Rewards are starting to be sent!
Once again, thank you for all your patience and continued support! As we continue to pack up the rewards, we're bringing them over to the post office to get... Read more
By now, most of you have filled out the reward survey that provides me with the information needed to ship your rewards, but there are a few stragglers... Read more
CODES ARE DONE! My sincerest apologies for the delay
I wanted to sincerely apologize for the delay in getting everyone there codes, you helped bring this project to life and you did not deserve waiting, I should... Read more
1500 Down 2000 to go!
I apologize in the delay in getting your codes, just rest assured we are working on it, I even have my pregnant wife helping tomorrow while I am... Read more
Your Digital Download Codes
Today I am going to start sending pledgers their Vimeo code to access your digital copy of the film.
Those of you who receive your code today, you... Read more
OCT. 17! YOU GET YOUR DIGITAL COPY OF THE FILM!
What a crazy ride this has been, and it's incredible to think it's only just begun.
The film was amazingly well received by audiences in Iceland, London, Toronto,... Read more
Atlanta & Lancaster Tugg Events now LIVE!
Two Tugg events are now live and ready to start taking ticket orders, lets make sure to support if we can, lets help ensure they hit their ticket... Read more
Media & News at TIFF
I just thought I would share some of the exciting media buzz at TIFF.
As you know, sadly we did not get accepted to TIFF this year, but... Read more
Book The Culture High to YOUR local theatre or Campus TODAY!
As we mentioned before The Culture Highhas joined forces with Tugg.com http://www.tugg.com/titles/the-culture-high a web-platform that helps individuals, groups, and organizations setup personalized movie screenings, to help share films... Read more
Rewards, Release Info & More
My apologies for the absence or lack of updates, the team and I have been running around with our heads cut off in order to deliver everything to... Read more
TCH Accepted to Cinéfest Film Festival
TCH has been accepted to its first film festival "Cinéfest Sudbury International Film Festival"
We are still waiting/hoping to Have the world Premiere at TIFF, but Cinéfest is a great... Read more
Bring The Culture High to a theater near you with Tugg!
VERY EXCITED to announce that we have partnered with TUGG for our US theatrical release!
Tugg is a web-platform that lets YOU bring the movies you want to... Read more
Festival Submissions, Kickstarter Rewards & Release Update
As some of you may have noticed on our social media sites, we have sent a rough cut of the film to some very prestigious film festivals Toronto... Read more
Toronto International Film Festival Submission Has Been Sent
After an absolutely gruelling 6 weeks, we have submitted a rough cut of the film to the Toronto International Film Festival, unfortunately the submission was only a rough... Read more
DONT WORRY ABOUT ADDRESS CHANGES!
Just wanted to send a friendly reminder about address changes, if you have recently moved and are worried about reciving your rewards, don't be!
As we have said before,... Read more
Hope everyone had a great weekend with family and friends, and enjoyed the release of the teaser trailer, if you missed the teaser yesterday, below is a link... Read more
Teaser Trailer is now LIVE! Happy Easter Everyone
It has been a long haul, but the first glimpse at footage of the film is now live on Youtube!
As we have said in the past, this... Read more
TCH Teaser update!
So the TCH teaser will officially release on April 20th 2014!
Our apologies for the delay, but our distributor Phase 4 Films thinks its best for the film not... Read more
Just wanted to give an update on the 1min teaser, it is finished and waiting to be released.
Right now we are waiting on some last minute legal... Read more
Teaser Releases This Month
We are aiming to have the 1 minute teaser done by January 19th and release it during the Sundance film festival.
This will be the first release of... Read more
Sundance Teaser release & somt other cool stuff
So Brett and Stevo have been working tirelessly logging and editing footage for the last 4 weeks, we couldn't be more exited about the content we have from... Read more
The David Family & Joe Rogan interview
So today was one of those days that reminds the crew and I why we became filmmakers.
