Funded! This project was successfully funded on May 16, 2012.

Update #16

Vote now...help us win talk with Sundance!

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Hi Backers!

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 now and tell your friends!

We are currently in second place and need all the support we can get to pull this out.  Facebook, twitter, and email are all great ways to spread the word.

***Voting closes Monday, June 4th at 5pm (EST), so get on over there if you haven't yet***

Thanks for your continued support!!

Cheers,
Andrew + Dan

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      Creator Robin Graham on June 9, 2012

      haven't seen you post anything, but it looks like you finished ahead at IndieWIRE -- Congratulations!

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