Mr. Java

Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot

A project in Lexington, KY by Seventh Star Press
000days 
:
00hours 
:
00minutes 

Funding Successful

Help us bring the strongest sword and sorcery heroine to the television screen since Xena with the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!
Backers: 187
Average Pledge Per Backer: $139

Funded: $26,075 of $25,000
Dates: Mar 2nd -> Apr 13th (42 days)
Project By: Seventh Star Press
Tags:
filmfilmfantasyfantasytelevisiontelevision +Suggest

Suggest Tags

Begin typing to search or pick from a list. You can add multiple tags at the same time!
SubmitCancel
Saving your suggestions...
Suggestion Saved Successfully
Thank you for your help! The Kicktraq gnomes will get to work on your suggestions very soon.

Please keep in mind not all suggestions may be used, and repeated re-submissions may result in being rejected automatically (and we don't want that to happen).

If you have any questions, have a good idea for a tag, or a more in-depth suggestion - please feel free to let us know!

Ok
Hrm... something went wrong.
Hey, bad things happen to the best of us. Don't worry, the gnomes have been dispatched. Maybe try again in a little while.

Ok

$26,075

current pledge level
Last Updated: April 13 @ 12:30 -0400 GMT

104%

of goal
funding period ended

$0

trending toward
Trends are not projections. Read More >>

0%

of goal

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

(loading your very own snazzy kicktraq chart)

Now you can share!

Help your backers reach your daily goals and help others see how you're doing. It's easy, with Kicktraq Mini.

Here are a few quick snippits of code you can use to embed your personalized widget on your website, in your blog, and even on your favorite forum.

HTML for websites & blogs
Copy HTML

BBCode for forums
Copy BBCode

Reddit code for... well, Reddit
Copy Reddit Code

Special Note: Kickstarter recently disabled remote embedding for images on project pages, so embedding code doesn't work on project pages (yet) - just everywhere else.

You can read more about it here.
Latest News

Special Podcast Tonight at 9pm EST with Call-ins Talking About the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Kickstarter Campaign

April 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We are almost to the goal, and in the final hours of the Rayden Valkyrie Kickstarter Campaign, author and editor Alexander S. Brown offered to host a last minute, special edition of the Star Chamber Show to talk about the project as it nears the... (Read More)

Some Memes to Use in the Final Couple of Days in the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Kickstarter Campaign

April 11th - via: kickstarter.com
The last couple of days are here, and to help with a strong finish to reach the pledge goal we have a few memes that you can use to promote the Kickstarter campaign.  Be sure to also copy and past the link to the main project page, which is:... (Read More)

This Project Deserves a Chance, and You Can Give the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project That Chance.

April 10th - via: kickstarter.com
This project deserves a chance.  It will be a positive development for a beautiful region that has been struggling economically. It will showcase numerous rising talents in cast, crew, and many other areas.  It features an inspiring, powerful... (Read More)

A Look at the Kinds of Individuals We Will Form a Production Team With in the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
In an earlier update, we did an overview of individuals representing the cast side of this project, and today we wanted to do an overview taking a look at the kinds of production talents and artists who would be involved in the Rayden Valkyrie TV... (Read More)

Meet Audio Engineer, Screenwriter and Composer Clark Cranfill in Today's Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Campaign!

April 9th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Meet Hollywood Special Makeup Effects Artist and Producer Sven Granlund on Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Campaign!

April 8th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

The Final Drive for 5 in the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Kickstarter Campaign

April 7th - via: kickstarter.com
The final week is here! We've made it to the final week of our Kickstarter campaign and we want to encourage more individuals to come aboard this exciting TV Pilot project and help us bring it home to Kentucky with a strong finish!   We've got lots... (Read More)

Meet Screenwriter, Director, Producer and Actor Cherokee Hall in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

April 6th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

A Look at the Kinds of Individuals We Will Build a Cast With in the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

April 5th - via: kickstarter.com
When you support a television or film project, you bring to life opportunities for a great number of individuals in many areas.  We want you to get an idea of the kind of talented professionals that we would build our cast and crew with, so we have... (Read More)

Meet Actor and Model Scott Nova in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

April 1st - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Meet Makeup Artist, Prop and Model Maker, and Actor William D. Fink in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

March 30th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Meet Actor, Assistant Director and Producer Vince Bingham in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

The Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Opens Up New Horizons for a Small Press in Its 7th Year

