A HEARTFELT THANKS FROM MISFIT PICTURES
WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME has received an amazing reception around the globe and just wanted to drop a note to let you know how vital your contributions were towards... Read more
WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME WINS IT'S FIRST AWARD
Thank you all for suppporting WTSGM and we are happy to announce that we have received our first award for Best Cinematography from the London Surf/ Film Festival.
Here are a... Read more
WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME World Premiere
We are pleased to announce the World Premiere on Saturday, July 19th at 9pm at the Museum of Contemporary Art La Jolla.
We an amazing evening planned and hope... Read more
IMPORTAND WTSGM BACKER INFO NEEDED
Most of you have responded to our call for email and physical addresses so we can start sending out rewards but some of you are still not accounted... Read more
IT'S ALL OVER...THANK YOU SO MUCH.
We are pleased to announce the overwhelming success of our WHAT THE SEA GIVES MEKickstarter campaign. In 32 days, 170 supports helped us raise $16,000! These funds are vital... Read more
***FINAL FEW HOURS TO SUPPORT WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME***
Well, today is the final day of our WTSGM Kickstarter campaign and it has been one intense ride. Thank you all for helping us reach our goal withing the first... Read more
FINAL 3 DAYS AND WTSGM HAS REACHED ALMOST $15,000
That is just crazy...I cannot thank you all enough.
Yesterday was a classic California fall day. Warm, beautiful and relatively empty. The shorepound was violent and peaceful at the same... Read more
4 DAYS LEFT- THERE IS NO DEBATE ABOUT IT
As the debate raged on with all sides claiming victory, WHAT THE SEA... Read more
5 DAYS REMAIN...ANSWERING WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME
6 DAYS LEFT : WIN 2 SDSFF VIP ALL ACCESS NAUTILUS PASSES
WHAT THE SEA GIVES MEhas 121 supporters through our Kickstarter campaign and we want to thank you all. As an added bonus, we are offering up two Nautilus Passes... Read more
7 DAYS TO GO FOR WTSGM: A FUNDRAISING PERSPECTIVE
Fundraising for September, 2012
Obama Presidential Campaign..........$181,000,000
Romney Presidential Campaign........$150,000,000*
WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME.............$ 12,135
We could not be happier and will definitely put the money to much... Read more
DAY 25 AN OPEN INVITATION
I would like to extend an open invitation to all.
Please feel free to send in your thoughts on the sea.
After receiving the most heartfelt messages about personal connections... Read more
9 DAYS LEFT AND WE TOPPED $12,000!
Today, I would like to share a note...
"I live, work and play at the beach. As a surfing marine biologist, the sea gives me my livelihood and my joy.... Read more
10 DAYS LEFT FOR THE WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN
Everything is changing. The sandbars are migrating, the NWs are stirring and the weather is turning. I smell rain but haven't seen it yet. Winter...I welcome it. I just wonder... Read more
Day 22 WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN UPDATE
What a long strange trip it has been. We asked for $9,000 and everyone came together to raise over $11,500 and we still have a week and a half to... Read more
11 DAYS LEFT...WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME HAS OVER 100 SUPPORTERS!
We are heading toward the end of the campaign and wanted to thank everyone who has supported us thus far and still need you to share the link with all... Read more
Day 16 STILL CLIMBING - THANKS FOR THE CONTINUED SUPPORT
We have a busy weekend presenting the Cinema Grotto at the Boardroom International Surfboard Expo in Del Mar Saturday and Sunday so this will be my final update until Monday. ... Read more
Day 15 ALMOST 100 SUPPORTERS
We are almost at the halfway point in the campaign and look forward to a very interesting final two weeks. Thanks again, we can't wait to share WHAT THE SEA... Read more
Day 14 DEAR DIARY
Many milestones have been reached for misfit pictures and myself over this Kickstarter campaign. MANUFACTURING STOKEwon it's first award for best Ocean Sports film from the BLUE Ocean Film... Read more
Day 13 MANUFACTURING STOKE WINS BEST OCEAN SPORTS FILM!
Still stoked on the announcement from the BLUE Ocean Film Festival and can't wait for people to experience WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME. I promise an even better film.... Read more
Day 12 THE CALM BETWEEN SETS
Today we were wondering if Kickstarter took the day off and went to the beach. For the first time we didn't receive a single pledge but that's okay, we have... Read more
Day 11 I HOPE EVERYONE IS HAVING AN AMAZING WEEKEND.
This morning I woke up before dawn and headed straight to the beach. I was greeted by a full moon and perfect waves. The water is still warm, too. 70... Read more
Day 10 WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME SUPPORT CONTINUES...$10,280!
Thank you for all the kind words and messages I have been receiving. The response to this film is already overwhelming and we are just getting started. So, let me... Read more
Day 9 ALMOST AT $10,000!
We finished the day at $9,755 and people are wondering if they can still pledge. ABSOLUTELY!
Here is a note from WTSGM Producer/ Writer Geoffrey Smart.
*** Many thanks to... Read more
Day 8 $9,525 Pretty amazing that this is all happening. I have been receiving inspiring messages from people around the world describing WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME. I cannot thank... Read more
WE DID IT!
Day 7 THANKS TO ALL WHO HAVE HELPED US REACH AND SURPASS OUR GOAL!
Within a week, 70 backers pledged $9,350 making WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME one of Kickstarter's... Read more
Day 6 The WHAT THE SEA GIVES MEKickstarter Campaign just got a massive boost. Allen Anderson became our first "Producer" and has put us that much closer to our... Read more
WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN UPDATES
Day 5 The WHAT THE SEA GIVES MEKickstarter Campaign just finished the weekend with a grand total of $5,225. We are getting so much closer to our goal and... Read more
KICKSTARTER'S "MOST POPULAR" LIST
Day 4 WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME has climbed onto the Kickstarter "Most Popular" list in just under 4 days. We are now 56% funded and ended the day with... Read more
MIGHTY JOE VS. THE MORNING LATTE
I would like to introduce you all to my new friend Joseph Castle. I met Joe on a recent trip out to Grain Surfboards in York, Maine for their ReEvolution... Read more
A HEARTFELT THANK YOU FOR WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME
9/21 Day 2
We just topped $2,000 and that is beyond amazing. We really wanted this to be a community based project and this is exactly what is happening. Please... Read more
A HEARTFELT THANK YOU FOR WHAT THE SEA GIVES ME
9/20 Day 1
What an amazing day.
We were cautious in our hopes for $300 for our first day and couldn't believe what we ended up with.
After the first... Read more
THANK YOU TO OUR FIRST 10 BACKERS.
Thank you for the support. We have reached $500 and the day isn't even over. We are beyond stoked. A big shout out to Jim Vincent Jr. who was our... Read more