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Dearest Kickstarter Backers,
I could not be more proud to present the completed version of our film!
The genesis of this project has been the longest and most laborious... Read more
Release Date & Sneak Peak
Hey Kickstarter backers!
I just posted something similar in the comments section but I figured it was better served with an update.
My deepest apologies for the late delivery as... Read more
Magic still happening!
Hello everybody. Many apologies for the length of time since the last update. Allow us to bring you up to speed.
In short: Nekko is in its very final stages.... Read more
The Nekko team has a very important update that we would like to share with you.
As announced in our last update, we had our first public screening... Read more
We wanted to let you know that Nekko is almost complete! You will be receiving your well-deserved rewards over the next two or so months.
Nekko will be... Read more
Hey all! Thanks for your patience. We have a small update for you to appease those appetites for Nekko.
What are these photos, you might ask? Well...
Here we have some in... Read more
Team 'Nekko' checking in!
Hello dear friends! Our team wanted to extend a quick line, and let you all know that post-production is now well under way, and that we are working very hard... Read more
That's a WRAP!
First of all, we wanted to say THANK YOU! With the help of each and every one of you, we were able to turn this dream into a reality. I... Read more
Building Time Lapse
Check out this neat time lapse showing the construction process behind the house and garden sets. The production design team has been working tirelessly to make a truly incredible set!
Hard at Work
Everything is coming together! The house is standing, actors are rehearsing, digital content is being developed, and schedules are being created. Here are some photos showing a bit of what... Read more
Rewards and Facebook Winners
Today was a big day for us! Construction began on our set, we finished another digital origami model, and our first pass of previs is complete. The next few weeks... Read more
What a success! Thank you to everyone that has backed this project. It is your generous financial support that has given us the opportunity to create elaborate sets, hire phenomenal... Read more
Rally to The Finish Line!
With only a few hours left before our Kickstarter campaign ends, we want to say thank you all so much for all your support and give you an update on... Read more
Ask Me Anything!
Hello everybody! This is an early notice to let you know that today, Tuesday, September 4th, Mishka will be hosting an Ask Me Anything on Reddit.com. This will be a fun... Read more
We made our goal and are so thankful to everyone who made it possible. We now have a stretch goal of $15,000 that will allow us to record a live... Read more
We continue to be amazed by the generosity of the Kickstarter community. To show our gratitude we are giving away 3 combo packages that include an exclusive "Nekko" t-shirt and... Read more
Everything Visual Effects
Hunter and Philip explain some of the process that goes into creating visual effects, and share their first in progress test renders of origami. To enjoy the video in HD,... Read more
A word from the visual effects supervisors
We would like to start by thanking everyone for their support and generosity. We are extremely passionate about this film, and there is no better feeling than knowing that there... Read more
Meet The Team (4): Co-VFX Supervisor Hunter Schmidt
Check out this video and get to know the talented Hunter Schmidt and his work! To watch his reel in HD please click here!
Meet The Team (3): Co-VFX Supervisor Philip McGuire
One of our two visual effects supervisors, Philip (or Phil!), shows some of his work. To watch his full, unedited reel in HD, please click here!
Meet The Team (2): Production Designer Alex Lubow
Get to know our amazing production designer Alex Lubow and check out his reel!
Location Location Location
Location Scouting in Northern California a Success!
I [Mishka] was joined by visual effects supervisors Hunter Schmidt and Phil McGuire near my family's home in the California Bay Area in... Read more
Meet The Team (1): Composer Trevor Doherty
Get to know the composer for Nekko, Trevor Doherty. In this video update you can hear Trevor's thoughts on Japanese music, the music of Nekko, as well as... Read more