Full Steam Editing and a Bill Nye Bonus for 'Red Heaven' Backers
We're nearing the end of our filming adventures, and rolling into hardcore editing mode. This is the part where we stock up on snacks, hunker down in front... Read more
Transmissions from the Greenland Ice Sheet
Greetings Residents of Earth!
We're doing a little globetrotting this week, tromping the crew and gear through the tundra and ice of Greenland. If we went much farther north, we'd... Read more
All Aboard a Landlocked Boat
As you may have seen trending on Facebook this week, Bill Nye did indeedget a personalized tour of Ken Ham's $100 million Noah's Ark theme park, Ark... Read more
Update: production trips, editing, panels and pitches!
Some big updates from Bill Nye Filmmaking Labs. We’ve had some way cool production trips in the past month. We interviewed evolutionary biologist Jerry Coyne at the University... Read more
We have lots to tell you about filming, but first, a few words about Kickstarter rewards fulfillment.
This month is the last call for all missing packages... Read more
Update from the field!
Just a reminder to finish the survey, confirm your physical address, and send any final questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. This will be your last chance to get your rewards... Read more
National Ice Core Lab and an interview with Ross Shafer
If you haven’t filled out your survey already, this is your last chance. Surveys are due tomorrow, September 24th, at 5pm ET. If you haven’t filled it out by... Read more
Shipping Cost Update!
There are so many of you… Which we are overwhelmed with gratitude about, but it has also made some of these logistical issues regarding getting you the swag... Read more
Reminder: Fill out your survey
This is a reminder that the clock is ticking and it's time to fill out those surveys! Once the surveys are filled out by everyone, we'll start producing... Read more
We did it... Now, let's make a movie!
Wow! Together we made history! THIS is the biggest documentary crowdfunding campaign ever with over $859,000 and 16,800 backers. *Heart emoji, high-five emoji, rocket emoji, sparkles emoji* Thank you for... Read more
36 Hours to go...
We are over the moon from the support we’ve received during this campaign. It is touching, amazing AND historic! More than anything, we are proud to have convened such a... Read more
72 Hours Left-- Let’s Keep Making History
We are so grateful for everyone’s immense generosity. Because of you, this film is not only happening but we now have the distinction of being the highest funded documentary on... Read more
We did it!!!
Hello World Changers!
This a HUGE moment: 28 days, nearly 13,200 backers, $650,000 and counting. Together, we have met our goal and funded the definitive documentary on Bill Nye. It... Read more
#TBT Ten Buck Tees
Hey, Science Fans! We are on an amazing streak. We now have 10,000 backers, and we have passed the $500,000 mark. THANK YOU! We are SO grateful to have such... Read more
Climate Change: Why We Need This Film to Be Made
Yesterday, The Whitehouse announced the bold climate change initiative Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 32 percent from 2005 levels... Read more
10 Days To Go
Welcome to all of our new backers! Thank you so much for joining us backstage as we follow Bill Nye on his journey to change the world with science. THANK... Read more
More than 50% There & Mean Tweets!
Oh wow! You all are amazing-- we waaay blew past our goal of getting 5,000 backers and crested the fabled 50% mark. As I type this, we have 6,925 backers!... Read more
Frisbee Backer Challenge *Extended* to Friday at 3pm PT
Great Scott! We're so thrilled to have reached our goal of 5000 backers so quickly! Y'all love Frisbees as much as Bill Nye does. Bill digs Frisbees because they have... Read more
5000 Backers By Friday And Everybody Gets a Frisbee!
Hi awesome backers!
We have exactly 14 days to reach our goal and we need you to help tip us over the edge!We must reach 5000 backers by Friday... Read more
Midway Through The Campaign, Help us Reach 5,000 Backers!
We are halfway through the campaign and we have a lot of work ahead of us if this project is going to get funded! We are up to the... Read more
#BillBillBill & Tumblr Answer Time
Greetings World Changers!
What an amazing weekend: we met and interviewed many members of Bill’s extended family, got to hear famous Nye-lore, and made Pi (π) by getting 3,142.5 backers! Bill... Read more
Hi We're in Delaware & *New* Pluto Coasters
As you read this, dear backers, we are being magically whisked away to hang out with the extended Nye clan for the weekend in Delaware. Today, we interviewed Bill’s... Read more
Making Pi (π) & Meet The Filmmakers Part III
Thank you new backers and welcome to Nye Documentary Filmmaking Labs (trademark pending). This has been a fruitful and productive week. We passed the $200,000 mark, so we... Read more
Meet the Filmmakers Part II & DVD Giveaway
Greetings, world changers!
HUGE thank you to all of our new backers!
As we mentioned on Monday, we *love* getting all your comments on how Bill has impacted your lives.... Read more
NEW Rewards & Meet the Filmmakers
Hello from Nye Labs!
We just wrapped up the first week of the campaign, and we are so excited about what we have accomplished with you in these past 7... Read more
Blasting off beyond the Kuiper Belt!
It's been an inspiring last couple of days. We're still feeling the rush from glimpsing Pluto, and this campaign is blasting towards the Kuiper Belt.
Thanks to you,... Read more
Watch a Scene about Bill Nye Continuing Carl Sagan's Legacy
What a day yesterday! First, we got to see new images from Pluto and Charon, which revealed a lot of surprising and wonderful insights! Read a great writeup from The... Read more
Backer Challenge: Let's Reach $100,000 & Watch A Scene About Bill Nye's Sagan Connection
Wow. After only two days, we now over 1000 backers! THANK YOU!!
Another amazing thing is happening right now: we finally get to see photos of the icy dwarf planet at the end... Read more
Message from Bob Picardo
Wow!!! What an amazing first day. A HUGE thank you to 700 backer who believe in this project. We are stunned by the support from science fans, Bill Nye fans,... Read more