Back from the dead...
Hey look, we're on Twitter! So you can follow us, and I can't promise that every Tweet will be a quote from American literature, but some might, so that's something.... Read more
What the hell?
Remember when we raised money to make a movie in the middle of the woods and then we went to Maine and made the movie and no one got shot... Read more
If you follow me on Twitter (or, really anyone for that matter), you've probably heard of the campaign running right now for Jack Marchetti's 4 OF A KIND.... Read more
So...long time, no update.
Sorry about that.
So right now I'm listening to the first pass of the score. That's right, the score. Which means that, slowly but surely, we're... Read more
Right now, I'm at Sundance, which has been pretty productive. I've been hanging out a little with Jonny Mars, who's in a short (HELLION) that's playing, and talking to a... Read more
I know we've been a little light on the updates lately, but rest assured, we're working.
We're pretty close to picture lock (I'm kind of finicky with picture lock), and with... Read more
Yes, you read that correctly.
Here's what's been happening since we last updated you:
Maybe 2 weeks ago, I came to the realization that I was really getting to the... Read more
UP COUNTRY on Film Snobbery
I'm sure you all know this already, but we're in the final hours of the Year Without Rent Kickstarter campaign. It's kind of epic. Go, throw in a buck or... Read more
Hopefully you all had a good Christmas or Festivus or whatever it is you celebrate.
We have a quick update we thought you might be interested in.
Earlier today Film... Read more
image #5...or is it 6?
We have a couple of things for you today.
First up, this kind of snuck out the other day, so you may have kind of seen it already,... Read more
Images! Plus, a special deal, only for you.
So we've been a little quiet (but not too quiet, we hope), but mostly because we've been working on stuff.
Farther down in this update, we've got 5... Read more
That's a wrap
So as you may or may not have heard, we have wrapped production on Up Country. For fun, here's an idea of the schedule (roughly)
Sept 9:... Read more
We start filming today.
I thought I was going to have time to write an update today, but...yeah.
I can pretty easily upload stuff to the facebook page and twitter... Read more
This time next week...
...we'll be filming. Are you getting nervous? Because I am.
It's been a crazy pre-production process. We've gotten people to sign on, lost them, gotten them back, and lost them... Read more
Novella: Chapter 10
Two things for you today. Obviously one of them is Chapter 10, but we have some casting news for you:
The part of "John" will be played by Aaron J.... Read more
Novella: Chapter 9
Ok, so a little bit of a delay, but here's Chapter 9.
Remember, if you have friends who aren't backers but are reading the chapters, the chapters will be free... Read more
Well we made it, and with 12 hours to spare.
A million thanks to everyone who made it happen.
And now...we have to make a movie (gulp).
There are still... Read more
Novella: Chapter 8
We're really getting down to the wire now. Thanks so much to the 83 people who have already backed us. We're very nearly at the end.
A quick note about... Read more
Novella: Chapter 7
Ok, we're coming down the home stretch. Remember, our deadline is Friday at 11:59pm EDT, and if we don't hit the goal by then, we get nothing.
The chapters are... Read more
Novella Chapter 6
Hey everyone, so we've only got 5 days left and a long way to go. Please spread the word about our little campaign to your circle of friends. Remember, if... Read more
7 days? Really? Oh boy. I'm starting to get nervous. We're $1,822 away from our goal. If we don't hit it, then we get zero. Nada.
Obviously, we'd like to... Read more
The beginning of the end
I just wanted to give you an update on what all is going on around this project you've so generously backed.
We've got just over a week remaining... Read more
Sure it's a little late, but I have a good excuse. The money came in a big burst over the holiday as I was driving 800 miles to Maine with... Read more
The Novella: Chapter 4
Well we had a single big backer come through today (everyone say hi to our new Associate Producer John Cole), and so Chapter 4 comes earlier than we thought. It's... Read more
A Early Look at Chapter 3
Earlier today, in an effort to minimize the number of emails people have to read, I leaked Chapter 3 of the novella to my production company's mailing list. Then the... Read more
Our pitch video
Thanks again for your generosity in backing this project. We just have a couple of updates for you:
++ Our pitch video is (finally) up. So if you've... Read more
The first thing John noticed was the darkness. Kind of like walking into a cave. Here and there a shaft of sunlight hit the ground, but for the... Read more
I've decided that in the process of raising $$ and working on Up Country(or whatever we end up calling it), to release the story in serialized novella form. Every... Read more