Stay up to date on My Toxic Backyard
In an effort to avoid annoying everyone with emails every time something exciting happens with the doc, I'm going to put all future posts on the movie's Facebook page here:... Read more
Shipping Rewards Part 2
That's about it. I've sent out the last big wave of packages. I have 3 more people on my list who I don't have addresses for or who I just... Read more
First Film Festival Official Selection!
The Thin Line Film Festival http://www.thinlinefilmfest.com/ in Texas has just accepted My Toxic Backyard for it's festival in February! I'm currently checking to see if I will be able to attend. ... Read more
I had a really amazing test screening for My Toxic Backyard. I've never really done a test screening for a movie before and it was so helpful! I made some... Read more
How do you like your updates?
I'm not sure if people are liking all these little updates or if you'd rather just hear about when big things are happening. Please leave a comment or send me... Read more
I won an Emmy for Directing!
This weekend I accepted two Emmys, one for a news promotion I worked on with David Saich and another for my work as a director! I'm so thrilled to be... Read more
I got a Mac!
I'm borrowing an old MacBook pro. Thank you Michael! And thanks for all the suggestions you guys sent me. Now I'll be doing some editing for a while before handing... Read more
I've hit a bit of a snag in editing. And I thought I would reach out to my backers and see if any of you can be of assistance. I... Read more
and editing, and editing, and editing. That's the name of the game with documentaries. I'm so lucky to have award winning editor Jaime Byrd working with me on this project. ... Read more
The Post Production Continues
I have a music supervisor, Michael Greer O'Shea music producer at Solotechne Records. I have also been working with Bryan Matthew Warren on computer animation and graphics. Jamie Byrd, my... Read more
Thank you! We're done, but it's not over.
Success! We did it! 104% funded by 85 people! Everyone who pledged played a part in making this happen. I’m so grateful to my friends and family who helped and... Read more
A Clip from the Community
Attached is a short cut from the documentary from the resident’s perspective.
1 minute preview
Here is 1 minute from the 10 minute clip I've been working on that will be shown on Friday and Saturday at Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company on Merrimon.
Short screening at Asheville Pizza and Brewing Co.!
This Friday and Saturday at the 7pm and 10pm shows I will be screening a ten minute cut from the documentary and will be there before and after the movies... Read more
Tell Your Friends!
Only a couple of days left and there's still a long way to go! Spread the word.
Just this week they started tearing down the old building. It doesn't have... Read more
Just Passed the $1000 mark!
In just a few days we've gone past $1000! This is a great start. Thank you everyone for your support and keep spreading the word. Thank you!