Laps Release Date!
On March 1st it will be 2 years since we launched this campaign - it's been a crazy road. We went from doing a season 2 of Laps... Read more
Laps is close to being completed. It's been longer than expected to get the project done due to a few things. One of them being a project we... Read more
It's March 1st, one year since we launched our campaign! It took us over the course of 5 months to shoot the entire second season of Laps with... Read more
Happy New Year!
On March 1, 2013 we launched this Kickstarter campaign to fund the production of Laps Season 2 and with your help -- we did it!
From June to December 2013... Read more
Summer has come to an end and we’re proud to announce that Laps: Season 2 is 90% shot! We started filming in June and finished the majority of... Read more
iPhone Filmmaking Interview
Happy Friday Backers!
Last weekend I was interviewed for ON THE PAGE. It’s now live on iTunes! We talk about how I shot “Laps” on an iPhone.
Big thanks to... Read more
We had an extremely busy--and productive--weekend of preproduction. We had two fantastic rehearsals with our supporting cast, an informative first test shoot with the new equipment, and a wonderful casting... Read more
First Delivery / Instagram
We got our first delivery of equipment today! It includes a Rode NTG-2 Boom mic, Zoom H4N recorder, portable 2TB hard drive, LED lights, light stands and more. A good... Read more
Pre-Production, Rewards & SAG
This past weekend me, Erik Urtz and Art Hall began the first stage of PRE-PRODUCTION on season 2 of Laps. We did location scouting, script breakdown and scheduling.... Read more
24 Hours Left! NEW REWARD ADDED!
I have a very exciting announcement:
Art Hall will be joining Laps as a Producer. This has been a long time coming and Laps wouldn't be what it is without... Read more
I accidentally missed Alicia Grijalva on my previous 'thank you' and I wanted to make sure she got acknowledged. Thank you Alicia for your support!
As of last night we are over 100% of our goal and now FULLY FUNDED! With over $5,000 raised, 60 backers, nearly 400 LIKES on Facebook and 7... Read more
BREAKING NEWS: We're not done with season 1...
I just got a tiny bit of news this morning... Season 1 of Laps is an Official Selection at the 2013 NEW MEDIA FILM FESTIVAL!! June 11-12 we're back... Read more
We're Almost There!!
We just got our 50th backer!! Thank you, Katsu! We also got an unexpected increased amount from an angel investor. To now have over 50 people believe in our project... Read more
LIVE Interview Tomorrow
Cindy Marie Jenkins from Web Series Watch will have the creator of Laps, Chad Santiago Diez, on tomorrow March 8th at 11am.
Watch live from Google Hangouts:
Week 1 Update
We're 7 days in and have crossed the 50% mark!
We came out of the gate strong and aren't letting the momentum drop. Thanks to each of you for... Read more
63% to go, and T-Shirts!
25 days to go
27 backers so far
Over 150 LIKES from Facebook
And we got our first orders of shirts in! They're real solid quality and a... Read more
First Day Benchmark
Huge thanks to our day 1 backers:
Justin Hill, Kristi D., Victoria Norris-Diez (My lovely wife), Karen Rosales, Jack Marchetti, Mike Fresch, James DiGioia, Carlos M. Diez, James DiGioia, Bobby... Read more
It's been about two and a half hours since our campaign has launched and we're at $800!! On behalf of the entire Laps crew, THANK YOU to these backers:
Justin... Read more