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Home Of My Memories: A New Crowdfunded Animated Short

by Peter Paltridgeon December 27, 2016
Ana Portillo & Javier Méndez of El Paso, Texas have worked on several projects together — Javier on the creative end and Ana handling the financial side. Now they’re putting together their first computer-animated short, “Home Of My Memories.” “Home” is described as “about a grandfather, who teaches his grandson to build a little model […]
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“Glass Ceiling”: A New Crowdfunded Animated Short

by Peter Paltridgeon December 19, 2016
“Glass Ceiling” is a cartoon short now under production at the Savannah College of Art and Design, directed and Produced by Cierra Maach (currently a Senior at Savannah). Cierra is commanding a twenty-two member team, made up of her classmates, to work on the animation. It’s an abstract short where a man and a woman […]

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Hearts Are Wild In This Crowdfunded Animated Short, “In A Heartbeat”

by Peter Paltridgeon December 13, 2016
There’s a saying that the heart wants what it wants. A new short under production by two students at the Ringling College of Art and Design takes that concept to its extreme. Sherwin is a shy, closeted boy who dreams of his crush object Jonathan but is too scared to make his feelings public. That’s […]

‘Doctor Puppet’ Announces Crowd Funding Drive For Finale

by Grant Whiteon February 29, 2016
Following the uploading of the seventh episode, popular Doctor Who fan stop motion series Doctor Puppet has announced an Indiegogo crowd funding drive in order to produce the eighth and final instalment. The series had previously successfully used the service to generate funds to produce the 2014 Christmas special ‘The Planet That Came For Christmas’. It […]

Joel Hodgson Launches Kickstarter Campaign To Bring Back “Mystery Science Theater 3000”

by Grant Whiteon November 11, 2015
Beloved by generations of fans the world over, Mystery Science Theater 3000 (MST3K) popularised the concept of riffing in which bad media watching is made tolerable by witty jokes at its expense. Interest in continuing the show never died following its unfortunate TV cancellation but rights issues made this impossible, with the groups responsible for […]
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Sandra Oh to Crowdfund Animated Feature Film “Window Horses”

by Ed Liuon October 28, 2014
The Hollywood Reporter notes that actor Sandra Oh’s next project after exiting the hit TV series Grey’s Anatomy is an animated feature film titled Window Horses: a collaboration with Canadian director Ann Marie Fleming that is raising initial funding through an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign. The movie will center on Rosie Ming, a young mixed-race Canadian […]

Crowdfunding and the Future of Animation

by Joshua Baileyon May 1, 2013
With the rise of Kickstarter, more and more people in the entertainment industry are turning to crowdfunding with the hope that the general public will be more receptive of their ideas than the executives that they usually work with. However, while it’s somewhat common to see a game developer or a movie director going it […]