Less Than Far Films

Less Than Far Films A documentary production company that focuses on disappearing places, underrepresented characters, indigenous communities, and unique Americana.

A documentary production company that focuses on disappearing places, underrepresented characters, indigenous international communities, and unique Americana. For more information, please visit www.lessthanfar.com or email us at [email protected].

If you've wanted to help us tell this story, help Middlegate keep theirs going! Our thoughts are with you, Dave. Love yo...
12/10/2014
Click here to support PROPERTY TAXES, FUNERAL FUND by Middlegate Station

If you've wanted to help us tell this story, help Middlegate keep theirs going! Our thoughts are with you, Dave. Love you.

Help us Save Middlegate station, a wonderful family run historic site in the middle of Nevada, we have no power and must rely on generators a very expensive proposition at best, but this past year has been the most difficult of them all, besides losing our 3 generators to old age and a freak acci...

Hey congrats to our friend Candy Factory Productions for this fantastic write up in indieWIRE. It IS a great time to be ...
11/14/2014
Why It's a Great Time to Be an Independent Filmmaker

Hey congrats to our friend Candy Factory Productions for this fantastic write up in indieWIRE. It IS a great time to be an independent filmmaker!

In a guest post, writer/producer/actress Naomi McDougall Jones explains why the crisis in film distribution has provided a great opportunity for indie filmmaker

We're busy learning at #DOCNYC this week and next. Come by #IFC, grab a Last Roadhouse postcard, and catch a great film!
11/13/2014

We're busy learning at #DOCNYC this week and next. Come by #IFC, grab a Last Roadhouse postcard, and catch a great film!

Ok, it's not about #Middlegate and it doesn't work for #offgrid communities. But major props to Flyover's home state for...
11/04/2014
New York Solar Program residential solar panels at discount pricing.

Ok, it's not about #Middlegate and it doesn't work for #offgrid communities. But major props to Flyover's home state for being a leader in the #solar revolution!!!

New York Solar Program for your residential or commercial application at the lowest prices on the planet.

This isn't Trixie's costume, she strips for tips at the #Middlegate bar! Happy Halloween from the Middle of Nowhere!
10/31/2014

This isn't Trixie's costume, she strips for tips at the #Middlegate bar! Happy Halloween from the Middle of Nowhere!

Less Than Far Films's cover photo
10/21/2014

Less Than Far Films's cover photo

At long last, the new lastroadhouse.com has finally arrived! Check it out, pass it on, and let us know what you think!!!
10/21/2014
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At long last, the new lastroadhouse.com has finally arrived! Check it out, pass it on, and let us know what you think!!!

THE LAST ROADHOUSE A documentary about accessibility to renewable energy told through the unique story of Middlegate Station, Nevada. Click here to watch the teaser!

Solar City wants everyone to invest in solar, and is offering bonds to do so. How to reach out to people #offgrid though...
10/16/2014
SolarCity Offers Bonds, Wants Everybody To Invest In Solar

Solar City wants everyone to invest in solar, and is offering bonds to do so. How to reach out to people #offgrid though?

SolarCity on Wednesday announced a direct sale of $200 million in bonds through its own online portal, an offering that targets consumers rather than institutional or accredited investors. SolarCity executives made it known in January this year that they planned to roll out a website to allow invest…

A Filipino company today announced it'll give #solar to #offgrid areas. Will the U.S. ever follow suit?
10/15/2014
NAPOCOR to give off-grid areas solar power under 5-yr. program

A Filipino company today announced it'll give #solar to #offgrid areas. Will the U.S. ever follow suit?

The National Power Corporation on Monday said it is rolling out a five-year electrification program focusing on renewable energy, particularly solar power, to cover remote areas not served by the main power grid.

Ever think about what it takes to get #offgrid like our modern-day pioneers at Middlegate?
10/14/2014
Living On Solar: Is Ditching The Grid Realistic? | Off The Grid News

Ever think about what it takes to get #offgrid like our modern-day pioneers at Middlegate?

Living On Solar: Is Ditching The Grid Realistic? Written by: John Cagle Grid Threats October 13, 2014 25 Comments Print This Article Image source: iowaenvironmentalfocus If you’ve ever thought about ditching the grid and going solar, then you’re not alone. Odds are that you’re living in a home righ…

Australia has a lot of #offgrid space, and sets the standard. Thirty remote communities to add 10MW of #solar projects, ...
10/13/2014
Australia: remote communities to add 10 MW of offgrid projects

Australia has a lot of #offgrid space, and sets the standard. Thirty remote communities to add 10MW of #solar projects, funded by the Aussie government. What can we learn?

