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The Vigilantes

A project in New York, NY by Brian Donovan

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A Documentary About Harlem's Black Murder Inc.
Backers: 60
Average Pledge Per Backer: $79

Funded: $4,720 of $25,000
Dates: May 12th -> Jun 11th (31 days)
Project By: Brian Donovan
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June 3rd - via: kickstarter.com
I want to say Thank You to you all for supporting my project. The support means so much to me. As of now 42 people have backed this project and I expect the last week to be the best week yet. But I can’t do it without your help. I’m asking that... (Read More)

Black Organized Crime - What's That!?

May 30th - via: kickstarter.com
In the process of doing research for my documentary I became aquatinted with a retired DEA agent. Her initial words to me were, “Brian, I can count on one hand all of the people I’ve worked with who were just phenomenal and your Dad’s number... (Read More)

A Svengali Type Character

May 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Svengali is a fictional character in George du Maurier's 1895 novel Trilby. Svengali is a man who seduces, dominates and exploits Trilby, a young Irish girl, and makes her a famous singer. My Dad described William Underwood as a svengali type... (Read More)

Signed Copies of SMM Coming Soon

May 20th - via: kickstarter.com
The amount of support I’ve been getting for this project is truly overwhelming. Thank you everyone. So, the latest update is that my friend, writer & journalist, Jonathan Green, is going to donate some signed paperback & possible first... (Read More)

Assembly Edits

May 19th - via: kickstarter.com
Editing a documentary is one the most challenging tasks there is. One has to not only come up with a narrative but has to do so within the limitations of ones existing media files. To get started on the process of finding a narrative, I first began... (Read More)

We Broke 1000 - New Video Released

May 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Yesterday was a tremendous success. We broke our first 1000 and exceeded our daily fundraising goal by 281. Over the weekend, I’ll be releasing some of the footage I filmed of Irv Hirsch, a former Manhattan prosecutor who worked closely with my... (Read More)

Back this project with 100 and get exclusive interview access.

May 16th - via: kickstarter.com
The campaign is going great Back us with 100 bucks and you'll receive exclusive access to interview highlights like this... 90% of footage captured for a documentary doesn't make the final cut. Back this project with 100 and you'll receive exclusive... (Read More)

Incredible Start. We're on Day 2 and have already raised over 700 dollars

May 15th - via: kickstarter.com
For my crowdfunding campaign, I wanted to show some behind the scenes footage of my creative process. There’s a whole lot of grunt work that goes into making a film but every now and then there are moments of deep connection. Connection to my Dad,... (Read More)

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