Star Noir: Book One

Alex Cox directs BILL THE GALACTIC HERO

A project in Boulder, CO by Alex Cox
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The creator of Repo Man and Sid & Nancy directs a feature comedy based on Harry Harrison's classic anti-war science fiction novel
Backers: 1106
Average Pledge Per Backer: $104

Funded: $114,957 of $100,000
Dates: Mar 22nd -> Apr 21st (31 days)
Project By: Alex Cox
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Latest News

TWO DAYS TO GO

April 18th - via: kickstarter.com
... and I'm pleased to report that another fantastic producer, Margaret Matheson, has offered to mentor our troops when production begins. Margaret was the executive producer of SID & NANCY, also produced the amazing ANTONIA'S LINE, and is... (Read More)

Alex Cox crowdfunds Bill the Galactic Hero film via Kickstarter

April 17th - via: guardian.co.uk
Repo Man director close to $100,000 target for low-budget film adaptation of Harry Harrison's satirical science-fiction novel (Read More)

A VISIT TO PHILIP K. DICK

April 14th - via: kickstarter.com
This post is for backers only. Please visit Kickstarter.com and log in to read. (Read More)

BILL SUPPORTS OPENSHOT

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a note to report that BILL THE GALACTIC HERO is proud to support the open source OpenShot video editing system. Though BILL will be shot on film and employ extensive use of models in the 2001/ICARUS XB1 tradition, it will be cut on a non-linear... (Read More)

MORE VOLUNTEERS!

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
I'm pleased to report that two more longtime collaborators have signed up for BILL's interstellar voyage. They are Cecilia Montiel, the production designer, and Lorenzo O'Brien, the writer and producer.  Cecilia was production designer of HIGHWAY... (Read More)

A BRIEF UPDATE ON BILL...

April 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Dan Wool, the film composer, has warned me not to send out too many updates... So I'm trying to follow his advice, and this report will be brief. We have raised more than half our funding, with 17 days still to go. There have been several big buy-ins... (Read More)

STARSHIP TROOPERS PRODUCER JOINS US

March 27th - via: kickstarter.com
This is just to report that Jon Davison has signed up both as a project backer and to come and supervise BILL's preproduction, here in Boulder. Jon and I first worked together on a project called WAR BABY (unmade); for years we struggled with our own... (Read More)

AUSPICIOUS BEGINNINGS

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
In the first 24 hours we have raised more than ten percent of the budget. Among the backers I see names I recognise, but many more names I don't yet know. Thank you all so very much! There's many a slip twixt cup and lip but this is a fantastic... (Read More)

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