Wok In Progress (中西一家人) | Bilingual Sitcom Series

A project in by Walker and Muh

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A bilingual sitcom set in Beijing about the misadventures of two FOB college dropouts, their Chinese landlord, and his daughter.
Backers: 129
Average Pledge Per Backer: $237

Funded: $30,590 of $30,000
Dates: Aug 21st -> Sep 21st (31 days)
Project By: Walker and Muh
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Latest News

YOU DID IT! + Stretch Goals

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
 YOU DID IT! You helped us reach our funding goal! Thank you soon much. It's been an amazing journey. We don't want it to end. The more money we raise, the more episodes we can produce. Here are our stretch goals: Stretch Goal $34,000: We’ll send... (Read More)

2 Hours To Go! Bonus For Backers & New Pledges

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
2 more hours left in our sitcom's Kickstarter! We still need to raise $1,205 to be able to keep the rest of the money we raised. NASA (nerds analysing sh*tty analytics) still thinks we are on target! Please pledge if you haven't already, and be sure... (Read More)

3 More Hours To Go!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
 3 more hours left in our sitcom's Kickstarter! We can't even keep up with the pledges coming now. We still need to raise $1,765 to be able to keep the rest of the money we raised. NASA (nerds analysing sh*tty analytics) still thinks we are on... (Read More)

4 More Hours To Go!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
4 more hours left in our Wok In Progress Kickstarter! We're still short $1,820, but NASA (nerds analysing sh*tty analytics) thinks we are still looking good! Look for stretch goals coming soon! Please pledge if you haven't already, and be sure to... (Read More)

5 Hours & $2,080 To Go!

September 21st - via: kickstarter.com
 Our backers have been amazing these last few days, lifting us up to 93% of our goal. Of course, they were building off the support of our early backers, the trailblazers, but we love you all just the same. Now, with 5 hours left, we still need to... (Read More)

Mama mia!!!!!

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We are burning it up today guys! $4000 pledged in the last couple hours. A big thank you to Erik ($500), Holly ($1000) and Wagenaar for upgrading from $1000 to $3500. We are truly humbled by the support.  (Read More)

35 hours to go!

September 20th - via: kickstarter.com
George has just upgraded his pledge from $20 to $100. Thanks man! We're edging towards our goal. Who else wants to upgrade? The future of China's first fully bilingual sitcom hangs in the balance.  (Read More)

Sound Stage Inspection

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Huili County mayor Li Ningyi and vice-mayor Tang Xiaobing are inspecting the soon-to-be constructed sets for Wok In Progress in a sound stage in the north of Beijing with some of the cast and crew. Mayor Li Ningyi had this to say, "Serve the Wok In... (Read More)

We Just Need 25% In 48 Hours. Who Wants To Buy Our Souls?

September 19th - via: kickstarter.com
You, our backers and supporters, have all been absolutely amazing to us and our Kickstarter! There have been so many pleasant and pleasantly expectant twists and turns on this journey. As the clock winds down, we are now offering a Kickstarter... (Read More)

The last leg of our journey...

September 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Well guys we're hitting the pinch. Thanks so much to Echo Zhao for her generous pledge of 5k. That takes us past the half way mark. We've still got a lot of work to do.  (Read More)

New Reward!

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
It took us longer than expected to source this new reward, but we think you're gonna love it. The Mormons used the Urim and Thummim. Egyptian scholars used the Rosetta Stone. Now, you can own your very own replica of the source from which Wok In... (Read More)

Getting out the dip!

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Thank you Donna Weber for your pledge! We were worried there for a bit. We strongly believe that things are turning around now...  (Read More)

We are at the bottom of the 'U'!

September 9th - via: kickstarter.com
Oh my it's been pretty slow at the Wok in Progress Kickstarter camp over the last few days. And watching that trendline on Kicktraq is stressful as hell. We knew it was going to be slow, but yowza! This isn't slow, this is glacial. I find myself... (Read More)

Status + We're Casting Roles For Future Episodes

September 6th - via: kickstarter.com
The good news is that our Kickstarter has reached 38% of our funding goal of $30,000! The bad news is that our Kickstarter seems to have stalled at 38%. To our backers, thanks for pushing us to where we are. We absolutely couldn't have done it... (Read More)

WOK IN PROGRESS - The Bilingual Sitcom

September 5th - via: vintagemediagroup.com
WOK IN PROGRESS is about the adventures and misadventures of two college dropouts from the U.S. as they arrive in Beijing for the first time. (Read More)

Streamlining Our Rewards

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
为人民服务! ("Serve the people!") The people have spoken. We've dropped our $1, $2, and $8 rewards, because you made your voices heard. You don't want the low-hanging fruit. Got it. Done. Never fear, all pledges $15 and up will still get you a... (Read More)

We added a few more of our most popular reward

August 31st - via: kickstarter.com
After checking out the story for the rest of the season, we decided that we can squeeze in a few more day player character names. So if you're keen to immortalize yourself in our show, you still can...for $50. A small price to pay, I would say.... (Read More)

Photos of Launch Party at 4corners

August 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We got these photos by Sanna K a bit late. We're sharing them with you a bit late. At least, we're consistent. Thanks again to 4corners in Beijing for hosting our launch party. Did you know that we shot our entire pilot episode in and around... (Read More)

Interview with Wok in Progress team

August 27th - via: these4corners.com
Did you know that wearing a green hat in China, The hat of shame if you will, means you’ve been cheated on? How about a pair of chopsticks vertically shoved in to a bowl of rice – did you know this feeds the ghosts? If yes, you will get the subtle jokes. If no, you have a lot to learn – and this sitcom will teach you. (Read More)

Still on track

August 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday was a tad slow with only a few pledges. Still on target though. Gonna have to send out a few more emails ;-)  (Read More)

We've already reached 20% of our goal! You guys rock!

August 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
This is so *niubi! 48 hours into our Kickstarter​ and we've reached 20% of our $30,000 goal! According to Kicktraq, we're on our way towards reaching 221% of our goal. Of course, this is based on rocket science that only NASA (Nerds Analyzing... (Read More)

Great first day

August 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
So we're off to a good start here on day 1 as we approach $1000. Had a great launch party last night. A big thank you to all those who came. And many thanks to the our awesome backers. We will love you forever!  (Read More)

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