Very few times in life are we afforded an opportunity to... Read more
Release Dates, Credits & Gifts
So we are getting down to our final days of filming and what an adventure and learning experience it has been, just when you think you have a... Read more
London Real Podcast
Just wanted to let you know, the free itunes podcast I did with London Real is now up, I had a ton of fun and really enjoyed being... Read more
Spain, release dates & More!
So after a rough start in Barcelona with one of our bags not arriving with our tripods, today's shoot turned out AWESOME!
We interviewed Arjan Roskam A.K.A strainer... Read more
Sir Richard Branson Interview
We just finished an excellent interview with Sir Richard Branson.
It was a genuine honour for Sir Richard to take the time to sit down with us and... Read more
Add former deputy Drug Czar to the list!
We keep learning More and MORE!
We just finished two amazing interviews, first with Mike Trace, who is chair of the International Drug Policy Consortium and former deputy UK drug... Read more
Interview with "Mr. Nice" A.K.A Howard Marks
What an interesting interview!
Howard Marks was very funny, fascinating and super enjoyable interview, probably in my top 5 interviews I have ever conducted.
Howard graduated with a degree in... Read more
London Real podcast
The London Real podcast has invited me to be on the show this Saturday the 14th be sure to tune in, or if you have any questions for... Read more
First day in the UK
Today was our first day of filming in the UK and it did not disappoint.
We had the honour of going back to parliament, this time in London... Read more
Off to the UK & Spain
My apologies for no updates lately, but we have been working hard organizing a large production trip to the UK.
We have an amazing list of people from... Read more
Professor David Nutt confirmed!
We are very excited to announce that professor David Nutt has confirmed to be interviewed when we travel to the UK.
Professor Nutt is British psychiatrist and neuropsychopharmacologist specialising in... Read more
Wiz Khalifa was a really cool interview!
I was a fan of Wiz Khalifa before, but I became an ever greater fan after today.
Wiz is a REALLY cool guy, super funny too, we had a blast... Read more
Black & Yellow
VERY EXCITED to announce we will be interviewing young hip hop sensation Wiz Khalifa this Saturday in Toronto.
You have probably listened to his hit songs "Black & Yellow" and... Read more
Wow, what a treat! I can't express how unbelievably happy we are with the experience that visionary speaker Howard Bloom (The Global Brain) has provided for us this evening. He... Read more
Brett takes a little Bonk on the noggin
Just finished an AWESOME interview with Ed Burns, former Baltimore Police detective & co-creator of the TV series "The Wire"
As we were packing up Brett smacked his head on... Read more
Interview with Harvard Law Professor CHECK!
Just finished a very interesting interview Charles Nesson professor of Law at Harvard Law School!
Back to the books tonight, knowledge was dropped and researched needs to be done.
Driving... Read more
Interview with Harvard Economist CHECK!
Another great interview with Jeffrey Miron American economist at Harvard University!
Jeffrey is 1 of only 4 people to return from The Union.
Now we are setting up our next... Read more
What a Historical & Knowledgable shoot day
Dr. Lester Grinspoon did not disappoint!
What an AWESOME interview! We learned so much today and it was like learning from your wise and kind grandfather, only this grandfather was... Read more
After 20hrs of travel we have arrived out east
Well after a redeye flight out of Vancouver at 10:25pm yesterday!
Than clearing customs in Chicago at 5:00am only to land at LGA in New York with one of our... Read more
Ed Burns Producer, writer & co-creator of the HBO series The Wire Confirms for July 27th
SO EXCITED TO ANNOUNCE THAT ED BURNS HAS CONFIRMED TO BE INTERVIEWED!
Ed Burns, is not only the co-creator of the hit HBO show The Wire, Burns was also a former... Read more
Grinspoon, Bloom & Miron dates locked!
We are delighted to announced that Dr. Lester Grinspoon will be back for another interview in The Culture High!
Only this time we are not only doing a... Read more
The Culture High website is up & running!
It's a little late, but better late than never, we have just been so busy with booking our shooting schedules and interviewee's, that we haven't had the time... Read more
2 More GREAT Interviewee's confirmed
We are VERY excited to announced that brilliant writers/scholars of our generation have confirmed to be interviewed for the film and we couldn't be more excited.
