#filmSOS Crowdfunding Campaigns Recap – Nov 24, 2014

| November 24, 2014

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Everyone could use a little help. Check out our latest recap of the most promising film projects using crowdfunding, like Kickstarter and Indiegogo.

Do you have a #filmSOS? To be included in our next #filmSOS Crowdfunding Recap, email your request to filmschoolshorts [at] kqed [dot] org. In the body of the email, include a link to your crowdfunding campaign page, a brief description of your project and what university you’re affiliated with. Let us know how you heard about us. Write “#filmSOS Crowdfunding Recap” and the title of your project in the subject line.

#filmSOS Crowdfunding Campaigns Recap

#filmSOS Crowdfunding Campaigns Recap

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My Alexandra

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My Alexandra

SCHOOL: Drexel University

DESCRIPTION:Just before Alexandra walks down the isle, she is reminded of her late father and all of the little moments that made a big difference in her life.
COUNTDOWN: This campaign started on Nov 02 and will close on January 01, 2015 (11:59pm PT).

LINK: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/my-alexandra

Slow Creep

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Slow Creep

SCHOOL: University of Texas-Austin
DESCRIPTION:”Slow Creep” is a charming, if grisly, story about a fifteen-year-old girl who, being a horror fan, has just found a very rare VHS tape and is excited to watch it with her brother. He, however, plans to take advantage of a night without parents by inviting his boyfriend over. Neither of them gets what they’re hoping for, though, when the tape turns out to be haunted by a disgusting, slimy, disintegrating, shuffling monster.

COUNTDOWN: This project will close on Wednesday Dec 3 2014 8:36 PM PST.

LINK: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jimhickcox/slow-creep/

The Snake

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Raphael’s Thesis Film The Snake

 

SCHOOL: Wesleyan

DESCRIPTION: A stop motion animation adaptation of the Italian folk tale “The Snake,” a story of material excess with fittingly extravagant imagery.

COUNTDOWN: This project will close on Friday Dec 19 2014 7:10 PM PST.

LINK: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/331167020/raphaels-thesis-film

Seven Days

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Seven Days

SCHOOL: San Francisco Art Institute

DESCRIPTION: A student short film about an estranged couple taking seven days to drive across the US and using this trip to fix their relationship.

COUNTDOWN: This project will close on Sunday Dec 14 2014 4:52 PM PST.

LINK: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1328993157/seven-days-a-student-short-film

 Dream Big

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Dream Big

SCHOOL: Keene State College

DESCRIPTION: Dream Big is a senior thesis film which proposes to explore dreams inspired by interviews with children and senior citizens.

COUNTDOWN: This project will close on Friday Dec 19 2014 12:00 PM PST.

LINK: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1914004386/dream-big

The Worth of One Word

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The Worth of One Word

SCHOOL: NYU Tisch Asia

DESCRIPTION: Actions speak louder than words but what if words are all you have? This film tracks one man’s difficult journey to say those words.

COUNTDOWN: This project will close on Wednesday Dec 24 2014 9:08 AM PST.

LINK: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/112018118/the-worth-of-one-word-an-mfa-thesis-film

Timeline

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Timeline

SCHOOL: Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD)

DESCRIPTION: With the technology of time-travel available to him, a young Captain’s unorthodox use of time-travel threatens all of creation.

COUNTDOWN: This project will close on Dec 13 2014 6:53 PM PST.

LINK: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/msmmotionpictures/timeline-a-senior-thesis-film

Gone

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Gone

SCHOOL: Full Sail University

DESCRIPTION: A film about a girl suffering from past traumas, as told from a unique perspective.

COUNTDOWN: This campaign started on Nov 19 and will close on December 04, 2014 (11:59pm PT).

LINK: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/gone-full-sail-student-film

Maggie Kaszuba’s Senior Thesis

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Maggie Kaszuba’s Senior Thesis

SCHOOL: Fairleigh Dickinson University

DESCRIPTION: An amazing story of a high school basketball player that overcomes challenges and finds strength because of an unexpected loss.

COUNTDOWN: This project will close on Friday Dec 19 2014 6:33 AM PST.

LINK: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1842931744/maggie-kaszubas-senior-thesis

Once Upon a Dream

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Once Upon A Dream

SCHOOL: Tulane University

DESCRIPTION: Short film about two people who meet in their dreams and try to find each other in reality.

COUNTDOWN: This campaign started on Nov 03 and will close on December 13, 2014 (11:59pm PT).

LINK: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/once-upon-a-dream-student-film

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Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer