Not to be missed : April 8 & 9, 2013 - Cambridge MA
Remaining Rewards !
Dear RICKY on LEACOCK Kickstarter supporters, fans and friends,
Hard to believe that it’s been exactly one year since, thanks to you, our Kickstarter campaign was a resounding success! Most... Read more
Finally getting out there...!
Dear, dear friends and supporters of RICKY on LEACOCK.
It has been a long time coming but, thanks largely to your generous support (and patience), we finally have 'finished' the... Read more
My heartfelt and sincere thanks
I want to send my heartfelt and sincere thanks to everyone, to our supporters, our wonderful backers and, especially, to the team who set this all up and kept it... Read more
I can't believe it! Many said this couldn't be done.
I'm so moved that I can hardly type (or spell).
I send you all my deepest appreciation, respect and love.... Read more
Oh, oh, oh !!!
We're sooooo close! Does anyone have a dime? Or a dollar? Or, how about something like (correction) nine hundred, thirteen dollars...? Please, please, please make it possible for us to... Read more
OMG! Only 29 hours to go!!!
To all you wonderful Backers,
Now there are 259 of you wonderful people and we're at 91% of the goal. Oh, oh, oh, with only 29 hoursto go (and... Read more
CHIEFS and a visit from Noel E. Parmentel, Jr.
In this 5-minute segment from our work-in-progress, Ricky and Noel reminisce about the making of CHIEFS (Leacock-Pennebaker,1969).
In February 1974, Ricky goes food shopping and prepares dinner for his good... Read more
We're 66% funded !
Hello Wonderful Backers.
With an amazing number -- 221 backers -- we are now 66% funded !!!!
I have asked you to reach out to your people, which many of... Read more
Call someone; call one person who cares...
Okay, it's not physics and I'm not very good at math but I figure that if we are at the halfway point with 203 pledgers with an average pledge of... Read more
Learning from Ricky, part one
We MUST make this goal. So, tonight we're asking everyone to CALL 3 friends -- good friends -- friends who understand how important it is to meet our goal by... Read more
Optimism continues... with your help!
4 Days Left!!
The project needs to raise an average of $3,579 A DAY to reach its goal, and it MUST reachits goal for us to be... Read more
Counting to the end of our Kickstarter campaign, in this update, we share with you comments made by Ed Pincus, Michel Negroponte, Ross McElwee and Mary Jane Doherty... Read more
Hope for Film - IndieWire - today
Perseverance & Endurance: Necessary Elements For Every Film
No one ever said filmmaking was easy (at least I don't think so).... Read more
HOOP DREAMS and More Newly Added Rewards
We have added some great new rewards. Director/writer/producer Frederick Marx has been generous enough to contribute some of his films to our Kickstarter campaign!
A DVD copy of his documentary... Read more
sister LEACOCK film, LA CAMERA PASSE-PARTOUT delivered
Hot off the press!
LA CAMERA PASSE-PARTOUT (French version) delivered to Cine Cinema (Cine Plus) today!Whew! It's been a long haul -- working with no financing -- but with... Read more
Making the kinds of films we believe in...
Hello, Wonderful Backers.
We have 108 of you! And, we're now at 23% funded!!!
I have asked you to reach out to your people, and you have done it and... Read more
Articles in Filmmaker Magazine and Indiewire about RICKY on LEACOCK
We would like to share articles written this past weekend about RICKY on LEACOCK in two prominent, independent film publications on the internet.
Scott Macaulay wrote a piece about... Read more
An Incredible Reward - "Don't Look Back" poster
We're really excited about all of our rewards, but one in particular is very special to us: A signed movie poster for D.A. Pennebaker's "Don't Look Back."This gift meant... Read more
Check out added rewards!
Check out the newly added rewards!
For pledge of $75, you can choose the incredible package of DVDs by Ricky's former students and colleagues:
- SEX CRIMES UNIT by... Read more
For our French supporters : Voilà, notre projet en Français !
RICKY par LEACOCK un film de Jane Weiner
Une conversation intimiste sur le cinéma, en compagnie de la légende du documentaire: Richard Leacock.
En 1972, Ricky m’a mis une camera... Read more
The Typewriter Challenge
Hello again from the Editing Room,
Here's a sample of what it was like in the 1970s for three filmmakers to try to thread the ribbon in an IBM Selectric... Read more
Direct from the editing room
Greetings from the Editing Room in La Plaine St-Denis, France!
Here's Ricky's story about Flaherty stopping the entire production to film the Cobweb (which ended up being only a few... Read more
Thank you, THANK you, THANK YOU !!
Dear Kickstarter friends,
Looks like we're off and running so, first off, I want to thank everyone for your pledge and support.
As you all know, if RICKY on... Read more
Director Jane Weiner- RICKY on LEACOCK
Jane talks about making the film, shows us a few clips, and explains why we need your help to finish RICKY on LEACOCK.