One year ago today we launched a little Kickstarter campaign to help us finish THIS IS OURS. And a year ago we started wearing the same shirt for 32 days... Read more
Tacoma Film Festival
The Tacoma Film Festival is almost here! Every year this festival has amazing programming and we can't wait to enjoy all it has to offer. (And I'm not just saying... Read more
TIO will play in Tacoma!
Tickets are now up and available for our screening next month at the Tacoma Film Festival through our website - http://tiofilm.com/
It will be our first official screening in the... Read more
An exciting new venture with Kino Nation.
Good morning TIO Backers!
Excited to tell you about a new venture we're undertaking. A few days ago I came across a blog post on Ted Hope's site Hope For... Read more
Backer Rewards have been sent!
Our backer rewards have been sent out! Check your digital/physical mailboxes to receive all your goodies. :-)
Let me know if you encounter any issues or have any questions. Thank... Read more
Another great review, this time from Film Threat!
Over the weekend we received a nice review from the talented folks over at Film Threat.
For those that don't know about Film Threat it "delivers the best in... Read more
Short Film goodness!
Happy summer wonderful TIO backers!
Wanted to send you a little note with exciting news - two of our short films are now available to view online!
SENIOR SHOWCASE was... Read more
Rewards coming soon!
Happy Monday everyone!
Hope you're all enjoying the start of summer! We're excited to see what this season brings - we're hoping it will be many talks with distributors... Read more
Tomorrow's the big day!
Update on the big event tomorrow for those in the LA area!
Meet and Greet before the film - 7:30p, Lobby Bar, The Renaissance Hotel (next door to Highland/Hollywood Complex).... Read more
Ticket Info for World Premiere of TIO!
Happy Monday everyone!
Wanted to pass along our screening information for Dances with Films. If you're in the Los Angeles area, we'd love to see you at the big event!... Read more
TIO Color Update!
First, thank you to those who came out for our cast/crew/supporter screening! The night was a great success. It was such an honor for us to show the film to... Read more
From the recording studio AGAIN!
Is everyone getting excited for the exclusive cast/crew/supporter screening next Thursday? We are! Well, in-between our bouts of nervousness, heart palpitations and cold sweats. :-)
Hope everyone had a great Valentine's... Read more
From the recording studio!
We're sending an update today from the recording studio where we've started capturing the various instruments that will become score for the film.
Today's session is the cello played by... Read more
TIO score spotting and sound design
Howdy TIO backers!
Wanted to take a moment in all the post-production excitement to send you a little update. Kris, Jon (Sound designer), Eric (Composer) and I got together the... Read more
Merry Festivus to our Backers!
Wanted to send a very special happy holidays to all of you. You've truly made our dreams come true and we can't thank you enough.
We also wanted to take... Read more
Update from the Editing Room - #2
Happy Wednesday beloved TIO Backers!
Wanted to give you a little update on the editing process. We're getting closer to picture lock! For those that don't know, picture lock is... Read more
Update from the Editing Room!
Hidy Ho wonderful TIO backers!
Wanted to give you all a little update on our post-production progress.
It's officially winter in Seattle which means it's socially acceptable to keep our... Read more
We did it!!!
Thanks to all of you we reached our goal! THIS IS OURS now has what it needs to be finished right and released to the world.
Kris and I are... Read more
24 hours left to go!
We're finally here - 24 hours away from the end of the campaign. And we're 91% funded! Because of each and every one of you. What's been the most exciting... Read more
Another $1,000 matched!
Thanks to all of you we successfully raised $1,024 yesterday which lead to a $1,000 match - meaning $2,024 total! We are now really close to our goal.
This match... Read more
Another Donor Match Day!
This morning we were approached by another generous donor pledging to match any new gift or increased pledge for the next 24 hours - up to $1,000! That means we... Read more
THREE days left!
We've surpassed the $10,000 mark and are getting closer to reaching our goal! Many thanks to all of you - our awesome backers - for getting us to this point. ... Read more
A personal message from Wonder Russell
Happy Monday everyone. We're 67% funded with 4 days to go!
