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In case you haven't heard, Man From Renobecame available on NETFLIX this week! Please spread the word - your friends can enjoy on Netflix Instant*... Read more
Twitter chat in 1 hr, 10AM pst/1PM
Our 2nd and last Twitter chat starts soon @ManFromRenoFilm - until 1PM pst/4PM est!
Join me and Ayako using #manfromreno
Also, if you haven't yet, please rate our... Read more
1 day only FLASH SALE!!! Thu, Aug 6th!
Dear Backers and friends,
To help us reach our goal of getting 50 more pre-orders by Friday, iTunes has SLASHED the price on MAN FROM RENO digital downloads to as... Read more
RENO! CANADA! VOD!
In the past few months, MAN FROM RENOhas screened in almost 50 cities across America! We couldn't have done it without your help! And just at the... Read more
Last chance in LA! 7:30pm, May 13th
We've got an Encore show in LA, and little time to get the word out!
It's tomorrow (or tonight depending on when you read this)!
Wed, May 13th... Read more
We're in THEATRES NOW! Extended in SF, 4 new cities each week!
Last weekend was our biggest ever at a single theater - so we have to give a shout out to SAN FRANCISCO for coming out in force! ... Read more
SAN FRANCISCO and our 3rd Smash Week!
HUGE thanks for everyone's support making our opening weekend 2 weeks ago such a big success! We can't believe how many of you are coming to see... Read more
CATCH the MAN FROM RENO in theaters, while you can!
Today's the day! We open in select theaters in LA, NY and Philly for just one week. And every week, MAN FROM RENO will open in a new... Read more
MAN FROM RENO in theaters this month!
25 DAYS until....
After years of hard work, we can't believe we're finally getting this movie out in the world!
But we need your help to spread the word -- please... Read more
MFR Coming to a Theatre Near You!
In case you haven't heard, we are releasing MAN FROM RENO into select theaters across the country this Spring! We hope our new official trailer will inspire you... Read more
Man from Reno at the Independent Spirit Awards!
The news I'm sharing with you today is the kind of thing every filmmaker dreams about! Very excited to be able to tell you that Man from Reno... Read more
Our busiest 2 months yet!
A lot has happened in the past month, so we wanted to keep you all up to date (for those of you who are not on social media).... Read more
A Fantastic Update
We wanted to wait on sending a new update when we could announce the FANTASTIC news - we're going to the 10th Annual FANTASTIC FEST in Austin, TX! This... Read more
Coming to DALLAS and NEW YORK!
We're busy like Santa's elves getting rewards ready for our backers in Dallas and New York…
We've reached out to those of you who have selected 2 Tickets... Read more
THE WORLD PREMIERE, WINNING THE JURY AWARD, and MEETING CLINT EASTWOOD!
Wow… what a week.
It started off with the sold out World Premiere of Man from Renoat LA Film Fest. Many of you joined us—and it was... Read more
World Premiere tix are GOING FAST!
The tickets to our Father's Day World Premiere at LAFF are apparently going much faster than anyone expected! Saw this on Twitter earlier this evening:
Wow! We're stoked,... Read more
MFR World Premiere at LAFF June 15th!
Phew! It's like I blinked and 3 months went by. But I'm back with an update, and I think you're gonna like it:
Finally, we can officially announce... Read more
Live webcast on Youtube Tonight 8PM PST
We're hosting a webcast, along with the creators of LUMPIA 2 and ME + YOU, for anyone out there who may be thinking of launching their own Kickstarter, Although... Read more
12 HOURS LEFT! 503 BACKERS AND COUNTING!
Dear Friends and Backers of Man from Reno:
I'd like to apologize in advance for the excessive use of exclamation points in this post!
We're coming to the end of... Read more
YOU MADE IT HAPPEN.
THANK YOU! YOU DID IT!
...But, it's NOT OVER yet!
I can't even begin to describe my gratitude. I am so delighted and surprised by the generous outpouring... Read more
Happy Saturday! Hope you're joining in on my 24HR Telethonstarting in a few hours today. You can tune in starting at 3:00pm PST at this link. Drop in anytime... Read more
Bonus Gifts! 24 HR TELETHON!
