D.C.-area Theatrical Release & US Television Re-Broadcasts This Weekend!
Dear incredible backers,
At this time last year, we were in the midst of premiering FOLLOW THE LEADERat the Republican and Democratic Conventions. Now, exactly one year from our... Read more
FREE NYC TICKETS 4 YOU; RNC/DNC Recap; Newly Released Clips!
Dear incredible FTL BACKERS,
It's been an exciting month-and-a-half since the whirlwind of our twin-World Premieres at the RNC & DNC Conventions, where FOLLOW THE LEADER was the only documentary... Read more
WORLD PREMIERE & social media blitz (with your help)!
Dear amazing backers!
The time has come for our World Premiere...in just 3 days at the Republican National Convention, with a twin Premiere at the Democratic National Convention the following... Read more
Huffington Post & FoxNews, NYC Backer Preview, A Unique Premiere Idea and Exclusive Clips!
Dear amazing FTL & RCI backers!
What a whirlwind two weeks since our engagement campaign ended it has been! Your belief in & enthusiasm for Follow the Leader& our... Read more
OUR SHARED SUCCESS -- THANKS TO YOU (+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u+u!!!)
FOLLOW THE LEADER & REALITY CHECK INTERACTIVE BACKERS,
YOU ARE THE BEST! With 5 minutes to go, we made it because each of you believed, because each of you sacrificed,... Read more
STARTING THE NEXT STAGE WHERE WE STARTED...
For the last 25 minutes (and right now) I've been on the phone with 86-year-old George Blume, the lion of American Legion Boys State in Virginia where I met... Read more
FOUR HOURS / FOUR PEOPLE / FOUR REASONS!
We've had an incredible day! Thank you for all you are doing to make everything happen -- to everyone who has increased their pledges & to everyone who... Read more
Our COUNTDOWN (& COUNT-UP) Begins – Only a Few Hours Left!
(If you want to play something inspiring while reading, today's track at the bottom of your screen is "Election Night" by the supremely-talented & pitch-perfect David Schweitzer, who we also... Read more
Ben, D.J. & Nick meet for FIRST TIME EVER -- Online in JUST ONE HOUR!!!
Thank you for making this final push amazing! We're getting there!!! While I took my mid-morning "nap of the day" -- we brought in 11 new backers and... Read more
"On Being Transpartisan" with Amanda Kathryn Roman (VIDEO)
Top of the morning to you, amazing backers #1-#188,
For many of you, this is the second of two updates you will be receiving at the same time. In "Update... Read more
Lucky sevens 71%, $7775-to-go say TODAY is the Day Before the Last Day
FIRSTLY: If you'd like to while reading or anytime, you can listen to one of our favorite tracks the incredibly talented Zack Martin did for the film -- appropriately titled... Read more
Reality Check Interactive -- Chris Bui shares how it works (Exclusive Video 2 of 2)!
Dear incredible backers,
A lot of you have asked us to share more about what Reality Check Interactive is and how it works -- and we thought our Lead Facilitator... Read more
Meet Chris Bui – Pioneering Civic Engagement Expert & Our Lead RCI Facilitator! (with Exclusive Video 1 of 2)
Good morning to you, FOLLOW THE LEADER backers!
Right now we stand at 60% of the way to our goals thanks to your generosity. Thanks to you, our first 150... Read more
Final 'weekend update' and Please VOTE!
To all our supporters,
On this final weekend, we want to send a special thanks to every single one of you for the enormous step you've taken in becoming a... Read more
Stop Press: INDIEWIRE Voting STARTS NOW for FTL, PROJECT OF THE DAY -- & FILMMAKER Magazine
Dear FTL Backers,
Thanks for another great day of building momentum -- we welcome a few more of you to our growing community, and are overwhelmed with gratitude to each... Read more
50%!!!!! And announcing Exclusive BACKER Screenings!
Dear awesome backers #1-#125!
We are eternally grateful to you already! You have answered the call in a huge way by backing the project -- and together you've now put... Read more
Fording the River Together!
Over strong coffee earlier today, our incredible Graphics Producer Emily Branham told me about The Oregon Trail. And she compared a common scenario in the classic video game to what... Read more
Middle of the night lovin' for FOLLOW THE LEADER!
Dear amazing backers,
We have to tell you what an amazing, incredible feeling it is to post something on Facebook at 2am -- and within minutes have 2 new backers... Read more
Ken Cuccinelli says “It goes to 11!” – and introducing Blu-ray!
Eleven days to go. Eleven thousand dollars raised. And the next backer will be our 111th!
We are reminded of the moment on our shoot when we captured our main... Read more
Ben, D.J. & Nick want to wish YOU a Happy Independence Day!
Dear awesome supporters,
The best thing about the films we make are the participants -- and we're so fortunate to have three amazing main participants who make Follow the Leader... Read more
The “9/11 Generation” & our Millennial Presidential Hopefuls
We’ve had a great first few days on our campaign and are thankful to each and every one of our early supporters! We wanted to do a quick... Read more