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#560: Happy Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2011

Notes from the Manager

Related Strips: #517: Too Young; #527: Got My Eye on You; #530: Outie 5000; #533: Away with Words

Multiplex will be updating Monday/Wednesday/Friday for the rest of February… I hope.

After a month of basically not having any work at all, all of a sudden, my freelance production docket is filled up again and then some. I'll still try to get the three strips a week I've promised, but… we'll see.

As Jason mentioned, the Best Short Film (Live Action) and Best Visual Short Film (Animated) 2011 Oscar nominees are shown in two special programs every year — one for each category, naturally, and they're always worth checking out. In Chicago, those have been playing at the Landmark Century, and they'll start this Friday, but check your local theaters' showtimes, because they might already be playing near you!

See you on Wednesday!


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Say hello to Kurt and Jason

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Hello! The Multiplex 10 Kickstarter project ends in just over 14 days. As of this writing, we are a little north of $12,000, so just over 80% of our base goal. Judging from my last two Kickstarters, we’re doing very well. The final week should pick up considerably over this past week.

BUT don’t forget that we still have a milestone goal of Jason reviewing every Harry Potter movie if we make that $15,000 baseline goal on/before Wednesday, April 26th, though! (Plus Fantastic Beasts if we make it on/before Monday, April 24th. But that seems kind of unlikely at this point.) I thought that was a fun premise… but it’s up to the Gods of Kickstarter now.

I also officially added our first (and, at this point, only) STRETCH GOAL. At $20,000, we’ll be able to do a few extra things:

  • Smoother, 4K animation
  • 5.1 Surround Sound mix (courtesy sound designer Ian Vargo)
  • AND… a theatrical premiere at the Somerville Theatre here in Somerville, MA. (All backers at the Special Thanks level and up will get free admission… although, of course, transportation is not provided.)

Thanks so much for all your support. I’m exciting at how the Kickstarter project is coming together, and I can’t wait to get started on the animated short. (Full time, I mean. I’m already working on it!)

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