Is an... Read more
Dr. Igor Grant dropped some knowledge today!
So we just finished another long, but successful day of filming with Dr. Igor Grant MD University of California!
Learning so much cool and interesting things from these various professionals,... Read more
Brian Redban Interview Deathsquad studio
Brian did not disappoint!
He was funny, articulate and entertaining, so pumped to have him part if the project.
Here are some photos
Judge Jim Gray Interview
Had an EXCELLENT! EXCELLENT! Interview with Judge Jim Gray, my mind is still spinning from the things I learned today.
Tonight we interview Brian "RedBan" Reichle POWERFUL!
More... Read more
Behind the scenes with Dr. Donald Taskin UCLA
So after a long day 5:30am to 9pm we were able to secure two EXCELLENT interviews.
My apologies for not getting behind the scenes photos with retired deputy police chief... Read more
AHHHHH WORST FILM MAKERS WORST NIGHTMARE
Right as we're getting into some amazing insight into the effects of Marijuana on the lungs from one of the worlds most respected pulmonary specialist Dr. Donald Taskin MD UCLA... Read more
1 down 1 to go!
Just finished an amazing interview with retired deputy police chief Stephen Downing now to do our second interview of the day with Dr. Donald Tashkin UCLA
Home for a few days then back to LA
So we are flying back to LA on monday to film some more, we have an AWESOME lineup next week.
Steve Downing (Former Deputy Police Chief)
Dr. Donald... Read more
Two More Powerful Interviewee's confirmed
We have confirmed two more GREAT interviewee's!
Seriously cant wait to see what knowledge we can learn from these two amazing professionals.
Dr. Igor Grant M.D.
Is an American psychiatrist.... Read more
GREAT! GREAT! GREAT! Interviews with "The Young Turks"
3 POWERFUL interviews today!
We really for some AMAZING stuff, knowledge was dropped and only gets us more excited about the film potential to inspire others.
Doing street interviews tomorrow... Read more
Insane in the Membrane!
Interview CONFIRMED with B-Real from Cypress Hill!
So excited to sit down with B-Real and hear his perspective, I grew up listening B-Real and Cypress Hill in high school.
More... Read more
On set with The Young Turks (TYT)
So cool to be on set and watch TYT at work!
Getting some great B-Roll, interviews with Cenk, Ana and Cara will be tomorrow!
LOTS more updates to come
Kind... Read more
The Young Turks & Cara Santa Maria
We are interviewing THE YOUNG TURKS! YAHOOOOO!
We truly feel HONORED to be able to sit down with Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian and Cara Santa Maria and have them be part of... Read more
Photo's & News from Today
Here are photo's from today's shoot in the grow-op!
POWERFUL Joe Rogan and I connected today and he confirmed he will interview and be apart of the... Read more
Great Shoot Day & Another Great Confirmation
I will keep this update short & sweet!
Here are some photos from todays shoot, going back tomorrow for some more cool stuff!
We also confirmed Dr. Donald Tashkin
Emeritus... Read more
2 More GREAT Interviewee's Secured
Been a busy morning, while I have been waiting for Brett and Stephen to arrive from the coast, before we head off to film several large indoor grow... Read more
Grow Op filming tomorrow!
So tomorrow director Brett Harvey & producer Stephen Green are driving in from the coast to get two FULL shoot days of several large Marijuana Grow operations.
We... Read more
Former DEA Senior Intelligence Research Specialist Sean Dunagan is confirmed to be interviwed
VERY EXCITED to announce we have secured an interview with former DEA agent Sean Dunagan.
Also I wanted to encourage everyone to follow us on twitter @theculturehigh and on Facebook this... Read more
Hey Kickstarter Supporters!
This sunday's shoot was a HUGE success, we truly we able to get some AMAZING footage with Dr. Gabor Maté and former Vancouver police officer and solicitor... Read more
Up Coming Interviews & Shoot Days
Hope everyone is having a wonderful May long weekend, the crew and I have forfeited our weekend to research and interview the brilliant Dr. Gabor Maté, truly... Read more
Some EXCITING news!
