Browncoats: Independence War - A "Firefly" Fan Film

A project in Palo Alto, CA by Francis Hamada

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Browncoats: Independence War is a short not-for-profit Fan Film based on the show "Firefly"
Backers: 424
Average Pledge Per Backer: $51

Funded: $21,480 of $16,000
Dates: May 6th -> May 28th (22 days)
Project By: Francis Hamada
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Latest News

Foreign Backers! You are in LUCK!

May 23rd - via:
We've been getting a lot of inquiries as to how backers who are NOT in the U.S. can contribute and get the perks.  The primary reason why we restricted the original perks packages to the U.S. was the fact that international shipping is ridiculously... (Read More)

A taste of the battle ''in the sky" - Preliminary CGI models

May 22nd - via:
In the original "Independence War" script, there is a massive battle between the remnants of the Independence Fleet and the Alliance.  As you recall in the TV show, Mal is always calling for 'air support' but our air support never comes.  We have a... (Read More)

Thanks to our newest backers - and don't forget to check out all the clips!

May 21st - via:
Thanks to our newest 43 backers!  We're pushing towards 9K.  I can't thank you guys enough for your support! Pat Sheller Ryan Fong rebecca espinoza Tony Evans Dylan Adán Tejada Elena Herzen Richard Barkinskiy Renee Van Dohren L.j. Miller C David... (Read More)

Special thanks to our new backers and a New CLIP for you.

May 17th - via:
Thanks to our newest backers: Meizano Ardhi Muhammad Colleen Gino Linda Fallon Frances Yang mark rackley Robin Lange John Pieza Michael McGuirk Drew Smith Shannon Welcome! and thank you!    Here is another battle clip (one minute) from a rough cut... (Read More)

Another clip for you - the First Minute of the first battle

May 16th - via:
Here is a rough cut of the 1st minute of the first battle of the film.  Naturally we will be 100% finished with minor post work (color correction across the clips, scoring, CGI effects - note there originally is supposed to be an air battle going on... (Read More)

Update: New Version of the teaser trailer (May 2013)

May 15th - via:
Hi there Backers!  Here is an update you'll really like.  The teaser trailer (Ver 2) is out and you're some of the first to see it.  Just keeping you all up to date with our progress. Hope you enjoy this teaser.  (Read More)

A note of thanks to our newest backers!

May 15th - via:
kcat Dina Wong Ward Kadel - @drXeNo Mark Barnett Jr Margeaux Bucher Mat Van Orden Kristine A. Gerolaga Don Lockard Welcome to the group of backers!  Your generosity is much appreciated!  Together we can see this through and get this film finished!... (Read More)

Special thanks to our newest backers

May 14th - via:
Colin HarastiKarly McAveniaDiane ElhardIan McIntyre SilberDave CatoeMatthew ShaverKatherine RoslandAleta VinasW. Scott MeeksRichard MartinsenRichard Parkessanna cookJai NelsonFrank McCaffreyDiego TruyenTatiana LootenKeef BakerSteven MentzelTim... (Read More)

Special thanks to our backers since May 8th.

May 10th - via:
Special thanks to our newest backers: Amanda Roberts Charles Murray Fili Wiese Gunnar Hogberg Jade Graffort Jamie Furtner Jeffery Samuels Jim Shires Jonas Madsén Jonathan Levy Karl Gallagher Laura Straub Martin Heel Max Schnell Nathan Skipper IV... (Read More)

Special thanks to our 2nd day backers.

May 8th - via:
Alannah KoehlerAlex FletcherAlishaAmy YuAndy HsuehBoman ModineBradley W SmithDan VrátilDaniel LowensteinDonna EgbertE. KingElizabeth MundhenkeGregory PfeiferHannes NiederhausenIvuoma OkoroJenapher HutchisonjenniferJill BernhardtJo SharradJoseph... (Read More)

Hello everyone and thank you for an outstanding first 24 hours!!!

May 7th - via:
We already sent an update to our backers, but this one is for the general viewing public.  I want to let the PUBLIC know that I am grateful and pleased with the outpouring of support we are getting from the KS community and beyond!  For all new... (Read More)

Thanks Everyone for a stunning 24 hours!

May 7th - via:
This post is for backers only. Please visit and log in to read. (Read More)

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