World Premiere, 2013
I'm really, really excited to announce that The Elders was selected to be in official competition and will premiere at the Independent Film Festval in Boston, this April!
While we... Read more
An update with both Sad and Happy news.
This update is long overdue, but there really hasn't been much to report as of late. I'm still waiting to hear back from a few film festivals but... Read more
The Elders is SO CLOSE to being done - and as I type this, I'm putting together the finishing touches in preparation for the Final Cut screening being held at... Read more
I wanted to send a quick update to let you know how things were going - we are SO close I can taste it! I just listened to... Read more
The Latest...ups and downs.
Hi Everyone! I realized about a week ago that it had been quite a while since I had posted a project update. My apologies!
It's been a busy couple months,... Read more
The rough cut (a rough draft version of the film without things like the score, opening titles, etc) is coming along...it's such a tedious process and at some point one... Read more
The editing process in a documentary film is often long and tedious. I interviewed 20 people for this project, with a few more still on the list. Most of the... Read more
What an amazing trip it's been and what wonderful people I've had the chance to meet and film! June, July and August blazed by and I find myself sort of... Read more
Things are going really well and I'll hit my 15th interview here in the next two days or so. Had three wonderful interviews in Portland Oregon, now off... Read more
I wanted to share this short clip from an interview we had with Doy in Summersville, West Virginia. He had plenty to say and we enjoyed his stories and occasional... Read more
Here we go: Interview 1 a success!
I had the good fortune of spending the 4th of July weekend with old friends in Windsor Vermont. While there, they introduced me to the mother of their high school... Read more
I'm pleased to announce that ZEISS USA (a high end still photo and cinema lens manufacturer) has partnered with 'The Elders' project and have donated the use of $10k worth... Read more
I just wanted to post a quick note and let you know that the new website is live, so feel free to check it out. In the coming... Read more
More good Press!
I hope to have a couple of exciting announcements over the next week, but until those developments are more "official" I'll pass along this article that was just published on... Read more
I'm still in shock. I was expecting to be stressing well into the evening on this - but I'm happy to report that "The Elders" has met the minimum funding... Read more
Stats: 12 Hours to Go
It'll be a photo finish, and I'll have no fingernails left come 11:30 pm tonight. And I'm certainly going to have more gray hair on the sides (as if that's... Read more
Well, we're down to just over one day left and I can tell this is going to be extremely close. I was already going gray, and this has accelerated the... Read more
Again, I wanted to post a thank you for your help getting this project off the ground. It's going to be a nail biter, but I'm feeling pretty... Read more
One Week Left
Wow, this has been the fastest 11 days of my life - and I can't thank you all enough for your support of the project! I've tried to limit my... Read more
Thanks for your continued support as we move forward to our goal. The emails you have sent and links you have shared keep bringing us closer.
I just... Read more
Recommended, and In the NEWS!!
I awoke this morning to find the project 20% funded! Stunned, and humbled. I also saw that the Kickstarter.com staff had promoted the project to the "recommended" page, which was... Read more
I am blown away by the support that has poured in today for this project. Thanks everyone who has pledged on this first day, and feel free to comment and... Read more