Thanks to you....
I was able to make Backyard a reality. And then two days ago, Backyardreceived a College Emmy for best Documentary as well as the Seymour Bricker Humanitarian Award. I... Read more
Ok backers, this is it--the last update on Kickstarter.
And so, some housekeeping things:
1. If you haven't filled out the survey yet, please do so, so I can get... Read more
Hello Wonderful Backers!
Lots doing! Lots of news! So, I'm going to do this in list form:
1. The DVDs are being printed AS I TYPE! And as soon as... Read more
Some exciting updates to share... A short cut of Backyardis going to be part of an anti-fracking initiative at the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival this coming weekend--along with... Read more
More news shortly, but here are some screenshots of some of the animations in the meantime. Keep on the lookout for your reward questionare soon!
Hello there backers!
We're getting close now...I'm on a nearly-final cut of the film, and my composer has started working her magic, so things are getting exciting! I anticipate being... Read more
Hello fabulous supporters!
Getting close now...
Just thought I'd share with you a short cut of the film I did for the Don't Frack New York campaign (through the Artists... Read more
Happy New Year and Much Overdue Update!
Hello fabulous supporters! Just wanted to drop a quick line to let you know that I've been making slow and steady progress on the film. I'll have some screenshots and... Read more
Today is the 50th anniversary of Silent Spring....
I can only imagine what Ms. Carson would have to say about fracking...
This is Sandra Steingraber's (a hero of mine, even though she doesn't like that term, from Update... Read more
Two Month Anniversary...
...of Backyard reaching its funding goal, and you may have thought I fell off the face of the planet. Not so! I do apologize for the lapse. To explain: I... Read more
We did it!!
Yay!! Thank you all so, so much for making this happen! Amazing... I am truly inspired by everyone's support. As much as the funding will help make the film stronger,... Read more
Down to the Wire!
I am so thankful for all the support that's rolling in. I feel like the campaign is building momentum and it might just reach its goal yet! It... Read more
Thank you all so very much for the outpouring of support. The Oregonian article was a great boost, and hopefully word will keep spreading. Almost at 30% now...
So, with... Read more
Running out the door, but had an amazing shoot in North Dakota/eastern Montana. I'll post a more complete update shortly...
Tomorrow I head out to the Bakken formation in western North Dakota and eastern Montana. I've got some fascinating people lined up to interview--farmers, mayors, town workers,... Read more
Colorado Shoot -- Pics
- My view for way too many hours at a time!
- With Sandra Steingraber at the Telluride Mountainfilm Festival--if you aren't familiar with her work, she's doing amazing things, and is now... Read more
OK! Here we go--Update Number 1.
Last week I went on shoot #2 in Colorado (#1 was in Pennsylvania). It was wonderful in a horrible sort of way. That is to say, as a... Read more