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Bring THE MOO MAN to UK cinemas

A project in Lewes, United Kingdom by Andy Heathcote & Heike Bachelier

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The surprise hit of Sundance Film Festival 2013. The story of a farmer and his favourite cow Ida. Bring it to a UK cinema near you!
Backers: 656
Average Pledge Per Backer: £41

Funded: £27,093 of £20,000
Dates: May 17th -> Jun 12th (27 days)
Project By: Andy Heathcote & Heike Bachelier
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Latest News

Moo Man movie gets the go ahead

June 12th - via:
A movie starring East Sussex farmer Steve Hook and his herd of 75 dairy cows has received more than £20,000 funding to bring the film to UK cinemas. (Read More)

The final 24 hours - fancy a nudge?

June 11th - via:
Hello everybody. You have all made The Moo Man happen! Thank you so much for bringing the film to cinemas around the UK. We are all so very happy. It's wonderful to know that a film about a farmer and his cows can make it to the big screen and it's... (Read More)


June 10th - via:
We've done it! We've crossed the line. Success at 15.36 and we are so happy. Thank you so much everyone for making the happen. Let's go to the moo-vies! Will update more as soon as I have calmed down...  (Read More)

Target in sight

June 10th - via:
We are into the final 48 hours and less than £700 to go. The target seems so achievable. Wow! Thank you all so, so much. It really is getting exciting here, but now in a good way. Just to let you all know that if we reach the £20,000 target,... (Read More)

The story so far

June 10th - via:
We thought we would tell you about our journey in this update. As you can imagine our tiny outfit Trufflepig Films is on a roller-coaster ride right now. It all began six years ago when we made the decision to self fund our films and do it all... (Read More)

Moo Man hits Kickstarter target

June 10th - via:
Directors of the Sundance hit succeed in raising finance for a UK release through Kickstarter. (Read More)

Clever Kate

June 9th - via:
Afternoon everybody.  Here's a preview of James Mcdonald's pledge reward photograph of Clever Kate. Kate is one of the most recognisable cows on the farm and a wise old girl. In the picture one ear faces back to hear what's going one behind, while... (Read More)

The cow whisperer

June 7th - via:
Hello all.  We are nearly 70% funded now - thank you so much for everything so far! The last three days have really picked up with the Kickstarter which is wonderful, many thanks and a big hello to all you new supporters. We know we still have a way... (Read More)

The curious case of the cow in the night

June 5th - via:
Hello everyone, many, many thanks to everyone for backing us so far. We are past halfway but the clock is ticking and we are starting to sweat... Meanwhile we thought we would upload an out-take from filming. Heike insists Andy hasn't quite the charm... (Read More)

The Happy Stampede preview scene

June 3rd - via:
Hello everyone. We are really delighted to bring you this scene from the film. The cows have been in for the Winter and this gives you an idea of how they feel when they smell spring is finally in the air. We hope you enjoy. Meanwhile do please tell... (Read More)

Take One Action - Edinburgh

May 31st - via:
We are delighted to be doing a preview screening of The Moo Man in Edinburgh tomorrow at the Filmhouse. It's a public ticketed event as part of the Take One Action Film Festival focussing on films that can change our world. We'd love to see you there... (Read More)

Meet the team

May 30th - via:
You might like to know what it takes to get The Moo Man into the cinema, so meet the team: On the left is James Collie from November Films. He will be cajoling all those nice cinemas into booking the movie and organising the tour. On the right... (Read More)

Moo-ving on*

May 29th - via:
THE MOO MAN has had a great start on Kickstarter, so thank you all so much for all your pledging! We are now running into the slower middle of the Kickstarter campaign, 14 days to go and in the Doldrums. Now it is even more important to get the word... (Read More)

Thanks so far, it's quite an adventure

May 21st - via:
With more than 100 people supporting us so far we are bowled over, thank you...  (Read More)

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