Well Good Backers, much has happened since our last update and in case you have missed our Facebook posts, below is a brief synopsis:
First of all Annapolis was... Read more
Next Screening: America's Sailing Capital
We would like to extend a special invitation to any of our good backers that may be in the Annapolis/Chesapeake/Washington/Baltimore area to join us at our next screening at a really cool... Read more
The Journey Continues...
2015 was a whirlwind for sure; since our World Premiere at the St. Barth Film Festival in April, Vanishing Sailhas screened at 13 festivals in 11 countries... Read more
Delivery of your rewards
Many of you good people have been asking when you can receive your digital download and Special Backer Edition DVD of our film.
The answer is after Film... Read more
A new Carriacou Sloop for St. Barth!
While we have been busy promoting Vanishing Sailat film festivals, the Enoe family have been busy creating the latest Carriacou sloop! This one has been built by... Read more
3 festivals in 3 countries at the same time!
Vanishing Sail wins the People’s Choice Award - Best Documentary Feature Film @ Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival!
This award is a VERY BIG TING because it represents the... Read more
Vanishing Sail wins BIG @ 2015 Caribbean Tales International Film Festival in Toronto!
Well Toronto was a whirlwind - and with TIFF (one of the biggest film festivals in the world) running concurrently, Justin & I did plenty running around to take advantage... Read more
Canada Premiere - Toronto
Tomorrow evening we screen our film at the 10th Anniversary Caribbean Tales International Film Festival here in Toronto where VS has been selected out of hundreds of submissions.... Read more
Three more screenings in September!
We have been invited to screen our film in three more really cool film festivals next month and look forward to seeing some of you there!
Sep 11: Martha’s... Read more
Award + upcoming screenings in Spain, Canada & Netherlands.
Rhode Island International Film Festival has awarded our film a Grand Prize DIRECTORIAL DISCOVERY AWARD: Presented to a director whose outstanding work on a short or feature film represents a new... Read more
Canada Premiere - Toronto
We have more great news for you - our film has been selected to screen in Toronto at the 10th Anniversary Caribbean Tales Film Festival!
We very much... Read more
U.S. Premiere in Newport!
We have some exciting news for you - our film has been selected to screen in Newport with the Rhode Island International Film Festival!
It has been a... Read more
Screening @ the Source
Before we take the film to festivals worldwide, there was one pressing issue. Alwyn Enoe, our main character could not make it to the premiere, so we decided to set... Read more
The First Screening!
The world Premiere of Vanishing Sail - what a night! West Indies sloops & schooners from up and down the islands gathered on the dock for the 20th anniversary St.... Read more
World Premiere @ St. Barth Film Festival
The Time has FINALLY come!
We will be premiering our film @ the 20th Anniversary St. Barth Film Festival on April 30th - with the last remaining Sloops & Schooners... Read more
2015 - The Year of Completion!
With the picture now locked into a fine cut, we have begun working on the latest stages of our film: THE SOUND.
Landscaped with music - the story is now... Read more
When will our film be ready?
Well there are a few more stages [months] still to go but this is what we have been up to:
- May - sailed Genesis... Read more
Project now in London = Rough Cut Complete!
We have spent the last 2 weeks in London working with our editor cutting the story from an assembly edit of great material into an actual film. And... Read more
Editing-Revisions & Reviews
The last six weeks have proven to be a creative maelstrom of revision, rewriting & plenty skyping between myself in Antigua, Justin in UK and our story consultant in L.A.... Read more
Post production in Los Angeles
Since our last update we have been working feverishly & remotely with an editorial team in L.A - they have been archiving & transcoding all the original footage, providing structural guidelines... Read more
Editing Stage # 1 complete
After filming Exodus sailing at Antigua Classics and St Barth's West Indies Regatta, we have been busy creating the initial assembly edit of our doc. This first stage... Read more
Exodus @ Antigua Classics
With pressures of biblical proportions, Exodus made it to the start line on time!
Elaine Bunting from Yachting World joined them:
Well, after many months of hard work, the launch of Alwyn's new vessel took place on Easter Sunday. With all traditions observed, including the sacrifice of a goat on the... Read more
a Clean Sweet Wind in Oklahoma
While we anxiously await the launch of Alwyn's new Carriacou Sloop, a side trip to the U.S. presented itself in the form of a rare interview with a great man.... Read more
Vessel & Film Progress
We have just returned from 5 days in Carriacou filming the progress of Alwyn's new vessel. Following her build and the family's perseverance has become a key element in our... Read more
The Grand Puzzle
Long days of filming in the hot sun, have given way to red eyes and terabyte drives, as we gradually move from sticky notes and paper edits to early draft... Read more
Rewards & Progress
For the past two hot months we have been busy working on reward fulfillment - the majority of which have now been shipped.
We have also been backing... Read more
Yesterday afternoon, flying under a dark squall with reefed mains'l and small jib, Genesis sailed back into her homeport of Falmouth, Antigua to safely discharge her precious cargo: a hard... Read more
Filming in Carriacou
Under the Caribbean blue skies and the baking hot sun, Alwyn and his sons continue to work on their latest 42' Carriacou Sloop. With deck beams now being... Read more
Award winning director/cinematographer joins the crew!
Now it is time for us to set sail and dive into the project again - this weekend we are prepping the Carriacou Sloop Genesis for sailing south... Read more
New Associate Producer onboard.
At 12:08 this morning, Vanishing Sailwas successfully funded with 129% support. We cannot thank you enough for the overwhelming interest that has poured in since we hit the kickstarter... Read more
COUNTDOWN to 12:08 EDT 17th
THANK YOU AGAIN for your OVERWHELMING SUPPORT!
With only a few hours left on this campaign we thought we would share another story with you.
Esther Compton decided to do... Read more
OCT films @ Antigua Classics
During the recent Antigua Classics, we had the pleasure of working with Olivia Chenevix-Trench who took time off from her Americas Cup contract to film the traditional fleet of Carriacou... Read more
308 people now want to see this film completed - thank you SO MUCH for believing in this project! Please dont stop, we still have until Thursday to receive pledges... Read more
A HUGE THANK YOU TO EVERYONE for your support, together you have raised $45K in less than 5 weeks - we are now SO close to reaching our goal!
While... Read more
St. Barth's West Indies Regatta & 8 more days to go...!
With only 8 more days to go on our campaign, we are gradually approaching our target - MANY THANKS to ALL our supporters who have pledged so far, together we... Read more
Over half way there!
Heartfelt thanks to all of you out there that have supported us since we launched the campaign - with interest in the film spreading, we are confident that we can... Read more
Week II & 25% there!
A BIG THANK YOU to all our backers - with your support we have now reached 25% of our funding goal!
The Carriacou fleet have been racing this weekend, at... Read more