Pure Steel Mechanical Models

The Search For Weng Weng

A project in Coorparoo, Australia by Andrew Leavold
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A documentary feature by Andrew Leavold on his obsessive quest to find the truth behind Weng Weng, the Filipino midget James Bond.
Backers: 333
Average Pledge Per Backer: $102

Funded: $34,073 of $30,000
Dates: Mar 12th -> May 11th (60 days)
Project By: Andrew Leavold
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Latest News

WE DID IT!!!

May 10th - via: kickstarter.com
THANK YOU ALL! What can I say, WE DID IT!!! we hit the $30K and have since smashed our way to $33K. All of us here at Team Weng are over the moon and want to thank each and every one of you who backed, we couldn't have done it without you. NEW... (Read More)

"THE SEARCH FOR WENG WENG" UPDATE #6

May 6th - via: kickstarter.com
FIVE MORE DAYS TO GO…Hi everyone, and welcome to the official End of Kickstarter Countdown! We are SO UNBELIEVABLY EXCITED to announce that we are at just over 97% of our goal. Does it mean we finally make our dream project a reality? There's a... (Read More)

"THE SEARCH FOR WENG WENG" UPDATE #5

April 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Howdy all, Sixteen days to go, and what a trip it's been! Newspapers, radio, podcasts, prime time Manila TV, a screening tour of Eastern Australia, and the most amazing outpouring of love for Agent OO that, in over twenty years of Wengdom, we've ever... (Read More)

NEW REWARDS and FEATURETTE

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
THE GIRLS OF WENG:If you haven't seen them already, we added some new rewards, a series of art prints titled "The Girls of Weng" by the very talanted Aly Faye,  focusing on the girls behind the man. There are 5 prints up for grabs for just $18 each,... (Read More)

A Thousand Thanks and One Apology

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
THANKS:Well it's offical we're over $12k and 40% of the way to our goal. Many thanks to all who've backed so far for your generosity and support, you don't know how much that means to all of us here at Team Weng.We have some exciting New Rewards... (Read More)

$10K and rising

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Well, it's official we just cracked $10K, 1/3 of the way to our $30K goal in just 5 days. Earlier in the week we had our Brisbane tour event where fans were treated to 4 extended scenes from the doco (approx. 30 mins) including exclusive footage of... (Read More)

Launch Day explosion

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Hi all,          What can I say, we launched this morning and 15 hours later we're already at $5,160. We cannot express how much this means to us here at Team Weng. Your support and donations will help Andrew complete his 6 year journey and... (Read More)

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