Funded! This project was successfully funded on June 18, 2011.

Update #2

Small New Yorkers sent out


Beloved backers--

The Small New Yorkers have been sent! Sorry for the delay-- I hope I've made up for it with superior small-scale literary sophistication... 

I've had bad luck with lost letters in the recent past, so please let me know if you ordered one and don't receive it by early next week or earlier. 

Also, have a listen to the first sketch that my composer, Daniel Chan, wrote for the opening of the film. I was very very excited to hear how awesome it is, and I hope you enjoy it too. It was made with sampled instruments, so think of how amazing it will sound when it's played by real human beings. 


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      Creator Pamela Weisberger on July 20, 2011

      Mesmerizing. Reminiscent of St. Saen's "Aquarium," You're in good company!

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      Creator Daniella Jaeger on July 20, 2011

      How lovely!! Thank you for sharing this.

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      Creator Elisabeth Holm on July 20, 2011

      Really lovely! Can't wait to put my Small New Yorker next to my Actual Size New Yorker and freak them both out.

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      Creator jacquie roland on July 20, 2011

      Go Daniel! BEAUTY.
      Like the others, I'm really looking forward to it. ( I won't clean my kitchen either, until it arrives.) :-)

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      Creator Theresa Calhoun on July 20, 2011

      I love it! It does sound magical. Sweetness sprinkled with pixie dust. I'm looking forward to watching it!

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      Creator Jay Powell on July 20, 2011

      Very good so far, has a very whimsical feel. Looking forward to getting my copy of the small New Yorker.

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      Creator EvErywhErE on July 19, 2011

      That's magical- just what I needed to hear today !

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      Creator ASUPERSTAR on July 19, 2011

      This is great. Got my Small New Yorker today. You did a great job.

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