowboys & Engines writer/director Bryn Pryor is doing a Reddit AmA right now. Come hit him with some questions.
36 Hours Left! Final Reward & Bonus Posted!
As we wind down to the final hours, our last reward has been posted, and it's both awesome and unique; one person will be able to claim Writer/Director Bryn Pryor's ... Read more
Countdown Reward #1: Original Music Tracks!
Here's a great little add-on reward we've been keeping in our pocket to unveil in the last few days.
THREE EXCLUSIVE TRACKS FROM THE SOUNDTRACK
Add $10 to any reward, ... Read more
Malcolm McDowell has joined the Cowboys & Engines cast!
We've been sitting on this info, waiting to announce it until the last Kickstarter push. We're thrilled to confirm that we've secured Malcolm McDowell to play our villain, Dr. Clay.... Read more
Things You Can Do To Help Cowboys & Engines #1
A lot of people have been asking what they can do, more specifically, to help us with Kickstarter and Cowboys & Engines. A lot of people have already donated,... Read more
Just before 11pm on Sunday,Meghan Wren, one of our own previz artists, kicked in $200 to put our Kickstarter project over $50k, and past the halfway mark. With 19 days... Read more
Even though it was just the product of exhaustion and frenetic rush, I hang my head in geek shame at having credited Richard Hatch as Lt. Apollo. Of COURSE he... Read more
Battlestar: Galactica's RICHARD HATCH has joined the cast!
We're incredibly excited to announce that we've secured Richard Hatch, known as Lieutenant Apollo in the original Battlestar: Galactica, and as the cunning and dangerous Tom Zarek in the... Read more
Cowboys & Engines at the Collaboration Project
Following our table read with the full cast on Tuesday, February 12th, several members of the Cowboys & Engines crew — including yours truly (Bryn Pryor), Charles Mead, Hollywood Heard,... Read more
We've posted a couple of new rewards today, including an extremely limited model of the rocketship Magellan than can be picked up as a standalone, or added on to any... Read more
New Press Page
Check out the new Press page on the Cowboys & Engines website. It's everything that's been published about us on the web aggregated all in one place.
Frankly, looking at... Read more
So much time, and so little to do... Strike that. Reverse it.
Boy, it's been a busy week for us. We got two new Executive Producers, who are currently out there doing what EPs do best... getting money! We also updated our... Read more
Cowboys & Engines: The Update!
This is a big update, so if you don't have the patience, interest or time to dig through the details, I'm going to skip the softsell and put... Read more
New Model Work: The Karlova
These very early model tests for The Karlova, Dr. Clay's zeppelin, are just incredible. The pics on this page are embiggenable, so you have to look at the detail.
This is a great interview with our producer, James Deen, on NerdBastards.com. A lot of the interviews to date have been about The Canyons or Lindsay Lohan, with us mentioned at... Read more
Magellan Model Test
Check out this model test/turnaround for The Magellan, the cattle boat to the Mars Colonies that leaves from Dodge City. Who else wants a miniature of this?
Roberto Sanchez has Joined the Cast
Roberto Sanchez has an unbelievable resume, having appeared in Bones, NCIS, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Arrested Development, Heroes and Cold Case, just to name a... Read more
Walter Koenig Loves us Back!
Walter Koenig is one of the stars of Cowboys & Engines, appearing as Professor Timéon. In a show of support for the movie, Walter has the Kickstarter project featured... Read more
Temporal Engine Motion Test
Motion tests like this one are done early in the design stage for a CG model to see how all its moving parts will function. There's no texturing or coloring... Read more
Chase McKenna Offically Cast
She's charming, funny, gorgeous, dedicated, and an incredibly skilled actor. We're thrilled to announce the official addition of Chase Mckenna to the cast of Cowboys & Engines!
Announcing Peter James Smith
Truly amazing actor Peter James Smith has joined the Cowboys & Engines cast!
Peter has appeared in everything from Joss Whedon's Serenity to Michael Bay's Pearl Harbor. He had... Read more
New Social Media; Spread the Word
We appreciate all your support, but we need you to help us get the word out! Our website is up with new content being added everyday at www.cowboysandenginesthemovie.com. If you haven't... Read more