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Let's Make More MST3K & Build THE GIZMOPLEX!

A project in Minneapolis, MN by Joel Hodgson

Status: Active

Together, we can #MakeMoreMST3K AND #BuildTheGizmoplex, an online theater for live screenings & monthly special events!
Backers: 15965
Average Daily Pledges: $317,256
Average Pledge Per Backer: $179

Funding: $2,855,303 of $2,000,000
Dates: Apr 7th -> May 7th (31 days)
Project By: Joel Hodgson
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Latest News

An Update About Updates. Plus: More Answers About Rewards, Pledge Levels & Add-Ons!

April 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Progress Report: Almost at 50 percent! An Update About Backer Updates More Answers About Rewards What's included in EACH PLEDGE LEVEL A first look at our PHYSICAL REWARDS How (and why) to get ADD-ON REWARDS A menu of AVAILABLE ADD-ON REWARDS What to... (Read More)

Joel Takes Some Questions, Part I

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear MST3K Preservation League, It's Joel again, back with another update.  Like I said yesterday, we've been doing our best to keep up with all of your comments and feedback on Kickstarter and social media, so I know there are a lot of questions... (Read More)

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Team Debuts Kickstarter For New Episodes

April 9th - via: gamerant.com
One of the strangest and most nostalgic shows in the popular conscious, Mystery Science Theater 3000 is a show that simply refuses to die. Despite having started in 1988, the project has survived multiple cancellations and reboots, and now it seems poised to rev up its engines yet again, with original creator Joel Hodgson posting a new Kickstarter project in hopes of being able to fund even more episodes. (Read More)

How Things Are Going... And Thanks!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Dear "Day One" Backers, It's Joel again. The last 24 hours have been so crazy that I don't know what to say. When we decided to come back and do another Kickstarter – and to do it after a year-long worldwide pandemic – we weren't really sure how... (Read More)

MST3K Kickstarter: Joel Hodgson says it’s time to #MakeMoreMST3K

April 7th - via: tv.avclub.com
Joel Hodgson can’t wait to show you what he’s been working on. “It’s the benefit of having a year of being locked in the guest room with lots of time to come up with ideas,” the creator of Mystery Science Theater 3000 says. (Read More)

'Mystery Science Theater 3000' Launches New Kickstarter Campaign

April 7th - via: variety.com
“Mystery Science Theater 3000” could be coming back again…again. Series creator Joel Hodgson announced Wednesday that the show has launched a new Kickstarter campaign to create a new, independent season of the series. (Read More)

Mystery Science Theater 3000 Kickstarted Launched, Again

April 7th - via: slashfilm.com
In 2015, Mystery Science Theater 3000 creator Joel Hodgson launched a Kickstater campaign to bring back MST3K – and broke records in the process. Netflix brought the series back for two new seasons, but like the other versions of the show before it, the Netflix MST3K was canceled. Now, Hodgson wants to try this again, so he’s launching a new Kickstarter campaign. (Read More)

Joel Hodgson Announces Direct-to-Fans MST3K Season Kickstarter

April 7th - via: nerdist.com
With the aim of launching media platform “The Gizmoplex,” Hodgson wants to cut out the middleman between the makers of the show and the fans. No more will MSTies have to wait for an entire season to drop all at once, as is Netflix’s model; nor will it need to fit neatly into a network’s release schedule. In Hodgson’s new plan, when an episode is ready, it’ll hit the Gizmoplex for fans to enjoy. (Read More)

MST3K's latest kickstarter is funding a new streaming platform

April 7th - via: finance.yahoo.com
Dubbed the Gizmoplex, it will be a place where fans will be able to participate in watch parties, take in live events and more. In trying to create its own distribution platform, Hodgson says MST3K wants to build a "sustainable" business model that will allow fans to "decide how long we should keep going." (Read More)

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