March 29th - via: kickstarter.com
In previous updates we have mentioned how the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot is not a stand-alone project. It is a seed, meant to be grown and cultivated into a new expansion area for Seventh Star Press.  In today's update, we want to give you an idea... (Read More)

Participate in Our Online Thunderclap For the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

March 28th - via: kickstarter.com
We had something to celebrate in the campaign over the weekend, as our Thunderclap coming up on April 7th to promote the campaign during its final week soared past the 100 participant goal we had set and stands at 129 individuals signed up at the... (Read More)

Can a $5 Pledge Help Make the Rayden TV Pilot Happen? Definitely, and We Invite You to Come Aboard in Today's Drive for 5!

March 26th - via: kickstarter.com
Today we are doing a special drive for $5 pledges, as we seek to grow our wonderful family of pledging backers who can make the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot a reality!   The $5 pledge level has a reward of an eBook copy of Heart of a Lion, the first... (Read More)

New Video About the Perks and Custom Memorabilia In the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Campaign, and NEW Concept Art by Glenn Porzig

March 25th - via: kickstarter.com
In today's update, we have a 4 minute video talking about the various perks and rewards that are a part of this campaign and available for those making pledges.  Some great custom memorabilia options are available only through the campaign!  In... (Read More)

Meet Award-winning Author, Screenwriter and Director Stephen Zimmer in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

March 24th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Meet Production and Event Manager, Musician, and Consultant Greg Huff in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot!

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Meet Artist, Author, Broadcaster Glenn Porzig in Today's Indie Artist Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

March 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Artists are a big part of the team involved in the development of something like the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, and we're honored to have some very exceptional ones aboard with us.  From concept art images to the publicity and promotion of the... (Read More)

Meet Award-winning Camera Operator Steven Koehler in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot!

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

The Beautiful Scenery Available Throughout Kentucky Is a Strength of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project

March 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Everyone who enjoys fantasy genre television shows and movies is well aware of the part that scenery can play in adding to the magic of a story.  Breathtaking natural beauty brings as much to a production as combat and special effects, and in this... (Read More)

Meet Award-winning Actor John Wells in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Meet Production Management and Camera Operator Talent Casey Tackett in Today's Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Project!

March 21st - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Bring in a Great Start to Spring With Our Sunday Drive For 5!

March 20th - via: kickstarter.com
A little can go a long way in a campaign such as this one and today we are focusing on asking individuals to join us at our five dollar pledge level. This project can deliver an excellent TV pilot and we have over twenty updates here talking about... (Read More)

Meet Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Songwriter Nathan Day in Our Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Meet Award-winning Actress and Model Katie Stewart in Today's Indie Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot!

March 19th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with. Help us reach our... (Read More)

Video Post #3 - About the Filmmaking Aspects of the Project, the Locations, and New Concept Art Revealed!

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
In our third video segment for the TV Pilot campaign, Writer/Director Stephen Zimmer discusses his filmmaking background and other production aspects of the campaign, including the beautiful locations available in Kentucky where the pilot would be... (Read More)

Meet Artist Jerome Sayers in Today's Indie Artist Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Campaign

March 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Artists are a big part of the team involved in the development of something like the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, and we're honored to have some very exceptional ones aboard with us. From concept art images to the publicity and promotion of the project,... (Read More)

Meet Artist Artemis Johnson in Today's Indie Artist Spotlight for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot Campaign

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Artists are a big part of the team involved in the development of something like the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, and we're honored to have some very exceptional ones aboard with us.  From concept art images to the publicity and promotion of the... (Read More)

Meet Stuntman, Actor, Fight Choreographer Dale Miller In Today's Indie Spotlight!

March 17th - via: kickstarter.com
In our indie spotlights, we feature the types of individuals that we would be bringing into the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot, to give you an idea of the kinds of professionals who we would build a production team with.  Help us reach... (Read More)

A Few Details About the First Episode and the Series Beyond

March 16th - via: kickstarter.com
This project is designed to deliver a television pilot episode that is a complete adventure in itself, but one that also serves as the start for a television series beyond it.  The character of Rayden Valkyrie already exists in book form, in the... (Read More)

This Project Opens Up a New Creative Area for a Small Press Publisher

March 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Seventh Star Press has been releasing novels, novellas, anthologies, and short story collections in print and eBook since 2009.  It's no secret that it is a challenge to operate in the book industry these days.  With the seismic shifts in the... (Read More)

Introducing #DogsForRayden Where You Can Show Off Your Beloved Four-Legged Friend and Spread Awareness of the Campaign!

