And the crickets would sing...
Dear kickstarter friends,
I would love you to be the very first people to see what we have been up to during this last while. Without further adieu, come take a... Read more
And we're back!
It's been a long time since the last update to the Cicada project. You may have noticed the project is no longer suspended. Yes, all legal matters are... Read more
Cicadas in May! SFIFF / Pixar!!!
Hi everyone, it's the middle of May already! It has been a great month!!!
[ San Francisco International Film Festival ]
It was an honor to have been included in... Read more
Late April / Early May
This is a long update which includes recent milestones, Aspen, San Francisco International, our spring picnic, and a recent sighting....
[ shipping milestone ]
Some room was freed... Read more
SXSW Report - Aspen - Cal Academy
[ sxsw 2013 ]
Sxsw 2013 was great. Austin is a very laid back town, I was there with a small representation of our crew and we got to meet... Read more
Shipping update - milestone!
Thanks everyone for pitching in to the shipping fund in the last couple weeks, we raised $400!!! There is a good batch of bugs and princesses out there in the... Read more
Mid Feb News - Shipping Resumes - and... TEXAS!!!
A quick summary of things going on: Cicada Princess is playing at two Academy qualifying festivals this coming month and we are shipping again!!
[ Shipping Things and... Read more
Screenings and more Cicada news for January / Feb
We managed to ship out 735 packages between the holidays and January! I've been getting some correspondence on bridge bugs, princesses, and international blurays. Whilst some have shipped... Read more
Cicada Twitter Feed!
One more quick update, the project now has a feed for the Twitter-friendly folks out there. I am stumbling my way through this so please forgive in advance any and... Read more
DVD updates and CINEQUEST
Jesse (El Composer) and I picked up the discs this past Monday in Fremont. There was a problem with the blank media for the regular DVDs so those have... Read more
News and Blurays and DVDs!
Firstly, Cicada Princess did not make the selection for Sundance. There were over 12,000 submissions this year and of those only 1.4% were selected. It would've been great to... Read more
Post NY Premiere - Post Thanksgiving
Happy post thanksgiving day, I hope everyone is enjoying the day off. I wanted to drop a quick note on the trip out to New York for the... Read more
Hi, a quick note for our kickstarter friends...
Cicada Princess will be premiering at BAM on Nov 11th in New York!!!
"Puppets on Film" is put on by the Jim... Read more
Sept 17th - Cicada Princess completed.. Happy Birthday!
Dear kickstarter friends,
Exciting news: As of yesterday, we officially wrapped post production on Cicada Princess and successfully submitted it for consideration to the Sundance Film Festival. We will find... Read more
It's a wrap!
It's just a little bit after midnight up on the mountain and we just wrapped our last scene on Cicada Princess! We shot for six days over the last two... Read more
Princess Dolls - We need help to get to Sundance
Hi, we just wrapped weekend 1 of 2 of our final sets. I will post images soon (very very tired). In the meantime here's the princess doll, there are two... Read more
Cicada in June
I wanted to drop a note and let you know how things are going in Cicada land. Last month we completed two more scenes, one castle interior, and the... Read more
Princess at dawn
Hi, we had a crazy but great last month in Cicada town. It was our first time out at two new stages, we shot the Princess scene in Lagunitas at... Read more
As we enter into 2012 I wanted to drop a note and let you know what is going on in Cicada land. One of the most exciting... Read more
Cicada in October: back to the builds
[ we're building! ]
I'm writing to let you know we are starting to build sets again. With the 3d layouts in place and flushed out for building,... Read more
September in Cicada land!
Hi friends of Cicada!
A brief update on what is going on with the project. Russel and I went back into editorial to flush out the remaining scenes in 3d... Read more
July 25th 2011
Hello Cicada friends,
The last time I posted an update there was furry of foam, candy, and angry men at the studio. Since then, we have finished the street scene... Read more
July 7th 2011
The kickstarter project is ending soon and I wanted to do an update to let you know what we've been up to at studio. I normally have a hard... Read more
June 15th 2011
Here are the eight variations of the bridge bugs. When we set out to do the bridge scene, we considered doing the masses of bugs digitally. It is standard... Read more
June 1st 2011
I didn't think we would be here so soon... but we have reached our goal on kickstarter as of June 1st!
At around noon yesterday email started flooding my... Read more