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Update #18

Tribeca tickets on sale!

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It's time! Our premiere is next friday at 9pm, and tickets go on sale tomorrow to Amex cardholders first. We'd love to meet our NY area supporters if you can come - there are 4 screenings in NYC before we head to Toronto for our international premiere at HotDocs.

Here's information on getting tickets for Tribeca. Randi and many of the people in the film will be at the premiere and the 2nd screening on Sunday, and the filmmakers will be at the others as well.

Check in at our website or the Tribeca Festival site as well as the Hot Docs website for schedule and ticket buying info.

There are more festival screening coming up that we'll be announcing shortly - Santa Fe, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and more!

Thanks again for your support - and we look forward to meeting everyone who can attend the screenings - please come introduce yourselves!

Best,

Justin & Tyler and the Honest Liar team


Update #17

Help Make AHL IndieWire's Project of the YEAR!!!

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We are slaving away - working day and night - to finish the film! We barely eat or drink. We are doing our best to make our Kickstarter backers proud by making the best film you've ever seen! We have little to look forward to in these agonizing days of constant headaches, technical issues, archival footage houses sending us the wrong clips. We know it'll be worth it, but we need a boost. Something to pick us up, to help drive us over the finish line.

Well, YOU can help us - help make all our hard work pay off, help us sleep better at night, and have sweet happy dreams. And it won't cost you a penny.

How?

MAKE US INDIEWIRE PROJECT OF THE YEAR!!!

Tell all your friends, pass the word around - VOTE FOR AN HONEST LIAR!

http://www.indiewire.com/vote-for-project-of-the-year

For Randi - for the film - for us poor filmmakers - WE CAN DO IT!!!

Thanks! And now back to your regular programming...


Update #16

It's official - AN HONEST LIAR will premiere at the TRIBECA 2014 Film Festival!

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We are thrilled and proud to announce that AHL was accepted to premiere at the prestigious  2014 Tribeca Film Festival in New York City!

It is thanks to YOU our great supporters that we were able to make this film and we are so thankful for everything you've done for us!

The schedule has not yet been announced, but when it is we will pass it along. The Festival runs from April 16 - 27, and AHL will screen several times in that period. AHL is showing in the Viewpoints section of the fest.

It will be possible for the general public to buy tickets, but it's likely the numbers will be limited. Have no fear! We will have additional festival and screening announcements coming soon, and there's a good chance we'll be showing the film near you. Keep an eye on our website and sign up for updates if you haven't for the latest news.

Again, THANK YOU ALL! This is just the beginning of what should be an exciting festival run for the film, and we hope to see you all at a screening!

Best wishes,

The Honest Liar Team


Update #15

An Honest Liar update - with bonus footage!

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Hello everyone!

The finish line is approaching and we wanted to let you, our supporters, know about our progress. We've now completed a fine-cut of the documentary and will be locking it in shortly.

We have now scheduled our post-production (conform, color correct, audio mix, final output etc.) for mid-March and are officially going to complete the film by the end of March, with the aim to premiere An Honest Liar at film festivals beginning in April.

Between now and then, we'll be refining the edit, working with our composer on the score, sourcing the archival footage we use (there's a TON...) transferring it and re-inserting it into the cut, completing graphics, animations, and titles, and when it's all done, popping open a bottle of champagne.

(BTW - if you have any videotapes of old Randi shows, let us know!)

EXCEPT for people getting the digital download/DVD/Blu-ray and movie posters, everyone should have gotten their Kickstarter rewards. We have gotten a number of returned packages for people who may have moved, so if you haven't gotten your reward please message us.

We still need additional support. The licensing of some of the archival footage is incredibly expensive, but it's rare and great material that we can't pass up. If you missed out on donating or know someone who wanted to, we can still use help. Plus, you can still get many of the Kickstarter rewards we offered - while they still last. Just go to our website to donate and choose rewards.

Finally, below is a bonus clip that isn't going to be in the final film, but we just couldn't leave on the edit room floor. 

Thanks again to all our supporters!

- The Honest Liar team


Update #14

We're close!!!

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Hello everyone,

We are overdue for an update, so we wanted to check in and let you know where we are in the process of shipping the Kickstarter rewards and production of the film!

At this point we've gotten almost all of the rewards out to our US backers: the signed books, posters, prints, cedar coasters, etc. The things left for us to ship are: international rewards, birch & leather coasters, and - The Amazing Deck.

The Amazing Deck has been made, and is on it's way to us right now - the expected delivery date for us to get them is in a few days!

As soon as we get them, we'll have Randi personally sign some decks and uncut sheets for those who donated for signed versions and then we'll finish sending out ALL the remaining rewards, (minus the DVD/Blu-Ray/Digital Download & movie posters... still working on the film!)

For our international backers, we've been dealing with the customs forms required for different countries - that's held us up a little - but on the bright side, you'll be getting everything at once, including the Amazing Deck (if you donated for it or are eligible for the bonus reward, of course.)

Please notify us of a new address if you've moved - we've gotten a few packages returned to us!

Most importantly, we've also been hard at work filming and editing the documentary, casting recreations, and finishing the film!

The next few months are going to be crucial for us, and we're heading into the last push of completing the film. We're at the rough-cut stage - we have a long and rough version that we'll hone down, rearrange, and craft into the final film.

But this last stage of fine cutting, including the music composition, color correction, recreations, graphics, audio mix, and so on, is incredibly intensive. We're hunkering down for the final push!

Thanks again to all of you for helping us get to this point! We wouldn't be here without you.

Best regards,

Justin, Tyler, and The Flim Flam Team

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