The creators of a documentary profiling the expansive history of the Northwest’s premier concert venue have organized a Kickstarter. The film, Enormous: The Gorge Story, is currently scheduled for release in the spring of 2016 and has, technically, been under way for a little more than a year. While some great footage has been curated thus far, there’s plenty of work to be done this summer. The guys, Tim Williams and Nic Davis, will be filming at all of the major festivals taking place at The Gorge this summer, including SASQUATCH!, Paradiso, and Watershed.
A teaser trailer for the documentary has also been released, building excitement for what Jack Reynolds and Universal Vision (the studios behind the film) have in mind for Enormous: The Gorge Story. Tapping into the hearts of a community-driven fan-base, the guys now need our help. Doing all of this work is not without expense, of course, and attending and filming quality footage at festivals fits firmly in the ‘cost’ category.
So, they’re creating a Kickstarter for the film, something they’ve never done before. They’re calling upon the tightly knit Northwest music-loving community, who want to hear, share, and help tell the never-before-told story about The Gorge.
The Kickstarter campaign officially kicked off on Monday, May 18th, and will run until Tuesday, June 16th. The goal of the campaign is to raise $80,000, and after the first day, the film has already raised more than $7,500. With rewards ranging from DVDs, t-shirts, and haircuts to film credits, meet-and-greets, and helicopter rides, there’s plenty of incentive to donate to such a worthwhile cause. Check out the official Kickstarter page here to donate, learn more about the film, and to keep track of Enormous: The Gorge Story‘s progress.
In order to get a better idea of who’s behind the documentary asking for our money, we spoke to Tim & Nic about the film, the Kickstarter, and what sets The Gorge apart from other venues.
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