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THE DISCOVERERS (starring Griffin Dunne) Theatrical Release

A project in New York, NY by Justin Schwarz

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Bring our award-winning, "hilarious," "heart-warming" road movie starring an "astounding" Oscar-nom Griffin Dunne to a theater near you
Backers: 531
Average Pledge Per Backer: $192

Funded: $102,148 of $100,000
Dates: Apr 5th -> May 11th (37 days)
Project By: Justin Schwarz
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Latest News

We did it!

May 10th - via:
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The Magic Bus Roars!

May 10th - via:
Discoverers! Thanks to you, we crushed our record for new backers yesterday! We have less than 31 hours in our campaign, we’re 83% funded, and if you all can commit to convincing one friend to join us today, I’m certain we can succeed.... (Read More)

Don't Stop Now!

May 8th - via:
Discoverers! We have just 55 hours to meet our goal and we’re 81% there thanks to you, 400+ backers! For those of us who make things, there is a lot of time spent in doubt. Writing is an especially solitary practice and you often wonder, is this... (Read More)

Busted past 70% mark! We can do this!

May 8th - via:
Discoverers! We just busted past the 70% mark! We're 365+ strong and I'm certain if we all work together, we'll make it to the finish line this Saturday a success. Over the next three days we need you to continue to spread the word and help expand... (Read More)

Crushed 50% mark, onward ho!

May 6th - via:
Discoverers! You did it! Thanks to your help spreading the word, we crushed the 50% mark this weekend and we’re on our way to meeting our goal on May 11. If you can to convince 5 friends in the next 5 days we can do this together! Griffin Dunne... (Read More)

Ask Discoverers Star Griffin Dunne Anything Right Now

May 6th - via:
Our star, Oscar & Emmy nominee Griffin Dunne is doing a reddit AMA at 12pm EST today (5/6). Ask him about The Discoverers or his career as an actor, producer, and director. Reddit is an online live Q&A session. Create... (Read More)

Ask Griffin Dunne Anything & Final Weekend Challenge!

May 3rd - via:
Discoverers! New reward! Every $10 supporter and up will receive a Discoverers temporary tattoo (in addition to their current reward) if we reach 350 backers by Monday at 12pm EST! So please, show a friend our video this weekend, help them pledge,... (Read More)

We can do this!

May 2nd - via:
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This is what The Discoverers looks like in a movie theaters

May 1st - via:
5 Years, 200+ Creative Collaborators, 10 Days Left! Fellow Discoverers! I just returned from my 8th film festival in the month of April and we have just 10 days left to bring our film to theaters nationwide. I've spent 5 years working on The... (Read More)

2 weeks left, 200+ Discoverers strong!

April 27th - via:
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16 days left: 200 backers, here we come!

April 25th - via:
Fellow Discoverers! Our cast and crew have been overwhelmed your outpouring of support and thank you deeply! We have just 16 days left in this years-long journey and we can't reach our goal without you. We hope to break 200 backers today so please... (Read More)

The Discoverers Double Header Weekend!

April 17th - via:
Dear Discoverers - We just passed the 100 backer threshold today and our Discoverers cast and crew is extremely grateful for your support. We hope you'll continue to encourage your friends, fans, and followers to watch our trailer, pledge for... (Read More)

Another award-winning week!

April 13th - via:
Dear Fellow Discoverers:  After a whirlwind 4 states in one week film festival tour, we just returned home to learn The Discoverers won the Jury Prize for Best Film at The Kansas City Int'l FF! This marks our second prize for the weekend and fifth... (Read More)

The Discoverers storms the USA

April 10th - via:
The Discoverers plays 4 Film Fests in one week, 3 states in one night! Tonight The Discoverers screens at the Sarasota, Kansas City, and Dallas Int' Film Festivals. I just landed in Florida to meet up with our producer Laura Kleger and star Griffin... (Read More)

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