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Hello World: The Film

A project in Atlanta, GA by Shawn Wildermuth

Cancelled by Creator

Code runs everywhere, but who are the people that build it? This film explores the men and women who create software.
Backers: 161
Average Pledge Per Backer: $56

Funded: $8,993 of $25,000
Dates: Nov 8th -> Dec 8th (30 days)
Project By: Shawn Wildermuth
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Latest News

Canceling the Kickstarter

December 1st - via: kickstarter.com
I want to start by thanking everyone who contributed to the Hello World Film Kickstarter. It's been a humbling exercise. I've learned a lot along the way too.   The film is still happening, but the Kickstarter is being canceled today. No one's... (Read More)

10 Days Left!

November 26th - via: kickstarter.com
We're heading towards the end zone and we're still not that close. Thanks to everyone who has contributed, but unless we get a last minute push, we're likely to fail making the Kickstarter. If you have a chance, make sure everyone you know is aware... (Read More)

Reached 30% Funded!

November 24th - via: kickstarter.com
With two weeks left, we've reached the 30% funded level. That is thanks to everyone who has contributed so far. But we have a lot of work to go if we're to get to the deadline on December 8th.  The good news is that while the Kickstarter continues... (Read More)

BIG NEWS: Developer's Association of Georgia Will Match Next $5,000 in Contributions!

November 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello all! I know Thanksgiving (for my US backers) is only a few days away, but this news is too big to wait! I'm excited to announce that the Developers Association of Georgia, Inc. will match the next $5,000 contributed to the film. That means if... (Read More)

Another Sneak Peek: On Why Some Women are Reluctant to Become Engineers

November 18th - via: kickstarter.com
One of the topics that I'm passionate about for the film is the idea of diversity and inclusion. While the problem of women, specifically, is complex, one issue is the number of women graduating. In this sneak peek, we see Donna Malayeri explain why... (Read More)

Film is Not in Jeopardy, but the Kickstarter Might Be

November 17th - via: kickstarter.com
We're about 10 days in and at 21% funded, so the Kickstarter might not get funded. But don't worry, even if I have to scale down some of the film's travel, I'll still make it happen.  If you're a backer, thanks for the support! If you're not,... (Read More)

We're Getting There!

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
It's still early, but I was excited to see us break the $4,000 barrier yesterday. Thanks for helping me get the word out about the film. Every backer helps me get closer to reaching the $25,000 goal for the Kickstarter. Thank you to everyone who has... (Read More)

Day 3: We reached 15%!

November 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Been an interesting week so far. Been really lucky to get so much support so early in this Kickstarter. I appreciate every pledge we've gotten! Thanks for all your help.  I want to share a short video with one of the interviews we did with Scott... (Read More)

Wow, 10% Funded in just 36 Hours

November 9th - via: kickstarter.com
I want to thank everyone for the great response. I'm excited that we're 10% funded after only 36 hours. I am really honored by your faith in the film and the momentum for what I'm trying to make! This is what I look like happy:    (Read More)

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