October PBS Schedule, Amazon, Netflix and more!
Hey there, Kickstarter backers!
Woohoo, Growing Cities will be on many PBS stations later this month! Click here or the PBS logo below for local broadcast schedules.
Note: If your... Read more
We did it! Plus thank you video from Dan!
Thank you, thank you, thank you - we reached our goal of $30,000 to bring our film to PBS! Including our first campaign, we've now raised more than $70,000 on... Read more
Just 48 hours left to get to PBS!
Hi past Kickstarter backers,
Thanks to all of you who've supported us not just once, but TWICE! We're entering the home stretch with less than 48 hours to goto... Read more
Happy 4th of July! PLUS the story of a very generous backer (not what you think)!
I hope everyone getting a chance to eat good food, relax, and spend some quality time with family. We broke $25K this morning thanks to everyone's support -... Read more
New Video: WE want to see Growing Cities on PBS!
On vacation yet? Not us! It's been a whirlwind the last few days as we broke $22,000 with 300+ backers- we can't thank you enough for those... Read more
We just hit $20,000 plus a hilarious Portlandia spoof video!
Sorry if you're getting this twice - it just means you're a SUPER backer!! Thanks to everyone's AWESOMEsupport we just passed $20K to bring our film to... Read more
We're more than HALFWAY there! PLUS Dan + Andrew Video Update
Hey again folks!
Exciting news - we just broke $17,000today to bring Growing Cities to PBS with some INCREDIBLE support from everyone! We still have $13K to go ...... Read more
Over 40% of the way to PBS ... NEW video & prizes galore!
We can join the ranks of shows like Sesame Street, Mr. Rodgers, and Reading Rainbow with your help!
Only 8 days left guys, but we can absolutely do this.... Read more
$10k down, we can do this PLUS new video testimonial!
Today I'm sharing a video from someone who is really close to my heart. She's one of my best friendsand I've felt so lucky to get to... Read more
Bouncy Castle ON + Composer Joel St Julien's heartfelt Testimonial Video
Happy Sunday everyone!
Who's READY to BOUNCE? The party is ON for today 1-4pm at Dan's house in Omaha - LIVE music, Truck Farm, refreshments, and UNLIMITED bouncing!
See the... Read more
Bouncy Castle Party Extravaganza, Brent Lubbert Video Update, and New Prizes!
It's been a crazy last week, with Dan getting back from Romania on Tuesday night from the Pelicam Film Festival, where Growing Cities took second place in the... Read more
Happy Father's Day: Donate for Dad and get FREE video upgrade, next 36 hours only!
...I'm not sure if you've heard, but your Dad told us he doesn't need any more ties, cologne, or coffee mugs this Father's Day ... he said wants... Read more
Growing Cities to PBS new Kickstarter plus DVDs & Digital Downloads shipped!!
Hi friends & supporters!
We are SO thankful for the HUGE amount of support we’ve received in getting Growing Cities out into the world! Growing Citieshas been an official... Read more
Portlandia Video Update + World Premiere in Portland + Fall Film Fests
Hello Beautiful Growing Cities Backers,
Its been over a year since our last update, but this one is worth the wait. We're proud to announce that the World Premiere of... Read more
Fall progress, videos, and tuxedos
Hello, hello backers!
Happy fall! We wanted to check-in because you know what, it’s been too long!
Many of you are on our mailing list, but we wanted to make... Read more
Prizes In the Mail!!
We've turned our studio into a prize factory over the last two weeks. We've been assembling shipping materials, pressing buttons, printing t-shirts, and addressing countless envelopes. Yesterday we... Read more
We Won IndieWIRE's Project of the Month!!
Hi Friends!! More good news from the Growing Cities HQ - last week we were crowned (named) IndieWIRE's Project of the Month!! Thanks to everyone who voted and shared the... Read more
Vote now...help us win talk with Sundance!
Exciting news for those that haven't heard already - we're up for indieWIRE project of the month and a talk with the Sundance Institute!
Please vote for us... Read more
With just a few hours left in the campaign, we wanted to express our gratitude for everyone's overwhelming support. For donating, sharing, and watching - THANK YOU!! Seriously.... Read more
We did it! We're indieWIRE project of the week...
Thanks to all of you we just got indieWIRE project of the week...that's awesome! That means we're up for Project of the Month and a talk with the... Read more
Celebratory video + vote for us on indieWIRE!
So as everyone knows we reached our goal! What you don't know is that we filmed the moments before we reached $35K and the ensuing celebration. You can watch... Read more
We reached our goal...now on to $45K!!
WOW! wow, wow!
That is how Andrew and I are feeling after yesterday. If you live in a cave (or just aren't on Kickstarter 24 hours per day for the... Read more
"Operation Kickstarter" w/ Dr. Evil
Dr. Evil & his henchmen have almost collected all the ransom but need even more money to make their mission a complete success. A (super-silly) new video update from Growing... Read more
INDIEWIRE Project of the Day!!
Coming at you all with some great news...we were featured yesterday as the INDIEWIRE project of the day! By itself, that is awesome...it also means that we... Read more
600 backers & counting...new prizes!
With your help, we broke 600 backers today - that's totally incredible! We're currently crafting the next video update, but in the meantime wanted to give ya'll... Read more
New Prize: 100% Organic Cotton t-shirt
So, the bouncy castle was a success. Turns out it was a purple dragon, not a castle (picture below). Everyone is still alive and with all their limbs. ... Read more
Bouncy Castle Update
So we broke 500 backers today and decided to get a bouncy castle...if you are in Omaha, we'll be bouncing all night!! All event details can be found here. ... Read more
Video Update: Danny McGuire
Welcome new backers! In our latest video Danny McGuire tries to keep his star client Rod from Growing Cities happy during his Kickstarter campaign, but Rod needs Danny (and you!)... Read more
Video: Broke $20K + making reel change
We broke $20K yesterday and vaulted past the halfway point -- that's fantastic! Plus, we have another video update for you:
For the last few days I've been... Read more
New Prizes & Dan Escapes!
Thanks to you we've had a great start to our campaign but we need to keep up the momentum! Send a personal email with our trailer to ten friends today!!
Civil Eats post + backer only video on its way!
Dan here. Andrew and I wanted to thank all of you for wonderful support and give a quick heads-up on a few things. First off, we broke 250... Read more
What a week...$7K in 7 days!!
Wow. We're closing out our first week live on Kickstarter and we're pleased with our progress so far (over $1K per day). Thank you all so much for... Read more