Cinematic Adaptation - H G Wells' The Coming of the Martians

A project in by Martin Johnson

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An incredibly faithful audio drama of HG Wells' famous 1898 science fiction novel The War of the Worlds. Fan of the book? Get involved!
Backers: 277
Average Pledge Per Backer: £35

Funded: £9,741 of £7,000
Dates: Aug 1st -> Sep 5th (35 days)
Project By: Martin Johnson
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Less Than 24 Hours Remaining. £9,000 Stretch Goal Reached!

September 4th - via:
Hi all, We have reached our £9,000 stretch goal! Thank you everyone who have backed our project so far. We can now provide those of you who have gone for a reward with the Limited Edition DVD with an upgrade to the imitation book packaging! With... (Read More)

Final 48 Hours!

September 3rd - via:
Hi all, We're now in the final 48 hours of our funding period, fully funded and at the time of writing this update we're very close to our first stretch goal. What a month it has been. This is a fantastic achievement and I'd like to thank everyone... (Read More)

Stretch Goal Added - Limited CD Print

August 28th - via:
Hi all, We have added an extra item to our £10,000 stretch goal. If we reach £10,000 we will produce a limited edition of our first CD print run. Like the DVD stretch goal, this will mainly apply to the packaging of the product with each CD... (Read More)

We need your help!

August 28th - via:
Hi all, During this important last week of funding we know how much of an impact getting featured on Kickstarter's email called "Happening". If you really like the sound of our project and want to help us raise as much as possible, what we'd love is... (Read More)

100% Fully Funded - Thank You!

August 24th - via:
We've reached 100%! Thank you to all of our wonderful backers! We are now fully funded, and with 10 days still remaining there is enough time to reach our stretch goals! £9,000 - Limited Edition DVD packaging will be improved from a standard DVD... (Read More)

Artwork Postcard for ALL BACKERS*

August 23rd - via:
Hi everyone, We are so very close to our funding target! Thank you to everyone who has backed us so far and please do keep sharing the project any place you can. Most of our funding has come via Facebook, so if you know any pages or groups who may... (Read More)

Uncut Videos

August 18th - via:
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£150 & £200 Reward Additions - Complete Unedited Extras

August 16th - via:
Hi all, We have passed 75% and backers only will shortly be getting unedited versions of the short video contributions Lisa Bowerman and Nick Scovell provided for the project video. Additions to £150 & £200 RewardsWe would like as many backers... (Read More)

The Loudness War

August 13th - via:
Hello all, In this small update we would like to introduce you to a rule we have with our audio productions. One that we will never break... We are against the so-called Loudness War! The Loudness War - Osiris Inlay There has been a growing trend of... (Read More)

Behind-the-Scenes Video Exclusives for Backers Only

August 11th - via:
Hello all, This is a small update to let everyone know that throughout the production we will be filming as much of the creative process as possible for the limited edition releases and posting short behind-the-scenes clips, or teasers if you like,... (Read More)

50% Funded! - Fighting Machines: Concept to Final Design

August 9th - via:
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£150 Reward Tier Added

August 8th - via:
Hi all, We have added a reward tier at £150 for those who would like to give that little bit more than £100. This tier contains everything from the top VIP Signed Package but without the cast and crew signed scripts. The reason for this addition is... (Read More)

Early Unused Artwork - Fighting Machines in London

August 6th - via:
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We’ve Reached 25%! Thank You – USB Content & New Reward Tier

August 5th - via:
Thank you! Funding for our faithful audio adaptation of H. G. Wells’ The War of the Worlds has reached 25%. Martin, Lisa and Nick would like to thank every single backer for their pledge towards making this fantastic production happen. Thank you. A... (Read More)

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