So The Culture High team is REALLY excited to announce that we have recently added and very talented member to our production crew, Andrew Napier.
Andrew recently won... Read more
Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Social Media & Next Shoot
After having an amazing conversation, with the brilliant and always interesting Dr. Lester Grinspoon yesterday, I thought I would share and post another update.
For those of you... Read more
The non-magical part of film-making!
So after the exciting interview with Snoop, the production had to get ALL of the non-magical part of the production done, in fact, I would refer to it... Read more
First Interview for The Culture High is a POWERFUL one........ SNOOP!
Sorry for the delay or lack of updates, but now that the production is in full swing, there will be many more and much more frequent.
On Wednesday... Read more
Happy New Year Everyone! Hoping for a HUGE 2013
Hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season with friends and family, I know I did, but now I'm ready to get back at it and start the 16-18hr production days.... Read more
Moving forward, weekly updates (even if boring)
My apologies for not sending more updates lately, something that moving forward I promise to do my best to post a weekly update.
There just really hasn't been... Read more
Researching and lining up potential interviewee's
My apologies for not updating more recently, but we have just been deep into research and lining up potential interviewee subjects, you'll be happy to know that we... Read more
Survey & 1st Production Meeting
My apologies for not posting any updates lately, but there really hasn't been anything exciting or worth while to post about, it's just been a lot of paperwork... Read more
Only 2 more days to get the Amazon payments sorted out!
There is only today, and tomorrow, remaining for people to correct their error (If you had any) with you're Amazon payment for the project.
As we mentioned before,... Read more
Hello AWESOME Kickstarter backers,
I know many of you have been asking if you missed the survey for your rewards, don't worry, you haven't missed it, I have yet to... Read more
WE DID IT! THANKS TO YOU'RE AMAZING SUPPORT!
This whole kickstarter experience has been such inspirational journey, we knew in our hearts that would achieve our kickstarter goal, but it is still so surreal to see over 3500... Read more
28hrs Remaining! EXCITING!
We are down to the final hours of the campaign and what an exciting experience this has been, THANK YOU EVERYONE for the unreal support, we simply can’t thank you... Read more
What Happens When the Kickstarter Campaign is over? Answers are Here!
What an amazing journey this entire kickstarter experience has been, we truly can’t thank you enough for the incredible support.
There have been many of you... Read more
One Mountain Climbed - The Train Rolls On!!!
What a monumental day! The Culture High team would like to extend an enormous thank you to all those involved in making this little film a reality! It's been... Read more
WE DID IT! WE DID IT! WE DID IT! THANK U THANK U THANK U
SOOOOO AMAZING WE DID IT! I'm driving right now so I have to make this quick will send a more detailed post later tonight, but THANK YOU EVERYONE for the... Read more
ONLY 4% AWAY FROM ACHIVING OUR GOAL
THANKS TO YOU, WE ARE ONLY 4% AWAY FROM REACHING OUR KICKSTARTER GOAL & WE SIMPLY CANT THANK YOU ENOUGH FOR THE AMAZING SUPPORT.
We... Read more
WE HAVE BROKE A CANADIAN RECORD!!!!!
Culture High backers, we have set a new Canadian record on kickstarter.
To date the largest kickstarter campaign (in the category of film & video) coming out of... Read more
Super successful Money Bomb yesterday! thank you everyone!
Our sincerest thanks everyone we totally achieved out goal yesterday, in fact we hit just over $15,000 for the day with $15,500 THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
Now it's my... Read more
Dont forget MONEY BOMB Tomorrow! $15,000 is the Goal
Ok Bakcers, BIG day needed tomorrow!
If you can afford to UP your pledge by even $1 to $5 dollars we will hit this Money Bombgoal no problem and... Read more
70% Funded & FREE Culture High/Union App launching next week! EXCITING STUFF!
SOME COOL NEWS!
