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Help us fund our 2nd full length movie! College grads, criminals, $1.5m, and the recession collide in one crazy night in Los Angeles
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Kent Lamm

157 backers pledged $14,511 to help bring this project to life.

Recutting the film, Reward delays, Festivals


Sorry for the lack of updates folks, but here's where our movie is at...

After getting some more feedback on the movie we decided to change some things around and shorten it, particularly in the beginning and end of the movie. As a result the movie is 19 minutes shorter, giving our film a pace that doesn't let up, and a much more reasonable runtime (1hr 32min). It was tough to let go of some scenes, but this runtime services the story SO much better, and has really improved the movie. If you are a backer, you can see the new, final version of The Hands You Shake on the same Vimeo link you received as a backer.

The bad part about this is that we already have the Kickstarter DVDs here with the previous cut of the movie burned onto them. So now these DVDs and their labels are useless, and Chris and I will need to order 200 more copies, paying for it out of pocket. I just need to finish updating the special features (more deleted scenes now!), and send off for the new DVDs. I apologize for the wait, but we want to make sure everyone gets a DVD in the mail that they can be proud to say they made possible.

In other news, we'll be sending the new cut out to a bunch of film festivals now, starting with the following fests over the next couple of months -

LA Comedy - SoCal Independent - Deadcenter - San Diego - Little Rock - Fantasia - Hoboken International - LA - San Antonio -  Studio City - Beverly Hills - Fantastic Fest - Manhattan - Santa Monica - Brooklyn - Oregon Independent - Burbank - Chicago International - Frozen - Woodstock - Austin - Raindance

Keep your fingers crossed!

An update on the Kickstarter backer rewards

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We got the dvds, dvd cases, etc in the mail but weren't happy with the quality of the dvd labels. Fortunately, the good people at are fixing this situation as I type, so we'll have the rewards ready to ship by the end of the month. We've tried to contact all the backers but haven't been able to reach some of you. If you haven't received or responded to our messages/emails, please email Chris ASAP at with your postal address and any info we may need for your rewards (for example, which character you want him to sketch for you if you have the $100 reward). If you never received any emails, log in to your kickstarter account and you should have some messages waiting for you. Sorry it has been so difficult to reach you guys!

The Movie is Done!

In case you haven't heard, we finished the movie a couple of weeks ago (with its new title: The Hands You Shake), sent it off to the first of many film festivals, had an intimate little cast/crew screening at our place, and sent a link of the full movie out to the Kickstarter backers. 

Now it has come to my attention that some (perhaps many) of our backers did not receive an email with the message I sent out to everyone containing the link to the movie. If this is you, please email me at KentLamm [at] gmail [dot] com and I will email you your link ASAP.

Also, some people have had trouble viewing the movie on Vimeo. Although Vimeo normally works well, I highly recommend clicking the download button beneath the video and letting the entire video download to your computer instead of watching it streaming. That way you're guaranteed not to have your viewing experience interrupted!

Thanks everyone!


An exclusive peek at the new title and poster for The Entitled!

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Production on The Entitled has officially begun!

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