Hello Everyone, Hope you enjoyed this week's webcasts! Starting tomorrow, I'll be live streaming for 24 hours to raise the remaining $19K we need to reach our goal. No sleep.... Read more
Rewards Update | Support Thriller Anthology "LOCKER 13"
Tomorrow, All Backers get to see 5 MINS of Man From Reno...
Check in tomorrow morning when I'll be unveiling 5 minutes of Man From Renoin a Backers Only... Read more
We're officially 1 week out from our Kickstarter deadline AND our Countdown Party!
TUES, AUG 20th 8-10PM
All of our Backers are invited to join us for Unlimited Tacos at... Read more
Profile: VILLAINS of MAN FROM RENO: 8 days to go!
One of my favorite parts of this Kickstarter campaign is being able to highlight the contributions of cast and crew members. Today, I want to introduce a couple of VILLAINS:... Read more
Hello Wonderful Backers,
Thank you for coming on board and helping us reach the 40% mark with just 9 days to go!
Tonight, we have a very special guest on... Read more
Hangout with Us...!
In case you're just now joining as a backer, I am offering opportunities to chat with me and other filmmaker guests during the course of this campaign. Through Live... Read more
Look who wants our $2,000 Reward Level...
So we may or may not have that car to give away, thanks to the National Film Society...stay tuned...
Join us tonight for... Read more
New Rewards & Meet Our Sound Supervisor Carlos Sanches
Today's theme is POST PRODUCTION SOUND!
First off, some NEW REWARDS:
Have you ever watched a scene set in a bustling hospital? All the sounds of heart monitors, doctors and... Read more
A Kickstarter Reward Comes Full Circle
Use Your Name as a Character Reward
My first Kickstarter project was to raise funds for a mini-tour to promote my film Daylight Savings. One of the rewards (which... Read more
NEW MUSIC REWARDS & Spotlight on Composer Micah Dahl Anderson
Check out the new Music Rewards:
At the $18 level, we're offering the SOUNDTRACK composed by Micah Dahl Anderson as a limited DIGITAL DOWNLOAD.
Looking to be more involved? At... Read more
LIVE Q&A with Pepe Serna
Live Q&A Broadcast with Pepe Serna (Sat, 8/3)
Legendary Hollywood actor Pepe Serna will be joining me in Los Angeles on a live Youtube channel tomorrow at 2:30pm PST. Fans... Read more
Abundance of Support
It's officially the middle week of our campaign, and we are still receiving wonderful, abundant press. Here are the highlights if you missed it:
We're MovieMaker's Project of... Read more
New Reward Alert! Bonus Gift!
Just wanted to let you know - We're adding some new reward levels today to address the demand for Goodie Bags! So if you selected the $75 Reward... Read more
Next Stop, San Diego!
If you're in San Diego, you can check out the Pacific Arts Movement's Interactive Membership Film Forum on Tuesday, where I will be demonstrating the most overlooked... Read more
From the Vault: My very first film
Thanks to everyone for getting us over the 13K hump! We're now at 26% of our goal! Think we can make it to 30% by this weekend?
How... Read more
Today is Pepe Serna Day! No, really...
Happy Birthday to our star and friend Pepe Serna today! His birthplace of Corpus Christi, TX has declared July 23rd as Pepe Serna Day, and there's a BIG... Read more
Production and Post: A Writer's Perspective
One week into the campaign, and we're going strong at just over 21%! Check out Stephen Saito's great write up about the campaign over at The Moveable Fest.... Read more
Post-Production: A before and after comparison
I've had a lot of great questions about the post-production process during these first 4 days of our campaign. To give everyone a little bit better idea of... Read more
Rewards Update - Have you chosen one?
Good morning, Backers!
Thanks to everyone for spreading the word, and to Twitch Film for featuring our project yesterday. We do have 33 days to go, but we have a... Read more
Happy Birthday, Kitamura-san!
Today is Kazuki Kitamura's birthday! HAPPY BIRTHDAY to our good friend. In honor of this, we invite you to share this cool Backer Badge to your Facebook, Twitter,... Read more
Post-production is lonely. I could use some company.
Thanks to everyone who's helped us have a great first half-day up on Kickstarter!
Things can get awful lonesome when you're editing a movie. It always helps to have friends... Read more