Ah, it’s that time of year again. Jack Frost is nipping at your nose. Folks are dressed up like Eskimos. Sounds like a great time to be indoors snuggled up to a … computer?
It may not exactly be chestnuts roasting on an open fire, but the warm hum of our brand new G-Tech RAID hard drive is keeping us toasty as we log through the 140 hours of footage we have from Oklahoma D-Day.
Wha-?! One_hundred_and_forty_hours, you ask?
Yes, making feature documentaries requires shooting A LOT of footage to capture those golden moments that will make you want to laugh or cry (or both). Over the past few months we’ve been busy feeding that footage into our computer and watching every single minute of it and, boy, have we got some great stuff! Our task now is to distill all that footage down to an action-packed 90-minute film, which we plan to start doing early in the new year. We know many of you can’t wait to see this film (heck, we can’t either!), but as you can see making documentaries is a very time-intensive process. While we’d love to have DVDs available for you this holiday season, we are on schedule to have DVDs available for you to view with your egg nog next year.
Footage isn’t the only resource-hog of making documentaries. The other, of course, is money. As we move forward with making this film, we still need all financial help we can get, even if all you got is 10 bucks. In fact, for a donation as small as $10, we’ll put your name in the end credits of “Soldiers of Paint”. Click here to get your name in the credits NOW.
For those of you with slightly deeper pockets, or are just feeling the Christmas spirit, you can now make tax-deductible donations to our film. You’ll get your name in the end credits and depending on how much you donate, we’ll throw in a movie poster, a DVD, tickets to film festivals our film appears in—or all three. Click here to help us and lighten your tax burden.
Donations aren’t the only way to help us financially. We have a business plan for interested investors that makes a strong case for a potential for success that is as good as, if not better than, many other non-film investments. You don’t need us to tell you that the stock market stinks right now. So instead of letting your money sit on the sidelines, why not invest in our film? Email us for our business plan and levels of return on investment.
If you’ve blown your stash on holiday gifts, or just never had a stash to begin with, you can still help us in a big way. Click here to find out ways you can become a fan of the film and help us spread the word.
Thanks for checking with back us and thanks for your patience while we continue making this film. Don’t forget to sign up to our mailing list so we can keep you updated on the making of “Soldiers of Paint.”
Doug and Mike