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 Two—We have returned! This is Part Two of our Nepal updates. If you did not receive Drawing the Tiger Travels to Nepal: Part One that we sent back in December, you can read it here . If you are busy and don’t have time to get caught up right now, we summarize the
Here is a Drawing the Tiger update—We are in Nepal! TONS going on. Read on to catch up with Drawing the Tiger… View this email in your browser This past weekend Drawing the Tiger screened twice at Film Southasia—The Darnals, the family in our film were there for both. It was a wonderful whirlwind and we will try
Here is a Drawing the Tiger update— Last month Amy went to Malaysia to screen the film at a festival and to show Kumar, the protagonist, the movie for the first time. She was nervous. Here is what happened. View this email in your browser Drawing the Tiger in Malaysia: The
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.
I don’t know where to begin. There is so much to say.
Since we last wrote, SO much has happened, and it has been difficult to process. I think I will try to relate it (and record it) by giving a timeline of events:
April 10th: We complete our Kickstarter campaign for the film’s
On April 25th, 2015, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal. If you wish to support relief efforts, we’ve listed a couple of organizations we believe are doing a good job.
General, Nepal-wide relief efforts:
To support the Darnal family directly, please
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