Dear Kickstarter Supporters,
I want to again thank everyone who backed "Collecting Sgt. Dan." It has been an awesome ride and I will never forget the kindness and generosity of... Read more
Rewards Have Been Sent!
On Monday evening, Kickstarter rewards were delivered to FedEx for dispersement! Please note that I ran into a few issues. FedEx does not deliver to PO Boxes or Military addresses... Read more
Although the Premiere for "Collecting Sgt. Dan" has ended, I will never forget what an amazing night it was. People came from all over the country and filled the auditorium... Read more
Canton Repository Review for "Collecting Sgt. Dan" posted today!
Kickstarter Rewards Packaging has begun!
Thanks to the amazing organizational skills of Jenn Dalrymple, Aunt Polly Patron, Andrew Dalrymple, Taylor Copeland, Carley Anne Barnes, and Meagan Patron, the rewards packaging for Kickstarter has begun. These... Read more
Marine Corps Heritage Awards Photo
Here is the group photo from the Marine Corps Heritage Awards. I am the little bald guy in the front. The Commandant of the Marine Corps is behind my left... Read more
Canton Palace Tickets
My wife just went in to reserve tickets on the Canton Palace website and noticed that the back section for the night of May 10 is filling up. ... Read more
Collecting Sgt. Dan just won the Marine Corps Heritage Award!
I know that I said I would not post anything until I have the DVDs in my hand, but I got some truly awesome news about one hour ago. If... Read more
Tickets now available to the general public!
I just wanted to let you all know that tickets for Collecting Sgt. Dan are now "on sale" at the Canton Palace Box Office. Meagan, my wife, has sent a... Read more
Audio is Mixed and Mastered!
The audio for the film is mixed and mastered and I am narrowing down my to do list! I have some minor tweaks to make to the film before I... Read more
Sorry--I try not to flood your inboxes with info, but the re-designed t-shirt just showed up at my doorstep and it looks great! For backers pledging 150 and above, I... Read more
Hello everyone! I am on the "home stretch" in completion of the film, Collecting Sgt. Dan. All editing is now complete. All that is left is having the... Read more
Marine Corps Heritage Foundation Awards
I hope everyone had a great holiday season! As I am employed by a school, I have had two weeks off to work on the film. I am happy to... Read more
Bumper Sticker Designed!
I finished designing the Sgt. Dan bumper sticker this evening. Here is what it will look like. The image is from a photo that was taken of Sgt. Dan's remains... Read more
I will continue to post updates as I finish this journey to keep you all informed as to what is happening. I have been doing a lot of editing and... Read more
24 Hours and counting!
I cannot believe it has been a little over two years since we stood on this runway. I remember holding my sister-in-law's hand. I remember looking at my parents and... Read more
Just 3 Days Remain
I wanted to thank you all for your support for this film. I never dreamed that it would climb to the 26,000 mark! I will now be able to give... Read more
Title Sequence Update!
We just broke 25,000 yesterday!!! Thank you all so much! We still have 9 days left until the Kickstarter for Collecting Sgt. Dan ends. In the time since my last... Read more
We Hit the Goal!
Thank you to all my backers who contributed to this project! We met our goal today!!! There are so many emotions going through my head that I am having a... Read more
When I went to bed last night . . .
When I went to bed last night, we were almost 3/4 of the way funded. I woke up this morning to my wife, Meagan, excitedly stating that we were almost there. ... Read more
Project Update and Another Thank You!
Last night, Andy and I sat down and composed some more music for the film. (Well, he composed--I just ordered him around because I have no musical skills.) I also... Read more
I just wanted to extend a thank you to everyone who has shared, backed, and supported this Kickstarter project thus far. I had tears in my eyes when I checked... Read more