Wonder Russell (who plays Sandy) wanted to take this opportunity to record a video message talking about her involvement... Read more
Matt Harrison - Props Master/ Production Design
Whew. What a couple of days. We're now 159 backers strong and have $9,571 pledged. That's 67% of our goal! We have a little ways yet to reach... Read more
Matching Campaign Successful!!
We did it! 24 hours and $1,009 pledged which will then be matched ($1K) by our generous donors - Glass Forest Entertainment. This means we raised $2,009 in one day! ... Read more
Another clip from THIS IS OURS
Just in case the first 7 minutes wasn't enough, we decided to release another clip! This time we're releasing this clip to the public - hoping to entice more people... Read more
Tim Vernor - Craft Services/Catering
We are now at 43% funded! Let's continue this momentum and reach that goal line! Thank you for continuing to spread the word.
And don't forget! Tomorrow night we'll be... Read more
Naomi Hiramoto - Hair/Makeup/Wardrobe
Well, here we are, the last 11 days of the campaign. It's been a wild ride! And we have a feeling it's about to get crazy - in... Read more
Will Chase - UPM
Happy Friday everyone! We have two weeks left in our campaign and are currently at 37%. We have a ways to go but we're in a good position! Thank you... Read more
A YEAR WITHOUT RENT - Update #1
Lucas McNelly with A YEAR WITHOUT RENT visited our set and documented our film shoot. For those that don't know Lucas, he started A YEAR WITHOUT RENT to travel the... Read more
First Cut of THIS IS OURS
Last night Kris and I sat down to watch the first cut of our film. It was super exciting and at the same time a little scary. I... Read more
Topher Farrell - All things Sound
Hi everyone! Wanted to get back to introducing our amazing cast/crew. Next up, our sound man Topher Farrell!
(Side note - tonight for the first time I'll be seeing all... Read more
Thank you Video #2!
We have so many wonderful backers - almost 80! And here's a video of Jane and me thanking our second set of them.
Kris and Amy spent all evening last... Read more
The Scaringis - 2nd AC/Grip and Script Supervisor/DIT/Assistant Editor
Happy Halloween Monday everyone! We now have 78 backers and $4,731! That means only $9,529 and 18 days to reach our goal. We're making great progress! Thank you to all... Read more
Wanted to take a moment to give you a little video update on the shirts. And Jane takes time out of her busy schedule of sleeping, eating and cleaning herself... Read more
Kit Boyer - 1st AC
Happy Wednesday everyone! It's been a little quiet this week so we thought we would spice things up a little bit. If you can help us reach the milestone of... Read more
Jonathan Houser - Director of Photography
Happy Monday everyone! We're one week into our campaign and we've already broke $4,000! And it is all thanks to each and every one of you. :-)
Let's keep the... Read more
Mark Carr as Eric in ‘This is Ours’
We have as of this morning 56 backers and $3,306.01! We're humbled by the response and support we've received so far. Thank you!
We want to continue our special updates... Read more
Thank you Video!
We now have 51 backers and a whopping $3,086! Thank you! We still have a long way to go but we've made a good dent early in the game. Help... Read more
Wonder Russell as Sandy in ‘This is Ours’
We are almost at $3,000! So thankful for all the support we've received thus far.
And here is another installment on the cast/crew of 'This is Ours'. The wonderful and... Read more
Ernie Joesph as Will in ‘This is Ours’
We broke the $2,000 mark thanks to all of you! I think it's also because we're wearing our shirts... ;-) (See Update #1 for explanation)
Now to continue introducing you... Read more
Karie Gonia as Karen in ‘This is Ours’
It's Day 2 and we're close to reaching $2,000! Thank you!
We wanted to use our updates to introduce you to the people behind 'This is Ours'. Each update will... Read more
Good Luck Charms
We recorded a little video to thank you for making our first day so successful - over $1,000 in nine hours!
And, we may have gotten a little superstitious about... Read more