World Premiere Announcement
We're very excited to announce that Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows will have its World Premiere at the Chicago International Film Festival this October! We're extremely proud... Read more
Thanks To Our Chicago & NYC Backers!
Over the past two weekends, we held Kickstarter backer events for Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows in Chicago and New York City. In each city we showed a... Read more
The 5th Anniversary Of Our First Shoot
Today is the 5th anniversary of the first shoot we ever did for what would eventually become our documentary, Syl Johnson: Any Way The Wind Blows. To mark the occasion, ... Read more
NYC Party & Fundraiser Sun 12/14
Last week we announced that we're throwing a party in Chicago. We're also throwing a party in New York!
Please join the director, producers and editor of Syl Johnson: Any... Read more
Chicago Party & Fundraiser Saturday 12/6
We're having a party on Saturday, December 6th at 8:30pmat The Whistler in Chicago (2421 N. Milwaukee Avenue). Please join the director, producers, cast and crew of Syl Johnson:... Read more
Syl Johnson meets the Wu-Tang Clan!
The film's producer Michael Slaboch took Syl Johnson to Riot Fest at Chicago's Humbolt Park this weekend to meet up with the Wu-Tang Clan after their performance. Check out photos... Read more
1 Year Anniversary Message From The RZA!
1 year ago today, our Kickstarter campaign was successfully funded.We've had an amazing journey since then, and we hope you've enjoyed following our updates along the way. So much... Read more
Watch RZA Talk About Sampling Syl Johnson!
In a brand new interview, RZA from the Wu-Tang Clan talks to Canadian music journalist Nardwuar about sampling Syl Johnson's song "Different Strokes." Watch below, starting at 16:45 in the... Read more
Happy Birthday Syl Johnson!!!
So much has been happening with the film over the past few months and we thought what better day than Syl Johnson's 78th birthday to let you know about all... Read more
Photos From Our Shoots In Austin, Memphis & Holly Springs
We just got back from an incredible week in Memphis and Mississippi with Syl Johnson.
We were lucky enough to visit Willie Mitchell's Royal Studios where Syl, Al Green, Ann... Read more
Syl Johnson Live At SXSW W/ Hi Rhythm, Snoop Dogg & More!
If you're attending SXSW this year, don't miss Syl Johnson performing live on Saturday, March 15th on the Outdoor Stage in Butler Park!
Syl will be playing along with Hi... Read more
Happy Holidays From Our Crew
We want to wish you all a happy holiday season, and thank you from the bottom of our hearts for supporting this project. All of our backer rewards have now shipped.... Read more
We Interviewed Prince Paul & Peanut Butter Wolf!
We want to share some exciting news with you. Yesterday we interviewed Prince Paul (De La Soul, Gravediggaz, Handsome Boy Modeling School) and Peanut Butter Wolf(Stones Throw Records) about... Read more
Backer Rewards Shipping Soon!
We have some exciting news to share with you today. Our backer rewards are starting to ship out! We've heard from a few people who already received their posters in... Read more
Vote For Us As IndieWire's Project Of The Month
Here's an update to let you know two things. First, production has been going great so far! We've already used some of the money pledged to fly to... Read more
What a month!
We're ecstatic to report that thanks to all 832 of you, we not only reached but vastly exceeded our goal! We can't thank you enough for your... Read more
THANK YOU! And new STRETCH goal!
We hit our goal last night! We want to thank each and every one of you for helping us get there!
In the final hours of the campaign we're... Read more
Vote For Us As IndieWire's Project Of The Week!
Wow! Did you see? We passed $30,000 yesterday! Over 60 new backers contributed almost $3,000 on our biggest day since Day One! We want to say a big THANK YOU... Read more
The Final Week!
Over the past three weeks we’ve raised over $27,000 from over 500 people! It's been amazing so far, but time is running out for people to join our campaign and ... Read more
2 weeks to go! New video & reward added!
We have exactly two weeks to go, and thanks to YOUR incredible support we've raised over 50% of our goal!
Please take a couple of minutes to watch a new... Read more
Week 2 Begins!
Thank you so much to everyone who supported the project during our first week! Because of you, we're almost halfway to our goalalready. We never expected our first 7... Read more
New Reward Levels
If you've already backed our project, we want to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for being an early supporter. Here's a quick update to let you know... Read more
We Did It! We Passed $10,000!
Last night our 200th backer Julian Katz pushed us over $10,000. That's over 25% of entire fundraising goalraised in less than 72 hours. Thanks Julian! We'd also like to... Read more
Day 1: We Do It Together
Hey, everyone - it’s been a truly inspiring first day of this Kickstarter campaign.
We’ve been overwhelmed by the response from both supporters and the media. I mean - wow... Read more