2011 was an amazing year for our project. As you can see on the map, we covered a lot of ground, with over a dozen sites visited around the eastern half of the country, including our two-week midwest road trip. Along the way, we met a lot of great people, many of which led us to even more people to interview, and even more fair-related sites to visit.
When I started on this documentary, I thought this would be just about the time we would be kicking back, and enjoying watching the final cut of the film. However, we've had so many fascinating additional paths to explore, that we now have most likely another 10 to 12 months of shooting. That's good news though, as it will give us the time to make a better, more fitting tribute to this fascinating event of American history.
Thank you to everyone who has visited the site, friended us on facebook, donated footage, pointed us to a great interview, and made donations to keep the project going. I'm looking forward to what is sure to be a challenging and ultimately enjoyable year of filming.