Update #2 posted 6 days ago
I just passed my goal of $10,000!!!! That means your generous donation is now secure! Whether you are a $5 donor or a $1000 donor, I am equally thankful. I am here because of you.
I cannot thank all of you enough for your support. I am very passionate about this film and have been working to get it off the ground for a long time. This is the first time since I came up with the idea that I have confidence the film will be completed. Chris’ message and legacy will have the opportunity to live on and reach people the way he did while he was alive.
I now have the funding I need to travel to Las Vegas and shoot my interview with Jerry Lewis. That will happen in September during the MDA Labor Day Telethon, so please be aware it will be several months before I can post video clips so you can see where your donation money went. Until then it will be safe in a high-yield hedge fund invested through Bernie Madoff’s company….kidding.
But the journey is far from over. The next step is to raise enough funds to travel to Michigan for a week and shoot the remainder of my interviews with Chris’ family, friends, and colleagues. I plan to reach out to the University of Michigan film department and get as much help as a I can to save money, but there will still be travel expenses and five days worth of crew salaries.
With the 10 days I have left, my goal is to raise an additional $15,000.
Bold, yes! But with $25,000 I will have covered my entire production budget and can shoot all of my material. Then the next step will be raising money for post-production, and the final leg of the journey is funding the finishing & mastering process (composing music, sound mixing, color correction, etc).
Please continue to pass along this site to friends, post to your loyal followers on Twitter, and to all of your Facebook friends. Every little bit that comes in now is extra and secure, so every donation now counts no matter what!
THANK YOU. You are helping to spread a positive message.
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