The Last Ring Home listed on HistoryHitTV for an exceptional two weeks
NEWS! It's been a while since I last wrote, but I'm delighted to share the new news (as of today)! HistoryHitTV, a new online TV channel dedicated to all... Read more
9/11 in New York and a surprise write-up by LinkedIn
I hope that you had a lovely summer. I just wanted to give you a couple of pieces of quick news about The Last Ring Home.
First, if you happen... Read more
News Flash: Book Wins Award!
I'm most excited to tell you -- before anyone else -- that my book, The Last Ring Home, just won an Excellence Award. I'm most chuffed. A few weeks... Read more
New listing, new airings and more events
The Last Ring Home... rings again!
On this Memorial Day 2018, I'm delighted to bring to you some new news for The Last Ring Home. This includes a new listing,... Read more
The Last Ring Home is up on iTunes now!
To my special supporters here on Kickstarter, I wanted to let you know that the film is now available on iTunes in 69 territories around the world! Wahoo!All you... Read more
New news .... Film festival, SF Screenings and Worldwide Distribution
Three pieces of update
1/ Worldwide distribution.
I am super excited to announce that I just inked a seven-year deal with ShortsTV for worldwide distribution of the film. Shorts TV,... Read more
HUGE ! Memorial Day Weekend 2017
This weekend, The Last Ring Home will be aired over 600 times across the US. Most exciting. MPT has reported that this film has achieved 83% coverage(of the US),... Read more
Latest Scheduling on TV - Released on World Channel
The schedule on American public television (including PBS) is rolling out and, yesterday, I received word that The Last Ring Home has been scheduled on public television's WORLD Channel. It is... Read more
New Awards and the May Schedule on PBS/APT!
Dear friends, family and supporters of The Last Ring Home,
Next week, the film starts rolling out on American Public Television (PBS) stations across the US (and Canada). The dates,... Read more
Annapolis Film Festival, New Awards and A Request
So, in the realm of GREAT news, The Last Ring Homehas just won a few more laurels, including being nominated for BEST PICTURE and BEST DIRECTOR at... Read more
Update with some wonderful news...
Dear Kickstarter supporters,
I wanted to update on some more (good) news.
FILM FESTIVAL. First, I just got word that the GI Film Festival has selected The Last Ring Home... Read more
Hot off the press - Annapolis Film Festival
As you guys have been my number 1 fans, I wanted to let you know first:
Overnight, I received an email announcing that The Last Ring Homehas been accepted... Read more
Memorial Day here we come!
In avant premiere, I wanted to announce to you -- my wonderful Kickstarter backers -- that American Public Television(APT) has accepted my proposition and we're now jetting through... Read more
Exciting news on The Last Ring Home - ebook, audiobook and more
It's been a while since I sent an update. Hopefully, you enjoyed a wonderful holiday break. In the realm of updates on my side, I have several things to announce. Please... Read more
Goodies being prepared, one more screening and a Lady-like review!
So, a week after the successful closure of the Kickstarter campaign, I am coming back down to earth and have recruited a few kind elfs to help me in sending... Read more
Magnificent Monday Morning
With a flurry of last minute activity, I am thrilled to announce that the Kickstarter campaign was a resounding success. On Saturday morning, with 36 hours left, it seemed we... Read more
The Kickstarter Campaign Winds Down with A Boost
These are the very last hours of the Kickstarter campaign. It closes at midnight tonight (Nov 27) London time (e.g. 7PM EST). Three pieces of good news over the last... Read more
My Last Day
Today I fly back to my hearth in London after a 21-day trip that covered 2 countries, 7 states and 18 events. Over this span, I spoke to and/or screened... Read more
Just 3 Days To Go Until....
I can sincerely say that this Kickstarter campaign has been another type of labor of love... One of the challenges has been constantly explaining the difference between the initial $6K... Read more
Monday Morning... a flurry of snow and more news
So, it is Monday November 21 and we hosted a marvelous event last night in Concord at the Cleary's. We had my father's roommate from Groton and Yale on hand.... Read more
Casual Sunday morning - The last week and a new video hot off the press
I am now in Concord MA. There are two more events in the Boston area (Concord tonight at 5PM and Burlington on Nov 22 at 630PM). There are still tickets... Read more
Today, I am back in Annapolis, speaking at the local Rotary Club and this evening at the Annapolis Book store. Tomorrow (the 18th) will be a BIG day,... Read more
Veterans Day Ceremony at WWII Museum in Bedford VA
The Veterans Day Ceremony at the Bedford WWII Museum was a great event. It was a sunny, crisp day and the event lasted about an hour. There were 1,000 people... Read more
Veterans Day / Armistice Day - A BIG DAY!
Today is November 11th and it is a truly important day for me, the film and all that this project means.
By way of update, yesterday, I spoke to a... Read more
Best Foreign Film Award at the Charleston International Film Festival
I just finished my trip to Charleston and came back with some extra glassware to carry around with me for the next three weeks on the road! Can hardly believe... Read more
The Campaign Continues from Strength to... Charleston
Just to let you know that we have now had 75 backers and are 61% of the way there. Thanks so much to all of you!!
The press... Read more
Sumptuous Screening Event at Clerkenwell London
Last night, the good folk at the quirky and cool lifestyle venue, Clerkenwell London, hosted a screening of my film, The Last Ring Home. And it was no... Read more
Article in the Main Line Times
Article in the Mainline Times (Philadelphia), by Linda Stein. (Thanks to Carla Joy Zambelli for getting me hooked up!) Good coverage of the Premiere as well as announcing the event... Read more
50 Backers - Another Milestone Reached
A big thank you to the 50 people who have backed my project and we're now just over 50% of the way there. There are another 30 days left starting... Read more
The First Major Review of My Book....
This review of my book was published over the weekend in Asia Times. It is signed Joyce Lau: "A navy officer’s journey from the South to prisoner of war."
First Reviews of the Film
I am happy to post the first few reviews of the film from the Premiere last week.
"Minter's film is one that will stay in your mind for... Read more
I am most excited to say that we're halfway there already... after just five days. Thanks so much to the 38 backers who have contributed so generously. Every little bit... Read more
Other VIP Attendees at the Premiere
With permission granted, I wanted to let you know about two other special people who attended the Premiere and whose presence had special meaning for me: Sue Peake and General Sir... Read more
Minimum Reached! The Next Target Ahead
I am ever so grateful that we reached the minimum level ($6K) to get this Kickstarter funded. In fact, much to my surprise, we did so in the... Read more
World Premiere in London
Last night was the world premiere of The Last Ring Homeat the beautiful Queens Club in West London. With many tennis courts around, there was the echo with my... Read more