March 14th - via: kickstarter.com
You didn't think we'd leave the dogs out of this campaign after announcing #CatsForRayden on Saturday, did you?  Well...it's time to let the dogs out!  Introducing...#DogsForRayden! Tenoch and Lyla, who live in Lexington, Kentucky (baby is Aliyah!)... (Read More)

Sunday Drive for 5! Today Let's Get a Boost to Our Backer Family!

March 13th - via: kickstarter.com
In today's update, we want to encourage folks to pledge just five bucks toward the campaign.   You might not think 5 dollars makes a difference, but every new member of our backer family makes an impact and builds a group of active participants and... (Read More)

Introducing #CatsForRayden Where Your Cat Can Become Part of the Mission!

March 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Today's update takes a lighthearted and fun approach, as we introduce #CatsForRayden !   Dubious, who lives in Vevay, Indiana! One of the aspects of the Rayden Valkyrie character is that she does have compassion and respect for the animal kingdom,... (Read More)

Video Post #2 An Introduction to the Writer and Director

March 11th - via: kickstarter.com
This update features a video introduction by writer/director Stephen Zimmer that goes into who he is, his writing, and the fact that he is just one of a great many who will be involved in the production of the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot.  Thank you to... (Read More)

Sword and Sorcery and Why Our Project Will Deliver a Strong TV Pilot in a Genre Not Often Represented in Today's Entertainment World

March 10th - via: kickstarter.com
We are very thankful for all the new backers who have come aboard recently and we will continue to do the best we can to provide content that demonstrates why this project is needed and important in the entertainment world of today.  I want to talk... (Read More)

A New Bonus Contest For All Backers When the Campaign Reaches It's Goal!

March 9th - via: kickstarter.com
In today's update we have a very special surprise!  We are adding in a bonus contest as another means of honoring the backers who stand with us to make the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot a reality.  Seventh Star Press is looking to open up new media... (Read More)

Music in Rayden Valkyrie, The Lyric Video for Heart of a Lion, and Why the Singer/Composer Kylie Jude is Part of This Project

March 8th - via: kickstarter.com
My name is Kylie Jude and I make up half of Frozen Creek Studios, which has been in charge of the promotional videos for the Rayden Valkyrie pilot campaign. We didn’t just come aboard this project because it was a good opportunity, or just to... (Read More)

What Others Have Had to Say About the Rayden Valkyrie Character

March 7th - via: kickstarter.com
As the centerpiece of the television pilot we aim to produce, and the future series beyond it, the Rayden Valkyrie character is pivotal to the strength of the project. The good news for those who might not be familiar with her yet is that she has... (Read More)

Why is Our Goal a Tv Pilot and Series and Not A Feature Film? There Are Good Reasons

March 6th - via: kickstarter.com
One question that might arise in the minds of those looking over our campaign is why we are seeking to do a television pilot with the aims of a full television series rather than attempting a single feature film.  While the Rayden Valkyrie character... (Read More)

Why Crowdfunding is Both Ethical and Protects the Integrity of the Vision of Our Project for the Rayden Valkyrie TV Pilot

March 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Today I wanted to give the reasons about why we seek some help through crowdfunding in order to round out the budget needs for a Rayden Valkyrie TV pilot project. One major reason involves ethics, the other major reason is making certain of the... (Read More)

Why Frozen Creek Studios Came Aboard This Project, and Why it is Important to Kentucky

March 4th - via: kickstarter.com
I first became familiar with this production in the early fall of 2015. Having already known a bit of Stephen's film making past, I was quite interested in finding out more when he contacted me to ask me aboard.One of the hardest aspects to making a... (Read More)

A Thank You and a Look Ahead!

March 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
We wanted to take a moment to give a big thank you to the backers who came aboard on the very first day of the campaign and helped us get the pilot project underway with some very good energy!   We'd also like to thank the numerous folks who linked,... (Read More)

One Project To Open Doors, Realize Dreams, and Bring an Inspirational Character to the World

Time and time again, a strong woman of honor and conviction has been a light to me during dark times. (Read More)

If you have additional news that doesn't appear here, shoot us a link!
Performing maintenance. Some data may be briefly unavailable but is being collected and will be applied shortly.