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Gennadiy, our new documentary.

A project in Pittsburgh, PA by Danny Yourd & Steve Hoover

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A new film from the Sundance Grand Jury Prize-winning creators of Blood Brother.
Backers: 641
Average Pledge Per Backer: $78

Funded: $49,736 of $40,000
Dates: Jul 9th -> Aug 13th (35 days)
Project By: Danny Yourd & Steve Hoover
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Latest News

Signed Blood Brother Poster

August 12th - via:
We only have 2 Signed/Framed Blood Brother posters left at the $225 reward tier. We're excited to announce that not only are they signed by Rocky (aka Blood Brother) and Steve Hoover (the director), but SURYA as well! Check out the photo of them all... (Read More)

Please vote

August 2nd - via:
Friends! Please take a minute to vote for Gennadiy as the indieWIRE project of the week here: the film wins we could have the opportunity to get... (Read More)


August 2nd - via:
Friends, WE HIT OUR GOAL! First of all we're blown away and encouraged that so many people believe in us and this film. We surpassed the initial goal of $40,000 with 10 days to go.  What now? We still have great rewards available so with additional... (Read More)

The Posters Have Arrived!

August 2nd - via:
We just recieved the screen printed posters designed by Ryan Clark of Invisible Creature. We're stoked on how they turned out. We only have 50 hand numbered posters available through Kickstarter so grab one if you dig it!  (Read More)

Kickstarter's "Projects We Love"

August 1st - via:
Huge thanks to Kickstarter for having Gennadiy as this weeks "Projects We Love" We have 12 days left and $7,500 left to hit our goal. We can't do this without you!  (Read More)


July 31st - via:
Our (LONG) flight to Ukraine is booked for September!  (Read More)

New Video Update!

July 30th - via:
New Video! Two Weeks Left!  (Read More)

Friday Goal!

July 26th - via:
Friends, Help our next film's Kickstarter hit $25,000 today! Today marks the halfway point in our Kickstarter campaign. If you have somehow managed to avoid our flood of social media posts and have no idea what GENNADIY is, please check out the... (Read More)

Six Weeks!

July 24th - via:
In 6 short weeks and we'll be flying to Ukraine! We've been getting updates from Gennadiy and they are all ready for our arrival. I was told the other day that he really likes the name of the film. Ha! We're extremely excited about what's happening... (Read More)

New News Tuesday

July 23rd - via:
We have another reward added to our ever growing list! We have a limited edition/Kickstarter only Gennadiy iPhone 5 courtesy of Gelaskins ( Check out the design below! This reward includes everything mentioned in the $35 tier.... (Read More)

Sundance Blog Post

July 22nd - via:
We were asked if we would write a blog about our new film, Gennadiy, and Kickstarter for Sundance. Click here to read the article on Sundance or read below. ----- Danny Yourd was a producer on the 2013 Sundance Film Festival Grand Jury Prize-winning... (Read More)

Late Night Reward!

July 19th - via:
SPECIAL REWARD ANNOUNCEMENT! We're really excited to share two new rewards with you. We're offering a Kickstarter only private screening of Blood Brother in a theater in Pittsburgh, PA. See the reward information below. ONE TICKET TO KICKSTARTER ONLY... (Read More)

Two new rewards!

July 19th - via:
We're excited to add two new rewards to our Kickstarter campaign! Our good friend and amazing artist, Dave Quiggle, has created an illustration inspired from watching the footage from Gennadiy. We are offering the original illustration (8.5x11")... (Read More)

Signed Poster Available Again!

July 18th - via:
We've made the previously sold out $225 reward available to 5 more people!  This reward is the framed Blood Brother 11x17 poster, which Steve Hoover, the director, and Rocky Braat (aka Blood Brother) will both sign. The poster was designed by the... (Read More)

New Footage!

July 17th - via:
We're excited to share NEW FOOTAGE from Gennadiy, again scored by Atticus Ross. This sample clip follows Gennadiy as he attempts to help a badly abused alcoholic girl found roaming naked through the streets. Please consider backing our project and... (Read More)

Gennadiy featured on Moveable Fest

July 16th - via:
We just had the project featured on Moveable Fest. Check out the full article here. ~ After sleeping on the cement floor of a hut in India while making their last film “Blood Brother,” director Steve Hoover and producer Danny Yourd are looking... (Read More)

Staff Pick!

July 16th - via:
We're very grateful for Kickstarter picking our project as a Staff Pick today! Tomorrow we will be releasing a new video clip with sample footage and a score by Atticus Ross. Be on the lookout for that! Lets try to hit $15,000 today!  (Read More)

New Blog Posts

July 13th - via:
A few new friends and blogs have shared the Gennadiy Kickstarter campaign. Check them out below: Fifty & Fifty: The Documentary... (Read More)

Artwork Reveal!

July 12th - via:
So we just hit the $10,000 mark on our campaign - we're 25% of the way there! We're excited to reveal the poster, t-shirt and hoodie artwork designed by Ryan Clark of Invisible Creature. So check them out! The rewards are as follows and back the... (Read More)

Gennadiy Production Meeting

July 12th - via:
We're less than 2 months out from returning to Ukraine for principle photography of Gennadiy. Had a production meeting today to discuss equipment and other production needs today. It's becoming real and we're extremely excited!  (Read More)

Invisible Creature

July 11th - via:
Our friends from Invisible Creature have design the poster/shirt artwork for the Gennadiy rewards. They wrote a nice blog post on their site about the film. Be sure to check out their work and remember, once the campaign reaches $10,000 the poster... (Read More)

Screen Daily Writeup

July 10th - via:
Screen Daily posted an article about Gennadiy, which you can read at the link below.  (Read More)

Kickstarter campaign for Blood Brother team

July 10th - via:
Documentary team behind Sundance Grand Jury winner launches crowd-funding campaign for next film; Atticus Ross to score. (Read More)

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