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Drawing the Tiger Continues

Drawing the Tiger: The Next Chapter(s)

Scott and I are continuing our work with the Darnal family—we have completed a new film, have another one in the works, and are helping the kids complete their education. I left for Nepal last Tuesday to visit the family in their new home outside of Kathmandu. I will keep track

Drawing the Tiger Travels to Nepal (Part Three)

The final installment in our series about our Fall 2015 trip to Nepal

When we returned to Kathmandu after the village, we had one week left of our trip and it was PACKED.

We still had a screening at the US embassy, three suicide awareness workshops—one at Fulbright and two at government schools, a series

Drawing the Tiger’s First Summer

It has been a summer of getting reacquainted with ‘real life’. And it has taken some doing. Last summer was crazy—like capital-C CRAZY. As we translated, raised finishing funds and edited ‘final’ after ‘final’ version of the film—we barely slept, barely showered and subsisted on coffee and deeply discounted sushi from the Asian market across the street from our studio.

Drawing the Tiger in Toronto!

 

Amid horrible news out of Nepal, we are hoping that our world premiere screenings at Hot Docs will be a platform for conversation about how best we can direct support efforts. We have been busy just arriving and getting oriented, and have not yet quite had time to take it all in and assimilate the news to understand it

Drawing the Tiger: 11 days left to get this this film to its WORLD PREMIERE!

Y’all! Supporters of Drawing the Tiger (Formerly called The Girl Who Knew Too Much),

Things are exciting!

We are exactly ONE MONTH away from Drawing the Tiger’s World Premiere at Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival!

I just love saying that—WORLD PREMIERE!

We have 44% of our Kickstarter goal with 11 days to go. ELEVEN DAYS! 

If you have not had a chance

GUEST POST: Longtime DtT Pal Rides Along in Bad Animals Mixing Session

Today for your Tiger-Drawing pleasure, I present this guest blog from none other than Phil Wiltse, the fellow who introduced us to Nepal. Phil is one of those people you just don’t meet quite enough of in your lifetime.

Captain Wiltse joined us earlier this week at Bad Animals studios, where Drawing the Tiger’s audio is being mixed. Glad you

KICKSTARTER IS LIVE. I REPEAT: The Kickstarter is LIVE!

After seven years, we finally have a finish line. We just need to get kickstarted to cross it in time.

Click anywhere in the words above or on the picture below to go to the Kickstarter campaign. Every time you mention this in an email, a FB post or share, a Tweet, or in conversation is going to get

It’s ON, people! Drawing the Tiger Kickstarter is GO

We are launching a new Kickstarter project. By the time you read these words, our 2015 Finishing Funds Kickstarter campaign should be launched. And brace yourself, we’ll be making some noise for a little while!

DRAWING the TIGER’s Kickstarter Campaign

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BIG NEWS (That We Can’t Tell You About)

Champers

(nope, still can’t tell)

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(the studio is buzzing pretty heavy :: clear the storyboard)

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The New Year, A New Chapter for Drawing the Tiger

Happy Happy New Year! Despite our personal filmmaking roller coaster angst (see below) and the heart-sinking chaos of the world, I believe 2015 is going to surprise us with its LOVE and ABUNDANCE. This world has an amazing capacity for both.

2014 was a big year. Like, HUGE! We finished the film (okay, all but music, sound, color and graphics)—and I can’t quite