DPF is done, done!
That's right! The film is done, done…my colorist/finisher is shipping me the drive with all final versions for web, dvd, blu-ray, & theaters. We even have a 5.1 surround... Read more
BETTER THAN A FILM AWARD
Better than winning a film award is knowing that you've made a lasting difference. Below is an interview transcript that is deeply rewarding to us...
The 43 year old woman... Read more
Partnership with Universal Music Group Taksim Edition
Mario met with some new friends at Universal Music Group Taksim Edition in Istanbul. It went well, very well!
They are going to be creating custom music for Dance the... Read more
DPF accepted by the Int'l Documentary Association!
We want to share some exciting news. Dance the Past Into the Future has been accepted by one of the world's leading documentary associations, the IDA. See them... Read more
Mud Run to Fund DPF!
This Saturday my wife Angela and I (Mario) will compete in a 5K mud run, the Xtreme Gladiator, in northern Arizona.
This will be a metaphoric expression of filmmaking realities,... Read more
Picking up Steam!
It's amazing how far your initial donations have taken us. Thank you. We have more exciting updates for you now.
Last night I (Mario) met with one of... Read more
DPF in National News (Turkey)
Just some quick exciting news. I (Mario) just finished interviewing with Sabah News here in Turkey, a highly-read, nation-wide news outlet. The article will be both in PRINT... Read more
Glory Days V. Grunt Work
Remember when we were posting photos and stories of our adventures filming and living in the mountainous villages. Those were the glory days!!!
But what's going on now? It's a... Read more
Sample visuals of "Dance the Past Into the Future"
We took some screen captures of the film. There's a lot more visuals where this came from! But enjoy the samples for now...
Things are progressing well in post-production.... Read more
Watch the Film Sooner than Later
Dance the Past Into the Futurewill not be sold as a DVD, Video-on-Demand, or digital download UNTIL AFTER screenings at Film Festivals and pitching to distributors and TV channels.... Read more
Celebrate WITH Us & Next Steps
We met our phase 1 funding goal of 6,480! And we did it with just 61 Backers. We are so grateful for each and every person who took the time... Read more
Time is running out. Filming work is not!
Project itinerary snapshot
---Time is running out for funding. But our filming work is plentiful.
Between now and Aug 31st
* Ramadan's 30 day fast, final day celebrations.
* Urban life... Read more
Here's one opinion about our documentary project from a young Turkish lady in her 20's.
"I think the project is great because Turkey's old cultures are close to being forgotten... Read more
Snapshot of progress
We've had 56 people in front of the camera in 25 interviews & 17 quick street interviews in 2 different cities. Wow! 42 interviews total (8 more planned). Plus about... Read more
OUR LOVE FOR YOU & SOME NITTY GRITTY REALITY
This documentary is turning out to have more potential than we anticipated. This means more interviews, more scenes, which also means more hard drive space and more translations and transcriptions... ... Read more
Just a quick reminder to you, our beloved Backers.
We are keeping a steady stream of updates on the DPF fan page on Facebook.
New Behind the Scenes images uploaded... Read more
Behind the Scenes
Make sure you check out the Behind the Scenes stuff on our Fan Page...
Funding has plateaued for the moment, which is normal... but, hey, got any... Read more