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Amy’s Malaysia Adventure, Pt. One

TRAVEL WITH A TWOFOLD MISSION IMG_3810Cutest. Airplane. Ever.

Amy here. I am sitting in the Taipei airport on the way to Malaysia. I am excited, nervous, excited. Ramyata, our co-director (a super kick-a** journalist) is meeting me in Kuala

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

Unreasonable Commitment: An encore presentation

I actually wrote this essay years ago. I believe in December of 2011. Even though some of you may have read it before, I am posting it again for two reasons:

1. A lot of you I just met in the last few years and are new-ish to Drawing the Tiger. I want to catch everyone up with how this all began.

World Premiere Is Official!

We could not be more thrilled than we are to announce that Drawing the Tiger has received its world premiere at the very most awesome Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival!

See Amy’s video announcement here.

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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

Little Brag: Amy’s Letter Got Published in the New York Times!

Amy wrote a letter to the editor and the Times published it. Nice! (Scroll down on the linked page to see Amy’s letter in context, below the Libyan letter.)

Local support for smart girls

Re “This smart girl says thank you” (May 23): Nicholas Kristof celebrates

Amy’s TEDx Talk is NOW LIVE!

Please have a look at the final video from Amy’s TEDx Monterey talk!

If you feel inspired to support the project, today (Tuesday the 6th of May, thru midnight) is GiveBig day, and any donation you make THROUGH THIS LINK will be 100% tax deductible and will be S T R E T C H E D !!!

GiveBig! It’s On, and It’s All About Translation! (Now Accepting American Express!*)

We’ve got some heroism in the studio these days. Let us raise a toast (or a few thousand dollars!) to Shraddha, Neeta and Anzeela, who are doing the incredible work of translating this footage.

GiveBig has begun, and the theme this year is HEROES! Our heroes right now are our translators. Last year, donations we received during GiveBig are what

Tuesday! GiveBig is coming! Get Ready to Get Your Donation S T R E T C H E D !!!

Tuesday, May 6th, we are once again participating in the Seattle Foundation’s GiveBig.

We will be shouting it a bit from the rooftops, as this is a great opportunity for folks thinking about donating to get their (100% tax deductible) donation dollars stretched by the likes of Boeing, Starbucks, Microsoft, BECU, etc. Last year we got a really nice boost