30 remote indigenous communities in Australia’s Northern Territory are set to add 10 MW of PV capacity in a AUD$55 million (US$47.8 million) program. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and the NT Government will both provide funding for the program, both contributing AUD$27.5 million (US…

10/10/2014

Is it true that it's illegal to live #offgrid in Florida?

A big shout-out & best of luck to Maggie Urban-Waala, our extraordinary intern this summer. Thanks so much, girl—you'l...
10/06/2014
Students Learn From 'Best and Brightest' During New York Experience

A big shout-out & best of luck to Maggie Urban-Waala, our extraordinary intern this summer. Thanks so much, girl—you'll be missed at this "Best and Brightest" New York company : )

From watching a taping of “The Late Show with David Letterman” to getting assignments on the air, 14 SoC students learned at the center of media production this summer during the sixth annual New York Experience course, led by Professor Ellen Fleysher.

09/06/2014
North Brooklyn Boat Club: Wilderness Survival

Back from the Burn with good news—Flyover makes its NY debut with a showcase at the Greenpoint Film Festival this September 19th! Get a sneak peek here.

In January 2014, four native New Yorkers gathered under the Pulaski Bridge on the Brooklyn-Queens border to take course in basic wilderness survival skills.

Photos from Less Than Far Films's post
08/09/2014

Photos from Less Than Far Films's post

Day 1 Scene 1: featuring Russ, Mike, and that damn generator!
08/07/2014

Day 1 Scene 1: featuring Russ, Mike, and that damn generator!

The Flyover crew is officially off to Middlegate Station ! One of our last rounds of production before The Last Roadhous...
08/05/2014

The Flyover crew is officially off to Middlegate Station ! One of our last rounds of production before The Last Roadhouse is finally ready for your viewing pleasure!

"We are witnessing the beginning of a massive shift to a new energy-distribution model – from the "central station" ut...
07/10/2014
The Turning Point: New Hope for the Climate

"We are witnessing the beginning of a massive shift to a new energy-distribution model – from the "central station" utility-grid model that goes back to the 1880s to a "widely distributed" model with rooftop solar cells, on-site and grid battery storage, and micro grids."

Read more: http://www.rollingstone.com/politics/news/the-turning-point-new-hope-for-the-climate-20140618#ixzz375xNMzni
Follow us: @rollingstone on Twitter | RollingStone on Facebook

It's time to accelerate the shift toward a low-carbon future

This summer brings exciting plans, beautiful weather, great times with friends, and a combination of the three as we get...
06/08/2014

This summer brings exciting plans, beautiful weather, great times with friends, and a combination of the three as we get ready to head back to a downright gem of a town, Middlegate, NV in August. Can't wait to see what great stuff they give us this time around!

Taking a breather from The Last Roadhouse to edit this fun time lapse of an Esquire shoot at ACME Studio. Cinematography...
06/04/2014
ACME Studio Blog

Taking a breather from The Last Roadhouse to edit this fun time lapse of an Esquire shoot at ACME Studio. Cinematography by Dirby.

ACME Studio is a photo and video rental studio, prop rental house, and set design and fabrication...

05/22/2014
The Last Roadhouse Teaser

And a big ole drum roll please.... here is a look at what you can expect from The Last Roadhouse in our never-before-seen and brand spankin' new trailer! Enjoy!

Middlegate Station, Nevada is an old Pony Express roadhouse that provides essential food, gas, and lodging to ranchers, miners, military, travelers, and truckers…

05/22/2014

Flyover Pictures would like to publicly welcome our newest team member, Maggie Waala! She's a New York native working on a degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Miami, and she's got experience as a producer, a columnist, and as an all-around smart and creative lady. Super excited to have her as part of our team.

Less Than Far Films's cover photo
05/13/2014

Less Than Far Films's cover photo

Flyover Pics EP Lisette interviewed in the Northern Nevada Business Weekly! (Yes, you can't read it without a subscripti...
05/13/2014
Highway 50 icon toils off the grid | nnbw.com

Flyover Pics EP Lisette interviewed in the Northern Nevada Business Weekly!

(Yes, you can't read it without a subscription, but it's fantastic news for getting the word out about Middlegate.)

The Loneliest Highway could get a lot lonelier. A project to build a solar array to power a café, bar and motel in historic Middlegate Station – a one-time Pony

Less Than Far Films's cover photo
04/10/2014

Less Than Far Films's cover photo

Amazing write-up in MikesFilmTalk!!! Check it out, and don't miss your chance to donate in the FINAL 70 HOURS of our Kic...
04/09/2014
Old West Icon Faces Closure Flyover Pictures Hopes to Help

Amazing write-up in MikesFilmTalk!!! Check it out, and don't miss your chance to donate in the FINAL 70 HOURS of our Kickstarter!

