Another great filming trip wraps & your perks in the pipeline!
Howdy dear friends!
It's been a good while since we last shared news of The Penalty as we've been up to our ears getting the film made!
Director Will is... Read more
136% FUNDED - THANK YOU!
On Thursday 6th November, we launched a crowd funding campaign to raise the critical resources we needed to finish filming The Penalty.
30 days later, 502 people have contributed and... Read more
7 hours to go - the sun is setting on our campaign
Dear wonderful backers,
Thank you so much for all of your incredible support over the past 30 days, it's been an amazing journey -- all thanks to you.
We're now... Read more
33 hours on the clock, first stretch goal achieved - onwards to £30K!
Last night, something absolutely magical happened. Not only did we hit our initial target of £20,000 thanks to 425of you, but we then exceeded our stretch goal... Read more
WE MADE IT, THANK YOU!
WOW! Thanks to YOU, we made it - we're fully funded!
That's $30,000 (£20,000) with a cool 52 hours left on the clock.
Your support over the past 28 days... Read more
92% funded, 57 hours to go & Upworthy makes us their birthday present
Thank you! We're 92% funded!
Last night while the UK was sleeping, Adam Mordecai - editor-at-large of Upworthy - asked America to donate to The Penalty as his birthday gift.... Read more
3 days to go, 83% funded, 477,898 voices and The Huffington Post!
Yesterday at 5pm GMT, something magical happened. 477,898 people talked about The Penalty. All at the same time. Here's a glimpse of what that looked like:
Thank you to everyone who... Read more
75% funded, FOUR days to go, ONE united voice
Today is a special day. Not only are we 75% funded (see what that looks like in the photo below),
but we are also preparing for our Thunderclap... Read more
5 days to go - announcing a brand new perk!
Tick tock, tick tock...
The countdown is on with just FIVE DAYS left to reach £20,000. We're on a roll: 260 of you have donated a whopping £13,694 ($21,568). We're... Read more
Shooting People, Thunderclap & 8 days to go!
8 days to go!
We're into the final countdown...8 days and £7,424 to go!
Kickstarter is all or nothing, so these final 8 days are really important. If we don't... Read more
Virgin Unite & a Thanksgiving treat from us to you!
Happy Thanksgiving one and all!
Today, we are grateful to the 211 peoplewho have donated to our campaign, and to the countless others who have given their time, brain... Read more
Amnesty International supports The Penalty & 10 days to go!
We're absolutely over the moon to have the support of Amnesty International today. Head over HERE to read our director Will Francome's account of how a web series on death... Read more
A flurry of support & a brilliant blog from our friends at Death Penalty Focus!
Thank you for the outpouring of support!
It's been a fantastic 24 hours and we are now oh...so...close to the $14,000 mark.
If you haven't already seen it, check out... Read more
Sister Helen Prejean, Upworthy & 12 days to go!
Huge thanks to the inimitable Sister Helen Prejean for her support for The Penalty - we're really honoured.
It's been a good couple of days here at The Penalty HQ,... Read more
Add your voice to the debate - join our Thunderclap!
Help us shout even louder about The Penalty - join our Thunderclap!
Susan Sarandon and 120 backers!
Well, it's been quite a day!
We were blown away to receive this message of support from the inimitable Susan Sarandon:
You can join Susan in her support by tweeting... Read more
Thank you Washington D.C.!
Our tour comes to an end, but the campaign continues!
First things first - an ENORMOUS thank you for all of your support so far. It's been a whirlwind of... Read more
We're on Gawker! New York launch tonight!
We're really excited that our blog-crush Gawker has an exclusive clip from the film today!
Click HERE to see what all the fuss is about.
New York launch tonight!
And... Read more
"This is the film that's going to give the big picture approach we need to engage people"
Those are the words of Jeff Adachi, Public Defender of the City and County of San Francisco. Last night we were honoured to have Jeff speak at our San Francisco... Read more
We have touch down - see you tomorrow San Francisco!
We've just touched down in San Francisco!
Thank you so much for all of your incredible support over the last three days - we've been deeply moved by your messages... Read more
The first 24 hours have been a blast!
An enormous thank you to everyone who came to our London launch last night!
What a night! If you missed it, check out the fabulous photos snapped by The Penalty... Read more