Hopefully next week, once Itunes approves it, we will be launching a FREE Culture High/Union App, please check out the video :-
THE CULTURE HIGH APP... Read more
The Culture High MONEY BOMB next Wednesday, July 18th
Hello Culture High backers, and thank you for you're amazing support already, we cannot thank you enough.
Were going to need to call upon you backers once again with THE... Read more
65% Funded with 22 days remaining CULTURE HIGH is coming to life thank to YOU
Truly inspiring, tonight we hit 65% percent funded and we still have 22 days remaining, even the biggest of skeptics are eating their words and are shocked beyond belief.
We... Read more
Share the love! Wear your Culture High Backer Avatar!
Right click the image above, "Save As" somewhere on your computer, and set your Avatar on Kickstarter and elsewhere to spread the Kickstarter love, and help bring "The Culture High"... Read more
54% Funded with almost 1600 backers & 26 days to go!
We had a great Thursday & Friday, weekend slowed down a bit, but we are still moving at a great pace. Currently we are 54% funded and if... Read more
AMAZING DAY! Both in the media & on the campaign
I truly cant thank you enough for the inspiring support, we are shocking everyone, I have been receiving e-mails,tweets and Facebook messages from all over the world, Scotland,UK,Spain,Canada,... Read more
40% & 1300 Backers! If we continue at this pace we will be 118% Funded by the deadline! LETS KEEP THIS MOMENTUM GOING!
Ladies & Gentlemen,
We are doing AMAZING and are right on track to hit our Kickstarter goal check it out on Kicktraq
Our sincerest thanks to EVERYONE! Lets keep... Read more
What an AMAZING kickstarter day AND I was on Urban Rush TV
Today was truly amazing day, thank you SO MUCH for your support!
If the remaining 29 days can be as successful as today we will achive our goal... Read more
The momentum is only GAINING lets keep it going "Toke of The Town" just did a great article check it out
LET'S HIT 40% FUNDED BY TONIGHT AND BE WAYYYY AHEAD OF SCHEDULE
WE CAN DO THIS
THANK YOU IN ADVANCE FOR THE SUPPORT
AMAZING e-mail from Dr. Lester Grinspoon
I woke up to an e-mail from one of the most respected medical professionals of our time, in my personal opinion anyway, and I thought I would share.
Hope you enjoy... Read more
Experiencing "The Joe Rogan Experience"
I wish more Celebrities were as cool and down to earth as Joe Rogan!
Going on "The Joe Rogan Experience Podcast" last friday really allows me to scratch that off... Read more
I'm going to be doing an AMA on r/trees tomorrow
What an AMAZING first 6 days WOW! I am moved and inspired to work harder than I ever have before, we have shocked Hollywood and most of the... Read more
A Word From The Director - The Gangs All Hear!
I'm rubbing my eyes but the number on the screen still clearly says $43,772. We're 5 days in! What a dizzying pace you have all set for us! The out... Read more
An inspiring e-mail from Christopher Mogle we felt we had to share
"As a young man who's been struggling with rheumatoid arthritis from the age of 2 I can fully understand the many many great uses of marijuana. I've been on medication... Read more
Lets hit 100 more backers TODAY to keep us this tremendous pace
Were are off to an AMAZING start, let's keep it going!!!
That way were not scrambling in the final weeks, if we can get another 100 backers today at... Read more
3 Days in The Culture High has 286 backers & is 18% funded AMAZING!
It is truly inspiring to witness the impact the Union has had and to see the amazing support for "The Culture High" shown already. On behalf of myself... Read more
Truly AMAZING support everyone! We made the "Popular This Week" Category
Hey Everyone! Today was a GREAT day for The Culture High campaign, we sincerely apprecite the support, not only did we get noticed by Kickstarter today and listed in there "Popular... Read more
Almost $2200 in the first 3 hours THANK YOU EVERYONE!
Thank you everyone that has pledged so far, we are off to a GREAT start..... THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!
I knew we could prove Hollywood Wrong
Lots of... Read more