The Pony Express was a short but vital part of the American West and the history books tell of a group of young men, boys really, who rode hard and fast against the elements, indian raids, bandits ...

The Last Roadhouse was chosen as a Kickstarter Staff Pick! Thanks for all your support so far... but don't miss your cha...
04/08/2014
The Last Roadhouse

The Last Roadhouse was chosen as a Kickstarter Staff Pick! Thanks for all your support so far... but don't miss your chance to be a part of this project, only 4 days to go!

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

The Last Roadhouse was chosen as a Kickstarter staff pick! Thanks for getting us this far!
04/07/2014

The Last Roadhouse was chosen as a Kickstarter staff pick! Thanks for getting us this far!

You guys are awesome—we're so, so close now. Five days, $500. We can totally do this... but we need your help!
04/07/2014
The Last Roadhouse

You guys are awesome—we're so, so close now. Five days, $500. We can totally do this... but we need your help!

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

Happy Monday! Start the week off right by donating the cost of breakfast to this worthwhile film project. Thanks for you...
04/07/2014
The Last Roadhouse

Happy Monday! Start the week off right by donating the cost of breakfast to this worthwhile film project. Thanks for your support!

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

Only one week left! Thanks so much for all your support so far—we're so close. Anything you can give is sincerely appr...
04/05/2014
The Last Roadhouse

Only one week left! Thanks so much for all your support so far—we're so close. Anything you can give is sincerely appreciated.

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

ONLY 10 DAYS TO GO! That's 10 spins on an axis, 10 bedtimes, 10 lunches, and only 10 more chances to be a part of this i...
04/02/2014
The Last Roadhouse

ONLY 10 DAYS TO GO! That's 10 spins on an axis, 10 bedtimes, 10 lunches, and only 10 more chances to be a part of this important story!

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

The Last Roadhouse featured on Film Courage! Check it out and pass it on!
03/31/2014
Film Courage | Empowering Independent Filmmakers and Creatives

The Last Roadhouse featured on Film Courage! Check it out and pass it on!

Film Courage is a website and radio show focusing on DIY/DIWO approaches to indie filmmaking. We aim to empower independent filmmakers and other creatives through interviews and stories from fellow artists.

Last chance to support the The Last Roadhouse! Only 12 days to go and we are almost there.  Thank you for your continued...
03/31/2014
The Last Roadhouse

Last chance to support the The Last Roadhouse! Only 12 days to go and we are almost there. Thank you for your continued help!

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

ONLY 12 DAYS TO GO!!! If you've already donated, thanks so much. If you haven't and can spare even just $1 to help us ou...
03/30/2014
The Last Roadhouse

ONLY 12 DAYS TO GO!!! If you've already donated, thanks so much. If you haven't and can spare even just $1 to help us out, it'd go a long way.

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

Anyone know someone in the NY area who'd like to learn the ropes of independent production? Must be a good transcriber. ...
03/28/2014
Internship opportunity with acclaimed independent documentary

Anyone know someone in the NY area who'd like to learn the ropes of independent production? Must be a good transcriber. Thanks!

[ post ][ account ]0 favoritesCL >new york >brooklyn >all gigs >crew gigs— — —✉☎replyxprohibited[?]Posted: 2014-03-28 6:07pm Internship opportunity with acclaimed independent documentary (Ridgewood) Onderdonk at Menahan (google map) (yahoo map) The Last Roadhouse is an independent documentary curren...

98 backers—how unbelievably humbling. Help make our weekend happy and put us over 100!
03/28/2014
The Last Roadhouse

98 backers—how unbelievably humbling. Help make our weekend happy and put us over 100!

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

Heck yeah renewable energies! Be a truly patriotic American patriot and support efforts to reduce our dependency on fore...
03/28/2014
The Last Roadhouse

Heck yeah renewable energies! Be a truly patriotic American patriot and support efforts to reduce our dependency on foreign oil and fossil fuels. It's the most American thing you can do!

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

We feel so loved! Almost to 100 backers. If you've donated, here's a virtual hug from us. If you haven't, help us get to...
03/26/2014
The Last Roadhouse

We feel so loved! Almost to 100 backers. If you've donated, here's a virtual hug from us. If you haven't, help us get to the big 1-0-0!

Off-grid & generator-powered, historic Middlegate, NV is threatened by rising diesel costs—an omen of America's fuel-dependent future.

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