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Video Watchdog Digital Archive for iPad, Android & Windows

A project in Cincinnati, OH by Video Watchdog

Cancelled by Creator

Get "The Most Reliable Film Magazine in the World" digitized—on all platforms and devices, with bonus videos and interactive content!
Backers: 412
Average Pledge Per Backer: $180

Funded: $74,071 of $147,900
Dates: Nov 25th -> Dec 23rd (29 days)
Project By: Video Watchdog
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Latest News

A Christmas Miracle!

December 21st - via:
Tim & Donna Lucas, December 23, 1974 HERE WE ARE, on Christmas Eve Eve, our 39th wedding anniversary, the last day of a Kickstarter campaign that now looks unlikely to reach its goal – and we come to you with the story of a Christmas Miracle.... (Read More)

Mick Garris Takes a Stand on Video Watchdog's Digital Archive

December 20th - via:
MICK GARRIS is one of the best friends literary horror and science fiction ever had in the film business. Now in his fourth decade in the film business, Mick's early ascent led him from being a Cinefantastique critic to a studio publicist (where he... (Read More)

About Our Film

December 19th - via:
New Voyage Communications director Robert Uth filming our Kickstarter video. Here and elsewhere, a number of you have expressed curiosity to us about our promotional film, so we thought that would be the subject of today's update. One of our dearest... (Read More)

SPFX designer Michael Lennick supports Video Watchdog's Digital Archive

December 17th - via:
For more than three decades, MICHAEL LENNICK has been steadily turning a lifetime's obsession with science fact and science fiction into a covetable career of living out his dreams. His foremost credits are now as a documentary filmmaker, thanks to... (Read More)

Creature Effects Supervisor Chris Walas on Video Watchdog's Kickstarter Project

December 17th - via:
CHRIS WALAS is one of the most honored and respected names in the field of special makeup effects. Like many of the most accomplished filmmakers of his generation, he came up through the ranks at the Roger Corman College — New World Pictures —... (Read More)

One Week Left!

December 16th - via:
That's right - we are now entering the final week of this important campaign to realize VIDEO WATCHDOG's Digital Archive! And where things stood just yesterday is not where they stand today. Holy moley! Did you see what happened today? (I mean,... (Read More)

Listen to Tim & Donna Today on KCSB-FM!

December 16th - via:
"Cool! I backed these guys on Kickstarter!" Tim & Donna Lucas will be giving an hour-long live radio interview TODAY! On Monday, December 16, tune into THE FREAK POWER TICKET at 11:00 am PST (2:00 pm EST), which streams live on KCSB-FM 91.9 in... (Read More)

What's Donna been up to?

December 15th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

We're On TV!

December 14th - via:
Last Monday, Tiffany Wilson - the morning anchorwoman at Cincinnati's WKRC-TV (no, not WKRP!), Channel 12 - paid us a visit with her cameraman Brad to talk with us about this Kickstarter project. Her news story aired last Wednesday. We were hoping to... (Read More)

TERMINATOR Editior Mark Goldblatt calls VIDEO WATCHDOG "The greatest film magazine for film fans anywhere!"

December 5th - via:
MARK GOLDBLATT is one of the most esteemed and accomplished film editors working today. He is particularly well-known for his associations with James Cameron (THE TERMINATOR, TERMINATOR 2: JUDGMENT DAY and TRUE LIES), Paul Verhoeven (STARHSIP... (Read More)


December 4th - via:
“The Perfectionist’s Guide to Fantastic Video” is going digital, but it needs your help. Tim Lucas, founder and editor of Video Watchdog let loose an ambitious Kickstarter campaign to raise $147,900 in order to create a digital archive of their back issues while also creating an interactive experience with the magazine for the first time. (Read More)

Video Watchdog as Community

December 3rd - via:
These heartening words of endorsement appeared today on the CINEFEX Facebook Page, courtesy of its publisher Don Shay: Cinefex publisher Don Shay’s favorite film magazine … except for Cinefex, of course. If you have a passion for... (Read More)

Exclusive Video Watchdog Announcement!

December 2nd - via:
I promised everyone an important announcement today, and here it is: New Video Watchdog columnist, Larry Blamire. Donna and I are delighted to announce that one of our favorite American filmmakers, writer-director LARRY BLAMIRE (THE LOST SKELETON OF... (Read More)

What Donna did today...

December 1st - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

What? It's December already?

December 1st - via:
Happy December, everyone! Of course, with the arrival of the year's twelfth and final month comes the advent of the Christmas season... a time of giving and receiving and sharing. Don't forget that our Special Rewards are a brilliant way of... (Read More)

Backers & Bloggers, you are Awesome!

November 29th - via:
Tim and I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday and made it through the Black Friday sales in one piece. We had a delightful dinner with family, filled with great food, drink, games, and pumpkin pies.   :-) This has been a crazy time to... (Read More)

Happy Thanksgiving!

November 27th - via:
On this Thanksgiving Day, Donna and I are feeling especially thankful for the many friends of VIDEO WATCHDOG and the generosity they have shown this campaign. You may not realize this, but we produce our magazine in seclusion. When there's a new... (Read More)

Wow! What a spectacular start!

November 25th - via:
Dear friends, backers, subscribers and Video Watchdog lovers everywhere, You are amazing!! You are fantastic!!! You are so generous!!!! And we are so appreciative! You made our first day outstanding! The Video Watchdog Digital Archive generated over... (Read More)

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