AGFA and Something Weird need Your Help!
Our friends at the non-profit American Genre Film Archive (AGFA) are raising funds to purchase a 4k film scanner in order to create new HD masters from the... Read more
We're Officially Geniuses!
Hello again everybody!
As we're sure you'll all remember, this year we were nominated for a Stranger Genius Award. Well, the awards ceremony was held this past weekend at Seattle's... Read more
The Stranger Genius Awards and a Note about Rewards Fulfillment
Hello once again to all of you, our wonderful backers!
We thought we'd take a moment to remind you of the upcoming Stranger Genius Awards ceremony. In case you hadn't... Read more
Behold! Our new website and Blog, the Scarecrow Wire!
Hello once again to all of our generous supporters!
Many months have passed since our wildly successful Kickstarter campaign and the transitioning of Scarecrow Video to the care of The... Read more
We're Geniuses, Thanks to YOU!
We just wanted to take a moment to share something really cool with all of our wonderful supporters. This week we learned that The Scarecrow Project has been... Read more
A Scarecrow Project Update!
Greetings all! It's been a while since we filled all of our supporters and contributors in on what's been going on here at Scarecrow, so we thought we'd fire off... Read more
VHS Clipshow Rewards
We've received some inquiries about the VHS Clipshow Rewards so I thought a post might be the bet way to update everyone.
We are using an online program to help... Read more
We wanted to let everyone know that the T-Shirts are now done and are available in the store for pick-up (for anyone who specified pick-up on your survey). ... Read more
Screenings & Screening Room Parties
Just a quick update to anyone who has a reward that involves the Screening Room. We have finished the December calendar and contacted everyone who had their reward fulfilled in... Read more
T-shirt deadline & Screening Room update
We are very keen to get these amazing Starchild t-shirts into the hands of those who selected this reward. In order to do so, we really, really need the remaining... Read more
Sizing up the T-shirts
We've been getting requests for a T-shirt sizing chart. Below is a chart that should be able to help in giving you a better idea of what size might fit... Read more
VHS Clip Shows
Hello everyone. We have been getting some requests for descriptions of the vhs clip shows that are available. Rather than answer everyone individually, we thought we would post them here.... Read more
Fulfillment is Finally Underway!
Hello to all of our Wonderful Backers!
We've finally gotten underway as a non-profit here at Scarecrow, and now that the commotion of starting up has (somewhat) subsided, it's time... Read more
Countdown to T-Day!
It’s been just over two weeks since our Kickstarter ended and we have been super busy getting ready to transition to non-profit status…around here we've been calling it T-Day! There’s... Read more
Thanks to Everyone who Supported Us
Well, it's been an amazing Kickstarter, and we couldn't be more thrilled with the outcome. There aren't enough thank yous for everyone who contributed or helped spread the word. The... Read more
Just 24 More Hours to Go!
"Wouldn't it be great if the last video store left standing turned out to be the best one?"
That quote is from filmmaker Monte Hellman, who directed the great TWO-LANE... Read more
Four Days and Counting!
The clock's ticking! Just four more days to help #ScarecrowProject meet our Stretch Goal! Here's film critic Robert Horton to explain why growing our collection and keeping it available is... Read more
Just Six Days Left!
By this time next week we'll have finished our funding window! Still lots of time to help us reach that Stretch Goal! Here's awesome local filmmaker Megan Griffiths (EDEN, LUCKY... Read more
One Week to Go!
We're almost to the finish line! It's time to make one last #ScarecrowProject push before our funding window closes next week, and we need all the help we can get... Read more
A Video Message from Alamo's Tim League -- Plus New Rewards!
Hello Everyone! We've got about a week and a half left in our already wildly successful Kickstarter campaign, but until we're at the finish line we're not gonna stop coming... Read more
Inside the Scarecrow Recommendation Algorithm!
Hey everybody! Hope you all had a terrific Labor Day weekend.
We've got just two weeks left in the #ScarecrowProject Kickstarter Campaign, just 14 days in which to meet our... Read more
Tomorrow Night's #ScarecrowProject Rally Screening!
Hey everyone! Just a quick update to remind you about our #ScarecrowProject support rally tomorrow night at The Grand Illusion Cinema, our fiscal sponsor. There'll be a FREE screening at... Read more
Our First Stretch Goal!!
After the tremendous response to our #ScarecrowProject Kickstarter launch and seeing how quickly all of you responded to our call to action, we wanted to think very carefully... Read more
The World Needs RAD!!
Did you guys see this terrific Buzzfeed piece yesterday?
26 Hard-To-Find Movies That Remind Us Why VHS, DVD, And LaserDisc Still Matter
It's just one of the many articles and... Read more
We did it, with YOUR help!
Holy wow! When we were planning this Kickstarter campaign, never in our wildest dreams did we imagine that we would reach our goal inside of the first week!! Words alone... Read more
A Heartfelt Message from Scarecrow's Founder!
Hey everybody! We are so close to hitting our goal! The level of support is truly incredible! Each and every one of us here at Scarecrow is so greatful.
Over... Read more
Update on the T-Shirt Reward
Hey gang! Just a quick update about those awesome Starchild T-shirts.
We've added some new reward tiers for people who have already contributed but still want a shirt. You'll be... Read more
BRAND SPANKIN' NEW REWARDS!
OK everybody, it's time for some Fresh Rewards!
Before we get to that, though, we just want to thank each and every one of our amazing contributors and supporters for... Read more
A Word from Outlaw Vern!
Hey Gang! We're so close to hitting our goal, and we couldn't be more excited and inspired by all the love and support. Yesterday we received a special message from... Read more
What an AMAZING launch!
Wow! We're all completely blown away, just overwhelmed by this tremendous outpouring of support for our project! Right now we're hovering at just about 70% after just one day! It's... Read more